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Monday, July 16, 2018

Facts about Kerala - Selected 100 Questions



1. The publication of Mathrubhumi newspaper was started from:
Kozhikode 

2. In which district is Nallalam Thermal Project? 
Kozhikode 

3. The district of Kerala with rich deposits of iron: 
Kozhikode 

4. Sweet Meet Street (SM Street) or Mitayitheruvu which is plot of “Oru Theruvinte Katha’ by SK Pottakkad is in the district of: 
Kozhikode 
5. The second city Corporation in in Kerala: 
Kozhikode 

6. Mananchira Ground is at: 
Kozhikode 

7. Kappad, where Vasco da Gama landed on 20th May, 1498 is in the district of: 
Kozhikode 


8. The museum at East Hill in Kozhikode is named after: 
Pazhassi Raja 

9. Gavi is a tourist place in the distict of: 
Pathanamthitta 

10. The national park which is famous for Nilgiri Thar: 
Iravikulam 

11. In which district is Fantacy Park? 
 Palakkad 

12. Ezhuthachan passed away at: 
Chittur 

13. The district abundant in cotton soil: 
Palakkad 

14. Karippur, where the Kozhikode air port is situated is in the district of: 
Malappuram 

15. Venue of Mamankom was: 
Thirunavaya 

16. The place in Kerala famous for orange farms: 
Nelliyampathy 

17. The place in Idukky district, famous for sandal forests: 
Marayur 

18. The place famous for ‘Muniyaras’: 
Marayur 

19. In which district is Charalkkunnu hill station ? 
Pathanamthitta 

20. The headquarters of Malabar district during the British regime: 
Kozhikode 

21. The headquarters of areas of Malabar when it was under the control of Tipu Sultan: 
Feroke 

22. In which district is Lokanarkav situated? 
Kozhikode 

23. The headquarters of naval force of Zamorin at the time of the arrival of Vasco da Gama was: 
Ponnani 

24. The seat of Azhvanchery Tambrakkal is ...... near Thirunavaya: 
Athavanad 

25. In which district is Kadampuzha temple? 
Malappuram 

26. Thusharagiri is a tourish centre in the district of: 
Kozhikode 

27. The place is Kozhikode famous for tile industry: 
 Feroke 

28. Kallai in Kozhikode is famous for ....... industry: 
Timber 

29. The place famous for the manufacture of ‘Uru’? 
Beypore 

30. The fort of Kunhali was buitlt at: 
Puthupatanam 

31. Muthanga wild life sanctuary is in the district of: 
Wayanad 

32. The district in Kerala shares border with Tamil Nadu and Karnataka: 
Wayanad 

33. The taluk in Kerala shares border with Tamil Nadu and Karnataka: 
Sulthan Bathery 

34. The districts in Kerala without railway line :
Idukky and Wayanad 

35. In which district is Sugandhagiri Project? 
Wayanad 

36. Which European power built the Thalassery fort? 
British

37. The district of the Union Territory of Puducherry that shares border with Kerala: 
Mahe 

38. Which place was the centre of activities of Herman Gundert? 
Thalassery 

39. In which district is Mappila bay harbour? 
Kannur 

40. The seat of Arakkal kingdom, the only Muslim dynasty in Kerala: 
Kannur 

41. Kerala Folklore Academy is at: 
Kannur 

42. In which district is Aralam santuary? 
Kannur 

43. French occupied area in Kerala was: 
Mahe 

44. In which district is Puralimala? 
Kannur 

45. In which district is Parassinikadav Muthappan temple? 
Kannur 

46. The place known as ‘Second Bardoli’: 
Payyannur 

47. Which town is known as ‘Circus town in Kerala’: 
Thalassery 

48. The district in Kerala leads in the production of ground nut: 
Palakkad 

49. In which district is J.P. Smritivana is situated? 
Palakkad 

50. The headquarters of Wayanad district: 
Kalpetta 

51. In which district is Valliyurkavu? 
Wayanad 

52. The pass that connects Kerala and Kudagu: 
Perambady 

53. The pass that connects Kozhikode and Wayanad: 
 Thamarassery 

54. The place known as ‘the Cherrapunji of Kerala’: 
Lakkidi 

55. The northernmost back water in Kerala: 
Uppala 

56. In which district Tulu language is spoken? 
Kasargod 

57. The district where ‘Yakshagana’ is popular? 
Kazargod 

58. Kasargod district was formed after the bifurcation of: 
Kannur 

59. The largest and best preserved fort in Kerala:
Bakel 

60. Which river is also known as ‘Tejaswini’? 
Kariangode 

61. The place known as ‘Naura’ in ancient period: 
Kannur 

62. Which area was once known as Karappuram? 
Cherthala 

63. Which area was once known as Chempakassery? 
Ambalappuzha 

64. Which sanctuary was formerly known as Nellikkampatty? 
Thekkady 

65. The place in Kerala where St.Thomas landed in AD52: 
Malyankara 

66. The city corporation in Kerala without coastline: 
 Thrissur 

67. Which temple is known as ‘Dakshina Dwaraka’?
Guruvayur 

68. Silent Valley is in the district of: 
 Palakkad 

69. Which river was known as ‘Baris’ in ancient times:
Pamba 

70. The old name of Sultan Bathery was: 
Ganapativattom 

71. Which river is also known by the name Nila or Perar? 
Bharatappuzha 

72. Which area was known as ‘Goshree’ in ancient days? 
Kochi 

73. In ancient period Kottakkal in Malappuram district was known as: 
Venkatakota 

74. Which was known as ‘Taxilla of South India’? 
Parthivapuram Sala 

75. Jainimedu, where Kumaranasan wrote ‘Veenapoovu’ is in the district of: 
Palakkad 

76. The area where black soil is found in Kerala: 
Chittur 

77. Who built Bakel Fort? 
Sivappa Naik of Bidanur 

78. Where is Anandasramam? 
Kanhangad 

79. Which place in Kasargod district was known as ‘Madathumala’ in ancient times? 
Ranipuram 

80. Which was known as ‘Desinganad’ in earlier days? 
 Kollam 

81. Which was known as ‘Odanad’ in earlier days? 
Kayamkulam 

82. The area known as Sairandrivanam in Mahabharat: 
Silent Valley 

83. The place known as ‘little Mecca’: 
Ponnani 

84. The Palaruvi waterfalls is in the district of: 
Kollam 

85. The region known as ‘Porainadu’ in Sangam age: 
Palakkad 

86. Where is Govinda Pai Memorial? 
Mancheswaram 

87. Northernmost municipality in Kerala: 
Kazargod 

88. Muziris is the old name of: 
Kodungallur 

89. Mahodayapuram is the old name of: 
Kodungallur 

90. The name of district existed when the Kerala state was formed and it is not existed at present: 
Malabar 

91. ‘Madabhoomi’ is the old name of: 
Kochi 

92. Old name of Angadippuram: 
 Valluvanagaram 

93. Old name of Kottackal: 
Venkatakota 

94. In which district is Maipady palace? 
Kazargod 

95. The Thattekkad sanctuary is named after: 
Salim Ali 

96. In which district the tourist spot Perumthenaruvi is situated? 
Pathanamthitta 

97. In which district is Kumarakom bird sanctuary? 
Kottayam 

98. In which district is Ramakkalmedu, the famous tourist centre? 
Idukky 

99. Veli tourist village is in the district of:
 Thiruvananthapuram 

100. Asramam tourist village is situated near the lake: 
Ashatamudi


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