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Karnataka Current Affairs 2017 State News, Activity Report, Updates

Karnataka Current Affairs

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Karnataka Current Affairs

Karnataka Current Affairs Highlights:

  • 2016 BRICS Wellness Workshop begin in Bengaluru
  • Kannada movie Thithi wins Best Film Award at 19th Shanghai International Film Festival
  • Noted Kannada writer D Javare Gowda passes away
  • India, World Bank ink US$ 100 million loan agreement for Karnataka Urban Water Supply Modernization
  • Karnataka Government decides to set up Asia’s first Rice Technology Park in Gangavati
  • South India’s first underground metro services flagged off in Bengaluru
  • 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
  • FKCCI completed 100 years of service
  • CCEA approves creation of Intra State Transmission System in 7 States
  • MoEFCC holds meeting with 6 states to review ESA demarcation progess in Western Ghats
  • Airtel launches 4G services in Mysore
  • Maharashtra tops in Patent filing in India: CGPDTM Report

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Karnataka Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Ques 1. When did Karnataka acquire its present name?

  1. 1 January 1951
  2. 15 June 1971
  3. 21 August 1991
  4. 1 November 1973

Ans: D

Ques 2. Which is the capital of Karnataka?

  1. Hubli
  2. Dharwad
  3. Bangalore
  4. Karwar

Ans: C

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Ques 3. What is the area of Karnataka?

  1. 41,284 sq. mi.
  2. 74,051 sq. mi.
  3. 52,622 sq. mi.
  4. 12,482 sq. mi.

Ans: B

Ques 4. Which is the official language of Karnataka?

  1. Tulu
  2. Konkani
  3. Kodava
  4. Kannada

Ans: D

Ques 5.Total Number of Districts in Karanataka ?

  1. 29
  2. 32
  3. 30
  4. 26

Ans: C

Ques 6. Which Festival celebrations are famous in Mysore ?

  1. Diwali
  2. Dasara
  3. Holi
  4. Shivratri

Ans : B

Ques 7. Which of the following states is to the north of Karnataka?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Kerala
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Odisha

Ans: A

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Ques 8. Which sea is to the west of Karnataka?

  1. Ionian
  2. Adriatic
  3. Arabian
  4. Beaufort

Ans: C

Ques 9. When did the British annex Kanara?

  1. 1757
  2. 1799
  3. 1780
  4. 1805

Ans: B

Ques 10. Which kingdom in Karnataka did the British annex in 1834?

  1. Coorg
  2. Vijayanagara
  3. Bidar
  4. Gulbarga

Ans : A

Ques 11. How was Karnataka formerly known?

  1. Bimaru
  2. Mysore
  3. Laccadive
  4. Amindivi

Ans : B

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Ques 12. Which of the following dam is located in Karnataka state ?

  1. Dudhawa
  2. Kaushalya dam
  3. Nagarjuna sagar
  4. Almatti dam

Ans : D

Ques 13. Who is known as “Father of Karnataka music”?

  1. Kanaka Dasa
  2. Purandara Dasa
  3. Raghavanka
  4. Sarvagna

Ans : B

Ques 14. The “Bramhagiri” edict in Chitradurga belongs to which Emperor?

  1. Kadamba
  2. Ashoka
  3. C) Amoghavarsha
  4. Pulikeshi

Ans : B

Ques 15. Recently names of Cities in Karnataka changed New name of Belgaum city is ?

  1. Belagavi
  2. Belagav
  3. Belurgam
  4. Bellaam

Ans : A

Ques 16. Total number of Loksabha seats in Karnataka state ?

  1. 25
  2. 28
  3. 29
  4. 30

Ans : B

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Ques 17. “Rakkasa Thangadi” or Thalikote war which ruined the glory of Vijayanagara dynasty was held in which year?

  1. 1545
  2. 1565
  3. 1550
  4. 1560

Ans : B

Ques 18. Who among the following had built beautiful temples at Pattadakallu and Aihole?

  1. Chalukya
  2. Hoysala
  3. Shatavahana
  4. Rastrakuta

Ans : A

Ques 19. Doddaballapura is famous for Which of the following industries ?

  1. Steel
  2. Plastic
  3. Fuir Juice
  4. Silk

Ans : D

Ques 20. The temples at “Halebidu and Belur” belong to which of the following dynasty?

  1. Kadamba dynasty
  2. Hoysala dynasty
  3. Rastrakuta dynasty
  4. Badami Chalukya dynasty

Ans : B

Ques 21. Total Number of Assembly Seats in Karnataka ?

  1. 198
  2. 209
  3. 224
  4. 213

Ans : C

Ques 22. Which ruler is credited for the spread of Jainism in Karnataka?

  1. Chandragupta Maurya
  2. Bimbisara
  3. Ashoka
  4. Samparati

Ans : A

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Ques 23. Which among the following waterfall is created by the Sharavathi River in Shimoga district of Karnataka?

  1. Gokak Falls
  2. Kalhatti Falls
  3. Lalguli Falls
  4. Jog Fall

Ans : D

Ques 24. Which among the following place in Karnataka is the present location of capital of Vijayanagar Empire?

  1. Hampi
  2. Kulyadi
  3. Kottigehara
  4. Thokur

Ans : A

Ques 25. Which Karnataka City is piligrimage detination in jainism ?

  1. Belur
  2. Shravanabelagola
  3. Shorapur
  4. Tumkur

Ans : B

Ques 26. Which of the Famous Temple is located at Belur ?

  1. Chenna Keshava Temple
  2. B) Hanuman Temple
  3. Ganesh temple
  4. Vishnu Temple

Ans : A

Ques 27. Karnataka Lokayukta Act was enacted in which among the following years?

  1. 1987
  2. 1984
  3. 1986
  4. 1990

Ans : B

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Ques 28. In which of the following place Ashok’s minor rock edict has been discovered in Karnataka?

  1. Halmidi, Hasan
  2. Maski, Raichur
  3. Mulabagil, Kolar
  4. Hoskote,Bengaluru

Ans : B

Ques 29.Karnataka State formed in which year ?

  1. 1959
  2. 1956
  3. 1957
  4. 1960

Ans : B

Ques 30. Adi shankaracharya established his first of four ‘mathas’ at ?

(A) Tumkur

(B) Belgaum

(C) Mysore

(D) Sringeri

Ans : D

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