2.Who is the first woman writer to win the Jnanpith
Award?

A.Kamala Surayya

B.Ashapoorna Devi

C.Arundhathi Roy

D.Mahaswetha Devi

Ans:B

3.A Kerala dance form which is also known as
KALIYATTAM

A.Koodiyattam

B.Kathakali

C.Theyyam

D.Ottam Thullal

Ans:C

4.GUMAR is a dance of

A.Assam

B.Rajasthan

C.Maharashtra

D.Odhisha

Ans:B

5.The country which is known as the land of White
Elephants

A.Myanmar

B.Thailand

C.Nepal

D.Laos

Ans:B

6.Which is the election symbol of the Republican
Party of U.S.A?

A.Lion

B.Eagle

C.Tiger

D.Elephant

Ans:D

7.The first postage
stamp was introduced by

A.U.S.A

B.England

C.France

D.Canada

Ans:B

8.The freedom fighter who is known as the Indian
Bismark

A.Gopalkrishna Gokhale

B.B.G.Tilak

C.M.A.Ansari

D.Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Ans:D

9.National Panchayat is the Parliament of

A.Bhutan

B.Pakistan

C.Sri Lanka

D.Nepal

Ans:D

10.The newly appointed Chief Election Commissioner
of India is

A.Ranjith Sinha

B.Rajeev Kumar

C.Achal Kumar Joti

D.Deepak Misra

Ans:C

11.Who is the last Diwan of Travancore?

A.C.P.Ramaswami Ayyar

B.P.G.N.Unnithan

C.P.Madhavarayar

D.K.A.Sankara Menon

Ans:B

12.KARGIL VIJAY DIVAS is celebrated on

A.14^{th} May

B.26^{th} July

C.21^{st} September

D.28^{th} November

Ans:B

13.The President of India who is elected with the
lowest victory margin

A.N.Sanjeeva Reddy

B.R.Venkataraman

C.V.V.Giri

D.K.R.Naryanan

Ans:C

14.Swami Vivekananda Airport is located in

A.Calcutta

B.Bhuvaneswar

C.Bhopal

D.Raipur

Ans:D

15.Which among the following States,Constituted a
Committee to expedite the possibilities of having its own State flag?

A.Telangana

B.Karnataka

C.Bihar

D.Punjab

Ans:B

16.Wagon Tragedy memorial is at

A.Kottackal

B.Thanur

C.Beypore

D.Tirur

Ans:D

17.The first Malayalee to become the Deputy Chairman
of Rajyasabha

A.M.A.Baby

B.M.M.Jacob

C.P.J.Kurian

D.Vayalar Ravi

Ans:B

18.Central Leather Research institute is located in

A.Bengalooru

B.Hyderabad

C.Chennai

D.Nagpur

Ans:C

19.The Nation “is a newspaper published by

A.Balagangadhar Tilak

B.Bhagat Singh

C.Gopalkrishna Gokhale

D.M.A.Jinnah

Ans:C

20.Who among the following is a leader of Paliyam
Sathyagraha?

A.A.G.Velayudhan

B.K.P.Vallon

C.Kesavan Shastri

D.Pandit Karuppan

Ans:A

21.What is
India’s fiscal deficit during the financial year 2016-17?

A.3.4

B.3.2

C.3.5

D.3.8

Ans:C

22.What is currency appreciation?

A.Official reduction in the value of currency

B.Fall the value of currency due to interaction of
demand and supply

C.Official increase in the value of currency

D.Rise the value of currency due to interaction of
demand and supply

Ans:D

23.Rival but non-excludable goods are called

A.Common resources

B.Merit goods

C.Pure public goods

D.Private goods

Ans:A

24.Who is the Chairman of 5^{th} State
Finance Commission?

A.M.A.Oommen

B.B.A.Prakash

C.Prabhat Patnaik

D.C.P.John

Ans:B

25.Imposing different amounts of tax on people with
different ability to pay is known as

A.Vertical imbalance

B.Vertical equity

C.Horizontal equity

D.Horizontal imbalance

Ans:B

26.Who is the current Chairman of NITI Aayog?

