Kerala PSC Previous Years Question Paper & Answer

Question Code : A


Below are the scanned copy of Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) Question Paper with answer keys of Exam Name 'ARCHITECTURAL HEAD DRAFTSMAN KERALA STATE HOUSING BOARD' And exam conducted in the year 2014. And Question paper code was '045/2014'. Medium of question paper was in Malayalam or English . Booklet Alphacode was 'A'. Answer keys are given at the bottom, but we suggest you to try answering the questions yourself and compare the key along wih to check your performance. Because we would like you to do and practice by yourself.

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Excerpt of Question Code: 045/2014



ட effective use of this principle enables you to add interest to your design by highlighting
specilic graphic elements, This will result in a more visually striking composition. 70 achieve
this it is employed as a means of creating a visual hierarchy among different graphic
81017201118, 1 can be applied to graphic elements, as light, dark, warm, cool, large, small; ete. :
‏نف‎ Contrast (B} Dynamics
(0) Emphasis (D) Direction

The primary elements of visual perceplion are :
(ക) Balance, Emphasis, and Movement (Dynamics}
(8) Line, Shape/Form Color, Value (Light), Space, and Texture
(C) Both of the above
(D) None of the above

The period within the stone age from 10,000 BCE - 8,000 BCE is known as டீ:
(ക) Paleolithic Period 18 Neolithic Period
(£) Mesolithic Period (D) Iron Age

Our understanding of prehistoric art and culture remains somewhat elusive for which of the
following reasons?
‏نیف‎ There are not enough surviving artifacts to provide a coberent sense of
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‎18) Prehistoric arl was created before the ‘development of wriling systems
(©) Scholars have not yet deciphered the written languages of prehistoric peoples
(D) The documents left by prehistoric peoples contradict themselves

Ancient architecture is characterized by the tension between the divine and mortal world,
Cities would mark a contained sacred space over the wilderness of nature outside, and the
temple or palace continued this order by acting as a house for the gods. The architect, being
the priest or king, was not the sole important figure; he was merely part of a continuing
tradition : )

(ക Ancient Egyptian Architecture (ए) Greek Architecture

(C) Roman Architecture (D) Byzantine Architecture

Civic life was sustained by new, open spaces called the agora which were surrounded by
public buildings, stores and temples. The agora embodied the newfound respeci for social
justice received through open debate rather than imperial mandate, The agora 15 found in

which 061100 : )
(५) Roman Architecture (ए) Byzantine Architecture
(¢) Islamiec Architecture (D) Greek Architecture

During this period buildings increased in geometric complexity, brick and plaster were used
in addition to stone in the decoration of important public structures, classical orders were
used more freely, mosaics replaced carved decoration, complex domes rested upon massive
piers, and windows filtered light through thin sheets of alabaster to softly illuminate
interiors :

(ക) Roman Architecture (B) Byzantine Architecture

(0) Islamic Architecture 10) Greek Architecture

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