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Karnataka Current Affairs

Karnataka State Current Affairs – Highlights

  • Apthamitra: Helpline and application launched by Karnataka Government
  • PM Modi holds meeting regarding Extension of lockdown
  • Karnataka Government Current Affairs – 2020 Share Share Tweet Email Karnataka launches Janasevaka Scheme
  • Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa to keep 2020-21 Budget grounded
  • Fisheries policy likely to be introduced in Karnataka budget: Kota
  • Karnataka: Industry bodies seek incentives in Budget
  • Government to waive off interests on farmers loan: BS Yediyurappa
  • Karnataka’s minority students affected as Karnataka slashes budget
  • Government Decides To Set Up Corporation For Madigas
  • Karnataka Tops In Child Labour Prosecution
  • Greening Exam Enrolment Saves Paper And Money
  • Incision Into Western Ghats Leaves Environmental Activists Worried
  • 10th Edition Of Bengaluru International Film Festival Begins
  • Bluetooth Helmet’ Aids Navigation
  • State Universities Bill Passed
  • Shortage Of Hiv Test Kits At Govt. Centres In Karnataka

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General Knowledge of Karnataka State:

Founded on 1 November 1956
Capital Formation1537
Largest cityBangalore
Also Known asState of Mysore
Ruled BySemukha/ Gauthamiputhra

Geographical Structure:

DescriptionSummary
Total Area1,91,791km² ( 74,051/sq mi)
Population6,11,30,704
The Rank of the state
  • Area Rank:-6th
  • Population Rank:- 8th
Population Density320/km²
State Bounded By
  • Goa (northwest)
  • Maharashtra (north)
  • Telangana (northeast)
  • Andhra Pradesh (East)
  • Tamil Nadu (southeast)
  • Kerala (south)
Soil
  • Black Soil
  • Laterite Soil
  • Red and Red loamy soil
  • Alluvio-Colluvial soil
  • Forest soil
  • Coastal soil
Minerals
  • Asbestos
  • Bauxite
  • Chromite
  • Dolomite
  • Gold
  • Iron ore
  • Kaolin
  • Limestone
  • Magnesite
  • Manganese
  • Ochre
  • Quartz
  • Silica
Major Crops
  • Sunflower
  • Ragi
  • Jowar
  • Maize
  • Pulses
  • Sugarcane
  • Cotton
  • Tobacco
  • Cardamom etc
Forest Area 38720  km²
Hill range
  • Eastern Ghats
  • Western Ghats
  • Nilgiri Hills
Major Flora
  • Callophyllum tomentosa
  • Callophyllum wightianum
  • Garcina cambogia
  • Artocarpus lacoocha,
  •  Garcina morealla
  • Flacourtia Montana
  • Alstonia scholaris
  • Flacourtia montan
  • Artocarpus hirsutus etc
Major Fauna
  • Tiger
  • Elephant
  • Leopard
  • Gaur
  • Sambar Deer
  • Chital
  • Muntjac
  • Bonnet macaque

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Nickname of Cities:

City NameLocation
Bengaluru or Banglore
  • Electronic City of India
  • Garden City of India
  • IT Capital of India
  • Science city of India
  • Silicon Valley of India
  • Space City
Mysore
  • Green City
  • Heritage City
  • Sandal Wood City
SakleshpurPoor Man’s Ooty
MangaloreRome of East
CoorgScotland of India

National Parks:

NameArea LengthLocation
Kudremukh National Park600.32 km sqr. Chikkamagaluru district
Rajiv Gandhi National Park643 km Sqr.Veeranahosahalli
Bannerghatta National Park104.27km Sqr.Bannerughatta, Bengaluru,
Bandipur National Park880 km Sqr.Gundlupet Taluk, Bandipur,
Anshi National Park340 km Sqr.Kodthalli

Wildlife Sanctuaries:

NameArea Length
BiligirirangaSwamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary540 km Sqr.
Cauvery Wildlife Sanctuary526.96 km Sqr.
Bhadra Wildlife Sanctuary492.46 km Sqr.

