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Maximum : 100 marks

Time : 1 hour and 15 minutes

1. Who won the Bharata Ratna award of 2008?

(C) Kiran Bedi (D) Mandakini Amte

A) Bhimsen Joshy (B) Pandit Jesraj

2. The first Youth Olympics was held in :

(A) Italy (B) Delhi

(c) Singapore (D) Cape Town

3. The winner of 64th Santhosh Trophy Football:

(A) Kerala

(C) Haryana

(B) Punjab

(D) West Bengal

4. The Kerala ADGP who won the President's Police medal of 2010 :

(A) Jacob Punnoose (B) Sibi Mathews

(C) Sreelekha (D) Vincent.M. Paul

5. Saina Nehwal, the winner of Rajiv Gandhi 'Khelratna Puraskar' is a player of :

(A) Badminton (B) Kabadi

(C) Football (D) Volley Ball

6. Who among the following is the U.S. Foreign secretary?

(A) Chelsi Clinton (B) Gordon Brown

(C) Hillari Clinton (D) Nicole Bill

7. In which year Right to Information Act came into force?

(A) 2006

(C) 2004

(B) 2003

D) 2005

8. Which among the following banks got ISO certificate first?

(A) S.B.T. (B) S.B.I.

(C) P.N.B. (D) CanaraBank

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9. Hertha Muller, the Nobel Prize (literature) winner of 2009 belongs to :

11.Nandigram', of West Bengal is in the district of:

A) Midnapur (B) Baharampur

(C) Haldiya (D) Bardaman

12. Lottery was first started in :

(A) Karnataka (B) Kerala

(C) Manipur (D) Meghalaya

13. Which among the following space agencies released the first ever image of entire universe

(an all-sky image) very recently?

(A) NASA (B). ISRO

(C) ESA (D) V.S.S.C

14.The code name given to India's first atomic explosion at Pokran in 1974 is :

(A) Buddhan Chirikkunnu (B) Operation Blue Star

(C) Fat Man (D) Operation Vijay

15. G. 15, the Economic Organisation of Developing countries was formed in the year :

(A) 1975 (B) 1992

(C) 1985 (D) 1990

16. Which of the following is not a tributary of Bharathappuzha?

(A) Kalppathippuzha (B) Chandragirippuzha

(C) Kannadippuzha (D) Thuthappuzha

17. The year in which the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation came into existence?

(A) 1960 (B) 1965

(C) 1984 (D) 1957

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(A) Austria (B) Rumania

(C) Denmark (D) Algeria

10. 'Fields Medal', is associated with :

(A) Mathematics (B) Literature

(C) Peace (D) Physics

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18. In which district the headquarter of Kerala Agro Machinery Corporation situates?

(A) Ernakulam (B) Kollam

(C) Idukki (D) Kasargod

19. The largest district in Kerala :

(A) Malappuram (B) Kannur

(C) Palakkad (D) Pathanamthitta

20. India's only Ayurvedic Mental Hospital is at

(A) Thycad (B) Kottakkal

(C) Panniyoor (D) Mannoothy

21. The biggest dam in Kerala :

(A) Peechi (B) Idukki

(C) Malampuzha (D) Mullapperiyar

22. Which among the following is known as Tavanapriya'?

APepper (B) Ginger

(C) Cardamom (D) Turmeric

23. Which among the following is the biggest irrigation project in Kerala?

(A) Peechi B) Kallada

(C) Idukki (D) Malampuzha

24. The scheme of 'Laksham Veedu' was launched by :

(A) M.N. Govindan Nair (B) E.M.S.

(C) A.K.Antony (D) P.K.V.

25. The most tragic event connected with Malabar rebellion :

(A) Blackhole tragedy (B) Wagon tragedy

(C) Chourichoura incident (D) Jalianwalabagh Massacre

26^- Which mountain range separates North India from Peninsular India?

(A) The Sulaiman ranges (B) The Aravalli ranges

(C) The Vindhyasatpura ranges (D) The Hindukush ranges

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