Kerala PSC Previous Years Question Paper & Answer

Title : Architectural Head Draftsman - Kerala State Housing Board - Cat.No: 140/2019
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 - Cat.No: 140/2019 ' And exam conducted in the year 2021. And Question paper code was '076/2021'. 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: 076/2021











Properties of compounds in cement are given below. Choose the correct statements.
1. Dicalcium Silicate 05 hydrates slowly.

2. Tricalcium Silicate (36 develops early strength.

3. Gypsum controls setting time.

4. Tetra calcium aluminoferrite CAF is fast reacting with more heat generation.

A) 3,4 B) 1,2,3 6) 2, 3, 4 D) 1,4

Objectives of air entrainment in concrete
A) Improves workability

B) Less liable to segregation and bleeding
C) Improves resistance to action of frost
D) All of the above

Which of the following belongs to objectives for seasoning of timber ?
1. To reduce the weight of the timber

2. To impart hardness, strength and stiffness

3. To make timber safe from fungal and insect attack

4. To reduce tendency to warp crack and shrink

Choose the correct answers.

A) 1,2 B) 2,4 C) 2,3,4 0) All of the above
Match the functions of ingredients of paints.

A. Base 1. To hold the ingredients in liquid suspension

B. Vehicle 2. The character and durability of paint

C. Drier 3. Helps to spread the paint evenly

D. Solvent 4. Assist oxidation

Choose the correct answers.

A) A-3,B-2,C-4,D-1 8) A-3,B-4,C-2,D-1

C) A-2,B-1,C-4,D-3 0) A-4,B-3,C-2,D-1

Which is known as commercially pure iron and also can able to mechanically work by forging,
extruding, rolling and hammering ?

A) Cast iron B) Pig iron C) Wrought iron D) Pure iron
Consistency of cement is measured by

A) Pycnometer 8) Vicat’s apparatus

C) Universal testing machine D) Slump cone

Match the functions of constituents of brick earth.

A. Alumina 1. Excess of it causes the brick to melt and lose its shape
B. Silica 2. Imparts plasticity to brick earth

C. Lime 3. Imparts yellow colour to bricks

D. Magnesia 4. Prevents cracking, shrinking and warping of raw bricks

5. It gives red colour for burned bricks
Choose the correct answers.

A) A-2,B-4,C-1,D-3 8) A-3,B-4,C-1,D-5

©) A-2,B-5,C-1,D-3 D) A-3,B-2,C-5,D-4

Natural granite used for cladding in building belongs to the category of

A) Igneous rock B) Acid rock

C) Sedimentary rock D) Metamorphic rock

The compressive strength of M-25 concrete is

A) 25 kg/sqm 8) 25 N/sqmm ©) 250 N/sqmm 0) 25 N/sqem

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