Thursday, 31 March 2011

KPSC Excise Inspector Question Papers

1 If IUIJT means Green then what does XLSQKA mean.
(a) INDIGO (b) VIOLET (c) PURPLE (d) ORANGE

2 If Malu says "Raju's father is the only son of my father", how is Malu related to Raju:
(a) Daughter (b) Mother (c) Sister (d) None of these

3 PQSTVW—
(a) Z (b) A (c) X (d) Y


Life of RBC in human blood is:
(a) 30 days (b) 60 days (c) 120 days (d) 15 hour
5

Ratan ranked 8th from the top and 37th from the bottom in the class. How many students are there in the class:
(a) 44 (b) 46 (c) 45 (d) 43

KPSC ASSISTANT SALESMAN EXAM PAPER

1 The Capital of Mysore during Tipu Sultan's rule:
a) Bangalore b) Chitradurga c) Manasagangothri d) Srirangapatanam

2 Which of the following is not a Fundamental right ?
a) Right of property b) Right to equality
c) Right against exploitation d) Right to freedom of speech

3 The administrative head of the State Government:
a) Chief Justice b) Chief Minister c) Law Minister d) Governor


4 Who was the Prime Minister of Britain when India got independence ?
a) Clement Atlee b) Winston Churchill c) Harold Wilson d) Antony Eden

5 The Bhoodan Moovement was launched by:
a) Jawaharlal Nehru b) Indira Gandhi c) Acharya Vinoba Bhave d) Lal Bahadur Sastri

Friday, 25 March 2011

PSC EXAM ALERT : ASSISTANT SALESMAN CIVIL SUPPLIES

Exam Date :26/02/2011
02.00 PM - 03.15 PM
ASSISTANT SALESMAN
KERALA STATE CIVIL SUPPLIES CORPORATION LIMITED
Syllabus:  An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation) based on
the qualification prescribed for the post.
Main Topics:-
Part I      - General Knowledge and Current Affairs
Part II    -  General English
Part III   -  Simple Arithmetic and Mental Ability
(Maximum Marks : 100)
(Duration:1.15  Hours)
(Medium of Questions: English
COURTESY : www.keralapsc.org

Geographical names


SurnameName
Bengal’s SorrowDamodar River
Blue MountainsNilgiri Hills
City of Sky-scrapersNew York
City of Seven HillsRome
City of Dreaming SpiresOxford
City of palacesKolkata
City of Golden GateSan Francisco
City of Magnificent BuildingsWashington D.C.
City of Eternal SpringsQuito(S.America)
China’s SorrowHwang Ho
Cockpit of EuropeBelgium
Dark ContinentAfrica
Emerald IsleIreland
Eternal CityRome
Empire CityNew York
Forbidden CityLhasa (Tibet)
Garden CityChicago
Gate of TearsStrait of Bab-el Mandeb
Gateway of IndiaMumbai
Gift of the NileEqypt
Granite CityAberdeen (Scotland)
Hermit KingdomKorea
Herring PondAtlantic Ocean
Holy LandJerusalem
Island ContinentAustralia
Island of ClovesZanzibar
Isle of PearlsBahrein (Peesian Gulf)
Key of the MediterraneanGibralter
Land of CakesScotland
Land of Golden FleeceAustralia
Land of Maple LeafCanada
Land of Midnight SunNorway
Land of the Thousand LakesFinland
Land of the ThunderboltBhutan
Land of white ElephantThailand
Land of Five RiversPunjab
Land of Thousand ElephantsLaos
Land of Rising SunJapan
Loneliest IslandTristan De Gunha (Mid-Atlantic)
Manchester of JapanOsaka
Pillars of HerculesStrait of Gibraltar
Pearl of the AntillesCuba
Playground of EuropeSwitzerland
Quaker CityPhiladelphia
Queen of the AdriaticVenice
Roof of the WorldThe Pamirs, Central Asia
Rose Pink CityJaipur
Sugar bowl of the WorldCuba
Venice of the NorthStockholm
Windy CityChicago
Whirteman’s graveGuinea Coast of Africa
Yellow RiverHuang Ho (China)

