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Old February 7th, 2013, 10:45 AM
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Will you please provide me the PSC Old Questions And Answers????

The Civil Excise Officer, Women Excise Guard Solved Question Paper 2014 of Kerala PSC is as follows:
Questions 1 to 5, Choose synonymous word

To surprise somebody greatly:
(a) Appraise (b) Antonyms (c) Astonish (d) Reveal

To make something more important that it really:
(a) Excess (b) Elaborate (c) Stress upon (d) Exaggerate

Express one’s opinion without evidence or full knowledge:
(a) Specify (b) Speculate (c) concede (d) Sensing

An event that will happen soon:
(a) Imminent (b) Damsure (c) Immense (d) Immutable

To lead somebody to do something:
(a) Persuade (b) Placate (c) Persecute (d) Perpend

(Questions 6 to 10, four words are given in each. Three of them can be grouped together applying a principle. One word does not belong to the group. Find it out)

(a) Violet (b) Blue (c) Magenda (d) Green

(a) Cucumber (b) Carrot (c) Brinjal (d) Ladies finger

(a) Yaswanth Sinha (b) Jaswanth Singh (c) Satrugnan Sinha (d) Manmohan Singh

(a) Cancel (b) Nullify (c) Void (d) Confirm

(a) G. Sankarakuruppu (b) O.N.V. Kuruppu (c) S.K. Pottekkadu

(Questions 11 to 13, three words are given. There is a relationship between the first two words. Select a word that expresses a similar relationship with the third word from the given alternatives)

Pather Panjali : Sathyajith Ray ; Athithi :
(a) K.P. Kumaran (b) M.T. Vasudevan Nair (c) T.V. Chandran (d) P.A. Backer

Pareekutty : Madhu ; Chemban Kunju :
(a) P.J. Antony (b) Jose Prakash (c) Govindankutty (d) Kottarakkara Sreedharan Nair

Bangladesh : Dhaka : Austria :
(a) Canberra (b) Lapaz (c) Santiago (d) Vienna

Question 14 to 20 choose correct answer from the alternative to fill the blank space:

A, E, J, O, ___, ___
(a) M, Q (b) S, X (c) T, Y (d) U, Z

ADH, BEI, CFJ, ___
(a) DGL (b) DHK (c) EHL (d) FIM

Veluthampi Dalawa ….. a brave fight against British Army
(a) Put up (b) Put off (c) Put in (d) Put down

The train was coming, the supervisor …. the workers to stop working on rail.
(a) called off (b) called in (c) called away (d) called out

It …… rain this evening.
(a) can (b) may (c) could (d) is

……… the suspected cause for earthquakes is the construction of dams.
(a) Most of (b) Only (c) One of (d) None of

There were …….. telephone booths around, so that the old one is closed.
(a) few (b) a little (c) a few (d) little

Questions 21 to 35. Select appropriate answer

Adolph Hitler committed suicide in ……
(a) 1943 (b) 1944 (c) 1945 (d) 1946

Congress Socialist Party was formed in ……
(a) 1934 (b) 1935 (c) 1936 (d) 1938

IMF/ World Bank was formed in …….
(a) 1942 (b) 1944 (c) 1946 (d) 1947

Kyoto Conference was held in …..
(a) 1992 (b) 1993 (c) 1996 (d) 1997

Indian Patent Act was formed in ….
(a) 1970 (b) 1975 (c) 1977 (d) 1980

‘One Life’ is written by:
(a) Dr. B. Iqbal (b) Bergnan (c) Kurozora (d) Dr. Christian Bernad

‘The Interpretation of Dreams’ is written by:
(a) Eric Erikson (b) Sigmond Freud (c) A. Beck (d) Kraeplin

‘Kesavante Vilapangal’ is written by:
(a) M. Mukundan (b) O.V. Vijayan (c) Anand (d) Perunbadavam Sreedharan

First Malayalam cinema is …….
(a) Balan (b) Newspaper Boy (c) Hari Chandra (d) Vigada Kumaran

The Director of the film ‘Susanna’ is;
(a) T.V. Chandran (b) Priyadarsan (c) Adoor Gopalakrishnan (d) Lenin Rajendran

The Nigerian Novelist who won the Nobel prize:
(a) Clod Seamong (b) Vol Soyinga (c) Joseph Brodskey (d) None of the above

‘World AIDS Day’
(a) April 7th (b) June 5th (c) December 1st (d) February 5th

The famous film song ‘Easwaran Hinduvalla, Islamalla, Christianiyalla, Indranum Chandranumalla…..’ was written by:
(a) O.N.V. Kuruppu (b) S.L. Puram Sadanandan
(c) Vayalar Ramavarma (d) None of the above

