Karnataka GK & Current Affairs for KPSC Examinations - Page 2

Karnataka

11.

At which among the following places, the Karnataka Government is set to relocate the 900 families around the site to save the beauty of heritage structures?
[A]Belur
[B]Halebidu
[C]Aihole
[D]Badami

Aihole

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12.

Consider the following statements in context with Coffee production in Karnataka:
1. Karnataka is the major coffee producing state of India, accounting about 53% total coffee production of the country
2. Major coffee producing districts of Karnataka are Tumkur, Davanagere and Shimoga
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Only 1

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13.

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

Purandara Dasa

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14.

The “Bramhagiri” edict in Chitradurga is ascribed to which Emperor?
[A]Kadamba
[B]Ashoka
[C]Amoghavarsha
[D]Pulikeshi

Ashoka

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15.

Which of the 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

Pamapa, Ranna, Ponna

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16.

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

Amoghavarsha

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17.

In which of the 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

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18.

Which of the following pair shows the correct location of “Thermal Power Plant” in Karnataka?
[A]Raichur and Gulbarga
[B]Raichur and Bellary
[C]Bellary and Chitradurga
[D]Bellary and Kolar

Raichur and Bellary

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19.

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

Devaraj Urs

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20.

Which of the following district of Karnataka holds the sobriquet “Cradle of Infantry”?
[A]Bangaluru
[B]Mysore
[C]Belgaum
[D]Bidar

Belgaum

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