Tamil Nadu GK for TNPSC Examinations

11. The “Armoured Vehicles and Ammunition Depot of India” is located in which among the following districts of Tamil Nadu?
[A]Thiruvallur district
[B]Thoothukudi District
[C]Thanjavur District
[D]Karur District

Thiruvallur district
Avadi, which is located 21 kilometres North of Chennai in Thiruvallur district refers to “Armoured Vehicles and Ammunition Depot of India”. It is site of major military establishments of Indian Air Force, Indian Army, CRPF, Navy, CVD (Central Vehicle Depot) and OCF. Mechanical Transport Training Institute Technical (MTTI) is also located at Avadi, which is for training of the Air Force personnel.


12. Who led the French forces during the “Siege of Madras”?
[A]Georges Duval de Leyrit
[B]Charles Godeheu
[C]Antoine Boyellau
[D]Thomas Arthur, Lally

Thomas Arthur, Lally
Siege of Madras refers to an important event during the 7 years war when the British and French were fighting in India for their supremacy. It was a seize of the Madras which was divided into Black Town and White town at that time. The Black town refereed to the area populated by the Indian Natives and White town referred to the area populated by British around St. Fort George. The French invaded the black town which remained unprotected. Here, they looted the houses of the natives. They advanced towards the White Town where they are resisted by the British Forces. The French were led by Thomas Arthur, Lally. When additional British force arrived Madras, the French withdrew and this was a huge setback to French.


13. The Battle of Wandiwash was a part of which among the following wars?
[A]First Carnatic War
[B]Second Carnatic War
[C]Third Carnatic War
[D]First Anglo Mysore War

Third Carnatic War
Battle of Wandiwash refers to a decisive battle in the 7 years war in India and Third Carnatic War. Wandiwash or Vandivashi was a place near Pondicherry. The British defeated the French in this battle. After this battle, French were restricted to Pondicherry only.


14. 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?
[A]Cape Breton Island
[B]Barrier towns
[C]Silecia
[D]Louisburg

Louisburg
Battle of Madras refers to a battle in 1746, when the Fort St. George was seized by the French. In this battle the British troops surrendered and were poisoned. Lord Clive escaped the prison and this was for the first time when he came under limelight. The Battle was ended with Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle that ended the war made provision for Madras to be returned to the British in exchange for Louisburg in Nova Scotia which had been captured by British forces in 1745.


15. Which among the following rivers originates in Chembarambakkam Lake in Tamil Nadu?
[A]Cooum River
[B]Adyar River
[C]Aintharuviar River
[D]Chittar River

Adyar River
Cooum River & Adyar River refers to two rivers which cross the Chennai City. Both of them are polluted and city waste is disposed in them. Cooum River divided the Chennai city in two parts. It originates in a village of the same name, about 70 km away from Chennai and ends in Chennai in Bay of Bengal. The river is polluted and now a project to clean up the river is proposed to be taken up, with plans to clean the river by 2020. The project is funded by the World Bank. Adyar River originates near the Chembarambakkam Lake in Chengalpattu district. It makes the estuarine ecosystem of Chennai


16. Who among the following was the first Indian to sit as a judge of the Madras High Court?
[A]P. V. Rajamannar
[B]T. Muthuswamy Iyer
[C]Sir S. Subramania Iyer
[D]V. T. Krishnamachari

T. Muthuswamy Iyer
Madras High Court was established in 1862 along with Bombay High Court and Calcutta High Court after the Indian High Courts Act was enacted in 1861. Its jurisdiction extends to Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry. It was formed after merger of the Supreme Court of Judicature at Madras, and the Sadar Deewani Adalat. The first Indian to sit as a judge of the High Court was Justice T. Muthuswamy Iyer. It has a bench at Madurai. Madras High Court is also known as birthplace of organized legal reporting in India as Madras Law Journal was started in 1891.


17. Who among the following built the Parthasarathy Temple ?
[A]Narasimhavarman I
[B]Mahendravarman II
[C]Mahendravarman I
[D]Simhavishnu

Narasimhavarman I
Parthasarathy Temple was build by Pallava King Narasimhavarman I in 8th century. It is dedicated to Lord Krishna.


