Tamil Nadu General Knowledge MCQ GK Questions Answers


Tamil Nadu GK questions can help you to learn all the aspects of the state of Tamil Nadu. The political, cultural, economic, educational, historical and geographical aspects of the state are taken into consideration. Those candidates who are interested in cracking the GK session of any of your papers can find enough materials here. These GK questions are interactive as it acts as food to the memory of the candidates.The Tamil Nadu Gk questions and answers serve the purpose of helping the candidates to crack the papers for any of the competitive exams very easily.

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Q.1. Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu?

(a) M. K. Stalin
(b) C. Vidyasagar Rao.
(c) Pannir Selvam
(d) None of the above

(a) M. K. Stalin


Q.2. Which constituency is M. Bin Nidhi was elected for the first in Tamil Nadu Vidhan Sabha?

(a) Kulithlai
(b) Salem
(c) Sivakasi
(d) None of these

(a) Kulithlai


Q.3. Who is the Founder of Thamizhaga Munnetra Munnani party?

(a) Sivaji Ganesan
(b) Edappadi K. Palaniswami
(c) J. Jayalalithaa
(d) P.S. Kumaraswamy Raja

(a) Sivaji Ganesan


Q.4. Who is known as the Father of Tamil National Party?

(a) Kamaraj and MGR
(b) Edappadi K. Palaniswami
(c) J. Jayalalithaa
(d) E.V.K. Sampath

(d) E.V.K. Sampath


Q.5. Name of the biggest assembly constituency in Tamilnadu in terms of voters

(a) Chennai South
(b) Sholinganallur
(c) Tenkasi
(d) Salem

(b) Sholinganallur


Q.6. Name of the two chief minister of Tamil Nadu who got the honors of Bharat Ratna

(a) Kamaraj and MGR
(b) Edappadi K. Palaniswami
(c) J. Jayalalithaa
(d) P.S. Kumaraswamy Raja

(a) Kamaraj and MGR


Q.7. Name of the oldest dam on the river kaveri?

(a) Vaigai Dam
(b) Mettur Dam
(c) Amaravathi Dam
(d) Kallanai Dam

(b) Mettur Dam


Q.8. Brihadeeswara temple was built by which emperor?

(a) Raja Chola-I
(b) Humayun
(c) Akbar
(d) Shahjahan

(a) Raja Chola-I


Q.9. Name the state fruit in Tamil Nadu?

(a) Orange
(b) Jackfruit
(c) Mango
(d) Banana

(b) Jackfruit


Q.10. Name the largest district in Tamil Nadu by population?

(a) Vellore
(b) Tiruvannamalai
(c) Salem
(d) Chennai

(d) Chennai


Q.11. Who was introduced the Kulakallavi Scheme in Tamil Nadu

(a) Rajaji
(b) Ramaswamy
(c) Kamaraj
(d) Jayalalithaa

(a) Rajaji


Q.12. The founding year of the Hindu newspaper?

(a) 1872
(b) 1878
(c) 1884
(d) 1890

(b) 1878


Q.13. The name Madras was officially changed to Chennai in which year?

(a) 1995
(b) 2005
(c) 1998
(d) 2014

(a) 1995


Q.14. Who is 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

(c) Sir S. Subramania Iyer


Q.15. How many Loksabha Constituencies are there in Tamil Nadu?

(a) 36
(b) 39
(c) 42
(d) 25

(b) 39


Q.16. How many districts are there in Tamil Nadu in 1956?

(a) 20
(b) 24
(c) 19
(d) 13

(d) 13


Q.17. Name the founder of AIADMK?

(a) M G Ramachandran
(b) J Jayalalithaa
(c) C Annadurai
(d) None of the above

(a) M G Ramachandran


Q.18. The largest city in Knitwear exporter?

(a) Coimbatore
(b) Andipatti
(c) Salem
(d) Tirupur

(d) Tirupur


Q.19. Name the strait which separates Tamil Nadu from Sri Lanka?

(a) Cook
(b) Torres
(c) Davis
(d) Palk

(d) Palk


Q.20. Name the party which came to power in Tamil Nadu in 1967?

(a) TDP
(b) CPI
(c) DMK
(d) PWP

(c) DMK


Q.21. C.V. Raman receive Noble Prize for physics in which year

(a) 1930
(b) 1920
(c) 1921
(d) 1925

(a) 1930


Q.22. When Tamilnadu came into existence as a state of India?

(a) 26 January 1950
(b) 26 January 1949
(c) 28 February 1950
(d) None of these

(a) 26 January 1950


Q.23. Rajiv Gandhi National Youth Development Institute is situated ?

(a) Tamilnadu
(b) Karnataka
(c) Uttaranchal
(d) Himachal Pradesh

(a) Tamilnadu


Q.24. Name of the Capital city of Tamil Nadu State

(a) Lucknow
(b) Chennai
(c) Nanital
(d) Kohima

(b) Chennai


Q.25. How many districts are there in Tamil Nadu?

