Typist KFDC Confidential Assistant Grade II – Answer Key 54/2017

type writer

Name of post and Department : Typist in KFDC, confidential assistant grade II in various departments 
Category code : 451/16, 553/15, 540/16
Question Paper Code : 54/2017
Date of Exam : 16.05.2017


  1. The shape of a PLATEN in a typewriter is
    • Pyramid
    • Rectangle
    • Triangle
    • Round

  2. The name of typeface which gives 10 letters per inch
    • Pica
    • Point
    • Gothic
    • Script

  3. The movement of the carriage is controlled by
    • Draw cord
    • Loose dog and rigid dog
    • Back spacer
    • Bell

  4. In which keys are used for typing a single character in the upper case?
    • Master key
    • Enter key
    • Dead key
    • Shift key

  5. Which kind of cylinder is generally used in a Typewriter?
    • Thread rubber
    • Soft rubber
    • Medium hard rubber
    • Thin rubber

  6. Keyboard is fixed as per the arrangement of
    • Frequency of their occurrences
    • Convenience of the inventor
    • Alphabets
    • None of these

  7. Pinion wheel is connected to
    • Thumb wheel
    • Ratchet wheel
    • Escapement wheel
    • Back spacer

  8. The upper portion of the typewriter which moves while typing is called
    • Segment
    • Carriage
    • Cylinder
    • None of these

  9. In a typewriter, the position of bell is fixed
    • In the carriage
    • In the keyboard
    • Behind the typewriter
    • Under the keys

  10. The carriage will stop suddenly, if
    • The cylinder is worn out
    • The ribbon is cut off
    • The carriage rack is worn out
    • The draw cord is cut off

  11. Cylinder Ratchet Wheel is used for
    • Ribbon movement
    • Line spacing
    • Key movement
    • Carriage movement

  12. Universal Bar is connected to ____________ of a typewriter.
    • Dog Block
    • Main Spring
    • Carriage Rack
    • Type Bar Segment

  13. What is the other name of Touch System method of typewriting?
    • Sight
    • Blind
    • Visual
    • Hearing

  14. Taking copies of typewritten matter by means of carbon paper is called
    • Recording
    • Cyclostyling
    • Manifolding
    • Duplicating

  15. In which parts of a typewriter located on the left side below the carriage?
    • Main Spring Drum
    • Dog Block
    • Cylinder
    • Type Basket

  16. Which of the following is used to rotate the cylinder on either side?
    • Shift Lock
    • Thumb Wheels
    • Carriage
    • Centre Guide

  17. The carriage rack rests on
    • Duplicator
    • Cylinder Ratchet Wheel
    • Card Holder
    • Pinion  Wheel

  18. (a) and (;) are ___________ keys in a typewriter.
    • Home keys
    • Master key
    • Guide key
    • Character key

  19. Which key is used for typing upper case letters?
    • Shift key
    • Master key
    • Dead key
    • None

  20. ___________ is used to move carriage a degree towards right.
    • Dead key
    • Back space key
    • Tabulator set key
    • Margin release key

  21. w.e.f. stands for
    • without entry fees
    • world equity factor
    • what effect for
    • with effect from

  22. Bell in the typewriter gives warning to caution that the
    • Right side margin is approaching
    • Ribbon is coming to the end
    • Line is coming to the end
    • Machine is reaching the last degree

  23. The guide row of keyboard is arranged from the top as the
    • First row
    • Second row
    • Third row
    • Fourth row

  24. In which direction the handle of the typewriter is to be rotated?
    • Anti-clockwise
    • Clockwise
    • Round
    • None
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  25. What is the size of policy type carriage?
    • 80
    • 100
    • 140
    • 180

  26. Capital letter ‘M’ denotes which number from the following?
    • 100
    • 500
    • 1000
    • 2000

  27. In which of the following the correct complimentary close used in the D. O. Letter?
    • Yours faithfully
    • Yours truly
    • Yours friendly
    • Yours sincerely

  28. The expanded form of “On I. G. S.”.
    • On Integrated Grade System
    • On International Gas Service
    • On India Government Service
    • On India Government System

  29. What is the use of shift lock in a typewriter?
    • To type upper case characters continuously
    • To type lower case characters continuously
    • To type only one number character
    • None

  30. In which of the following salutation is used when we type Messrs in the inside address of the business letter?
    • Sir
    • Dear Sir
    • Sirs
    • Dear Mr.
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  31. The arranging of data in a logical sequence is called
    • Sorting
    • Classifying
    • Reproducing
    • Summarizing

  32. Block Arrows Stars and Banners, Callouts are all examples of
    • Picture Categories
    • Clip Art Categories
    • Auto Shapes Categories
    • Word Art Categories

  33. The word processing task associated with changing the appearance of a document is
    • Editing
    • Formatting
    • Writing
    • Inserting

