Facts About Kerala – Questions and Answers

  1. Official Animal – Elephant
  2. Official Bird – Hornbill
  3. Official Tree – Coconut Tree
  4. Official Flower – Golden Shower
  5. Official Drink – Tender Coconut Water
  6. Official Fish – Pearl Spot
  7. Formed on – 1st November 1956
  8. Capital – Thiruvananthapuram
  9. Total Area – 38,863 Km2
  10. Total Population – 3,33,87,677
  11. Density of population : 860 km2
  12. Sex Ratio : 1084/1000
  13. Districts – 14
  14. Block Panchayats – 152
  15. Grama Panchayats – 978
  16. Revenue Divisions – 21
  17. Taluks – 75
  18. Municipalities – 60
  19. Corporations – 5
  20. Assembly Seats – 140
  21. Lok Sabha Seats – 20
  22. Rajya Sabha Seats – 9
  23. Rivers – 44
  24. Lakes – 34
  25. District with largest area of of forest – Idukki
  26. District with least of forest – Alappuzha
  27. Districts with most number of Taluks – Ernakulam, Malappuram
  28. District with least number of Taluks – Wayanad
  29. District with most number of Block Panchayats – Thrissur
  30. District with least number of Block Panchayats – Wayanad
  31. District with most number of Grama Panchayat – Malappuram
  32. District with least number of Grama Panchayat – Wayanad
  33. District with most number of Municipalities – Ernakulam
  34. Most Industrialised district – Ernakulam (2nd – Palakkad)
  35. District with most number of Post Offices – Thrissur
  36. District with most number of Railway Stations – Thiruvananthapuram
  37. Southernmost Taluk – Neyyattinkara
  38. Northernmost Taluk – Kasaragod
  39. Southernmost Assembly constituency – Parassala
  40. Northernmost Assembly Constituency – Manjeswaram
  41. Largest District – Palakkad
  42. Smallest District – Alappuzha
  43. Largest Taluk – Ernad
  44. Most Populous District – Malappuram
  45. Least populous district – Wayanad
  46. Densely populated district – Thiruvananthapuram
  47. Least densely populated district – Idukki
  48. The most populated city – Thiruvananthapuram
  49. The least populated city – Thrissur
  50. District with highest population growth rate – Malappuram
  51. District with the lowest population growth rate – Pathanamthitta
  52. District with highest sex ratio – Kannur (1133/1000)
  53. District with lowest sex ratio – Idukki (1006/1000)
  54. The most literate district – Pathanamthitta
  55. The least literate district – Palakkad
  56. The first town to achieve full literacy – Kottayam (1989)
  57. The first District to achieve full literacy – Ernakulam (1990)
  58. Kerala was declared as the first fully literate state in 1991
  59. Who was the Chief Minister when Kerala attained 100% literacy in 1991? – E.K. Nayanar
  60. Kannur is the only cantonment in Kerala
  61. ‘Land of sandal forest’ in Kerala: Marayur
  62. In which district is Chinnar sanctuary? Idukky
  63. The hill ditricts in Kerala: Idukky, Wayanad
  64. Where is Ulloor Memorial? Jagathy (Tvpm)
  65. The capital of Kerala state is Thiruvananthapuram
  66. The High Court is at Ernakulam
  67. The first acting Governor of Kerala – P.S. Rao
  68. The first Governor of Kerala – B.Ramakrishna Rao
  69. The first Malayali woman to become the Governor of an Indian state – Fathima Beevi (Tamil Nadu)
  70. The first Malayali to become the Governor – V.P. Menon (Orissa)
  71. The first Malayali Governor of Kerala – V. Viswanathan
  72. The first woman governor of Kerala – Jyothi Venkidachalam
  73. The second woman governor of Kerala – Ram Dulari Sinha
  74. The third woman governor of Kerala – Sheila Dixshit
  75. The first Governor of Kerala to die while serving – Sikkandhar Bhakt
  76. The second Governor of Kerala to die in harness – M.O.H. Farook
  77. The Kerala Governor to become the President of India – V.V. Giri
  78. The first Congress Chief Minister of Kerala – R. Sankar
  79. R. Sankar was the first to become the Chief Minister of Kerala after holding the position of Deputy Chief Minister.
  80. The first Kerala Chief Minister expelled through no-confidence motion – R.Sankar
  81. First Kerala Chief Minister from backward community – R.Sankar
  82. First deputy Chief Minister of Kerala – R.Sankar
  83. The K.P.C.C President during the Vimochana Samaram – R. Sankar
  84.  The chief crops of the Kerala states are : Rice, Cashew nut, Arecanut, Coconut, Cotton, Pepper, Sugarcane, Rubber, Coffee, Tea, Ginger, Cardamom and Tapioca.
  85. The important minerals of the Kerala state are Ilminite, Monozite, Zircon, Sillmanite, Clay, Quartz and lime shell.
  86. The main industries are Coir, Cashew, Rubber, Tea, Ceramics, Electric and Electronic appliances, Telephone Cables, Transformers, Bricks, Plywood, Cigar, Soaps and Oil fertilizers.
  87. The chief projects are Periyar, Pamba, Kallada, Kuttiadi, Muvattupuzha, Pallivasal, Sengula, Peringalkuthu, Sholayar, Malampuzha, Chalakudy and Sabarigiri.
  88. According to 2001 Census the most literate state in India is Kerala.
  89. Kottayam is the first municipal town in India to attain full literacy (1989).
  90. Ernakulam is the first district in India to attain full literacy (1990).
  91. Kerala is the first baby friendly state in India (announced 2002 Aug-1)
  92. Kerala is known as “Gods own Country”.
  93. Kerala state was formed on 1956 November 1.
  94. Kerala is the 3rd largest densely populated state (819 per square kilometer)
  95. Sex Ratio of Kerala is 1058 (2001)
  96. How many West following rivers are there in Kerala? Ans: 41
  97. Biggest back water of Kerala? – Vembanadu Lake
  98. How many Rajya Sabha seats are there from Kerala? – 9
  99. The longest river in Kerala – Periyar
  100. Malayali Memorial Revolt was in the year? – 1891
  101. Vaikom Sathyagaraham was launched in the year? – 1924
  102. The IMR (Infant Morality Rate) of Kerala is Approximately? – 13 per 1000
  103. Kerala accounts for 92% of rubber in India, 70% of Coconut, 60% tapioca, and nearly 100% lemon grass oil.
  104. Kerala represents only 1.18% of land in India but accounts for nearly 3.1% of Indian population.
  105. Kerala has 44 rivers out of which only 3 flows eastward.
  106. Because of the climate and historical condition Kerala opted for commercial agriculture more than food crops.
  107. 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.
  108. India’s first Bachat (saving) district in Ernakulam.
  109. 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.
  110. The popular dances form of Kerala are Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Ottamthullal etc..
  111. The first power plant in North Malabar has been inaugurated at Mylatti.
  112. In which district is Thunchan Memorial – Malappuram
  113. Kunchan Nambiar Memorial is situated at: Ambalappuzha
  114. The temple with woman priest: Mannarassala
  115. Boat race related to Amabalappuzha temple: Chambakkulam
  116. Boat race related to Harippad temple: Payippat
  117. temple is famous for the worship of Snakes Mannarassala
  118. Which temple is known as ‘the Palani of Kerala’ – Harippad
  119. Koodiyattom belongs to – Kerala
  120. Which is known as ‘bird village in Kerala’? Nooranad
  121. Who called Alappuzha ‘Venice of the East’ for the first time? Lord Curzon
  122. An ancient Buddhist centre in Alapuzha distirict? Srimulavasam
  123. The place where Parthasarathy Temple is situated? Aranmula
  124. The temple known as ‘Dakshina Mookambi’: Panchikkad
  125. Wagon Tragedy Memorial Hall is situated at: Tirur
  126. Changampuzha memorial is situated at: Edappally
  127. Kondoty, where Moyinkutty Vaidyar Memorial is situated is in the district of: Malappuram
  128. P Kunjiraman Nair memorial is at: Kollengode
  129. Muloor S Padamanabha Panikker memorial is at: Ilavumthitta
  130. Murajapam in Padmanabha Swami Temple is held every … years
  131. The radio station in Travancore started functioning in:
  132. The place in Thiruvananthapuram district from where Graphite ore is obtained: Vellanad
  133. The district that is the largest producer of Tapioca? Thiruvananthapuram
  134. In which district is Ponmudi hill station? Thiruvananthapuram
  135. The MC Road and NH meet at: Kesavadasapuram
  136. Where is Papanasam beach? Varkala
  137. During the period of Swati Tirunal, the Hajur Kacheri (Secretariat) of Travancore was shifted to Thiruvananthapuram from: Kollam
  138. Ceramic Factory in Kerala is situated at: Kundara
  139. M.C.Road connects Thiruvananthapuram and …….. Angamali
  140. The king who shifted the capital of Travancore from Padmanabhapuram to Thiruvanananthapuram? Dharma Raja
  141. In a new secretariat building was constructed in Thiruvananthapuram during the reign of Ayilyam Tirunal under the supervision of Dewan …… T.Madhava Rao
  142. In the legislative council in Travancore started functioning at: Thiruvananthapuram
  143. The Kollam – Kottappuram strech of West Coast Canal is known as: National Waterway-3
  144. The place in Kerala where China clay is abundant: Kundara
  145. The seat of Ilayidathu swaroopam in Travancore history was: Kottarakkara
  146. Vallikkavu, where the Ashram of Amritanandamayi is situated is in the district of: Kollam
  147. Which of the following place in Kerala is famous for cashew industry? Kollam
  148. The famous statue in front of the Govt. Secretariat, Thiruvananthapuram from which the name ‘Statue Junction’ is evolved, is that of: Madhava Rao
  149. The southernmost taluk in Kerala: Neyyatinkara
  150. Where is Lakshmi Bhai College of Physical Education? Karyavattom
  151. In which district is Neyyar Wild Life Sanctuary? Thiruvananthapuram
  152. The highest peak in Thiruvananthapuram district: Agasthyamala
  153. In which distict the Shendurney wild life sanctuary is situated? Kollam
  154. The Alapuzha district was formed in mainly by the bifurcation of: Kollam
  155. Neendakara Azhi connects …… and Arabian sea: Ashtamudi lake
  156. MN Govindan Nair started One Lakh Housing Scheme at: Chithara
  157. The place where Duryodhana Temple is situated in Kollam district: Malanada
  158. The district with least coastline: Kollam
  159. The seat of Ilayidathu swaroopam in Travancore history was: Kottarakkara
  160. The only district in South Kerala without coastline: Pathanamthitta
  161. Which boat race is known as ‘Pooram in Water’? Aranmula boat race
  162. Which was the capital of the kingdom of Chempakassery? Ambalappuzha
  163. An area in Kerala which is situated below sea level: Kuttanad
  164. Karumadikkuttan, a statue obtained from Alappuzha district is believed to be related to: Buddhism
  165. Where is Chinnakkada ground situated? Kollam
  166. The substance used to make Aranmula mirror: Metal
  167. The place where ‘Chilanthi temple’ situated in Pathanamthitta district: Kodumon
  168. Mannadi, the place where Velu Thampy Dalawa committed suicide is in the district of: Pathanamthitta
  169. The season of Sabarimala pilgrimage: November- January
  170. In which month Maramon Convention is conducted on the banks of Pamba? February
  171. Thonnakkal in Thiruvananthapuram district is famous for the memorial of: Kumaranasan
  172. The founder of ‘Samathwa Samajam”: Ayya Vaikundar
  173. Who was called the ‘Lincoln of Kerala’? – Pandit Karuppan
  174. Sivagiri Theerthadanam, was conceived by Vallabhasseri Govindan Vaidyar and : T K Kittan Writer
  175. Who was also known as ‘Kumara Gurudevan’? – Poikayil Yohannan
  176. Who was also known by the name ‘Sree Bhatarakan’? – Chattampi Swamikal
  177. Who was instrumental in the establishment of “Muslim Aikya Sangham”, a united Muslim forum for all the Muslims of the Travancore, Cochin and Malabar regions? – Vakkom Maulavi
  178. Panmana Ashramam is related to: Chattampi Swamikal
  179.  Who translated the ‘Atmopadeshasatakam’ of Sree Narayana Guru into English with the Title ‘Centiloquy to the Self”? – Nataraja Guru
  180. The name ‘Muthukutty’ was the childhood name of: Ayya Vaikundar
  181. The first to establish a printing press in Kerala without foreign support: Kuriakode Elias Chavara
  182. The founder of ‘Islam Dharma Paripalana Sangham’: Vakkom Moulavi
  183. ‘Adwaitha Chintha Paddhathi was written by’: Chattampi Swamikal
  184. ‘Baalaakalesam’ was autored by: Pandit Karuppan
  185. ‘Daiva Dasakam’ was authored by: Sree Narayana Guru
  186. The first medical graduate from Ezhava community in Travancore: Dr.Palpu
