Important GK Question and Answers for all competitive exams in Karnataka

Important GK Question and Answers for all competitive Exams in Karnataka

  • Who established the Vijayanagar empire in Karnataka.

Ans:- Harihara and Bukka in 14th century

  • Who is the founder of Kadamba dynasty. 

Ans:- Mayurasharma

  • Who is the current Chief Justice of the Karnataka High Court as of 2017.

Ans:- Subhro Kamal Mukherjee

  • When did Karnataka formed as a partial state of India.

Ans:- 1 November, 1956

  • In which war the Tiger of Mysore Tipu Sultan was killed by the British.

Ans:- In the Battle of Srirangapatnam in 1799

  • Who was the first Wadiyar ruler of Mysore.

Ans:-Yaduraya Wodeyar was the first monarch from 1399 to 1423

  • When the State of Mysore renamed as Karnataka.


  • Who was the last ruler of famous Kingdom of Mysore.

Ans:-Maharaja Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar Bahadur was the last ruler of Kingdom of Mysore(former karnataka) from 1940-1950. He was also the founder-president of Vishva Hindu Parishad.

  • The historical haridasa movement was flourished during the reign of which Carnatic empire.

Ans:-Vijayanagar empire(between 13th-14th century).

  • Who was the real founder of the South Indian Chalukya Dynasty

Ans:-Pulakesi I.

  • Kudremukh mountain peak which is a famous tourist spot located in which district of Karnataka.

Ans:-Chikkamagaluru district

  • Who is the longest-serving 8th Chief Minister of Karnataka.

Ans:-D. Devaraj Urs

  • Who is regarded as the founder-king of South Indian Rashtrakuta Dynasty.


  • Who served as first Chief Minister of Karnataka.

Ans:-K. Chengalaraya Reddy (Period of 1952-1957)

  • How many districts are there in Karnataka.

Ans:-30 Districts

  • The famous historical place of Hampi which is a World Heritage Site located in which district of Karnataka.


  • What was the capital of Chalukya Dynasty.


  • Where the Bahubali statue is found.

Ans:-Shravanabelagola, Karnataka

  • Where is the Indian Institute of Technology located at.

Ans:-Dharwad, Karnataka (Founded by Central govt of India in 2015)

  • Nagarhole National Park is located in which district of Karnataka.

Ans:- Kodagu district

  • Which place in Karnataka is an World Heritage Site built by the Chalukya & Rashtrakuta empire of ancient Karnataka.

Ans:-Group of temples at Pattadakal

  • Which is the 1897’s historical Carnatic architecture built for the Wodeyar dynasty rulers.

Ans:-Mysore Palace(It is one of the most attractive tourist spot in Karnataka)

  • Which place is the largest and capital city in Karnataka.


  • What is the 1656’s famous deccan architecture that dedicated to Mohammed Adil Shah

Ans:- Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur,Karnataka

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