Kerala PSC (Public Service Commission) will soon release the official recruitment notification to the post of Block Panchayat Secretary 2020. The notification was expected to release on the 31st of March, which was delayed due to COVID –19 pandemic. Lakhs of aspirants are eagerly waiting for this graduate level exam. Candidates appearing must prepare well for the exam. Hence, in this article we will provide you few model questions to boost your preparations.
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Kerala PSC Block Panchayat Secretary- Important details
|Name of the Post||Block Panchayat Secretary|
|Exam Conducting Body||Kerala Public Service Commission|
|Method of appointment||Direct Recruitment|
|Scale of pay||Rs: 18,740/-33,680/|
|Number of vacancies||Anticipated|
|Notification release date||To be expected soon|
Syllabus for Kerala PSC Block Panchayat Secretary
Below mentioned is the syllabus for the Block Panchayat Secretary examination.
Numbers-Test of Divisibility- H.C.F and L.C.M – Simplification – Ratio and Proportions – Percentage – Interest -Time and Work- Time and Distance- Area- Volume- Calendar – Clocks – Trains – Problems on Age.
Mental Ability and Test of Reasoning
Calculations and Logic -Coding and Decoding – Classification -Synonym and Antonym. Letter and Number Series – Odd Man Out – Analogy – Common Sense Test- Alphabetical Arrangement of Words- Date and Calendar- Sense of Direction – Blood Relations.
Common Scientific Facts – Important Scientific Phenomena – Other basic facts in the field of Science.
Important World, National and Regional Events related to the Political and Scientific fields, Sports, Cinema and Literature, etc.
Facts about India and Kerala
Geography Facts – Physical Features- Climate -Soils- Rivers- Famous Sites.
Demography- Economic and Social Development-Poverty Alleviation-Economy and Planning.
History of India- Period from 1857 to 1947- National Movement.
Renaissance of Kerala- Important Events/ Movements/Leaders
Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi, Chattampi Swami, Sree Narayana Guru, Vagbhatananda, Thycaud Ayya, Ayya Vaikundar, Poikayil Yohannan (Kumara Guru), Ayyankali, Pandit Karuppan, Mannathu Padmanabhan, V.T.Bhattathirippad, Dr. Palpu, Kumaranasan, Vakkom Moulavi, Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara.
Constitution of India and Civil Rights
Basic Facts-Features-Citizenship- Fundamental Rights & Duties- Directive PrincipleUnion Government- Legislature- State Executive – Union Territories.
Apex Courts. Comptroller and Auditor General- Public Service Commissions and Other Important Offices. Important Amendments.
Rights- Right to Education- Human Rights- Human Rights Commission- Right to Information- Information Commission- Social Audit- Lokayukta- Ombudsman- Women Empowerment- Women’s Commission- Legislation against Child Labour and Atrocities against women and Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
Grammar- Agreement of Subject and Verb- Confusing Adjectives and Adverbs. Comparison of Adjectives- Correct usage of Articles- Prepositions- Direct and Indirect Speech- Active and Passive Voice- Correction in Sentences.
Vocabulary- Gender- Singular, and Plural- Synonyms- Antonyms- One-word Substitutes. The problem concerning words- Idioms and their meanings.
Grammar, Common usages in the language, Literature, Awards.
Social Welfare Schemes and Measures
Andyodaya Anna Yojana, Balika Samridhi Yojana, Bharat Nirman, Indira Awaas Yojana, Integrated Child Development Scheme, Jawahar Rozgar Yojana, Kudumbasree, Mahila Samridhi Yojana, National Food for Work Programme, NRDP, NREGP, Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana, Rural Development Pradhan Mantri Adharsh Gram Yojana, Samagra Awaas Yojana, Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana, Valmiki Ambedkar Awaas Yojana, Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme, etc.
Information Technology and Cyber Laws
Fundamentals of Computers- Internet Etc – Cyber Laws.
Kerala PSC Block Panchayat Secretary Model Questions
Attempt the model questions given below for Block Panchayat Secretary exam and verify your answers with answers provided below–
1. Nobel Prize for Literature for 2013 was awarded to:
(A) Alice Munro
(B) Eleanor Carlon
(C) Martin Karplus
(D) James E. Rothman
2. The Seventeenth SAARC Summit was held at
(A) New Delhi
3. Which is the largest backwater in Kerala?
(A) Vembanad kayal
(B) Ashtamudi kayal
(C) Sasthamkotta kayal
(D) Kayamkulam kayal
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4. The new name of Planning Commission:
(B) Bharat Ayog
(C) NITI Ayog
(D) NEET Ayog
5. A famous renaissance leader of Kerala who founded Atma Vidya Sangham?
(A) V.T. Bhattathiripad
(B) Poikayil Yohannan
(C) Pandit Karuppan
6. Swaraj is my birth right and I shall have it:
(A) Bal Gangadar Tilak
(B) Lata Lijpat Rai
(C) Bipin Chandra Pal
(D) Gopala Krishna Gokhale
7. Bring out the meaning of the idiom in the following sentence: We shall ‘fight tooth and nail’ for our rights.
(A) with all our power
(B) using tooth and nail
(D) without soldiers
8. The component which supplies adequate power for motherboard of a computer is
(A) Switched mode power supply
(B) Direct power supply
(C) Regulated power supply
(D) CMOS Power chip
9. In 1983, who defined the term ‘Computer Virus’?
(A) Fred Cohen
10. In Kerala which Programme is formally registered as the “State Poverty Eradication Mission” a society registered under the Travancore Kochi Literary Scientific and Charitable -Society Act?
11. The first Asian Country to start Community Development Project
12. Which is the antonym of “bold”?
13. Which one among the following is a molecular scissor?
(C) Super bugs
14. If PUBLISH is coded as BLUSHIP, how will DESTROY be coded?
15. A man travelling at a speed of 20 km/hr, reached his office 10 minutes late. Next day he travelled at a speed of 30 km/hr and he reached his office 10 minutes earlier. The distance between his office and home is
(A) 30 km
(C) 50 km
(D) 20 km
Check the answers here:
1. A, 2. D, 3. A, 4. C 5. D , 6. A, 7. A, 8. A, 9. A, 10. C, 11. D, 12. B, 13. B, 14. D, 15. D.
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