(a) 32
(b) 23
(c) 13
(d) 12

(a) 32


Q.26. Number of Legislature seats is Tamilnadu state

(a) 210
(b) 154
(c) 45
(d) 234

(d) 234


Q.27. How many UNESCO World Heritage Site are located in Tamil Nadu

(a) 4
(b) 5
(c) 8
(d) 10

(c) 8


Q.28. The Hindu Newspaper was founded in the year

(a) 1871
(b) 1778
(c) 1780
(d) 1985

(b) 1778


Q.29. On which day of the Pongal, the Jallikattu bull fight was plyed

(a) Bhogi
(b) Thai Pongal
(c) Maat Pongal
(d) Kaanum Pongal

(a) Bhogi


Q.30. The first silent Tamil Movie Keechaka Vadham was released in the year

(a) 1912
(b) 1918
(c) 1944
(d) 1954

(b) 1918


Q.31. Tamil Nadu is a major producer of

(a) Sunflower
(b) Cotton
(c) Onion
(d) Sugarcane

(d) Sugarcane


Q.32. The Rajpid Transit System in Tamil Nadu is Located in

(a) Salem
(b) Thanjavur
(c) Chennai
(d) Trichy

(c) Chennai


Q.33. Which one is the longest river in Tamil Nadu

(a) Kaveri
(b) Cheyyar
(c) Thamirabarani
(d) Bhavani

(a) Kaveri


Q.34. Mullaperiyar dispute is between Tamil Nadu and

(a) Kerala
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Odisha
(d) Karnataka

(a) Kerala


Q.35. Tirupur is located on the banks of river

(a) Noyyal
(b) Pala
(c) Bhavani
(d)Periyar

(a) Noyyal


Q.36. The St.George Fort was built in the year

(a) 1640
(b) 1644
(c) 1648
(d) 1650

(b) 1644


Q.37. In which year the Madras State was renamed as Tamil Nadu

(a) 1956
(b) 1961
(c) 1966
(d) 1969

(d) 1969


Q.38. Who was the first Chief Minister after it was renamed as Tamil Nadu

(a) M. Karunanidhi
(b) C. N. Annadurai
(c) M. G. Ramachandran
(d) Janaki Ramachandran

(b) C. N. Annadurai


Q.39. Which one is the longest ruling dynasties in Tamilnadu

(a) Pandyan Dynasty
(b) Chola Dynasty
(c) Chera Dynasty
(d) Satavahana Dynasty

(b) Chola Dynasty


Q.40. Which one is the largest district by area wise in Tamilnadu

(a) Viluppuram
(b) Tiruvannamalai
(c) Tirupur
(d) Pudukkottai

(a) Viluppuram


Q.41. Meenakshi Amman Temple is located in the bank of the river

(a) Kaveri River
(b) Cheyyar River
(c) Bhavani River
(d) Vaigai River

(d) Vaigai River


Q.42. On which day of the Pongal, the Jallikattu bull fight was played

(a) Bhogi
(b) Thai Pongal
(c) Maatu Pongal
(d) Kaanum Pongal

(c) Maatu Pongal


Q.43. Which temple has the longest corridor in India

(a) Ramanathaswamy Temple
(b) Meenakshi Sundareswarar
(c) Brihadeeswarar Temple
(d) Kapaleeshwarar Temple

(a) Ramanathaswamy Temple


Q.44 Which one is the first regular newspaper in Tamil language

(a) The Hindu
(b) Bharat Devi
(c) Swadesamitran
(d) Dina Thanthi

(c) Swadesamitran


Q.45. Name of the high court of Tamilnadu state is

(a) Madras High Court
(b) Delhi High Court
(c) Mumbai High Court
(d) Allahabad High Court

(a) Madras High Court


Q.46. Name of the Sate Flower of Tamil Nadu

(a) Noble Orchid
(b) Ranawara
(c) Rohira
(d) Gloriosa Superba

(d) Gloriosa Superba


Q.47. Name of the State Animal of Tamil Nadu

(a) Nilgiri Tahr
(b) Red Panda
(c) Spotted Deer
(d) Dromedary Camel

(a) Nilgiri Tahr


Q.48. Name of the State Bird of Tamil Nadu

(a) Great Indian Bustard
(b) Blood Pheasant
(c) Indian Roller
(d) Common Emerald Dove

(d) Common Emerald Dove


Q.49. Name of the State Tree of Tamil Nadu

(a) Asian Palmyra Palm
(b) Jammi
(c) Rhododendron
(d) Indian Rosewood

(a) Asian Palmyra Palm


Q.50. Which city is also known as temple city of Tamil Nadu

(a) Madurai
(b) Thanjavur
(c) Trichy
(d) Coimbatore

(a) Madurai


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