GK Questions About Kerala

1.Which among the following matches of Goldfield and their corresponding states are correct?

1. Hutti Gold Field- Kerala

2. Kolar Gold Field- Karnataka

3. Ramgiri Gold Field- Andhra Pradesh

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1 & 3
[C] 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

C [2 & 3]

Notes:The correct matches of the Gold field and their corresponding states are Hutti Gold Field- Karnataka, Kolar Gold Field- Karnataka, Ramgiri Gold Field- Andhra Pradesh.

2. Which among the following matches of the river dam and their state are correct?

1. Cheruthoni Dam– Kerala

2. Indira Sagar Dam– Madhya Pradesh

3. Krishnarajasagar Dam- Karnataka

4. Mettur Dam– Tamil Nadu

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1, 3 & 4
[C] 2, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

D [1, 2, 3 & 4]

Notes:Cheruthoni Dam– Kerala

Indira Sagar Dam (Madhya Pradesh)- On the Narmada River at Narmada NagarKrishnarajasagar Dam- Karnataka

Mettur Dam– Tamil Nadu

3. Arrange the following states in the descending order of literacy as per the census 2011

1. Tamil Nadu

2. Himachal Pradesh

3. Kerala

4. Manipur

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1, 2, 3, 4
[B] 3, 2, 1, 4
[C] 3, 1, 2, 4
[D] 1, 4, 2, 3

B [3, 2, 1, 4]

Notes:Correct order- Kerala (93.91%), Himachal Pradesh (83.78%), Tamil Nadu (80.33%), Manipur (79.85%).

4. How many of the following pairs of Tribe and States where they are primarily found is / are correctly matched?

  1. Tharu : Madhya Pradesh
  2. Adi : Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Irula : Kerala
  4. Shaharia : Rajasthan

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 3
[D] All 4

A [Only 1 ]

Notes:Adi : Arunachal Pradesh ” The Adi tribe is indeed associated with the state of Arunachal Pradesh. They are one of the major tribes inhabiting various regions of Arunachal Pradesh in northeastern India.

Tharu: Tharu is a tribe primarily found in the Terai region of Nepal, as well as in parts of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand in India. It is not primarily associated with Madhya Pradesh.

Irula: The Irula tribe is primarily found in the southern states of India, particularly in Tamil Nadu. While there might be some presence in Kerala, it is not primarily associated with Kerala.

Shaharia: The Shaharia tribe, also known as Sahariya, is mainly found in the states of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, with a significant population residing in parts of Madhya Pradesh. It is not primarily associated with Rajasthan.

5. Tamil is the official language of which among the following States/ UTs of India?

1. Tamil Nadu

2. Puducherry

3. Karnataka

4. Kerala

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 2 & 3
[C] 2 & 4
[D] 1, 3 & 4

A [1 & 2]

Notes:Tamil is the official language of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. It is also spoken in the states of Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and Union Territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

6. Telegu is the official language of which among the following States/ UTs of India?

1. Andhra Pradesh

2. Puducherry

3. Telangana

4. Kerala

Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1 & 3
[C] 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

B [1 & 3]

Notes:Telegu is the official language of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. As per the census 2011, it ranks fourth among the languages with the highest number of native speakers in India.

7. Which of the following sites of India have received recognition under Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS)?

1. Traditional Agricultural System of Koraput, Odisha

2. Below Sea Level Farming System of Kuttanad, Kerala

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

C [Both 1 & 2]

Notes:Traditional Agricultural System of Koraput, Odisha and Below Sea Level Farming System of Kuttanad, Kerala are sites of India that have received recognition under Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS).

8. What is the name of the Global conference being hosted by Kerala State Planning Board?

[A] Global Keralites
[B] Kerala Looks Ahead
[C] Kerala Vision 2021
[D] New Kerala

B [Kerala Looks Ahead]

Notes:Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the ‘Kerala Looks Ahead,’ a three-day virtual global conclave.

The conference aims to frame the roadmap for long-term development of the state by reaping opinions from top economists, industry leaders and administrators. Star speakers include Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, WHO Scientist Soumya Swaminathan and top industry leaders.

9. Which wildlife sanctuary of Karnataka borders with Ranipuram hills and Kottencheri hills of Kerala?

[A] Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary
[B] Someshwara Wildlife Sanctuary
[C] Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary
[D] Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary

A [Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary]

Notes:The Talakaveri Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Kodagu district of Karnataka. This sanctuary borders with Kottencheri hills and Ranipuram hills in the Kasaragod district of the state of Kerala.

10. A Kerala Vet Doctor has recently received patent for inventing biodiesel from which product?

[A] Glass
[B] Cotton
[C] Chicken waste
[D] Fish waste

C [Chicken waste]

Notes:John Abraham, a veterinary-doctor-turned-inventor, has received the patents for inventing biodiesel from slaughtered chicken waste.

The biodiesel offers mileage of over 38 km per litre at around 40 per cent of the current price of diesel. It is also expected to lower the air pollution by half. The Indian Patent Office granted the patent for inventing ‘biodiesel produced from rendered chicken oil’.

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