2601. What is the elevation of Peak Anamudi?
(A) 2695 mtr. (B) 2350 mtr.
(C) 3115 mtr. (D) 2225 mtr.
2602. Which committee was appointed to enquire about the Jallianwalla Bagh tragedy?
(A) Simon Commission (B) Hunter Committee
(C) Cripps Mission (D) Wavell Committee
2603. Akkamma Cherian was called _______ by Gandhiji.
(A) Shining Star of freedom struggle
(B) Jhansi Rani of Travancore
(C) Mahila Mani of Travancore
(D) Rising Star of Travancore
2604. In which year Sadhujana Paripalana Sangham was founded?
(A) 1906 (B) 1907
(C) 1908 (D) 1905
2605. Njanapeettom Award was given to _______ for writing ‘Odakkuzhal’.
(A) Vallathol (B) G. Sankarakuruppu
(C) Balachandran Chullikadu (D) Kumaranasan
2606. The Chief Justice of India, Justice Dipak Mishra assumed office on which date ?
(A) March 21, 2009 (B) March 3, 2011
(C) April 23, 2012 (D) August 28, 2017
2607. Who was the captain of Indian Women’s Cricket team to reach the ODI World Cup final in 2017 ?
(A) Harmanpreet Kaur (B) P.V. Sindhu
(C) Mithali Raj (D) Karnam Malleshwary
2608. Which one of the following items comes under the Concurrent list of the Indian Constitution ?
(A) Defence (B) Education
(C) Citizenship (D) Local Government
2609. The words Socialist and Secular were added to the Preamble by :
(A) 42nd amendment (B) 47th Amendment
(C) 44th Amendment (D) 41st Amendment
2610. Article 280 of the Indian Constitution deals with :
(A) Planning Commission (B) Election Commission
(C) Finance Commission (D) Law Commission
2611. The World Environment Day is observed on ;
(A) September 5th
(B) October 24th
(C) December 10th
(D) June 5th
2612. Abhinjana Sakunthalam was translated into Malayalam by :
(A) V. T Bhattathirippad
(B) Kodungallur Kunhikkuttan Thampuran
(C) Kerala Varma Valiyakoyi Thampuran
(D) E. M. S Namboodiripadu
2613. The first female judge in India and also the first woman in India to become a High Court judge:
(A) Margaret Pavamani (B) Koothattukulam Mary
(C) Laitha Prabhu (D) Anna Chandi
2614. The wagon Tragedy was the tragic incident of the Malabar Rebellion took place on :
(A) 11th December, 1920 (B) 10thNovember, 1921
(C) 10th October, 1921 (D) 11thSeptember, 1920
2615. Editor of Mitavadi journal :
(A) K. Kelappan (B) T. K. Madhavan
(C) C. Krishnan (D) A. K. Pillai
2616. The poet who is often considered as the National Poet of Kerala :
(A) Vallathol Narayana Menon (B) Kumaran Asan
(C) G. Sankara Kurupu (D) Vailoppilli Sreedhara Menon
2617. The famous Play Pattabakki was written by :
(A) Kesava Dev (B) K. Damodaran
(C) Takazhi Shivasankara Pillai (D) Vaikom Muhammad Basheer
2618. First Malayalam Dictionary was compiled by :
(A) Dr. Herman Gundert (B) Father Clement
(C) Hendrik Van Rheede (D) Mr. Brennen
2619. Savarna Jatha organized by the Caste Hindus under the leadership of
(A) K.T.K. Krishnan (B) A. K. Gopalan
(C) Mannath Padmanabhan (D) P. Krishna Pillai
2620. The famous historical novel written by C.V. Raman Pillai
(A) Sarada (B) Dharma Raja
(C) Indulekha (D) Kundalata
2621. Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha was a religious protest movement founded in 1909 b (A) P. K. Chathan Master (B) Ayyan Kali
