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Kerala - Districts and Places - Questions and Answers

Kerala - Districts and Places - Questions and Answers 

1. The season of Sabarimala:
(a) November- January                     
(b) September- December
(c) January- March                             
(d) March-May
Answer: (a)

2. In which month Maramon Convention is conducted on the banks of Pamba?
(a)January                                                  (b) February
(c) March                                                   (d) April
Answer: (b)

3. Padayani is the folk art form of the district of:
(a)Pathanamthitta                                   (b) Thrissur
(c) Kannur                                                   (d) Kozhikode
Answer: (a)

4. The only railway station in Pathanamthitta district:
(a)Chengannur                                        (b) Thiruvalla
(c) Adoor                                                    (d) Ranni
Answer: (b)

5. The only district in South Kerala without coastline:
(a) Kollam                                                    (b) Thiruvananthapuram
(c) Alappuzha                                             (d) Pathanamthitta
Answer: (d)

6. Which boat race is known as ‘Pooram in Water’?
(a) Aranmula boat race                           (b) Nehru trophy
(c) Chambakkulam                                   (d) Payyippat
Answer: (a)

7. Which was the capital of the kingdom of Chempakassery?
(a)Ettumanoor                                         (b) Changanassery
(c) Kollam                                                  (d) Ambalappuzha
Answer: (d)

8. An area in Kerala which is situated below sea level:
(a)Neendakara                                      (b) Kayamkulam
(c) Kuttanad                                            (d) Ottappalam
Answer: (c)

9. Nehru Trophy Boat race is in:
(a)Ashtamudi                                           (b) Sasthamkotta
(c) Vellayani                                              (d) Punnamada
Answer: (d)

10. Andhakaranazhi connects ...... and Arabian sea:
(a)Vembanad lake                                (b) Sasthamkotta lake
(c) Ashtamudi lake                               (d) Veli lake
Answer: (a)

11. The port established by Raja Kesavadas, Dewan of Travancore:
(a)Vizhinjam                                         (b) Valiyathura
(c) Neendakara                                    (d) Alappuzha
Answer: (d)

12. In which district is Thanneermukkom Barrage?
(a)Kollam                                                   (b) Kottayam
(c) Alappuzha                                           (d) Ernakulam
Answer: (c)

13. In which district is Punnapra-Vayalar Memorial?
(a)Kollam                                                    (b) Ernakulam
(c) Alappuzha                                             (d) Kannur
Answer: (c)

14. Thanneermukkam barrage is across :
(a)Vembanad lake                                  (b) Veli lake
(c) Akkulam lake                                     (d) Ashatamudi
Answer: (a)

15. Karumadikkuttan, a statue obtained from Alappuzha district is believed to
be related to:
(a) Islam                                                         (b) Judaism
(c) Buddhism                                                (d) Jainism
Answer: (c)

16. The boat race which is held on the second Saturday of August every year:
(a)Chambakkulam                                     (b) Payippatt
(c) Aranmula                                               (d) Nehru Trophy
Answer: (d)

17. Thycal, where remains of an ancient ship obtained  is in the district of:
(a)Kollam                                                      (b) Alappuzha
(c) Ernakulam                                             (d) Thrissur
Answer: (b)

18. The place in Kerala where rice is cultivated below sea level:
(a)Varkala                                                   (b) Vatavada
(c) Kuttanad                                               (d) Kundara
Answer: (c)

19. The district in Kerala without reserve forest:
(a)Ernakulam                                          (b) Kannur
(c) Alappuzha                                         (d) Kollam
Answer: (c)

20. Which beach is the background of the novel ‘Chemmeen”?
(a)Vizhinjam                                               (b) Neendakara
(c) Purakkad                                                (d) Kappad
Answer: (c)

21. The temple with woman priest:
(a)Ambalappuzha                                     (b) Aranmula
(c) Ochira                                                     (d) Mannarassala
Answer: (d)

22. Boat race related to Amabalappuzha temple:
(a)Payippat                                                (b) Aranmula
(c) Chambakkulam                                  (d) Nehru trophy
Answer: (c)

23. Boat race related to Harippad temple:
(a)Payippat                                                         (b) Aranmula
(c) Chambakkulam                                           (d) Nehru trophy
Answer: (a)

24. Mannarassala temple is famous for the worship of:
(a)Monkeys                                                     (b) Frogs
(c) Snakes                                                        (d) Bull
Answer: (c)

