Wednesday, 29 January 2014

GENERAL HISTORY OF KERALA

1. Who among the following played a dominant role in the famous Vaikom Satyagraha of 1924–25 ?
[A]T. K. Madhavan
[B]Muloor S.Padmanabha Panicker
[C]Balarama Varma
[D]K. Kelappan

2. Nodal agency for Global Ayurveda Village project by Kerala government is __: ?

[A]AYUSH department
[B]Kinfra
[C]KII Ltd
[D]KTDA Ltd

3. Which district of Kerala has been declared as the first district in India having ‘meaningful financial inclusion’?
[A]Kannur
[B]Ernakulam
[C]Kollam
[D]Palakkad
4. Where did the first All Kerala Congress meet held?
[A]Kasaragod
[B]Thrissur
[C]Ottapalam
[D]Calicut
5. Where Kerala Forest Research Institute is located?
[A]Peechi
[B]Thalassery
[C]Kottayam
[D]Sivagiri
6. Which of the following is the centre of salt satyagraha in Kerala during Civil Disobedience movement?
[A]Kannur
[B]Cherai
[C]Payyanur
[D]Waynad
7. Where is located Malayam Research Centre?
[A]Tirur
[B]Thrissur
[C]Kochi
[D]Thiruvananthapuram
8. How many times Mahatma Ghandi visited Kerala?
[A]Two
[B]Six
[C]Five
[D]Three
9. In which year the Presidential rule in Kerala was enforced for the first time?
[A]1960
[B]1959
[C]1962
[D]1964
10. Who is known as “Father of Tenancy Legislation in Malabar”?
[A]Willium Logan
[B]Lord Curzon
[C]Lord Rippon
[D]Tippu Sultan
11. Which of the following pair is not correct:
[A]Malabar Mutiny – 1921 AD
[B]Vaikom Satyagraha – 1924 AD
[C]Death of Sri Narayana guru – 1928 AD
[D]Wagon Tragedy – 1923 AD
12. Which is the largest fresh water lake in India?
[A]Astamudi
[B]Wular
[C]Kolleru
[D]Vembanad
13. Chavara deposit in Kerala is famous for___?
[A]Iron ore
[B]Copper ore
[C]Heavy mineral sand
[D]Aluminium
14. How many Ramsar wetland International sites are there in Kerala?
[A]3
[B]2
[C]4
[D]5
15. What is the total coastal length of Kerala?
[A]290 Km
[B]590 Km
[C]490 Km
[D]440 Km
16. Who announced American Model constitution for Travancore?
[A]C P Ramaswami Iyer
[B]C Rajagopalachari
[C]Pazhassi Raja
[D]Kelappa Nair
17. Which of the following statement is true about Vaikom Satyagraha?
[A]It was a satyagraha against the untouchability in Hindu society
[B]It was a satyagraha against salt tax in Kerala
[C]It was a satyagraha against British rule
[D]None of the above
18. “Mizhavu” is a musical instruments used in ___dance form?
[A]Kudiyattam
[B]Thullal
[C]Kathakali
[D]Theyyam
19. In which year Vasco da Gama appointed as viceroy of Kerala?
[A]1567 AD
[B]1525 AD
[C]1536 AD
[D]1524 AD
20.Who was the first known ruler of Chera kingdom?
[A]Nedum Cheralathan
[B]Uthiyan Cheralathan
[C]Palyani Sel Kul Kuttuvan
[D]Narmudi Cheral
21. Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja was popularly known as___?
[A]Kerala vyasan
[B]Kerala Panini
[C] Kerala Simham (Lion of Kerala)
[D]Kerala Ghandi
22. When did Ghandiji Visit Kerala for the first time?
[A]1920
[B]1923
[C]1925
[D]1930
23. Manroe Island is located in which of the following lake of Kerala?
[A]Astamudi
[B]Vembanand
[C]Ernamakkulam
[D]Sastankotta
24. In which year the first ever election for Kerala Legislative assembly was held?
[A]1956
[B]1957
[C]1960
[D]1961
25. Kunjan Nambiar is associated with which dance form of Kerala?
[A]Koodiyattam
[B]Koothu
[C]Thullal
[D]Kathakali

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