Karnataka General Knowledge State GK MCQ Questions Answers

Karnataka is a state in south-west India. Bengaluru is the capital of Karnataka state. Bengaluru is also known as high-tech hub.Karnataka has rural folk, lovely waterfalls, historical places, tourist places etc. it is surrounded by Maharashtra state, Tamil Nadu, Kerala , Goa and Andhra Pradesh. Karnataka has four divisions with 27 districts. There are 28 Lok sabha seats with 12 Rajya Sabha seats . Karnataka state was formed on 1 Nov 1956 and its total area is 191791 square km. There are so many rivers in Karnataka state but kaveri river is the longest rivers in Karnataka state. Talakaveri is the source of Kaveri rivers. there are five National Parks in Karnataka state. we provides the some Gk quiz or general knowledge for Karnataka state which are very important to all types of exam such as SSC, Karnataka Govt Jobs, Banks, Indian Railway, UPSC, PSC etc.

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Q.1. When did the British annex Kanara?

(a) 1799
(b) 1855
(c) 1809
(d) 1605

(a) 1799


Q.2. Badami, the second capital of the early Chalukyas was formerly known as

(a) Vatapi
(b) Aihole
(c) Belur
(d) Halebid

(a) Vatapi


Q.3. Who was defeated and killed in the Fourth Mysore war at Srirangapattanam ?

(a) Syyad Brothers
(b) Nizam-ud-daula
(c) Hyder Ali
(d) Tipu Sultan

(d) Tipu Sultan


Q.4. First person from state of Karnataka to received Bharat Ratna award

(a) Shakuntala Devi
(b) Visvesvaraya
(c) Bhimsen Joshi
(d) None of These

(b) Visvesvaraya


Q.5. Who had wrote the Kavitavatara

(a) Manjeshwar Govinda Pai
(b) D.R. Bendre
(c) Hermann Mogling
(d) None of These

(a) Manjeshwar Govinda Pai


Q.6. Which of the following works defines an identity of Karnataka ?

(a) Kalakeyavadha
(b) Ramadhanyacharithe
(c) Manasollasa
(d) Kavirajamarga

(d) Kavirajamarga


Q.7. The Karnataka Government recently banned in Malnad area plantation of ?

(a) Shikakai
(b) Eucalyptus
(c) Tamarind
(d) Teak

(b) Eucalyptus


Q.8. The ‘Bramhagiri’ edict in Chitradurga belongs to which Emperor?

(a) Ashoka
(b) Pulikeshi
(c) Kadamba
(d) Amoghavarsha

(a) Ashoka


Q.9. In which of the following place of Karnataka one cannot find Bahubali Statue?

(a) Karkala
(b) Dharmastala
(c) Shravanabelagola
(d) Ddupi

(d) Ddupi


Q.10. Survarna Vidhana Soudha is located in which district of Karnataka?

(a) Hubli
(b) Bellary
(c) Mysore
(d) Belgaum

(d) Belgaum


Q.11. How many seats have been allocated for Karnataka in Lok Sabha ?

(a) 19
(b) 20
(c) 28
(d) 30

(c) 28


Q.12. How many seats have been allocated for Karnataka in Rajya Sabha?

(a) 10
(b) 12
(c) 18
(d) 20

(b) 12


Q.13. The most famous dance oof Karnataka is __________.

(a) Kolattam
(b) Kuchupudi
(c) Yakshagana
(d) Bharatanatyam

(c) Yakshagana


Q.14. Which among the following is the highest point in Karnataka?

(a) Mullayanna giri
(b) Biligiri
(c) Nandhi Hills
(d) Male Madeshwara Hills

(a) Mullayanna giri


Q.15. Who was the chief Minister of Karnataka?

(a) K. Hanumanthaiah
(b)Veerendra Patil
(c) S. Nijalingappa
(d) K. Chengalaraya Reddy

(d) K. Chengalaraya Reddy


Q.16. Which city will soon have helipads to help common people during medical emergencies?

(a) Bengaluru
(b) Delhi
(c) Hyderabad
(d) None of these

(a) Bengaluru


Q.17. Who was the first Chief Minister of Karnataka?

(a) K. Hanumanthaiah
(b) Kadidal Manjappa
(c) K. Chengalaraya Reddy
(d) R. Gundu Rao

(c) K. Chengalaraya Reddy


Q.18. US based high-Speed transport technology Startup Virgin Hyperloop One has signed MOUs with governments of which Indian states?

(a) Maharashtra and Karnataka
(b) Kerala and Karnataka
(c) Maharashtra and Kerala
(d) None of these

(a) Maharashtra and Karnataka


Q.19. The Karnataka government has cleared the Karnataka Public Safety (Measures) Enforcement Bill, which makes it mandatory to install surveillance systems at places with large gathering in _________.

(a) Bengaluru
(b) Mysore
(c) Bijapur
(d) None of these

(a) Bengaluru


Q.20. Karnataka Government is planning to launch a single Complaint cell for all civic and transport agencies including _________?

(a) Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike
(b) Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation
(c) Both a and b
(d) None of these

(c) Both a and b


Q.21. Karnataka is the ________ safest place in South India?

(a) 1st
(b) 2nd
(c) 4th
(d) 3rd

(b) 2nd


Q.22. Which Bank has approved $346 million loan for highways upgradation project in Karnataka?