(C) Pampadi John Joseph (D) Poikayil Yohannan
2622. Vakkam Abdul Khader Moulavi was the Founder of
(A) Islam Dharma Paripalana Sangham
(B) Sadhu Jana Paripalana Sangham
(C) Atmavidya Sangham
(D) Sahodara Prasthanam
2623. The first complete printed book in the Malayalam language is the
(A) Varthamana Pusthakam (B) Vedadhikara Nirupanam
(C) Samshepavedartham (D) Leelathilakam
2624. Misrabhojanam (Mixed Feast for all castes) was organised by
(A) Chattampi Swamikal (B) Pandit K. P. Karuppan
(C) Vagbhatananda (D) K. Ayyappan
2625. Who is the author of the book Ministry of Utmost Happiness ?
(A) Arundhati Rai (B) Jhumpa Lahiri
(C) Anitha Nair (D) Santha Rama Rau
2626. Pandit Jasraj has established his reputation in which of the following field ?
(A) Drama (B) Literature
(C) Dance (D) Music
2627. Which city to host the 2024 summer Olympics ?
(A) London (B) Paris
(C) New York (D) Los Angeles
2628. Who is the present Chief Justice of India ?
(A) T. S. Thakur (B) Ranjan Gogo
(C) Jagadhish Singh Khehar (D) Dipak Misra
2629. Article 368 of the Indian Constitution deals with
(A) Amending Procedure (B) Emergency Provisions
(C) Right for Information (D) Right to Education
2630. The Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir came into force on
(A) 26 January, 1956 (B) 26 January, 1957
(C) 15 August, 1956 (D) 15 August, 1947
2631. The theory of Separation of Powers is a division of powers between
(A) the Economy and polity
(B) Central and State Governments
(C) different branches of Government
(D) State and Local Governments
2632. Which of the following Article of Indian Constitution ensures Freedom of Press in India ?
(A) Article 25 (B) Article 350
(C) Article 19 . (D) Article 326
2633. Who wrote the devotional work Narayaniyam?
(A) Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri
2634. English education started in Travancore at the time of
(A) Ayillium Thirunal (B) Visakham Thirunal
(C) Uthradam Thirunal (D) Swathy Thirunal
2635. Who assumed the title as “the Father of Political Movement in Modern Travancore”?
(A) K. Ramakrishna Pillai (B) Dr. Palpu
(C) G. Parameswara Pillai (D) Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishnan
2636. Who started the newspaper called “Sujananandini” ?
(A) Kesavan Asan (B) C. V. Kunjiraman
(C) K. Kelappan (D) A. K. Gopalan
2637. The S. N. D. P. Yogam came into existence on
(A) December 1, 1920 (B) June 10, 1905
(C) May 15, 1903 (D) December 1, 1903
2638. Who wrote the famous Malayalam novel “The Marthanda Varma” ?
(A) Chandu Menon (B) C. V. Raman Pillai
(C) S. K. Pottakkadu (D) M. R. Nair
2639. First Chairperson of National Commission for Woman.
(A) Girija Vyas (B) V. Mohini Giri
(C) Jayanti Patnaik (D) Lalitha Kumaramangalam
2640. Name the Prepaid Smart Card introduced by the Kochi Metro.
(A) Metro Card (B) Kochi One
(C) Smart Card (D) One Kochi
2641. Slavery was abolished in Travancore on :
(A) 1910 (B) 1836
(C) 1812 (D) 1811
2642. Who Prepared the first lexicon and grammar work in Malayalam ?
(A) Benjamin Bailey (B) Arnos Pathiri
(C) Herman Gundert (D) William Logan
2643. Who wrote the book called “Adibhasha” ?
(A) V. T. Bhattathirippad (B) Vaikunda Swamikal
(C) Chattambi Swamikal (D) Ayyankali
2644. Ayyavazhi theology related to :
(A) Thycaud Ayya Vaikundar (B) Sree Narayana Guru
(C) Vagbhadananda (D) Vaikunda Swamikal
2645. A Collection of book reviews by Kuttipuzha Krishana Pillai :
(A) Kanneerum Kinavum (B) Smarana Manchari
(C) Malayalam Book Reviews (D) Grandavalokanam
2646. Who is the author of The Sarachandrika, a significant contribution to the literature on Ayurveda?
(A) Dr. K. Muraleedharan (B) Paravoor Kesavan
(C) P. M. Govindan Vaidyan (D) P. R. Variar
2647. Which is set to be India’s first Book Village ?
(A) Bastar (Chattisgarh) (B) Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh)
(C) Araria (Bihar) (D) Bhilar (Maharashtra)
2648. Kaziranga, the famous sanctuary of Assam is famous for
(A) Rhinos (B) Tigers
(C) Lions (D) Elephants
2649. Climate of India is _______ .
(A) Mediterrian Type (B) Equatorial Type
(C) Desert Type (D) Monsoon Type
2650. Which State in India has the lowest number of females in comparison to males ?
(A) Bihar (B) Haryana
(C) Rajasthan (D) Punjab
2651. Which of the following state has the lowest literacy rates in India ?
(A) Bihar (B) Chhattisgarh
(C) Jharkhand (D) Rajasthan
2652. Operation Black-Board aims at
(A) providing education to urban slum dwellers.