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Dams and Rivers:

DamsRivers
Linganamakki DamSharavathi river
Kadra DamKalinadi River
Supa DamKalinadi River
Krishna Raja Sagara DamKaveri River
Harangi DamHarangi River
Narayanpur DamKrishna River
Kodasalli DamKali River
Basava SagaraKrishna River
Tunga Bhadra DamTungabhadra River
Alamatti DamKrishna River

Lakes:

  • Agara Lake
  • Bellandur Lake
  • Byrasandra Lake
  • Hebbal Lake
  • Kempambudhi Lake
  • Lalbagh Lake
  • Madiwala Lake
  • Puttenahalli Lake
  • Sankey Lake
  • Ulsoor Lake
  • Dalavai Lake
  • Devanoor Lake
  • Karanji lake
  • Kukkarahalli lake
  • Lingambudhi Lake
  • Honnamana Kere
  • Pampa Sarovar

Waterfalls:

NameHeightCity
Barkana Falls259 metres (850 ft)Shimoga
Jog Falls253 metres (830 ft)Shimoga
Magod Falls198 metres (650 ft)Uttara Kannada
Kunchikal Falls183 metres (600 ft)Udupi
Hebbe Falls168 metres (551 ft)Chikkamagaluru
Kalhatti Falls122 metres (400 ft)Chikkamagaluru
Keppa Falls116 metres (381 ft)Uttara Kannada
Koosalli Falls116 metres (381 ft)Udupi
Shivanasamudra Falls98 metres (322 ft)Mysore
Kedumari Falls91 metres(299 ft)Udupi
Muthyala Maduvu91 metres(299 ft)Bangalore Rural

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Karnataka Current Affairs 2020 Question Answers:

Question1) In which state along with Sanya City of China, a (MoU) has been signed between the Region Economic and Trade Organization and Sanya People Municipal Government for trading? (July)

Answer – Karnataka

Question2) Which state is mulling to tap non-resident Kannadigas to set up start-ups and technology units in its revised start-up policy? (July)

Answer – Karnataka

Question3) For what purpose, Karnataka Bank has started a programme jointly with Bharatiya Vikas Trust (BVT) under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) route? (June)

Answer –  Solar lights

Question4) Which Government has set up a dedicated Start-up Cell to fuel the implementation of the initiatives under the Startup policy? (June)

Answer –  Karnataka

Question5) The Former Chairman MS Krishna Bhat has passed away in Mangaluru at the age of 78. He belonged to which Bank? (June)

Ans: Karnataka Bank

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Question6) __________ government has decided establish the Asia’s first Rice Technology Park at Gangavati in Koppal district and a Maize Technology Park at Ranebennur in Haveri district. (May 2016)

Answer –  Karnataka

Question7) Mukhyamantri Santwana Harish Yojana is a scheme launched by Karnataka government for? (March 2016)

Answer –  Free treatment to accident victims.

Question8) Who is appointed as the new Public interest Director and Chairman of BSE? (March 2016)

Answer:  Sudhakar Rao

Question9) Which of the following has been appointed as the Chairman of Assocham Karnataka Regional Council? (March 2016)

Answer –  R Shivakumar

Question10) Co-Founder of Chettinad Group and Member of Parliament MAM Ramaswamy has recently passed away. He represented Rajya Sabha from which State?

Answer – Karnataka

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Question11) Karnataka government has signed Expression of Interest (EoI) agreement  with which of the following company as a part of to attract companies for the forthcoming “Invest Karnataka 2016” ?

Answer – Reitzel

Question12) According to Ministry of Urban Development, Which city ranked top in Swachh

Bharat Ranking?

Answer-  Mysuru, karnataka

Question13) Name the school girl from Karnataka who on 3 February 2015 became the youngest  individual medal winner in the 35th National Games in Kerala.

Answer- Saloni Dalal

Question14) A new species of Gecko, a type of lizard usually found in warm climates, was spotted by researchers from the Osmania University in Hyderabad at ?

Answer – Group of Monuments at Hampi, Karnataka

Question15) In which district, the Bandipur National Park is located?

Answer – Chamarajanagar district

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