25 Confusing Facts for PSC | Part 5

25 Confusing Facts for PSC | Part 5

 Most Kerala PSC exams have one or two tough multiple-choice questions that might easily confuse us.

In the fifth installment of this series, we'll go through 25 such puzzling facts that may be useful for upcoming PSC examinations.


25 Confusing Questions & Answers for Kerala PSC

#1  

  • Diwan during Malayali Memorial – T. Ramarao.
  • Diwan during Malayali Memorial – Shungrasoobyer / Sankara Subha Iyer.
#2
  • Milk of Lime – Calcium hydroxide.
  • Milk of Magnesia – Magnesium hydroxide.
#3
  • Kerala Valmiki – Vallathol Narayana Menon.
  • Kerala Vyasan – Kodungalloor Kunjikkuttan Thampuran.
  • Kerala Kalidasan – Kerala Varma Valiya Koil Thampuran.

#4

  • The place which is known as the Storehouse of Minerals – Chota Nagpur Plateau.
  • The plateau which is known as the Storehouse of Minerals – Peninsular Plateau.
  • The state which is known as the Storehouse of Minerals – Jharkand.
  • The rock system in India is also known as Storehouse of Minerals – Dharwar System.
#5
  • Kerala Simham – Pazhassi Raja.
  • Simhala Simham – C. Kesavan.
  • Kadathanadan Simham – Kurroolli Chekon.
#6
  • പ്രകാശം പരത്തുന്ന പെണ്‍കുട്ടി – ടി. പത്മനാഭൻ‌.
  • പ്രകാശം പരത്തുന്ന ആൺകുട്ടി – കെ. പി. രാമനുണ്ണി.
#7
  • Babur of British India – Robert Clive.
  • Akbar of British India – Richard Wellesley.
  • Aurangzeb of British India – George Curzon.
#8
  • Akbar of the Hindu period – Harshavardhana.
  • Akbar of Kashmir – Zain-ul-Abidin (8th sultan of Kashmir).
#9
  • Teacher's Day – September 5 (Dr. S. Radhakrishnan's Birthday).
  • National Education Day – November 11 (Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's Birthday).

#10

  • Indian Cardamom Research Institute – Mailadumpara (Idukki).
  • Kerala Cardamom Research Station – Pampadumpara (Idukki).
#11
  • First Malayali woman to become Rajya Sabha member – Leksmi N. Menon (Bihar, 1952).
  • First Malayali woman from Kerala to become Rajya Sabha member – Bharati Udayabhanu (1954).

#12

  • Land of the Golden Pagoda – Myanmar.
  • Black Pagoda – Konark Sun Temple, Odisha.
  • White Pagoda – Jagannath Temple, Puri, Odisha. 
  • Seven Pagodas – Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu.
  • Mural Pagoda – Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Brass Pagoda – Thiruvangad Sree Ramaswami Temple, Kannur (Thalassery).
#13
  • Poem written by Kumaranasan on the basis of Malabar rebellion – Duravastha.
  • Poem written by Kumaranasan as a tribute to Rabindranath Tagore – Divya kokilam.
  • Elegy written by Kumaranasan on the death of A.R. Rajaraja Varma – Prarodanam.
#14
  • Kakki dam is across the river – Pamba.
  • Kakkayam dam is across the river – Kuttiyadi.
#15
  • Headquarters of Kerala Folklore Academy – Kannur (Chirakkal).
  • Headquarters of Kerala Institute of Folklore and Folk Arts – Pathanamthitta (Mannadi).
  • Kerala Folklore Museum – Ernakulam (Kochi).
#16
  • Magna Carta of Kerala – Temple Entry Proclamation (1936).
  • Magna Carta of Travancore – Pandara Pattam Proclamation (1865).
#17
  • Magna Carta of Indian Education – Wood's Despatch (1854). 
  • Magna Carta of Indian Constitution – Part III (Fundamental Rights; Article 12 - 35).
#18
  • Element with most no. of isotopes – Tin (10).
  • Element with least no. of isotopes – Hydrogen (3).
#19
  • Queen of Hill stations – Mussoorie.
  • Princess of Hill stations – Kodaikanal.
#20
  • Prabudha Kerala was a magazine written by – Swami Agamananda.
  • Prabudha Bharatha was a magazine written by – Swami Vivekananda.
#21
  • Founder of Parishkarani Sabha – C.V. Kunjiraman.
  • Founder of Vaala Samudaya Parishkarani Sabha – Pandit Karuppan.
#22
  • 'Why I am a Hindu?' is/was written by – Shashi Tharoor (2018).
  • 'Why I am an Atheist?' is/was written by – Bhagat Singh (Autobiography; Lahore Central Jail, 1930).
#23
  • Blue Vitriol – Copper sulphate.
  • Red Vitriol – Cobalt sulphate.
  • White Vitriol – Zinc sulphate.
  • Green Vitriol – Ferrous sulphate.
#24
    • Largest blood vessel in the human body – Aorta (artery).
    • Smallest blood vessel in the human body – Capillaries (connects arteries & veins).
    #25
    • Lion Throne – Throne of the Spiritual Leader Dalai Lama.
    • Tiger Throne – Throne of Tipu Sultan of Mysore.
    • Ivory Throne – Throne of Maharaja of Travancore.
    • Chrysanthemum Throne – Throne of the Emperor of Japan.
    • Peacock Throne – Throne of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.

    📝SideNotes: 

    • First Vice-President and second President of independent India – Dr. S. Radhakrishnan.
      • Books – The Philosophy of Rabindranath Tagore, and The Reign of Religion in Contemporary Philosophy.
      • Nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 11 times and was awarded the British Order of Merit in 1963.
    • First education minister of independent India – Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.
    • The nickname 'Divya kokilam' was given to Kumaranasan by – Dr. Leelavathy.
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