  187. “To change the Nampoothiri into human” was the slogan of which organisation? – Yogakshema Sabha
  188. In which year Kumaranasan became the president of S.N.D.P.Yogam? – /li>
  189. In which year Sadhujana Paripalana Sangham became ‘Pulaya Mahasabha’? – /li>
  190. Kumarakodi is the final resting place of: Kumaranasan
  191. Cochin Pulaya Maha Sabha was founded by: Pandit Karuppan
  192. Sahodaran Ayyappan memorial is at: Idappally
  193. Where is Kunjan Memorial in Palghat district: Lakkadi
  194. Whose memorial is situated at Kotayi in Palakkad district? Chembai Vaidhyanatha Bhagavathar
  195. What is known as ‘Dakshina Nalanda’? Kanthallur Sala
  196. The area known as the ‘granary of Travancore’, which is now in Kanyakumari district: Nanjinad
  197. Birth place of Saktibhadra, the author of ‘Ascharyachoodamani’: Kodumo
  198. The birth place of Chattampi Swamikal: Kannammoola
  199. Padayani is the folk arts form of the district of: Pathanamthitta
  200. The only railway station in Pathanamthitta district: Thiruvalla
  201. The boat race which held on the second Saturday of August every year: Nehru Trophy
  202. Thycal, where remains of of an ancient ship obtained is in the district of: Alappuzha
  203. The area in Kerala that receives least rain fall: Chinnar
  204. The island formed after the dredging activities of the Cochin port: Wellington
  205. The place related to Athachamayam: Thrikkakkara
  206. In which district Nedumbassery air port is situated? Ernakulam
  207. In which district is Brahmapuram diesel project? Ernakulam
  208. The headquarters of the Dutch territories in Kerala during the colonial regime was: Kochi
  209. In which district is Kodanad elephant training centre? Ernakulam
  210. The only major port in Kerala: Kochi
  211. The port in Kerala which was developed by Robert Bristo into a major port: Kochi
  212. In which district is Bhutathankettu? Ernakulam
  213. In which district is Mangalavanam sanctuary situated? Ernakulam
  214. Nehru Trophy Boat race is in: Punnamada
  215. The church where Vasco da Gama was buried at Kochi. St.Francis Church
  216. The place in Kerala where St.Thomas landed in AD Malyankara
  217. The International Stadium at Kaloor in Ernakulam district is named after: Jawaharlal Nehru
  218. Aluva in Ernakulam is famous for ……. celebration. Sivarathri
  219. The place known as the ‘Gateway to high range’: Kothamangalam
  220. Which is known as ‘the green lungs of Kochi’? Mangalavanam
  221. In which district is Mooriyad lake? Thrissur
  222. In which district Peechi dam is situated? Thrissur
  223. The place where an observatory was established in ancient Kerala: Mahodayapuram
  224. The corporation in Kerala without coastline: Thrissur
  225. Which temple is known as ‘Dakshina Dwaraka’? Guruvayur
  226. Silent Valley is in the district of: Palakkad
  227. In which district is J.P. Smritivana is situated? Palakkad
  228. Jainimedu, where Kumaranasan wrote ‘Veenapoovu’ is in the district of: Palakkad
  229. The area where black soil is found in Kerala: Chittur
  230. Ezhuthachan passed away at: Chittur
  231. The district abundant in cotton soil: Palakkad
  232. Karippur, where the Kozhikode air port is situated is in the district of: Malappuram
  233. Venue of Mamankom was: Thirunavaya
  234. The headquarters of naval force of Zamorin at the time of the arrival of Vasco da Gama was: Ponnani
  235. Where is Thekkinkad ground, which is the venue of the famous Pooram festival? Thrissur
  236. The capital of Kulasekharas was: Mahodayapuram
  237. In which district is Chimminy Sanctuary? Thrissur
  238. In which district is Punnayurkkulam? Thrissur
  239. The Triprayar temple in Thrissur ditrict is dedicated to: Srirama
  240. The seat of Azhvanchery Tambrakkal is …… near Thirunavaya: Athavanad
  241. In which district is Kadampuzha temple? Malappuram
  242. Thusharagiri is a tourish centre in the district of: Kozhikode
  243. NH connects Moolahalla and: Kozhikode
  244. Muthanga wild life sanctuary is in the district of: Wayanad
  245. The district in Kerala shares border with Tamil Nadu and Karnataka: Wayanad
  246. The taluk in Kerala shares border with Tamil Nadu and Karnataka: Sulthan Bathery
  247. Sweet Meet Street (SM Street) or Mitayitheruvu which is plot of “Oru Theruvinte Katha’ by SK Pottakkad is in the district of: Kozhikode
  248. The second city Corporation in in Kerala: Kozhikode
  249. Mananchira Ground is at: Kozhikode
  250. Kappad, where Vasco da Gama landed on h May, is in the district of: Kozhikode
  251. The museum at East Hill in Kozhikode is named after: Pazhassi Raja
  252. The headquarters of Malabar district during the British regime: Kozhikode
  253. The headquarters of areas of Malabar when it was under the control of Tipu Sultan: Farokk
  254. The districts in Kerala without railway line are Idukky and: Wayanad
  255. The districts that lead in the production of spices are Idukky and…… Wayanad
  256. In which district is Sugandhagiri Project? Wayanad
  257. The headquarters of Wayanad district: Kalpetta
  258. In which district is Valliyurkavu? Wayanad
  259. Kerala Folklore Academy is at: Kannur
  260. In which district is Aralam santuary? Kannur
  261. Andhakaranazhi connects …… and Arabian sea: Vembanad lake
  262. The port established by Raja Kesavadas, Dewan of Travancore: Alappuzha
  263. In which district is Thanneermukkom Barrage? Alappuzha
  264. In which district is Punnapra-Vayalar Memorial? Alappuzha
  265. Thanneermukkam barrage is across : Vembanad lake
  266. NH-begins in Kerala at: Edappally
  267. Oil Refinery in Kerala is situated at: Ambalamugal
  268. Which European power built Bolghatty Palace? Dutch
  269. The place in Kerala where rice is cultivated below sea level: Kuttanad
  270. The district in Kerala with least reserve forest: Alappuzha
  271. Which beach is the back ground of the novel ‘Chemmeen”? Purakkad
  272. The headquarters of Idukky district: Painav
  273. Power house of Idukky hydel project is situated at: Moolamattom
  274. The village in Idukky district that was ceded to Ernakulam district, which shifted the Idukky district to the second rank in area: Kuttampuzha
  275. The island formed after the flood of Vypin
  276. INS Venduruthy is situated at: Kochi
  277. In which district is Malayatoor, a holy place for Christians? Ernakulam
  278. The Smart City Project is implemented at: Kochi
  279. Which temple is related to ‘Makam Thozhal’? Chottanikkara
  280. French occupied area in Kerala was: Mahe
  281. In which district is Puralimala? Kannur
  282. In which district is Parassinikadav Muthappan temple? Kannur
  283. The place known as ‘Second Bardoli’: Payyannur
  284. Which town is known as ‘Circus town in Kerala’: Thalassery
  285. The fort in Kerala built by Sivappa Naik of Bidanur: Bakel
  286. The pass that connects Kerala and Kudagu: Perambady
  287. The place known as ‘the Cherrapunji of Kerala’: Lakkidi
  288. Which European power built the Thalassery fort? British
  289. The district of the Union Territory of Puducherry that shares border with Kerala: Mahe
  290. Which place was the centre of activities of Herman Gundert? Thalassery
  291. In which district is Mappila bay harbour? Kannur
  292. The seat of Arakkal kingdom, the only Muslim dynasty in Kerala: Kannur
  293. Which district in Kerala has the least number of Taluks? Wayanad
  294. The northernmost back water in Kerala: Uppala
  295. Which area was called ‘Martha’ by the foreigners? Karunagappally
  296. The Palaruvi waterfalls is in the district of: Kollam
  297. In which district the tourist spot Perumthenaruvi is situated? Pathanamthitta
  298. In which district is Ramakkalmedu, the famous tourist centre? Idukky
  299. Veli tourist village is in the district of: Thiruvananthapuram
  300. The place famous for ‘Muniyaras’: Marayur
  301. The place in Idukky district, famous for sandal forests: Marayur
  302. The place in Kerala famous for ‘Neelakurinji’: Munnar
  303. The place known as ‘Naura’ in ancient period: Kannur
  304. The place where a garden was built in memory of the national leaders: Peruvannamuzhi
  305. Where is ‘Joothakkulam’ in Kerala? Madayi
  306. Where is Pazhassi Kudeeram situated? Mananthavady
  307. Which area was once known as Chempakassery? Ambalappuzha
  308. Which area was once known as Karappuram? Cherthala
  309. Which sanctuary was formerly known as Nellikkampatty? Thekkady
  310. Which river was known as ‘Baris’ in ancient times: Pamba
  311. The region known as ‘Porainadu’ in Sangam age: Palakkad
  312. Edakkal Caves are in the district of: Wayanad
  313. In which century Kathakali was originated? h
  314. In which district is Agasthyarkootam? Thiruvananthapuram
  315. In which district is Athirappally- Vazhachal waterfalls: Thrissur
  316. In which district is Kuruva island? Wayanad
  317. In which district is Sankhumukham beach? Thiruvananthapuram
  318. In which district is Thattekkad bird santuary? Ernakulam
  319. In which lake is Pathiramanal island? Vembanad
  320. In which place is Papanasam beach? Varkala
  321. Payyoli beach is in the district of: Kozhikode
  322. Pookkode lake is in the district of: Wayanad
  323. Satvikam, Angikam, Vachikam and Aharyam are four types of: Acting
  324. Subhadradhananjayam and Thapathisamvaranam were written by: Kulasekharavarma
  325. Summer station of erstwhile princely state of Travancore, situated in Idukky district: Peerumedu
  326. Swati Thirunal constructed ‘Kuthira Malika’ at: Thiruvananthapuram
  327. Thankassery light house is in the district of: Kollam
  328. The exponent of Kathakali: Kottarakkara Thampuran
  329. The first person in Kerala to write Sanskrit Drama: Saktibhadran
  330. The mudras of ‘Kathakali’ are adopted from: Koodiyattam
  331. The place known as ‘little Mecca’: Ponnani
  332. Where is ‘Joothakkunnu’ in Kerala? Chavakkad
  333. Which art form is exclusively performed by the members of Chakyarkooth? Koodiyattam
  334. Which palace is in Tamil Nadu but it is owned by the Government of Kerala? Padmanabhapuram
  335. Who renovated the Krishnapuram palace? Marthandavarma
  336. Primitive form of Kathakali: Ramanattam
  337. The literary part of Kathakali: Attakkatha
  338. A dance form evolved in Kerala under the patronage of Christian Church: Chavittunatakam
  339. Ammannur Madhava Chakyar is related to: Koodiyattom
  340. Chavittunatakam was evolved as an alternative to: Kathakali
  341. In which district is Chakkulath Kavu? Alappuzha
  342. In which district is Fantacy Park? Palakkad
  343. In which district is Pathiramanal island? Alappuzha
  344. In which district is Wagamon? Idukky
  345. Mudiyettu is an art form related to ……. temples: Bhadrakali
  346. St.Angelos fort in Kannur was built by the: Portuguese
  347. The birth place of Chavittunatakam: Matttancherry
  348. The Dutch Palace of Kochi was built by the: Portuguese
  349. The fort built by Somasekhara Naik of Ikkeri dynasty: Hosdurg
  350. The fort in Thiruvananthapuram district that was built by the British in h century: Anchengo
  351. The most refined dance form of Kerala: Kathakali
  352. The present form of Kathakali was designed by: Kottayam Thampuran
  353. Which art form is performed by the members of Malayan and Mannan communities? Theyyam
  354. Which traditional art form is related to Pulluvar? Sarpam Thullal
  355. Which work is also known as ‘Ashtapadi’? Gitagovinda
  356. Who authored ‘Prananathenenikku nalkiya paramananda rasathe’? Irayimman Thampy
  357. Who designed the current form of dressing in Mohiniyattam? Swati Trunal
  358. Charalkkunnu is a hill station in …… district. Pathanamthitta
  359. In which district is Kappil beach? Kasargod
  360. In which district is Pakshipathalam? Wayanad
  361. In which district is Payyambalam beach? Kannur
  362. In which district Pookkode lake is situated? Wayanad
  363. In which hills the famous Edakkal caves are situated? Ambukuthimal
  364. In which place Jadayupara is situated? Chadayamangalam
  365. The area known as Sairandrivanam in Mahabharat: Silent Valley
  366. The famous marine drive in Kerala is at: Ernakulam
  367. The national park which is famous lion tailed macaque: Silent Valley
  368. Who is regarded as the father of Yakshagana? Parthy Subban
