Frequently Asked PSC Questions about kerala | Kerala PSC Informative Website

Frequently Asked PSC Questions about kerala

  • The capital of Kerala state is Thiruvananthapuram
  • The High Court is at Ernakulam
  •  The chief crops of the Kerala states are : Rice, Cashew nut, Arecanut, Coconut, Cotton, Pepper, Sugarcane, Rubber, Coffee, Tea, Ginger, Cardamom and Tapioca.
  • The important minerals of the Kerala state are Ilminite, Monozite, Zircon, Sillmanite, Clay, Quartz and lime shell.
  • The main industries are Coir, Cashew, Rubber, Tea, Ceramics, Electric and Electronic appliances, Telephone Cables, Transformers, Bricks, Plywood, Cigar, Soaps and Oil fertilizers.
  • The chief projects are Periyar, Pamba, Kallada, Kuttiadi, Muvattupuzha, Pallivasal, Sengula, Peringalkuthu, Sholayar, Malampuzha, Chalakudy and Sabarigiri.
  • According to 2001 Census the most literate state in India is Kerala.
  • Kottayam is the first municipal town in India to attain full literacy (1989).
  • Ernakulam is the first district in India to attain full literacy (1990).
  • Kerala is the first baby friendly state in India (announced 2002 Aug-1)
  • Kerala is known as "Gods own Country".
  • Kerala state was formed on 1956 November 1.
  • Kerala is the 3rd largest densely populated state (819 per square kilometer)
  • Sex Ratio of Kerala is 1058 (2001)
  • Kerala accounts for 92% of rubber in India, 70% of Coconut, 60% tapioca, and nearly 100% lemon grass oil.
  • Kerala represents only 1.18% of land in India but accounts for nearly 3.1% of Indian population.
  • Kerala has 44 rivers out of which only 3 flows eastward.
  • Because of the climate and historical condition Kerala opted for commercial agriculture more than food crops.
  • Kerala has two international airports, Trivandrum and Nedumbassery (Cochin). The Nedumbassery International Airport was the first airport in the country to be constructed with private participation.
  • India's first Bachat (saving) district in Ernakulam.
  • Average life expectancy of Keralaites  is 71.3. The child mortality rate is 16 per 1000 live births which is the lowest in the country.
  • The popular dances form of Kerala are Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Ottamthullal etc..
  • The first power plant in North Malabar has been inaugurated at Mylatti.

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