Kerala PSC Sergeant Exam Previous Question Paper 27-07-2019

Previous Question Paper of Sergeant Exam Conducted by Kerala PSC on 17-07-2019

Question Paper Code: 28/2019/OL
Category Code: 115/2017

Question1:-What is the value of `(55-15)^2 + 4 xx 55 xx 15`
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question2:-The square of `2(1)/(5)` is
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question3:-Ram sold an article for Rs. 630 at a loss of 10%. At what price should it be sold to earn a profit of 15%
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question4:-The sum of 1500 and 40% of a number, the result is the number itself. What is the 30% of that number?
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question5:-The ratio between three numbers are 3 : 4 : 5 and sum of their squares is 5000. What is the sum of the numbers
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question6:-A and B together can complete a piece of work in 24 days. B and C together can complete a piece of work in 30
days. C and A together can complete a piece of work in 40 days. A, B and C together will be able to complete the same work
in _______ days.
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question7:-What is the average of composite numbers between 1 and 15?
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question8:-Simplify `(9^{-2}xx 3^4xx16^2)/(4^3xx5^{-1})`
Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question9:-What is the 101th term of the sequence 105, 112, 119,...?
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question10:-The area of a rectangular hall is 1875 square meter. The length of the hall is three times its breadth. The
perimeter of the hall is
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question11:-Look at the series 6,18, 38, 66. What number should come next
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question12:-If _________ stands for ×, × stands for +, + stands for ÷, ÷ stands for −, then the value of 8×4–3÷20+5 is
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question13:-Find the odd one out
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question14:-Time in the mirror reflection is 11 : 50. What is the actual time in the clock
 A:-8 : 10
 B:-12 : 10
 C:-12 : 40
 D:-11 : 20
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question15:-Ammu walks 10 km towards North. From there she walks 14 km towards south. Then she walks 3 km towards
East. How for and in which direction is she with reference to her starting point.
 A:-5 km South East
 B:-5 km North
 C:-7 km East
 D:-7 km North West
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question16:-If SCHOOL is coded as HXSLLO, then the code for EDUCATION will be
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question17:-Find the value of the following
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question18:-In a month three sundays were on even dates. The 13th of the month is a A:-Tuesday
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question19:-What is the angle between the hour hand and minute hand of a clock when the time is 12 : 30?
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question20:-'Kerala is related to Elephant'. In a similar way Andra Pradesh is related to
 C:-Black buck
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question21:-Pick out the correct expression from the following
 A:-An university
 B:-A hour
 C:-An European
 D:-A Unicorn
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question22:-Which of the following word means ''the most important work of an artist''?
 B:-Magnum opus
 C:-Alma mater
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question23:-Which one among the following means ''something that occurs very rarely''?
 A:-Once in a blue moon
 B:-Once upon a time
 C:-Once bitten, twice shy
 D:-None of these
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question24:-Masculine gender form of the word 'Niece'
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question25:-Pick out one word substitute which means ''strong unreasonable fear of something''
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question26:-Which of the following is the correct reported form of ''Did he write the exam''?
 A:-... asked if he wrote the exam
 B:-... asked if he had written the exam
 C:-...asked if he has written the exam
 D:-... asked if he would write the exam
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question27:-Which one is the correct sentence given below?
 A:-She raises very early in the morning
 B:-She rises very early in the morning
 C:-She raise very early in the morning
 D:-She rise very early in the morning
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question28:-Plural form of the word 'ox' is _________.
 D:-None of these
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question29:-In the following sentence what is the function of the word 'friendly'
''Every one loves our friendly nature''.
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question30:-Complete the following sentence
They look tired, __________?
 A:-Did they
 B:-Do they
 C:-Don't they
 D:-Didn't they
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question31:-Fill in the blank using correct answer.
I want ___________ a movie.
 A:-For watch
 B:-To watch
 C:-At watch
 D:-None of these
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question32:-My teacher has been working here _________ ten years.
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question33:-Everything _______ destroyed by him.
 A:-have been
 B:-were being
 C:-has been
 D:-are being
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question34:-It is very hot out. You'd better __________ an umbrella.
 B:-to take
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question35:-Passive form of the following sentence is ________.
''They saw dogs in the hall''
 A:-Dogs are seen in the hall
 B:-Dogs have been seen in the hall
 C:-Dogs were seen in the hall
 D:-Dogs were being seen in the hall
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question36:-Antonym of the word 'Patient'
D:-None of these
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question37:-The question form of the statement
''He came by car''.
 A:-Does he came by car?
 B:-Did he come by car?