  369. Who wrote the song’ Omanathinkal Kidavo’? Irayimman Thampy
  370. In which century Thacholi Othernan lived? h
  371. “Thekkan style’ in Kathakali was expounded by: Kaplingattu Namboothiri
  372. A film directed by Priyadarshan that depicts a story in the back ground of freedom struggle of India: Kalapani
  373. Gajendramoksham can be seen at the palace of: Krishnapuram
  374. In which district is ‘Arjuna Nritham’ is a famous dance form? Kottayam
  375. Oppana is a dance form performed by the women of …… community: Muslim
  376. Padayani is a dance form popular in the district of: Pathanamthitta
  377. The famous ‘Ezharapponnana’ of Ettumanoor temple is made up of: Wood
  378. The film based on the theme of ‘Count of Monte Christo’ by Alexander Dumas: Padayottam
  379. The film based on the theme of ‘Othallo’ of Shakespeare: Kaliyattam
  380. The film ‘Yugapurushan’ depicts the life of: Srinarayana Guru
  381. The first Dolby sterio film in Malayalam: Kalapani
  382. The first film directed by M T Vasudevan Nair: Nirmalyam
  383. The first Malayalam film to get Golden Camera award in Cannes film festival: Maranasimhasanam
  384. The first state in India to start the cultivation of Rubber: Kerala
  385. The city in Kerala where 3 G Facility was launched for the first time in the state? – Kozhikode
  386. The first Woman Minister of the State of Kerala? – K.R. Gowri Amma
  387. The district which is the largest producer of rubber – Kottayam
  388. Which is called ”The City of Raja Kesavadas”? – Alappuzha
  389. Who has the largest tenure as the Chief Minister of Kerala? – E.K. Nayanar
  390. The leader of renaissance in Kerala whose real name was subbarayan – Thycaud Ayya
  391. The founder of Travancore Ezhava Sabha – Dr. Palpu
  392. In which district is Nallalam Thermal Power Project? – Kozhikode
  393. The city where the first F M Station of Akasavani was started? – Kochi
  394. The last king of Travancore – Sri Chithira Thirunal
  395. In Which district is Dharmadom Island? – Kannur
  396. The founder of the first general hospital in kerala – Ayilyam Tirunal
  397. Which is called the district of migrants? – Idukki
  398. Who started the newspaper ‘Dinamani’ in 1954? – R. Sankar
  399. In which district is palaruvi waterfalls ? – Kollam
  400. In which district is Ananthapuram lake temple? – Kasaragod
  401. In which district is Mooriyad lake? – Thrissur
  402. The first editor of the newspaper ‘Mathrubhumi’ – K.P. Kesavamenon
  403. Who introduced Narayana Guru to Thycaud Ayya? – Chattampi Swamikal
  404. Who was the first person selected from kerala by gandhiji for individual satyagraha in 1940 – K. Kelappan
  405. The headquarters of Kerala Agricultural University: Mannuthy
  406. The largest strike organised by the Communist party in Kerala: Punnapra-Vayalar
  407. The Malayalam film in which Latha Mangeshkar was a playback singer: Nellu
  408. The Malayalam film in which no woman was acted: Mathilukal
  409. The poet who revived Kathakali: Vallathol
  410. Which crop is known as ‘the gold of the wasteland’? Cashew
  411. The first film in Malayalam was made based on a literary work: Marthandavarma
  412. The first Malayalam film that was nominated for Oscar: Guru
  413. The first Malayalam film to get President’s silver medal: Neelakkuyil
  414. The first film society in Kerala: Chitralekha
  415. The first film to get the award of Govt. of Kerala for best film: Kumarasambhavam
  416. Which district has the least area under paddy cultivation? Idukky
  417. Which district in Kerala has the largest area under paddy cultivation? Palakkad
  418. Which vesha is usually used for female charecters in Kathakali? Minukku
  419. The Keralite who wrote a book on ‘Karl Marx’ in K Ramakrishna Pillai
  420. The king of Travancore who encouraged Tapioca cultivation: Visakham Tirunal
  421. The largest mural painting in Kerala: Gajendramoksham
  422. The mural painting ‘Aghoramoorthy’ can be seen at the temple of: Ettumanoor
  423. The slogan ‘American Model Arabikkadalil’ is related to: Punnapra-Vayalar
  424. The year of split in Communist Party:
  425. The youngest Malayalam actress to get national award for best actress: Monisha
  426. What is called the ‘king of spices’? Pepper
  427. What is known as ‘queen of spices’? Cardomom
  428. What is known as the ‘grains of paradise’? Cardomom
  429. Who led Communist Party of India(Marxist) in Kerala after the split? EMS
  430. The first rubber park in Kerala: Airapuram
  431. Which is the cash crop cultivated in the largest area in Kerala? Rubber
  432. Gandhiji visited Kerala for the first time in:
  433. Gandhiji visited Kerala for the last time in:
  434. In which year ‘Abstention movement’ was started in Travancore?
  435. Karivellur strike was in:
  436. Kayyur strike was in:
  437. Name the newspaper launched in at Kozhikode as the mouthpiece of Communist party in Kerala: Desabhimani
  438. Narauyana Guru established ‘Adwaithasramam’ at Aluva in:
  439. Swadeshabhimani K Ramakrishna Pillai was banished from Travancore for alleged charge of sedition, in the year:
  440. Swadeshabhimani K Ramakrishna Pillai was passed away in:
  441. The first Malabar political conference was held under the aegis of Congress and Home Rule League in:
  442. The prohibition on the Communist party was withdrawn in:
  443. The publication of ‘Desabhimani’, the mouth piece of Communist was started in from: Kozhikode
  444. The year in which Kerala Kaumudi was started publication under the leadership of CV Kunhuraman with Mooloor S Padmanabha Panicker as editor:
  445. The year of Morazha incident in which KPR Gopalan was sentenced for capital punishment:
  446. Under whose leadeship Kochi Rajya Prajamandalam was formed in VR Krishanezhuthachan
  447. The district which is the largest producer of Coffee in Kerala: Wayanad
  448. The district which is the largest producer of Rubber in Kerala: Kottayam
  449. The district which is the largest producer of Tea in Kerala: Idukky
  450. The film by Shaji N.Karun based on the theme of the controversial Rajan Case: Piravi
  451. The film ‘Neythukaran’ depicts the life of: EMS
  452. The first digital film in Malayalam: Moonnamathoral
  453. The first sponsored film in Malayalam: Makalkku
  454. Who established ‘Atmavidhyasangham’? Vagbhatananda
  455. Who started ‘Deshabhimani’ from Kollam in which published till TK Madhavan
  456. Who was known as Kerala Marx? K Damodaran
  457. Who was the first president of Nair service Society formed in as ‘Nair Bhrithyajana Sangham’? K Kelappan
  458. In connection with which event, Gandhiji visited Kerala for the second time, in Vaikom Satyagraha
  459. In which date EMS ministry was dismissed? t July,
  460. In which date the first ministry came into power? h April,
  461. In which district is Attappady tribal settlement? Palakkad
  462. In which district is Parassinikadavu snake park? Kannur
  463. India’s first gymnastic training centre was established in: Thalassery
  464. The smallest river in Kerala: Mancheswaram
  465. The southernmost river in India: Neyyar
  466. ‘The Vrindavan of Kerala’: Malampuzha Garden
  467. The year in which Sree Narayana Guru gave the message ‘One caste, one religion, one god for man’ at a conference held at ‘Adwaithasramam’, Aluva:
  468. The year of Wagon Tragedy:
  469. ‘TheNetherlands of Kerala’: Kuttanad
  470. What is known as ‘Kerala Kumbhamela’? Makaravilakk
  471. What is known as ‘Kerala Kumbhamela’? : Makaravilakku of SabarimalaThe first south Indian film to get president’s gold medal: Chemmeen
  472. The first step in the performance of Kathakali: Kelikottu
  473. The most beautiful ‘Vesha’ in Kathakali: Pacha
  474. The famous poet in Malayalam who died in a boat accident in Pallana river in Kumaran Asan
  475. The first Bachat district in Kerala: Ernakulam
  476. The first church built by the Europeans in India is………. at Kochi. St.Francis Church
  477. The first fort built by Europeans in India: Pallippuram
  478. The first teak museum in India: Nilambur
  479. The industrial capital of Kerala: Kochi
  480. The northernmost river in India: Mancheswaram river
  481. The number of mudras in Kathakali:
  482. The number of types of musical instruments used in Panchavadyam: 6
  483. The role immortalised by Mammooty in the film ‘Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha’: Chanthu
  484. Thiruvathirakkali is also known as: Kaikottikkali
  485. Who discovered the Edakkal caves? Fasset
  486. ‘Mundakan’ is a term related to: Paddy
  487. Punnapra-Vayalar agitation was in:
  488. The Dewan of Travancore who suppressed Punnapra-Vayalar agitation: CP Ramaswamy Iyer
  489. The exponent of Ottan Thullal: Kunchan Nambiar
  490. The film based on the theme of Kayyur strike: Meenamasathile Sooryan
  491. The film based on the theme of Malabar Revolt:
  492. The film ‘Guru’ depicts the life of: Karunakara Guru
  493. Which is known as ‘gate way of Wayanad’? Lakkidi
  494. Which is known as ‘land of latex’ (land of Rubber)? Kottayam
  495. Which place is known as ‘poorman’s Ooty’? Nelliampathy
  496. Which river is also known by the name ‘Beppurppuzha’? Chaliyar
  497. Which river was called “the English channel in India’ as it separated the British and French occupied territories? Mayyazhi river
  498. Who headed the first ministry in Kerala? EMS Namboothirippad
  499. Who was the first finance minister of Kerala? C Achuthamenon
  500. Who was the first secretary of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee formed in K Madhavan Nair
  501. Who was the only member in the first EMS ministry who had previous experience as minister? Dr AR Menon
  502. Who was the first Food minister of Kerala? KC George
  503. The river which is known as ‘Dakshina Bhagirathi’: Pamba
  504. In which district is Malampuzha dam? Palakkad
  505. In which district is Moozhiyar dam and Kakki dam? Pathanamthitta
  506. In which district is Patrakkadavu project? Palakkad
  507. In which district, Sasthamkotta the largest fresh water lake in Kerala is situated? Kollam
  508. In which river Chenkulam hydel project is built? Muthirappuzh
  509. In which river is Athirappally waterfalls? Chalakkudy
  510. In which river the Dharmadom island is situated? Anchrakkandy
  511. In which river the largest number of power projects are established? Periyar
  512. introduced Land Reforms Bill in Kerala legislative assembly ? KR Gowri
  513. Kalady and Aluva are on the banks of: Periyar
  514. Kalpathy Shiva temple famous for car festival is in the district of: Palakkad
  515. Mamankom was held on the banks of the river: Bharatappuzha
  516. The dam which is constructed with assistance of Canada: Idukky dam
  517. The district in which the highest peak in Kerala is situated: Idukky
  518. The number of rivers in Kerala:
  519. The place which is the venue of the largest Hindu religious conference in Kerala: Cherukolppuzha
  520. The river flows through silent valley: Kunthippuzha
  521. The river related to Pathrakkadavu project: Kunthippuzha
  522. The river which originates from Pulichimala: Pamba
  523. The second largest sanctuary in Kerala: Wayanad
  524. The second longest river in Kerala: Bharatappuzha
  525. The temple of Kerala without compound wall: Ochira
  526. Thirunavaya is on the banks of: Bharatappuzha
  527. To which temple ‘Chitra Pournami’ festival is related? Mangaladevi
  528. Where is Hill Palace Museum, the largest archaeological museum in Kerala situated? Tripunithura
  529. Which district has the largest number of block panchayats? Thrissur
  530. Which river has two branches namely Mangalappuzha and Marthandanppuzha? Periyar
  531. Which river is also known as Ponnanippuzha? Bharatappuzha
  532. Which river was known as ‘Baris’ in ancient times: Pamba
  533. Muthirappuzha is a tributary of: Periyar
  534. ‘Panthrandu Vilakk’ is the festival of: Oachira
  535. Periyar rises from: Sivagiri hills
  536. The annual festival of which temple is known as ‘Bharani’? Kodungallur
  537. The annual festival of which temple is known as ‘Ekadasi’? Guruvayur
  538. The city of Kasargod is near to the river of: Chandragiri
  539. Which river was known as ‘Baris’ in ancient times? Pamba
  540. Which river was known as ‘Choorni’ in ancient times? Periyar