18. Sri Ramanuja was a proponent of which among the following subschools of Vedanta?
[A]Dvaita-advaita
[B]Achintya-Bheda-Abheda
[C]Vishishtdvaita
[D]Dvaita

Vishishtdvaita
Sriperumbudur is located near Chennai and is birth place of Sri Ramanuja, propounder of Vishishtdvaita, sub school of Vedanta.


19. In which year “Matscience” was established in Tamil Nadu?
[A]1956
[B]1960
[C]1962
[D]1968

1962
Matscience refers to Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc) at Chennai. It was established by Alladi Ramakrishnan in 1962.


20. Chennai is also known as “Detroit of Asia”. In which among the following states, Detriot is located in United States?
[A]Michigan
[B]California
[C]Minnesota
[D]Texas

Michigan
Detroit of Asia refers to Chennai. Detroit is located in U.S. state of Michigan and is known as Motor city because of its automobile Industry. Since Chennai accounts for 30% of India’s automobile and component industry, it is called Detroit of Asia. Chennai is also a sister city of Detroit.


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108 Comments

  1. Santhanabharathi

    March 4, 2012 at 4:35 pm

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    I Really Thank you for this Special Collection of Tamilnadu GK.PLz Continue this sir.It may helps as a big One to All of Tamilans and Others.Thanks in advance.

    Reply
  2. Madurai KALAICHELVAN . A

    March 4, 2012 at 4:57 pm

    Excellent contribution of TamilNadu . Please publish regularly of Tamil Nadu Current Affairs for TNPSC examinations. Thanks a lot

    Reply
  3. MAHAMOODHFEROZ

    March 17, 2012 at 11:00 pm

    SIR
    THANKS FOR QUESTIONS RELATING TO TAMILNADU…IT WILL BE USEFUL FOR ASPIRANTS WHO WERE PREPARING FOR FORTHCOMING TNPSC EXAMS..

    Reply
  4. damodaranponn

    March 20, 2012 at 11:30 pm

    sir,
    very helpful to prepare for tnpsc exam
    nvok
    keep it up
    damodaran
    sathyamangalam

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  5. Gowtham

    March 21, 2012 at 7:58 pm

    Dear Sir,

    The information provided in Tamilnadu GK session is exceptional. Kindly continue the same so it will be useful for us to prepare for the upcoming TNPSC examinations.

    Thanks and Regards,
    Gowtham

    Reply
  6. Nirmala

    March 28, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    Hi Sir,
    Please put some more GK and current affairs for TNPSC examinations. It will be very useful for the candiadates those who are prepaing for the TNPSC exam.

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    • hi madam

      February 19, 2014 at 10:23 am

      extra more useful this formartion . It will be very useful for the prepare for theTNPSC examination

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    • ramya

      February 28, 2014 at 1:00 am

      sister send any others

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    • tamil selvaa (selvaa swt)

      December 3, 2014 at 8:06 am

      Who is the first woman IPS?

      Reply
  7. saravanan

    March 30, 2012 at 10:42 am

    Dear sir
    kindly allow to downloads this pages

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  8. satarji

    April 19, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    current gk

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  9. satarji

    April 19, 2012 at 12:44 pm

    plz sir current gk india international tel me

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  10. manikandangktoday

    April 19, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    AP(Andrapradesh)SPSC Exams are coming in the month of may. Can you help us with some datas regarding economy/geography/social schemes & current affairs of AP.

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  11. Prathamesh

    April 23, 2012 at 11:38 am

    Dear Sir,

    Please include materials for Maharashtra Public service commission.
    It will be very helpful for lots of people.

    Thanks
    Prathamesh

    Reply
  12. Prakash G

    April 24, 2012 at 5:21 am

    Really thanks to u…I expecting more GK in Tamilnadu…plz update this….

