Tamil-Nadu GK

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Tamil Nadu GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who wrote the Tamil Thai Vazhthu
A
Rabindranath Tagore
B
M.S.Viswanathan
C
Manonmaniam Sundaram Pillai
D
Bharathi Dasan
Question 1 Explanation: 
The 'Tamil Thai Vazhthu' is an excerpt of a poem by writer Manonmaniam Sundaram Pillai penned in 1891 and adopted in 1970 by then Chief Minister M Karunanidhi as the state's “prayer song.” Legendary composer MS Viswanathan scored the music for the stanzas that were to be adopted as Tamil Nadu's anthem.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which temple in Tamil Nadu was on the list of top 30 nominees for the 'New Seven Wonders' of the world?
A
Meenakshi Temple
B
Brhadeeswarar Temple
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 2 Explanation: 
Meenakshi Amman Temple The temple attracts 15,000 visitors a day, around 25,000 on Fridays. There are an estimated 33,000 sculptures in the temple. It was on the list of top 30 nominees for the "New Seven Wonders of the World".
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
There are 12 raasis in Tamil Astrology. Which of these raasis has 'twins' as its symbol?
A
Mithunam
B
Rishabam
C
Katakam
D
Kanni
Question 3 Explanation: 
The symbol of the Gemini Zodiac Sign is a pair of twins. This sign rarely likes to do anything alone. You are the butterflies of the Zodiac. Specifically, Gemini is represented by the twins Castor and Pollux, known as the Dioscuri.
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the national tree of Tamil Nadu.
A
Banyan tree
B
Palm tree
C
Coconut tree
D
Mango tree
Question 4 Explanation: 
The palm tree is the state tree of Tamil Nadu.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which famous Tamil literary masterpiece had inspired Mahatma Gandhi to take to the path of non-violence in India's freedom struggle?
A
Tolkappiyam
B
Thirukkural
C
Kamba Ramayanam
D
Silappadikaram
Question 5 Explanation: 
`Thirukkural', the famous Tamil literary masterpiece comprising 1330 couplets written by Thiruvalluvar had inspired Mahatma Gandhi to take to the path of non-violence in India's freedom struggle, according to Era.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Total Number of Lok sabha seats in TamilNadu?
A
45
B
39
C
42
D
40
Question 6 Explanation: 
There are 39 Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu, with an average of 1.51 million voters in each one.
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
State capital of Tamilnadu state
A
Coimbatore
B
Tirunelveli
C
Namakkal
D
Chennai
Question 7 Explanation: 
Tamil Nadu is a state in southern India. It covers more than 50,200 square miles (130,000 square km). Tamil people constitute the majority of the state's population, and Tamil is the state's official language. Tamil Nadu's capital is Chennai, which is an industrial centre, but the state is essentially agricultural.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When is the fire season in Tamil Nadu?
A
March 1st to May 1st
B
February 15th to April 15th
C
April 15th to May 15th
D
March 15th to May 15th
Question 8 Explanation: 
In the state of Tamil Nadu 3rd week of January to 3rd of April peak fire season.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
X is a society, registered under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act. It is a "Private Club Consortium". Basically to become a member of a state level association, one needs to be introduced by an existing member and also pay an annual fee. Identify X.
A
TNCA
B
BCCI
C
Gymkhana Club
D
ISKCON
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The first Tamil ruler of the Anuradhapura Kingdom is .....
A
Ekkalan
B
Eppalan
C
Emmalan
D
Ellalan
Question 10 Explanation: 
History. King Pandukabhaya, the founder and first ruler of the Anuradhapura Kingdom, fixed village boundaries in the country and established an administration system by appointing village headmen.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The place where the Indian National Congress Session was held in 1927
A
Pune (Maharashtra)
B
Madras (Tamilnadu)
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 11 Explanation: 
In September 1920 the session was held in Calcutta, West Bengal.
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... Is The Main Language Of People In Chennai
A
Cricket Ground
B
Tamil
C
Delhi
D
Rajpath
Question 12 Explanation: 
Today, over 75% of Chennai is natively Tamil speaking. However, the traditional presence of various linguistic communities in the city meant that Tamil speakers were historically in close contact with these other languages, as is only natural.
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The oldest excavation site in India is located in
A
Kerala
B
Maharashtra
C
Odisha
D
Tamilnadu
Question 13 Explanation: 
RegionBaraut, Baghpat district, Uttar Pradesh
Coordinates29°14′46″N 77°21′03″ECoordinates: 29°14′46″N 77°21′03″E
TypeCemetery Royal Burial
History
Foundedc. 1850 - 1550 BCE
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the major food crop grown in Tamil Nadu?
A
Rice
B
Rubber
C
Cotton
D
None of the above
Question 14 Explanation: 
The major crops sown in Tamil Nadu are rice, jowar, ragi, bajra, maize, and pulses. Few other crops that are highly cultivated in the regions of Tamil Nadu are cotton, sugarcane, tea, coffee, and coconut. Tamil Nadu has also gained a commendable status is the horticultural sector in its agricultural department.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The members of the Rajya Sabha are elected for a term
A
of six years
B
determined by the state legislative assembly of a state
C
of four years
D
None of the above
Question 15 Explanation: 
The potential seating capacity of the Rajya Sabha is 250 (238 elected, 12 appointed), according to article 80 of the Indian Constitution. Members sit for staggered terms lasting six years, with about a third of the 233 designates up for election every two years, in even-numbered years.
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Main language of the people of Chennai
A
Telegu
B
Tamil
C
Hindi
D
English
Question 16 Explanation: 
Tamil is the city's first language. English is spoken widely in South Chennai and Central Chennai, (Kanchipuram and Chennai districts) and is used almost exclusively in business, education and other white collar professions.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
what religions tamils belong to?
A
hindu
B
muslim
C
christian
D
all of the above
Question 17 Explanation: 
Tamils are mostly Hindu, although some are Muslim or Christian. Tamil Hindus generally perform daily prayers (puja) . Shiva is the most important deity, although Vishnu and other gods are worshiped. Vinayaka, a form of the god Ganesha, is particularly popular.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Total number of Loksabha Constituencies in Tamilnadu?
A
41
B
25
C
39
D
36
Question 18 Explanation: 
NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE ELECTED MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCIES IN TAMIL NADU
SL.NoNo. & Name of the Parliamentary ConstituencyAddress
3333-TheniS/o. O.Panneerselvam, 54, North Agraharam, Thenkarai, Periyakulam-625601, Theni District.
3434-Virudhunagar1E/20, Brindhavana Street, Tirunagar, Madurai-626 006.
35
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Who was the author of Kalingattuparani?
A
Kalladanar
B
Kambar
C
Ottakuthar
D
Jayamkondar
Question 19 Explanation: 
Kalingattuparani (Tamil: கலிங்கத்துப்பரணி) is a 12th-century Tamil poem and a war song by Jayamkondar, celebrating the victory of Kulottunga Chola I over the Kalinga king, Anantavarman Chodaganga in the Chola-Kalinga war.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Choose two neighbouring states of Tamil Nadu.
A
West Bengal, Odisha
B
Jammu and Kashmir, Ladhak
C
Kerala, Andhra Pradesh
D
Rajasthan, Gujarat
Question 20 Explanation: 
Tamil Nadu is located in the southernmost part of the Indian subcontinent. It is bounded by the states of Andhra Pradesh to the north, Karnataka to the northwest, and Kerala to the west and the Indian Ocean to the east and south.
There are 20 questions to complete.