Karnataka GK

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Karnataka GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Harappans got their copper, tin, gold, precious stones etc. from-
A
Rajasthan, Oman, China, Afghanistan.
B
Rajasthan, Oman, Iran, Afghanistan.
C
Rajasthan, Oman, Iran, Afghanistan. Karnataka
D
Rajasthan, Oman, China, Afghanistan. Karnataka
Question 1 Explanation: 
The Harappans got the raw materials from various places. They got copper probably from present-day Rajasthan, and also from Oman. Tin was brought from Afghanistan and Iran. Gold was brought may be from Karnataka.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The highest waterfall in India is located in:
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Kerala
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Karnataka
Question 2 Explanation: 
Kunchikal Falls in Shimoga District of Karnataka is the highest waterfall in India and the second biggest waterfall in Asia! Situated inside the Agumbe rainforest, the place receives rainfall every year and adds to the charm of the waterfall that falls from a height of 455 m.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are involved in water disputes over the share of water of the river
A
Mahanadi
B
Godavari
C
Krishna
D
Kaveri
Question 3 Explanation: 
The sharing of waters of the Kaveri River has been the source of a serious conflict between the two Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. The genesis of this conflict rests in two agreements in 1892 and 1924 between the Madras Presidency and Kingdom of Mysore.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has disbursed Rs 2.51 crore of grant assistance to Self Help Groups (SHGs) for promotion, skill development and digitisation of records in which state?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Maharashtra
C
Karnataka
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
B.R.T Tiger reserve is in which state of India
A
Karnataka
B
Kerala
C
Arunachal Pradesh
D
Tamil Nadu
Question 5 Explanation: 
The Biligiri Rangaswamy Temple Tiger Reserve (BRT) is located in Chamarajanagar district of Karnataka State. This unique Bio-geographical habitat is in the middle of the bridge between Western and Eastern ghats in South India.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is the award given by Karnataka governmentto men and women sports persons.
A
Ekalavya award
B
Dhruva award
C
Rani Rudramma award
D
Arjuna Award'
Question 6 Explanation: 
Ekalavya Award is awarded by Government of Karnataka for outstanding performance in sports. Karnataka Government started this award in 1993.
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The program implemented by Government of Karnataka for the development of rural women is .
A
Lok Ayukta
B
Stree Shakti
C
Sakshara Bharat
D
Family planning program
Question 7 Explanation: 
Streeshakthi Scheme was launched during the year 2000.So, far. 3872 Rural Streeshakthi groups have been formed in the District. The aim of the Scheme is to empower Women economically and social by organizing them in self-help groups.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
According to Kavirajmarga Karnataka extended from the river Kaveri upto river.....
A
Krishna
B
Sharavathi
C
Godavari
D
None of the above
Question 8 Explanation: 
According to Kavirajamarga, in the ancient times, Karnataka extended from Cauvery in the south to Godavari (AP) in the north.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who is the chef minister of karnataka
A
Siddaramaiah
B
Kumara swami
C
Gagadesha shettar
D
Yadiyurappa
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which state is known as the IT capital of India?
A
Kerala
B
Punjab
C
Puducherry
D
Karnataka
Question 10 Explanation: 
OPTION C - Bangalore is the Capital of Karnataka. Bangalore is the centre of India's High tech and Information Technology industry, therefore it is known as the Electronic Capital of India. It's the third-largest metropolis in India population-wise.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who Ended The Hindu Rule In India?
A
The Mughals
B
The Kakatiyas
C
The Sultan Of Bijapur
D
Vijayanagara Empire
Question 11 Explanation: 
This book traces the genealogy and historical memory of the twelfth-century ruler Prithviraj Chauhan, remembered as the 'last Hindu Emperor of India'.
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Name the town in Karnataka's Ramanagra district popular for its unique wooden toys:
A
Channapatna
B
Yelahanka
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 12 Explanation: 
Channapattana is a city and taluk headquarter in Ramanagara District, Karnataka, India and situated at a distance of about 60kms from Bangalore is noted for its famous handmade lacquer wooden toys all over the world and hence popularly known as “Gombegala Ooru” or the “Toy-City” of Karnataka.
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
almati dam is suited in..... state
A
karnataka
B
bengal
C
utharkand
D
gujarat
Question 13 Explanation: 
The Almatti Dam is a dam project on the Krishna River in North Karnataka, India which was completed in July 2005.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following winds are also called"cherry blossoms"in Karnataka
A
Loo
B
Kalbaisakhi
C
Mango showers
D
None of these
Question 14 Explanation: 
In India, the mango showers occur as the result of thunderstorm development over the Bay of Bengal. They are also known as 'Kaal Baisakhi' in Bengal, as Bordoisila in Assam and as Cherry Blossom showers or Coffee Showers in Karnataka.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
KSSIDC is an agency promoted by the .....
A
Government of India
B
Government of Karnataka
C
Government of Kerala
D
Government of Tamil Nadu
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site located in east-central Karnataka, India?
A
Hampi
B
Masulipatam
C
Surat
D
Anhilwara
Question 16 Explanation: 
Hampi or Hampe, also referred to as the Group of Monuments at Hampi, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in east-central Karnataka, India. Hampi was the capital of the Vijayanagara Empire in the 14th century.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
WHAT LANGUAGE DO THEY SPEAK IN KARNATAKA
A
KANNADA
B
RAJASTHANI
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 17 Explanation: 
Kannada language, also called Kanarese or Kannana, member of the Dravidian language family and the official language of the state of Karnataka in southern India.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... language is spoken in Karnataka.
A
Konkani
B
Telugu
C
Kannada
D
Malayalam
Question 18 Explanation: 
Kannada, the language used in Karnataka, is recognised by the Indian Constitution as one of the principal languages of the country. Kannada is the mother-tongue for the majority of the people in Karnataka.
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Bidri Arts & Crafts famous in Maharashtra is from which State?
A
Kerala
B
Andhra Pradesh
C
Karnataka
D
Gujarat
Question 19 Explanation: 
The Bidri art form is a kind of damascene work known as "koftagiri" - a system of ornamentation consisting of encrusting gold or silver on iron objects. In 'Bidri' or 'Bidari', the metals silver, gold or brass are overlaid or inlaid in the designs to decorate objects made out of an alloy of zinc and copper.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The river Cauvery originates from which of the following states?
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Tamil Nadu
C
Karnataka
D
Madhyapradesh
Question 20 Explanation: 
The river Cauvery originates from Karnataka. Talakaveri, the place where river Kaveri originates is situated on a hill called Brahmagiri with thick forest cover in the western ghats of Karnataka in the heart of Coorg district.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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