Kerala Administrative Service (KAS) Preliminary Exam Paper I
Kerala PSC Exam Answer Key.
Which kingdom had matriarchy in South India?
Which script was introduced in South India by Ashoka?
Mark the correct statement:
Growth of vernacular literature in Medieval India was the greatest contribution of
Mark the correct statement:
Which ruler of South India planted the Tree of Liberty?
Mark the incorrect statement:
Mahmud Gawan was the minister of
Which ruler used marble in his buildings?
Who wrote the book 'A Nation in the Making' ?
Which among the following is not a work of Pandit Karuppan?
Which of the pairs given below is/are correctly matched?
Consider the following statements:
With reference to the Cochin Nair Act of 1937-38, consider the following statements:
Name the former Chief Minister of Kerala who got opportunity to become member of Cochin Praja Mandal, Thiru-Kochi, Kerala Legislative Assemblies and Rajya Sabha.
The Kerala Panchayat Raj Bill 1994 was passed by the assembly during the tenure of which Minister for Local Administration:
Regarding the second coalition ministry of EMS Namboothiripad, consider the following statements:
The person who resigned from the Aikya Kerala Committee with the belief that State headed by a Rajapramukh will not be helpful to the formation of a democratic State.
Which among the following political parties participated in the Vimochana Samaram?
Name the first MLA who lost the seat as a result of a court order.
Which one of the following events is related with the 2nd World War period (1939-45)?
Which of the pairs given below are correctly matched?
Which of the statements given below is/are correct?
Which of the statements given below is/are correct?
With reference to the consequences of the Industrial Revolution, which of the following statements is/are correct?
Which of the statements given below is/are correct?
With reference to the Industrial Revolution in England, which one of the following statements is correct?
With reference to the politico-economic theory of Communism, which one of the following statements is not correct?
With reference to colonization, which one of the following statements is NOT correct?
With reference to the resolution on Partition Plan of Palestine State of 1947, which one of the following statements is correct?
Which of the below statement/s is/are not correct?
Which among the following is not related with medicine in Kerala?
With reference to the temple architecture of Kerala, consider the following statements:
Which of the below statement/statements is/are correct?
Which of the below pairs is/are correctly matched?
Which among the following palace is famous for its mural painting 'Gajendramoksha'?
With reference to caste system in Kerala, consider the following statements:
Which among the below statement/s is/are NOT correct? 1. Revathipattathanam was an annual scholarly assembly patronised by Zamorin of Calicut 2. 'Kadannirikkal' is an important aspect of Revathipattathanam. 3. Head of Payyur family was the chief judge of Revathipattathanam.
With reference to the evolution of the Malayalam language, consider the following statement/s: 1. The word Jannal. came to the Malayalam language from Portuguese. 2. 'Diwan' is a word that came to Malayalam from Arab language. 3. 'Samkshepa Vedartham' is the first printed book in Malayalam. Which of the above is/are correct?
Which among the below statement/s are correct? 1. 'Parahita' system of astronomy existed in Kerala. 2. Katapayadi system employed letters to denote numbers. 3. laghubhaskareeya Vyakhya' is an astronomical work.
Which one of the following statements about the Private Bill in Indian Parliament is NOT correct?
Which of the following statements are correct regarding the federalism of India? 1. Indian Federation is "an indestructible Union of destructible states" 2. Indian Federation is "an indestructible Union of indestructible states" 3. The term 'federation' has nowhere been used in the Constitution 4. The Parliament can make laws on any matter in the State List for implementing the international treaties, agreements or conventions
Considering different schedules in the Constitution of India, which of the following pairs are correctly matched? 1. Fifth Schedule : Provisions relating to the administration and control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes 2. Sixth Schedule : Allocation of seats in the Rajya Sabha to the States and Union Territories 3. Ninth Schedule : Acts and Regulations of the state legislatures dealing with land reforms and abolition of the Zamindari system 4. Tenth Schedule : Provisions relating to the administration of tribal areas in the States of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram
Which of the following statements relating to Right to Property in the Constitution of India is NOT correct today? 1. Right to Property is a Constitutional Right 2. It is not a part of the basic structure of the Constitution 3. It protects private property against executive action but not against legislative action 4. In case of violation, the aggrieved person cannot move the High Court under Article 226.