A.Aravind Panagaria

B.Aravind Subramannian

C.Rajiv Kumar

D.Narendra Modi

Ans:C

27.Which committee adopted Cost of Living as the
basis for identifying poverty?

A.Suresh Tendulkar Committee

B.Y.K.Alag Committee

C.Lakdawala Committee

D.National Planning Committee

Ans:A

28.Which religious group in India has the highest
rate of unemployment according to the 68^{th}
round of NSSO?

A.Muslims

B.Sikhs

C.Hindus

D.Christians

Ans:D

29.SGRY launched in

A.April 1999

B.September 1999

C.September 2001

D.April 2001

Ans:C

30.Who is the regulator of Capital Market in India?

A.RBI

B.Stock Exchanges

C.Ministry of Finance

D.SEBI

Ans:D

31.Derivative Markets are part of

A.Forward Market

B.Spot Market

C.Primary Market

D.None of these

Ans:A

32.What is the Marginal Standing Facility(MSF)rate of RBI fixed in August 2017?

A.6.75%

B.6.25%

C.6.5%

D.6%

Ans:B

33.Which of the following commodity outside the
ambit of GST?

A.Cream

B.Fruit juices

C.Hair Shampoo

D.Electricity

Ans:D

34.What is the GDP growth rate of India during the
financial year 2016-17?

A.7.5

B.7.1

C.6.1

D.6.5

Ans:B

35.The agency responsible for preparing WPI in India

A.Labor Bureau

B.CSO

C.Ministry of Commerce and Industries

D.NAS

Ans:C

36.What is inflation Tax?

A.Degree of decrease in the value of cash

B.Imposing taxes to curb inflation

C.Reduction in tax at the time of inflation

D.None of these

Ans:A

37.Developing a budgeting from scratch is known as

A.ZBB

B.PPBS

C.Traditional Budgeting

D.PBB

Ans:A

38.Which Committee appointed to review FRBM Act?

A.Abhijit Sen Committee

B.Rangarajan Committee

C.N.K.Singh Committee

D.Y.K.Alag Committee

Ans:C

39.What is Guillotine’?

A.Reduction of an amount from demands for grants

B.Passing demand for grants without discussion

C.Obtain temporary permission to meet expenditure

D.Permission to incur expenditure from consolidated
fund

Ans:B

40.What is the recommendation of 14^{th}
Finance Commission regarding State’s share of union tax?

A.32%

B.44%

C.38%

D.42%

Ans:D

41.The length of time(minutes)that a certain boy
speaks on the telephone is found to be a random phenomenon,with a probability
function given by f(x)=Ae raist to –x/3,for X>0=0 otherwise

The value of A,which makes the function of a
probability density function is

A.1

B.3

C.1/3

D.-1/3

Ans:C

42.Basket of 15 oranges has an average has an
average weight of 200 gms.If an orange weighting 250 gms is taken out of the
basket and is substituted by another weighing 235 gms,what would be the average
weight of 15 oranges now in the basket?

A.199 gms

B.200 gms

C.185 gms

D.205 gms

Ans:A

43.The positive square root of the arithmetic mean
of squares of the deviations of the given values from their arithmetic mean is
denoted as

A.Mean deviation

B.Standard deviation

C.Variance

D.Mode

Ans:B

44.A bag contains 5 white and 3 black balls.Another
bag contains 4 white and 7 black balls.A ball is randomly drawn from one of the
bags and found to be black.What is the probability that it is from the first
bag?

A.3/16

B.3/8

C.10/19

D.33/89

Ans:D

45.For a normal distribution,the quartile
deviation,the mean deviation and standard deviation are approximately in the
ratio

A.10:12:15

B.12:10:15

C.10:15:12

D.None of these

Ans:A

46.Let X and Y are two independent Gamma
variables.Then X/Y is distributed as

A.Gamma variate

B.Beta variate of first kind

C.Beta variate of second kind

D.Exponential

Ans:C

47.Let X_{1} and X_{2} be two random
variables following the density f(x)=e raist to –x>0 then what is the
distribution of Z=X_{1}/X_{2}?