  541. Who introduced Education Bill in Kerala legislative assembly ? Joseph Mundassery
  542. Who was in charge of Home department in the beginning of the first EMS ministry? EMS
  543. Who was in charge of Home department in the end of the first EMS ministry? C Achuthamenon
  544. In which district is Mullaperiyar dam? Idukky
  545. In which district of Pazhassi dam? Kannur
  546. In which river is Banasurasagar Dam? Kabani
  547. In which river is Peppara Dam? Karamana
  548. In which river is Sabarigiri Project? Pamba
  549. Kallada, the largest irrigation project is in the district of: Kollam
  550. Kuruva island is in the river: Kabani
  551. Navamukunda Temple is situated in the district of: Malappuram
  552. ‘Ormayude Arakal’ is the autobiography of: Vaikom Muhammad Basheer
  553. Ponmudi Dam is in the river: Periyar
  554. Sabarimala temple is in the district of: Pathanamthitta
  555. The dam situated between Kuravan and Kurathi hills: Idukky
  556. The disrtict with the longest coastline: Kannur
  557. The district in Kerala which has the largest number of villages: Palakkad
  558. The district with the largest number of rivers flowing: Kasargod
  559. The festival ‘Ashtami’ is related to the temple of: Vaikom
  560. The festival of ……… temple is known as ‘Aarat’? Padamabhaswamy Temple
  561. The first education minister of minister: Joseph Mundassery
  562. The first electricity minister of Kerala: VR Krishna Iyer
  563. The first hydro electric project in Kerala was constructed in the river: Muthirappuzha
  564. The first revenue minister of Kerala: KR Gowri
  565. The headquarters of Deepika, the oldest news paper in Kerala: Kottayam
  566. The hottest place in Kerala: Punalur
  567. The largest hydel project in Kerala: Idukky
  568. The largest jail in Kerala: Thiruvananthapuram
  569. The longest river in Kerala: Periyar
  570. The number of east flowing rivers in Kerala: 3
  571. The largest dam in Kerala , Malampuzha dam, is in the district of: Palakkad
  572. The largest earthern dam in Kerala: Banasurasagar
  573. The largest rain forest in Kerala: Silent valley
  574. The largest underground power station in Kerala: Moolamattom
  575. The longest boat race in Kerala: Payippat
  576. The oldest synagogue in Commonweath nations is situated at: Kochi
  577. The place in Kerala famous for Nagaraja Temple: Mannarassala
  578. The place in Thiruvananthapuram district where Parasurama temple is situated: Thiruvallam
  579. The ritual ‘Murajapam’ is associated to the temple of: Padmanabhaswamy Temple
  580. The taluk in Kerala with the longest coastline: Cherthala
  581. Which district in Kerala has the largest number of Grama Panchayats? Malappuram
  582. Which district in kerala has the largest number of Panchayat Raj Institutions? Malappuram
  583. Which district in Kerala has the largest number of Taluks? Ernakulam
  584. A sun temple is sitated at Adithyapuram in ……. district. Kottayam
  585. Thiruvelli temple is dedicated to: Vishnu
  586. ‘Arangu Kanatha Nadan’ is the autobiography of: Thikkodian
  587. Asia’s tallest church (Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours) is situated at: Thrissur
  588. Idamalayar Dam is in the river: Periyar
  589. In which river is Anayirankal Dam? Periyar
  590. The district in Kerala with the lowest rainfall: Palakkad
  591. The district with the largest number of Jews in Kerala: Ernakulam
  592. The ‘Ezharapponnana’ of Ettumanoor temple is made up of: Wood
  593. The highest town in Kerala: Munnar
  594. Thoonakkadav Dam is in the river: Chalakkudy
  595. Vadakkumnatha Temple is at: Thrissur
  596. ‘Viplavasmaranakal’ is the autobiography of: Puthuppally Raghavan
  597. ‘Athmakatha’ is the autobiography of: EMS
  598. ‘Ethirpp’ is the autobiography of: Kesavadev
  599. In which district is Arakkal Kettu? Kannur
  600. In which district is Chirakkal Kovilakam? Kannur
  601. In which district is Mayippadi Palace? Kazargod
  602. In which river is Thenmala Dam? Kallada
  603. In which river system is Mattuppetty Dam? Periyar
  604. In which river system is Meenkara Dam? Bharatappuzha
  605. In which river system is Neryamangalam Dam? Periyar
  606. ‘Kaviyude Kalpadukal’ is the autobiography of: P Kunhiraman Nair
  607. ‘Njan’ is the autobiography of: NN Pillai
  608. ‘Ormayude Olangalil’ is the autobiography of: G Sankarakkurup
  609. Padmanabhapuram Palace is owned by Government of Kerala is in the district of: Kanyakumari
  610. Parambikkulam Dam is in the river: Chalakkudy
  611. ‘Service Story’ is the autobiography of: Malayattoor
  612. Sholayar Dam is in the river: Chalakkudy
  613. The Bolghatty Palace was built in:
  614. The British Resident to Travancore, who stipulated some criteria for the appointments in Govt Service: Colonel Monroe
  615. The king of Travancore when Malayali Memorial and Ezhava Memorial was submitted? Sri Mulam Tirunal
  616. The King of Travancore when the first Public Service Commissioner was appointed? Sri Chithira Tirunal
  617. The king who renovated Krishnapuram Palace: Marthanda Varma
  618. In which river system is Chenkulam Dam? Periyar
  619. In which river system is Cheruthoni Dam? Periyar
  620. Who was the first chairman of the Thiru-Kochi Public Service Commission? C.Kunhiraman
  621. Travancore bought Fort Manuel from the Dutch in:
  622. The Ministry of EMS was the first to be dismissed under Article of the constitution .It was in:
  623. In which year Thiru -Kochi Public Service Commission was formed?
  624. President’s rule was imposed in Thiru Kochi in:
  625. The agitation that led to President’s rule in Kerala in Liberation Struggle
  626. The king of Travancore who constructed Nedumkotta? Dharma Raja
  627. The king of Travancore who constructed the Udayagiri Fort and Vattakottai(Circular Fort)which is now in Kanyakumari district: MarthandaVarma
  628. In which river system is Kakki Dam? Pamba
  629. In which river system is Kundala Dam? Periyar
  630. Which district in Kerala has the largest number of cashew factories? Kollam
  631. Which district is the largest producer of coffee in Kerala? Wayanad
  632. Which district is the largest producer of tobacco in Kerala? Kasargod
  633. Which temple is situated in a river island: Chamravattom
  634. Who wrote “Kazhinja Kaalam’? KP Kesavamenon
  635. ‘Smrithidarppanam ‘ is the autobiography of: MP Manmadhan
  636. ‘Manasasmarami’ is the autobiography of: S Guptan Nair
  637. “Athmakathakk Oru Amukham’ is the autobiography of: Lalithambika Antharjanam
  638. In which river system is Pothundi Dam? Bharatappuzha
  639. In which river system is Valayar Dam? Bharatappuzha
  640. Janardhana Swamy Temple is situated at: Varkala
  641. ‘Jeevitha Samaram’ is the autobiography of: C Kesavan
  642. Kakkad Dam is in the river: Pamba
  643. ‘Kanneerum Kinavum’ is the autobiography of: VT Bhatathirippad
  644. Koodalmanikya Temple at Iringalakkuda is dedicated to: Bharata
  645. ‘Kozhinja Ilakal’ is the autobiography of: Joseph Mundassery
  646. Kuthunkal, the largest private hydro electric project in Kerala is in the district of: Idukky
  647. Malampuzha Dam is in the river system: Bharatappuzha
  648. ‘Olivile Ormakal’ is the autobiography of: Thoppil Bhasi
  649. Parabrahma Temple is at: Ochira
  650. Peringalkuthu Dam is in the river: Chalakkudy
  651. Anamudi, the highest peak in Kerala is in the panchayat of: Munnar
  652. Arippa bird sanctuary is in which district? Thiruvananthapuram
  653. Asramam tourist village is situated near the lake: Ashatamudi
  654. At which place the Periyer divides into twoManglappuzha and Marthandanpuzha? Aluva
  655. Ayyankali established ‘Sadhujana Paripalana Yogam’ in:
  656. Chambakkulam boat race is held in ……: Pamba river
  657. Chandanakavu where Melpathur memorial is situated is in the district of: Malappuram
  658. Cherukolppuzha Hindu conference held on the banks of: Pamba
  659. Communist League was founded in Thiruvananthapuram in:
  660. ‘Ente Jeevitha Katha’ is the autobiography of: AK Gopalan
  661. ‘Ente Jeevithasmaranakal’ is the autobiography of: Mannath Padmanabhan
  662. Erumeli famous for religious harmony is in the district of: Kottayam
  663. Farrokk in Kozhikode is famous for ……. industry: Tile
  664. First minister in charge of Public Works: TA Majeed
  665. Gavi is a tourist place in the distict of: Pathanamthitta
  666. In ancient period Kottakkal in Malappuram district was known as: Venkatakota
  667. In which district is Banasurasagar Dam? Wayanad
  668. In which district is Idamalayar hydel project? Ernakulam
  669. In which district is Iravikulam national park? Idukky
  670. In which district is Kallil Bhagavati Temple, which was formerly a Jaina temple? Ernakulam
  671. In which district is Lokanarkav situated? Kozhikode
  672. In which district is Mangaladevi Temple? Idukky
  673. In which district is Muzhuppilangad, the longest beach in Kerala? Kannur
  674. In which district is Nallalam Thermal Project? Kozhikode
  675. In which district Tulu language is spoken? Kasargod
  676. In which distrrict the famous Malayalam poet Ulloor S.Parameswarayyar was born: Kottayam
  677. In which river is Aruvikkara Dam? Karamanayar
  678. In which river is Peechi Dam?
  679. In which river is Peruvannamuzhi Dam? Kuttiadi
  680. In which river is Vazhani Dam? Kecherippuzha
  681. In which river system is Bhuthathan Kettu Dam? Periyar
  682. Karappuzha is the first hydro electric project is in the district of: Wayanad
  683. Kasargod district was formed after the bifurcation of:Kannur
  684. Killikurissimangalam, the birth place of Kunchan Nambiar is in the district of: Palakkad
  685. Kizhattur, a place near Perinthalmanna is the birth place of: Poonthanam
  686. KP Gopalan was in charge of the portfolio of: Industry
  687. Land of Pooram: Thrissur
  688. Land of Theyyam: Kannur
  689. ‘Madabhoomi’ is the old name of: Kochi
  690. Mahodayapuram is the old name of: Kodungallur
  691. Merryland, the second film studio in Kerala is situated at……. in Thiruvananthapuram district. Nemom
  692. Muziris is the old name of: Kodungallur
  693. Number of members in the first ministry of Kerala including Chief Minister:
  694. Old name of Angadippuram: Valluvanagaram
  695. Old name of Kottackal: Venkatakota
  696. Parayan and Seethnkan are forms of: Ottan Thullal Indo-Norwegean Fisheries Community Project is situated at:
  697. Neendakara
  698. Rabindranath Tagore visited Sree Narayana Guru at Sivagiri in:
  699. Raja Ravi Varma, the first painter in Kerala to acquire international fame, passed away in:
  700. The back ground of the novel, ‘God of Small Things’ by Arundathy Roy? Aymanam
  701. The birth place of P.Kunjiraman Nair, the famous poet of Kerala: Kanhangad
  702. The birth place of Rama Panicker, one of the Kannassa poets: Niranam
  703. The birth place of Thacholi Othenan: Vadakara
  704. The capital of the Aay dynasty was……. in Thiruvananthapuram district? Vizhinjam
  705. The Chala market founded by Raja Kesavadas is in: Thiruvananthapuram
  706. The Communist Party in Kerala formed in and functioned secretly. The decition to function openly was taken in a meeting held at ……… in Pinarayi
  707. The Crocodile farm in Thiruvananthapuram district is at: Neyyar Dam
  708. The district in Kerala where ‘Yakshagana’ is popular? Kazargod
  709. The district in Kerala with the largest number of industrial establishments: Ernakulam
  710. The district of Kerala with rich deposits of iron: Kozhikode
  711. The district of Kerala with the largest number of Hindus: Thiruvananthapuram
  712. The district that is known as the ‘rice bowl of Kerala’: Palakkad
  713. The district where the largest number of regional languages are spoken: Kasargod
  714. The district which is the largest producer of Cardomom in Kerala: Idukky
  715. The district which is the largest producer of Tapioca: Thiruvananthapuram
  716. The district with the largest number of Jains: Wayanad
  717. The fort of Kunhali was buitlt at: Puthupatanam
  718. The founder secretary of Communist Party in Kerala: P Krishna Pillai
  719. The hottest district in Kerala: Palakkad
  720. The largest and best preserved fort in Kerala: Bakel
  721. The largest cardamom auction centre in Kerala: Vandanmed
