Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Maximum Marks: 100

1. The first Governor of Kerala to die in office:
(a) Sikander Bhakth (b) V.V. Giri (c) P. Sivasankar (d) Rachaiya

2. The place where the airport is situated in Kozhikode:
(a) Karippur (b) Nedumbasseri (c) Tenhipalam (d) Kallayi

3. The first lion safari park in Kerala:
(a) Thekkady (b) Munnar (c) Neyyar (d) Malampuzha

4. The rainiest place of earth is:
(a) Cherrapunji (b) Lakshadweep (c) Nagpur (d) Jharkhand

5. Who is the present Governor of the Reverse Bank of India:
(a) Bimal Jalan (b) Y. Venugopal Reddy (c) C. Rangarajan (d) R.N. Malhotra

6. The well-known Kathakali artiste who passed away recently:
(a) Guru Gopinath (b) Kalamandalam Gangadharan (c) Chambakulam Pachu Pillai (d) Kalamandalam Krishankutty

7. The national news paper that celebrated its 125th Anniversary recently:
(a) Times of India (b) The New Indian Express (c) The Hindu (d) Mathrubhumi

8. The well-known Malayalam poet who celebrated the 75th Anniversary of his poetic career last month:
(a) Pala Narayanan Nair (b) Kunjunni (c) Akkitham (d) Chemmanam Chacko

9. The Raja Ravi Varma Award for 2003 was awarded to the artist:
(a) M.F. Hussain (b) Nampoothri (c) Jayasree Mishra (d) Amrita Sheri-gil

10 The Vice-president of India is:
(a) Manmohan Singh (b) Jaswant Singh (c) P. Chidambaram (d) Bhero Singh Shekawat

11 Kerala was officially named in:
(a) 1949 (b) 1948 (c) 1956 (d) 1958

12 The Minister for Cultural Affairs of Kerala is:
(a) G. Karthikeyan (b) M.M. Hasan (c) Kadavoor Sivadasan (d) P. Sankaran

13 The largest irrigation project in Kerala:
(a) Kallada (b) Idukki (c) Tirur (d) Thenmala

14 The Kundara Proclamation was made by:
(a) Pattom Thanu Pillai (b) Sri Chithira Thirunal (c) C.P. Ramaswami Iyer (d) Veluthampi Dalava

15 The first lady to become a minister of Kerala:
(a) Suseela Gopalan (b) Akkamma Cherian (c) K.R. Gouri (d) Lakshmi N. Menon

16 The writer who is known as ‘Swadeshabhimani’:
(a) E.V. Krishna Pillai (b) Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai (c) K. Ramakrishna Pillai (d) Vakkom Chandrasekharan Nair

17 The largest lake in Kerala:
(a) Kumarakom (b) Veli (c) Ashtamudi (d) Vembanad

18 The tallest mountain peak in Kerala:
(a) Nilgiris (b) Kanchenjunga (c) Anamudi (d) Ponmudi

19 The biggest river in Kerala is:
(a) Periyar (b) Chaliyar (c) Munnar (d) Pamba

20 The largest hydro-electric project in Kerala:
(a) Beypore (b) Peechi (c) Kallada (d) Idukki

21 The basic structure of vehicles are:
(a) Frame, suspension system, axles, wheels and tyres (b) Frame, axles, engine and wheels
(c) Frame, suspension system, gearbox and tyres (d) Frame, clutch, wheels and break

22 Wire spoked wheels are used mainly in:
(a) Sports car (b) Heavy vehicles (c) Two wheelers (d) Toy cars

23 A two wheel drive means:
(a) A scooter (b) A bicycle (c) Rear axle is live axle (d) Front wheel is live axle

24 Which one are L.T.V:
(a) Bus, Truck (b) Car, Jeep (c) Aircrafts (d) Boats

25 Select six wheeler from the following:
(a) Car (b) Scooter (c) Buses (d) Autorikshows

26 Four wheel drive vehicle is:
(a) Bus (b) Jeep (c) Indian cars (d) Volk wagon car

27 While taking turns, the driving wheel must turn in different speeds. This is done with the help of:
(a) Gear (b) Clutch (c) Axles (d) Differentials

28 Clutches are two types:
(a) Conventional and functional (b) Friction clutch and fluid flywheel (c) Friction and axial (d) Friction and spring clutch

29 Co-efficient of friction for leather used for friction clutch are:
(a) 0.27 (b) 3.7 (c) 0.4 to 0.5 (d) 0.35 to 0.4

30 Clutch components are:
(a) Clutch plate, pressure plate, clutch facing spring, bearing (b) Clutch plate, Clutch facing stud, spring
(c) Pressure plate, spring, ball bearing (d) Clutch plate, steel plate, spring, fluid

31 Clutch plate consists of:
(a) Steel plate with splined central hub (b) Leather plate with a gear
(c) Steel plate with a pinion (d) Alloy metal with a crown

32 Type of clutch used in Hindustan Ambassador Mark II is:
(a) Single dry plate (b) Wet plate (c) Hydraulically operated dry plate (d) Diaphram spring type