 C:-Do he come by car?
 D:-Did he came by car?
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question38:-If he didn't appear late, he _________.
 A:-wouldn't be disappointed
 B:-will not be disappointed
 C:-will be selected
 D:-will not be selected
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question39:-They agreed to meet at the airport, but he didn't ________.
 A:-turn up
 B:-call at
 C:-turn on
 D:-call on
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question40:-Pick out the correctly spelt word that means free time
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question41:-As per Indian Constitution, the term 'WE' in the preamble means
 A:-Indian people
 B:-Indian parliament
 C:-Indian Ministers
 D:-Indian President
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question42:-Istanbul is the modern name of which medieval city?
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question43:-When did Europeans first reach America?
 A:-9th century
 B:-11th century
 C:-15th century
 D:-18th century
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question44:-Who appointed K.R. Narayanan as ambassador to the United States of America?
 A:-Indira Gandhi
 B:-Rajiv Gandhi
 C:-I.K. Gujral
 D:-Manmohan Singh
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question45:-Who was the first vice president of India?
 A:-V.V. Giri
 B:-Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
 C:-Dr. Zakir Husian
 D:-Giani Zail Singh
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question46:-The Architect of Indian Constitution is
A:-Jawaharlal Nehru
 B:-Dr. Rajendra Prasad
 C:-Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
 D:-Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question47:-The government is responsible for free and compulsory education to all the children up to the age
 A:-12 years
 B:-14 years
 C:-16 years
 D:-13 years
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question48:-How many members nominated in Lok Sabha?
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question49:-As per the 2011 census the urban population of India is
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question50:-Which day is celebrated Farmer's day in Kerala?
 A:-Karkkadakam 8
 B:-Kanni 5
 C:-Midhunam 5
 D:-Chingam 1
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question51:-The product that are available for consumption is called?
 A:-Finished goods
 B:-Raw materials
 C:-Intermediate goods
 D:-None of these
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question52:-The Indians adopted the technology of Charkha from the
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question53:-The Earth day is celebrated on
 A:-5th April
 B:-7th April
 C:-22nd April
 D:-30th April
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question54:-Give an example direct democracy
 A:-India, USA
 C:-Pakistan, Bangladesh
 D:-Russia, China
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question55:-Cultural and Educational rights are safeguarded mainly for
 D:-Teachers and students
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question56:-World by of social justice celebrated
 A:-20th February
 B:-21st February
 C:-20th March
 D:-21st March
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question57:-Name of the host Country for the environment day 2018
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question58:-Who won the Delhi marathon held on February 2018?
 A:-Ramsingh yadav
 B:-Arun Bharadwaj
 D:-Gopi thonakal
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question59:-In which city was the National Banana festival 2018 held?
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question60:-Chief Education Commissioner is appointed by _________.
 A:-Prime minister
 B:-Chief Justice
 C:-President of India
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question61:-India's nuclear ballistic missile Dhanush is known as __________.
 C:-Prithvi II
 D:-Prithvi III
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question62:-Who is the first independent female director of ICC (International Cricket Council)?
 A:-Neelam Kapoor
 B:-Indra Nooyi
 C:-Veda Krishnamurthy
 D:-Smriti madhana
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question63:-Which is the first railway line in India?
 A:-From Bombay to Delhi
 B:-From Bombay to Pune
 C:-From Bombay to Thana
 D:-From Bombay Kolkatta
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question64:-Who put the signature on the one rupee note?
 A:-Reserve Bank Governor
 B:-Central Finance Secretary
 C:-Finance Minister
 D:-State Bank Governor
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question65:-The year in which the Indian right to information Act came in to being
Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question66:-Which of the following is related to the Challenger deep?
 A:-Pacific Ocean
 B:-Indian Ocean
 C:-Atlantic Ocean
 D:-Artic Ocean
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question67:-What is the maximum capacity of a normal floppy disc?
 A:-1.44 KB
 B:-1.44 MB
 C:-1.44 GB
 D:-1.44 bytes
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question68:-The battle laid down the foundation of British administration in India
 A:-First Carnatic war
 B:-Battle of Buxar
 C:-Battle of plassey
 D:-Battle of Panipat
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question69:-Who lead ''Ezhava Memorial'' struggle in 1896 in Kerala?