FIFA President:
(a) Sep Blatter (b) Urz Linzy (c) H.K. Dua (d) None of the above

Erethrean Sea is:
(a) Bay of Bengal (b) Indian Ocean (c) Red Sea (d) Arabian Sea

Questions 36 to 55. Choose Correct answer

Find out the values of ‘X’ and ‘Y’ if X + Y=7; 3x-2y=11
(a) 4, 3 (b) 5, 2 (c) 3, 4 (d) 2, 5

Five years ago I was thrice as old as my son and ten years later I shall be twice as old as my son. How old are we now?
(a) 30 & 40 (b) 50 & 20 (c) 40 & 15 (d) 35 & 15

3 chairs and 2 tables cost Rs. 700 and 5 chairs and 3 tables cost Rs.1,100. What is the cost of 2 chairs and 2 tables?
(a) RS. 400 (b) Rs. 500 (c) Rs. 600 (d) Rs. 900

Find two consecutive natural numbers whose squares have been the sum 221.
(a) 10, 11 (b) 9, 10 (c) 12, 13 (d) 13, 15

Find out the values of x & y if 2x + 3y = 31; 17x – 11y = 8
(a) 4, 7 (b) 5, 7 (c) 6, 8 (d) 5, 8

The sum of two numbers is 15. If the sum of their reciprocals 3/10, find out the numbers
(a) 9, 6 (b) 8, 7 (c) 5, 10 (d) 4, 11

The length of a rectangular plot is 8 metres greater than breadth. If the area of the plot is 308 m, find the length and breadth of the plot in metre.
(a) L-16 B-8 (b) L-18 B-10 (c) L-20 B-12 (d) L-22 B-14

A lawn is in the shape of a rectangle of length 60 metres and width 40 metres. Outside the lawn there is a foot path of uniform width 1 metre broadening the lawn. Find out the area of the path.
(a) 4m2 (b) 204m2 (c) 204m (d) 184m2

A chess board contain 64 equal squares and the area of each square is 6.25 cm2 A border round the board is 2cm wide. Find the length of the side of the chess board.
(a) 24cm (b) 42cm (c) 60cm (d) 64cm2

The area of a triangle is 48cm2 the base is 12cm. What is its altitude?
(a) 4cm (b) 6cm (c) 8cm (d) 12cm

The minute hand of a clock is 10cm long. Find the area on the face of the clock described by the minute hand between 9.00 am and 9.35 am (p =3.14)
(a) 183cm2 (b) 160cm2 (c) 100cm2 (d) 314cm2

The number of children in 10 families in a locality are listed below
3, 1, 4, 0, 2, 1, 1, 2, 3, 3. Find out the mean number of children.
(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4

The mean of a set of 40 values is 6. Each of the values increased by 5. What will be the mean of the set of new values?
(a) 11 (b) 45 (c) 60 (d) 70

Find out the median of the values 5, 10, 3, 7, 2, 9, 6, 2, 11.
(a) 2 (b) 6 (c) 11 (d) 9

5:6, 7:8, 13:16- which of the following is correct, if the above values are arranged in descending order of magnitude.
(a) 5:6 > 7:8 > 13:16 (b) 13:16 > 7:8 > 5:6
(c) 7:8 > 5:6 > 13:16 (d) 7:8 > 13:16 > 5:6

What must be added to the numbers 6, 10, 14 and 22 so that they became successive proportional:
(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4

Which one of the following is having greater value?
(a) 5:3 (b) 6:4 (c) 7:6 (d) 9:7

Nalini purchases a cycle for Rs. 660 including sales tax. If the rate of sales tax is 10% find out the sale price of the cycle.
(a) Rs. 500 (b) Rs. 550 (c) Rs. 560 (d) Rs. 600

What will be the next number in the following series of numbers
2, 4, 16….
(a) 32 (b) 64 (c) 256 (d) 300

What will be the next number if the series of numbers is as follows
3, 11, 27, 59,….
(a) 70 (b) 86 (c) 100 (d) 123

Questions 56 to 100 select the appropriate answer

Who proposed atom theory?
(a) John Dalton (b) Neils Bohr (c) Chadwick (d) Rutherford

Father of electricity:
(a) Michael Farade (b) J.J. Thomson (c) Edison (d) Ampere

Who is related to Green Revolution in India?
(a) Varghese Kuriyan (b) Anand (c) Dr. Swaminathan (d) Meda Padekar

Dengue Fever is caused by ……..
(a) Bacteria (b) Virus (c) Fungi (d) Not produced by infective agent

Temporary hardness of water is due to….
(a) Calcium chloride (b) Sodium Carbonate
(c) Sodium Chloride (d) Magnesium Bicarbonate

Global warning is due to increased production of all the following EXCEPT:
(a) Carbon dioxide (b) Ethane (c) Methane (d) Sulpher dioxide

