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1. The strategy for large scale industrialization was adopted fro the first time in
(a) First Five Year Plan
(b) Second Five Year Plan
(c) Third Five Year Plan
(d) Fourth Five Year Plan
2. Supporting the partition of India, who said, "Partition was better than murder of innocent citizens"
(a) Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel
(b) Mahathma Gandhi
(c) Acharya J.
(b) Kripalani
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru
3. Gandhi's ideas on 'Sarvodaya' and 'Basic Education' were derived from
(a) Tolstoy
(b) Ruskin
(c) Vivekananda
(d) Thoreau
4. Tallest mountain peak of India is
(a) Kanchenjunga
(b) Everest
(c) Anamudi
(d) Aravalli
5. Arjuna award is associated with
(a) Social work
(b) Sports and Games
(c) Literature
(d) Politics
6. December 10 is observed as
(a) World Health Day
(b) U.N. day
(c) World Red Cross Day
(d) Human Rights Day
7. Ayodhya stands on the banks of which river?
(a) Narmada
(b) Brahmaptura
(c) Sarayu
(d) Yamuna
8. Name the country other than India whose Independence day falls on '15th August.
(a) Pakisthan (b) Madagascar
(c) Bengladesh (d) South Korea
9. Who issued the "Kudal Manikkam" Temple Inscription?
(a) Kulasekhara Alwar
(b) Sthanu Ravi Varman
(c) Rajasekhara Varman
(d) Bhaskara Ravi Varman
10. 'Palakkadu Fort' was built by
(a) Tippu Sulthan
(b) Almeda
(c) Dilanoyi
(d) Hyderali
11. Kandathil Varughese Mappilai is associated with
(a) Malayala Manorama
(b) Mathrubhumi
(c) Deshabhimani
(d) Kerala Koumudi
12. The ruler who was known as "Padmanabhadasa"
(a) Sakthan Thampuran
(b) Swathi Thirunal
(c) Marthanda Varma
(d) Dharamaraja
13. The founder of "Admavidyasangham"
(a) Vagbhadananda
(b) Brahmananda Sivayogi
(c) Sree Narayana Guru
(d) Vaikunda Swamikal
14. The author of the book "Malayavilasam"
(a) Kerala Varma Valiyakoyi Thampuran
(b) Kodungallur Kunhikkuttan Thampuran
(c) A.R. Rajaraja Varma
(d) Ulloor S. Parameswara Ayyar
15. When was "Sadhujana Paripalana Sangham" formed?
(a) 1903 (b) 1905
(c) 1907 (d) 1909
16. Our Lok Sabha speaker is
(a) Sumtira Mahajan
(b) H.L. Dattu
(c) M. Tampidurai
(d) Umabharathi
17. Name the proposed capital of Andhra Pradesh.
(a) Amaravati
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Sravanabelagola
(d) Nagarjunakonda
18. Which Brazilian player was called as the "White Pele"?
(a) Ronald Regan
(b) Christiano Ronaldo
(c) Lionel Messi
(d) Zico

19. Who won the best female play back singer at the '62nd National Film Awards?
(a) K.S. Chithra
(b) Latha Mankeshkar
(c) Uttara Unnikrishnan
(d) Shreya Ghoshal
20. In which year Malala Yousafsai won the Nobel Peace Prize?
(a) 2013 (b) 2014
(c) 2015 (d) 2016
21. A permanent finish is
(a) Mercerizing
(b) Calendaring
(c) Filling with starch
(d) Embossing
22. Leuco Vat dye is dissolved using
(a) Sodium Chloride
(b) Sodium sulphide
(c) Calcium hydroxide
(d) Caustic soda
23. A natural polyamide fiber is
(a) Cotton (b) Jute
(c) Hemp (d) Wool
24. A hank of cotton yarn consists of --------- yards.
(a) 1440 (b) 120
(c) 840 (d) 560
25. ---------- is one of the primary motions of the loom.
