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Assistant Facts on Kerala

Facts about Kerala – 18

701. Who was the acting Governor of Kerala when the state was formed on 1st November 1956?

P.S.Rao

 

702. Who wrote ‘Ente Katha’?

Madhavikkutty

 

703. Who wrote ‘Thudikkunna Thalukal’?

Changampuzha

 

704.The largest Fort in Kerala?

Bakel

 

705.The Viceroy who built Angel Fort:

Alphonso De Almeida

 

706. What was the basic unit of the administration of Marthanda Varma? 

Village

 

707.‘Ente Natakasmarnakal’ is the autobiography of:

PJ Antony

 

708.‘Ente Vazhiyambalangal’ is the autobiography of:

SK Pottakkad

 

709. In which year is Malayali Memorial, demanding the Appointment of native people submitted?

1891

 

710. Name the agitation that prompted the Govt of Travancore to appoint a Public Service Commissioner?

Abstention Movement

 

711. Name the European power that built Angel Fort:

The Portuguese

 

712. The Angel Fort is situated at:

Kannur

 

713. The British got Angel Fort from:

 Arakkal Beevi

 

714.Which palace is also known as ‘Dutch Palace’?

Mattancherry Palace

 

715. Who built the Palakkad Fort in1766?

Hyder Ali

 

716. Who constructed Bakel Fort in the 17th century?

Sivappa Nayak

 

717. Who constructed Chettuva Fort?

The Dutch

 

718. Who was instrumental in submitting a petition named ‘Ezhava Memorial’ in 1896 demanding appointments for Ezhavas in Govt services?

Dr.Palpu

 

719. Who was the first Public Service Commissioner appointed in Travancore?

 G.D.Knox

 

720. Who was the first signatory of Malayali Memorial?

K.P.Sankara Menon

 

721.Who wrote ‘Adukkalayilninnu Parliamentilekk’ ?

Bharati Udayabhanu

 

722. Who constructed the Anchengo Fort?

The British

 

723. Who was the President when President’s rule was imposed for the first time in Kerala?

Dr.Rajendraprasad

 

724. The Liberation Struggle lasted for …… weeks:

7

 

725. At the time of the formation of the Kerala State, it has been under President’s rule for …….days:

155

 

726. 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:

1965

 

727. Central Institute of Fisheries Technology (CIFT) is situated at:

 Kochi

 

728. Hindustan Newsprint Factory is situated at:

Velloor

 

729.The mouthpiece of CPI Kerala unit:

Janayugam

 

730.The number of Members in Kerala PSC including Chairman:

21

 

731. The oldest European fort in India was built by:

The Portuguese

 

732. Kerala became the first fully literate state in India in the year:

1991

 

733. Kerala Panchayat Raj Act was brought into effect in Kerala in:

1994

 

734.KSRTC was brought into existence in:

1965

 

735.Who led Communist Party of India(CPI) in Kerala after the split?

 MN Govindan Nair

 

736. Who was the editor of Vivekodayam started publication in 1905 as the mouthpiece of the SNDP Yogam?

Kumaranasan

 

737. Who was the first secretary of the SNDP Yogam, formed in 1903? 

Kumaranasan

 

738. Who was the Governor of Kerala when President’s rule was imposed for the first time in Kerala?

B.Ramakrishna Rao

 

739. Who was the last Chief Minister of Thiru Kochi whose resignation led to president’s rule:

Panampilly Govinda Menon

 

740. Legislative body in the princely state of Cochin started functioning in: 

1925

 

741. In which palace, mural paintings based on Kumarasambhava of Kalidasa can be seen?

Dutch Palace

 

742. In which year Kerala Public Service Commission was formed?

 1956

 

743. Kerala was brought under the President’s rule for the last time in:

1982

 

744. Kerala Wood Industries is situated at:

Nilambur

 

745. The lengthiest President’s rule in Kerala was ended in:

1967

 

746. A popular ministry under Pattom Thanu Pillai assumed power in Travancore in: 

1948

 

747. Chattampi Swamikal passed away at Panmana in Kollam district in: 

1924

 

748. Cochin Port Trust was brought into existence in:

1964

 

749. CP Ramaswamy Iyer became the Dewan of Travancore in:

1936

 

750. Eravikulam ,the first national park in  Kerala was brought into existence in:

1978

 

751. Mayyazhi was liberated from the French rule in:

1954

 

752. Name the first ship built at Cochin Shipyard in 1980:

Rani Padmini

 

753. Name the publication started by Muhammad Abdur Rehman Sahib from Kozhikode in 1924:

Al Ameen

 

754. Panampilly Govindamenon became the prime minister of Cochin in: 

1947

 

755. Radio station in Thiruvananthapuram was started functioning in:

1943

 

756. Sarada got the national award for best actor in 1968 for the film: 

Thulabharam

 

757. Telecasting was started from Thiruvananthapuram in:

1982

 

758. The Cochin Stock Exchange was established in:

1978

 

759. The Cochin University was brought into existence in:

 1971

 

760. The first movie in Kerala- Vigathakumaran was released in:

 1928