(B) promoting adult literacy.
(C) providing primary education in an educationally backward.
(D) opening of new schools specially for female children.
2653. Which of the following is an indicator of poverty in India ?
(A) Income level (B) Literacy Level
(C) Employment Level (D) All of these
2654. In which year the Planning Commission of India was constituted?
(A) 1942 (B) 1947
(C) 1950 (D) 1958
2655. ‘Twenty point Programme’ was launched in the year
(A) 1969 (B) 1980
(C) 1975 (D) 1977
2656. The First Five Year Plan in India was from
(A) 1947-1952 (B) 1949-1954
(C) 1950-1955 (D) 1951-1956
2657. Which Five Year Plan is also known as “Gadgil Yojana” ?
(A) Second Five Year Plan (B) Third Five Year Plan
(C) Fourth Five Year Plan (D) Fifth Five Year Plan
2658. Who was the first Public Service Commissioner appointed in Travancore?
(A) G.D. Knox (B) Col. Munro
(C) William Barten (D) Macaulay
2659. Which of the following was the main reason for the outbreak of the 1857 revolt?
(A) Introduction of Enfield rifle
(B) Introduction of Doctrine of Lapse
(C) Introduction of Subsidiary alliance
(D) Both (A) and (B)
2660. The revolt of 1857 started at
(A) Madras (B) Poona
(C) Surat (D) Meerut
2661. The Novel ‘Anandamath’ was written by
(A) Devendranath Tagore (B) Bankim Chandra Chatterji
(C) Rabindranath Tagore (D) Dadabhai Naoroji
2662. Where is the wind farm power project in Kerala located?
(A) Kanjikode (B) Ramakkalmedu
(C) Kayamkulam (D) Both (A) and (B)
2663. The social reformer of Kerala who opened his family temple for everyone?
(A) Narayana Guru (B) E.V Ramaswami
(C) Mannathu Padmanabhan (D) Ayya Vaikunder
2664. The date of Temple Entry Proclamation in Travancore?
(A) 12 November, 1936 (B) 12 November, 1939
(C) 12 November, 1947 (D) 12 November, 1951
2665. Who published the Arabic-Malayalam monthly called ‘Al-Islam ?
(A) Abdur Rahiman (B) Ali – Musaliyar
(C) Abdul Khadir Maulavi (D) Siti Koya Thangal
2666. Which country has successfully launched Satellite- carrying rocket “Simorgh” into space?
(A) Iran (B) Japan
(C) France (D) Germany
2667. Which metro will become India’s first metro to have its own FM Radio Station?
(A) Delhi Metro (B) Kolkata Metro
(C) Lucknow Metro (D) Nagpur Metro
2668. The new spaper owned by Vakkom Abdul Khadir Maulavi
(A) Malayalee (B) Swadesabhimuai
(C) Vivekodayam (D) Kerala Kaumudi
2669. Which woman leader of Travancore organized the Female Volunteer Corps called Desasevika Sangham?
(A) Accamma Cherian (B) Rosamma Punnoose
(Cl Lakshmi Menon (D) A V Kuttimalu Amma
2670. An episode connected with the campaign against untouchability observed in the post-independence period
(A) Paliyam Satyagraha (B)Vaikkom Satyagraha
(C) Guruvayoor Satyagraha (D) Nivarthana Agitation
2671. Who were the pioneers in the field of education in Malabar?
(A) CMS (B) LMS
(C) Rulers of Malabar (D) Basal Mission
2672.The person who was appointed as a Special Commissioner to enquire into the land tenure and tenant rights in Malabar in connection with the Mappila Riots.
(A) K. Kelappnn (B) Hermon Gundert
(C) William Logan (D) K. P. Kesava Menon
2673. The Article of the India constitution which provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir
(A) Article 25 (B) Article 92
(C) Article 320 (D) Article 370
2674. India’s first World Heritage City declared by UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee
(A) Delhi (B) Ahmedabad
(C) Mumbai ( D) Jaipur
2675. Which country is not included in Malabar 2017, a joint midsummer exercise aimed at addressing shared threats to maritime security in the Asia Pacific region?