(a) Take-up
(b) Let-off
(c) Shedding
(d) Denting
26. Kier boiling is done on --------
(a) Cotton (b) Rayon
(c) Nylon (d) Arylic
27. Half pound of 20 s cotton yarn cotain -------- hanks.
(a) 20 (b) 10
(c) 5 (d) 40
28. To enable the printer to make correct registration of the block on the cloth -------- are often fixed round the sides of the block.
(a) Leather strips
(b) Pitch pins
(c) Clamps
(d) Brass clips
29. ---------- is a hygroscopic agent used in printing paste.
(a) Calcium chloride
(b) Glycerin
(c) Gumt ragacanth
(d) Hydrogen Sulphate
30. Sensitising solution is used in the preparation of ------- for printing.
(a) Screen
(b) Stencil
(c) Roller
(d) Block
31. The length of one lea of yarn is --------- yards.
(a) 100 (b) 120
(c) 36 (d) 40
32. ---------- is the process of forming the fabric by interlacing two group of threads at right angle with each other.
(a) Spinning
(b) Knitting
(c) Felting
(d) Weaving
33. ---------- is a pretreatment for printing of cotton.
(a) Scouring
(b) Sanforizing
(c) Fixing
(d) Calendaring
34. In a four colour printing using blocks a minimum of ------------ number of blocks are required.
(a) 4 (b) 2
(c) 1 (d) 3
35. Minimum number of healds required to weave a plain weave is --------
(a) 4 (b) 1
(c) 2 (d) 3
36. Draw frame is a -------- machinery.
(a) Weaving
(b) Padding
(c) Spinning
(d) Knitting
37. Twill weave requires a minimum of ------- shedding tappets.
(a) 6 (b) 2
(c) 3 (d) 4
38. The process of preparation of Cocoon from the egg of the silk worm is termed as ----------
(a) Rearing
(b) Throwing
(c) Cocooning
(d) Sericulture
39. ------- dyes are generally prepared by thionation of aromatic hydro carbons containing hydroxyl, nitro and amino groups.
(a) Acid
(b) Mordant
(c) Dispersed
(d) Sulphur
40. Crank shaft is employed in ---------
(a) Handloom
(b) Ring frame
(c) Power loom
(d) Jigger
41. --------- is used as a thickening agent in the printing paste.
(a) Gum Tragacanth
(b) NaOH
(c) Glaubers Salt
(d) Calcium Chloride
42. ------- is the process of removing protruding fibers from the yarn.
(a) Scouring
(b) Singeing
(c) Pilling
(d) Oxidising
43. The first process in the application of vat dye is ----------
(a) Oxidation
(b) Bleaching
(c) Vatting
(d) Chlorination
44. Sulphur dyes are converted into water soluble leuco forms by treatment with dilute aqueous -------
(a) Sodium carbonate
(b) Acetic acid
(c) Sodium sulphide
(d) Sodium bicarbonate
45. The unit of micronaire value of a fibre is ---------
(a) Centimeter
(b) Grams/meter
(c) Micrograms/inch
(d) Inch/grain
46. The function of urea in the printing paste of direct dye is -----
(a) Solvent
(b) Anti-septic
(c) Thickening agent
(d) Tinting agent
47. ----------- printing is a resist style printing.
(a) Batik (b) Screen
(c) Roller (d) Stencil
48. Solublised vat dyes are --------- salts of sulphuric acid esters of leuco vat dyes.
(a) Calcium
(b) Magnesium
(c) Potassium
(d) Sodium
49. Procion yellow is a -------- class of dye.
(a) Azoic (b) Basic
(c) Direct (d) Reactive
50. Traveler is used in ---------
(a) Draw frame
(b) Winch
(c) Loom
(d) Ring frame
51. De-sizing is a ---------- process.
(a) Dyeing
(b) Pre-treatment
(c) After treatment
(d) Printing
52. ---------- is an universal bleaching agent.