 A:-Sree Narayana Guru
 B:-T.K. Madhavan
 C:-Dr. Palpu
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question70:-Sadhujana Paripalana Sangham was founded by
 A:-Sree narayana Guru
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question71:-PoykayilAppachan was born at
 B:-Maran kulam
 C:-Kulathoor kunnu
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question72:-The first state to pass Constitution Amendment bill on GST
 D:-West Bengal
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question73:-Father of Indian Renaissance is
 A:-Swami Vivekananda
 B:-Pandita Ramabai
 C:-Raja Ram Mohan Roy
 D:-Dayananda Saraswathi
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question74:-We can make a soap by adding any oil to _________ and stirring the mixture.
 A:-Hydrochloric acid
 B:-Caustic soda
 C:-Salt water
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question75:-Which gas is related during photosynthesis?
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question76:-World Red Cross days is on
 A:-December 5
 B:-May 8
 C:-January 11
 D:-March 20
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question77:-Who said ''Swaraj is my birth right''?
 A:-Bal Gangadhar Tilak
 B:-Rabindranath Tagore
 C:-Gopal Krishna Gokhale
 D:-Dadabhai Naoroji
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question78:-Who began to practice Samapanthibhojanam?
 B:-Sree Narayana Guru
 C:-Mannathu Padmanabhan
 D:-Vaikunda Swamikal
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question79:-Who was the founder of the newspaper Swadeshabhimani?
 A:-Kesari Balakrishna Pillai
 B:-Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai
 C:-Vakkom Abudul Khadir Moulavi
 D:-Sadhodran Ayyappan
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question80:-Which country faced Tsunami on 11 March 2011?
 D:-New Zealand
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question81:-Who is the designer of the symbol of Indian Rupee?
 A:-Dr. Rengarajan
 B:-Dr. Reghuram Rajan
 D:-Udaya Kumar
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question82:-Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai won Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award in 1957 for
 C:-Thottiyude makan
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question83:-The Malayalam Grammar Book, Kerala Kaumudi is written by
 B:-Hermann Gundert
 C:-Kovunni Nedungadi
 D:-Ulloor S. Parameswara Iyer
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question84:-Indian standard time is ____________ than Greenwich time.
 A:-`7(1)/(2)` hours slower
 B:-5 hours slower
 C:-`5(1)/(2)` hours slower
 D:-`5(1)/(2)` hours faster
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question85:-Who among the following was awarded Ashoka Chakra on 26 January 2018?
 A:-Jyoti Prakash Nirala
 B:-Hangpan Dada
C:-Sandeep Unnikrishnan
 D:-Jojan Thomas
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question86:-Infantry Day is celebrated on
 A:-February 27
 B:-August 27
 C:-September 27
 D:-October 27
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question87:-Which of the following is a nuclear-powered submarine used by Indian Navy?
 A:-INS Shishumar
 B:-INS Shankush
 C:-INS Arihant
 D:-INS Kalvari
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question88:-India' first nuclear experiment was held on
 A:-18th May 1974
 B:-11th May 1998
 C:-11th April 1974
 D:-18th May 1998
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question89:-NASA, the largest space agency in the world is headquartered at
 A:-New York
 B:-Washington DC
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question90:-Who wrote the novel Adukkalayil Ninnu Arangathekku?
 A:-V.T. Bhattathiripad
 B:-Lalithambika Antharjanam
 C:-Kamala Das
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question91:-Who introduced the system called ''A school along with every church'' aimed at giving Education and
knowledge for everyone?
 A:-Simon Stock
 B:-St. Alphonsa
 C:-Marth Euphrasia Eluvathingal
 D:-Kuriakose Elias Chavara
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question92:-Who is popularly known as Jhansi Rani of Travancore?
 A:-Lalithambika Antharjanam
 B:-A.V. Kuttimalu Amma
 C:-Arya Pallon
 D:-Accamma Cherian
 Correct Answer:- Option-D
Question93:-Who among the following was awarded the Kaiser-i-Hindi medal by king George v in 1919 for public work?
 A:-Maharaja Rama Varma
 B:-Shakthan Thampuran
 C:-Parukutty Nethyar Amma
 D:-Swathi Thirunal
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question94:-Solar energy reaches earth in the form of
 A:-Short waves
 B:-Long waves
 C:-Medium waves
 D:-Heat waves
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question95:-Human Development Index is prepared and published by
 D:-World Bank
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question96:-Darshanamala is written by
 B:-Sri Narayana Guru
 C:-Chattambi Swamikal
 D:-Sahodaran Ayyappan
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question97:-Which is the least populous state in India?
 Correct Answer:- Option-B
Question98:-Which is the instrument used for examining the blood pressure?
 Correct Answer:- Option-A
Question99:-pH value of human blood is
 Correct Answer:- Option-C
Question100:-Headquarters of WTO is situated at
 Correct Answer:- Option-B