33 Method of lubrication in a gear box is
(a) Cup feed (b) Splash (c) Direct (d) Grease gun

34 The shaft which transmits the drive from the gear box to the level pinion is
(a) Lay shaft (b) Spline shaft (c) Propeller shaft (d) Crank shaft

35 The Universal joint is in between the:
(a) Clutch and gear (b) Axle and wheel (c) Brake and pedal (d) Propeller shaft and rear axle drive

36 Crown and level pinion is used in:
(a) Gear box (b) Rear axle (c) Steering (d) Brake assembly

37 Viscosity is:
(a) The colour of the oil (b) The name of the oil (c) Property of the oil (d) The quantity of the oil

38 The material used for front axle is:
(a) Steel (b) Alloy steel with 0.4% c.s and 1.3% nickel (c) Mild steel (d) Wrought iron

39 Which one is the steering gear:
(a) Spur gear (b) Crown and pinion (c) Helical gear (d) Worm and worm wheel

40 Advantage of tubeless tyre is:
(a) Lighter and run cooler (b) Heavier and not want tube (c) Take more time to change (d) Dismantling is very difficult

41 Tyre pressure of Ashok Leyland comet in the rear tyre is:
(a) 1.8 kg/cm2 (b) 2.38 kg/cm2 (c) 5.8 kg/cm2 (d) 5.1 kg/cm2

42 Fire Stone Tyre and Rubber Co. of India Pvt. Ltd is manufactures of:
(a) Gear (b) Tyre (c) Bus (d) Clutch

43 Expander is a part in:
(a) Clutch (b) Axle (c) Brake (d) Steering

44 Ford motor company is situated in:
(a) India (b) U.K (c) Australia (d) U.S.A

45 Speedometer consists of two accessories:
(a) Speedometer and odometer (b) Speedometer and voltmeter (c) Voltmeter and ammeter (d) Radiator and accelerator

46 Mirrors are fitted in vehicles:
(a) To comb the hair of the driver (b) To improve rear vision (c) To watch the people on the road
(d) To check the hair style of the driver

47 The expansion of Telco:
(a) Tata Engineering Ltd. (b) Toyota Engineering and Auto Ltd.
(c) Tata Engineering and Locomotive Co. Ltd. (d) Tata Automobiles Ltd.

48 Allen keys are used on Allen screws, which have:
(a) Hexagonal shaped grooves in their hand (b) Wooden handle in their head
(c) Square shaped grooves in their head (d) Plastic handle in their head

49 In a screw jack, the threads are:
(a) ‘V’ shaped (b) Helical (c) Square (d) Butters

50 The firing order of four cylinder engine is:
(a) 1, 3, 4, 2 (b) 1, 2, 3, 4 (c) 1, 4, 3, 2 (d) 2, 1, 4, 3

51 The movement of an engine piston is:
(a) Linear (b) Reciprocating (c) Horizontal (d) Vertical

52 The normal temperature of water under running of an engine is:
(a) 1000C (b) 500C (c) 700 to 900C (d) 98.40C

53 The name of tool used for checking valve clearance of engine is:
(a) Micrometer (b) Ammeter (c) Wire gauge (d) Feeler gauge

54 The normal oil pressure of an engine when running is:
(a) 2.2 to 5 kg/cm2 (b) 5.5 to 7.5 kg/cm2 (c) 3.2 to 6.2 kg/cm2 (d) 10 kg/cm2

55 Piston rings are used:
(a) To seal oil leakage (b) To seal compression leakage (c) To seal water leakage (d) To seal diesel leakage

56 The ―ve signal of an ammeter denotes:
(a) Discharged battery (b) Decay of carburetor (c) Trouble of starting motor (d) Ammeter warm out

57 Air cleaner is used for:
(a) Filtering diesel (b) Filtering oil (c) Filtering air (d) Filtering water

58 The Exhaust Muffler is used to:
(a) Increase sound (b) To reduce sound level (c) To discharge smoke easily (d) To reduce fuel consumption

59 The tappet clearance for the side valve mechanism is measured between:
(a) Valve and ring (b) Cam and cam shaft (c) Valve stem and tapped (d) Cam and tappet

60 In a battery cell the number of positive plates are of than negative plates:
(a) More (b) Less (c) Equal (d) No plates

61 While starting the engine, starter pinion meshes with:
(a) Gear box (b) Clutch (c) Crown and pinion (d) Fly wheel ring gear

62 Connecting rod is attached to the piston by:
(a) Split pin (b) Gudgeon pin (c) Bolt and nut (d) Screw

63 The relationship between total volume and clearance volume is called:
(a) Ignition (b) Relativity (c) Velocity (d) Compression ratio

64 The space between the piston and cylinder is called:
(a) Valve clearance (b) Piston clearance (c) Camber (d) Vacuum clearance

65 The manufactures of Yamaha RX-100 is:
(a) Hero Honda (b) Enfield (c) Yamaha (d) Escort

66 Motor vehicle used for transportation over the ground is called:
(a) Aeroplane (b) Boat (c) Motor cycle (d) Automobile

