Karnataka Quiz - Part 1

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Karnataka Quiz - Part 1

How well do you know the state of Karnataka? Quiz yourself. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On what date was the State of Mysore formed which eventually got renamed as Karnataka in 1973?
    • A. 

      November 1st, 1956

    • B. 

      November 1st, 1947

    • C. 

      November 1st, 1965

    • D. 

      November 2nd, 1956

  • 2. 
    How many districts made up Karnataka as on 2013?
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      35

  • 3. 
    Which city in Karnataka is a major contributor to silk production and processing in India?
    • A. 

      Chalgeri

    • B. 

      Doddaballapura

    • C. 

      Mysore

    • D. 

      Bangalore

  • 4. 
    What is the contribution of Karnataka to India's overall trade in floriculture?
    • A. 

      35%

    • B. 

      22%

    • C. 

      98%

    • D. 

      75%

  • 5. 
    Which major empire of the 14th century established its headquarters at Hosapattana on the banks of river Tungabhadra in today's Bellary district?
    • A. 

      Rastrakuta Empire

    • B. 

      Chalukya Empire

    • C. 

      Vijayanagara Empire

    • D. 

      Pallava Empire

  • 6. 
    Which were the first kingdoms to use Kannada in administration?
    • A. 

      Kadamba and Western Ganga kingdoms

    • B. 

      Chalukya kingdom

    • C. 

      Vijayanagara kingdom

    • D. 

      Rastrakuta kingdom

  • 7. 
    Who first put forth the idea of integrating all Kannada regions of Madras Province and north Karnataka with Mysore kingdom and work towards forming a separate Kannada speaking province back in 1890?
    • A. 

      B. S. Kakkillaya

    • B. 

      Alur Venkata Rao

    • C. 

      Deshpande S

    • D. 

      K. R. Karanth

  • 8. 
    Who composed the famous song "Udayavagali namma cheluva kannada nadu" that stands forĀ "Let our charming Kannada land dawn!."
    • A. 

      Kengal Hanumanthaiah

    • B. 

      Gudleppa Hallikeri

    • C. 

      Sidappa Kambli

    • D. 

      Huilgol Narayana Rao

  • 9. 
    What magnum opus authored by Alur Venkata Rao spoke about the rich history of Karnataka?
    • A. 

      Karnataka Itihasa Vaibhava

    • B. 

      Karnataka Gatha Vaibhava

    • C. 

      Karnataka Vaibhava

    • D. 

      Karnataka - Ondu Shrimantha Itihasa

  • 10. 
    15th September every year is celebrated as Engineer's day in memory of which person from Karnataka who was recognized with the Bharat Ratna and the Knight Commander of Indian Empire awards for his contributions to public good?
    • A. 

      Mokshagundam Vishveshwariah

    • B. 

      Kengal Hanumanthaiah

    • C. 

      Sidappa Kambli

    • D. 

      Karnad Sadashiva Rao

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