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Thursday, 4 April 2013

GK Questions on Karnataka

1. When did Karnataka acquire its present name?
2. Which of the following states is to the north of Karnataka?
3. Which sea is to the west of Karnataka?
4. Which is the official language of Karnataka?
5. When did the British annex Kanara?
6. Which kingdom in Karnataka did the British annex in 1834?
7. How was Karnataka formerly known?
8. Who was Karnataka’s chief minister in 1984?
9. Which is the capital of Karnataka?
10.What is the area of Karnataka?

 Questions and Answers

1. When did Karnataka acquire its present name?
A) 1 November 1973

2. Which of the following states is to the north of Karnataka?
A) Maharashtra

 3. Which sea is to the west of Karnataka?
A) Arabian

4. Which is the official language of Karnataka?
A) Kannada

5. When did the British annex Kanara?
A) 1799

6. Which kingdom in Karnataka did the British annex in 1834?
A) Coorg

7. How was Karnataka formerly known?
A) Mysore

8. Who was Karnataka’s chief minister in 1984?
A) Ramakrishna Hegde

9. Which is the capital of Karnataka?
A) Bangalore

10. What is the area of Karnataka?
A) 74,051 sq. mi.