Wednesday, 23 March 2011

GEOGRAPHICAL EPITHETS

Britain of the South : : : New Zealand
China’s Sorrow : : : River Hwang Ho
City of Dreaming Spires : : : Oxford (England)
City of Eternal Springs : : : Quito (S.America)
City of Flowers : : : Cape Town (S.Africa)
City of Golden Gate : : : San Francisco (USA)
City of Magnificient Buildings : : : Washington (USA)
City of Quiet thoroughfares : : : Venice
City of Seven Hills : : : Rome (Italy)
City of Skyscrapers : : : New York (USA)
Cockpit of Europe : : : Belgium
Dark Continent : : : Africa
Emerald Isle : : : Ireland
Empire City : : : New York
Eternal City of Hopes : : : Rome, Italy
Forbidden City : : : Lhasa (Tibet)
Garden City : : : Chicago
Garden in the desert : : : Ethiopia
Garden of England : : : Kent (England)
Gate of tears : : : Strait of bab-el-Mandeb
Golden City : : : Johannesburg
Gibraltar of Indian : : : Ocean Aden
Gift of Nile : : : Egypt
Granite City : : : Aberdeen
Hanging Valleys : : : Valley of Switzerland
Hermit Kingdom : : : Korea
Herring Pond : : : Atlantic Ocean
Holy Land : : : Palestine
Human Equator of the Earth : : : Himalayas
Island Continent : : : Australia
Island of Cloves : : : Zanzibar
Island of Pearls : : : Bahrain (Persian Gulf)
Islands of Sunshine : : : West Indies
Kashmir of Europe : : : Switzerland
Key to Mediterranean : : : Gibraltar
Land of Five Seas : : : South West Asia
Land of Lakes : : : Scotland
Land of Golden Pagoda : : : Myanmar
Land of Kangaroo : : : Australia
Land of Golden Fleece : : : Australia
Land of Lilies : : : Canada
Land of Maple : : : Canada
Land of Midnight Sun : : : Norway
Land of Morning Calm : : : Korea
Land of Rising Sun : : : Japan
Land of Setting Sun : : : United Kingdom
Land of Thousand Elephants : : : Laos
Land of Thousand Lakes : : : Finland
Land of Thunderbolt : : : Bhutan
Land of White Elephant : : : Thailand
Loneliest Island : : : Tristan De Gumha
Manchester of Japan : : : Osaka (Japan)
Pillars of Hercules : : : Straits of Gibraltar
Play Ground of Europe : : : Switzerland
Quaker City : : : Philadelphia
Queen of the Adriatic : : : Venice
Roof of the World : : : The pamirs (Tibet)
River in the Sea : : : Gulf Stream
Sickman of Europe : : : Turkey
Sugar Bowl of the world : : : Cuba
Venice of the East : : : Bangkok
Venice of the North : : : Stockholm
White City : : : Belgrade
Windy City : : : Chicago
Workshop of Europe : : : Belgium
World’s Loneliest Island : : : Tristan Da Cunha
Yellow River : : : River Hwang Ho, China

Saturday, 19 March 2011

PSC DISTRICT AND REGIONAL OFFICES ADDRESS & PHONE NUMBER

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office,
'Bhrahmadarsanam',T C 9/65,
S.S Kovil Road,Kowdiar P.O,
Thiruvananthapuram 695003


Phone: 0471 - 2316242

KOLLAM

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office,
Corporation Building,
Andamukkam,
Kollam 691 001

Phone: 0474 - 2743624


PATHANAMTHITTA

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office, Mangalam Plaza,
Near Mini Civil Station, Kumbazha Road,
Pathanamthitta 689125

Phone: 0468 - 2222665


ALAPPUZHA

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office,
Crescent Mansion, South of Collectorate,
Alissery Road, Alappuzha 688001


Phone: 0477 - 2264134


KOTTAYAM

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office,
Devalokam,
Muttambalam P.O,
Kottayam - 686004



