Important Trivia Questions On Kerala!

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Below is an important trivia questions on Kerala that is specifically designed to help you see just how much you know about what is considered the cleanest states in India. This land has a very beautiful place where many tourists have flocked to enjoy the amazing environment it has. Take it up and get to see how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    First Education Minister of Kerala

    • A.

      Prof.Joseph Muntasseri

    • B.

      Justice V R Krishnayyar

    • C.

      P K Kunju

    • D.

      E M S Namboodirippad

    Correct Answer
    A. Prof.Joseph Muntasseri
    Explanation
    Prof. Joseph Muntasseri is considered the first Education Minister of Kerala because he played a significant role in the establishment and development of the education system in the state. He was instrumental in the implementation of various educational reforms and policies that aimed at improving the quality of education in Kerala. His contributions in promoting literacy, expanding educational institutions, and introducing innovative teaching methods have had a lasting impact on the education sector of Kerala.

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  • 2. 

    Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) is in             

    • A.

      Thiruvananthapuram

    • B.

      Trissur

    • C.

      Kannur

    • D.

      Attappadi

    Correct Answer
    B. Trissur
    Explanation
    Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) is located in Trissur.

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  • 3. 

    The State Institute of Rural Development [SIRD] is located in             

    • A.

      Nedumangadu

    • B.

      Tirur

    • C.

      Kottarakkara

    • D.

      Thalipparamba

    Correct Answer
    C. Kottarakkara
    Explanation
    The State Institute of Rural Development [SIRD] is located in Kottarakkara.

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  • 4. 

    First computerised Panchayath in Kerala           

    • A.

      Manickal

    • B.

      Vellanad

    • C.

      Vattavada

    • D.

      Kanjikkuzhi

    Correct Answer
    B. Vellanad
    Explanation
    Vellanad is the correct answer because it was the first Panchayath in Kerala to be computerized. This means that Vellanad implemented computer systems and technology for the management and administration of their Panchayath, making it more efficient and modernized. The other options, Manickal, Vattavada, and Kanjikkuzhi, are not mentioned to be the first computerized Panchayaths in Kerala, so they are not the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    .The place in Kerala where Naval Academy is being built is              

    • A.

      Ezhimala

    • B.

      Malappuram

    • C.

      Aluva

    • D.

      Vizhinjam

    Correct Answer
    A. Ezhimala
    Explanation
    Naval Academy is being built in Ezhimala, Kerala.

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  • 6. 

    Bakal Fort is in which District ?           

    • A.

      Wayanad

    • B.

      Palakad

    • C.

      Kasargode

    • D.

      Kannur

    Correct Answer
    C. Kasargode
    Explanation
    Bakal Fort is located in Kasargode district.

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  • 7. 

    The number of west flowing rivers of Kerala?             

    • A.

      41

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      44

    • D.

      No west flowing rivers

    Correct Answer
    A. 41
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 41. This means that there are 41 west flowing rivers in Kerala.

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  • 8. 

    The winner of the first Ezhuthachan Puraskar ?            

    • A.

      Dr.M.Leelavathi

    • B.

      Dr.Sooranad Kunjan Pillai

    • C.

      Sugathakumari

    • D.

      Akkitham

    Correct Answer
    B. Dr.Sooranad Kunjan Pillai
    Explanation
    Dr. Sooranad Kunjan Pillai is the correct answer because he was the recipient of the first Ezhuthachan Puraskar. The Ezhuthachan Puraskar is an award given by the Government of Kerala in India for outstanding contribution to Malayalam literature. Dr. Sooranad Kunjan Pillai, a renowned Malayalam poet and scholar, was honored with this prestigious award for his significant contributions to the field of literature.

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  • 9. 

    Samadhi of Sri. Narayana Guru is at              

    • A.

      Chempazhanthi

    • B.

      Sivagiri

    • C.

      Aruvippuram

    • D.

      Aluva

    Correct Answer
    B. Sivagiri
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sivagiri. The Samadhi of Sri. Narayana Guru is located in Sivagiri.

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  • 10. 

    Where is Puralimala situated            

    • A.

      Thalasserry

    • B.

      Ottappalam

    • C.

      Kapetta

    • D.

      Pathanamthitta

    Correct Answer
    A. Thalasserry
    Explanation
    Puralimala is situated in Thalasserry.

