Karnataka GK Questions and Answers (100+ Questions): Karnataka State Quiz 2022

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100+ Karnataka GK Questions and Answers

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Question: In which year the Mysore State was renamed as Karnataka?

Ans. 1973

 

Question: Who was the first President of Kannada Sahitya Parishad?

Ans. H. V. Nanjundaiah

 

Question: Battle of Talikota” resulted in the end of which?

Ans. Vijayanagar Empire

 

Question: Who had written the book “Kavirajamarga”?

Ans. Amoghavarsha I

 

Question: The Battle of Talikota was fought in the year?

Ans. 1565

 

Question: Which dynasty was ruling in Vijaynagar empire at the time of the Battle of Talikota?

Ans. Tuluva

 

Question: The Romans tradings with South India during the Sangam age built the temple of Augustus at?

Ans. Muziris

 

Question: Balkrishna Temple built by Krishnadevaraya to commemorate his victory over?

Ans. Orissa

 

Question: In which year the first Kannada Sahitya Sammelana was held?

Ans. 1915

 

Question: Who was the founder of Bijapur state ?

Ans. Yusuf Adil Shah

 

Question: Which one is not a tributary of Kaveri River?

Ans. Bhima

 

Question: In which year, the Kannada Sahitya Parishat was established?

Ans. 1915

 

Question: Who had written the mathematical book “Ganita-sara-samgraha”?

Ans. Mahaviracharya

 

Question: The Jog fall is located on the river?

Ans. Sharavati

 

Question: Monuments at Pattadakal was built by which dynasty?

Ans. Chalukya

 

Question: The Virupaksha Temple in Hampi was built under the ruler?

Ans. Deva Raya II

 

Question: Which was written by Krishna Devaraya in Sanskrit?

Ans. Madalasa Charita

 

Question: Which of the following kings defeated the Gond Raja Narsing Rai?

Ans. Taj-ud-din Firoz Shah

 

Question: In which district the Hampi Monuments are located?

Ans. Bellary

 

Question: Who is the first person to received Jnanpith Award for Kannada language?

Ans. Kuvempu

 

Question: “Gagan Mahal” is an Architectural Glory ascribed to?

Ans. Adil Shahis

 

Question: The military department under the Vijayanagara was called as?

Ans. Kandachara

 

Question: Who is considered as the ‘Father of Carnatic Music’?

Ans. Purandara Dasa

 

Question: Tipu Sultan planted the ‘Tree of Liberty’ at Srirangapatnam in the year?

Ans. 1794

 

Question: The first Kannada Sahitya Sammelana was held in?

Ans. Bengaluru

 

Question: Parvathi temple is located at which place?

Ans. Chidambaram

 

Question: Total number of districts in Karnataka?

Ans. 30

 

Question: Which day is celebrated as Karnataka Rajyotsava?

Ans. 1st November

 

Question: Srinivasa was the pen name of which famous author?

Ans. M.V. Iyengar

 

Question: The town administration during the period of Satavahanas was in the hands of?

Ans. Nigama Sabha

 

Question: The persian ambassador Abdur Razak visited the court of?

Ans. Deva Raya II

 

Question: Which one place of Karnataka is also known as the “The Cherrapunji of the South”?

Ans. Agumbe

 

Question: Who wrote the first Kannada drama ‘Mitravinda Govinda’?

Ans. Singararya

 

Question: Who established the Karnataka Vidyavardhaka Sangha?

Ans. R H Deshpande

 

Question: In which year, the Bahmani Kingdom was disintegrated?

Ans. 1482

 

Question: Jog Falls which is one of the highest waterfalls in India, is created by?

Ans. Sharavati River

 

Question: The Chennakesava Temple in Somanathapura is an example of __________ architecture?

Ans. Hoysala

 

Question: Who was the founder of the Rashtrakuta Empire?

Ans. Dantidurga

 

Question: One of the sanctuaries of Karnataka which has been taken out of Tiger Conservation Programme is?

Ans. Bandipur National Park

 

Question: C.V. Rangacharlu was the Diwan of Mysore during the time of?

Ans. Chamaraj Odeyar

 

Question: Mention the work of Bhaskara II which deals extensively with epicyclic-eccentric theories for planetary motions?

Ans. Siddhantashiromani

 

Question: Which of the following Sports Award is related to Karnataka State?

Ans. Ekalavya Award

 

Question: The Karnataka Vidyavardhaka Sangha was established in?

Ans. 1890

 

Question: Who of the following hoysala king was defeated by Malik Kafur?

Ans. Ballala III

 

Question: Who is the longest serving Chief Minister of Karnataka?

Ans. D. Devaraj Urs

 

Question: The Gol Gumbaz is located in the city?

Ans. Bijapur

 

Question: Which one is known as the Silk Town of Karnataka?

Ans. Ramanagara

 

Question: Mappila rebellion was related to?

Ans. Peasant discontent

 

Question: Alamatti Dam in Bijapur is also known as?

Ans. Lal Bahadur Shastri dam

 

Question: Which king assumed the title of “Talakadugonda”?

Ans. Vishnuvardhana

 

Question: Harihara and Bukka laid the foundation of the Vijayanagara empire under the influence of?

