Published On: Mon, Jun 20th, 2011

Question and answers from Previous Kerala psc examinations

1) The Bekal Fort was built by

A) Tippu Sultan
B) British
C) Ikkeri Nayaks
D) Dutch

2) ‘Rajya Samacharam’ was published from Tellicherry by

A) Benjamin Baily
B) Arnos Patiri
C) Father Clement
D) Herman Gundert

3) Who among the following was not associated with Guruvayoor Satyagraha?

A) P. Krishna Pillai
B) K. Kelappan
C) A.K. Gopalan
D) Sree Narayana Guru

4) ‘Vimochana Samaram’ was launched under the leadership of

A) Pattom Thanupillai
B) Mannath Padmanabhan
C) K.P.Kesava Menon
D) V.T.Bhattatiripad

5) Gautama Buddha was born in

A) Buddh Gaya
B) Pataliputram
C) Lumbini
D) Vaisali

6) The language in which Sangam literature was written in

A) Pali
B) Sanskrit
C) Prakrit
D) Tamil

7) The Indus Valley houses were built of

A) Bricks
B) Mud
C) Woods
D) Stones

8) Dayananda Saraswathy was the founder of

A) Brahma samaj
B) Arya Samaj
C) Prasthana Samaj
D) Sarvodaya Samaj

9) The last Viceroy of British India was

A) Lord Wavell
B) Lord Mountbatten
C) Lord Irvin
D) Lord Dalhaousie

10) Which famous port of South India gives evidence of Indo-Roman trade?

A) Calicut
B) Madras
C) Arekamedu
D) Cochin

11) Home Rule Movement was started by

A) Balagangadhar Tilak
B) Lala Lajpat Rai
C) Mahatma Gandhi
D) G.K. Gokhale

12) Who was the Prime Minister of Britain when India achieved independence?

A) Winston Churchill
B) Harold Wilson
C) Ramsay Macdonald
D) Clement Atlee

13) ‘Mamankam Festival’ or “Mamangam Festival” of Medieval Kerala was conducted at

A) Tali Temple
B) Aluva
C) Thirunavaya
D) Kaladi

14) The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) was founded by

A) Singhania and Tata
B) Birla and Thakurdas
C) Tata and Birla
D) Tata and Thakurdas

15) Which state’s tourism department’s motto ‘God’s Own Country’?

A) Assam
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Karnataka
D) Kerala

16) Swami Anand Thirth was involved in

A) Vaikkom Sathagraha
B) Cannar revolts
C) Communist movement
D) Upliftment of Harijans

17) Who levied the tax known as ‘Chauth’?

A) The Cholas
B) The Marathas
C) The Mughals
D) The Mauryas

18) Which Buddhist Council was held during the reign of Asoka?

A) Fourth
B) First
C) Third (326 B.C)
D) Second

19) What is Cytology?

A) The study of cells
B) The study of Chemistry
C) The origin of creation
D) The Study of bio-systems

20) The system of subsidiary alliance was introduced by

A) Wellesley
B) Clive
C) Warren Hastings
D) Dalhousie

21) The Quit India Movement was adopted by the Indian National Congress at

A) Ahmedabad
B) Calcutta
C) Bombay
D) Pune

22) The Mehrauli Pillar inscription belongs to the period of the

A) Mauryas
B) Guptas
C) Suptas
D) Kushanas

23) The Sun’s energy is produced by

A) Nuclear fission
B) Burning of gases
C) Nuclear fusion
D) None of these

24) The freedom fighter who died in jail while on hunger strike was

A) Bhagat Singh
B) B.G. Tilak
C) Bipin Chandra Pal
D) Jatin Das

25) Numismatics is the study of

A) Medals
B) Stamps
C) Insects
D) Coins
1) A) Tippu Sultan
2) D) Herman Gundert
3) D) Sree Narayana Guru
4) B) Mannath Padmanabhan
5) C) Lumbini
6) D) Tamil
7) A) Bricks
8) B) Arya Samaj
9) B) Lord Mountbatten
10) C) Arekamedu
11) A) Balagangadhar Tilak
12) D) Clement Atlee
13) C) Thirunavaya
14) B) Birla and Thakurdas
15) D) Kerala
16) D) Upliftment of Harijans
17) B) The Marathas
18) C) Third (326 B.C)
19) A) The study of cells
20) A) Wellesley
21) C) Bombay
22) B) Guptas
23) C) Nuclear fusion
24) D) Jatin Das
25) D) Coins

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