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KSET 2018 General Paper 1 – Solved Question Paper part 1


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Welcome to KSET 2018 Solved Question Paper - General Paper 1 Test


Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions


The white man’s burden is becoming increasingly heavy for the earth and especially for the South. The past 500 years of history reveal that each time a relationship of colonization has been established between the North and nature and people outside the North, the colonizing men and society have assumed a position of superiority, and thus of responsibility for the future of the earth and for other peoples and cultures. Out of the assumption of superiority flows the notion of the white man’s burden. Out of the idea of the white man’s burden flows the reality of the burdens imposed by the white man on nature, women and others. Therefore, decolonizing the South is intimately linked to the issue of decolonizing the North.

Gandhi clearly formulated the individuality of freedom not only in the sense that the oppressed of the world are one, but also in the wider sense that the oppressor too, is caught in the culture of oppression. Decolonization in the North is also essential because processes of wealth creation simultaneously create poverty, processes of knowledge creation simultaneously generate ignorance, and processes for the creation of freedom simultaneously generate unfreedom.

In the early phases of colonization, the white man’s burden consisted of the need to ‘civilize’ the non-white peoples of the world –– this meant, above all, depriving them of their resources and rights. In the later phase of colonization, the white man’s burden consisted of the need to ‘develop’ the third world, and this again involved depriving local communities of their resources and rights. We are now on the threshold of the third phase of colonization, in which the white man’s burden is to protect the environment, especially the third world’s environment – and this, too, involves taking control of rights and resources. [. . .]

Ethical decolonization:

From the democracy of all life to man’s empire over nature, most non-western cultures have been based on the democracy of all life. As a schoolgirl, one lesson I learnt in the Hindi class was that human beings are part of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam or the earth family. As a part of the earth family, one participates in the democracy of all life. Rabindranath Tagore, our national poet, wrote that the peak of Indian culture consists in its having defined the principles of life in nature as the highest form of cultural evolution.

The culture of the forest has fuelled the culture of Indian society. The culture that has arisen from the forest has been influenced by the diverse processes of renewal of life which are always at play in the forest, varying from species to species, from season to season, in sight and sound and smell. The unifying principle of life in diversity, of democratic pluralism, thus became the principle of Indian civilization.

1.White man’s burden is based on 


2. In the passage North refers to


3. The author argues that the attempt by the West to protect the third World’s environment is


4. What is the author’s view is essential to Indian civilization ?


5. Decolonising the South


6. Physical path along which data transmission occurs


7. MIPS stands for


8. A set of standards to handle voice and computer data in telephone networks, providing additional telephone capabilities without       scrapping existing copper telephone lines is called


9. Flyash means


10. ‘Care and share’ policy of the forest applies to


11. This ecosystem constitutes a systematic link between terrestrial and marine ecosystems


12. Which is a nodal agency for granting equivalence to degrees awarded by foreign universities ?


13. Vidyalakshmi is a web portal launched by the government for the benefit of students seeking


14. Which of the following University has adopted the meta University concept ?


15. A combination of hardware and software which links two parts of the same LAN or two compatible LANs by directing messages to the correct node is called


16. __________ is a process of searching bugs in a software.


17. Project Tiger was launched  in the year


18. ‘Kyoto protocol’ is related to


19. The first ‘Virtual University’ of India came up in


20. Who inaugurated the 103rd Indian Science Congress at Mysore ?


Answer Questions from 21 to 25 based on the following data and with the help of the given figure.

kset 2018

A = 30, represents total number of students in class studying Physics.

B = ?, represents total number of students studying Chemistry.

C = 40, represents total number of students studying Mathematics.

12  Students are studying Physics and Chemistry but not Mathematics.

16 Students are studying Chemistry and Mathematics but not Physics.

 4 Students are studying Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
21. If no student is studying Chemistry alone, what is the total number of students studying Chemistry ?


22. If students studying Physics and Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are 14 in number, then what is the value of q ?


