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Facts about Kerala – 19

761. The Kerala Press Academy was established in 1979 with ….. as its headquarters:

 Kochi

 

762. The Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad was formed at Kozhikode in: 

1962

 

763. In which year AK Gopalan led ‘starvatiom march’ from Kannur to Madras with 32 followers?

1936

 

764. Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy was established in:

1958

 

765. KPAC (Kerala People’s Arts Club) was formed in:

1951

 

766. Malayalam television programmes were started from Thiruvananthapuram in:

1985

 

767. The King Srimulam Tirunal of Travancore passed away in:

1924

 

768. The Sahithya Pravarthaka Sahakarana Sangham started functioning based on Kottayam in:

1945

 

769. The second University of Kerala, the Calicut University was started functioning in:

1968

 

770. The year of commencement of Vaikom Satyagraha, the first Satyagraha in India against untouchability?

1924

 

771. The year of Punnapra Vayalar agitation:

1946

 

772. Thumba Rocket launching station was started functioning in:

1963

 

773. To which organization, Thumba Rocket Launching Station was dedicated in 1968?

 UNO

 

774.Travancore and Cochin were integrated in:

1949



775. Udaya, the first film studio in Kerala was started functioning at Alappuzha in:

1948

 

776. The finance minister of Kerala who was instrumental in the launching of the lottery in Kerala:

PK Kunju

 

777. The first district in Kerala where DPEP was implemented in 1994:

Malappuram

 

778. The first finance commission of Kerala was formed in:

1994

 

779. The first hydel project in Malabar area started in 1972:

Kuttiadi

 

780. Malabar Cement Factory is at:

Valayar

 

781. Naval Academy is situated at:

Ezhimala

 

782. Srimulam Assembly was started functioning in:

1904

 

783. The  first to make forts built in granite in Kerala history:

The Portuguese

 

784. The Ananthavilasom Palace in Thiruvananthapuram was constructed during the reign of:

Visakham Tirunal

 

785. Madras Rubber Factory is at:

Vadavathoor

 

786. PJ Antony got the Bharat Award in 1973 for the performance in the film:

Nirmalyam

 

787. The country assisted in the construction of Idukky Dam completed in 1974, which is the first arch dam in India:

 Canada

 

788. The channel launched by CPM in Kerala:

Kairali

 

789. The European power that built Kottappuram fort in 1524:

The Portuguese

 

790. Travancore Cement Factory is situated at:

Nattakom

 

791. Vakkom Maulavi started ‘Swadeshabhimani’ in:

1905

 

792. Where is Napier Museum in Kerala?

Thiruvananthapuram

 

793. Who established Kerala Kalamandalam at Cheruthuruthy in 1930? 

Vallathol Narayana Menon

 

794. Who got the first Odakkuzhal Award instituted by G.Sankara Kurup?

Vennikkulam



795. Who pointed out the importance of Thattekkad for the first time which became a sanctuary in 1983?

Salim Ali

 

796. Who was the first director of the Kerala Language Institute founded in 1968?

 NV Krishna Varrier

 

797. Who was the last chief minister of TravancoreCochin?

Panampilly Govindamenon

 

798. Who was the main leader of salt satyagraha in Kerala, which was organized as part of Civil Disobedience movement?

K Kelappan

 

799. Who wrote the first detective novel in MalayalamBhaskaramenon

in 1924?

Appan Thampuran

 

800. In which year Kottayam became the fully literate town in India?

1989

 

801. Adoor Gopalakrishnan got a national award for best director in 1972 for his first feature film:

Swayamvaram

 

802. EMS became the chief minister of Kerala for the second time in the year: 

1967

 

803. Which Palace in Thiruvananthapuram is the venue of Swati Music Festival?

Kuthiramalika

 

804. Who constructed Kanakakkunnu Palace?

 Sri Mulam Tirunal

 

805. Who constructed Mattancherry Palace?

 The Portuguese



806. Who became the Chief Minister in Travancore- Cochin after the first general election?

 AJ John

 

807. Who became the first Chairman of the Kerala Sahitya Academy in 1956?

 Sardar KM Panicker

 

808. G Sankarakurup got the first Gyanpeet Award for ‘Odakkuzhal’ for the year: 

1965

 

809. In which district is the headquarters of Kottakkal Arya Vaidya Sala? 

Malappuram

 

810. In which district is Vallarpadam Container Terminal?

Ernakulam

 

811. In which year Kerala won Santosh Trophy for the first time?

1973

 

812. The European power that renovated Mattancherry Palace:

 The Dutch

 

813. The first chairman of Kerala Public Service Commission:

V.K.Velayudhan

 

814. The first EMS ministry ruled for……. months:

28

 

815. The first private channel in Kerala which started functioning in 1993:

Asianet

 

816. The foundation of the first biological park in India was laid in 1992 at: 

Agasthyarkutam

 

817.The headquarters of the Central University in Kerala:

Kasargod

 

818. The headquarters of the Mahatma Gandhi University is situated at:

Athirampuzha

 

819. The Kerala State Electricity Board was established in:

1957

 

820. Where is Banana Research Centre?

Kannara