Saturday, 21 October 2017

Kerala PSC Last Grade Servants Solved Paper 165/2014 - Part 1

Question Paper Code: 165/2014
Category Code:
Exam: Last Grade Servants Various (Alappuzha, Palakkad Districts)
Date of Test: 11-10-2014
Alpha code: A

1. A     2. B     3. D     4. X     5. D     6. D     7. B     8. A     9. C     10. A   11. C  
12.C    13. C   14. A   15. X   16. D   17. A

Friday, 20 October 2017

HSST Home Science Solved Paper 48/2016/OL - Part 5

81.       RDA of dietary folate for a pregnant woman is
(A) 300 mcg
(B) 500 mcg
(C) 400 mcg
(D) 600 mcg
Answer: B
82.       Aetiological factor for peptic ulcer
(A) H. pylori
(B) Eating habits
(C) Stress
(D) All of above
Answer: D
83.       Which of the following is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids?
(A) Fatty fish
(B) Butter
(C) Sunflower oil
(D) Lard
Answer: A
84.       Tube feeding is also known as
(A) Parenteral feeding
(B) Bolus feeding
(C) Gavage feeding
(D) Supplementary feeding
Answer: C
85.       To reduce the risk of CVD, the LDL and HDL levels should be
(A) LDL less than 200 mg/dL and HDL less than 40 mg/dL
(B) LDL less than 200 mg/dL and HDL more than 40 mg/dL
(C) LDL less than 240 mg/dL and HDL more than 60 mg/dL
(D) LDL less than 240 mg/dL and HDL less than 60 mg/dL
Answer: B
86.       In kidney failure patients, the GFR will be
(A) 90 ml or more/min
(B) 15 ml or less/min
(C) 60 ml or more/min
(D) 60 ml or less/min
Answer: B
87.       Antioxidants present in fruits and vegetables
(A) Vit. C
(B) Vit. K
(C) Vit. B12
(D) Vit. B1
Answer: A
88.       Fat soluble Vitamins are mainly stored in
(A) Kidney
(B) Stomach
(C) Liver
(D) Blood
Answer: C
89.       A source of soluble fibre
(A) Wheat bran
(B) Sugars
(C) Honey
(D) Oats
Answer: D
90.    An example of conditionally essential fatty acid
(A) Butyric acid
(B) Stearic acid
(C) Arachidonic acid
(D) Palmitic acid
Answer: C

91.    The iron requirement of an NPNL adult woman is
(A) 21 mg/dL
(B) 28 mg/dL
(C) 31 mg/dL
(D) 38 mg/dL
Answer: A
92.    A specific teaching style preferred by an innovative learner
(A) Questioning
(B) Discussion
(C) Independent project
(D) Audio listening
Answer: C
93.    An example of non-conventional novel food developed for nutrition security
(A) Soya chunks
(B) Bengal gram flour
(C) Egg
(D) Vegetables
Answer: A
94.    Which among the following enzymes is not produced using gene technology?
(A) Alpha amylase
(B) Chymosin
(C) Protease
(D) Ptyalin
Answer: D
95.    Functional additives are incorporated into food processing operations that make use of
(A) Low-level technologies
(B) High-level technologies
(C) Middle-level technologies
(D) Home-scale methods
Answer: B
96.    Which of the following is not an application of nanotechnology in food industry?
(A) Genetic recombination
(B) Antimicrobial packing
(C) Enhanced nutrient delivery
(D) Improved texture
Answer: A
97.    Probiotic bacteria taken together with prebiotics that support their growth are called
(A) Symbiosis
(B) Synbiotics
(C) Neobiotics
(D) Prebiotics
Answer: B
98.    The sub-mission of National Health Mission launched in May 2013 to expand health coverage to urban areas.
Answer: C
99.    The National Mission launched in 2010 with the aim to strengthen overall processes that promote all-round development of women.
(A) Mission Poorna Shakti
(D) National Rural Women Mission
Answer: A
100.    An example of a probiotic food
(A) Milk
(B) Apple
(C) Carrot
(D) Kefir
Answer: D

