District in Kerala, Kottayam 40 Questions - 11

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1. Kottayam was formed on
Answer : 1 July 1949

2. The founder of Modern Kottayam
Answer : T.Ramarao

3. Mural City of Kerala
Answer : Kottayam      

4. The largest mural painting in Kerala
Answer : Noah's Ark (St. Joseph's Church)

5. City of Letters (Akshara Nagaram)
Answer : Kottayam

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6. City of 3L's (3L = Latex, Letters and Lakes)
Answer : Kottayam

7. The only district in Kerala which shares all it's boundary with other district
Answer : Kottayam

8. Kottayam in Kerala

Leading Producer of rubber

Not coastal line

9. First printing Press in Kerala
Answer : CMS Press

Founder = Benchamin Beily

Established in = 1821

10. First Tobacco free district in India
Answer : Kottayam

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11. First cement factory in Kerala
Answer : Travancore Cements Ltd (Nattakam)

12. Birth place of K.R.Narayanan
Answer : Uzhavoor (Kottayam)

13. Rubber Research Institute of India is situated in
Answer : Kottayam

14. Headquarters of Rubber Board
Answer : Kottayam

15. Headquarters of NSS (Nair Service Society)
Answer : Perunna (Kottayam)

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16. First College in Kerala
Answer : CMS College

17. First rubberised road in Kerala
Answer : Kottayam-Kumily Road

18. First fully literate municipality in India
Answer : Kottayam (25-6-1989)

19. The first Fast Track Court in Kerala was started in
Answer : Kottayam

20. Headquarters of Sahithya Pravarthaka Sahakarana Sangam
Answer : Kottayam

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21. The only Sun Temple in Kerala
Answer : Adityapuram

22. Poonjar Palace is situated in
Answer : Kottayam

23. Major Rivers in Kottayam
Answer :
a. Meenachil Rover

b. Muvattupuzha River

c. Manimala River

24. Major Pilgrim Centres in Kottayam
Answer :
a. Panachikkad Saraswathi Temple

b. Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple

c. Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

d. Adityapuram Sun Temple

e. Manarcadu St.Mary's Church

f. Thazhathangadi Juma Masjid

g. Vavarupally

25. The annual festival of Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple
Answer : Ezhara Ponnana

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26. Panachikkad Saraswathi Temple is known as
Answer : Dakshina Mookambika (Mookambika of the South)

27. Indian Institute of Mass Communication is situated at
Answer : Vijayapuram (Kottayam)

28. Mahatma Gandhi University is situated in
Answer : Kottayam

29. Headquarters of Mahatma Gandhi University
Answer : Athirampuzha

30. Institute of Information Technology is situated in
Answer : Valavoor

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31. Srinivasa Ramanujan Institute for basic Science was established in
Answer : Pampady

32. Rajiv Gandhi Indoor Stadium
Answer : Nagambadom (Kottayam)

33. Major Attractions in Kottayam
Answer :
a. Kumarakam Bird Sanctuary

b. Aruvikkuzhi Waterfall

c. Elaveezhapoonchira hill station

34. Headquarters of Kerala Forest Development Corporation
Answer : Kottayam

35. Hindustan Newsprint Factory
Answer : Velloor (Kottayam)

36. The major festival of  Vavarupally
Answer : Pettathullal

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