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Sunday, April 7, 2019

Facts About Kerala


1. In which district the Shendurney wildlife sanctuary is situated?
(a) Alappuzha 
(b) Idukky
(c) Kannur 
(d) Kollam

2. The Alapuzha district was formed in 1957 mainly by the bifurcation of:
(a) Kollam 
(b) Pathanamthitta
(c) Ernakulam 
(d) Malabar

3. Neendakara Azhi connects ...... and Arabian sea:
(a) Vembanad lake 
(b) Sasthamkotta lake
(c) Ashtamudi lake 
(d) Veli lake

4. MN Govindan Nair started One Lakh Housing Scheme at:
(a) Kumali 
(b) Chithara (Chadayamangalam)
(c) Vellanad 
(d) Mankulam

5. The taluk with the least number of villages:
(a) Mallappally 
(b) Kunnathur
(c) Nedumangad 
(d) Neyyatinkara

6. The place where Duryodhana Temple is situated in Kollam district:
(a) Ochira 
(b) Malanada
(c) Punalur 
(d) Kottarakkara

7. The district with least coastline:
(a) Kollam 
(b) Thiruvananthapuram
(c) Kannur 
(d) Alappuzha

8. Which place was one known as ‘Thenvanchi’?
(a) Nattakom 
(b) Valayar
(c) Kollam 
(d) Chavara

9. The place where Velu Thampy issued a proclamation against the British:
(a) Kundara 
(b) Kottarakkara
(c) Anchal 
(d) Kadakkal

10. Where is Chinnakkada ground situated?
(a) Kollam 
(b) Thiruvananthapuram
(c) Pathanamthitta 
(d) Ernakulam

11. Which is known as ‘bird village in Kerala’?
(a) Nooranad 
(b) Pakshipathalam
(c) Thattekkad 
(d) Choolannoor

12. Who called Alappuzha ‘Venice of the East’?
(a) Lord Curzon 
(b) Robert Bristo
(c) Raja Kesavadas 
(d) RK Shanmugham Chetty

13. Which of the following was an ancient Buddhist center?
(a) Venkatakota 
(b) Muziris
(c) Ganapativattom 
(d) Srimulavasam

14. The place where Parthasarathy Temple is situated?
(a) Aranmula 
(b) Ettumanoor
(c) Ochira 
(d) Harippad

15. The temple is known as ‘Dakshina Mookambika’:
(a) Harippad 
(b) Mannarassala
(c) Panchikkad 
(d) Attukal

16. Erumeli famous for religious harmony is in the district of:
(a) Idukky 
(b) Kottayam
(c) Ernakulam 
(d) Alappuzha

17. The remains of sister Alphonsa is kept at:
(a) Mannanam 
(b) Niranam
(c) Bharananganam 
(d) Edathwa

18. The only district in Kerala that has no coastline and shares border with the districts of Kerala only:
(a) Kottayam 
(b) Pathanamthitta
(c) Palakkad 
(d) Idukky

19. The place in Kerala where Mannathu Padmanabhan started the historical ‘Savarna jatha’:
(a) Kannur 
(b) Vaikom
(c) Changanassery 
(d) Aluva

20. The background of the novel, ‘God of Small Things’ by Arundathy Roy?
(a) Kozhikode 
(b) Aymanam
(c) Athiranippadam 
(d) Purakkad

21. In which district is Malayatoor, a holy place for Christians?
(a) Alappuzha 
(b) Kottayam
(c) Ernakulam 
(d) Kannur

22. The proposed venue of Smart City Project:
(a) Kochi 
(b) Thiruvananthapuram
(c) Kollam 
(d) Kozhikode

23. Which temple is related to ‘Makam Thozhal’?
(a) Kodungallur 
(b) Guruvayur
(c) Sabarimala 
(d) Chottanikkara

24. The church where Vasco da Gama was buried at Kochi.
(a) St.Thomas Church 
(b)St.Francis Church
(c) St.Andrews church 
(d) St.Mary’s Church