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  13. Kavitha

    May 15, 2012 at 12:50 pm

    Dear Sir/Madam,
    Thanks for your daily Tamilnadu information. I hope, it will be very useful for coming TNPSC exam.
    Thanks a lot

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    • ramya

      February 28, 2014 at 1:02 am

      dear sister send any online class

      Reply
  14. anand kumar E.D

    May 23, 2012 at 12:41 pm

    DEAR SIR
    IT IS VERY USEFUL INFORMATION FOR THOSE WHO ARE PREPARING TNPSC EXAM.PLEASE continouse this service thank u very much

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    July 20, 2012 at 11:16 am

    Dear sir
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    July 20, 2012 at 2:30 pm

    Really useful information for TNPSC exam.we are eagerly expecting more GK…
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    July 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm

    hi sir this is very useful for upcoming TNPSC exam
    so keep kindly provider this questions.and i’m not able to download the page and even also copy the page
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  18. [email protected]

    July 25, 2012 at 11:49 am

    Hi sir, Tnpsc aspirants like me are all very thankful to you. All these are very useful to us.

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  19. suriya selvaraj

    August 1, 2012 at 8:49 am

    thanks for the work… but then in tnpsc gk questions the next page numbers not displayed could download only the first page…. please help…

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  20. 17021982

    August 2, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    தமிழ் மொழியிலும் பயன்பாட்டிர்கு கொண்டுவரலாம்.

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    • RAJARAJESWARI

      February 19, 2014 at 10:25 am

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    August 4, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    Sir, please send me the latest question and answer related TNPSC, Thanking Sir

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    August 10, 2012 at 2:01 pm

    very useful for tnpsc aspirants. hope we will get more about tamilnadu current affaires.

    Reply
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    August 11, 2012 at 4:09 pm

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  24. bhashya

    October 17, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    Please include GK regarding Andhrapradesh

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  25. MURUGAN T

    October 20, 2012 at 12:33 am

    well questions

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  26. reddy

    October 31, 2012 at 7:33 am

    hi sir, please include material related to A.p andhra pradesh public services

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  27. Abilash

    December 6, 2012 at 11:08 am

    Sir, Kindly add some important questions like Administration structure & its Hierarchy of Tamilnadu.

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  28. M.KALAIYANAGAN

    December 14, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    sir,very useful for all the competitive exam

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  29. Sekar

    December 21, 2012 at 11:28 am

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  30. Purushothaman R

    December 22, 2012 at 1:43 pm

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    December 31, 2012 at 12:34 am

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  32. [email protected]

    January 4, 2013 at 3:28 pm

    ThankS FOR THIS INFORMATION. I WILL LEARN MANY MESSAGES BY THIS.THE PROGRAME IS CONVEY TO TAMIL MOST BETTER FOR MANY STUDENTS.

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  33. Satheesh Kumar.D

    January 11, 2013 at 10:22 pm

    Sir
    The Eighth question has two answer,These 1995 in top and 1996 in bottom of the answer paragraph.

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    • raju

      December 21, 2014 at 6:58 pm

      sir there is no choice of 1996

      Reply
  34. vijayan

    January 15, 2013 at 3:39 pm

    thanks

    Reply
  35. raman.m.

    January 21, 2013 at 10:13 am

    தமிழ் மொழியில் நிகழ்வுகள் தந்தால் நலம்

    Reply
  36. raman.m.

    January 21, 2013 at 10:18 am

    hi

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  37. Nandhini

    January 23, 2013 at 11:51 am

    sir,
    update information regarding tamilnadu general knowledge

    Reply
  38. Boopathy S

    February 15, 2013 at 1:54 pm

    Great job.. Keep Continue..

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  39. srivignesh

    February 18, 2013 at 2:22 pm

    sir
    thanks for your effort and your valuable material

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  40. Satheesh Kumar.D

    February 20, 2013 at 9:41 pm

    Sir thank you for your valuable work and your invaluable
    helping mind!
    Request: Can you make current affairs related more gk questions?

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    February 23, 2013 at 10:26 pm

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    March 5, 2013 at 11:25 am

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    March 16, 2013 at 11:24 am

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    March 19, 2013 at 9:38 am

    good work GK Today. Keep it up.

