Monday, 19 March 2012

Practice 1: Kannadada Kotyadhipati Questions

Kannada KBC brings you very first set of practice questions for Kannadada Kotyadhipati. It will be an ideal reference for the people who are preparing for the quiz show.

Fastest Fingers First: Arrange these Kannada writers in chronological order of getting the Jnaanapeetha award.

A)    Kuvempu
B)    Shivaram Karanth
C)    D. R. Bendre
D)    Masti Venkatesh Iyengar

Hot Seat Questions:

1.       What’s name of deity at Belur Temple ?
a.      Manjunatha
b.      Bahubali
c.      Chennakeshava
d.      Virupaksha

2.       Which river originates from Ambuteertha in Teerthahalli Taluk ?
a.      Nethravathi
b.      Cauvery
c.      Tunga
d.      Sharavathi

3.       Which Bollywood actress made her cinematic debut in Kannada movie Prema Loka ?
a.      Sridevi
b.      Madhuri Dixit
c.      Juhi Chawla
d.      Kajol

4.       What’s the name of luxury tourist train operated by Karnataka Tourism
a.      Palace on Wheels
b.      Orient Express
c.      Golden Chariot
d.      Deccan Odyssey

5.       Who composed the music for film “America America”
a.      Guru Kiran
b.      Raghu Dixit
c.      Mano Murthy
d.      Ravichandran

6.       Who among these personalities have not won “Bharath Ratna” ?
a.      Mahatma Gandhi
b.      S. Radhakrishna
c.      Mother Teresa
d.      Rajiv Gandhi

7.      Which of these locations in Karnataka is included in UNESCO world heritage sites
a.      Belur
b.      Pattadkal
c.      Gol Gumbaz
d.      Badami

8.     Who defeated Harshavardhana of Kanauj in a decisive battle fought on the banks of the river Narmada ?
a.      Veera ballala I
b.      Pulakeshi I
c.      Pulakeshi II
d.      Krishnadevaraya

9.       Which was the first multinational corporation (MNC) to set-up its base in Bangalore ?
a.      IBM
b.      Cisco Systems
c.      Texas Instruments
d.      General Electric

10.   Impressed by whose views on science and leadership abilities of India, Jamshedji Tata set-up IISc in Bangalore ?
a.      Mahatma Gandhi
b.      Jawaharlal Nehru
c.      Swami Vivekananda
d.      Rabindranath Tagore

 11.  What's the original nationality of Mother Teresa ?
a.      Germany
b.      Albania
c.      France
d.      Luxembourg

 12.  Who was the first Indian to win professional tennis grand slam title ?
a.      Mahesh Bhupathi
b.      Sania Mirza
c.      Leander Paes
d.      Sania Mirza

13.  Which was the first Indian film to be screened at United Nations ?
a.      Slumdog Millionaire
b.      Lagaan
c.      Lage Raho Munnabhai
d.      Chak De India

14.  Which country is ranked #1 in per capita income as per the Human Development Report of 2011 published by the United Nations ?
a.      Saudi Arabia
b.      USA
c.      Germany
d.      Qatar

15.  Name the managing director of a large business group who studied to be a filmmaker before he graduated from Harvard Business School. He has produced a short film on the Kumbh Mela and his business group is currently planning a foray into the media and entertainment sector.
a.      Vijay Mallya
b.      Anand Mahindra
c.      Mukesh Ambani
d.      Ratan Tata

Find answers at Practice-1: Answers

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