25. The International Stadium at Kaloor in Ernakulam district is named after:
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru 
(b) Indira Gandhi
(c) Rajiv Gandhi 
(d) Subhas Chandra Bose

26. Aluva in Ernakulam is famous for ....... celebration.
(a) Durgshtami 
(b) Sivarathri
(c) Mahanavami 
(d) Athachamayam

27. The place is known as the ‘Gateway to high range’:
(a) Angamali 
(b) Adimali
(c) Kothamangalam 
(d) Kumali

28. Which is known as ‘the lungs of Kochi’?
(a) Mangalavanam 
(b) Kumbalangi
(c) Bolghatty 
(d) Vypin Island

29. Where is Thekkinkad ground, which is the venue
of Pooram?
(a) Kollam 
(b) Kozhikode
(c) Kannur 
(d) Thrissur

30. The capital of Kulasekharas was:
(a) Kalkkulam 
(b) Vizhinjam
(c) Odanad 
(d) Mahodayapuram

31. The first Malayalam film to get President’s silver medal in 1954:
(a) Chemmeen 
(b) Swayamvaram
(c) Thulabharam 
(d) Neelakkuyil

32. Mayyazhi was liberated from the French rule in:
(a) 1954 
(b) 1955
(c) 1956 
(d) 1957

33. Who was the last chief minister of Travancore- Cochin?
(a) C Kesavan 
(b) Panampilly Govindamenon
(c) AJ John 
(d) Paravur TK Narayana Pillai

34. Who became the first Chairman of Kerala Sahitya Academy in 1956?
(a) Vallathol 
(b) Sardar KM Panicker
(c) Mukunda Raja 
(d) None of these

35. Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy was established in:
(a) 1956 
(b) 1957
(c) 1958 
(d) 1959

36. The Kerala Sashtra Sahitya Parishad was formed at Kozhikode in:
(a) 1962 
(b) 1963
(c) 1964 
(d) 1965

37. The second city corporation in Kerala:
(a) Kochi 
(b) Kozhikode
(c) Kollam 
(d) Thrissur

38. Thumba Rocket launching station was started functioning in:
(a) 1962 
(b) 1963
(c) 1964 
(d) 1965

39. Cochin Port Trust was brought into existence in:
(a) 1963 
(b) 1962
(c) 1964 
(d) 1965

40. Who led the formation of Kerala Congress in 1964?
(a) KM Mani 
(b) PJ Joseph
(c) KM George 
(d) TM Jacob

41. Where is the first literary museum in Kerala?
(a) Shornur 
(b) Tirur
(c) Thrissur 
(d) Kollam

42. The language used in Mappila songs in older days:
(a) Urdu 
(b) Arabic
(c) Tamil 
(d) Arabi Malayalam

43. The river that flows through Attappady:
(a) Pambar 
(b) Kabani
(c) Siruvani 
(d) Kunthi

44. The only Spices Park in Kerala:
(a) Kumali 
(b) Ambalavayal
(c) Vandanmedu 
(d) Putadi

45. Where is Unnayi Varrier Smarakam?
(a) Kalady 
(b) Kodungallur
(c) Iringalakuda 
(d) Edappally

46. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research is set up in:
(a) Wayanad 
(b) Idukky
(c) Alappuzha 
(d) Thiruvananthapuram

47. The first Director of Thiruvananthapuram Doordarshan:
(a) K.Ramakrishnan 
(b) Nagavalli R.S.Kurup
(c) K.Kunjukrishnan 
(d) Ramankutty Nair

48. In which item C.Balakrishnan was given Arjuna Award in 1965?
(a) Powerlifting 
(b) Volley Ball
(c) Mountaineering 
(d) Kabaddi

49. The state in India which is named after a tree:
(a) Meghalaya 
(b) Mizoram
(c) Sikkim 
(d) Kerala

50. ‘Vayalvaram Veedu’ is related to:
(a) Chattambi Swamikal 
(b) Sri Narayana Guru

(c) Ayyankali 
(d) Vagbhatanandan

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