25. Which temple is known as ‘the Palani of Kerala’?
(a)Amabalappuzha                                        (b) Guruvayur
(c) Sabarimala                                                 (d) Harippad
Answer: (d)

26. The first technopark in Kerala was established at:
(a) Chathamangalam                                 (b) Kalamassery
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                          (d) Kochi
Answer: (c)

27. The place in Kerala where the telephone was established for the first time in
(a)Kozhikode                                               (b) Alappuzha
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                          (d) Kochi
Answer: (c)

28. The places connected by the first railway line in Kerala:
(a) Kollam-Thirunelveli                           (b) Kozhikode-Mangalore
(c) Palakkad-Coimbatore                        (d) Tirur- Beppur
Answer: (d)

29. The first rubberised road in Kerala connects Kottayam and......
(a)Erumeli                                                     (b) Alappuzha
(c) Adoor                                                          (d) Kumali
Answer: (d)

30. The place in Kerala where engineering college was established for the first
(a)Kozhikode                                                     (b) Alappuzha
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                               (d) Kochi
Answer: (c)

31. The first church built by the Europeans in India is.......... at Kochi.
(a) St.Thomas Church                                     (b) St.Francis Church
(c) St.Andrews church                                    (d) St.Mary’s Church
Answer: (b)

32. The place in Kerala where Public Library  was established for the first time:
(a) Kozhikode                                                      (b) Alappuzha
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                                 (d) Kochi
Answer: (c)

33. The first teak museum in India:
(a) Peechi                                                                (b) Kottayam
(c) Nilambur                                                           (d) Arippa
Answer: (c)

34. The place where the first underpass in Kerala was established:
(a)Kozhikode                                                         (b) Alappuzha
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                                    (d) Kochi
Answer: (c)

35. The place where the first Law College in Kerala was established:
(a) Kozhikode                                                     (b) Alappuzha
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                                (d) Kochi
Answer: (c)

36. India’s first gymnastic training centre was established in:
(a) Thalassery                                                     (b) Vadakara
(c) Beppur                                                            (d) Kottakkal
Answer: (a)

37. The place where the first  Ayurvedic Medical College in Kerala was established:
(a)Kozhikode                                                         (b) Alappuzha
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                                    (d) Kochi
Answer: (c)

38. The first medical college in Kerala was established at:
(a)Alappuzha                                                         (b) Kozhikode
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                                    (d) Kochi
Answer: (c)

39. The first newspaper of Kerala was published from:
(a)Thalassery                                                          (b) Kottayam
(c) Kollam                                                                 (d) Kozhikode
Answer: (a)

40. The venue of the first all Kerala political conference organised by INC was:
(a)Ottappalam                                                        (b) Manjeri
(c) Kozhikode                                                         (d) Thalassery
Answer: (a)

41. The place where the first Homoeo Medical College in Kerala was
(a)Kozhikode                                                          (b) Alappuzha
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                                    (d) Kochi
Answer: (c)

42. The first post office in Kerala was established at:
(a)Kollam                                                              (b) Thiruvananthapuram
(c) Alappuzha                                                      (d) Kottayam
Answer: (c)

43. The place where the first  Museum in Kerala was established:
(a)Kozhikode                                                         (b) Alappuzha
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                                    (d) Kochi
Answer: (c)

44. Udaya, the first studio in Kerala was established at:
(a)Alappuzha                                                       (b) Nemom
(c) Kozhikode                                                       (d) Kochi
Answer: (a)

45. The first railway line in Travancore:
(a)Kollam-Tirunelveli                               (b) Thiruvananthapuram-Ernakulam
(c) Thiruvananthapuram- Madurai      (d) Kollam- Kayamkulam
Answer: (a)

46. The first polio-free district in India:
(a)Kottayam                                                         (b) Pathanamthitta
(c) Kollam                                                              (d) Thiruvananthapuram
Answer: (b)

47. In which district is Maniyar, the first private power project in Kerala?
(a)Idukky                                                               (b) Pathanamthitta
(c) Kottayam                                                         (d) Palakkad
Answer: (b)

48. The place where the first  zoo in Kerala was established:
(a) Kozhikode                                                       (b) Alappuzha
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                                   (d) Kochi
Answer: (c)

49. The first FM radio station in Kerala:
(a)Kannur                                                               (b) Kochi
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                                   (d) Devikulam
Answer: (b)