The concept that ‘all plants are made of cells’ was put forward by:
(a) Theodor Schwan (b) R. Virchow (c) Louie Pasteur (d) M.J. Schleiden

All the following are noble metals EXCEPT:
(a) Mercury (b) Gold (c) Silver (d) Platinum

EEG is used to study the functions of:
(a) Heart (b) Muscle (c) Brain (d) Nerve

DNA model is put forward by:
(a) Ian Willmutt (b) Dr. Henre Becquirel (c) Robert Hook (d) None of the above

World Heavy Weight Champion of 2003:
(a) Clistsco (b) Muhammed Ali (c) Linox Louis (d) None of above

Second Kerala Chief Minister is:
(a) Pattom Thanupilla (b) E.M.S (c) C. Achuthamenon (d) R. Sankar

The solgan ‘Inquilab Zyndabad’ was first used by:
(a) Bhagad Singh (b) Subhash Chandrabose (c) V.I. Lenin (d) Ajay Ghosh

‘Sadhujana Paripalana Sangam’ is founded by:
(a) A.K. Gopalan (b) Ayyankali (c) Sree Narayana Guru (d) Vakkom Mulavi

All of the following are Draveedian language EXCEPT:
(a) Malayalam (b) Thelungu (c) Thulu (d) Marati

First Internal affairs Minister of independent India:
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru (b) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(c) Sardar Vallabhai Patel (d) V. Krishna Menon

Capital of Kenya
(a) Aman (b) Ney Robi (c) Keyro (d) Beyroot

First Computer virus:
(a) Gappi (b) Meleesa (c) Norton (d) Apple

Who declared that ‘Swaraj is my birth right and I must have it’
(a) Bhagad Singh (b) Balagangadhara Thilak
(c) Mahatma Gandhi (d) Subhash Chandrabose

All of the following persons are extremists of Independence movement EXCEPT:
(a) Lala Lajpat Rai (b) Bipin Chandrapal
(c) Gopalakrishna Ghokala (d) Aurobindo Ghosh

Which of the following event is related to General Dyer.
(a) Jalian Wala Bagh Massacre (b) Wagon Tragedy
(c) Chittagong Riot (d) Punnapra-Vayalar struggle

First battle of Panipat was between …..
(a) Hemu and Akbar (b) Marathas and East India Company
(c) Baber and Ibrahim Lodi (d) East India Company and Portuguese

Where did Gandhiji launched his first struggle?
(a) Navaghaly (b) Dhandi (c) Kappad (d) Champaran

Who presided over first session of All India Trade Union Congress?
(a) Subhash Chandra Bose (b) Lala Lajpat Rai (c) C.R. Das (d) Jawaharlal Nehru

Volunteer captain of Guruvayoor Temple Sathyagraha:
(a) A.K. Gopalan (b) K. Kelappan (c) Pattom Thanupillai (d) Ayyankali

The East India Company established its first Factory in …..
(a) Surat (b) Pune (c) Calcutta (d) Bombay

Formation of the INA was the result of the great efforts made by …..
(a) Captain Lekshmi Bai (b) Rash Behari Bose
(c) Subhash Chandrabose (d) Aurobindo Ghosh

In which conference Subhash Chandrabose was elected as the president of Indian National Cougress?
(a) Avadi (b) Pune (c) Tripuri (d) Bombay

RSS was banned in 1948 in relation with ….
(a) India-Pak division (b) Hindu-Muslim War
(c) Bengal Division (d) Assasianation of Mahatma Gandhi

Bharuhaspathi is related with …..
(a) Arya Samjam (b) Medicine (c) Indus civilization (d) Charvakamatham

The slogan ‘American Model Arabikadalil’ is related with ……
(a) Thelungana struggle (b) Punnapra-Vayalar struggle
(c) Kayyur struggle (d) Vaikom Sathyagraha

‘Keralam Malayalikalude Mathrubhoomi’ was written by …..
(a) Kumaranasan (b) Thakazhi (c) E.M.S (d) Vallathol

Male-Female Sex Ratio of India in 2001 census is:
(a) 1000 : 933 (b) 1000 : 1040 (c) 1000 : 939 (d) 1000 : 1046

The Prime Minister who started privatization in Britain:
(a) Margarett Thacher (b) John Major (c) Tony Blair (d) Winston Churchil

The smallest state in the world
(a) Russia (b) Vatican (c) Sri Lanka (d) Cuba

The persons who became the Chief Minister for the longest period in India:
(a) E.K. Nayanar (b) Vasantha Satte (c) Jyothi Basu (d) K. Karunakaran

Who was the first speaker of Lok Sabha?
(a) Sivaraj Pateel (b) Jagajeevan Ram (c) Lal Bahadoor Shasthri (d) G.B. Mavlankar

