Thiruvananthapuram GK

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Thiruvananthapuram GENERAL KNOWLEDGE

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Vikram Sarabhai Space Center is located at?
A
Pune
B
Ahmedabad
C
Sriharikota
D
Thiruvananthapuram
Question 1 Explanation: 
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram, is the lead centre of ISRO responsible for the design and development of launch vehicle technology.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is Thiruvalluvar book of teachings called
A
Thiruk kural
B
Thrithankar
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 2 Explanation: 
Thiruvalluvar was the author of the book 'Tirukkural (also known as the Kural).
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the name of this beach?
A
Kochi Beach
B
Blue Lagoon
C
Kovalam Beach
D
Thiruvananthapuram Beach
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A popular fort in Thiruvananthapuram build by the East India Company/
A
Anchunthengu Fort
B
Red Fort
C
Thirva Fort
D
Taj Fort
Question 4 Explanation: 
An old English Fort built by British East India Company in 1696 C.E, the Anjengo Fort stands as a testimony to Indian history.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Circle the odd one. THIRUVANANDHAPURAM
A
Telugu
B
Onam
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Kerla capital is
A
Mumbai
B
shrinagar
C
shimla
D
thiruvananthapuram
Question 6 Explanation: 
When the state of Kerala was formed on 1 November 1956, Thiruvananthapuram became its capital.
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Identify the image?
A
Thiruvalluvar Statue
B
Vivekanand Rock Memorial
C
Ambedkar Statue
D
none
Question 7 Explanation: 
The Google Goggles app was an image recognition mobile app using visual search technology to identify objects through a mobile device's camera. Users take a photo of a physical object, and Google searches and retrieves information about the image.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Interesting Places in Thiruvananthapuram
A
Anchunthengu Fort
B
Thiruvananthapuram Observatory
C
Zoological Park
D
Kovalam Beach
Question 8 Explanation: 
The top sightseeing places in Trivandrum are Neyyar Dam & Wildlife Sanctuary, Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Poovar Island, Kanakakunnu Palace, Observatory, Agasthyakoodam.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The capital of Kerela is
A
Chennai
B
Thiruvananthapuram
C
Srinagar
D
Gandhi Nagar
Question 9 Explanation: 
With 33 million inhabitants as per the 2011 census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram.
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The people of Thiruvananthapuram speak..... languages.
A
Kannada
B
Hindi
C
Tamil
D
English
Question 10 Explanation: 
Thiruvananthapuram Trivandrum
• Metro1,687,406
Demonym(s)Trivandrumite, Trivian
Languages
• Official LanguageMalayalam, English
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The name of this city literally means The town of Lord Anantha
A
Thiruvananthapuram
B
Panaji
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Trivandrum is the old name of
A
Tripura
B
Thiruvananthapuram
C
Trichur
D
None of the above
Question 12 Explanation: 
Thiruvananthapuram, also spelled Tiruvanantapuram, formerly Trivandrum, city, capital of Kerala state, southwestern India.
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is based at?
A
Hyderabad
B
Pune
C
Thiruvananthapuram
D
Bangalore
Question 13 Explanation: 
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), Thiruvananthapuram, is the lead centre of ISRO responsible for the design and development of launch vehicle technology.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Name the Member of legislative assembly at kottayam
A
Oommen Chandy
B
Thiruvanjoor Radhakrishnan
C
Mani C Kappan
D
Mons joseph
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Padmanabhaswamy Temple located?
A
Shimla
B
Chamba
C
Thiruvananthapuram
D
Kanyakumari
Question 15 Explanation: 
Padmanabhaswamy Temple
LocationThiruvananthapuram
StateKerala
CountryIndia
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which place is situated in India?
A
New York
B
Wuhan
C
Thiruvananthapuram
D
Mississippi
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is the Capital of Karala?
A
Panaji
B
Chennai
C
Gurugram
D
Thiruvananthapuram
Question 17 Explanation: 
Thiruvananthapuram Trivandrum
Elevation10 m (30 ft)
Population (2011)
• Metropolis957,730
• Density4,500/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Where is Thumba Rocket launched??
A
New delhi
B
Thiruvanthapuram
C
Kolkata
D
Aluva
Question 18 Explanation: 
Operated by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), it is located in Thumba, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, which is near the southern tip of mainland India, very close to earth's magnetic equator. It is currently used by ISRO for launching sounding rockets.
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Known as the Queen of Arabian Sea , this city was an important spice trading center in the western coast of India.The name is believed to have come from either the local word 'small lagoon'or 'harbor' , to which the British added an extra letter at the end. In 1996 , the city reverted to it's original name although many official institutions still use it's English spelling. Name this city.
A
Panaji
B
Vishakapatanam
C
Trivandrum
D
Cochin
Question 19 Explanation: 
Kochi was the centre of Indian spice trade for many centuries, and was known to the Yavanas (Greeks and Romans) as well as Jews, Syrians, Arabs, and Chinese since ancient times.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... beach is a popular tourist destination.
A
Kovalam
B
Juhu
C
Marina
D
Panjim
Question 20 Explanation: 
5 Best Beach Destinations To Visit in India
  1. Goa. Goa is a land that every tourist loves as it is an exquisite mix of sun, surf, and beaches.
  2. Gokarna, Karnataka. Gokarna was popular as a Hindu pilgrimage center till a few years ago.
  3. Ganpatipule, Maharashtra.
  4. Marari, Kerala.
  5. Havelock, Andaman and Nicobar Island.
There are 20 questions to complete.

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