  722. The largest pass in Western ghats in Kerala: Palghat
  723. The name of district existed when the Kerala state was formed and it is not existed at present: Malabar
  724. The national park which is famous for Nilgiri Thar: Iravikulam
  725. The old name of Sultan Bathery was: Ganapativattom
  726. The oldest teak plantation in the world, Conolly’s plot is situated in the district of: Malappuram
  727. The only district in Kerala that has no coastline and shares border with the districts of Kerala only: Kottayam
  728. The only district in Kerala which produces garlic: Idukky
  729. The only woman in the first EMS ministry: KR Gowri
  730. The place famous for the manufacture of ‘Uru’? Beppur
  731. The place in Idukky district where Indo-Swiss Project was established: Mattuppetty
  732. The place in Kerala famous for orange farms: Nelliyampathy
  733. The place in Kerala where Mannathu Padmabhan started the historical ‘Savarna jatha’: Vaikom
  734. The place in Kerala where Public Library was established for the first time: Thiruvananthapuram
  735. The place in Thiruvananthapuram district where the remains of ‘Ammachi Plavu’ in Travancore history is preserved: Neyyatinkara
  736. The place Indo-Swiss Project started in Mattuppetty
  737. The place known as ‘the Kashmir of Kerala’: Munnar
  738. The place known as ‘Thekkan Kasi’: Thirunelli
  739. The place where Cricket was played for the first time in Kerala: Thalassery
  740. The place where Kumaranasan was born: Kayikkara
  741. The place where the first Ayurvedic Medical College in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  742. The place where the first Law college in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  743. The place where the first under pass in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  744. The place which is known as the ‘cultural capital of Pathanamthitta’: Aranmula
  745. The publication of Mathrubhumi newspaper was started from: Kozhikode
  746. The remains of Sister Alphonsa is kept at: Bharananganam
  747. The southernmost fresh water lagoon in Kerala is: Vellayani
  748. The Thattekkad sanctuary is named after: Salim Ali
  749. The venue of ‘Revathy Patathanam’ by Zamorin: Thali Temple, Kozhikode
  750. Uzhavur, he birth place of KR Narayanan is in the district of: Kottayam
  751. Where is Govinda Pai Memorial? Mancheswaram
  752. Where is Putharikandam ground situated? Thiruvananthapuram
  753. Which area was known as ‘Goshree’ in ancient days? Kochi
  754. Which is known as the ‘Cultural capital of Kerala’: Thrissur
  755. Which is known as ‘the gift of Pamba’? Kuttanad
  756. Which is known as ‘the queen of the Arabian sea’? Kochi
  757. Which is known as ‘the Venice of the East’? Alappuzha
  758. Which is the birth place of Kathakali? Kottarakkara
  759. Which palace is called ‘Mural Pagoda’? Krishnapuram Palace
  760. Which place in Kasargod district was known as ‘Madathumala’ in ancient times? Ranipuram
  761. Which place is known as the birth place of Ottan Thullal? Ambalappuzha
  762. Which river is also known as ‘Tejaswini’? Kariangode
  763. Which river is also known by the name Nila or Perar? Bharatappuzha
  764. Which was known as ‘Desinganad’ in earlier days? Kollam
  765. Which was known as ‘Odanad’ in earlier days? Kayamkulam
  766. Which was known as ‘Taxilla of South India’? Parthivapuram Sala
  767. Who became the first president of Travancore Communist Party ? KC George
  768. Who was known as Kerala Krushchev? MN Govindan Nair
  769. Who was the first minister in charge of Forest? KC George
  770. Who was the first minister in charge of local self government? PK Chathan Master
  771. Who was the first transport minister in Kerala? TV Thomas
  772. Who was the minister in charge of Employment in the first EMS ministry? TV Thomas
  773. Who was the secretary of Radical Group formed in Travancore: MN Govindan Nair
  774. The largest archeological museum in Kerala is functioning at: Hill Palace Tripunithura
  775. The official residence of Dewan of Travancore which later became the seat of Akasavani in Kerala: Bhakti Vilasom
  776. Where is Krishnapuram Palace? Kayamkulam
  777. Which is written by Thakazhi? Ormayude Theerangalil
  778. Which palace is called ‘Mural Pagoda’? Padmanabhapuram Palace
  779. Who introduced secretarial system in Travancore? Colonel Monroe
  780. Who was appointed by the Govt of Travancore in to examine the matter of appointment to Govt Services: G.D.Knox
  781. Who was entrusted by Marthanda Varma for making appointment to Govt Departments? Ramayyan
  782. The European power that constructed Chaliyam Fort? The Portuguese
  783. The first palace built in oriental style by the Westerners in India: Mattanchery Palace
  784. The king of Travancore who issued a proclamation in to control nepotism in appointments to Govt Services: Ayilyam Tirunal
  785. The king who was the first in the history of Travancore to establish a systematic administration: Marthanda Varma
  786. The largest Fort in kerala? Bakel
  787. The Viceroy who built Angel Fort: Alphonso De Almeida
  788. What was the basic unit of the administration of Marthanda Varma? Village
  789. Which Fort in kerala was also known as Fort William? Chettuva Fort
  790. Which fort was described as ‘Cannon pointed towards the neck of Zamorin’? Chalium Fort
  791. Who gave permission to built the Anchengo Fort in Rani of Attingal
  792. Who seized the Fort Angel in The Dutch
  793. Who was appointed by Marthanda Varma to regularise the tax system in Travancore? Mallan Sankaran
  794. Who was instrumental in preparing a petition named Malayali Memorial which was signed by persons? Barrister G.P.Pillai
  795. The oldest palace built by the Dutch in India: Bolghatty Palace
  796. The only No-confidence motion passed in the history of Kerala brought the state under President’s rule for the second time was moved by: P.K.Kunj
  797. The President’s rule was imposed for the second time in kerala in :
  798. The ruler of Kochi who introduced a regular administrative machinery for the first time: Sakthan Thampuran
  799. Where is Sakthan Thampuran Museum? Thrissur
  800. Which was the only state under President’s rule when the linguistic reorganisation was done? Kerala
  801. Who constructed the Bolghatty Palace? The Dutch
  802. Who recommended for declaring President’s rule in Thiru kochi when Panampally resigned in Sri Chithira Tirunal
  803. Who was the acting Governor of kerala when the state was formed on t November, P.S.Rao
  804. Who was instrumental in submitting a petition named ‘Ezhava Memorial’ in demanding appointments for Ezhavas in Govt services? Dr.Palpu
  805. Who was the first Public Service Commissioner appointed in Travancore? G.D.Knox
  806. Who was the first signatory of Malayali Memorial? K.P.Sankara Menon
  807. Who wrote ‘Adukkalayilninnu Parliamentilekk’ ? Bharati Udayabhanu
  808. Who wrote ‘Ente Katha’? Madhavikkutty
  809. Who wrote ‘Thudikkunna Thalukal’ ? Changampuzha
  810. ‘Ente Natakasmarnakal’ is the autobiography of: PJ Antony
  811. ‘Ente Vazhiyambalangal’ is the autobiography of:SK Pottakkad
  812. In which year Malayali Memorial demanding the appointment of native people submitted?
  813. Name the agitation that prompted the Govt of Travancore to appoint a Public Service Commissioner? Abstention
  814. Movement
  815. Name the European power that built Angel Fort: The Portugese
  816. The Angel Fort is situated at: Kannur
  817. The British got Angel Fort from: Arakkal Beevi
  818. Which palace is also known as ‘Dutch Palace’? Mattanchery Palace
  819. Who built the Palakkad Fort in Hyder Ali
  820. Who constructed Bakel Fort in h century? Sivappa Nayak
  821. Who constructed Chettuva Fort? The Dutch
  822. Who constructed the Anchengo Fort? The British
  823. Who was the President when President’s rule was imposed for the first time in Kerala? Dr.Rajendraprasad
  824. The Liberation Struggle lasted for …… weeks: 7
  825. At the time of the formation of the Kerala State, it has been under President’s rule for …….days:
  826. The only occasion in Kerala history in which none of the political parties could form a government after the election and President’s rule continued in the State:
  827. Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) is situated at: Kochi
  828. Hindustan Newsprint Factory is situated at: Velloor
  829. In which palace, mural paintings based on Kumarasambhava of Kalidasa can be seen? Dutch Palace
  830. In which year Kerala Public Service Commission was formed?
  831. Kerala was brought under the President’s rule for the last time in:
  832. Kerala Wood Industries is situated at: Nilambur
  833. The lengthiest President’s rule in kerala was ended in:
  834. The mouth piece of CPI Kerala unit: Janayugam
  835. The number of Members in Kerala PSC including Chairman:
  836. The oldest European fort in India was built by: The Portuguese
  837. Kerala became the first fully literate state in India in the year:
  838. Kerala Panchayat Raj Act was brought into effect in Kerala in:
  839. KSRTC was brought into existence in:
  840. Madras Rubber Factory is at: Vadavathoor
  841. PJ Antony got the Bharat Award in for the performance in the film: Nirmalyam
  842. The country assisted for the construction of Idukky Dam completed in which is the first arch dam in India: Canada
  843. The finance minister of Kerala who was instrumental in the launching of lottery in Kerala: PK Kunju
  844. The first district in Kerala where DPEP was implemented in Malappuram
  845. The first finance commission of Kerala was formed in:
  846. The first hydel project in Malabar area started in Kuttiadi
  847. Malabar Cement Factory is at: Valayar
  848. Naval Academy is situated at: Ezhimala
  849. Srimulam Assembly was started functioning in:
  850. The first to make forts built in granite in Kerala history: The Portuguese
  851. The Ananthavilasom Palace in Thiruvananthapuram was constructed during the reign of: VisakhamTirunal
  852. The channel launched by CPM in Kerala: Kairali
  853. The European power that built kottappuram fort in The Portugese
  854. Travancore Cement Factory is situated at: Nattakom
  855. Vakkom Maulavi started ‘Swadeshabhimani’ in:
  856. Where is Napier Museum in Kerala? Thiruvananthapuram
  857. Which Palace in Thiruvananthapuram is the venue of Swati Music Festival? Kuthiramalika
  858. Who constructed Kanakakkunnu Palace? Sri Mulam Tirunal
  859. Who constructed Mattancherry Palace? The Portuguese
  860. Who led Communist Party of India(CPI) in Kerala after the split? MN Govindan Nair
  861. Who was the editor of Vivekodayam started publication in as the mouth piece of the SNDP Yogam? Kumaranasan
  862. Who was the first secretary of the SNDP Yogam, formed in Kumaranasan
  863. Who was the Governor of kerala when President’s rule was imposed for the first time in Kerala? B.RamakrishnaRao
  864. Who was the last Chief Minister of Thiru Kochi whose resignation led to president’s rule: Panampilly Govinda Menon
  865. Legislative body in the princely state of Cochin started functioning in:
  866. A popular ministry under Pattom Thanu Pillai assumed power in Travancore in:
  867. Chattampi Swamikal passed away at Panmana in Kollam district in:
  868. Cochin Port Trust was brought into existence in:
  869. CP Ramaswamy Iyer became the Dewan of Travancore in:
  870. Eravikulam ,the first national park in Kerala was brought into existence in:
  871. In which year AK Gopalan led ‘starvatiom march’ from Kannur to Madras with followers?
  872. Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy was established in:
  873. KPAC (Kerala People’s Arts Club) was formed in:
  874. Malayalam television programmes were started from Thiruvananthapuram in:
  875. Mayyazhi was liberated from the French rule in:
  876. Name the first ship built at Cochin shipyard in Rani Padmini
  877. Name the publication started by Muhammad Abdur Rehman Sahib from Kozhikode in Al Ameen
  878. Panampilly Govindamenon became the prime minister of Cochin in:
  879. Radio station in Thiruvananthapuram was started functioning in:
  880. Sarada got national award for best actor in for the film: Thulabharam
  881. Telecasting was started from Thiruvananthapuram in:
