Tamil Nadu GK for TNPSC Exams.

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1).
Which of the following ancient Tamil Kingdoms came to be known from Sangam Literature?
2).
Where was the first Tamil Sangam held__?
3).
Which of the following book is considered as the ‘Odyssus of Tamil poetry’?
4).
Which of the following was the capital of Chola dynasty?
5).
The Pattini cult was established by which Sangam ruler?
6).
Which among the following is a Tamil grammatical treatise ?
7).
“Kuyil Pattu” is a famous work ascribed to which among the following Tamil Poets?
8).
Which among the following National Parks / Wild Life sanctuaries of Tamil Nadu is called as Top Slip?
9).
Jayamkondam in Tamil Nadu is famous for which among the following minerals?
10).
Which among the following sites near Pondicherry gives best support to the view on an ancient trade between Rome and the ancient Tamil country of India?
11).
Which festival is celebrated in north India when Pongal is celebrated in Tamil Nadu?
12).
In which of the famous temple of Tamil Nadu, Shiva is worshipped as "Natraja"?
13).
Which City is known as the Rice Bowl of Tamil Nadu ?
14).
Which Industry flourishes in Coimbatore-Tiruppur belt in Tamil Nadu?
15).
Narasimhavarman-I was one of the most famous Tamil kings of the Pallava dynasty who ruled South India and founded Mahabalipuram. His another name is _______?
16).
Which among the following is the most important work of Tamil Literature of Sangam Period (sometimes also referred as Bible of the Tamil land)?
17).
Among India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia & Myanmar , which are the countries which have provided official status to Tamil Language ?
18).
In which year legislative council of Tamilnadu was abolished?
19).
Which of the following city of Tamil Nadu is known as world’s largest producer and most important trading center of turmeric in Asia?
20).
What is the rank of Tamil Nadu among Indian states in terms of area?
21).
What is the sex ratio of Tamil Nadu as per 2011 Census?
22).
As per 2011 Census, which district of Tamil Nadu has least population?
23).
Ekamabaranadhar temple of Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu was built by__?
24).
Vainu Bappu Observatory is located in which district of Tamil Nadu?
25).
In which year, Municipal corporation of Chennai was established?
26).
In which year, the publication of "The Madras Mail", India's first evening newspaper started?
27).
How many districts of Tamil Nadu share the coastline?
28).
What is the southernmost latitude of Tamil Nadu?
29).
Tamil Nadu does not share its border with which of the following states?
30).
The "oor panchayats" of Tamil Nadu can be placed in which among the following categories?
31).
In how many zones, the Greater Chennai Police Commissionerate has been divided in Tamil Nadu?
32).
The Mahatma Gandhi Community Colleges have been opened in Tamil Nadu in which among the following?
33).
The earliest name of Chennai is Chennaipattinam, which referred to the town around the Fort St George in 1639-40. The place was acquired by the British from ___?
34).
In which year, name Chennai from Madras was officially changed?
35).
In which year, Madras State was renamed as Tamilnadu?
36).
What is the name of seat of Corporation of Chennai? [A] [B] [C] [D]
37).
Who led the French forces during the "Siege of Madras"?
38).
As per the provisions of Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle that ended the Battle of Madras, Madras was returned to the British in exchange for which among the following territories?
39).
Which among the following rivers originates in Chembarambakkam Lake in Tamil Nadu?
40).
Who among the following was the first Indian to sit as a judge of the Madras High Court?
41).
Who among the following built the Parthasarathy Temple ?
1. Which of the following ancient Tamil Kingdoms came to be known from Sangam Literature?
[A] Chola
[B] Chera
[C] Pandya
[D] All of the above
2. Where was the first Tamil Sangam held__?
[A] Madurai
[B] Kapatpuram
[C] Kaveripattnam
[D] Kural
3. Which of the following book is considered as the ‘Odyssus of Tamil poetry’?
[A] Tirukkural
[B] Manimekalai
[C] Silappadikarma
[D] Jivaka Chintamani
4. Which of the following was the capital of Chola dynasty?
[A] Madurai
[B] Karur
[C] Uraiyaur
[D] Kaveripattnam
5. The Pattini cult was established by which Sangam ruler?
[A] Nedunjeral Adan, the Chera ruler
[B] Senguttuvan, the Chera ruler
[C] Karikala, the Chola ruler
[D] Nedujeliyan, the Pandyan ruler
6. Which among the following is a Tamil grammatical treatise ?
[A] Pattupattu
[B] Ettutogai
[C] Silappadikaram
[D] Tolkappiam
7. “Kuyil Pattu” is a famous work ascribed to which among the following Tamil Poets?
[A] Bharathidasan
[B] Avvaiyar
[C] Anandabharati Aiyangar
[D] Subramanya Bharathi
8. Which among the following National Parks / Wild Life sanctuaries of Tamil Nadu is called as Top Slip?
[A] Aanamalai National Park
[B] Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
[C] Guindy National Park
[D] Palani Hills National Park
9. Jayamkondam in Tamil Nadu is famous for which among the following minerals?
[A] Bauxite
[B] Lignite
[C] Calcite
[D] Magnesite
10. Which among the following sites near Pondicherry gives best support to the view on an ancient trade between Rome and the ancient Tamil country of India?
[A] Villianur
[B] Suttukeni
[C] Arikamedu
[D] Andiarpalayam
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