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University Assistant Model Questions and Answers – 2019

Last Updated On: 17/12/2018

University Assistant Model Questions: Kerala Public Service Commission invited applications for the post Assistant in University across Kerala. Here is the model questions for University Assistant examination of 2019 with answers.

Kerala PSC University Assistant recruitment is taking place for the following universities in Kerala:

1. Kerala University
2. Kannur University
3. Cochin University of Science & Technology
4. Malayalam University, Malappuram
5. M.G. University
7. Sree Sankaracharya University
8. Kerala Agriculture University
9. Kerala Veterinary and Animal Science University
10. Kerala University of Health Science
11. Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean studies
12. APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University

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Kerala PSC University Assistant Model Questions and Answers – 2019

University Assistant Model Questions and Answers

University Assistant Model Questions and Answers

1) In how many years will a sum of money triples itself if the rate of normal interest being 10%?

a) 15 years
b) 20 years
c) 10 years
d) 18 years
Ans) b) 20 years

2) Manu’s age is 6 times Binu’s age. 15 years hence Manu will be 3 times as old as Binu. Find Binu’s age:

a) 60 years
b) 10 years
c) 45 years
d) 50 years
Ans) b) 10 years

3) A and B together can do a piece of work in 12 days and A alone can complete the work in 18 days. How long will be B alone take to complete the job?

a) 6 days
b) 30 days
c) 36 days
d) 21 days
Ans) c) 36 days

4) Find the time taken by a 180 m long train running at 54 km/hr to cross a man standing on a platform: 

a) 4 seconds
b) 12 seconds
c) 30 seconds
d) 15 seconds
Ans) b) 12 seconds

5) A garden is 90 m long and 75 m broad. A path 5 m wide is to be built outside around it. Find the area of the path:

a) 850 m^2
b) 6750 m^2
c) 1750 m^2
d) 7600 m^2
Ans) c) 1750 m^2

6) What number should be subtracted from each of the numbers 23, 30, 57 and 78 so that the remainders are in proportion?

a) 4
b) 3
c) 6
d) 7
Ans) c) 6

7) Which of the following numbers is divisible by 33?

a) 1333
b) 1375
c) 2133
d) 2145
Ans) d) 2145

8) H.C.F of 36 and 264 is:

a) 6
b) 36
c) 792
d) 12
Ans) d) 12

9) If EDUCATION is coded as NOITACUDE, then REDFORT will be coded as:


10) ‘Flower’ is related to Petal in the same way as ‘Book’ is related to: 

a) Author
b) Content
c) Page
d) Library
Ans) c) Page

11) Find the missing number in this series:

2, 6, 18, 54, __, 486, 1458

a) 152
b) 182
c) 162
d) 108
Ans) c) 162

12) Find the odd one among these:

a) Lake
b) River
c) Pool
d) Sea
Ans) b) River

13) Find out the missing letter:

B, E, H, K, N, __?

a) P
b) O
c) R
d) Q
Ans) d) Q

14) If HOBBY is coded as IOBY and LOBBY is coded as MOBY then, BOBBY is coded as:

Ans) b) COBY

15) If A is in the north of B and C is in the west of the B. In what direction is A with respect to C?

a) South
b) East
c) South West
d) North East
Ans) d) North East

16) If I = 9, YOU = 61, then WE = __ ?

a) 28
b) 32
c) 65
d) 50
Ans) a) 28

17) Statement: All the students passed the examination. Some students are girls.


i) Some boys passed the examination

ii) All the girls failed the examination

iii) None of the boys passed the examination

iv) None of the girls failed the examination 

a) I and II follow
b) II and III follow
c) I, II, and III follow
d) None of the above
Ans) d) None of the above

18) What is the name of the pigment which helps animal to see in the dim light?

a) Rhodospin
b) Haemoglobin
c) Photospin
d) Chromatin
Ans) a) Rhodospin

19) The transformer works on which principle?

a) Electrostatic force
b) Magnetostatic force
c) Snell’s law
d) Electromagnetic induction
Ans) d) Electromagnetic induction

20) What is the vitriol?

a) Sodium Chloride
b) Nitric Acid
c) Sulphuric Acid
d) Hydrochloric Acid
Ans) c) Sulphuric Acid