  34. What type of device is computer keyboard?
    • Memory
    • Output
    • Storage
    • Input

  35. In the following options, which would you choose to save a document with a new name in MS Word 2007?
    • Office Button, Save As
    • Office Button, Save
    • Ctrl + M
    • None of these

  36. Which item appears dimly behind the main body text?
    • Water Color
    • Background
    • Watermark
    • Back Color

  37. The printed output from a computer is called
    • Copy
    • Hard Copy
    • Soft Copy
    • Paper

  38. In which Short Key is used for increase Font Size in a selected text?
    • Ctrl + Shift +?
    • Ctrl + Shift + <
    • Shift + +
    • Ctrl + Shift + >

  39. Which language does MS Word used to create Macros?
    • Access
    • Visual  Basic
    • C++
    • Visual C++

  40. Computer Monitor is also known as
    • DVU
    • UVD
    • VDU
    • CCTV

  41. Which of the following is called the Permanent Memory built into a Computer?
    • RAM
    • ROM
    • Flash Drive
    • None

  42. ___________ gives the information about No. of pages, Present Page Number, Cursor position in a page.
    • Status Bar
    • Menu Bar
    • Ribbon
    • View Bar

  43. The default language of Microsoft word is
    • Australian  English
    • UK  English
    • Canadian  English
    • U.S.A.  English

  44. Which key deletes the characters to the left of the cursor?
    • Home
    • Back space
    • Space
    • Delete

  45. Draw a line through the middle of the selected text is known as
    • Subscript
    • Change case
    • Strikethrough
    • None of these

  46. Find out the odd man out.
    • Mouse
    • Printer
    • Monitor
    • Plotter

  47. Tabloid, Legal, Letter, are included in the ______________ option.
    • Orientation
    • Margins
    • Paper size
    • None of these

  48. In which shortcut key used to undo the document?
    • Ctrl + U
    • Ctrl + Z
    • Ctrl + Y
    • Ctrl + D

  49. A peripheral which is used to accept data and send it to processing unit is called
    • Input devices
    • Output devices
    • Data devices
    • Processing device

  50. Recently deleted files are stored in
    • Desktop
    • C-Drive
    • My Computer
    • Recycle  bin

  51. Which metal is called the ‘Jack of all trades’?
    • Aluminium
    • Iron
    • Bauxite
    • Manganese

  52. The First Atomic Power Station in India was set up at
    • Tarapur
    • Narora
    • Kalpakkam
    • Kayamkulam

  53. The NABARD was established in the year
    • 1983
    • 1980
    • 1982
    • 1981

  54. In India, Experimental Television telecast started in
    • Delhi
    • Calcutta
    • Madras
    • Bombay

  55. The Southern point of India is called Cape Comorin which is separated from the Island of Sri Lanka by the
    • Pak Strait
    • Panama Strait
    • Good Hope Strait
    • Gulf of Mannar

  56. The small Mecca of Kerala
    • Thrissur
    • Manjeri
    • Ponnani
    • Kozhikode

  57. The tourist place where rivers Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala joins together
    • Munnar
    • Kuttalam
    • Athirapally
    • Ponmudi

  58. The shortest river in Kerala
    • Bhavani
    • Achan  Kovil
    • Manjeswaram Puzha
    • Kabani

  59. Who discovered in 45 AD that the existing monsoon winds regularly blowing across the Indian ocean facilitate trade between Kerala and the West?
    • Columbus
    • Hippalus
    • Vasco da Gamma
    • Cabral

  60. Headquarter of Kerala Press Academy
    • Kochi
    • Thiruvananthapuram
    • Kozhikode
    • Thrissur

  61. A galaxy of scholars and poets called the ‘Ashtadiggajas’ patronised by
    • Akbar
    • Krishna Devaraya
    • Shivaji
    • Timur

  62. Bal Gangadhar Tilak criticised the policies and the programmes of the British Government through his newspaper
    • Bengal Gazette
    • Samachar
    • Darpan
    • Kesari

  63. K. B. Menon and twelve others were sentenced to rigorous imprisonment in connection with
    • Lahore Conspiracy
    • Kizhariyur Bomb Case
    • Meerut Conspiracy
    • Multan Conspiracy

  64. Who was the elected President of Indian National Congress in 1925?
    • Sarojini  Naidu
    • Annie Besant
    • Gopalakrishna Gokhale
    • Motilal Nehru

  65. Government of Kerala launched Department of NORKA (Non-Resident Keralites Affairs)
    • 1997
    • 1995
    • 1996
    • 1998

  66. Minting of Coin in India is the responsibility of the
    • Reserve Bank of India
    • Government of India
    • Supreme Court
    • Planning  Commission

  67. The Constituent Assembly approved the Indian Constitution on
    • 26 January 1950
    • 15 August 1947
    • 26 January 1949
    • 26 November 1949

  68. Who was the head of the National Planning Committee setup in 1938?
    • Jawaharlal  Nehru
    • M. N. Roy
    • Subhash Chandra  Bose
    • Jayaprakash Narayan