Phone: 0481 - 2578278

IDUKKI
The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office,
Comercial cum Office Complex,
Kerala State Housing Board Building(4th Floor),
Kattappana,
Idukki 685508

Phone: 04868 - 272359



ERNAKULAM

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office,
Thrikkakkara Panchayat Building Complex,
Kakkanad,
Ernakulam 682030

Phone: 0484-2427437

THRISSUR

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office,
Visitors Building Complex,
II Floor ,M.G Road,
Thrissur - 680004


Phone: 0487 - 2384505

PALAKKAD

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office,
Civil Station,
Palakkad - 678001

Phone: 0491 - 2505398

MALAPPURAM

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office,
Civil Station,New Block,
Malappuram - 676505

Phone: 0483 - 2734308


KOZHIKODE

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C, District Office,
Civil Station,
Kozhikode - 673020


Phone: 0495 - 2371971

WAYANAD

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office,
2nd Floor M.G.T Buildings,
North Kalapetta P.O,
Wayanad - 673122

Phone: 04936 - 202539


KANNUR

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office,
Civil Lines, I Floor,
Kannur - 670002


Phone: 0497 - 2700482

KASARAGOD

The District Officer,
K.P.S.C. District Office,
Building No XXIV/146,
Court Road,
Kasaragod - 671121

Phone: 04994 - 230102


Regional Offices

KOLLAM
The Regional Officer,
K.P.S.C. Regional Office,
Corporation Building,
Andamukkam,
Kollam 691 001.
Phone: 0474 - 2745674


ERNAKULAM
The Regional Officer,
K.P.S.C.Regional Office,
Thrikkakkara Panchayat Building Complex,
Kakkanad, Ernakulam
Pin - 682 030
Phone: 0484-2427435


KOZHIKODE
The Regional Officer,
K.P.S.C Regional Office,
Civil Station, Kozhikode - 673 020
Phone: 0495 - 2371500 

FACTS ABOUT KERALA


QUESTION
ANSWER
WHICH DISTRICT IS CALLED " THE LAND OF GODS"KASARGOD
THE PLACE "ILLIKUNNU" IN KANNUR IS ASSOCIATED WITHHERMAN GUNDERT
AZHIMALA NAVI ACADEMYKANNUR
ACADEMY FOR FOLK LORE IS SITUATED INKANNUR
LARGEST TALUK IN KERALAERANAD
CALICUT UNIVERSITY IS SITUATED ATMALAPPURAM
BIRTH PLACE OF T.N SHESHANPALAKKAD
"MUNNAR EVICTION" SPECIAL OFFICERSURESH KUMAR
THE FIRST MALAYALAM NOVEL ISKundalatha
DATE OF FORMATION OF KERALA1 NOV 1956
NUMBER OF EAST FLOWING RIVERS IN KERALATHREE
NUMBER OF RIVERS IN KERALA44
MOPLAH REBELLION IN MALABAR1921
THE FIRST TALKIE MALAYALAM FILMBALAN
FIRST FLOATING ATM IN INDIA IS ATKOCHI
KPSC CHAIRMANK.V SALAHUDHEEN
KUNJALI MARAKAR WAS THE NAVAL CHIEF OFZAMORIN OF KOZHIKODE
WHO WAS KNOWN AS KERALA GANDHIK.KELAPPAN
DIRECTION OF "VASTHUHARA"ARAVINDAN
NUMBER OF LOK SABHA SEATS IN KERALA20
"MUTHIRA PUZHA" IS THE TRIBUTARY OFPERIYAR
HINDUSTAN PAPER CORPERATION IS ATKOTTAYAM
KERALA WOOD INDUSTRIES IS ATNILAMBUR
THE SMALLEST DISTRICT IN KERALAALAPPUZHA
SILENT VALLEY IS INPALAKKAD
THE HIGHEST PEAK IN KERALAANAMUDI
THE QUEEN OF ARABIAN SEAKOCHI
THE PLACE WHERE VSSC IS LOCATEDTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM
INDIAS FIRST PRIVATE AIRPORTCOCHIN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
THAKAZHI AWARD FOR SHORT STORIESRAMESH BABU
KULACHAL WAR1741
FIRST CHIEF MINISTER IN KERALAEMS NAMBOOTHIRIPAD
VAIKKOM SATHYAGRAHA1924
AUTHOR OF "MALABAR MANUEL"WILLIAM LOGAN
KADALUNDI IS FAMAOUS FORMANGROVE FOREST
FIRST PRESIDENTIAL RULE IN KERALA1956
LAST " MAMANGAM"1755
KERALA AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITYMANNUTHI
KERALA FOREST RESEARCH INSTITUTEPEECHI
"AGASTHYA VANAM" BIOLOGICAL PARKTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM
PUNALUR PAPER MILLSKOLLAM
IN WHICH DISTRICT "SHABARIMALA" IS SITUATEDPATHANAMTHITTA
THE PLACE "MANNADI" IS ASSOCIATED WITHVELUTHAMBI DALAVA
"PUNNAMADA KAYAL" IS FAMOUS FORNEHRU TROPHY BOAT RACE
KUMARAKAM BIRD SANCTUARYKOTTAYAM
WHERE IS VASCODAGAMA CREMATEDMATTANCHERI
MALABAR SPECIAL POLICE HEAD QUARTERMALAPPURAM
TEAK MUSEUM IN KERALANILAMBUR
KOTTAKKAL ARYA VYDYA SHALA IS SITUATED ATMALAPPURAM
WHERE IS "THUNJAN PARAMBU" IS SITUATEDTIRUR
DISTRICT WHICH HAS NO RAILWAY LINEWAYANAD
THE PLACE "LAKKIDI" IS FAMOUS FORHEAVY RAIN FALL


