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


48. Architectural projects designed by Laurie Baker are generally characterized by
P. Appropriate technology
Q. Human scale
R. Interpretation of nine-square model
S. Use of locally available materials

‎D) P,Q,R‏ 8 00 5۹ )8 8ھ
‎The structural system followed in St. Mary’s Axe, London is‏ .49

‎A) Shell B) Diagrid C) Exo-skeleton D) Shear wall
50. Which of the following is not considered as a ‘deconstructivist’ architect ?

‎A) Zaha Hadid B) Peter Eisenman

‎C) Barnard Tschumi D) Steven Holl

‎51. Assuming other variables remaining constant, the Tropical Summer Index
A) Increases with increase in air velocity
B) Decreases with increase in wet-bulb temperature
C) Decreases with increase in globe temperature
D) Increases with increase in vapour pressure

‎52. Stack effect is
A) The process of supplying fresh air by electro-mechanical means both vertically and
8) The tendency of hot air in a shaft to rise and create a draft of cool air intake
C) The air-supply to a motor-driven louvered opening in basement
D) The circulation of fresh air through windows from the plenum level

‎53. Walls with high thermal inertia are suitable in which type of climate ?
A) Hot-dry B) Hot-humid C) Temperate D) Cold

‎54. The ratio between illumination at a working point indoor to total light available simultaneously
outdoor is known as

‎A) Daylight factor B) Sky component

‎C) Internally reflected component D) Externally reflected component
55. Pair the groups correctly.

‎Group -1 Group - Il

‎P. Solar constant 1. Wim deg C

‎0. Air to air transmittance, U-value 2. 1.4 kW/m?

‎R. Volumetric specific heat 3. Wim? deg C

‎S. Conductivity, k-value 4. J/K/m8 deg ©

‎A) P-2,Q-3,R-4,S-1 8) P-2,Q-1,R-4,S-3

‎©) P-1,Q-2,R-3,S-4 D) P-4,Q-3,R-1,S-2
56. The parameter that does not appear in a psychometric chart is

‎A) Wind speed B) Dry-bulb temperature

‎C) Wet-bulb temperature D) Relative humidity
57. Corrected effective temperature is an index which combines the effect of

‎P. Climatic zone

‎Q. Temperature

‎R. Wind velocity

‎S. Vegetation

‎T. Humidity

‎U. Solar radiation

‎Choose the correct answers.

‎A) P,Q,R,S 8) ०, 8,1, ७ ©) ०, 5,1, ७ 0) ७, 8, ७, ೧

‎A -8-

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