Kerala GK & Current Affairs for KPSC Examinations

Kerala

1.

Who among the following played a dominant role in the famous Vaikom Satyagraha of 1924–25 ?
[A]T. K. Madhavan
[B]Muloor S.Padmanabha Panicker
[C]Balarama Varma
[D]K. Kelappan

K. Kelappan

Explanation

Vaikom Satyagraha (1924–25) was a satyagraha (movement) in Travancore, India (now part of Kerala) against untouchability in Hindu society. The movement was centered at the Shiva temple at Vaikom, near Kottayam.The Satyagraha aimed at securing freedom of movement for all sections of society through the public roads leading to the Sri Mahadevar Temple at Vaikom. K. Kelappan played a dominant role in the famous Vaikom Satyagraha and was the leader of the Guruvayur Satyagraha in 1932. It was at Gandhiji’s request that he ended his fast at Guruvayur.
2.

Nodal agency for Global Ayurveda Village project by Kerala government is __: ?
[A]AYUSH department
[B]Kinfra
[C]KII Ltd
[D]KTDA Ltd

Kinfra

3.

Which district of Kerala has been declared as the first district in India having ‘meaningful financial inclusion’?
[A]Kannur
[B]Ernakulam
[C]Kollam
[D]Palakkad

Ernakulam

4.

Where did the first All Kerala Congress meet held?
[A]Kasaragod
[B]Thrissur
[C]Ottapalm
[D]Calicut

[C]Ottapalm

5.

Where Kerala Forest Research Institute is located?
[A]Peechi
[B]Thalassery
[C]Kottayam
[D]Sivagiri

[A]Peechi

6.

Which of the following is the centre of salt satyagraha in Kerala during Civil Disobedience movement?
[A]Kannur
[B]Cherai
[C]Payyanur
[D]Waynad

[C]Payyanur

7.

Where is located Malayam Research Centre?
[A]Tirur
[B]Thrissur
[C]Kochi
[D]Thiruvananthapuram

[A]Tirur

8.

How many times Mahatma Ghandi visited Kerala?
[A]Two
[B]Six
[C]Five
[D]Three

[C]Five

9.

In which year the Presidential rule in Kerala was enforced for the first time?
[A]1960
[B]1959
[C]1962
[D]1964

[B]1959

10.

Who is known as “Father of Tenancy Legislation in Malabar”?
[A]Willium Logan
[B]Lord Curzon
[C]Lord Rippon
[D]Tippu Sultan

[A]Willium Logan