Important Questions for KERALA PSC – Set 1

Dear Aspirants,

Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) Exams is one of the most sought exams in Kerala and a record number of aspirants appear for this exam every year for various postings. These Kerala PSC Exams are conducted to select the applicants for Civil Service posts in Kerala.

Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) conducts examinations for appointments to the services of the state. Topmost posts including the ones in the Education department and other important Departments will be duly filled by the KPSC Exams.

So, our Team has been getting requests from the students to provide questions to crack the KPSC Exams and finally, we have arrived here with our experts with valuable questions for the Exams. Starting from today, we will be posting questions (importantly Current Affairs & General Knowledge Questions& Questions from various subjects) which have the potential to be asked in the KERALA PSC Exams in our Bankersdaily website.

Top 10 Important Questions for KERALA PSC with Explanations

1. Who won the 2017 Miss World Title?

Ans: Manushi Chhillar


  • Miss World 2017 was the 67th edition of Miss World Pageant.
  • Held at Sanya city Arena in Sanya, China.
  • She is the 6th Indian woman to win Miss World.
  • Miss Universe 2017 was won by Demi-Leigh Nel- Peters

2. World Environment Day is celebrated on?

Ans: 5th June


  • First time held on 5th June 1974.
  • The theme of 2018 is ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’.

3. National Voters Day is celebrated on?

Ans: 25th January


  • The theme of 2018 is ‘Accessible Elections’.

4. Who is the Chief Election Commissioner of India?

Ans: Om Prakash Rawat


  • First Chief Election Commissioner of India- Sukumar Sen.
  • First Woman Chief Election Commissioner of India-V.S Ramadevi.
  • First Malayalee to become Chief Election Commissioner of India- T.N Sesan.
  • Appointed by President of India.
  • Term- 6yrs or up to 65yrs of age.
  • Salary- Rs. 2,50,000 same as the salary of a Judge of Supreme Court of India.

5.What is the literacy rate of India as per 2011 census?

Ans: 74.04%


  • According to 2011 Census

o Male literacy rate: 82.14% o Female literacy rate: 65.46% o Among Indian States Kerala has the highest literacy rate of 93.91% and Bihar has the lowest literacy rate in India with 63.82%. o Among the Union Territories, Lakshadweep has the highest literacy rate of 92.28%.

  • The country having highest literacy rate: Russia

6. Who got Vayalar Award in 2017?

Ans: T.D Ramakrishnan


  • This award is given for the best literary work in Malayalam.
  • It is presented each year on Oct 27, the death Anniversary of Vayalar Ramavarma.
  • First recipient: Lalithambika Antharjanam in the year 1977, for her work ‘Agnisakshi’.
  • T.D Ramakrishnan received this award for his work ‘Sugandhi Enna Andal Devanayaki’.

7. How many times did Gandhiji visit Kerala?

Ans: 5 times


  • Gandhi’s visits in Kerala
  • First time in 1920, Malabar to support Khilafat movement. o 2nd time in 1925. At this time he visited Sree Narayana Guru at Sivagiri Ashramam. o 3rd time in 1927, Vaikom. At this time Vallathol Narayana Menon visited him at Thrissur. o 4th time in 1934 to Malabar to collect Harijan funds o 5th time in 1937, related to temple entry proclamation.

8. Who was the leader of Salt Sathyagraha in Kerala?

Ans: Kelappan


  • The main center of Salt Sathyagraha in Kerala : Payyanur
  • T.R Ramaswamy Ayyar led Salt Sthyagraha from Palakkad to Payyannur
  • Mohammed Abdur Rahiman led Salt Sathyagraha in Kozhikode
  • Song related to Salt Sathyagraha in 1930: Varika Varika Sahachare.
  • K. Kelappan is also known as Kerala Gandhi.

9. Kaziranga National Park is in which State?

Ans: Assam


Main National Parks in Assam

  • Manas National Park
  • Dibru Saikhowa National Park.
  • Nameri National Park
  • Orang National Park

10. The highest peak of the Satpura Range?

Ans: Dhupgarh


  • The Satpura Range is a range of hills in central India.
  • The range rises in eastern Gujarat state running east through the border of Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh to the east till Chhattisgarh.

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