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Thursday, 19 October 2017

HSST Home Science Solved Paper 48/2016/OL - Part 4

61.       "Rorschach" ink blot test is an attempt to study
(A) The IQ level of subjects
(B) The visual ability
(C) Personality characteristics
(D) Numerical ability
Answer: C
62.       The type of play where two children play side by side without showing interest or concern for one another.
(A) Parallel play
(B) Solitary play
(C) Role play
(D) Group play
Answer: A
63.       According to Piaget, the stage of cognitive development of a pre-school child
(A) Sensory-motor stage
(B) Concrete operations stage
(C) Formal operations stage
(D) Pre-operational thought stage
Answer: D
64.       Experiences which prepare the child in learning the 3 R's are called
(A) Readiness activities
(B) Childhood experiences
(C) Preparatory activities
(D) Home experiences
Answer: A
65.       An important Landmark Act in India in the direction of ensuring equal opportunities for people with disabilities
(A) Multiple Disabilities Act, 1998
(B) Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995
(C) Act on School Education, 1991
(D) Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 1990
Answer: B
66.       Which among the following is not a common form of social behaviour observed during pre-school age?
(A) Desire for Social Approval
(B) Friendliness
(C) Negativism
(D) Developing a conscience
Answer: D
67.       Poor attention span, easy distractability, excessive activity levels are seen in children with
(A) Attention deficit disorder
(B) Cerebral palsy
(C) Attention distraction disorder
(D) Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Answer: D
68.       Assessment of development in children does not involve the measurement of
(A) Abilities
(B) Incidental infections
(C) Development tasks they can carry out
(D) Aptitude
Answer: B
69.       The most distinguishing trait of autistic child is
(A) Echolalia
(B) Inadequate motor development
(C) Inability to relate to parents
(D) Low IQ
Answer: A
70.    Montessori system of pre-school does not emphasize
(A) Independence
(B) Freedom within limits
(C) Same age group of children in a classroom
(D) Natural psychological development
Answer: C
71.    VAD is more prevalent among
(A) Young children
(B) Adult women
(C) Girls
(D) Adolescents
Answer: A
72.    Which among the following is not a method of nutritional anthropometry?
(A) Waist circumference measurement
(B) Estimation of blood pressure
(C) Skin fold measurement
(D) Mid upper arm circumference measurement
Answer: B
73.    Anaemia in rural population may be due to infestation with
(A) Tape worm
(B) Pin worm
(C) Hook worm
(D) Round worm
Answer: C
74.    Iodine deficiency does not cause
(A) Miscarriage
(B) Mental retardation
(C) Dermatitis
(D) Vision impairment
Answer: D
75.    Angular stomatitis and cheilosis are symptoms of the deficiency of
(A) Niacin
(B) Calcium
(C) Iron
(D) Thiamin
Answer: A
76.    Infant Mortality Rate in Kerala as per the SRS 2014 is
(A) 12
(B) 13
(C) 14
(D) 15
Answer: A
77.    The food law amended in 2006 to ban the sale of un-iodised salt for human consumption in India.
(A) Fruit Products Order
(B) Food Products Order
(D) Prevention of Food Adulteration Act
Answer: D
78.    Which among the following is not an essential element of food security?
(A) Adequate availability of food
(B) Efficient distribution
(C) Supplementary feeding
(D) Availability of adequate purchasing power with people
Answer: C
79.    The best enhancer of iron absorption in the body
(A) Oxalic acid
(B) Ascorbic acid
(C) Phytic aicd
(D) Tannins
Answer: B
80.    Which among the following is a form of Vitamin D?
(A) Phytosterol
(B) Cholecalciferol
(C) Ergosterol
(D) Phytoergoesterol
Answer: B

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Wednesday, 18 October 2017

HSST Home Science Solved Paper 48/2016/OL - Part 3

41.       Effective space management in a kitchen positions the three major appliances, so that the sum of the three sides of the ideal work triangle in the kitchen is between
(A) 10-20 feet
(B) 12-22 feet
(C) 15-25 feet
(D) 17-30 feet
Answer: B
42.       Which among the following does not create an illusion of space?
(A) Low lying furniture
(B) Careful colour rhythm
(C) Dim light
(D) Strategically spaced mirrors
Answer: C
43.       'Dovetailing' is a term related to
(A) Time management
(B) Money management
(C) Animal husbandry
(D) Poultry management
Answer: A
44.       The stream of goods and services available to a family over a given period of time.
(A) Money income
(B) Psychic income
(C) Real income
(D) Direct income
Answer: C
45.       Which among the following accessories best support the flexible use of space?
(A) Folding partition
(B) Fixed furniture
(C) Dim light
(D) Cool colour
Answer: A
46.       Benefits given to an employee in addition to their salary
(A) Direct income
(B) Fringe benefits
(C) Subsidy
(D) Loan
Answer: B
47.       The act of hiding or private stocking of goods to create artificial scarcity and to raise the price
(A) Glut
(B) Subsidy
(C) Food security
(D) Hoarding
Answer: D
48.       A person who accepts risks, is alert and explores new avenues
(A) Entrepreneur
(B) Manager
(C) Capitalist
(D) Financier
Answer: A
49.       'Therbligs' was given by
(A) Mundell
(B) Prang
(C) Gilbreth
(D) Ross
Answer: C
50.    False advertisement results in
(A) Giving right information to the customer
(B) Assuring quality of the product
(C) Giving good services to the customer
(D) Consumer getting disillusioned
Answer: D

51.    The Community Development Programme was launched in India on
(A) 2nd Oct. 1952
(B) 20th Oct. 1952
(C) 2nd Oct. 1950
(D) 20th Oct. 1950
Answer: A
52.    The standard of living in a country is represented by its
(A) Poverty ratio
(B) Per-capita income
(C) National income
(D) Unemployment rate
Answer: B
53.    The implementation of Jawahar Rozgar Yojana rests with
(A) District Collector
(B) Gram Panchayat
(C) State Government
(D) Central Government
Answer: B
54.    NREGP is the abbreviated form of
(A) National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme
(B) National Rural Educational Guarantee Programme
(C) National Rapid Education Guarantee Programme
(D) National Rapid Employement Generation Programme
Answer: A
55.    The landmark Constitutional Amendment to establish Panchayati Raj
(A) The Constitution Seventy-fifth Amendment Act, 1994
(B) The Constitution Fifty-second Amendment Act, 1994
(C) The Constitution Seventy-third Amendment Act, 1992
(D) The Constitution Fifty-second Amendment Act, 1992
Answer: C
56.    SGSY aims at providing
(A) Self-employment
(B) Supplementary food
(C) Primary education
(D) Housing facilities
Answer: A
57.    PMAY stands for
(A) Pradhan Manthri Adhar Yojana
(B) Pradhan Manthri Abhiyan Yojana
(C) Pradhan Manthri Antyodaya Yojana
(D) Pradhan Manthri Awas Yojana
Answer: D
58.    Co-ordination achieved through the mechanism of organizational hierarchy
(A) Purposive co-ordination
(B) Automatic co-ordination
(C) Coercive co-ordination
(D) Voluntary co-ordination
Answer: C
59.    The National nodal point for the co-ordination of all efforts at development and dissemination of innovative technologies relevant for rural areas
Answer: B
60.    In states having a population of less than 20 lakhs, Panchayats are not constituted at the
(A) Village level
(B) Block level
(C) District level
(D) Municipality
Answer: B

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