In India, a Bill is not to be deemed to be a Money Bill, if it contains provision for ______
Which among the following statement is NOT correct regarding the election of the Vice-President of India?
Which one among the following is added to fundamental duties through the 86th Amendment Act, 2002 of the Indian Constitution?
Which of the following pairs are correctly matched? 1. Swaran Singh Committee : Fundamental Duties 2. Balwant Rai Mehta Committee : Three-tier system of Panchayati Raj Institutions 3. Rajamannar Committee : Two-tier system of Panchayati Raj Institutions 4. Ashok Mehta Committee : Centre-State relations
Which writ among the following is a command issued by the court to a public official asking him to perform his official duties that he has failed or refused to perform, which can also be issued against any public body, a corporation, an inferior court, a tribunal or government for the same purpose
Considering the powers of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha in the Indian Parliament which of the following statement is NOT correct?
Who among the following called Indian Federalism a "co-operative federalism"?
Which one among the following statement is NOT correct about the Comptroller and Auditor General of India?
'Per incurium' judgement means:
Which one of the follolwing is NOT true of the doctrine of necessity as applied in adminstrative hearings?
In order to form a new State, which Schedule in the Constitution of India needs to be amended?
As per the Child Labour (Prohibitioin and Regulation) Act, 1986 a 'week' means a period of 7 days beginning at midnight of
'Recess' under Indian Constitutional Scheme means:
Match the provisions in the Indian Constitution (List-I) with the country from which it is adopted in List-II.
Article 300A protects
'X' cuts a mango tree in a government land and sells the wood for money. He is liable under the Kerala Land Conservancy Act with
As per the Indian Constitution, the essential qualifications to become a Chief Election Commissioner are:
Which one of the following is NOT true with regard to India's reservation to the provisions of Convention on Elimination of All forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)?
Which of the following is NOT one of the core values of Public Administration?
"Entropy" is a law of nature in which all forms of organizations move towards
Under the Indian Constitution, the residuary powers are vested in:
The process of transmitting the idea or thought into meaningful symbols is called:
Which of the following violates the principle of Utility of Command?
The first Municipal Corporation was established in India at
Which of the following Is NOT it feature of good governance?
"Leaders are born and not made, a perception based on:
Atul and his father were born in the months of December and September respectively. In 2017 both their birthdays fell on Sundays. If in 2020 Atul's birthday falls on a Thursday, his father's birthday will fall on
A man can plough a field alone in 20 days. His wife can plough it in 25 days. When they plough the field with their son they can plough it in 5 days. How many days would the son take if he were to plough the field alone?
Which of the following wit be a point on a line that contains (-1, —1) and (2, 5)?
Radhika sold her treadmill on OLX to a customer at a loss of 6% to the original cost. If she had sold it for Rs. 1250/- more, she would have gained 4%. What is the original cost of the treadmill?
In a college 200 students took admission in different subjects. 56 students took Biology, 62 took Maths, 84 took Psychology. 18 students took Biology and Maths, 20 took Biology and Psychology and 12 took Maths and Psychology. If 8 students took all three subjects how many students took none of these subjects?
Six persons are seated on a round dining table in such a way that Atul sits in front of Binoy, Elias sits between Atul and David, Firoz sits to the left of Binoy and Chaaya sits between Atul and Firoz. Who sits between Binoy and Elias?
Find the next number to the following .... 1, 1, 2, 4, 8, 12, 144, 1728, ......
In a certain code the numbers are coded as follows: '325' is coded as '105' '436' is coded as '137' and '547' is coded as '169'. What will be the code for 258?
How many squares and rectangles can be drawn by a set of 4 straight parallel lines perpendicular to another set of 4 parallel lines?
Sudha secured 48% of Radha's marks, and Sunil secured 60% of Radha's marks. What is 'p' if Sudha secured 'p' percent of Sunil'r marks?