A.Exponential

B.Gamma

C.t

D.F

Ans:D

48.A symmetric die is thrown 600 times.The lower
bound for the probability of getting 80 to 120 sixes is

A.80/120

B.19/24

C.8/24

D.6/12

Ans:B

49.The sampling error associated with a census study
is

A.0

B.1%

C.2%

D.5%

Ans:A

50.Which type of experimental design does not use
the principle of local control in measuring variation among experimental units?

A.RBD

B.LSD

C.CRD

D.None of these

Ans:C

51.The number of treatments in a 2^{2}
factorial experiment is

A.1

B.4

C.3

D.8

Ans:B

52.If a sample is taken at random from a population,it is likely to possess almost the
same characteristics as that of the population.This principle is called

A.Probability sampling

B.Law of inertia of large numbers

C.Non-probability sampling

D.Law of statistical regularity

Ans:D

53.Let(X_{1},X_{2},X_{3})is
a random sample of size 3 taken from N(Meu,--raise to 2).Let T_{1}=( X_{1}+X_{2}+X_{3})/3
and T_{2}=( X_{1}+2X_{2}+3X_{3})/6 be the
estimators used to estimate Meu.Which estimator is more efficient?

A.T_{1}

B.T_{2}

C.T_{1 }and T_{2}

D.None

Ans:A

54.What is the variance of the sufficient estimator
for estimating the paramater lamda of the Poisson population on the basis of
sample of size n?

A.n/Lambda

B.Lambda

C.Lambda/n

D.Lambda raise to 2

Ans:C

55.A test that is used for testing the equality of means of several normal
populations having unknown but common variance ---raise to 2

A.Chi-Square

B.ANOVA

C.Normal

D.t

Ans:B

56.Probability of rejecting a null hypothesis when
it is true is called

A.Type 1 error

B.Type 2 error

C.Power

D.Significance level

Ans:D

57.If the two regression equations are 3x+2y-80=0
and 2x+3y-70=0,the value of correlation coefficient is

A.-2/3

B.2/3

C.-1

D.1

Ans:A

58.The regression lines of Y on X and X and Y are
Y=zX+b and X=cY+d.Then the ratio of the standard deviations of X and Y is

A.a/c

B.c/a

C.Square root of a/c

D.Square root of c/a

Ans:D

59.In exponential trend equation Y=ab raise to x,the
value of X and Y are in the form of

A.HP,AP

B.AP,GP

C.AP,HP

D.GP,HP

Ans:B

60.The seasonal indices of sales of a firm in the
following quarters are for Jan.Mar.100,Apr.Jun.89,Jul.Sep.83,Oct.Dec.128
respectively.If the total sales in Jan.Mar.of the year be worth Rs.10,000.How
much worth of items should be kept in stock by the firm in Apr.Jun.to meet the
demand?

A.400

B.1,000

C.8,900

D.8,300

Ans:C

61.Accounting for Intangible Assets are related to

A.AS 10

B.AS 12

C.AS 24

D.AS 26

Ans:D

62.Which of the following errors are not revealed by
the Trial Balance?

A.Compensating Errors

B.Errors of Commission

C.Wrong Balancing of an Account

D.Wrong totalling of an Account

Ans:D

63.The determination of expenses for an accounting
period is based on the principle of

A.Objectivity

B.Materiality

C.Matching

D.Periodicity

Ans:C

64.Which financial statement represents the
accounting equation assets=liabilities+owners’equity”?

A.Trading Account

B.Profit and Loss Account

C.Balance Sheet

D.Statement of Cash Flows

Ans:A

65.The Database Schema is written in

A.HLL

B.DML

C.DDl

D.DCL

Ans:A

66.The DBMS language component which can be embedded
in a program is

A.The Data Definition Language

B.The Data Manipulation Language(DML)

C.The Database Administrator(DBA)

D.A Query Language

Ans:B

67.Key to represent relationship between tables is
called

A.Primary key

B.Secondary key

C.Foreign key

D.None of these

Ans:C

68.The full form of DDL

A.Dynamic Data language

B.Detailed Data Language

C.Data Definition Language

D.Data Derivation Language

Ans:C

69.Demand deposit also known as

A.Current account

B.Fixed Deposit

C.Capital Account

D.Recurring Deposit

Ans:A

70.Rediscounting and giving advance the Central Bank
changes interest at a rate which is known as

