Kerala SET Exam Practice General Paper -1 

1 FFC is the acronym of

A. Federation of Football Council

B. Film Finance Corporation

C. Foreign Finance Corporation

D. None of the above

Answer: Option B

Ø  FFC is the acronym of Film Finance Corporation.

Ø  It functions in areas of film financing, production and distribution.

Ø  It functions under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India.

Ø   It is the state funding body for films. The 1927 Indian Cinematograph Committee recommended such a state - sponsored agency in its Report of the Indian Cinematograph Committee.

2 Fastest shorthand writer was

A. Dr. G. D. Bist

B. J.M. Tagore

C. Khudada Khan

D. J.R.D. Tata

Answer: Option A

Ø  Fastest shorthand writer was Dr. G. D. Bist.

3 the place Epsom (England) the place is famous for

A. Shooting

B. Horse racing

C. Polo

D. Snooker

Answer: Option B

Ø  Epsom is the place associated with Horse racing.

Ø   Epsom is a market town in Surrey, England, 22.0 km south - west of London

Ø   The place now holds The Derby, a generic name for sports competitions in English - speaking countries.

Ø  The town also gives its name to Epsom salts, extracted from mineral waters there.

4 in which year did Dr. Christian Bernard conduct First human heart transplant operation on Louis Washkansky.

A. 1958

B. 1922

C. 1967

D. 1968

Answer: Option C

Ø  Louis Washkansky was a south African grocer, the recipient of the world's first human heart transplant.

Ø   Washkansky died of double pneumonia after 18 days by weakening the immune system.

Ø  Washkansky’s new heart had functioned normally until his death.

5 which among the following was/were the invention of Galileo, an Italian astronomer

A. developed the telescope

B. discovered four satellites of Jupiter

C. discovered that the movement of pendulum produces a regular time measurement

D. All of the above

Answer: Option D


Ø  Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer who developed;

·        the telescope

·        four satellites of Jupiter

·         the movement of pendulum produces a regular time measurement

·         He supported the Copernican theory, which supports a sun-centered solar system.

6 Habeas Corpus Act 1679

A. provided facilities to a prisoner to obtain either speedy trial or release in bail

B. states that no one was to be imprisoned without a writ or warrant stating the charge against him

C. safeguarded the personal liberties of the people against arbitrary imprisonment by the king's orders

D. All of the above

Answer: Option D

Ø  Habeas Corpus is an Act of Parliament, which ensures that no one can be imprisoned unlawfully.

Ø  Literally ‘habeas corpus’ means ‘you may have the body’ (if legal procedures are satisfied).

Ø  Or bring the body before the court.

Ø  It later became used to fight against arbitrary detention by the authorities.

Ø  Habeas Corpus Act 1679 provided facilities to a prisoner to obtain either speedy trial or release in bail.

7 Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because

A. resistance power increases

B. the infrared light kills bacteria in the body

C. the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D

D. the pigment cells in the skin get stimulated and produce a healthy tan

Answer: Option C

Ø  Vitamin D promotes calcium absorption 

Ø  It is a fat-soluble vitamin.

Ø  Exposure to sunlight helps the ultraviolet rays convert the fat behind the skin into Vitamin D.

8 in which country does the Golf player Vijay Singh belong to?

A. India

B. Fiji



Answer: Option B

Ø  Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to Fiji .

Ø  He is known as " The Big Fijian "

Ø  He has won three major Golf Championships .

Ø  who was number 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking for 32 weeks in 2004 and 2005.

9 Guarantee to an exporter that the importer of his goods will pay immediately for the goods ordered by him, is known as

A. Letter of Credit ( L / C )

B. inflation

C. laissezfaire

D. None of the above

Answer : Option A

Ø  A Letter of Credit (LC) is a document that guarantees the buyer’s payment to the sellers.

Ø   It is issued by a bank and ensures timely and full payment to the seller. If the buyer is unable to make such a payment, the bank covers the full or the remaining amount on behalf of the buyer.

Ø  A Letter of Credit , also known as LC or Documentary

10 when did the First Afghan War take place

A. 1839

B. 1848

C. 1843

D. 1833

Answer : Option A

Ø  First Afghan War took place in 1839.

Ø  Afghan won the war. withdrawal of the British from the war made Dost Mohammad Khan reinstalled to the throne

11 Gulf cooperation council was originally formed by

A. Bahrain , Kuwait , Oman , Qatar , Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates

B. Second World Nations

C. Third World Nations

D. Fourth World Nations

Answer : Option A

Ø  The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was established by an agreement concluded on 25 May 1981 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Ø  Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE were agreed in view of their special relations, geographic proximity, similar political systems based on Islamic beliefs, joint destiny and common objectives.

Ø  These countries are often referred to as The GCC States