POSTAL / SORTING ASSISTANT (Kerala Circle) PREVIOUS QUESTION PAPER 2014
1.The first temporary president of Constituent Assembly was:
(A) Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar
(B) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
(C) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(D) Dr. Sachidanand Sinha
Answer: (D) Dr. Sachidanand Sinha
2.Which among the following was the major demand of the Bardoli Satyagraha (1928) organized under the leadership of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel?
(A) Rollback of newly enhanced revenue rate
(B) Supply of Agricultural Inputs to farmers at subsidized rate
(C) Land to the tiller
(D) Increase the rates of labour wage
Answer: (A) Rollback of newly enhanced revenue rate
3.During the time of which Mughal emperor did the English East India Company establish its first factory in India?
Answer: (D) Jahangir
4.Find the incorrect statement:
(A) Full moon occurs when the moon comes between the Earth and Sun
(B) The difference in minutes between the Greenwich time and the local time at a place can be derived by multiplying the longitude of place by four
(C) Spring Tide is caused by the gravitational pull of the moon and the sun together in the same direction
(D) A line on a map that join all places of the same height above sea level is called contour line
Answer: (A) Full moon occurs when the moon comes between the Earth and Sun
5.The refractive indices of Kerosene, Turpentine and water are 1.44, 1.47 and 1.33 respectively. Light will have maximum speed in:
(B) Speed remains same for all
Answer: (A) Water
6.Who is credited with the discovery of Electron?
(A) James Chadwick
(C) E. Goldstein
(D) J.J. Thompson
Answer: (D) J.J. Thompson
7.Which of the following gases are given out during photosynthesis?
(D) Carbon dioxide
Answer: (C) Oxygen
8.What is the script of Ashoka’s inscriptions?
(C) Dev Nagri
Answer: (D) Brahmi
9.Which of the following articles of Constitution says that the executive power of every state shall be so exercised as not to impede or prejudice the exercise of the executive power of Union?
(A) Article 258
(B) Article 355
(C) Article 356
(D) Article 257
Answer: (D) Article 257
10.The distance between the Earth and Sun is greatest during:
(A) Winter Solstice
(D) Summer Solstice
Answer: (B) Aphelion