67 Engine dynamo is driven by:
(a) Flat belt (b) ‘V’ belt (c) Wire rope (d) Cotton rope

68 Two speed reverse gear arrangement is generally provided in:
(a) Tractor (b) Diesel vehicles (c) Maruthi 800 (d) Ashoklayland vehicles

69 The common firing order of a six cylinder engine is:
(a) 1-2-3-4-5-6 (b) 1-4-3-6-5-2 (c) 1-5-3-6-2-4 (d) 1-3-5-6-4-2

70 Piston rings are made of:
(a) Alloy steel (b) Fine grained alloy cast iron (c) Stainless steel (d) Cast steel

71 An example of a biodegradable pollutant is:
(a) Pesticide (b) Smog (c) Carcasses (d) Aluminium cans

72 Bone formation and growth is aided by:
(a) Vitamin A (b) Vitamin K (c) Vitamin E (d) Vitamin D

73 Which one of the following is a genetically transmitted character:
(a) Haemophilia (b) Colour blindness (c) Hydrocephalus (d) Muscular dystrophy

74 Fruit juices are rich in:
(a) Vitamin A (b) Calcium (c) Potassium (d) Sodium

75 Asafoetida is a/an:
(a) Alkaloid (b) Resin (c) Tannin (d) Essential oil

76 Blue of the sky is due to:
(a) Refraction of white light by the atmosphere (b) Reflection of white light by the earth
(c) Scattering of white light by molecules of air (d) Interference of white light

77 Increase in cases of skin cancer is a result of:
(a) Ozone hole (b) Pollution (c) Biomagnifications (d) Green house effect

78 A concentrated source of protein for vegetarians is:
(a) Wheat (b) Potato (c) Soyabean (d) Blackgram dhal

79 A sure method for preventing spoilage of food is:
(a) Pickling (b) Cold storage (c) Irradiation (d) Drying

80 The largest gland in the human body is:
(a) Salivary gland (b) Gastric gland (c) Liver (d) Intestinal gland

81 India’s first war of Independence took place in:
(a) 1947 (b) 1857 (c) 1945 (d) 1847

82 The Indian poet who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913:
(a) Rabindranath Tagore (b) Sarojini Naidu (c) Nissim Ezekeil (d) A.K. Ramanujam

83 Vedas is a Sanskrit word meaning:
(a) Poetry (b) Prose (c) Book (d) Knowledge

84 The person who is regarded as the father of Indian Space Research Programme is:
(a) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (b) Vikram Sarabhai (c) S. Ramanujam (d) J.C. Bose

85 The Salt Sathyagraha took place in:
(a) 1931 (b) 1930 (c) 1947 (d) 1948

86 The first rocket in India was launched from:
(a) Thiruvanathapuram (b) Pokhran (c) Srikakulam (d) Nagpur

87 The birth place of Adi Sankaracharya is:
(a) Kalady (b) Kannur (c) Guruvayur (d) Kochi

88 The founder of the Indian National Congress:
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru (b) Jayaprakash Narayan (c) Annie Besant (d) A.O. Hume

89 The architect of the Indian Constitution:
(a) Mahatma Gandhi (b) Jawaharlal Nehru (c) Ambedkar (d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

90 Who among the following proclaimed “Freedom is my Birthright”:
(a) Mahatma Gandhi (b) Jawaharlal Nehru (c) Lal Bahadur Sastri (d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

91 Harappa the first site in the Indus Valley Civilization was discovered in:
(a) 1920 (b) 1921 (c) 1922 (d) 1919

92 The period of the Indus Valley Civilization was:
(a) 5000-2500 B.C (b) 7500-5000 B.C (c) 2500-1000 B.C (d) 3000-1500 B.C

93 The largest number of Harappan sites has been found in:
(a) Punjab (b) Gujarat (c) Rajasthan (d) Uttar Pradesh

94 The first Governor General of Independent India:
(a) Lord Mountbatten (b) Lord Rippon (c) Lord Dalhousie (d) Lord Mayo

95 The former Indian Prime Minister who signed the Tashkent agreement with Pakistan:
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru (b) Lal Bahadur Sashtri (c) Rajiv Gandhi (d) Indira Gandhi

96 The Governor General of India who is known as the modern of modern India:
(a) Lord Mayo (b) Lord Bentic (c) Lord Dalhousie (d) Lord Rippon

97 The spiritual leader who played a significant role in the establishment of the Vijayanagar Empire was:
(a) Vidyaranya (b) Purandaradas (c) Sankaracharya (d) Thenali Raman

98 The first Indian Governor General of India was:
(a) C. Rajagopalachari (b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak (c) Jaya Prakash Narayan (d) J.C. Bose

99 The person who is known as the Iron Man of India:
(a) Humayun (b) Jawaharlal Nehru (c) Subash Chandra Bose (d) Sardar Vallabhai Patel

100 The Red Fort in New Delhi was built by:
(a) Akbar (b) Harsha (c) Shahjahan (d) Chalukya


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