General Knowledge for University Asst Exam


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1. The headquarters of Shree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit is at:
(a) Thiruvananthapuram
(b) Malappuram
(c) Kalady
(d) Punalur
Answer: c

2. Kerala Kalamandalam is a …..University
(a) Deemed University
(b) Central University
(c) State University
(d) Regulatory authority
Answer: a

3. The elections to the three- tier Panchayat Raj institutions are conducted by
(a) Election Commission of India
(b) State Election Commission
(c) Planning Commission
(d) Social Welfare Department
Answer: b

4. Which is the busiest ocean route of the world
(a) Indian Ocean
(b) North Atlantic Ocean
(c) South Atlantic Ocean
(d) Pacific Ocean
Answer: b

5. The coastline of India including those of the islands is:
(a) 15200 km
(b) 7816.6 km
(c) 7516.6 km
(d) 6200 km
Answer: c

6. Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University established in which year ?
(a) 2012
(b) 2013
(c) 2014
(d) 2015
Answer: a

7. The oldest inhabitants of India are considered to be:
(a) Negritoes
(b) Mediterranean
(c) Mongoloids
(d) Indo-Aryans
Answer: a

8. The phenomenon of ‘equinox’ is due to:
(a) gravitational pull of the planet
(b) Shape of the earth
(c) Rotation of earth on its axis
(d) Revolution of Earth on its inclined axis
Answer: d

9. The mughal emperor who called Kashmir as ‘paradise on earth’?
(a) Shah Jahan
(b) Jehangir
(c) Babur
(d) Akbar
Answer: b

10.Which planet is called ‘earth’s twin’?
(a) Mars
(b) Mercury
(c) Jupiter
(d) Venus
Answer: d

11.The organism that can travel in accordance with the magnetic field of the earth:
(a) Snake
(b) Snail
(c) Dolphin
(d) Spider
Answer: b

12.The escape velocity of the earth is … per second
(a) 11.8
(b) 12.2
(c) 11.2
(d) 10.8
Answer: c

13.The book “India 2020″ is written by:
(a) Dalai Lama
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) L.K.Advani
(d) A.P.J.Abdul Kalam
Answer: d

14. University of Kerala established in …. ?
(a) 1937
(b) 1940
(c) 1947
(d) 1949
Answer: a

15.The oldest mountain ranges in the world:
(a) Himalayas
(b) Karakoram
(c) Aravallis
(d) Andes
Answer: c

16.Malacology is the study of
(a) Mammals
(b) Crustaceans
(c) Dinosaurs
(d) Molluscs
Answer: d

17.The 73rd Amendment of the constitution came into force in
(a) 1992
(b) 1993
(c) 1994
(d) 1995
Answer: b

18. Vice Chancellor of Kerala University is
(a) Prof. V.P. Mahadevan Pillai
(b) Prof. Jayashankar
(c) V. K. Ramachandran
(d) Paul Antony
Answer: a

19.The mountain range between Narmada and Tapti:
(a) Karkoram
(b) Patkai
(c) Aravalli
(d) Satpura
Answer: d

20.Which State has the lowest number of Members in the Legislative Assembly?
(a) Goa
(b) Sikkim
(c) Manippur
(d) Meghalaya
Answer: b

21.The substance known as ‘Blue gold”:
(a) Copper sulphate
(b) Diamond
(c) Water
(d) None of these
Answer: c

22.The substance which has the highest expansivity in normal temperature:
(a) Gold
(b) Diamond
(c) Caesium
(d) Silver
Answer: c

23.Lalgudi G.Jayaraman is a maestro of:
(a) Veena
(b) Sitar
(c) Tabla
(d) Violin
Answer: d

24.Which layer of the atmosphere is closest to the surface of the earth:
(a) Thermosphere
(b) Mesosphere
(c) Stratosphere
(d) Troposphere
Answer: d

25. A University in India is the alma mater of two Indian Physics Nobel Laureates, CV Raman and Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar. Which is that university ?
(a) University of Delhi
(b) University of Kerala
(c) University of Madras
(d) University of Mysore
Answer: c