(A) India (0) US
(C) China (D) Japan
2676. Hanukkah. the festival of lights is associated with which religion :
(A) Judaisam (B) Zoroastrianism
(C) lslam (D) Buddhism
2678. Garba is a popular folk dance of
(A) Himachal Pradesh
(C) Uttar Pradesh
2679. By which Constitutional Amendment Act the word ‘secularism’ was incorporated in the Preamble of the Constitution of India
(A) The Constitution (Forty-Sixth Amendment) Act
(B) The Constitution (Forty-Fourth Amendment) Act
(C) The Constitution (Forty-Second Amendment) Act
(D) The Constuuuon (Forty-First Amendment) Act
2680. which of the following is not a fundamental right in Part III of the Constitution of India?
(A) Righi to property (B) Right to education
(C) R1gh1 to equality (D) Right to personal liberty
2681. Which article of the Indian Constitution empowers the President of India to promulgate Ordinances’?
(A) Article 217 (B) Article 125
(C) Article 213 (D) Article 123
2682. Which commission was Constituted in 2007 to examine and make recommendations on center-state relations in India?
(A) Punchhi Commission
(B) Sarkaria Commission
(C) Kotharia Commission
(D) Srikrishna Commission
2683. Who presides over the joint sitting of two houses of Indian Parliament?
(A) Prime Minister (B) President
(C) Speaker (D) Vice President
2684. Under the Right to Information Act, 2005 the information sought for concerns the life or liberty of a person, the same ‘shall be provided within ——— of the receipt of the application.
(A) Twenty four hours (B)Fourty eight hours
(C) Twelve hours (D) Eighteen hours
2685. The definition of child in the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 is
(A) Any person below the age of eighteen years
(B) Any person below the age of fifteen years
(C) Any person below the age of six years
(D) Any person below the age of twelve years
2686.——— conducts a regular social audit under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act.
(A) Block Development Officer (B) District Programme Coordinator
(C) Gram Sabha (D) Gram Punchayath
2687. The State Food Commission constituted for the purpose of monitoring and review of the implementation of the National Food Security Act 2013 shall consist of
(A) A Chairperson, five other members and a member secretary
(B) A Chairrperson, three other members and a member secretary
(C) A Chairperson, four other members and a member secretary
(D) A Chairperson, one other member and a member secretary
2688. The Transplantation of Human Organs (Amendment) Act received the assent of the President of India on
(A) 19th June 2011 (B) 27th September 2011
(C) 22nd October 2011 (D) 10th September 2011
2689. Which of the following was in the position of Prime Minister for the longest period?
(A) Dr. Manmohan Singh (B) Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) Indira Gandhi (D) Rajeev Gandhi
2690. The total number of nominated members of both houses of the Indian Parliament is
(A) 2 (B) 10
(C) 12 (D) 14
2691. Total number of High Courts in India _______ .
(A) 28 (B) 26
(C) 24 (D) 22
2692. Which state enacted GST Bill for the first time in India ?
(A) Assam (B) Kerala
(C) Tamil Nadu (D) Gujarat
2693. The Article of the Indian Constitution deals with the Finance Commission.
(A) Article 226 (B) Article 260
(C) Article 280 (D) Article 315
2694. MGNREGP came into existence in the year of
(A) 2002 (B) 2006
(C) 2010 (D) 2012
2695. World Tsunami Awareness Day was observed on
(A) Sept. 5, 2016 (B) Oct. 5, 2016
(C) Nov. 5, 2016 (D) Dec. 5, 2016
2696. Which organ can be donated when the donor is alive?
(A) Heart (B) Lung
(C) Eye (D) Kidney
2697. The Environmental Protection Act came into existence in the year of
(A) 1986 (B) 1987
(C) 1988 (D) 1989
2698. The book Silent Spring written by
(A) Peter Matthiessen (B) Alex Mac Gill
(C) Graham Matthews (D) Rachel Carson
2699. Name the leader of Yachana Yathra.
(A) V. T. Bhattathirippadu (B) A. K. Gopalan
(C) K. Kelappan (D) P. Krishna Pillai
2700. To whom is the work Dharmam is associated?
(A) Dr. Ayyathan Gopalan (B) Ayyankali
(C) Sreenarayana Guru (D) T. K. Madhavan
2701. Name the Editor of the magazine Murali?
(A) T. Ammalu Amma (B) Kadathanattu Madhavi Amma
(C) Kesavadev (D) S. K. Pottakkadu
2702. Keralan was the pen name of
(A) Pandit Karuppan (B) Swedeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai
(C) K. Damodaran (D) Kesari Balakrishna Pillai
2703. According to a study undertaken by the Planning Commission in 1953-54, which among the following states had the highest percentage of persons having land holdings below ten acres in size ?