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  45. senthil

    March 31, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    Its very useful and we need further updation……….

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    April 23, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    Hi Respective sir/madam

    It is a very useful thing to develop our knowlege in lot of sections. I like so much this side. It gives intrest to read more questions.

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  47. kavi

    June 25, 2013 at 9:13 pm

    sir really ur doing a great job try to update more question and answers from tamilnadu

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  48. ganesh

    July 11, 2013 at 4:29 pm

    plz update more gk for TNPSC

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  49. rohit dass

    July 15, 2013 at 7:52 pm

    please sir ,post more and more gk question .

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  50. Uma

    July 21, 2013 at 12:10 pm

    Pls sir i want more tnpsc quiz

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  51. REKHA

    August 1, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    Sir this s really very informative for all competitive exams.Very useful 4 me. U have vanished our fear
    Thanks a lot

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  52. Satheesh Kumar.D

    August 4, 2013 at 9:15 pm

    Hello Sir/madam/Teammates
    We expect more current affairs of Tamil Nadu.
    Please………………………………

    Reply
  53. suresh

    August 10, 2013 at 2:26 pm

    gardan

    Reply
  54. Nithya

    August 27, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    In which year name chennai from madras is officially changed? 1995 or 1996? Two answers are given… In options 1995 is there.. but in explanation 1996 is there.. which is the right answer? Thank u.. Its a very useful site..

    Reply
  55. Nithi

    August 28, 2013 at 2:17 pm

    Hi. Keep this Good work. U Rock…

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    October 22, 2013 at 10:31 am

    very useful for preparing tnpsc exams .keep this improve some more by test and score marks will be better for us it will increase competition sincerly all can prepare

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  57. Manoj singh

    November 18, 2013 at 6:22 pm

    Why there is no update on tamilnadu for past one year???????????????????????????

    Reply
  58. uma

    December 31, 2013 at 7:12 pm

    tamilnadu daiily current affairs and political news

    Reply
  59. muneeswaran

    January 1, 2014 at 9:10 pm

    Really useful Thanks…
    very,useful for tnpsc,upsc exam

    Reply
  60. vidhya.L

    February 3, 2014 at 1:35 pm

    very helpful to prepare for tnpsc exam

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  61. anbu

    February 10, 2014 at 4:15 pm

    very informative thx a lot

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  62. ligi

    February 20, 2014 at 10:59 pm

    very useful

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  63. ligi

    February 20, 2014 at 11:02 pm

    very useful i need is more ques and answer pls

    Reply
  64. purusothaman

    February 25, 2014 at 4:40 pm

    good for the people preparing for competitive exams

    Reply
  65. jaya lakshmi

    March 2, 2014 at 10:03 am

    its very useful.plse provide more questions.plse send current affairs to my mail.

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  66. maha lakshmi

    March 2, 2014 at 10:05 am

    send current affairs to my mail.its good

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  67. srinath

    March 6, 2014 at 7:36 pm

    what nonsense in the gk question upcoming govt exam there is not use

    Reply
  68. Bakyaraj K

    March 13, 2014 at 12:04 pm

    Thank You …
    Need more information about Tamilnadu…
    Your job is too excellent. Especially quiz & current affairs…
    I salute ur teams for your services…

    Reply
  69. selvaraj

    March 13, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    pls send my mail on current affairs

    Reply
  70. Tamilselvan

    April 12, 2014 at 4:11 pm

    Its very useful for who are appearing exams

    Reply
  71. Nithya

    May 14, 2014 at 11:37 am

    Hi.. Your work is excellent towards improving knowledge. Tamilnadu GK section needs updation….. I hope u will do… Keep Going..

