Karnataka PSC Placement Paper Contributed by Mariya updated on May 2019

                                   Karnataka PSC Previous Year Placement Paper

1. One horse power is equal to :
(A) 736 watts 
(B) 746 watts
(C) 748 watts 
(D) 756 watts

2. When iron rusts, its weight :
(A) decreases 
(B) increases
(C) shows no change 
(D) decreases and then increases

3. The highest grade of coal whose surface is shining and has the highest calorific value, is :
(A) Bituminous 
(B) Lignite
(C) Anthracite 
(D) Peat

4. All acids contain the element :
(A) hydrogen 
(B) chlorine
(C) oxygen
(D) sulphur

5. Dialysis is used for people with defective kidneys. It involves the process of :
(A) absorption 
(B) osmosis
(C) electrophoresis 
(D) diffusion

6. The gas used to extinguish fire, is :
(A) neon 
(B) nitrogen
(C) carbon dioxide 
(D) carbon monoxide

7. The metal used in storage batteries is :
(A) iron 
(B) copper
(C) lead 
(D) tin

8. ‘Gobar gas’ contains mainly :
(A) carbon dioxide 
(B) acetylene
(C) ethylene
(D) methane

9. Washing soda is the common name for :
(A) Calcium carbonate 
(B) Calcium bicarbonate
(C) Sodium carbonate 
(D) Sodium bicarbonate

10. The headquarters of the International Red Cross is situated in :
(A) Paris
(B) Hague
(C) Geneva 
(D) Vienna

11. The sweetest sugar is :
(A) sucrose 
(B) glucose
(C) fructose 
(D) lactose

12. The human body needs the following vitamins. Arrange them in the increasing order of their requirement.
1. Vitamin A 
2. Vitamin D
3. Vitamin E 
4. Vitamin K
(A) 1, 2, 3, 4 
(B) 4, 3, 2, 1
(C) 3, 1, 2, 4 
(D) 4, 2, 1, 3

13. A person who lives exclusively on milk, egg and bread is likely to become a victim of :
(A) rickets 
(B) scurvy
(C) xerophthalmia 
(D) none of these

14. The virus of AIDS affects the growth of :
(A) haemoglobin 
(B) RBCs in blood
(C) T cells in blood
(D) grey cells in brain

15. Which of the following is a physical basis of life ?
(A) Mitochondria 
(B) Ribosome
(C) Protoplasm
(D) Nucleus

16. Rickets is caused by the deficiency of :
(A) Vitamin A 
(B) Vitamin C
(C) Vitamin D 
(D) Iodine

17. There are approximately ..... muscles in human body.
(A) 200 
(B) 350
(C) 500 
(D) 700

18. All the veins carry deoxygenated blood, except :
(A) Hepatic vein 
(B) Subclavian vein
(C) Pulmonary vein 
(D) Portal vein

19. A round worm that enters man’s body through the soles of the feet is :
(A) Leech
(B) Hookworm
(C) Tapeworm
(D) richina

20. The study of the interaction of antigens and antibodies is called :
(A) argiology
(B) haematology
(C) serology
(D) cryobiology

21. Which of the following is adapted to grow in dry places ?
(A) Hydrophytes
(B) Heliophytes
(C) Xerophytes 
(D) Sciophytes

22. In human body which one among the following is the largest in size ?
(A) Thyroid
(B) Liver
(C) Pancreas
(D) Spleen

23. Who among the following sports personalities is known as the Payyoli Express ?
(A) Shiny Abraham 
(B) P.T. Usha
(C) Jyotirmoyee Sikdar
(D) K.M. Beenamol

24. Who among the following fast bowlers has taken a hattrick in the very first over of a Test Cricket match ?
(A) Glenn McGrath 
(B) K.Pietersen
(C) C. Walsh 
(D) Irfan Pathan

25. The first Commonwealth Games were held in 1930. Which country hosted the games ?
(A) Australia
(B) England
(C) New Zealand 
(D) Canada

26. Starting with the Australian Open Lawn Tennis Tournament, which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the other three major Lawn Tennis Tournaments ?
(A) French Open —US Open—Wimbledon
(B) French Open—Wimbledon—US Open
(C) Wimbledon—US Open—French Open
(D) Wimbledon—French Open—US Open

27. PAC stands for :
(A) Public Accounts Committee 
(B) Parliamentary Action Committee
(C) Public Accountability Committee 
(D) Parliament Accounts Committee

28. Where is the headquarters of Oil and Natural Gas Commission ?
(A) Mumbai 
(B) Dehradun
(C) Vadodara 
(D) Digboi

29.The first atomic power reactor in India was :
(A) Dhruv 
(B) Jarlina
(C) Poornima 
(D) Apsara

30. A Pre-packed commodity is one of the following :
(A) Packed in the presence of the purchaser
(B) Packed in the absence of the purchaser and can not be altered without opening the package
(C) Packed with the consent of the purchaser
(D) Packed with the consent of Government