1. What is the correct chronological order of the following events ? 

(1) Paliyam Sathyagraha 

(2) Guruvayur Sathyagraha 

(3) Kuttamkulam Sathyagraha 

(2  Malayalee memorial

Codes : 

(A) (4), (3), (2), (1) 

(B) (4), (2), (3) , (1) 

(C) (4), (2), (1) , (3) 

(D) (2), (1), (1) , (3)

In 1947–48, the Paliam Satyagraha was a movement that allowed lower-caste Hindus to enter the roads around the Paliam family home and temples in Chennamangalam. The success of this and similar movements led to the opening of the temples in Kochi to all Hindus in 1948.

The Guruvayur Satyagraha  

The Kuttamkulam Satyagraha (1946)

The  Malayalee Memorial (1891)

Answer :- (B) (4), (2), (3) , (1) 

Which of the following historic novels are not written by Sardar K.M. Panicker ? 

(A) Keralasimham, Kalyanamal 

(B) Punarkottuswarupam, Parankipadayali 

(C) Kalyanamal, Punarkottuswarupam 

(D) Ramaraja Bahadur, Marthandavarma

Sardar K.M. Panicker is the author of the Malayalam historical novel "Kerala Simham". Sardar KM Panicker called Pazhashiraja 'Kerala Lion'.He is the author of the Malayalam historical novels "Parangippadayali" and "Punarkottu Swaroopam."

Answer (D) Ramaraja Bahadur, Marthandavarma

3)-‘The Path of the father’ belief is associated with 

(A) Brahmananda Sivayogi 

(B) Swami Vagbhatananda 

(C) Vaikunta Swamikal 

(D) Swami Ananda Theertha

Answer : (B) Swami Vagbhatananda 

4)-Which of the following statement regarding Swadesabhimani Ramakrishnapillai is/are correct ? 

(1) Ramakrishnapillai become the editor of Kerala panjhika newspaper in 1901. 

(2) Ramakrishnapillai was arrested and exiled from Travancore in 1910. 

(3) Ramakrishnapillai was the founder and publisher of the newspaper Swadesabhimani in 1906.

(4) Ramakrishnapillai was elected to Sreemoolam Assembly from Neyyattinkara in 1908. 

(A) (1) and 3) 

(B) (2) and (3) 

(C) (1)and (2) 

(D) (2) and (4)

1)-In 1901, Kerala Darappanum and Vanjivibhujhika became Keralapanjhika. Kerala Panjika was owned by Marthanada Thampi. Ramakrishna Pillai was the editor of the newspaper from 1901 to 1903.

2)-On September 26, 1910, the Swadeshabhimani newspaper and printing press were sealed and confiscated by the Indian Imperial Police. Ramakrishna Pillai was arrested and deported from Travancore in British India to Tirunelveli in Madrs Province  .

Answer  :-(C) (1)and (2) 

5)-Consider the following pairs of authors and their works :

(1) Parvathy Nenmenimangalam — Punarjanmam 

(2) Annachandi — Kalapakarchakal 

(3) Akkamma Cherian — 1114 nte Katha 

(4) Lalithambika Antharjanam — Agnisakshi 

Which of the following pairs are incorrect ? 

(A) (1)and (2) 

(B) (2)and (4) 

(C) (1)and (3) 

(D) (3)and (4)

1)-The drama "Punarjanmam" written by(HSST Sociology 2018)The drama “Punarjanmam ” written by Lalithambika Antharjanam

2)-'Kalappakarchakal', written by Devaki Nilayangode

3)- '1114 nte Katha ', written by Akkamma Cherian

 4) Agnisakshi is a Malayalam novel written by Lalithambika Antharjanam.Publication date1976  in English-1980

Answer :- (D) (3)and (4)

6)-Which one of the following is NOT a part of the Preamble of the Indian Constitution ? 

(A) Socialism 

(B) Secularism 

(C) Democracy 

(D) Federalism

Federalism is not a part of the Preamble of the Indian Constitution.

The word "socialist" and The word "secular" was added in the preamble by the 42nd Constitutional Amendment.

A Preamble is an introductory statement in a document that explains the philosophy and objectives of the document.

The ideals of the introduction are set out in Jawaharlal Nehru's objective resolution.

Jawaharlal Nehru's Objectives Resolution :Click Here

7)-Employment Guarantee Scheme was first introduced in which of the following states ? 

(A) Madhya Pradesh 

(B) Maharashtra 

(C) Uttar Pradesh 

(D) Rajasthan

Maharashtra state was the first to introduce an Employment Guarantee Scheme in India in 1972.

It was the first such scheme to recognise the "right to work" enshrined in the Constitution.

8)-Parliament cannot amend the provisions which form the ‘basic structure’ of the Constitution. This was ruled by the Supreme Court in ?

(A) Minerva Mills Case 

(B) Golaknath Case

(C) Shah Bano Case 

(D) Kesavananda Bharati Case

Answer :- In the Kesanvnda Bharati vs State of Kerala case,

9)-The first protocol to ban the emissions of Chloro Fluoro Carbons in the atmosphere was made in ?

(A) Geneva 

(B) Paris

(C) Montreal 

(D) Florida

The first protocol to prevent the emission of chlorofluorocarbons into the atmosphere was developed in Montreal. The Montreal Protocol was the first protocol to prohibit the production and use of chlorofluorocarbons, which cause ozone depletion. It was signed on September 14-16, 1987 and came into force on January 1, 1989.

10)-PARAKH, which was seen in the news recently, is a portal associated with which field ? 

(A) Investment Advice 

(B) Student Learning Assessment 

(C) Customs Clearance 

(D) Defence Acquisition

The National Education Policy was introduced by a National Assessment Center called PARAKH (Performance Assessment, Review, and Analysis of Knowledge for Holistic Development). It will conduct assessments of students and faculty members in higher education institutions and schools. All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) launched a portal of -Student Learning Assessment (PARAKH)(B)

10)-The concept of Fundamental Duties in the Constitution of India was taken from which country ?



(C) Germany 

(D) UK

The 42nd Amendment Act of 1976 added 10 fundamental duties to the Constitution of India . 

The concept of Fundamental Duties was adopted from the Soviet Constitution (USSR) 

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