Panchayathi raj Instructions came into effect with the amendment of the constitution :
(a) 70th (b) 73rd (c) 76th (d) 79th

Who is the president of newly declared independent country East Timore?
(a) Ximana gusmao (b) Hugo Chavez (c) Lula da Zilva (d) Nuster Kitchnarre

The Chairman of Constitution review committee:
(a) Kuldip Nayyar (b) Justice Khare (c) Justice Varma (d) Justice Venkide Chellayya

Monthly salary of Chief Justice of India:
(a) Rs. 30,000 (b) Rs. 31,000 (c) Rs. 33,000 (d) Rs. 50,000

What is B.O.D ?
(a) Biological Oxygen Demand (b) Biochemistry of Diseases
(c) Biochemical Oxygen Demand (d) None of the above

Meena Matha disease is related with …..
(a) Cadmium (b) Mercury (c) Lead (d) Iron

National party is one which could secure not less than ….% of the total valid votes in the previous general election.
(a) 4% (b) 6% (c) 8% (d) 9%

The theory that ‘the continents will travel’ was first put forward by:
(a) Antonio Sneider (b) F.J. Wine (c) D.H. Mathews (d) Alferd Vegener

Civil Excise Officer, Women Excise Guard Qualification

Age Limit: 19-36
Other Backward Communities and SC/ST candidates are eligible for usual age relaxation.


(1) Must have passed the Plus Two Examination or its equivalent.

(2) The minimum height shall be 152 cms, and in the case of candidates belonging to SC/ST, the minimum height shall be 150 cms.

(3) Eye Sight : Must be certified to possess the visual standards specified below without glasses.

Left Eye: Right Eye
Distant Vision 6/6 Snellen 6/6 Snellen
Near Vision 0.5 Snellen 0.5 Snellen

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Old February 8th, 2013, 04:27 PM
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Here is the PSC Old Questions and Answers:

(a) They respected and obeyed Mihir.
(b) They were so poor that they sometimes had to starve.
(c) They had no friends in the village when they were poor.
(A) None
(B) Only (c)
(C) Only (b) and (c)
(D) Only (b)
(E) All (a), (b) and (c)
Ans : (C)

2. Why did Mihir and his family decide to camp under the ‘thief’s tree’ ?
(A) Being a large family they knew they could capture the thief
(B) It was a convenient spot to camp for the night
(C) It was the only tree large enough to shelter the whole family
(D) there was a stream nearby and wood to build a house
(E) Exhausted after the day’s travel they couldn’t walk any more
Ans : (B)

3. Why did the thief leave the valuables he had stolen behind ?
(A) Seeing Mihir’s faith in God the thief was filled with remorse
(B) Feeling sorry for Mihir’s family he decided to donate the valuables
to them
(C) He was afraid that God would punish him for stealing
(D) In his hurry to run away he forget to take the valuables along
(E) He was confident that they were so well hidden that they would not be
Ans : (D)

4. Which of the following best describes Mahadev ?
(A) He was a rich businessman
(B) He bullied his wife so she obeyed him
(C) He paid his servants well to look after his family’s needs
(D) He was greedy and had cheated Mihir
(E) He was brave and decided to trick the thief
Ans : (A)

5. Why did Mihir’s family return to the village ?
(A) To show off their newfound wealth
(B) To buy back their land and start a business
(C) They had no need to shift to the city
(D) To share their wealth with the other villagers
(E) They wanted to sing God’s praises to all the villagers
Ans : (C)

6. What made Mihir utter the phrase, “He is watching all this from
above.” ?
(A) He had spotted the thief and wanted to frighten him off
(B) He was telling his wife to trust God to look after them
(C) It was a warming to his family members to stick together
(D) He was begging the thief for help to feed his family
(E) None of these
Ans : (B)

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I am planning to apply for Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) looking for papers. Will you provide KPSC Old Questions and Answers question paper also provide Exam calendar?
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The Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) is a body created by the Constitution of India

As per your request below I am providing you the Kerala PSC old question papers:

Kerala PSC old question paper

KPSC General Knowledge and Current Affairs Syllabus:

Geography – Kerala, and India
Basic facts about Kerala- Geography, History, Industries, etc
River systems and mountain ranges in India
States and Union Territories
Medieval India, First war of Independence, Indian Independence History
Five-year plans, Banking & Insurance, Different Schemes(Central & State government-sponsored)
Human rights act, Human Rights Commissions, SC/ST acts, SC/ST commissions, Women Protection bills, commissions, etc
Polity, Economics, Science, Literature, Art & Culture, Sports – Current Affairs
National Parks, Biospheres, etc


Kerala Public Service Commission
Thulasi Hills, Pattom Palace P.O.,
Thiruvananthapuram 695 004,Kerala
Fax : 0471-2448988
E-Mail : Kpsc.Psc@Kerala.Gov.In
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