  882. The Cochin Stock Exchange was established in:
  883. The Cochin University was brought into existence in:
  884. The first movie in Kerala- Vigathakumaran was released in:
  885. The Kerala Press Academy was established in with ….. as its headquarters: Kochi
  886. The Kerala Sashtra Sahitya Parishad was formed at Kozhikode in:
  887. The King Srimulam Tirunal of Travancore passed away in:
  888. The Sahithya Pravarthaka Sahakarana Sangham started functioning based on Kottayam in:
  889. The second university of Kerala, the Calicut University was started fuctioning in:
  890. The year of commencement of Vaikom Satyagraha, the first Satyagraha in India against untouchablity?
  891. The year of Punnapra Vayalar agitation:
  892. Thumba Rocket launching station was started funtioning in:
  893. To which organisation, Thumba Rocket Launching Station was dedicated in UNO
  894. Travacore and Cochin were integrated in:
  895. Udaya, the first film studio in Kerala was started funtioning at Alapuzha in:
  896. Who became the Chief Minister in TravancoreCochin after the first general election? AJ John
  897. Who became the first Chairman of the Kerala Sahitya Academy in Sardar KM Panicker
  898. Who established Kerala Kalamandalam at Cheruthuruthy in Vallathol Narayana Menon
  899. Who got the first Odakkuzhal Award instituted by G.Sankara Kurup? Vennikkulam
  900. Who pointed out the importance of Thattekkad for the first time which became a sanctuary in Salim Ali
  901. Who was the first director of the Kerala Language Institute founded in NV Krishna Varrier
  902. Who was the last chief minister of TravancoreCochin ? Panampilly Govindamenon
  903. Who was the main leader of salt satyagraha in Kerala, which was organised as part of Civil Disobedience movement? K. Kelappan
  904. Who wrote the first detective novel in MalayalamBhaskaramenon in Appan Thampuran
  905. In which year Kottayam became the fully literate town in India?
  906. Adoor Gopalakrishnan got national award for best director in for his first feature film: Swayamvaram
  907. EMS became the chief minister of Kerala for the second time in the year:
  908. G Sankarakurup got the first Gyanpeet Award for ‘Odakkuzhal’ for the year:
  909. In which district is the headquarters of Kottakkal Arya Vaidhya Sala? Malappuram
  910. In which district is Vallarpadam Container Terminal? Ernakulam
  911. In which year Kerala won Santosh Trophy for the first time?
  912. The European power that renovated Mattancherry Palace: The Dutch
  913. The first chairman of Kerala Public Service Commission: V.K.Velayudhan
  914. The first EMS ministry ruled for……. months:
  915. The first European fort in India was built at: Kochi
  916. The head office of Kerala Public Service Commission is at: Thiruvananthapuram
  917. The King of Travancore who constructed the ‘Puthan Malika’ or ‘Kuthira Malika’ in Thiruvananthapuram: Swati Tirunal
  918. The Koyikkal Palace where Numismatics Museum is functioning is situated at: Nedumangad
  919. The first MLA to be disqualified under the antidefection law in R Balakrishna Pillai
  920. The first private channel in Kerala which started functioning in Asianet
  921. The foundation of the first biological park in India was laid in at: Agasthyarkutam
  922. The headquarters of Central university in Kerala: Kazargod
  923. The headquarters of the Mahathma Gandhi University is situated at: Athirampuzha
  924. The Kerala State Electricity Board was established in:
  925. Where is Banana Research Centre? Kannara
  926. Where is Cardomom Research Centre? Pampadumpara
  927. Where is Centre for Development of Imaging Technology (C-DIT) is situated? Thiruvananthapuram
  928. Where is Coffee Research Centre? Choondal
  929. Where is Ginger Research Centre? Ambalavayal
  930. The headquarters of Marketfed: Kochi
  931. Centre for Earth Science Studies (CESS)is at: Thiruvananthapuram
  932. Indian Telephone Industries is situted at: Kanjikode
  933. Kerala Minerals and Metals is situated at: Chavara
  934. PT Usha Coaching Centre is at: Thiruvananthapuram
  935. The headquarters of CBI in Kerala: Kochi
  936. The headquarters of Kerala Live Stock Development Corporation : Thiruvananthapuram
  937. The headquarters of Kerala State Financial Enterprises (KSFE): Thrissur
  938. The headquarters of MILMA: Thiruvananthapuram
  939. The headquarters of Serifed: Thiruvananthapuram
  940. The headquarters of the Kerala State Horticultural Development Corporation: Thiruvananthapuram
  941. Where is National Adventure Sports Academy? Devikulam
  942. Usha School of Athletics is at: Koilandy
  943. Kelappaji college of Agricultural Engineering and Technology is situated at: Thavanur
  944. Cassue Research Centre is situated at: Anakkayam
  945. Where is Napier Museum situated in Kerala: Thiruvananthapuram
  946. Where is Vasthu Vidhya Gurukulam located? Aranmula
  947. Forestry College is situated at: Vellanikkara
  948. Arippa bird sanctuary is in the district of: Thiruvananthapuram
  949. In which river Pallivasal, the first govt. owned hydel project in Kerala was built? Muthirappuzha
  950. Kerala Drugs and Pharmaceuticals was established at: Kalavur
  951. State Institute of Rural Development is situated at: Kottarakkara
  952. The first concrete bridge in Kerala: Karamana
  953. The first Grama Panchayat in kerala to get Swaraj Trophy: Kanhikuzhy
  954. The first industrial establishement in Kerala to use electricity is Kannan Devan Company. It is in the district of: Idukky
  955. The first artificial island in Kerala: Wellington
  956. The first baby friendly grama panchayat in Kerala: Venganoor
  957. The first community reserve in India: KadalundiVallikkunnu
  958. Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI) is in: Kasargod
  959. Hindustan Insecticide factory is at: Aluva
  960. Hindustan Latex factory is situated at: Peroorkada
  961. Kerala Highway Research Institute is situated at: Thiruvananthapuram
  962. Pepper Research Centre is situated at: Panniyur
  963. The headquarters of Coir Board: Alappuzha
  964. The headquarters of Kerala Civil Supplies Corporation: Ernakulam
  965. The headquarters of the Kerala Books and Publication Society: Thrikkakkara
  966. The Kerala Historical Museum is situated at: Edappally
  967. The Regional Rubber Research Institute in Kerala is situated at: Kottayam
  968. The three tier Panchayat Raj system was brought into practice in Kerala in the year:
  969. Where is Centre for Water Resources Development and Management situated? Kozhikode
  970. Where is Kerala Forest Research Institute is situated? Peechi
  971. Which district in Kerala became the first bachat district in Kerala in Ernakulam
  972. The year of Peruman train tragedy in which more than people were killed:
  973. The year of Kalalundy train tragedy:
  974. Where is VK Krishnamenon Art Gallery? Kozhikode
  975. In which district Kayamkulam Thermal Power station is situated? Alappuzha
  976. Aromatic oil Research Centre is situated at: Odakkali
  977. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) is situated at: Kochi
  978. Hindustan Insecticides is at: Aluva
  979. In which district is Pazhassi Raja Museum? Kozhikode
  980. Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) is situated at: Mulankunnathkavu
  981. Numismatics Museum in Thiruvananthapuram district is situated at: Nedumangad
  982. Priyadarshini Planatarium is at: Thiruvananthapuram
  983. The headquarters of COSTFORD: Thrissur
  984. The headquarters of Pharmaceutical Corporation-Oushadi: Thrissur
  985. The headquarters of Plantation Corporation: Kottayam
  986. Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is situated at: Thumba
  987. Where is Guru Gopinath Nadana Gramam? Thiruvananthapuram
  988. Where is Malabar Cancer Centre situated? Thalassery
  989. Who got the first best film actor award instituted by Govt of Kerala in Sathyan
  990. Who led the formation of Kerala Congress in KM George
  991. The headquarters of Palakkad Railway Division is at: Olavakkod
  992. The headquarters of the Kerala Telecom Circle: Thiruvananthapuram
  993. Central Tuber Crops Research Institute is situated at: Srikaryam (Thiruvananthapuram)
  994. Equatorial Rocket Launching Station is situated at: Thumba
  995. FACT factory is situated at: Udyogamandal
  996. Kerala Police Academy is situated at: Ramavarmapuram
  997. The Chitranjali Studio of Kerala State Film Development Corporation is at: Thiruvallam
  998. The headquarters of Kerafed: Thiruvananthapuram
  999. The headquarters of the Kannur University is at: Mangatuparambu
  1000. Where is Agronomic Research Station? Chalakkudi
  1001. The headquarters of Sahithya Pravarthaka Sahakarana Sangham: Kottayam
  1002. The Kerala Language Institute is at: Thiruvananthapuram
  1003. The place in Wayanad district where Heritage Museum is situated? Amabalavayal
  1004. The place where stock exchange was established in Kochi
  1005. Thirurangadi, the centre of Malabar rebellion is in the district of: Malappuram
  1006. Where is Kerala Feeds situated? Kallettumkara
  1007. The first court in Kerala for narcotics trial was established at: Vadakara
  1008. The first English school in Malabar was established at: Thalassery
  1009. The first Export Processing Zone in Kerala: Kochi
  1010. The first gramapanchayat in Kerala which produce and distribute as its own? Mankulam
  1011. The first hanging bridge in Kerala: Punalur
  1012. The first Jewish synagogue in India was built at: Kodungallur
  1013. The first labour bank in Kerala is Akathethara in ……. district. Palakkad
  1014. The first no-tobacco district in Kerala: Kottayam
  1015. The first peacock sanctuary in Kerala: Chulannoor
  1016. The first private medical college in Kerala, TD Medical College was established in the district of: Alappuzha
  1017. The first reserve forest in Travancore: Konni
  1018. The first rubber estate in Kerala: Nilambur
  1019. The first tourism village in Kerala: Kumbalangi
  1020. The first wax museum in Kerala was setu up at: Thekkady
  1021. The place in Kerala where Jews settled for the first time: Kodungallur
  1022. The place where the first rubber based industrial establishement in Kerala was started: Thiruvananthapuram
  1023. The place where the first televison centre in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1024. GV Rajas Sports School, the first sports school in Kerala was established at: Thiruvananthapuram
  1025. Pallivasal, the first hydro electric project is in the district of: Idukky
  1026. The first wind power project in Kerala: Kanjikode
  1027. The place where Bible was published in Malayalam for the first time: Kottayam
  1028. The place where the first concrete bridge in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1029. The place where the first mobile court in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1030. The first news paper of Kerala was published from: Thalassery
  1031. The first post office in Kerala was established at: Alappuzha
  1032. The headquarters of the Malabar Special Police(MSP): Malappuram
  1033. The place where the first Homoeo Medical College in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1034. The venue of the first all Kerala political conference was: Ottappalam
  1035. Where is Veterinary Biologicals is situated? Palode
  1036. The place where the first Museum in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1037. Asramam tourist village is in the district of: Kollam
  1038. In which district is Viyyur Jail? Thrissur
  1039. The venue of the first all Kerala political conference held in Ottappalam
  1040. The venue of the first Malabar district conference held in Palakkad
  1041. Who presided over the first Malabar district conference held at Palakkad in Annie Besant
  1042. Agastyakutam, the first biological park is in the district of: Thiruvananthapuram
  1043. India’s first computer literate village is Chamravattom in …. district: Malappuram
  1044. INS Dronacharya is situated at: Kochi
  1045. The first Ayurvedic mental hospital in India: Kottackal
  1046. The first city in Kerala where public transport system was introduced in Thiruvanananthapuram
  1047. The first college in Kerala was established at: Kottayam