23. What is the total number of students in the class ?


24. What is the percentage of students studying Physics ?


25. What is the ratio of number of students studying only Physics to the number of students studying only Mathematics ?


26. A research hypothesis is a


 27. What is Encyclopaedia edited content called as ?


28. Which is the process not needed in experimental research ?


29. When two or more successive footnotes refer to the same work, which one of the       following is used ?


30. What is the research that aims at immediate application ?


31.   Which one   of     the   following     is     the   most  effective mode of learning in the present days ?


32. Which   one of the following is the aim of Value Education ?


33. Lecture method is least effective in the learning of the following


34. Which of     the   following     techniques   used  by a teacher to teach include ?

  1. Lecture

  2. Interactive lecture

  3. Group work

  4. Self-study

  Codes :


35. Which of the  following is not a teaching method ?


36.The first ever  FM services  were  started in India on


37. ESD, NSD, DD, DCD has one thing in common. What is it ?


38. Which is the agency of the Central Government that disseminates information regarding government policies and projects to the media in India ?


39.   ‘Employment News’ is     published    by    the   publisher of


40. What is AIDA Marketing Communication stands for ?


41. The question below is followed by two arguments (i) and (ii). Decide which of the arguments is “strong” and which is “weak”. Choose the correct answer from the given below.

 Statement : India should make voting in elections compulsory for every eligible citizen.

 arguments : i. Yes, because India spends a lot on elections, which is very important      in the Indian context and everyone should vote to make India a true Democracy.

ii. No, because the moment you make things compulsory it is not a truly democratic way of getting things done.


42. In the following question a statement is followed by two assumptions (i) and  (ii).An assumption is something supposed or taken for granted. Consider the statement and the following assumptions and decide which of the following assumptions is implicit in the statement ?
Statement :  If it does not rain throughout this  season,         most   farmers        would  be in trouble this year.

 assumptions : i. Most farmers are generally dependent on rains.      
                              ii. Timely rainfall is essential for farming.


43. Consider the following statements.

  1. All contemporaries are ancestors.

  2. Few ancestors are heirs.

  3. No contemporary is an heir.

 Which of the following inference can be drawn from the above statements ?


44. Choose the pair of words which shows the same relationship as given at the top. Biography : Autobiography : :  ?


45. Among the four terms marked A – D, three terms are similar and one is dissimilar. Find the one that is not similar.


46. A, B and C together can complete a piece of work in 10 days. All the three started working at it      together and after 4 days ‘A’ left. Then B and C together completed the work in 10 more days. ‘A’   alone  can complete the work in


47. Complete the series :
132, 182, 306, 380, 552, 870, ___


48. If PURCHASE is coded as PRHSEACU, then how SUITABLE   will    be    coded ?


49.   The   price  of 7 apples is equal to the cost of 3 melons. The price of 2 melons is equal to the cost  of an apple  and five oranges. If you had just enough money to buy 30 oranges, then how many apples you would buy with the same amount ?


50.   ‘A’ walks around a circular       field  at the rate of one round per hour, while ‘B’ runs around it at the rate of six rounds per hour. They start in the same direction from the same point at 7.30 A.M. They shall first cross each     other at

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16 Responses to KSET 2018 Paper 1 Solved Question Paper with Answers

  1. Ravichandra says:

    thank you

  2. Vinay says:

    Research methods bagge e reethi objective type question kaluhisi

  3. Rekha says:

    right how to find out

  4. Ramakumar says:

    Awesome sir,

    You are doing a great job sir

    ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ಇಂತಹ ಕೆಲಸ ಈ ವರೆಗೂ ಇಷ್ಟು ಅದ್ಭುತವಾಗಿ ಯಾರೂ ಮಾಡಿರಲಿಲ್ಲ…. Thanks allot

  5. Suresh says:

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  6. L S Ambika says:

    hi sir this is very helpful.Thank u so much for the test and explanation

  7. nirupama m says:

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  8. Yogesh M P says:

    Thank you sir highly helpful KSET

  9. Shivakumara Aradhya G says:

    sir am not able to find 2018 pdf materials to download and please suggest me reference book for paper i and if possible chemical science also.

  10. Shivakumara Aradhya G says:

    sir in 2019 NET QNo 21 and 24 about train and selling price not able to understand.

  11. Meghana m says:

    Super video, nice explanation .
    It is very usefull for me
    Thank you sir

  12. Madhu H says:

    Very intresting one….

  13. Madhu H says:

    Very intresting which means a lot…. Great job u have done, tq sir…

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