If PXQ means P is daughter of Q, P+Q means P is father of Q, P*Q means P is mother of Q, P-Q means P is brother of Q, then in the expression AXB*C-D X F, how are B and F related?
The ratio of Mother's age to the Son's age is 11:6. Five years ago the Mother's age was double the age of the Son. How many times the Son's age will the Mother's age be twenty years from now?
A group of men can row a canoe at 40 kilometers per hour in still water. After rowing for 2 hours the stream flows downhill and they take two more hours to reach a point. On the way back by the same route the time taken is two times the time taken for onward journey. What is the speed of the stream?
Give the next in the series. A9B, C49D, E121F,....
A person buys a house for 15 lacs and sells it for 20 lacs. After five years he buys the same house at 30 lacs and sells it for 40 lacs. What is the overall profit percent for that person over both the transactions?
Match the following:
A ship sailing from the eastern extremity of the Aleutian Island to Dutch Harbour crosses 180° meridian at 23.30 hrs on January 1,1999. What time and date will be recorded by the captain of the ship in his diary after one-hour journey from the point of crossing of the meridian?
Assertion (A): A Karst topography is characterized by the formation of stalactites and stalagmites. Reason (R): Solution is a dominant process in the development of land forms in Karst Region.
Consider the following statements about the "Roaring Forties". I. They blow uninterrupted in the Northern and Southern Hemisphere. II. The blow with great strength and constancy. III. Their direction is generally from North-West to East in the Southern Hemisphere. IV. Overcast skies, rain and raw weather are generally associated with them. Which of these statements are correct?
For short-term climatic predictions, which one of the following events, detected in the last decade, is associated with occasional weak monsoon rains in the Indian sub-continent?
Consider the following statements regarding the earthquakes: I. The intensity of earthquake is measured on Mercalli scale. II. The magnitude of an earthquake is a measure of energy released. III. Earthquake magnitudes are based on direct measurements of the amplitude of seismic waves. IV. In the Richter scale, each whole number demonstrates a hundredfold increase in the amount of energy released. Which of these statements are correct?
Volcanic eruptions do not occur in the
Assertion (A): Anti-cyclonic conditions are formed in winter season when atmospheric pressure is high and air temperatures are low. Reason (R): Winter rainfall in Northern India causes development of anti-cyclonic conditions with low temperature.
The characteristics of a cyclone include: I. Air convergence II. Upliftment of air III. Centrifugal air flow IV. Circular air motion
Consider the following statements: "Vulcanicity" refers to I. all those processes in which molten rock material or magma rises into the crust. II. the greater bulk of the volcanic rocks of the earth's surface were erupted from volcanoes III. the process of solidification of rock into crystalline or semi crystalline form from molten rock material after being poured out on the surface. Which of the statements given above are correct?
Consider the following statements regarding the Saharan dust. 1. The Saharan dust : fertilize the Amazon rainforest. 2. It provides mineral nutrients for phytoplankton in the Atlantic Ocean. 3. It helped to build beaches across the Caribbean after tieing deposited for thousands of years. 4. The Saharan dust : do not play any role in determining the intensity of hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. Which of the statements listed above are true?
Consider the following pairs:
Where is the Cherrapunji scarp located?
Given below is a list of towns in Southern Karnataka. Which town among these can be identified as a ghost town?
Consider the following statements: 1. One of the largest flooded areas was those adjacent to the backwaters along the coast Areas adjoining these wetlands that are normally flood-free were flooded to a large extent. 2. The outlets to the sea, (pozhis/sand banks and spillways), did not have the capacity to evacuate high flood flows from the rivers, as they occurred, into the sea and thereby aggravating the floods. 3. The flood situation in the coastal areas was intensified by the perigean spring tide, during 11-15 August 2018. 4. Sustained strong onshore winds, resulting in abnormally high sea levels, hampered river outflow-into the sea and intensified the flood. Which among the following statements, listed above, are true with regard to the Kerala floods of August 2018?
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