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  • 11. 

    "Chandanakkuda Maholsavam" is held every year in"                          

    • A.

      Kozhikkodu

    • B.

      Bimappalli

    • C.

      Palayam

    • D.

      Mahi

    Correct Answer
    B. Bimappalli
  • 12. 

    First Kerala State Kathakali Award has been given to             

    • A.

      Kalamandalam Gopi

    • B.

      Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair

    • C.

      Kalamandalam Raman Kutty Nair

    • D.

      Kalamandalam Haiderali

    Correct Answer
    C. Kalamandalam Raman Kutty Nair
    Explanation
    Kalamandalam Raman Kutty Nair has been awarded the First Kerala State Kathakali Award.

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  • 13. 

    The book ""Sooryakanthi "" is written by            

    • A.

      O.N.V.kurup

    • B.

      G.Sankarakurup

    • C.

      Vallathol

    • D.

      Changampuzha

    Correct Answer
    B. G.Sankarakurup
    Explanation
    The book "Sooryakanthi" is written by G. Sankarakurup.

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  • 14. 

    The first short story in Malayalam             

    • A.

      Kadaltheerath

    • B.

      Vasana vikrithi

    • C.

      Kundalatha

    • D.

      Vellappokkathil

    Correct Answer
    B. Vasana vikrithi
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Vasana vikrithi". This short story is the first one in Malayalam.

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  • 15. 

    .Sandal forest in Kerala           

    • A.

      Marayoor

    • B.

      Punalur

    • C.

      Pathanamthitta

    • D.

      Edackal

    Correct Answer
    A. Marayoor
    Explanation
    Marayoor is the correct answer because it is known for its sandalwood forest in Kerala. Marayoor is a town located in the Idukki district of Kerala and is famous for its natural beauty and sandalwood trees. The sandalwood forest in Marayoor is one of the largest in India and attracts tourists from all over the world. The forest is also home to various other flora and fauna, making it a popular destination for nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts.

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  • 16. 

    Forest Industries Travancore is situated in           

    • A.

      Aluva

    • B.

      Thiruvananthapuram

    • C.

      Palode

    • D.

      Peechi

    Correct Answer
    A. Aluva
    Explanation
    Forest Industries Travancore is situated in Aluva.

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  • 17. 

    The First President of "Kerala Sahithya Academy"             

    • A.

      Sardar K.M.Panicker

    • B.

      P.N.Panicker

    • C.

      P.Valsala

    • D.

      P.kunjiraman Nair

    Correct Answer
    A. Sardar K.M.Panicker
    Explanation
    Sardar K.M. Panicker is the correct answer because he was the first president of the Kerala Sahithya Academy.

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  • 18. 

    The name of the river that flows through the Silent Valley in Kerala ?                         

    • A.

      Kunthippuzha

    • B.

      Chandragirippuzha

    • C.

      Poorappuzha

    • D.

      Periyar

    Correct Answer
    A. Kunthippuzha
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Kunthippuzha. The Kunthippuzha river flows through the Silent Valley in Kerala.

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  • 19. 

    The Monsoon which brings rains in Kerala during the period October-November is called            

    • A.

      North East Monsoon

    • B.

      South-West monsoon

    Correct Answer
    A. North East Monsoon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is North East Monsoon. The monsoon that brings rains in Kerala during the period of October-November is known as the North East Monsoon. This monsoon is characterized by winds blowing from the northeast direction, bringing rainfall to the region. The South-West monsoon, on the other hand, occurs during the months of June-September and brings rainfall to other parts of India.

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  • 20. 

    "Horthus Malabaricus" a seventeenth century book published in 12 volumes by the Dutch describes "             

    • A.

      Ancient History of Kerala

    • B.

      Medicinal Plants of Kerala

    • C.

      Animals of Kerala

    • D.

      About Tranvancore

    Correct Answer
    B. Medicinal Plants of Kerala
    Explanation
    "Horthus Malabaricus" is a seventeenth-century book published in 12 volumes by the Dutch. The book specifically focuses on the topic of "Medicinal Plants of Kerala." It provides detailed information about the various medicinal plants found in the region of Kerala, their properties, and their traditional uses. The book is a valuable resource for those interested in the medicinal flora of Kerala and its historical significance in traditional medicine practices.

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