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    100 Important Facts About Kerala - LD Clerk General Knowledge

    100 Important Facts About Kerala LD Clerk General Knowldge



    Here's the 100 facts about our State Kerala, this one will be helpful in the preparation of upcoming PSC Exam's and will come under the section General Knowledge. Most them will be familiar to you as they are frequently asked in PSC examinations. It also important that we should know these questions as they represent our own state and it can be an expected question in any examination under Kerala State Government or other competitive exam's.

    1. In India, Kerala represents 1.18% of total area. 
    2. Sex ratio of Kerala is : 1084:1000
    3. Total number of Taluks – 75
    4. Total Block panchayats – 152
    5. Number of cantonments – 1 ( Kannur)
    6. Total coastal area of Kerala is 580 km
    7. Kerala have only 1 Township, which is Guruvayur
    8. Total MLAs in Kerala – 141
    9. Number of Loksabha seats – 20
    10. Number of rajya sabha seats – 9
    11. Total number of Rivers – 44
    12. Total number of Lakes -34
    13. Total number of National highways – 9
    14. Number of Wild life sanctuaries – 18
    15. National parks – 5
    16. Scientific name of state flower – Cassia Fistula (kanikkonna)
    17. Scientific name of official bird- Buceros Bicornis (Great Indian Hornbill)
    18. Kerala's official fruit – Jack fruit
    19. Scientific name of jack fruit – Artocarpus Heterophyllus
    20. Official fish – Karimeen (Green Chromide)
    21. Longest river in Kerala – Periyar
    22. Largest fresh water lake – Sasthamcotta
    23. First national park – Eravikulam
    24. Largest national park – Eravikulam
    25. Biggest lake – Vembanad lake
    26. First wild life sanctuary – Periyar (Thekkady)
    27. First dam – Mullapperiyar (1895)
    28. Biggest dam – Malampuzha (Palakkad)
    29. First hydro electric project – Pallivasal
    30. Biggest hydro electric project – Idukki
    31. Eravikulam National Park established - 1978
    32. Silent valley established in– 1984
    33. Old name of Silent valley – Sairandhri vanam
    34. Northernmost fresh water lake- Pookkodu lake
    35. Highest dam – Idukki
    36. First private sector hydro electric project- Maniyar (Pathanamthitta)
    37. Biggest Private sector hydro electric project – Kuthumkal (Idukki)
    38. Southernmost river- Neyyar
    39. Northernmost river- Manjeswaram puzha
    40. Northernmost lake- Uppala lake
    41. Southernmost lake – Veli lake
    42. Southernmost fresh water lake – Vellayani 
    43. First forest reserve- Konni
    44. First underground hydro electric project – Moolamattom (idukki)
    45. First concrete gravity dam- Mattuppetti
    46. Biggest bird sanctuary- Thattekkad (Ernakulam)
    47. First bird sanctuary- Thattekkad
    48. First biological park in india- Agasthyavanam
    49. First eco-tourism project in india – Thenmala
    50. Kerala University- 1957
    51. Calicut university – 1988,Thenjippalam, Malappuram
    52. CUSAT (Cochin University of Science and Technology) - 1971- Kalamasseri- ekm
    53. Agricultural university- 1971 – Mannuthi- Thrissur
    54. MG (Mahathma Gandhi) university- 1983- Priyadarsini hills, Athirampuzha, kottayam
    55. Sreesankaracharya Sanskrit university- 1993- Kaladi –Ernakulam
    56. Kannur University- 1996- mangattuparampu – KNR
    57. NUALS- 2005- kaloor- kochi
    58. Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU)- 2010- Pookkodu(Wayanad)
    59. Kerala Health university- 2010- TSR
    60. Kerala Fisheries University- 2011- Panangad- Ernakulam
    61. Malayalam University – 2011- Tirur- Malappuram
    62. First coastal police station – Neendakara
    63. Kudumbasree started first in- Malappuram (17 May 1998)
    64. First panchayath to get swaraj trophy- Kanjikkuzhi (Alappuzha)
    65. First tourist police station- Mattancheri
    66. First open prison- Nettukalthery (Kattakkada)
    67. First woman governor- Jothi Venkatachalam
    68. First woman chancellor- Jothi Venkatachalam
    69. First woman high court chief justice- Sujata v. Manohar
    70. First malayalee woman high court chief justice- KK usha
    71. First woman high court judge – Anna Chandi
    72. First malayali woman to be a member of National Human rights commission- Fathima Beevi
    73. First woman IAS officer- Anna Malhotra
    74. First malayali woman MP- Annie Mascarene
    75. First woman IPS officer- R. Sreelekha
    76. First woman majistrate- Omana Kunjamma
    77. First woman Chief secretary- Padma Ramachandran
    78. First woman vice chancellor- Jancy James
    79. Second woman vice chancellor- Anwar Jahan Zuberi
    80. First woman’s commission chairperson- Sugathakumari
    81. First woman minister- KR Gowri
    82. First malayali woman appeared on postal stamp- Sister Alphonsa
    83. First malayali woman winner of Khel Ratna- KM Beenamol
    84. First malayali woman Olympian- PT Usha
    85. First malayali woman gold medalist in world Athletic Championship- Anju Bobby George
    86. First women prison – Neyyattinkara
    87. First woman police station – Kozhikode (1973)
    88. First electrified town in Kerala – Trivandrum-1933
    89. First soil museum in india is at Parattukonam (tvm)
    90. First animation park in Kerala - KINFRA
    91. Ammathottil was launched at – Thycadu( Trivandrum)-2002 November 14
    92. Birth place of Sree Narayana Guru- Chempazhanthy (Trivandrum)
    93. Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) started in 1962
    94. First rocket launched from TERLS – 1963
    95. TERLS dedicated to UNO in 1968 feb 2
    96. Headquarters of Kerala Bhasha Institute - Thiruvananthapuram
    97. Halcyon palace is situated at Kovalam
    98. First Girls high school in south india – Holy Angels convent -1888
    99. Numismatics museum - Nedumangad
    100. First public library – Trivandrum Public LibraryJoin group

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