1. Name the Anglo Indian Member who served longest period in the Kerala Legislative Assembly

Stephen Padua

2. Who was the longest serving Chiesf Minister of Travancore-Kochin

AJ John

3. Who was written and prepared the Temple entry Proclamation of 1936

Ulloor S Parameswara Iyer

4. Name the first rocket launched from the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching station

Nike Apache

5. Name the first person who born through a cesarean section in Kerala, who died in May 2018 at the age of 98

Michael Shavarimuthu

6. Which bank introduced the first Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in Kerala on 1993 at Trivandrum

British Bank of Middle East

7. Which was the first institute in Kerala established to produce viral and bacterial vaccines against cattle and poultry disease

Institute of Animal Health and Veterinary Biologicals , Palode

8. Where is India’s first soil museum started

Parottukonam

9. Name the Children’s Magazine bring out by the Kerala State Institute of Children’s Literature

Thaliru

10. The Agasthya Crocodile Rehabilitation and Research Centre located at

Neyyar

First Ministry of Kerala

5th April 195731st July 1959
E.M.S NamboodiripadChief Minister
C. Achutha MenonFinance
T.V ThomasTransport, Labour and Employment
K.C GeorgeFood and Forests
K.P GopalanIndustries
T.A MajeedPublic Works
P.K ChathanLocal Self Government
Joseph MundasseryEducation and Co-operation
K.R GouriRevenue and Excise
V.R Krishna IyerLaw and Electricity
A.R MenonHealth





11. Which Travancore King shifted the capital from Padmanabhapuram to Thiruvananthapuram

Dharma Raja

12. Name the man made canal that runs through the west coast of Thiruvananthapuram district named after the Queen of Travancore

Parvathy Puthanar

13. Who called Kumaranasan as ‘Viplavathinte Sukranakshatram’ (Venus of Revolution)

Joseph Mundassery

14. Kabani, Bhavani and Pambar are the east flowing rivers in Kerala. these three rivers are the tributaries of which major river

Kaveri

15. Krishna Gatha written by Cherusseri was the Court Poet of which King

Udayavarman Kolathiri

16. The cruel method of dipping one’s hand in boiling ghee to prove their innocence was practiced in Suchindrum. Which Travancore Ruler banned this practice

Swathi thirunal

17. On which day the first EMS Ministry was dismissed under Article 356 of Indian Constitution

31st July 1959

18. Name the woman who led the Rajadhani March in 1938 from Thampanoor to Kowdiar palace

Accamma Cherian

19. Orthal Vismayam is the autobiography of which prominent singer of Kathakali

Kalamandalam Hyderali

20. Chakki Chankaran considered to be the first satirical drama in Malayalam was written by

Munshi Rama Kurup

21. Name the British Engineer who designed the Punalur Suspension Bridge

Albert Henry

22. Which social reformer also known as ‘Madan Mohan Malaviya of Kerala’

Mannathu Padmanabhan

23. Which reformer founded the Samathwasamajam in 1836, one of the first social reform movement in Kerala

Vaikunda Swamikal

24. Name the social reformer who was called abusively as ‘Pandi Parayan’ by high caste people

thycaud Ayya

25. Kolavi beach is famous for the endangered Olive Ridely turtles is located in which district

Kozhikode

26. Name the journal published by the Kerala Folklore Academy

Poli

27. Which social reformer who born as Karat Govinda Menon also called as ‘Purusha Simham’

Brahmananda Sivayogi

28. Name the woman Kalaripayattu exponent who had been awarded the Padmashri in 2017

Meenakshi Amma

29. Where is the oldest cinamon plantation in the world locates

Ancharakandy

30. Which has been identified as the state butterfly of Kerala

Budha Mayori (Papilio Budha)

31. Name the river that mentioned in the Booker Prize winning novel ‘God of Small Things’ by Arundhati Roy

Meenachil River

32. Name the only malayali who received the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award in 2005

Adoor Gopalakrishnan

33. Name the condolence poem written by Pandit Karuppan, on the death of Chattampi Swamikal

Samadhi Sapthaham

34. Which Governor General gave the title ‘Raja’ to Raja Kesavadas

Lord Mornington

35. The postal stamp with the picture of Mahatma Gandhi was issued in India for the first time on

15th August 1948

36. Which freedom fighter wrote a series of articles against the Indian Nationl Congress under the title ‘New Lamps for Old’

Aurobindo Ghosh

37. Mawlynnong the cleanest village in Asia is located in which state

Meghalaya

38. Pydimarri Venkata Subbha Rao was a Telung author who is best remembered as the composser of

National Pledge of India

39. Who was the first Indian to became the Secretary General of Amnesty International

Salil Shetty

40. Which is the last month in the Indian National Calendar

Phalguna

41. Breakfast Island, Honeymoon Island, and Birds Island are located in which lake

Chika lake

42. Which National park in Odisha is the world’s largest nesting ground of the endangered Olive Ridely turtle

Bhitarkanika National Park

43. Which National park formerly known as Borivali National park is situated near to Mumbai city

Sanjay Gandhi National Park

44. Who wrote the book ‘Dreaming Big My Journey to Connect India’

Sam Pitroda

45. Which News Paper established in 1970 and published from Mysuru is the only daily News Paper published in Sanskrit

Sudharma

46. Which former president of Indian National Congress started the Allahabad based News Paper ‘The Leader’

Madan Mohan Malaviya

47. Which indian National Congress president resigned from Viceroy’s executive council as a protest against jallianwalabagh massacre

C. Shankaran Nair

48. Which state in India named its tourism complexes by birds name

Haryana

49. Which Viceroy of British India introduced uniform salt law throughout the country in 1878

Lord Lytton

50. Which UNESCO World heritage site is inhabited by the world’s largest population of one horned rhinoceroses

Kaziranga National Park

By JF DAS

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