50. The place where the first women’s college in Kerala was established:
(a)Kozhikode                                                                (b) Alappuzha
(c) Thiruvananthapuram                                           (d) Kochi
Answer: (c)

51. The first eco-tourism in India
(a) Panipat                                  (b) Thenmala
(c) Mattancheri                          (c) Punalur
Answer: (b)

52. Resul Pookkutty got Oscar Award in the year
(a) 2009                                                         (b) 2010
(c) 2011                                                         (d) 2012
Answer: (a)

53. The first Coastal Police Station in Kerala
(a) Vizhinjam                                                   (b) Mattancheri
(c) Neendakara                                               (c) Kannur
Answer: (c)

54. The year of Peruman Tragedy
(a) 1987                                                             (b) 1989
(c) 1990                                                             (d) 1988
Answer: (d)

55. Marthanda Varma conquerded Kollam in the year
(a) 1734                                                            (b) 1746
(c) 1846                                                             (d) 1834
Answer: (b)

56. The founder of Kerala Kaumudi
(a) C.Kesavan                                                   (b) R Sankar
(c) C.V. Kunjuraman                                       (d) Dr. Palpu
Answer: (c)

57. The resting place of Chattampi Swamikal
(a) Panmana                                                     (b) Varkala
(c) Neendakara                                                (d) Thenmala
Answer: (a)

58. Who visited Kollam in 1293?
(a) Ibn Batuta                                                    (b) Mahuan
(c) Vasco da Gama                                            (d) Marco Polo
Answer: (d)

59. Where is the State Institute of Rural Development?
(a) Neendakara                                                   (b) Kottarakkara
(c) Kundara                                                          (d) Punalur
Answer: (b)

60. Where is Kerala Ceramics Limited?
(a) Chavara                                                              (b) Punalur
(c) Kundara                                                            (d) Kottarakkara
Answer: (c)

61. Which wildlife sanctuary is situated in the Kollam district?
(a) Neyyar                                                          (b) Aaralam
(b) Peppara                                                        (d) Shendurney
Answer: (d)

62. The headquarters of SNDP Yogam
(a) Varkala                                                            (b) Aruvippuram
(b) Chempazhanthi                                            (d) Kollam
Answer: (d)

63. The exponent of Ramanattom
(a) Marthanda Varma                                (b) Kottarakkara Tampuram
(c) Manaveda Zamorin                              (c) None of these
Answer: (b)

64. The first textile mill in Kerala was established at
(a) Punalur                                                          (b) Kundara
(c) Kollam                                                            (d) Neendakara
Answer: (c)

65. The first Abkari Court in Kerala was established at
(a) Kottarakkara                                               (b) Kollam
(c) Chavara                                                         (d) Neendakara
Answer: (a)

66. The year of first railway line in Travancore was established
(a) 1894                                                              (b) 1904
(c) 1914                                                              (d) 1924
Answer: (b)

67. The largest freshwater lake in Kerala
(a) Vembanad                                                     (b) Vellayani
(c) Veli                                                                   (d) Sasthamkotta
Answer: (d)

68. Which place was known as Martha in European records?
(a) Karunagappally                                              (b) Chavara
(c) Neendakara                                                      (d) Kollam
Answer: (a)

69. Which fort in Kerala history is known as St. Thomas Fort?
(a) Pallippuram                                                (b) Kannur
(c) Anchengo                                                    (d) Thangasseri
Answer: (d)

70. For which industry Kundara is famous?
(a) Clay                                                                 (b) Glass
(c) Textiles                                                          (d) Tile
Answer: (a)

71. The year of Kundara Proclamation
(a) 1909                                                              (b) 1809
(c) 1819                                                               (d) 1829
Answer: (b)

72. The seat of Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited
(a) Punalur                                                       (b) Kundra
(c) Chavara                                                      (d) Kottarakkara
Answer: (c)

73. The exponent of Laksham Veedu Project
(a) R.Shankar                                                 (b) C. Kesavan
(c) M.N.Govindan Nair                                (d) C.V.Kunjuraman
Answer: (c)

74. The first butterfly park in Kerala
(a) Thenmala                                                      (b) Punalur
(c) Kundara                                                         (d) Kunnathur
Answer: (a)

75. The Thangasseri Fort was constructed by the
(a) British                                                           (b) Dutch
(c) French                                                          (d) Portuguese
Answer: (d)

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