  69. ‘Mahalanobis model’ is connected with
    • Sixth Five Year Plan
    • Second Five Year Plan
    • Seventh Five Year Plan
    • Third Five Year Plan

  70. A social welfare programme to provide housing for the poor living in rural areas
    • Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana
    • Jawahar Rozgar Yojana
    • Indira Awas Yojana
    • Antyodaya Anna Yojana

  71. In which year India introduced the Act for the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO)?
    • 2012
    • 2010
    • 2011
    • 2000

  72. ____________ Act provides a legal frame work to regulate internet use.
    • Open Net Initiative Act
    • Freedom House Report Act
    • Open Cyber Act
    • The Information Technology Act

  73. Government of India implemented the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in
    • 2001
    • 2007
    • 2005
    • 2002
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  74. ‘When Mother is happy, family is happy. When family is happy, nation is happy’. These are the words of
    • A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
    • Betrend Russel
    • Gunter Grass
    • Oscar Wilde

  75. Who was the tenth Prime Minister of India?
    • Manmohan Singh
    • Indira Gandhi
    • Atal Bihari Vajpayee
    • P. V. Narasimha Rao

  76. Which film won the coveted Golden Peacock Award at the 47th International Film Festival of India held at Panaji in 2016?
    • Daughter
    • Cold of Kalender
    • The Age of Shadow
    • The Apology

  77. Father of Indian Library Science
    • Melvil  Dewey
    • Nancy  Pearl
    • S. R. Ranganathan
    • David Hume

  78. 26 July movement is associated with
    • Fidel Castro
    • Mussolini
    • Simon  Bolivar
    • Hitler

  79. P. V. Sindhu is associated with
    • Basketball
    • Chess
    • Football
    • Badminton

  80. The Guindy National Park is in
    • Karnataka
    • Andhra Pradesh
    • Tamil Nadu
    • Telangana

  81. ‘Chinthippikkunna Kavithakal’ is the work of
    • Velukitty Arayan
    • Kumaranasan
    • Poikayil  Kumaraguru
    • Sahodaran  Ayyappan

  82. Teacher of Neelakanda Theertha Pada Swamikal
    • Sivayogi
    • Thycaud Ayya
    • Sree Narayanaguru
    • Chattampi Swamikal

  83. Kuriakose Elias Chavara was baptised in the church of
    • Kainakary
    • Chennamkari
    • Mannanam
    • Varappuzha

  84. Mother of V. T. Bhattathirippad
    • Lakshmikunjama
    • Ammukuttyama
    • Vishnudatta
    • Sreedeviantharjanam

  85. ‘Baalakalesam’ is the work of
    • Pampady John Joseph
    • Aagamananda
    • K. P. Karuppan
    • Subhanandaguru

  86. The book “Moksha Pradeepam” written by
    • Ayyankali
    • Brahmananda  Sivayogi
    • Dr. Palpu
    • Bodhananda  Swamikal

  87. The first publication of Al Amin by Muhammed Abdul Rahman started with the felicitation of
    • Vailoppilly
    • Ulloor
    • Vayalar Ramavarma
    • Vallathol

  88. The newspaper ‘Abhinava Keralam’ is associated with
    • Vakkam Moulavi
    • Kunjahammed Haji
    • Vagbhatananda
    • K. M. Seethe Sahib

  89. The founder of ‘Samatva Samajam’
    • Vaikunda  Swamikal
    • C. V. Raman Pillai
    • T. K. Madhavan
    • Ramakrishna  Pillai

  90. ‘Darsanamala’ is the work of
    • Ananda Theertha
    • Velayudha  Panicker
    • G. P. Pillai
    • Sree Narayanaguru

  91. Nuclear Security Summit of 2016 held at
    • Washington
    • Hege
    • London
    • Mosco

  92. The World’s largest Radio Telescope launched in China is
    • GMRT
    • FAST
    • HERA
    • MSRT

  93. The Principle of Optical Fibre (OFC) used in telecommunication system is
    • Refraction
    • Dispersion
    • Total Internal reflection
    • Interference

  94. The main constituent of biogas is
    • Ethane
    • Ammonia
    • Hydrogen Sulphide
    • Methane

  95. Isotope of Carbon formed in atmosphere due to cosmic rays
    • C-12
    • C-14
    • C-13
    • C-22

  96. Radiation used in Digital Sound recording
    • Radio Waves
    • Microwaves
    • Laser
    • X-rays

  97. Particles which are supposed to travel faster than light
    • Photons
    • Tachyons
    • Phonons
    • None of these

  98. BARC (Bhabha Atomic Research Centre) is situated at
    • Trombay
    • Thumba
    • Sriharikkotta
    • Visakhapatnam

  99. National Science day is celebrated in India on
    • Feb. 10
    • Feb. 28
    • Nov. 10
    • Nov. 28

  100. In which year Einstein Awarded Nobel Prize for the law of Photoelectric effect?
    • 1931
    • 1929
    • 1930
    • 1921

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