Below are the scanned copy of Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) Question Paper with answer keys of Exam Name 'KAS OFFICER (JUNIOR TIME SCALE) TRAINEE KERALA ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE ENGLISH / KANNADA' And exam conducted in the year 2020-K. And Question paper code was '016/2020-K'. Medium of question paper was in Kannada and English (containing Kannada questions) . 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.
The statement, “a good book may be among the best of friends,” in the passage means that :
(A) there cannot be a better friend than a good book.
(8) books may be good friends, but not better than good men.
(ಲ) > &००त book can be included among the best of friends of mankind.
(D) our best friends read the same good books.
According to the passage, A man may usually be known by the books he reads because :
(മ) His reading habits shows that he is a scholar.
(3) The books he reads affect his thinking.
(C) Books provide him a lot of knowledge.
(D) His selection of books generally reveals his temperament and character.
Direction : Find the correct meaning of the given idiomatic expression and mark your answer
in the response sheet.
To fly off the handle
(ಹಿ) To take of (B) To be indifferent
(ಲ) To dislocate (D) To lose one’s temper
Direction : Complete the following sentence using appropriate form of the pronoun.
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Direction : Choose the one which best expresses the given sentence in Passive voice and
mark your answer in the response sheet.
Who is creating this mess ?
(ಹಿ) Who has been created this mess ?
(B) By whom has this mess been created ?
(9) By whom this mess is being created ?
(D) By whom is this mess being created ?
Direction : Choose the word which is the exact opposite of the given word and mark your
answer in the response sheet.
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Direction : Choose the one which best expresses the given sentence in Indirect/Direct speech
and mark your answer in the response sheet.
The man said, “No, I refused to confess guilt.”
(A) The man emphatically refused to confess guilt.
(8) The man refused to confess his guilt.
(ಲ) The man told that he did not confess guilt.
(D) The man was stubborn enough to confess guilt.
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