(A) Andhra Pradesh (B) Gujarat
(C) Kerala (D) Uttar Pradesh
2704. The earlier name of the Central Hall of the Parliament was
(A) Constitution Hall (B) Panchayats
(C) Provincial Assembly Hall (D) Darbar Hall
2705. Which is known as the capital of King Cobra?
(A) Gosaba (B) Congo
(C) Dazhai (D) Agumbe
2706. The UDAY Scheme is related to _________ .
(A) Coal (B) Power
(C) Petroleum (D) Pharmaceuticals
2707. Introduction of The Right to Information Act in Tamil Nadu was in ________ .
(A) 1996 (B) 2005
(C) 2008 (D) 2000
2708. Name the Indian City firstly hosts the Asian Athletics Championship.
(A) Bhubaneshwar (B) Pune
(C) New Delhi (D) Ranchi
2709. Which one is not related to Swadeshabhimani K Ramakrishnapillai?
(A) Kerala Pathrika (B) Keralan
(C) Sarada (D) Deshabhimani
2710. Former wrestling star Battulga Khaltmaa has won the Presidential election of _____.
(A) Philippines (B) Mangolia
(C) Indonesia (D) Thailand
2711. ________ has been described as India’s first world heritage city.
(A) Ahmedabad (B) Mysore
(C) Delhi (D) Jaipur
2712. Which one is the first important programme of “Sahodara Sangam”?
(A) Misra Vivaham (B) Eradication of superstition
(C) Negation of religion (D) Misrabhojanam
2713. Who started the Malayalam newspaper “Paschima Tharaka”?
(A) Devji Bheemji (B) Benjamin Baili
(C) Herman Gundert (D) Kandathil Varghese Mappila
2714. Which one is the first Malayalam drama?
(A) Chandra Mukhee Vilasam
(C) Keraleeya Bhasha Shakunthalam
2715. ________ has historically been the gateway for invasions of the Indian subcontinent from the North West.
(A) Khyber pass (B) Shipkhila pass
(C) Nathoola pass (D) Bara Lacha pass
2716. ________ has become the first country in the world to prohibit deforestation
(A) Lithuania (B) Norway
(C) Denmark (D) Latvia
2717. ‘Lavani’ is the most popular form of dance in the state of __
(A) Manipur (B) Mizoram
(C) Maharashtra (D) Meghalaya
2718. Thiruvananthapuram Public Library was established during the reign of____
(A) Marthandavarma (B) GowriLakshmi Bhai
(C) Swathi Thirunal (D) Dharma Raja
2719. In India the Planning Commission was set up in the year
(A) 1948 (B) 1949
(C) 1950 (D) 1951
2720. The Article of the Indian Constitution deals with Public Interest Litigation
(A) 226 (B) 300
(C) 360 (D) 370
2721. Which of the following taxes in India is collected by Panchayats?
(A) Land Revenue (B) GST
(C) Sales Tax (D) Tax on Local Fairs
2722. A dispute relating to the election of the Vice-President in India is decided by the
(A) Parliament (B) Supreme Court
(C) President (D) High Court
2723. The Article of the Indian Constitution deals with Union Public Service Commission
(A) 280 (B) 300
(C) 311 (D) 315
2724. Earth Day Observed on
(A) March 22 (B) March 28
(C) April 22 (D) April 28
2725. When was the Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) Scheme Launched?
(A) Jan 2000 (B) May 2000
(C) July 2000 (D) Dec 2000
2726. The book ‘Half-Earth: Our Plant’s Fight for Life’ written by
(A) Edward O Wilson (B) Rachel Carson
(C) Peter Matthiessen (D) Graham Matthews
2727. Tiger Survey related with the emblem of
(A) Agmark (B) Pugmark
(C) Claw mark (D) FPO mark
2728. Bill on Protection of Women on Domestic Violence was passed in the year
(A) 2006 (B) 2008
(C) 2010 (D) 2012
2729. The first municipality to become fully WiFi Zone municipality in India
(A) Palakkad (B) Malappuram
(C) Chavakkad (D) Wayanad
2730. Pranahita and Taliperu are the tributaries of which river?
(A) Godavari (B) Krishna
(C) Mahanadi (D) Kaveri
2731. The massive rescue and relief operation initiated by Govt. of India in earthquake devastated Nepal in 2015
(A) Operation Soda Mountain (B) Operation Air born Dragon
(C) Operation Vijay (D) Operation Maithri
2732. “Great Dark Spot”, the huge spinning storm in the southern atmosphere of which Planet?
