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Facts about Kerala – 11

281.Which work is also known as ‘Ashtapadi’?

Gitagovinda

 

282.Which is known as ‘gateway of Wayanad’?

Lakkidi

 

283.Which is known as ‘land of latex’ (land of Rubber)?

Kottayam

 

284.Which place is known as ‘poor man’s Ooty’?

Nelliampathy

 

285.Which river is also known by the name ‘Beppurppuzha’?

Chaliyar

 

286.Which river was called “the English channel in India’ as it separated the British and French occupied territories?

Mayyazhi river

 

287.Who authored ‘’Prananathenenikku nalkiya paramananda rasathe’’?

Irayimman Thampy

 

288.Who designed the current form of dressing in Mohiniyattam?

Swathi Tirunal

 

289.Charalkkunnu is a hill station in …… district.

Pathanamthitta

 

290.In which district is Kappil beach?

Kasargod

 

291.In which district is Pakshipathalam?

Wayanad

 

292.The exponent of Kathakali:

Kottarakkara Thampuran

 

293.The first person in Kerala to write Sanskrit Drama:

Saktibhadran

 

294.The mudras of ‘Kathakali’ are adapted from:

Koodiyattam

 

295.The place known as ‘little Mecca’:

Ponnani

 

296.In which district is Payyambalam beach?

Kannur

 

297.Which crop is known as ‘the gold of the wasteland’?

Cashew

 

298.The first film in Malayalam was made based on a literary work:

Marthandavarma

 

299.The first Malayalam film that was nominated for Oscar:

Guru

 

300.The first Malayalam film to get President’s silver medal:

Neelakkuyil

 

301.The first film society in Kerala:

Chitralekha

 

302.The first film to get the award of Govt. of Kerala for best film:

Kumarasambhavam

 

303.Which district has the least area under paddy cultivation?

Idukki

 

304.Which district in Kerala has the largest area under paddy cultivation?

Palakkad

 

305.Which vesha is usually used for female characters in Kathakali?

Minukku

 

306.The first sponsored film in Malayalam:

Makalkku

 

307.Who established ‘Atmavidhyasangham’?

Vagbhatananda

 

308.Who started ‘Deshabhimani’ from Kollam in 1915, which published till 1930?

TK Madhavan

 

309.Who was known as Kerala Marx?

K Damodaran

 

310.Who was the first president of Nair service Society formed in 1914 as ‘Nair Bhrithyajana Sangham’?

K Kelappan

 

311.The Keralite who wrote a book on ‘Karl Marx’ in 1912?

K Ramakrishna Pillai

 

312.The king of Travancore who encouraged Tapioca cultivation:

Visakham Tirunal

 

313.The largest mural painting in Kerala:

Gajendramoksham

 

314.The mural painting ‘Aghoramoorthy’ can be seen at the temple of:

Ettumanoor

 

315.The slogan ‘American Model Arabikkadalil’ is related to:

Punnapra-Vayalar

 

316.The year of the split in Communist Party:

1964

 

317.The youngest Malayalam actress to get the national award for best actress:

Monisha

 

318.What is called the ‘king of spices’?

Pepper

 

319.What is known as ‘queen of spices’?

Cardamom

 

320.What is known as the ‘grains of paradise’?

Cardamom