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Karnataka Current Affairs 2016 State News, Activity Report, Updates

Karnataka Current Affairs

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Karnataka Current Affairs Highlights

  • Karnataka Current Affairs 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.

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Karnataka Current Affairs

Question 1. Match the following with respect to Karnataka State:

a. Ghokak falls 1. Ghataprabha

b. Vajrapoha falls 2. Mandovi

c. Godanchinamalai falls 3. Markandey

  1. a-1, b-2, c-3
  2. a-2, b-3, c-1
  3. a-3, b-2, c-1
  4. a-1, b-3, c-2

Answer: a-1, b-2, c-3

Question 2. Consider the following statements regarding Karnataka:

1. The Halmidi inscription is the oldest known Kannada language inscription in the Kannada language.

2. It is believed that the Halmidi inscription allegedly written during the reign of Kadamba king Kakustavarman. Which of the above statements is/are true?

  1. Only 1
  2. Only 2
  3. Both 1 & 2
  4. None of the above

Answer: Both 1 & 2

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Question 3. Adi shankaracharya established his first of four “mathas”  at ?

  1. Tumkur
  2. Belgaum
  3. Mysore
  4. Sringeri

Answer: Sringeri

Question 4. “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

Answer: 1565

Question 5. Which of the following statement about Karnataka is wrong?

  1. The state covers an area of 1,91,976 square kilometers
  2. Karnataka is 8th largest Indian state by area and 9th largest state by population
  3. The total number of district in Karnataka is 30
  4. The state of Mysore was renamed as Karnataka in the year 1963

Answer: The state of Mysore was renamed as Karnataka in the year 1963

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Question 6.Total Number of Assembly Seats in Karnataka ?

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

Answer: 224

Question 7.Which of the following bank headquarters is not located in Karnataka state ?

  1. Vijayabank
  2. Canara bank
  3. Syndicate Bank
  4. South indian Bank

Answer: South indian Bank

Question 8.Total Number of Districts in Karanataka ?

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

Answer: 30

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Question 8.Karnataka State formed in which year ?

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

Answer: 1956

Question 9.Which of the Famous Temple is located at Belur ?

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

Answer: Chenna Keshava Temple

Question 10. The “Bramhagiri” edict in Chitradurga is ascribed to which Emperor?

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

Answer: Ashoka

Question 11. “Kavirajamarga” is the earliest available writing on poetic and grammar in the Kannada literature. It was written by which of the following King?

  1. Govinda III
  2. Amoghavarsha
  3. Pulikeshi
  4. Danthidurga

Answer: Amoghavarsha

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Question 12. Which of the following district of Karnataka holds the sobriquet “Cradle of Infantry”?

  1. Bangaluru
  2. Mysore
  3. Belgaum
  4. Bidar

Answer: Belgaum

Question 13. The temples at Pattadakallu and Aihole were built by the rulers of ___?

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

Answer: Chalukya

Question 14. Bahubali Statues are found at all the places given below except one. Identify that place:

  1. Dharmastala
  2. Shravanabelagola
  3. Karkala
  4. Udupi

Answer: Udupi

Question 15.  Suvarna Vidhana Soudha is located in which district of Karnataka?

  1. Mysore
  2. Belgaum
  3. Bellary
  4. Hubli

Answer: Belgaum

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Question 16. The most famous dance of Karnataka is?

  1. Kuchupudi
  2. Bharatanatyam
  3. Yakshagana
  4. Kolattam

Answer: Yakshagana

Question 17. Nandi Hills, which is a famous tourist spot is located in which district of Karnataka?

  1. Kolar
  2. Ramanagar
  3. Chickaballapur
  4. Tumkur

Answer: Chickaballapur

Question 18. U R Ananthamurthy is an eminent writer in?

  1. Telugu
  2. Kannada
  3. Tamil
  4. Malayalam

Answer: Kannada

Question 19. Vidya Kolyur is a famous personality in which among the following fields?

  1. Singer
  2. Yakshagana Performer
  3. Athletic
  4. Poetess

Answer: Yakshagana Performer

Question 20. Who is known as “Father of Karnataka music”?

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

Answer: Purandara Dasa

Question 21. Which of the following set correctly represents “Three gems of Kannada literature”?

  1. Pampa, Ranna, Harihara
  2. Pampa, Harihara, Janna
  3. Pamapa, Ranna, Ponna
  4. Ranna, Janna, Ponna

Answer: Pamapa, Ranna, Ponna

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Question 22. Total number of Loksabha seats in Karnataka state ?

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

Answer: 28

Question 23. Doddaballapura is famous for Which of the following industries ?

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

Answer: Silk

Question 24.Which Karnataka City is piligrimage detination in jainism ?

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

Answer: Shravanabelagola

Question 25. Which one is a east flowing river in Karnataka

  1. Aghanashini River
  2. Tunga River
  3. Varahi River
  4. Gurupura River

    Answer: Tunga River

Q26. In which year, the Kannada Sahitya Parishat was established

  1. 1902
  2. 1915
  3. 1922
  4. 1935

Answer: 1915

Question 27. The Hampi city is located on the bank of which river

  1. Tungabhadra River
  2. Kabini River
  3. Malaprabha River
  4. Kaveri River

Answer: Tungabhadra River

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Question 28. Who was the first President of Kannada Sahitya Parishat

  1. R. Narasimhachar
  2. Karpura Srinivasa Rao
  3. P. G. Halakatti
  4. H. V. Nanjundaiah

Answer: 1915

Question 29. Who had written the first Kannada-English dictionary

  1. Hermann Gundert
  2. Hermann Mogling
  3. Ferdinand Kittel
  4. None of the above

Answer: Ferdinand Kittel

Question 30. Which day is celebrated as Karnataka Rajyotsava

  1. 1st October
  2. 16th October
  3. 1st November
  4. 3rd November

Answer: 1st November

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