  1048. The first lion safari park in Kerala was established at: Neyyar dam
  1049. The first meeting of ‘Vavootuyogam’ the ancestor organisation of SNDP Yogam was held at: Aruvippuram
  1050. The first speed post centre in Kerala was: Kochi
  1051. The first tiger reserve in Kerala: Periyar
  1052. The first town in Kerala to attain literacy: Kottayam
  1053. INS Garuda is situated at: Kochi
  1054. The first radio station in Kerala: Thiruvananthapuram
  1055. The first FM radio station in Kerala: Kochi
  1056. The first railway line in Travancore: ShenkotaPunalur
  1057. The first rubberised road in Kerala connects Kottayam and…… Kumali
  1058. The first technopark in Kerala was established at: Thiruvananthapuram
  1059. The headquarters of Southern Naval Command: Kochi
  1060. The place in Kerala where engineering college was established for the first time: Thiruvananthapuram
  1061. The place in Kerala where telephone was established for the first time in Kerala: Thiruvananthapuram
  1062. The place where the first training college in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1063. The place where the first zoo in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1064. The place where the first women’s college in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1065. The places connected by the first railway line in Kerala: Tirur- Beppur
  1066. Udaya, the first studio in Kerala was established at: Alappuzha
  1067. The first tidal power project in India was established in: Vizhinjam
  1068. Cheramon Juma Masjid, the first mosque in Kerala: Kodungallur
  1069. In which district is Maniyar, the first private power project in Kerala? Pathanamthitta
  1070. James Dara established the first coir factory in Kerala in at: Alappuzha
  1071. Palayur Church,the first church built by St.Thomas is in the district of: Thrissur
  1072. Which is known as ‘Bhooloka Vaikuntam’? Thiruvananthapuram
  1073. Which is known as ‘the Gateway of Thekkady’? Kumily
  1074. Which place is called ‘the Guruvayoor of South Kerala’? Ambalappuzha
  1075. The headquarters of SNDP Yogam: Kollam
  1076. The headquarters of the Sri Sankara University: Kalady
  1077. The headquarters of Water Transport in Kerala: Alappuzha
  1078. The place in Kerala where fine arts college was established for the first time: Thiruvananthapuram
  1079. The place where the first jail in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1080. The place where the first international air port in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1081. Where is Travancore Plywood Industries? Punalur
  1082. Headquarters of Nair Service Society is at: Perunna
  1083. The headquarters of Thiruvananthapuram railway division: Thiruvananthapuram
  1084. The first panchayat in Kerala to start decentralised planning for the first time: Kalliassery
  1085. In which district Thakazhy museum is situated?Alappuzha
  1086. Rice Research Centre is situated at: Pattambi
  1087. The first arch dam in India: Idukky
  1088. The first city corporation in Kerala: Thiruvananthapuram
  1089. The first diesel power project in Kerala: Brahmapuram
  1090. The first eco-tourism project in India was established at: Thenmala
  1091. The first English school in the princely state of Cochin was started at: ) Mattanchery
  1092. The first light house in western coast was established in at: Alappuzha
  1093. The first national park in Kerala: Iravikulam
  1094. Maramon convention is held on the banks of the river: Pamba
  1095. Pamba drains into: Vembanad lake
  1096. The first bakery in Kerala was started at: Thalassey
  1097. The first balapanchayat in Kerala: Nedumabassery
  1098. The first butterfly park in India: Thenmala
  1099. The first total sanitation Panchayat in Kerala: Pothukal
  1100. The first wild life sanctuary in Kerala: Thekkady
  1101. The headquarters of Kerala State Bamboo Corporation: Angamali
  1102. The headquarters of Kerala Agro Machinery Corporation: Athani
  1103. The headquarters of Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation: Kochi
  1104. The place where the first Sanskrit College in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1105. The place where the first escalator in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1106. The place where the first sea food park in Kerala was established: Aroor
  1107. Which is the first boat race in Kerala which marks the beginning of the season of boat race in Kerala: Chambakkulam
  1108. The first thermal plant in Kerala with nafta as the fuel: Kayamkulam
  1109. The first coir village in Kerala: Vayalar
  1110. The first paper mill in Kerala was established at: Punalur
  1111. The first rubber park in Kerala: Airapuram
  1112. The first women’s police station in Kerala: Kozhikode
  1113. In which district is the Malampuzha gardens? – Palakkad
  1114. In connection with which of the movement did Gandhiji come to Kerala? – Vaikam Satyagraham
  1115. Who is the journalist associated with “Kesari”? – Balakrishna Pillai
  1116. The Srimoolam Prajasabha was established in Travancore in? – 1904
  1117. The first cities in Kerala that were connected with STD facility: Thiruvananthapuram- Kottayam
  1118. The first completely electrified gramapanchayat in Kerala: Kannadi
  1119. The first computerised Taluk office in India: Ottappalam
  1120. The first constituency in which electronic voting machine was used: Paravur
  1121. The first court in Kerala for abkari trial was established at: Kottarakkara
  1122. The first DNA bar coding centre in India: Thiruvananthapuram
  1123. The first e-districts in Kerala: Palakkad and Kannur
  1124. The first medical college in Cooperative sector in Kerala: Pariyaram
  1125. The first peafowl sanctuary in Kerala: Choolannur
  1126. The first telephone exchange (in Kerala: Ernakulam
  1127. The headquarers of the Forest Development Corporation: Kottayam
  1128. The headquarters of Kerala State Handloom Development Corporation: Kannur
  1129. The headquarters of Konkani Bhasha Bhavan in Kerala: Kochi
  1130. The headquarters of National Institute of Technology, the first deemed university in Kerala: Chathamangalam
  1131. The place known as Land of C’s- Land of Cake, Land of Cricket, Land of Circus? Thalassery
  1132. The place where the first government hospital in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1133. The place where the first government press in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1134. The place where the first permanent Lok Adalat in Kerala was established: Thiruvananthapuram
  1135. The Tropical Botanical Garden and Research Institute is situated at: Palode
  1136. Which constituency was represented by EMS Namboothirippadu in the first Kerala Legislative Assembly? Neeleswaram
  1137. Malayalam Research Centre is situated at: Tirur
  1138. Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology is at: Thiruvananthapuram
  1139. The first limited company in Kerala: Punalur Paper Mill
  1140. The first medical college in Kerala was established at: Thiruvananthapuram
  1141. The first open jail in Kerala was started functioning at __ in Thiruvananthapuram district : Kattakkada
  1142. The first polio-free district in India – Pathanamthitta
  1143. The first private power station in Kerala – Maniyar
  1144. The first texile mill in Kerala was established in at – Kollam
  1145. The headquarters of Kerala Financial Corporation – Thiruvananthapuram
  1146. The headquarters of Southern Air Command – Thiruvananthapuram
  1147. The headquarters of the Kerala State Pollution Control Board – Thiruvananthapuram
  1148. The headquarters of the Rubber Board – Kottayam
  1149. The place where the first Cyber police station in Kerala was established – Thiruvananthapuram
  1150. The Police Museum in Kerala is situated at – Kollam
  1151. The first women’s jail in Kerala was started at – Neyyatinkara
  1152. The Dewan of Travancore who selected Alappuzha as the centre of his activities: Raja Kesavadas
  1153. In which year was the famous Attingal Revolution held? – 1721
  1154. Biggest back water of Kerala? Vembanadu Lake
  1155. Galasa Programme is associated with – Agriculture
  1156. Who was the famous poet during the time of “Kulashekhara Alwar” – Tholan.
  1157. Name the place in Kerala which situates below the sea-level – Kuttanad
  1158. Which is the head quarters of Kerala forest research station – Peechi
  1159. In 1956 Kerala state was formulated with how many districts – 5
  1160. Which place is known as the Mecca of Kerala? – Ponnany
  1161. The first Malayalee who got Padmavibhushan? – V.K. Krishna Menon
  1162. The Kerala Kalamandalam was established in the year? – 1930
  1163. National University of Advanced Legal Studies is at – Kochi
  1164. Which is latest Wild life sanctuary in Kerala? – Malabar
  1165. The first cement factory in Kerala? – Kottayam
  1166. Which place in Kerala is “The Sainink School” located in? – Kazhakuttam
  1167. Who was the guide of “Ezhava Memorial”? – Dr.Palpu
  1168. For how many days was “Mamangam” celebrated? – 28
  1169. Which is the native village of M.T Vasudevan Nair – Koodalloor
  1170. Who was the first president of Travancore State Congress – Pattom Thanu Pillai
  1171. Who was the first woman chief engineer of kerala – Kumari.P.K.Tresia
  1172. Which place is known as the “Chirapunji” of Kerala – Wayanad
  1173. Which is the biggest hydroelectric project in Kerala – Idukki
  1174. Which is the most densely populated taluk in Kerala – Kozhikode
  1175. Who was the first malayalee woman high court judge in India – Anna Chandy
  1176. “Olavanna model” refers to – Community based water supply
  1177. How many west following rivers are there in Kerala – 41
  1178. Which is the one and the only one township in Kerala? – Guruvayur
  1179. Which is the smallest taluk in Kerala – Kochi
  1180. Which press in Kerala had the first Malayalam printing done – C.M.S Press
  1181. ‘Salaam America’ was written by – Zachariah
  1182. Where is ‘India House’ located – London
  1183. The mother of Sri Buddha? – Mayadevi
  1184. Which is the biggest district in Kerala – Palakkad
  1185. Which is smallest district in Kerala – Alappuzha
  1186. Where is the Central Rice Research Institute Situated? – Pattambi
  1187. Where is the veterinary college in Kerala situated?  – Mannuthi
  1188. Which is the place in Kerala where rearing of ducks is most popular? – Kuttanad
  1189. The first Malayalee appeared in the postal Stamp – Sree Narayana Guru
  1190. Puralimala is situated in – Thalassery
  1191. Edakkal caves are in – Wayanad district
  1192. The Parashuram Express runs between – Thiruvananthapuram and Mangalapuram
  1193. The Chairman of the Governing Body of Kudumbashree Mission is – Minister for Local Self Govt.
  1194. The prize money of Vallathol award is 1,11,111/-
  1195. The first winner of Vallathol award was Pala Narayanan Nair
  1196. First woman winner of Vallathol award was Balamaniamma
  1197. The highest literacy award given by Kerala Govt. is Ezhuthachan Award
  1198. The prize money of Ezhuthachan Award prize is 1.5 Lakhs
  1199. The first Ezhuthachan Award was Sooranad Kunjan Pillai
  1200. First woman to win Ezhuthachan Award was Balamaniamma
  1201. The headquarters of Coirfed is at Alappuzha.
  1202. The first scheduled caste Vice President of India belongs to: Kerala
  1203. ‘CAMPCO’ was co-operative institution registered as a joint venture of Karnataka and Kerala governments.
  1204. The Attingal revolt was the first organised revolt against English in Kerala.
  1205. The Attingal rebellion occurred in 1721.
  1206. The Attingal rebellion occurred near Anchuthengu
  1207. Kundara Proclamation is an historic proclamation against British by Veluthampi Dalawa diwan of Travancore.
  1208. Velu Thampi addressed a large gathering at Kundara on 11th January 1809 which later came to be known as ‘Kundara Proclamation’.
  1209. First district-wide e-literacy project in India – Akshaya Project
  1210. Akshaya Project extended to all district in 2008
  1211. Computer literacy project implemented in Kerala – Akshaya Project
  1212.  Akshaya Project was first started in the district – Malappuram
  1213. Brand Ambassador of Akshaya Project – Mammootty