26.The Bhoodan movement was started at:
(a) Nagaur
(b) Pochampally
(c) Chadayamangalam
(d) Wardha
Answer: b

27.The University of Mysore was established by
(a) H. V. Nanjundaiah
(b) Mokshagundam Visvesvarayya
(c) C. R. Reddy
(d) Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV
Answer: d

28.Who was defeated by Babur in the battle of Khanwa in 1527?
(a) Ibrahim Lodhi
(b) Rana Pratap
(c) Rana Sangram Singh
(d) Prithviraj Chauhan
Answer: c

29.Bhatnagar Award is given in the field of:
(a) Journalism
(b) Literature
(c) Science & Technology
(d) Cinema
Answer: c

30.The real name of Banabhatta:
(a) Vishnu Sharma
(b) Vishnugopan
(c) Vishnugupta
(d) Ram Bola
Answer: b

31. The first Asian country to sent a space shuttle:
(a) Japan
(b) India
(c) Pakistan
(d) China
Answer: d

32. University of Bologna is located in …
(a) Germany
(b) Italy
(c) USA
(d) Russia
Answer: b

33. Cambridge University founded in ….
(a) 1209
(b) 1309
(c) 1310
(d) 1329
Answer: a

34. The study of earth quakes:
(a) Orontology
(b) Gerontology
(c) Seismology
(d) Plate tectonics
Answer: c

35. In which schedule of the constitution provisions related to Municipal Administration is included
(a) 9
(b) 8
(c) 12
(d) 11
Answer: c

36. The gravitational attraction is highest in the region of:
(a) Equator
(b) Temperate region
(c) Poles
(d) Tropic of Cancer
Answer: c

37. Who introduced ‘Sreenikethan experiment’?
(a) Vinoba Bhave
(b) Spencer Hatch
(c) Rabeendranath Tagore
(d) S.K.Dey
Answer: c

38. A distroyed University in India re-opened after 800 years in Bihar. Name the university…
(a) Nalanda University
(b) Santi Niketan
(c) Thakshasila
(d) Patna University
Answer: a

39. The headquarters of University Grants Commission is at:
(a) Chennai
(b) Mumbai
(c) New Delhi
(d) Bengaloru
Answer: c

40.The University of Manchester got Guinness World Record for
(a) Biggest thesis
(b) Most number of students
(c) Biggest examination conducted
(d) Tying the tightest knot ever produced
Answer: d

41.M G University , Kottayam established in 1983. In which date ?
(a) January, 26
(b) October , 2
(c) August, 15
(d) January, 30
Answer: b

42.The founder of Pallava dynasty:
(a) Simhavishnu
(b) Dantidurgan
(c) Karikalan
(d) Simukha
Answer: a

43.The Nationality of Pablo Neruda:
(a) British
(b) Chilian
(c) French
(d) German
Answer: b

44.What is the colour of the blood of cockroach?
(a) Red
(b) Blue
(c) Colorless
(d) None of these
Answer: c

45.The first disease that was eradicated from the earth:
(a) Leprocy
(b) Small pox
(c) Plague (d) Diphtheria
Answer: b

46. The the first Chancellor of the university
(a) Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma
(b) C. P. Ramaswami Iyer
(c) Swathi Thirunal
(d) John Roberts

Answer: a

47. The first Minister for Community Development in the Central Cabinet
(a) Vallabhbhai Patel
(b) Shanmugham Chetty
(c) John Mathai
(d) S.K.Dey
Answer: d

48. First Vice President of India to die in harness:
(a) Dr.Zakkir Hussain
(b) Krishan Kant
(c) V.V.Giri
(d) Dr.S.Radhakrishnan

49. The rarest gas in the atmosphere:
(a) Argon
(b) Krypton
(c) Xenon
(d) Radon
Answer: d

50 . Which is the oldest university, still-functioning in the English-speaking world ?
(a) Heidelberg University
(b) Howard University
(c) Oxford University
(d) Georgetown University
Answer: c

-Prof. C S Chandran