    Reply
  72. Bharathi

    May 24, 2014 at 3:52 pm

    Thank You So much madam
    Need more information in tamil

    Reply
  73. gunasegaran

    June 12, 2014 at 1:06 am

    send current affairs to my mail its good

    Reply
  74. ARUNPRAKASH

    July 4, 2014 at 2:59 pm

    sir please very very important details in tamil lilakiya varalaru please send sir

    Reply
  75. ranjitha

    July 4, 2014 at 5:33 pm

    tamil language please

    Reply
  76. ranjitha

    July 4, 2014 at 5:34 pm

    thank you.but produce the tamil language

    Reply
  77. vivekanantham

    July 27, 2014 at 8:49 pm

    thanks a lots

    Reply
  78. Arun kumar p B.sc

    September 6, 2014 at 2:35 am

    thanks for ur gk. pls sent ur gk for me

    Reply
  79. E.Elaiyasundarrajan thillaividangan

    November 14, 2014 at 1:41 pm

    thanks for G.K updating, please yearly basis update for indian national movement, Details of tamil nadu act’s, tamil Ilakkiya varalaru.

    Reply
  80. mayakrishnan

    November 26, 2014 at 6:35 pm

    Thanks sir

    Reply
  81. Rahamath Nisha

    December 11, 2014 at 8:57 am

    it is useful for the tnpsc exa. thank you sir

    Reply
  82. Yamuna

    December 16, 2014 at 2:53 pm

    thank you..need more info about tamilnadu..
    Send current affairs to my mail

    Reply
  83. Abdul

    December 17, 2014 at 8:02 pm

    Its helpful

    Reply
  84. raju

    December 21, 2014 at 6:53 pm

    no update for tamil nadu

    Reply
  85. K.MUTHUPANDI

    January 4, 2015 at 7:21 am

    It’s very very useful for every competitor for all exam

    Reply
  86. devi

    January 29, 2015 at 3:40 pm

    it is very useful thank you…sent current affairs to my mail

    Reply
  87. AZHAGIRI.A

    February 5, 2015 at 7:39 pm

    very useful to group exams and PLEASE sent GK ,CURRENT AFFAIRS in my mail id

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  88. viji

    February 14, 2015 at 7:23 pm

    thank u its useful for me

    please send current affairs to my mail

    Reply
  89. Simon bc

    March 11, 2015 at 4:41 pm

    thanks a lot. Really it has been a great help for me in the Morning assembly at my school.And still i need more so i hope you will update more g.k questions…. May God bless you……….

    Reply
  90. [email protected]

    March 24, 2015 at 7:00 am

    good g.k

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  91. manikannan

    March 29, 2015 at 10:51 pm

    g.k it’s very useful for gain knowledge nice

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  92. sridhar.s

    March 31, 2015 at 4:19 pm

    Dear Sir,

    it is very useful and informative one .Kindly update the latest G.K in future also…
    Thanks a lot …

    Reply
  93. C Jeyakumar

    April 1, 2015 at 10:20 pm

    Thank u. It is very useful for me. More updates of Tamilnadu is required.

    Reply
  94. anandababu

    April 27, 2015 at 3:41 pm

    This is very useful and informative one .Kindly update the latest G.K in future also…
    Thanks a lot …

    Reply
  95. lokesh

    May 2, 2015 at 6:32 am

    thank you for your information about TN

    Reply
  96. Mariya Selvam

    May 4, 2015 at 4:04 pm

    Hi, this is really very good and its useful to everyone. pls continue the same forever. viewers pls share some more GK link. thanks in advance.

    Reply
  97. V.ARUNAGIRI

    June 13, 2015 at 9:36 am

    Useful for preparing IIM

    Reply
  98. HARI KRISHNAN.S

    June 17, 2015 at 6:09 pm

    Thanku so much. really i learned many information about my tamilnadu even iam in tamilnadu i dont knw something but through your GK questions i learned everything.

    Reply
  99. Subidha M.Salih

    July 31, 2015 at 10:46 pm

    Thank u very much for your excellent job – it is very useful for candidates those who are prepare for competitive exams – Please continue and should be develope

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  100. annalakshmi

    August 5, 2015 at 2:26 pm

    hai,thank u very much for your informations

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  101. Sakshi Shahi Mishra

    December 29, 2020 at 4:51 pm

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