Ans. Vidyaranya

 

Question: The Karnataka Police Academy is located in?

Ans. Mysore

 

Question: For which book, Kuvempu wins the Jnanpith Award in 1967?

Ans. Sri Ramayana Darshanam

 

Question: Who had written the first Kannada-English dictionary?

Ans. Ferdinand Kittel

 

Question: In which year, the National Games of India was first held in Bangalore?

Ans. 1966

 

Question: Who auctioned salt at Belgaum and broke the Salt law in April, 1930?

Ans. Gangadhar Rao Deshpande

 

Question: Nanjangud is on the bank of River?

Ans. Kapila

 

Question: The peacock wildlife sanctuary is located at?

Ans. Adichunchangiri

 

Question: Who wrote “Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate”, the official state song of Karnataka?

Ans. Kuvempu

 

Question: Karnataka state Coastal Security Police force was established in?

Ans. 1999

 

Question: How many groups of soil orders are found in Karnataka?

Ans. Eleven

 

Question: Total number of National Park in Karnataka?

Ans. 5

 

Question: Who had wrote the poem book Kavitavatara?

Ans. Govinda Pai

 

Question: Badami, the second capital of the early Chalukyas was formerly known as?

Ans. Vatapi

 

Question: In terms of princely hierarchy in colonial India, the status of Mysore was of a?

Ans. Twenty-one-gun salute state

 

Question: Nanjangud is on the bank of River?

Ans. Kapila

 

Question: Which ruler shifted his capital from Mangalavada to Kalyana?

Ans. Bijjala II

 

Question: In which year “Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate” was adopted as the official state song of Karnataka?

Ans. 2004

 

Question: As of 2020, which one is the largest constituency of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly as per population?

Ans. Bangalore South

 

Question: In which Indian river is Shivanasamudra waterfalls situated?

Ans. Cauvery

 

Question: In which district, the Bandipur National Park is located?

Ans. Chamarajanagar district

 

Question: Who was the first Chief Minister of Karnataka?

Ans. K. Chengalaraya Reddy

 

Question: Who was defeated and killed in the Fourth Mysore war at Srirangapattanam?

Ans. Tipu Sultan

 

Question: The provinces of the Vijayanagara Empire were called as?

Ans. Rajyas

 

Question: Who was the first woman speaker of Karnataka Legislative Assembly?

Ans. K.S. Nagarathnamma

 

Question: Name the author of Modern Mysore which was published in the year 1936?

Ans. M. Shama Rao

 

Question: Who among the following is also known as “Andhra Bhoj”?

Ans. Krishnadeva Raya

 

Question: How many constituencies of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly are reserved for Scheduled Tribes?

Ans. 15

 

Question: What percentage of total forest area of Karnataka is reserve forest?

Ans. 68%

 

Question: In which year, Bandipur National Park was established as a tiger reserve forest?

Ans. 1974

 

Question: Who is known as the founder of Vijayanagara Empire?

Ans. Harihara I

 

Question: Karnataka was formed in 1956 on the basis of the report of?

Ans. Fazal Ali Commission

 

Question: Which Hoysala king assumed the title “Establisher of the Chola Kingdom” and “Emperor of the south”?

Ans. Veera Ballala II

 

Question: ‘Samskara’ and ‘Avasthe’ are famous Kannada literary works written by?

Ans. U.R. Ananthamurthy

 

Question: Whose rule has been considered as the ‘Golden Age of Music’ in Karnataka?

Ans. Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV

 

Question: In the Vijayanagar Empire administrative system, to what do the terms amara, bhandaravada and manya refer?

Ans. Types of land grants

 

Question: How many constituencies of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly are reserved for Scheduled Castes?

Ans. 31

 

Question: Who was the Governor of India when the fourth Anglo-Mysore war was fought?

Ans. Lord Wellesley

 

Question: In which year, the Group of Monuments at Hampi are included in the World Heritage Site?

Ans. 1986

 

Question: Karnataka’s share in the total geographical area of India is?

Ans. 5.85 percent

 

Question: Kempe Gowda I is considered as the founder of ___________ city?

Ans. Bangalore

 

Question: Who is also known as the “Kabaddi Queen” of Karnataka?

Ans. Mamatha Poojari

 

Question: Which place in Karnataka is known as ‘Granary of Togari(toor)’?

Ans. Gulbarga

 

Question: Who is the first Governor of Karnataka?

Ans. Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar

 

Question: Which is a west flowing river in Karnataka?

Ans. Varahi River

 

Question: The Bangalore University was established in the year?

Ans. 1886

 

Question: The Hampi city is located on the bank of which river?

Ans. Tungabhadra River

 

Question: The first village which declared independence in Karnataka was?

Ans. Esuru

 

Question: Which one is the state animal of Karnataka?

Ans. Asian elephant

 

Question: Which one is the oldest known Kannada language inscription in the Kannada script?

Ans. Halmidi inscription

 

Question: Which is the highest peak in Karnataka?

Ans. Mullayanagiri

 

Question: Who is the first speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly?

Ans. S. Shivappa


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