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Karnataka General Knowledge Questions

1.

Match the following with respect to Karnataka State:
a. Ghokak falls         1. Ghataprabha
b. Vajrapoha falls      2. Mandovi
c. Godanchinamalai falls    3. Markandey
[A]a-1, b-2, c-3
[B]a-2, b-3, c-1
[C]a-3, b-2, c-1
[D]a-1, b-3, c-2

a-1, b-2, c-3

2.

Which of the following statement about Karnataka is wrong?
[A]The state covers an area of 1,91,976 square kilometers
[B]Karnataka is 8th largest Indian state by area and 9th largest state by population
[C]The total number of district in Karnataka is 30
[D]The state of Mysore was renamed as Karnataka in the year 1963

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

3.

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?
[A]Only 1
[B]Only 2
[C]Both 1 & 2
[D]None of the above

Both 1 & 2

4.

Who is known as “Father of Karnataka music”?
[A]Kanaka Dasa
[B]Purandara Dasa
[C]Raghavanka
[D]Sarvagna

Purandara Dasa

5.

The “Bramhagiri” edict in Chitradurga belongs to which Emperor?
[A]Kadamba
[B]Ashoka
[C]Amoghavarsha
[D]Pulikeshi

Ashoka

6.

Which of the following set correctly represents “Three gems of Kannada literature”?
[A]Pampa, Ranna, Harihara
[B]Pampa, Harihara, Janna
[C]Pamapa, Ranna, Ponna
[D]Ranna, Janna, Ponna

Pamapa, Ranna, Ponna

7.

“Kavirajamarga” is the earliest available writing on poetic and grammar in the Kannada literature. It was written by which of the following King?
[A]Govinda III
[B]Amoghavarsha
[C]Pulikeshi
[D]Danthidurga

Amoghavarsha

8.

“Rakkasa Thangadi” or Thalikote war which ruined the glory of Vijayanagara dynasty was held in which year?
[A]1545
[B]1565
[C]1550
[D]1560

1565

9.

Who among the following had built beautiful temples at Pattadakallu and Aihole?
[A]Chalukya
[B]Hoysala
[C]Shatavahana
[D]Rastrakuta

Chalukya

10.

In which of the following place of Karnataka one cannot find Bahubali Statue?
[A]Dharmastala
[B]Shravanabelagola
[C]Karkala
[D]Udupi

Udupi

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