Leaders of Renaissance in Kerala


  1. Whom Sarojini Naidu dubbed as ‘The Immortal Personality among The Great revolutionaries in India’?
  2. Who is regarded as the connecting link between Swami Vivekananda and Sri Narayana Guru?
  3. The first member of Ezhava community in Travancore to become medical graduate.
  4. Who was advised by Swami Vivekananda to establish an organisation for the upliftment of backward communities in Travancore?
  5. The third signatory of Ezhava Memorial?
  6. Who gave financial assistance to Kumaranasan for his studies in Bangalore and kolkata?
  7. The first leader to make an attempt to organise the members of Ezhava community in Travancore?
  8. Who authored the treatise ‘Treatment of Thiyyas in Travancore?
  9. The founder of Travancore Ezhava Sabha.
  10. Who took initiative to submit The Ezhava Memorial of 1896?


  1. who was called ‘Viplavathinte Sukra Nakshathram’ by Joseph Mundassery?
  2. The first General Secretary of SNDP Yogam?
  3. Who translated the ‘Light of Asia’ of Edwin Arnold in to Malayalam with the title ‘Sri Buddha Charitam’?
  4. The Malayalam poet of 20th century with profound Buddhist influence?
  5. Whose final resting place is ‘Kumarakodi’?
  6. Who established Sarada Book Depot?
  7. Whom Dr. Palpu called ‘Chinna Swamy’?
  8. The Malayalam poet who passed away in Redeemer Boat Tragedy in 1924.
  9. Whose memorial is established at Thonnakkal in Thiruvananthapuram district?
  10. Whom Thayat Sankaran called ‘the poet of Renaissance?


  1. The leader of renaissance in Kerala whose real name was subbarayan.
  2. Who was respectfully called ‘Suprend Ayya’?
  3. To whom Chattampi Swamikal introduced Nanu Swami (Sri Narayana Guru)
  4. The leader of renaissance who was the Manager of Thycaud residency?
  5. Who initiated the lessons of yoga to Sri Narayana Guru?
  6. The leader or renaissance who was born at Nagalapuram in 1814.
  7. The leader or renaissance who pioneered Sri Narayana Guru, Chattampi Swamikal and Ayyankali
  8. The leader of renaissance who was invited by Swathi Thirunal to his palace?
  9. From whom Chattampi Swamikal Practised ‘Hatayagu’?
  10. Who established ‘Saiva Prakashika Sabha’ at Thiruvananthapuram?

Sree Narayana Guru

  • Born at – Chempazhanthy (Thiruvananthapuram)
  • Born on – 20th August 1856
  • Father – Madan Asan
  • Mother – Kuttiyamma
  • Spouse – Kali
  • Died – 1928, September 20
  • He is known as “Father of modern Kerala Renaissance
  • He is also known as “Nanu Asan
  • His house name was – ‘Vayalvaram Veedu
  • He had his higher studies at Vadanapally by : Kunnampallil Raman Pillai Asan
  • The first work of Sree Narayana Guru : Gajendra Moksham Vanchipattu
  • Thycaud Ayya Swami was the yoga Guru of Sree Narayana Guru
  • Aruvippuram Kshetra yogam was founded in 1898
  • S.N.D.P yogam was founded on 15th May 1903
  • Sree Narayana Guru was the first and the life time president of SNDP
  • Kumaranasan was the first secretary of SNDP
  • First vice president of S.N.D.P – Dr. Palpu
  • Headquarters of S.N.D.P – Kollam
  • In 1913 Guru founded ‘Advaita Ashram’ at Aluva
  • He was the first Keralite to be appeared on an Indian stamp and also the first Keralite to be inscribed on a coin of RBI
  • He is the only Keralite whose birthday and death anniversary are declared holiday by Government of Kerala.
  • Who founded Sree Narayana Trust – R.Sankar
  • The Chairman of the Aluva ‘Sarva Matha Sammelanam’ – Sivadas Iyer


  1. The found of sadhujana paripalana sangham
  2. The leader of “Kallumala samaram”
  3. Whom Mahatma Gandhi called “Pulaya Raja”?
  4. The first belonged to depressed classes to be nominated to Travancore assembly.
  5. Who led perinad strike?
  6. The leader of kerala renaissance who was born at venganoor in thiruvananthapuram in 1863.
  7. Who led the first organized strike of agricultural labourers in Travancore?
  8. The leader of renaissance related to the controversial “Villuvandi Yatra” in Travancore history.
  9. Whose statue is erected at vellayambalam junction in thiruvananthapuram?
  10. Who established a “Kudippallikkoodam” for the depressed classes at venganoor in 1905?


  1. Who introduced Narayana Guru to Thycaud Ayya?
  2. The social reformer who was known as ‘Shamukhadasan’?
  3. Who was known as ‘Saint without saffron’?
  4. Who was born at Kannammoola (Kollur) in 1853?
  5. The social reformer whose real was ‘Ayyappan’?
  6. The social reformer who was fondly called ‘kunjan’ during his childhood and later came to be known as ‘kunjan Pillai’
  7. Who wrote ‘Vedadhikara Niroopanam’?
  8. Who was known as ‘Sarva Vidhyadhiraja’?
  9. Whom Narayana Guru met at aniyor temple near vamanapuram?
  10. Who gave satisfactory explanation about ‘Chin Mudra’ to Vivekananda while he visited kerala

Nicknames of famous Personalities in Kerala

  • Bharat Kesari – Mannath Padmanabhan
  • Beypore Sultan – Vaikkam Muhammed Basheer
  • Mayyazhi Gandhi – K.P.Kumaran Master
  • Kerala Simham – Pazhassi Raja
  • Pulayaraja – Ayyankali
  • Kerala Gandhi – K.Kelappan
  • Kesari – A. Balakrishana Pillai

Major hill stations in Kerala

  • Ponmudi – Thiruvananthapuram
  • Devikulam – Idukki
  • Munnar – Idukki
  • Peermade – Idukki
  • Wagamon – Idukki
  • Dhoni – Palakkad
  • Nelliyampathy – Palakkad
  • Lakkidi – Wayanad
  • Ranipuram – Kasaragod
  • Peruvannamuzhi – Kozhikode
  • Thusharagiri – Kozhikode
  • Paithalmala – Kannur
  • Ezhimala – Kannur

National Parks in Kerala

  • Eravikulam National Park – Idukki
  • Silent Valley National Park – Palakkad
  • Anamudi Shola National Park – Idukki
  • Mathikettan Shola National Park – Idukki
  • Pambadum Shola National Park – Idukki

Bird Sanctuaries in Kerala

  • Thattekkad – Ernakulam
  • Choolanur – Palakkad
  • Mangalavanam – Ernakulam
  • Kumarakom – Kottayam
  • Arippa – Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kadalundi – Malappuram

Districts in Kerala


  • Kasaragod is the latest district of Kerala formed on 24th May 1984.
  • Kasaragod district is the district in Kerala where the ‘Tulu’ Language is spoken.
  • Kasaragod is the only district where ‘Yakshagana’, dance form of Karnataka, is performed.
  • Kasaragod is known as ‘Land of Gods’
  • Kasaragod is known as ‘Saptha Bhasha Sangam Bhoomi’.
  • Kasaragod has the most number of river in Kerala.
  • Kasaragod is the only district in Kerala which produces Tobacco.
  • Kasaragod is the leading producer of Arecanut in Kerala
  • Kareem Forest Park, the man made forest in Kerala is in Kasaragod
  • Bynari language is used in Kasaragod District.
  • Hark Willia is in Kasaragod
  • The first Telemedicine System was started in Kasaragod.
  • The first bio district is Kasaragod
  • Cheemeni Thermal Power Plant is in Kasaragod.
  • Chandragiri and Bakel Forts are in Kasaragod; both forts were built by Sivappa Naiker
  • The historical revolt of Kayyur (1941) was held at Kasaragod.
  • Ananthapura Lake Temple and Malik Dinar Mosque are famous religious destinations in Kasaragod
  • The first e-payment panchayat – Manjeswaram
Historical Years
Attingal Rebellion 1721
Kulachal Battle 1741
Kundara Proclamation 1809
Kurichiyar Rebellion 1812
Channar Lahala 1859
Malayali Memorial, Travancore 1891
Ezhava Memorial 1896
Mopla Rebellion, Wagon Tragedy 1921
Vaikkom Satyagraha 1924
Civil Disobedience Movement 1930
Guruvayoor Satyagraha 1931
Nivaratana Agitation 1932
Temple Entry Proclamation 1936
State Congress Movement 1938
Kayyur Samaram 1941
Punnapra Vayalar Samaram 1946
Formation of Kerala State 1956
Liberation Movement 1959

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