A.CRR

B.SLR

C.Bank Rate

D.Credit

Ans:C

71.----------is an alpha numeric code that uniquely
identifies a bank branch participating NEFT system

A.IFS

B.IFSC

C.FSC

D.RTGS

Ans:B

72.In India,RTGS has been implemented on

A.26 March 2004

B.26 March 1998

C.26 March 1994

D.26 March 2002

Ans:A

73.Marketing helps firms to increase their profits
by

A.Increase in sales

B.Increase in production

C.Increase in price

D.Increase in customer

Ans:D

74.Direct marketing refers to a communication
between the -------and -------directly.

A.Seller and buyer

B.Firm and suppliers

C.Society and target market

D.Price and services

Ans:A

75.The process of supplying products to all retail
outlets is known as

A.Selective distribution

B.Exclusive distribution

C.Channel configuration

D.Intensive distribution

Ans:D

76.Demographic segmentation refers to

A.The description of the people and their place in
society

B.The description of the people’s purchasing
behaviour

C.The location where people live

D.Geographic regions

Ans:A

77.Financial decision involve

A.Investment,financing and dividend decision

B.Investment,financing and sales decision

C.Fiancing,dividend and cash decision

D.None of these

Ans:A

78.The appropriate objective of an enterprise is

A.Maximisation of sale

B.Maximisation of owners wealth

C.Maximisation of profits

D.None of these

Ans:B

79.Bird in hand’ argument is given by

A.Walker’s Model

B.Gordon’s Model

C.MM Model

D.Residuals Theory

Ans:B

80.Ploughing back of profit means

A.Dividend declared but not claimed by shareholders

B.Non-declaration of dividend in any year

C.Profit earned from illegal sources and employed in
business

D.Retaining the earnings of business for future
expansion programme.

Ans:D

81.Classify the following differential equation

E raise to x (dy/dx)+3y=x(raise to 2)y

A.Separable and not linear

B.Linear and not separable

C.Both separable and linear

D.Neither separable and linear

Ans:C

82.Which one of the following is the solution of the
differntial equation dy/dx+(x/1+x)y=1+x?

A.(1+Ce raise to –x)(1+x)

B.Ce raise to x/1+x

C.(1+x)(e raise to x+C)

D.(1+Ce raise to x)(1+X)

Ans:A

83.Which one of the following is the general solution
to the problem 25 d^{2}y/dt+10 dy/dt+y=0?

A.y=C_{1}e(raise to t/5)cos t+C_{2}e(raise
to t/5)sin t

B.y=C_{1}e(raise to t/5)+C_{2}e(raise
to –t/5)

C.y=C_{1}e^{t}cos t/5+C_{2}e^{t}sin
t/5

D.y=C_{1}e(raise to –t/5)+C_{2}te(raise
to –t/5)

Ans:D

84.Which one of the following represents the
solution of the differential equation dy/dx=x/1-y?

A.Family of circles with centre at (0,0)

B.Family of circles with centre at (),1)

C.Family of circles with centre at(1,0)

D.Family of circles with centre at (0,-1)

Ans:B

85.Which one of the following is the differential equation of the
orthogonal trajectory to the family of curves y=cx^{n},where n is fixed
positive integer and c an arbitrary constant?

A.nyy’+x=0

B.nyy’-x=0

C.xy’+ny=0

D.xy’-ny=0

Ans:B

86.Let V be a n-dimensional complex vector space and
let W denote the subset of V defined by (X elements of V|x=x bar},where x bar
denote the conjugate of x.Which one of the following is not true?

A.W is a subspace of V

B.W is a real subspace of V

C.W is real vector
space

D.W is an additive subgroup of V

Ans:A

87.Which one of the following is the Kernel of the
linear transformation T:R raise to 4->R raise to 3 defined by T(X_{1},X_{2},
X_{3},X_{4})=(X_{1},0,X_{2,}0)?

