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Karnataka Current Affairs

Karnataka Current Affairs 2016: Various Government and Private Organization conducts competitive examinations in Karnataka. Karnataka Current Affairs also covers one section in these exams. Candidates who are preparing for these exams may prepare this section with the help of information given here.  Aspirants can check the latest updates about current issues which are notice to be happened in Karnataka state.

Karnataka Current Affairs
As there is too much competition so it’s necessary to prepare well each section of the exam. In each department of government such as Banks, Railways, Public Service Commissions and Staff Selection Commissions etc competitive exams are conducted before recruitment.

Karnataka Current Affairs

Our web portal of is providing you to entire information related to Karnataka Current Affairs with all the possible descriptions about the state’s past and present and some question related to this as shown below. Interested candidates must have a look.

Latest Headlines Of Karnataka Current Affairs
  • Karnataka launches Mukhyamantri Santwana Harish Yojana for free treatment to accident victims
  • Justice Subhro Kamal Mukherjee sworn-in as Chief Justice of Karnataka High Court
  • Karnataka Mobile One m-governance model wins gold at World Government Summit
  • Renowned Kannada filmmaker and lyricist Geethapriya passes away
  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurates 103rd Indian Science Congress
  • South Western Railways Zone introduces Biodiesel for trains
  • Veteran Kannada film-maker K.S.L. Swamy passes away
  • Senior Kannada writer Dr.M. M. Kalburgi passes away
  • South Indian states to constitute Inter-State Coordination Council to resolve forest-related issues
  • Former CJ of Karnataka & Kerala High Courts Justice VS Malimath died
  • FKCCI completed 100 years of service
Current Affairs Question and Answers

Q. 01: The place Kudremukh in Karnataka is well known for which of following ore?
[A] Iron
[B] Manganese
[C] Copper
[D] Bauxite Iron
Ans:  A

Q. 02: 01) The Halmidi inscription is oldest known Kannada language inscription in Kannada language
02) It is believed that Halmidi inscription allegedly written during reign of Kadamba king Kakustavarman which of above statements is/are true?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2 both 1 & 2
Ans:  C

Q. 03: The scenic “Nandhi Hills” is located in which district of Karnataka?
[A] Kolar
[B] Ramanagar
[C] Chickaballapur
[D]Tumkur Chickaballapur
Ans: C

Q. 04: In which of following place Ashok’s minor rock edict has been discovered in Karnataka?
[A] Halmidi, Hasan
[B] Maski, Raichur
[C] Mulabagil, Kolar
[D] Hoskote, Bengaluru Maski, Raichur
Ans: B

Q. 05: Who among following was first to initiate celebration of Maha Navarathri (Dasara) festival in Mysore?
[A] Krishnaraja Wodeyar
[B] Chikkadevaraja Wodeyar
[C] Raja Wodeyar
[D] Narasimharaja Wodeyar
Ans: C

Q. 06: “Ilakal Saree” a traditional form of saree, which takes name from town Ilakal. In which of following district of Karnataka is located this town?
[A] Bijapura
[B] Bagalkot
[C] Gulbarga
[D] Davanagere
Ans: B

Q. 07: Which of following set correctly represents “Three gems of Kannada literature”?
[A] Pampa, Ranna, Harihara
[B] Pampa, Harihara, Janna
[C] Pamapa, Ranna, Ponna
[D] Ranna, Janna, Ponna
Ans: C

Q. 08: 1. Karnataka is major coffee producing state of India, accounting about 53% total coffee production of the country
2. Major coffee producing states of Karnataka are Tumkur, Davanagere and Shimoga which of above statements is/are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
Ans: A

Q. 09: “Kavirajamarga” is earliest available writing on poetic and grammar in the Kannada literature. It was written by which of following King?
[A] Govinda III
[B] Amoghavarsha
[C] Pulikeshi
[D] Danthidurga
Ans: B

Q. 10: Which is the highest point in Karnataka?
[A] Nandhi Hills
[B] Mullayanna giri
[C] Biligiri
[D] Male Madeshwara hills
Ans: B

Q. 11: What is total number of seats allocated for Karnataka in Lokasabha and Rajyasabha?
[A] 12, 10
[B] 28, 12
[C] 20, 15
[D] 25, 20
Ans: B

Q. 12: Which of following statement about Karnataka is wrong?
[A] The state covers an area of 1, 91,976 square kilometers
[B] Karnataka is 8th largest Indian state by area and 9th largest state by population
[C] The total number of district in Karnataka is 30
[D] The state of Mysore was renamed as Karnataka in the year 1963
Ans: D

Q.13: U R Ananthamurthy is an eminent writer in?
[A] Telugu
[B] Kannada
[C] Tamil
[D] Malayalam
Ans: B

Q. 14: In which of following place of Karnataka one cannot find Bahubali Statue?
[A] Dharmastala
[B] Shravanabelagola
 [C] Karkala
[D] Udupi
Ans: D

Q. 15: Who is known as “Father of Karnataka music”?
[A] Kanaka Dasa
[B] Purandara Dasa
[C] Raghavanka
[D] Sarvagna
Ans: B

Q. 16: Which among the following waterfall is created by the Sharavathi River in Shimoga district of Karnataka?
[A] Gokak Falls
[B] Kalhatti Falls
[C] Lalguli Falls
[D] Jog Fall
Ans: D

Q. 17: Bring out wrong pair of information:
[A] First Anglo-Mysore war 1766-69
[B] Second Anglo-Mysore war1780-84
[C] Third Anglo-Mysore war1790-92
[D] Fourth Anglo-Mysore war 1801-02
Ans: D

Q. 18: Who was the Chief Minister of Karnataka, when Mysore was renamed as Karnataka?
[A] Kengal Hanumanthaia
[B] Verendra Patil
[C] Devaraj Urs
[D] Nijalingappa
Ans: C

Q. 19: Total Number of Districts in Karanataka ?
[A] 29
[B] 32
[C] 30
[D] 26
Ans. C

Q. 20: Karnataka State formed in which year ?
[A] 1959
[B] 1956
[C] 1957
[D] 960
Ans. B

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