21) Which is the most effective test to determine AIDS?

a) Lipid profile test
b) Angiograph
c) Western blot test
d) MRI Scan
Ans) c) Western blot test

22) What is manufactured using ‘Bessemer process’? 

a) Steel
b) Gold
c) Zinc
d) Silver
Ans) a) Steel

23) Minmata disease is due to:

a) Arsenic
b) Lead
c) Copper
d) Mercury
Ans) d) Mercury

24) A person suffering from bleeding gum need in his food:

a) Carotene
b) Citrus
c) Vitamin K
d) Codilver oil
Ans) b) Citrus

25) An alloy used in making heating elements for electric heating device is: 

a) German Silver
b) Alloy Steel
c) Nichrome
d) Solder
Ans) c) Nichrome

26) Which fossil organism is usually regarded as the connecting link between birds and reptiles?

a) Dryopithecus
b) Archaeopteryx
c) Astralopithecus
d) Ardipithecus
Ans) b) Archaeopteryx

27) Phenomenon behind the formulation of rainbow:

a) Diffraction of light
b) Scattering of light
c) Interference of light
d) Dispersion of light
Ans) d) Dispersion of light

28) Mufti Muhammed Sayeed was the former Chief Minister of ______ State. 

a) Delhi
b) Assam
c) Jammu – Kashmir
d) Mizoram
Ans) c) Jammu – Kashmir

29)  Which of the following work won the “Odakkuzhal Award” to S. Joseph?

a) Manushyanu oru Aamukham
b) Chandranodoppam
c) Chakkarapanthal
d) Unnikuttante Lokam
Ans) b) Chandranodoppam

30) Who scored 1009 runs in one innings, in the Bhandari Trophy under – 16 Inter School Cricket? 

a) Praveen Dhanvade
b) Prakash Dhanvade
c) Pratheesh Dhanvade
d) Pranav Dhanvade
Ans) d) Pranav Dhanvade

31) Who Got The Dr. Sukumar Azhikode Thatwamasi Endowment In 2017?

a) Dr.T.M.Thomas Issac
b) Kanam Rajendran
c) Ramesh Chennithala
d) V.M.Sudheeran
Ans) b) Kanam Rajendran

32) ‘Miss World’ Miriya Lalguna Roso belongs to which of the following country?

a) Spain
b) France
c) Indonesia
d) Japan
Ans) a) Spain

33) Present Jnanpeet winner Raghuveer Chaudhari is a popular writer in _____ language.

a) Marathi
b) Gujarati
c) Bengali
d) Telugu
Ans) b) Gujarati

34)  Who among the following was appointed as CEO of NITI AYOG?

a) Amithabh Bachan
b) Saniya Mirza
c) Amithabh Kanth
d) Arun Jaitly
Ans) c) Amithabh Kanth

35) World’s largest bird statue is built in Jatayu Nature Park. In which place of Kerala, it is built?

a) Chennamangalam
b) Kothamangalam
c) Kaipamangaalam
d) Chatayamangalam
Ans) d) Chatayamangalam

36) Who is the present governor of Reserve Bank of India?

a) P. Sadasivam
b) Urjit Patel
c) Raghuram Rajan
d) Ajith Dowal
Ans) b) Urjit Patel

37) What is the official name of India?

a) Democratic State of India
b) Republic of India
c) Socialist State of India
d) Socialist Secular India
Ans) b) Republic of India

38) The literacy rate of India is: 

a) 61.90 %
b) 74.04 %
c) 80.50 %
d) 50.15 %
Ans) b) 74.04 %

39) Which was the first linguistic state in Independent India?

a) Karnataka
b) Tamil Nadu
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) none of these
Ans) d) none of these

40) Which is the terr generally grown for forestation?

a) Mango Tree
b) Coconut Tree
c) Banniyan
d) Teak
Ans) d) Teak

41) In which river Bhakra – Nangal Dam is situated?

a) Sutlej
b) Godavari
c) Narmaada
d) Krishna
Ans) a) Sutlej

41) Who was the first martyr in First Indian Independence war of 1857?

a) Jhancy Rani
b) Mangal Pande
c) Savarkar
d) None
Ans) b) Mangal Pande

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