INDIAN CITIES & NICKNAMES


  • Rose Pink City - Jaipur (Rajastan)

  • Garden City - Bangalore (Karnataka)

  • Diamond City - Surat (Gujarat)

  • Egg city - Namakkal (Tamilnadu)

  • Lake City - Udaipur (Rajastan)

  • Sun City - Jodhpur (Rajastan)

  • City of Palaces - Kolkata (West Bengal)

  • Bangle City - Hyderabad (Andra Pradesh)

  • Golden City - Jaisalmer(Rajastan)

  • City of Dawn - Auroville (Pondichery)

  • White City - Udaipur (Rajastan)

  • City of golden Temple - amritsar (Punjab)

  • Twin Cities - Hyderabad and Secundarabad(Andra pradesh)

  • Pearl City - Tuticorin (Tamil Nadu)

  • Weavers city - Panipat (Haryana)

  • Temple City - Bhuvaneswar (Orissa)

  • Sandal Wood City - Mysore (Karnataka)

  • City of Blood - Tezpur (Assam)

  • Orange City - Nagpur (Maharashtra)

  • City of seven Islands - Mumbai (Maharashtra)

International Environmental Organisations

Tuesday, 15 March 2011

General English Questions and Answers in LDC Exam

1. The word means the opposite to the term ‘benevolent’?
A: Malevolent
2. The word synonymous to the word ‘serious’?
A: Grave
3. Single term to mean “identification of disease by means of its symptom?
A: Diagnosis
4. Find out the meaning of the word ‘duel’?
A: Combat
5. Write the noun forms of the words ‘Accelerate’ and ‘Invest’?
A: Acceleration and Investment
6. Write the verbal forms of the words ‘ Choice’ and ‘Life’?
A: Choose and Live
7. Write the past tense forms of the verbs ‘ Abandon’ and ‘Go’?
A: Abandoned and went
8. Rewrite the sentence ‘ I like coffee better than tea ‘ using ‘prefer’?
A: I prefer coffee to tea
9. Rewrite the sentence ’ They are building a bridge across the river ‘ using the passive form of the verb
A: A bridge is being built across the river by them

