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Latest Headlines Of Karnataka Current Affairs
  • Bridge-man Girish Bharadwaj helps people crossover in lives
  • Fr K Anthony William appointed as Bishop of Mysuru
  • ICICI bank refuses to clear cheque signed in Kannada, lands in court
  • Security guard nabbed for harassing women lecturers
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas opens in Bengaluru
  • Bengaluru molestation case: Four arrested; ITI student among 6 accused, girl was being stalked for days
  • Molestation case: Karnataka Home Minister in damage control mode
  • Bengaluru molestation caught on camera: 4 arrested; 'was misquoted', says Karnataka Minister G Parameshwara
  • Cops quiz many for clues in Bengaluru molestation case
  • Bengaluru SHAMED again: Shocking CCTV footage shows girl being grabbed, molested on street
  • Karnataka Home Minister G Parameshwara finding excuses to cover failure: Women activists
  • Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah fuels job quota debate, pleads for reservation in pvt sector


Karnataka Quiz Questions and Answers

Q. 01: Who had written the book "Kavirajamarga"
A.    Amoghavarsha I
B.    Adikavi Pampa
C.    Nagavarma I
D.   Chavundaraya II
Ans: A

Q. 02: Who had written the mathematical book "Ganita-sara-samgraha"
A.    Jinasena
B.    Virasena
C.    Shakatayan
D.   Mahaviracharya
Ans: D

Q. 03: What is the area of Karnataka?
A.    41,284 sq. mi.
B.    74,051 sq. mi.
C.    52,622 sq. mi.
D.   12,482 sq. mi.
Ans: B

Q. 04: The Indus Valley houses were built of       
A.    Bamboos
B.    Wood
C.    Bricks
D.   Stone
Ans: C

Q. 05: Aryans lived in
A.    Maharashtra
B.    South India
C.    Central India
D.   Gangetic Valley
Ans: D

Q. 06:  Srinivasa was the pen name of which famous author
A.    M.V. Iyengar
B.    Kuvempu
C.    U. R. Ananthamurthy
D.   K. Shivaram Karanth
Ans: D

Q. 07:  Which one is known as the Silk Town of Karnataka
A.    Belgaum
B.    Ramanagara
C.    Chamarajanagara
D.   Channapattana
Ans: B

Q. 08:  Which one is an east flowing river in Karnataka
A.    Aghanashini River
B.    Tunga River
C.    Varahi River
D.   Gurupura River
Ans: B

Q. 09:  Which one is the first Kannada movie
A.    Gubbi Veeranna
B.    Bhakta Dhruva
C.    Sati Sulochana
D.   Pandaribai
Ans: C
Q. 10:  First person from Karnataka to received Bharat Ratna award
A.    C.N.R. Rao
B.    Bhimsen Joshi
C.    Visvesvaraya
D.   Shakuntala Devi
Ans: C

Q. 11:  The Hampi city is located on the bank of which river
A.    Tungabhadra River
B.    Kabini River
C.    Malaprabha River
D.   Kaveri River
Ans: A

Q. 12:  In which year, the Group of Monuments at Hampi are included in the World Heritage Site
A.    1972
B.    1978
C.    1982
D.   1986
Ans: D

Q. 13:  Who is known as the founder of Vijayanagara Empire
A.    Bukka Raya I
B.    Harihara I
C.    Ramachandra Raya
D.   Deva Raya II
Ans: B

Q. 14:  Who had written the first Kannada-English dictionary
A.    Hermann Gundert
B.    Hermann Mogling
C.    Ferdinand Kittel
D.   None of the above
Ans: C

Q. 15:  The Chennakesava Temple in Somanathapura is an example of __________ architecture
A.    Rashtrakuta
B.    Badami
C.    Hoysala
D.   Chalukya
Ans:  C

Q. 16:  In which year, the Kannada Sahitya Parishat was established
A.    1902
B.    1915
C.    1922
D.   1935
Ans:  B

Q. 17:  Who was the first President of Kannada Sahitya Parishat
A.    R. Narasimhachar
B.    Karpura Srinivasa Rao
C.    P. G. Halakatti
D.   H. V. Nanjundaiah
Ans:  D

Q. 18:  Who was the first person to received Bharat Ratna award from Karnataka
A.    Girish Karnad
B.    C.N.R. Rao
C.    Bhimsen Joshi
D.   Visvesvaraya
Ans:  D

Q. 19:  Who was the king of France when ambassadors of Tipu Sultan visit the country
A.    Henry IV
B.    Louis XV
C.    Louis XVI
D.   Sigismund II
Ans:  C

Q. 20:  Who was the Governor of India when the fourth Anglo-Mysore war was fought
A.    Lord Wellesley
B.    Lord Cornwallis
C.    Lord Minto
D.   Lord Hastings
Ans:  A

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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

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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

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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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