A.Ker(T)={(a,0,0,b)|a,b Elements of R}

B.Ker(T)={(a,0,b,o)|a,b Elements of R}

C.Ker(T)={(0,a,b,0)|a,b Elements of R}

D.Ker(T)={(0,a,0,b)|a,b Elements of R}

Ans:D

88.Which one of the following is the linear
transformation T:R^{3}->R^{2} determined by the matrix
[(1,2,1)(First row),(0,1,1)(Seond row),(-1,3,4)(Third row)] with respect to the
standard basis {e_{1},e_{2},e_{3}}?

A.T(a,b,c)=(a-c,2a-b+3c,a-b-3c)

B.T(a,b,c)=(a-c,2a+b,a+b+3c)

C.T(a,b,c)=(a-c,2a+b+3c,a+b+4c)

D.T(a,b,c)=(a+c,2a-b-3c,a+b+4c)

Ans:C

89.The elgen values of the matrix A=[(2,2,1)(First
row),(1,3,1)(Second row),(1,2,2)(Third row)] are

A.5,2,1

B.0,0,0

C.5,3,2

D.5,1,1

Ans:D

90.Which one of the following is the inverse of a,a
not equal to -1 where * is a binary operation on the set of Real numbers
R,defined by a*b=a+b+ab?

A.a/a+1

B.1/a+1

C.-a/a+1

D.-a/2(a+1)

Ans:C

91.Let R be a commutative ring with unity of
characteristic 4.Then for all a,b Elements of R,which one of the following is
the expansion of (a+b)raise to 4?

A.a raise to 4 +b raise to 4

B.a raise to 4+2( a raise to 2)( b raise to 2)+b
raise to 4

C.a raise to 4+4(a raise to 2)(b raise to 2)+b raise
to 4

D.a raise to 4-2(a raise to 2)(b raise to 2)+b raise
to 4

Ans:B

92.Which one of the following is not a subgroup of
the cyclic group Z8?

A.{0,2,4,6}

B.{0,1,3,4,6}

C.{0,2,3,4,6}

D.{0,4}

Ans:C

93.Which one of the following is same as the permutation

((1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8(first raw)),8,2,6,3,7,4,5,1(Second
raw))?

A.(1 8)(3 6 4)(5 7)

B.(1 2 8)(3 6 4)(5 7)

C.(1 8)(2 3 6 4)(5 7)

D.(1 8)(3 6)(4 5 7)

Ans:A

94.In a non-abelian group G,the element b has order
108.Which one of the following is the order of b raise to 42?

A.9

B.18

C.54

D.27

Ans:B

95.Let G be a group such that a^{2}=e for
each a Elements of G,where e is the identity element of G.Which one of the
following is true?

A.G is finite

B.G is cyclic

C.G is abelian

D.None of the above

Ans:B

96.If {a_{n}}is a sequence of real numbers
satisfying (a_{n+1})^{2}=2a-1,then which one of the following
is true?

A.lim(n->infinity)a_{n}=1

B. lim(n->infinity)a_{n }doesn’t exist

C. lim(n->infinity)a_{n}=2

D. lim(n->infinity)a_{n}=-2

Ans:A

97.Which one of the following is true for the function
f(x)={sin 2x/x,for x not equal to 0)(first row),((1,for x=0)(Second row))

A.Continuous only at x<0

B.Continuous only at x>0

C.Continuous only at x=0

D.Continuous for all x except 0

Ans:D

98.Which one of the following statements is true for
the function f(z)=y>

A.Satisfy Cauchy Reimann equations

B.Not analytic at any point

C.Not a harmonic function

D.An entire function

Ans:B

99.If f(z)=u+iv is an analytic function with
non-zero derivative then the angle between the family of curves u(x,y)=C,and
(x,y)=C_{2} where C_{1} and C_{2} are real numbers is

A.180 degree

b.45 degree

C.-90 degree

D.90 degree

Ans:D

100.Which one of the following is the residue of
1/z-sin z at its pole?

A.3/5

B.-3/5

C.3/10

D.-3/10

Ans:C

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