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Kerala GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kerala is located on the .....coast
A
Konkan
B
Malabar
C
Coromandal
D
None of the above
Question 1 Explanation: 
Kerala Location

Precisely, the location is on the Malabar Coast. The hilly ranges of the Western Ghats flank it on the coastline. These hills make an excellent tourist getaway and become one with nature. Kerala is situated between latitude 10°00 North and longitude 76°25 East.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which spice is said to be the king of Spices in Kerala?
A
Pepper
B
Saffron
C
Turmeric
D
Cinnamon
Question 2 Explanation: 
Black Pepper is considered the 'king of spices' and rightfully so. Unlike its perennial companion, salt, which is easily available in any nook and corner of the world, the black pepper owes its origins to Kerala – a state in South India.
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is Kerala's landform?
A
desert
B
coast
C
plateau
D
plain
Question 3 Explanation: 
Located in the southwestern fringes of the Western Ghats, Kerala is characterized by an asymmetrical topography. Its landform is dominated by undulating, subdued hills and steep scarp slopes, and its altitude ranges from below mean sea level to 2,694 meters above mean sea level.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kerala varma invented what
A
Gold
B
Kathakali
C
Dog
D
Sandwhich
Question 4 Explanation: 
Kerala Varma is also known as the Kalidasa of Kerala. Kerala Varma has been called "a colossal Renaissance figure in 19th century Kerala" and "perhaps the first of the major [Malayalam language] writers who consciously and deliberately began to absorb and celebrate the Western influence" on his native literature.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kathakali is folk dance of which state!
A
Andhra Pradesh
B
Kerala
C
Tamil Nadu
D
Telangana
Question 5 Explanation: 
Kathakali comes from southwestern India, around the state of Kerala. Like bharatanatyam, kathakali is a religious dance. It draws inspiration from the Ramayana and stories from Shaiva traditions.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The ..... boat race is the oldest race in kerala.
A
Aranmulla
B
Nehru trophy
C
Chundan Vellam
D
None of the above
Question 6 Explanation: 
Champakkulam Boat Race, the oldest boat race in Kerala | Kerala Tourism.
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the dance form of Kerala?
A
Kathak
B
Odissi
C
Mohiniatam
D
Kathakali
Question 7 Explanation: 
Frequently Asked Questions About Kerala Dance Forms Kathakali – A South Indian Dance-Drama is the most popular Kerala dance form. Kathakali is an impressive form of classical dance originated more than 500 years ago in the southern state of Kerala.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
First governor of Kerala
A
Burgula Ramakrishna Rao
B
V.V.Giri
C
Ajith Prasad Jain
D
Bhagwan Sahay
Question 8 Explanation: 
Sl.No.NameTenures
1Shri P.S. Rao (Acting)01-11-1956 to 21-11-1956
2Shri B. Ramakrishna Rao22-11-1956 to 30-06-1960
3Shri V.V. Giri01-07-1960 to 11-04-1965
4Shri A.P. Jain12-04-1965 to 05-02-1966
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is the commercial capital of Kerala
A
Mumbai
B
Delhi
C
Kochi
D
None of the above
Question 9 Explanation: 
A fascinating mixture of the old and the new, the district comprises many interesting cities including Kochi (Cochin), Ernakulam is the commercial capital of Kerala. One of the finest natural harbours in the world, Kochi, renowned as the 'Queen of the Arabian Sea', was once a major centre for commerce and trade.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which all the movie of Mammootty came out at 2009
A
Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja
B
The Rowdy Land
C
Annan Thambi
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 10 Explanation: 
Lucifer
LanguageMalayalam
Budget₹30 crore
Box officeest. ₹200 crore
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the populated City of Kerala?
A
Thrissur
B
Alleppey
C
Kollam
D
Ernakulam
Question 11 Explanation: 
RankCity/TownPopulation (2011)
Municipal Corporations
1Thiruvananthapuram968,990
2Kozhikode609,224
3Kochi602,046
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kerala
A
Imphal
B
Thiruvananthapuram
C
Bhopal
D
None of the above
Question 12 Explanation: 
Statistics
GDP per capita rank8th
GDP by sectorAgriculture 8% Industry 28% Services 63% (2019-20)
Population below poverty line7.05% in poverty (2020–21)
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kerala's decision made it impossible for a village to make sure that proper planning was done for water, food, women's development and education.
A
True
B
False
C
I don't know
D
None of these
Question 13 Explanation: 
What major changes were made by the Kerala government in the state in 1996? The Kerala government made some major changes in the state in 1996. It gave 40% of the entire state budget to panchayats so that they could plan and provide for their requirements.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Bolgatty Palace is located in which district of Kerala?
A
Kottayam
B
Kochi
C
Kollam
D
Thiruvanathapuram
Question 14 Explanation: 
BOLGATTY PALACE | Ernakulam District Website | India.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which State is nearer to Tamil Nadu
A
Sikkim
B
West Bengal
C
Gujarat
D
Kerala
Question 15 Explanation: 
The bordering states are Kerala to the west, Karnataka to the north-west and Andhra Pradesh to the north.
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is an important port on the coast of Kerala.
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Muziris
C
Gujarat
D
None of the above
Question 16 Explanation: 
Cochin Port is the only major port in Kerala. It spreads over 827 hectares. It has a water frontage of 7.5 Km.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
it is so easy it is in the flag read carefully
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Kerala
C
Punjab
D
None of the above
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
GOVERNOR OF KERALA
A
P SATHASIVAM
B
ARIF MOHAMMED KHAN
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 18 Explanation: 
Since 6 September 2019, Arif Mohammad Khan, is the Governor of Kerala.
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kathakali is classical dance form of .....
A
Goa
B
Kerala
C
Tamil nadu
D
Andaman
Question 19 Explanation: 
Kathakali (Malayalam: കഥകളി) is a major form of classical Indian dance. Kathakali is a Hindu performance art in the Malayalam-speaking southwestern region of Kerala.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which district in Kerala achieved first 100% literacy?
A
Kottayam
B
Ernakulam
C
Thrissur
D
Thiruvananthapuram
Question 20 Explanation: 
Mallappally
StateKerala
DistrictErnakulam
Area
• Total24.34 km2 (9.40 sq mi)
There are 20 questions to complete.

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