(A) Pluto (B) Neptune
(C) Uranus (D) None of these
2733. Who presided over the Lahore session of Indian National Congress meeting in 1909 ?
(A) Rash Behari Bose
(B) William Wedder Burn
(C) Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya
(D) Jawaharlal Nehru
2734. In Census 2011 the female population in India is
(A) 1,73,78649 (B) 1,60,27412
(C) 1,59,34926 (D) 3,03,9573
2735. In which district in Kerala the Chimmini Wild-life sanctuary situated?
(A) Kottayam (B) Idukki
(C) Thrissur (D) Palakkad
2736. The first e-port in India is
(A) Chennai (B) Mumbai
(C) Visakhapatnam (D) Cochin
2737. Who issued the Royal proclamation of 1817 that introduced free education in Travancore?
(A) Ayilyam Thirunnal Gowri Lakshmi Bai
(B) Rani Gowri Parvathi Bai
(C) Swathi Thirunnal Ramavarma
(D) Rani Sethu Lakshmi Bai
2738. Who wrote the famous book “Vedadikara Nirupanam” ?
(A) Ayyankali (B) Sree Narayana Guru
(C) Chattambi Swamikal (D) Vaikunda Swamikal
2739. Which programme was launched by Narendra Modi on 28th August 2014?
(A) Goods and Service Tax (B) Digital India
(C) Skill India (D) Jan Dhan Yojana
2740. Which social reformer founded the Chirayankeezhu Taluk Muslim Samajam?
(A) Vakkam Abdul Khader Moulavi
(B) Muhammed Abdul Rahman Sahib
(C) Shoukkath Ali
(D) Muhammed Ali
2741. “Unnimol” is a character of which Malayalam Novel?
(A) Oru Theruvinte Katha (B) Odayilninnu
(C) Nalukettu (D) Thottangal
2742. Which country will host the FINA World Aquatics Championship, 2017?
(A) Japan (B) Brazil
(C) Hungary (D) None of these
2743. ISRO has successfully launched 104 Satellites in a single flight recently from
(A) Thumpa (B) Bangalore
(C) Sriharikotta (D) Chandipur
2744. The first state in India to open a Blood Bank for cattle
(A) Tamil Nadu (B) Orissa
(C) Bihar (D) Haryana
2745. Which is the “ Black September Day “ in Olympics history?
(A) 30th Sep. 1972 (B) 5th Sep. 1972
(C) 20th Sep. 1968 (D) 5th Sep. 1968
2746. Which Five Year Plan is known as “Gadgil Yojana”?
(A) Fourth Five Year Plan (B) Fifth Five Year Plan
(C) Sixth Five Year Plan (D) Seventh Five Year Plan
Answer: (Third Five Year Plan)
2747. Who got Ezhuthachan Award, in 2016?
(A) Puthussery Ramachandran (B) Vishnu Narayanan Namboothiri
(C) M. K. Sanu (D) C. Radhakrishnan
2748. Poikayil Yohannan founded the Dalit Religious Protest Movement “Prathyaksha Raksha Dhaiva Sabha” at ___________
(A) Pathanamthitta (B) Kollam
(C) Thiruvananthapuram (D) Kottayam
2749. Who is the first environmentalist to get the Nobel Peace Prize?
– Wangari Mathai
2750. Which country is the ·first ·to bring a Parliamentary Legislation on climate change?
2751. To show the grave concern of rising sea level, which island nation held the world’s first-ever underwater cabinet meeting?
2752. Who is popularly known as ‘The Tree Mother of Africa’?
– Wangari Mathai
2753. What is the name of the organisation founded by Wangari Mathai for the protection of the environment?
– Green Belt Movement
2754. Which country held its cabinet meeting at the MountEverest in a bid to highlight the issue of Global Warming?
2755. Who is the author of the book ‘Silent Spring’, which played a key role in the modern environmental movement?
– Rachel Carson
2756. In order to raise awareness about the need to take action on climate change, the WWF started an event in 2007, which is observed on the last Saturday of March every year. Name the event.
