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Facts about Kerala – 17

621.The only district in Kerala which produces garlic:

Idukky

 

622.The only woman in the first EMS ministry:

KR Gowri

 

623.The place famous for the manufacture of ‘Uru’?

Beppur

 

624.The place in Idukky district where Indo-Swiss Project was established:

Mattuppetty

 

625.The place in Kerala famous for orange farms:

Nelliyampathy

 

626.The place in Kerala where Mannathu Padmanabhan started the historical ‘Savarna jatha’:

Vaikom

 

627.The place in Kerala where Public Library was established for the first time:

Thiruvananthapuram

 

628.The place in Thiruvananthapuram district where the remains of ‘Ammachi Plavu’ in Travancore history is preserved:

Neyyatinkara

 

629.The place Indo-Swiss Project started in 1963:

Mattuppetty

 

630.The place known as ‘the Kashmir of Kerala’:

Munnar

 

631.The place known as ‘Thekkan Kasi’:

Thirunelli

 

632.The place where Cricket was played for the first time in Kerala:

Thalassery

 

633.The place where Kumaranasan was born:

Kayikkara

 

634.‘Madabhoomi’ is the old name of:

Kochi

 

635.Number of members in the first ministry of Kerala including Chief Minister:

11

 

636.Old name of Angadippuram:

Valluvanagaram

 

637.Old name of Kottackal:

Venkatakota

 

638. Parayan and Seethnkan are forms of:

Ottan Thullal

 

639. Indo-Norwegian Fisheries Community Project is situated at:

Neendakara

 

640. Rabindranath Tagore visited Sree Narayana Guru at Sivagiri in:

1922

 

641. Raja Ravi Varma, the first painter in Kerala to acquire international fame, passed away in:

1906

 

642.The background of the novel, ‘God of Small Things’ by Arundathy Roy?

Aymanam

 

643.The birthplace of P.Kunjiraman Nair, the famous poet of Kerala:

Kanhangad

 

644.The place where the first Ayurvedic Medical College in Kerala was established:

Thiruvananthapuram

 

645.The place where the first Law college in Kerala was established:

Thiruvananthapuram

 

646. Mahodayapuram is the old name of:

Kodungallur

 

647. Merryland, the second film studio in Kerala is situated at……. in Thiruvananthapuram district.

Nemom

 

648. Muziris is the old name of:

Kodungallur

 

649.The place where the first underpass in Kerala was established:

Thiruvananthapuram

 

650.The place which is known as the ‘cultural capital of Pathanamthitta’:

Aranmula

 

651. The publication of Mathrubhumi newspaper was started from:

Kozhikode

 

652. The remains of Sister Alphonsa is kept at:

Bharananganam

 

653. The southernmost freshwater lagoon in Kerala is:

Vellayani

 

654. The Thattekkad sanctuary is named after:

Salim Ali

 

655. Which is known as the ‘Cultural capital of Kerala’:

Thrissur

 

656. Which is known as ‘the gift of Pamba’?

Kuttanad

 

657. Which is known as ‘the queen of the Arabian sea’?

Kochi

 

658. Which is known as ‘the Venice of the East’?

Alappuzha

 

659. Which is the birthplace of Kathakali?

Kottarakkara

 

660. Which palace is called ‘Mural Pagoda’?

Krishnapuram Palace

 

661. Which place in Kasargod district was known as ‘Madathumala’ in ancient times?

Ranipuram

 

662. Which place is known as the birthplace of Ottan Thullal?

Ambalappuzha

 

663. Which river is also known as ‘Tejaswini’?

Kariangode

 

664. Which river is also known by the name Nila or Perar?

Bharatappuzha

 

665. Which was known as ‘Desinganad’ in earlier days?

Kollam

 

666.The venue of ‘Revathy Patathanam’ by Zamorin:

Thali Temple, Kozhikode

 

667. Uzhavur, the birthplace of KR Narayanan is in the district of:

Kottayam

 

668. Where is Govinda Pai Memorial?

Mancheswaram

 

669. Where is Putharikandam ground situated?

Thiruvananthapuram

 

670. Which area was known as ‘Goshree’ in ancient days?

Kochi

 

671. Which was known as ‘Odanad’ in earlier days?

Kayamkulam

 

672. Who was the first transport minister in Kerala?

TV Thomas

 

673. Who was the minister in charge of Employment in the first EMS ministry?

TV Thomas

 

674. Who was the secretary of Radical Group formed in Travancore:

MN Govindan Nair

 

675. The largest archeological museum in Kerala is functioning at:

Hill Palace Tripunithura

 

676.Who was appointed by the Govt of Travancore in 1934 to examine the matter of appointment to Govt Services:

G.D.Knox

 

677. Who was entrusted by Marthanda Varma for making an appointment to Govt Departments?

Ramayyan

 

678.The European power that constructed Chaliyam Fort?

The Portuguese

 

679.The first palace built in oriental style by the Westerners in India:

Mattancherry Palace

 

680.The king of Travancore who issued a proclamation in 1874 to control nepotism in appointments to Govt Services:

Ayilyam Tirunal

 

681.The king who was the first in the history of Travancore to establish a systematic administration:

Marthanda Varma

 

682. Which Fort in Kerala was also known as Fort William?

Chettuva Fort

 

683. Which fort was described as ‘Cannon pointed Towards the neck of Zamorin’?

Chalium Fort

 

684. Who gave permission to built the Anchengo Fort in 1690?

Rani of Attingal

 

685. Who seized the Fort Angel in 1663?

The Dutch

 

686. Who was appointed by Marthanda Varma to regularize the tax system in Travancore?

Mallan Sankaran

 

687. Who was instrumental in preparing a petition named Malayali Memorial which was signed by 10038 persons?

Barrister G.P.Pillai

 

688.The oldest palace built by the Dutch in India:

Bolghatty Palace

 

689. 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

 

690.The official residence of Dewan of Travancore which later became the seat of Akasavani in Kerala:

Bhakti Vilasom

 

691. Where is Krishnapuram Palace?

Kayamkulam

 

692. Which is written by Thakazhi?

Ormayude Theerangalil

 

693. Which palace is called ‘Mural Pagoda’?

Padmanabhapuram Palace

 

694. Who introduced the secretarial system in Travancore?

Colonel Monroe

 

695. The President’s rule was imposed for the second time in Kerala in :

1964

 

696.The ruler of Kochi who introduced a regular administrative machinery for the first time:

Sakthan Thampuran

 

697. Where is Sakthan Thampuran Museum?

Thrissur

 

698. Which was the only state under President’s rule when the linguistic reorganization was done?

Kerala

 

699. Who constructed the Bolghatty Palace?

The Dutch

 

700. Who recommended for declaring President’s rule in Thiru Kochi when Panampally resigned in 1956?

Sri Chithira Tirunal