QUESTION BANK OF LDC

LD CLERK (TVM) 1998

1. The first effective vaccine against polio was prepared by
Jonas E. Salk.
2. World AIDS day is observed on
December 1
3. Television was started in the year
1959.
4. Where is the national Environment Engineering Research Institute
located ?
Nagpur.
5. National Science day is observed on 28th February to commemorate
The day of declaration of Raman effect.
6. The science dealing with the study of the heart and its diseases is known
as
cardiology.
7. When was the first Atomic Energy Commission set up in India?
August10, 1948
8. India conducted the first nuclear explosion in the year
May 18, 1974.
9. What does the abbreviation ANERT stand for
Agency for non-conventional Energy and Rural Technology

LD CLERK –(KOTTAYAM) 1998.

10. The scientist who discovered that the earth revolves round the sun
Copernicus.
11. ECG is an instrument used in the study of
Heart.
12. Ecology is the branch of science which deals with
Balance of Nature
13. The district in which the central root research institute is situated.
Thiruvananthapuram
14. Rainbow is caused due to
Refraction and dispersion .
15. What is the full form of LPG?
Liquified Petroleum Gas.
16. Leaves are green due to the presence of
Chlorophyll.


LD CLERK (WAYANAD)

17. What drug does tobacco contain
Nicotine.
18. What does talcum power consists of
Magnesium silicate.
19. The main consistent of gobar gas
Methane.
20. A gland known as the gland of emergency
Adrenal gland.
21. The largest flower in the world?
Rafflesia
22. The smallest bone in the human body?
Stapes.
23. The colouring substance present in bile
Bilirubin.
24. The hormones helps to ripen fruits.
Ethylene.
25. Milk is an example of
suspension.
26. Which sector in India uses coal in maximum quantity?
Thermal plants.
27. Who discovered Natural Radioactivity?
Henry Becquerel
28. The acid present in oranges
citric acid
29. The density of water is maximum in
4 degree Centigrade.
30. The material used in the manufacture of lead pencils
graphite.
31. Which bird found in New Zealand is uable to fly and has hair instead of feathers and a very
long beak
Kiwi.
32. Who found out Radio Activity?
Henry Becquerel
33.The instrument which is used for measuring blood pressure?
Spygmomanometer
34.What is always contained in amalgams?
Mercury

L D Clerk (Kollam)-1998

35.Decimel system of number originated in:
India
36.Father of cloning:
Dr.IanWilmut
37.According to WHO, the disease which causes the death of the largest number of people today
is:
Tuberculosis
38.Hydrogen Bomb is based on:
Nuclear fusion
39. Liquefied Petroleum Gas consists of mainly:
Methane, Butane andPropane
40.Diamond is the purest form of
Crystalline rock
41.The exact copy of a written or printed message is transmitted to
distant places through adevice attached to a telephone. What is
it called?
Fax

L D Clerk (Alappuzha & Pathanamthitta)

42.The energy possessed by the water collected in the reservoir of a
dam
Potential Energy
43.Bleaching powder is produced by passing chlorine over this substance:
Solid slaked lime
44.The most important raw material for generation of power in India:
Coal
45.Maximum yield of milk is obtained from ----variety of cows
Red Sindhi
46.Deforestation causes the following:
Drought,flood and soil erosion
47.The most abundant substance on earth is :
Water
48.The unit of power is:
Watt
49.The world famous mineral region in India:
Chotanagpur
50.The gas which causes acid rain industrial area:
Sulphurdioxide

ABBREVIATIONS ASKED IN VARIOUS PSC EXAMINATIONS

BSF Border Security Force
LPG Liquefied Petroleum Gas
COFEPOSA Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Act
CD Compact Disc
CARE Co-operative for American Relief Everywhere
CSO Central Statistical Organisation
ESMA Essential Services Maintenance Act
ZPG Zero Population Growth
GATE Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
HUDCO Housing and Urban Development Corporation
ILO International Labour Organization
NSE National Stock Exchange
VIRUS Vital Information Resources Under Siege
SAARC South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation
FRCS Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons

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