(a) Asian Development bank
(b) World bank
(c) ASEAN bank
(d) None of these

(a) Asian Development bank


Q.23. Karnataka Government has launched _________ scheme to meet nutritional needs of pregnant and lactating women in rural areas of state?

(a) Mathru Poorna
(b) Midday meal
(c) Udisha
(d) None of these

(a) Mathru Poorna


Q.24. In which year was Mysore renamed Karnataka?

(a) 1972
(b) 1973
(c) 1971
(d) 1975

(b) 1973


Q.25. In terms of area Karnataka is the _________ largest State in India?

(a) Fifth
(b) Sixth
(c) Seventh
(d) Eighth

(c) Seventh


Q.26. At which place in Karnataka did Adi Shankaracharya establish the first of four mathas?

(a) Sringeri
(b) Gokarna
(c) Talakaveri
(d) Murdeshwar

(a) Sringeri


Q.27. Who of the following is the author of the State anthem of Karnataka – Jaya Bharata Jananiya Tanujate?

(a) Gopalakrishna Adiga
(b) Govindaray Nayak
(c) K Sivarama Karanth
(d) Kuvempu

(d) Kuvempu


Q.28. On which of the following rivers are the Jog Falls (Gerosoppa Falls) situated?

(a) Sharavati
(b) Kaveri
(c) Ghataprabha
(d) Hemavathi

(a) Sharavati


Q.29. Who of the following was the first person to be awarded the Jnanpith Award for Kannada?

(a) DR Bendre
(b) K Shivaram Karanth
(c) M Venkatasa Iyengar
(d) K Venkatappa Puttappa

(d) K Venkatappa Puttappa


Q.30. Which of the following is the State flower of Karnataka?

(a) Lotus
(b) Jasmine
(c) Marigold
(d) Rose

(a) Lotus


Q.31. Channapatna a place in Ramnagara district of Karnataka is famous for –

(a) Silk
(b) Sandalwood
(c) Toys
(d) Agarbatti

(c) Toys


Q.32. Which of the following places is famous for metal handicraft known as Bidriware?

(a) Kalaburagi
(b) Belagavi
(c) Mysuru
(d) Bidar

(d) Bidar


Q.33. At which place is the Suvarna Vidhana Soudha located?

(a) Dharwad
(b) Belagavi
(c) Mangalore
(d) Kalaburgi

(b) Belagavi


Q.34. In which year the Mysore State was renamed as Karnataka

(a) 1968
(b) 1971
(c) 1973
(d) 1975

(c) 1973


Q.35. Which one is not a tributary of Kaveri River

(a) Hemavati
(b) Shimsha
(c) Arkavati
(d) Bhima

(d) Bhima


Q.36. In which district the Hampi Monuments are located

(a) Bellary
(b) Hassan
(c) Mysore
(d) Udupi

(a) Bellary


Q.37. Jog Falls which is one of the highest waterfalls in India, is created by

(a) Sharavati River
(b) Kaveri River
(c) Tunga River
(d) Mandovi River

(a) Sharavati River


Q.38. Who is the longest serving Chief Minister of Karnataka

(a) R. Gundu Rao
(b) S. R. Bommai
(c) D. Devaraj Urs
(d) Ramakrishna Hegde

(c) D. Devaraj Urs


Q.39. For which book, Kuvempu wins the Jnanpith Award in 1967

(a) Naku Thanthi
(b) Sri Ramayana Darshanam
(c) Mookajjiya Kanasugalu
(d) Bharatha Sindhu Rashmi

(b) Sri Ramayana Darshanam


Q.40. Total number of National Park in Karnataka

(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 7

(c) 5


Q.41. In which district, the Bandipur National Park is located

(a) Tumakuru district
(b) Dharwad district
(c) Vijayapura district
(d) Chamarajanagar district

(d) Chamarajanagar district


Q.42. When the first Anglo Mysore War was fought

(a) 1762
(b) 1767
(c) 1780
(d) 1785

(b) 1767


Q.43. Who was the Governor of India when the fourth Anglo-Mysore war was fought

(a) Lord Wellesley
(b) Lord Cornwallis
(c) Lord Minto
(d) Lord Hastings

(a) Lord Wellesley


Q.44. What is the symbol of Karnataka state animal?

(a) Tiger
(b) Loin
(c) Asian elephant
(d) None of These

(c) Asian elephant


Q.45. What is the symbol of Karnataka state tree?

(a) Banyan
(b) Coconut
(c) Sandalwood
(d) Mango

(c) Sandalwood


Q.46. Which symbolise of Karnataka state bird?

(a) Great hornbill
(b) Indian paradise flycatcher
(c) Indian roller
(d) Yellow-footed green pigeon

(c) Indian roller


Q.47. What is the official language of Karnatak state

(a) Hindi
(b) English
(c) Kannada
(d) Malayalam

(c) Kannada


Q.48. Which is the largest river in the state of Karnataka

(a) Kaveri
(b) Hemavati
(c) Krishna
(d) Ghataprabha

(a) Kaveri


Q.49. Which one is a east flowing river in Karnataka>?

(a) Aghanashini River
(b) Gurupura River
(c) Tunga River
(d) Varahi River

(c) Tunga River


Q.50. The Gol Gumbaz is Located in the City

(a) Raichur
(b) Bijapur
(c) Davangere
(d) Gulbarga

(b) Bijapur


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