(a) Bleaching powder
(b) Hydrogen peroxide
(c) Copper sulphate
(d) Hydrogen chloride
53. Squeegee is used in ------------- printing.
(a) Screen (b) Batik
(c) Roller (d) Stencil
54. The main constituent of cotton fiber is
(a) Cellulose
(b) Fibroin
(c) Amino acids
(d) Lignin
55. Indigo belongs to ------- class of dyes.
(a) Sulphur (b) Basic
(c) Vat (d) Reactive
56. The bleaching of cotton is done to remove
(a) Oils and waxes
(b) Natural colouring matter
(c) Cellulose
(d) Lignin
57. Degumming is done on
(a) Cotton (b) Silk
(c) Linen (d) Jute
58. --------- are used to link the shapes to the main stencil, while cutting a perfect cirlce or a complete outline on a stencil.
(a) Notches (b) Ties
(c) Cords (d) Clips
59. To increase the washing fastness of cotton dyed with direct dyes it is after treated with
(a) Copper salts
(b) Basic dyes
(c) Formaldehyde
(d) Sodium hydroxide
60. Knowles balance is used to determine
(a) Strength of yarn
(b) Length of fibre
(c) Count of yarn
(d) Drape of fabric
61. The function of the crank in the crank shaft of the loom is to perform
(a) Shedding (b) Take-up
(c) Picking (d) Beating-up
62. The picking tappet of a power loom is fixed on
(a) Crank shaft
(b) Counter shaft
(c) Slay
(d) Bottom shaft
63. For a straight draft lifting plan will be same as
(a) Draft
(b) Denting plan
(c) Treadling plan
(d) Design
64. Cotton dyed with direct dyes are topped with basic dyes to improve the
(a) Washing fastness
(b) Light fastness
(c) Brilliancy of the shades
(d) Rubbing fastness
65. ---------- dye is called as ice colours.

(a) Azoic (b) Vat
(c) Sulphur (d) Acid
66. For the application of basic dyes on cotton this process is essential.
(a) Mordanting
(b) Acetylating
(c) Coupling
(d) Vatting
67. Profilm method is one of the method used to develop -------- for printing.
(a) Blocks (b) Screens
(c) Fabric (d) Pigments
68. The function of doctor blade in roller printing is to
(a) Give pressure to the roller
(b) Scrap off excess colour paste from the roller
(c) Give pressure to the cloth
(d) Steaming the roller
69. The least size of ordinary honey comb weave is on ------ threads.
(a) 4 (b) 3
(c) 8 (d) 6
70. The class of dyes which are formed from to components usually referred to as naphthols and bases
(a) Dispersed dyes
(b) Sulphur dyes
(c) Azoic dyes
(d) Reactive dyes
71. An example for a water insoluble dye is --------- dyes.
(a) Vat (b) Acid
(c) Reactive (d) Basic
72. The function of common salt in the dye bath of direct dyes on cotton is
(a) As an exhausting agent
(b) As a retarding agent
(c) As a solvent
(d) As a softening agent
73. Cork screw weaves are produced by rearranging threads of a regular -------- weave.
(a) Twill
(b) Mat
(c) Rib
(d) Honey comb
74. The treatment that follows printing are termed
(a) Successor process
(b) After treatment
(c) Discharging
(d) Crimping
75. The transverse group of threads running from one selvedge to the other in a cloth is termed

(a) Pile (b) Weft
(c) Warp (d) End
76. An example for a bast fiber is
(a) Wool (b) Linen
(c) Cotton (d) Silk
77. The coarsest yarn given is
(a) 30 s (b) 20 s
(c) 80 s (d) 16 s
78. Flyer is employed in ------------ machine.
(a) Drawing (b) Jigger
(c) Carding (d) Simplex
79. This is the process of twisting together two or more silk filaments into a single yarn.
(a) Reeling
(b) Sericulture
(c) Churning
(d) Throwing
80. Reactive dyes containing two chlorine atoms in the chlorotriazine ring are termed as ---------- reactive dyes.
(a) Cold brand
(b) Natural brand
(c) Hot brand
(d) Premium brand
81. Clip stenter is a ------- machine.
(a) Dyeing (b) Printing
(c) Sizing (d) Finishing
82. The main constituent of wool fiber is
(a) Keratin (b) Cellulose
(c) Glucose (d) Lignin
83. --------- is used as a mordant for dyeing cotton with basic dyes.