– Earth Hour
2757. The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, which was held in Rio de Janeiro inl992 is popularly known as? ·
– Earth Summit
2758. The 1971 Convention on Wetlands, held in Iran is popularly known as? ·
– Ramsar Convention
2759. The Movement that practises the Gandhian methods of satyagraha and non-violent resistance, through the act of hugging trees to protect them from being felled is ……?
– The Chipco Movement
2760. The modern Chipco Movement started in the early 1970s in the Garhwal Himalayas of which state?
2761. Kyoto Protocol deals with?
– Green House Gas Reduction
2762. The International Agreement dealing with substances that deplete the Ozone Layer is known as …..?
– Montreal Protocol
2763. What is the new name of the Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah?
– Acharya Jagdish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden
2764. The World Sparrow Day is observed on?
– March 20
2765. The 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference is commonly known as ——?
– Copenhagen Summit
2766. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, aimed at fighting global warming is popularly known as ?
– Kyoto Protocol
2767. The Kyoto Protocol entered into force·on ?
– 16 February 2005
2768. Which is the most important greenhouse gas?
– carbon dioxide
2769. In which year Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed?
2770. Who founded the Poona Sarvajanik Sabha in 1870?
– MG Ranade
2771. Who said, ” Satyagraha is the tool of strong people”?
– Mahatma Gandhi
2772. Who was called ‘Lok Manya’?
– Bal Gangadhar Tilak
2773. Who headed the boundary commission appointed to demarcate the boundary between India and Pakistan?
– Cyril Radcliff
2774. Who was elected as the president in the All India Kisan Sabha held in Lucknow in 1936?
– Swami Sahajanand Saraswati
2775. The only Keralite to become the president of INC:
– C Sankaran Nair
2776. Who authored ‘Arctic Horne in the Vedas’?
– Bal Gangadhar Tilak
2777. Who started the Self Respect Movement in Tamil Nadu?
– E.V. Ramaswami Naicker
2778. Who founded the Hindu Maha Sabha?
– MM Malavya
2779. Who is regarded as the father of ‘The Two Nation Theory?
– M.A. Jinnah
2780. Who wrote the book ”What Congress and Gandhi have done to untouchables’?
– B.R. Ambedkar
2781. Who was the political guru of Gopala Krishna Gokhale?
– M.G. Ranade
2782. Who coined the term ‘Satyagraha’?
2783. The President of India. who was formerly the chairman of Constituent Assembly:
– Dr Rajendraprasad
2784. Who was known as ‘Desh bandu’?
– Chittaranjan Das
2785. Who wrote the book ‘Gandhi and Anarchy’?
– C.Sankaran Nair
2786. In which year did Gandhiji visit Kerala for the first time?
2787. Who is considered the first foreign traveller to India?
2788. Name the famous book of Megasthenese in which a great deal is written about our country and people?
2789. Name the King who sent Megasthenese to India as his ambassador?
– Seleucus Nicator
2790. Who was the great King of Pataliputra at the time of Megasthenese’s visit?
– Chandragupta Maurya
2791. Who was the first Chinese traveller to visit India?
2792. Who is the author of the work ‘A Record of Buddhist Kingdoms or Foguoji’?
2793. What was the main objective of Fa-Hien’s visit to India?
-visit holy Buddhist places and collect Buddhist books and relicts
2794. Who was the famous king of India during Fa-Hien’s?
– Chandragupta II
2795. Which is the probable period of Fa-Hien’s India visit?
– 405-412 AD
2796. Where is the famous ‘Fa Hien Cave’ is situated?
– Sri Lanka
2797. A famous Chinese Buddhist pilgrim who came to India has· left in his ‘Travels or Records of Western Lands’, comprising twelve books, a detailed account of all that he observed during his long journey through India. Who was this traveller?
– Hiuen Tsang
2798. ich was the period of Hiuen Tsang’s pilgrimage to India?
– 629-644 AD
2799. Who was the famous king of Kanaui at the time of Hiuen Tsang’s Visit?
– Harshavardhana (Siladitya)
2800. Who was the Superior of Nalanda Monastery during the visit of Hiuen Tsang?