(a) Tanic acid
(b) Acetic acid
(c) Na OH
(d) Sodium carbonate
84. The staple length of cotton fiber will be in the range of ------- inches.
(a) 15-20 (b) 0.4-2.5
(c) 7-12 (d) 4-6
85. This is a yarn producing machine.
(a) Loom
(b) Ring frame
(c) Jigger
(d) Reel
86. The botanical name of cotton plant is
(a) Oriza setiva
(b) Maymsopudica
(c) Asephetoda
(d) Gossypium
87. Acid dyes are mainly applied on
(a) Cotton (b) Linen
(c) Wool (d) Linen
88. Cotton dyed with sulphur black are tendered because of the presence of ------ on dyed goods.
(a) Chlorine
(b) Bromine
(c) Free sulphur
(d) Free nitrogen
89. A 5% shade means
(a) 5 g dye dissolved 100 ml water
(b) 5 g dye in 5 g material
(c) 5 g dye in 100 g material
(d) 5 g dye in 1000 g material
90. ---------- is one of the secondary motions of the loom.
(a) Shedding
(b) Picking
(c) Weft fork
(d) Let-off
91. The total volume of liquor to be used for dyeing 25 kg of material with an M : L ratio of 1 : 20 is -------
(a) 500 liters (b) 250 liters
(c) 50 liters (d) 1000 liters
92. Loom speed is 300 rpm then the picks/minute is ------------
(a) 150 (b) 300
(c) 600 (d) 450
93. Gum Arabic is used as a ---------- in the printing paste.
(a) Wetting agent
(b) Thickener
(c) Softener
(d) Catalyst
94. Commercial sodium hypochlorite solution generally contain --------- % of available chlorine.
(a) 5-7 (b) 2-4
(c) 20-24 (d) 15-18
95. ----------- is an after treatment for printed cloth.
(a) Texturising
(b) Steaming
(c) Scouring
(d) Sizing
96. An example for a natural protein fiber is
(a) Cotton (b) Nylon
(c) Silk (d) Linen
97. The lea tester is used to determine ------- of yarn.
(a) Evenness (b) TPI
(c) Strength (d) Hairiness
98. The pH of peroxide bleaching is
(a) 13-15 (b) 3-5
(c) 6-7 (d) 8-10
99. Anti-shrink finish is given by
(a) Embossing
(b) Winch
(c) Sanforizing
(d) Drapping
100. 20 kg of cloth has to be dyed with 2% shade the amount of dye stuff to be taken is
(a) 400 g (b) 40 g
(c) 4 kg (d) 2 kg
ANSWER KEY
1 (b), 2 (d), 3 (b), 4 (a), 5 (b), 6 (d), 7 (c), 8 (d), 9 (b), 10 (d), 11 (a), 12 (c), 13 (a), 14 (c), 15 (c), 16 (a), 17 (a), 18 (d), 19 (c), 20 (b), 21 (a), 22 (d), 23 (d), 24 (c), 25 (c), 26 (a), 27 (b), 28 (b), 29 (b), 30 (a), 31 (b), 32 (d), 33 (a), 34 (a), 35 (c), 36 (c), 37 (c), 38 (d), 39 (d), 40 (c), 41 (a), 42 (b), 43 (c), 44 (c), 45 (c), 46 (a), 47 (a), 48 (d), 49 (d), 50 (d), 51 (b), 52 (b), 53 (a), 54 (a), 55 (c), 56 (b), 57 (b), 58 (b), 59 (c), 60 (c), 61 (d), 62 (d), 63 (d), 64 (c), 65 (a), 66 (a), 67 (b), 68 (b), 69 (d), 70 (c), 71 (a), 72 (a), 73 (a), 74 (b), 75 (b), 76 (b), 77 (d), 78 (d), 79 (d), 80 (a), 81 (d), 82 (a), 83 (a), 84 (b), 85 (b), 86 (d), 87 (c), 88 (c), 89 (c), 90 (d), 91 (a), 92 (b), 93 (b), 94 (d), 95 (b), 96 (c), 97 (c), 98 (d), 99 (c), 100 (a)
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