Kerala National Park

UPSC, PSC, BANK, RAILWAY,etc. Examination Questions

PSC Question and Answer about Kerala National Park including for Kerala Administrative Service (KAS), Secretariat Assistant, Panchayath Secretary, BDO, Auditor, Assistant, LDC and LGS examination level questions. We will update balance portion of the study material.....

Question1:-The total number of wildlife sanctuaries in Kerala ?



18

wildlife sanctuaries

Wildlife Sanctuaries District
Periyar Idukki
Wayanad Wayanad
Parambikulam Palakkad
Schenduruney Kollam
Thirunelli Wayanad
Kottiyur Kannur
Neyyar Thiruvananthapuram
Chinnar Idukki
Peechi-Vazhani Thrissur
Chimminy Thrissur
Idukki Idukki
Aralam Kannur
Peppara Thiruvananthapuram
Kurinjimala Idukki
Thattekad Ernakulam
Mangalavanam Ernakulam
Choolanoor Palakkad
Malabar Kozhikode


Question2:-The first wildlife sanctuary of Kerala?



Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary


Question3:-Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary is also known as?



Thekkady wildlife Sanctuary


Question4:- Which are the rivers are flowing in Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary



Periyar and Pamba.


Question5:-Which Travancore ruler was established Periyar wild life sanctuary ?



Maharaja of Travancore, Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma (1934)


Question6:-The Periyar National Park in Thekkady is located around the __________ reservoir



Mullaperiyar Dam


Question7:-The largest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala?



Periyar (777 sq.km)


Question8:-The second largest wildlife sanctuary in Kerala ?



Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary(Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary)


Question9:-Smallest wildlife sanctuary of Kerala?



Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary (0.024 sq.km)


Question10:-The former name of Periyar wildlife sanctuary ?



Nellikkampetti Game Sanctuary


Question11:-The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary was declared as Tiger Reserve in ?



1978


Question12:-The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary was declared as National Park in ?



1982


Question13:-The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary Brought under Project Elephant in ?



1991


Question14:-The first tiger reserve in Kerala?



Periyar Tiger Reserve


Question15:-The 10th tiger reserve in India?



Periyar Tiger Reserve


Question16:-The second tiger reserve in Kerala



Parambikulam Tiger Reserve


Question17:-Parambikulam Tiger Reserve located in which district ?



Palakkad


Question18:-Parambikulam Tiger Reserve established in ?



1973


Question19:-The wildlife sanctuary which is a part of Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve ?



Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary


Question20:-The southernmost wildlife sanctuary of Kerala?



Neyyar (1958, Thiruvananthapuram)


Question21:-Crocodile Rehabilitation and Research Centre is located at ___________



Neyyar


Question22:-The Wayanad wildlife sanctuary was brought Under the Project Elephant in the year-



1991-92


Question23:-The Wayanad wildlife sanctuary is located at _______ ?



Wayanad, Sultan Battery, Mananthavady


Question24:-The Wayanad wildlife sanctuary is formed in ?



1973


Question25:-The only lion safari park in Kerala is situated at ?



Marakkunnam island (Neyyar dam)


Question26:-Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary is under the control of __________ Biosphere Reserve ?



Agasthyamalai


Question27:-Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which district ?



Kerala, Kollam


Question28:-Shenduruny wildlife sanctuary is the part of _________ Forest ?



Kulathupuzha Reserve


Question29:-Shenduruny wildlife sanctuary is surrounded by the reservoir of _______ Dam



Thenmala


Question30:-Shenduruny wildlife sanctuary is established in _______ ?



25 June 1984


Question31:- The botanical name of Shenduruny is _______ ?



Glutta Travameorica


Question32:-The northernmost wildlife sanctuary of Kerala-?



Aralam (1984, Kannur)


Question33:-In Kerala, one of the rare species grey coloured squirrel is found at______



Chinnar


Question34:-The famous white bison of Manjampatti Is seen in __________



Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary


Question35:- Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is established in ______________



August 1984


Question36:- Pambar river located in which sanctuary ?



Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary


Question37:-Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary is under the jurisdiction of _________ ?



Eravikulam National Park


Question38:-In Kerala, the reed frogs are found at ______ ?



Kakkayam


Question39:-Kakkayam is located at ___________ ?



Kannur


Question40:- How many Bird Sanctuaries in kerala ?



6

Bird Sanctuaries

Bird Sanctuaries District
Thattekad Ernakulam
Choolanoor Palakkad
Mangalavanam Ernakulam
Kumarakom Kottayam
Arippa Thiruvananthapuram
Kadalundi Malappuram


Question41:- The first bird sanctuaries in kerala ?



Thattekad


Question42:- Thattekad bird sanctuaries located in which district ?



Kothamangalam taluka, Ernakulam district, Kerala State


Question43:-Thattekad bird sanctuary is established in ?



1983


Question44:- Different varieties of cuckoos and a region of the sanctuary popularly called "Cuckoo Paradise". This was situated in which sanctuary ?



Thattekad bird sanctuary


Question45:- Salim Alim Bird Sanctuary is commonly known as



Thattekkad bird sanctuary


Question46:-Largest bird sanctuary in Kerala?



Thattekkad bird sanctuary


Question47:-Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is the part of ?



Malayatoor Reserve Forest


Question48:- Which place is known as "Pakshi Gramam" ?



Nooranad


Question49:- "Nooranad" is located in ?



Alappuzha district, Kerala State


Question50:- " Pakshipathalam " is situated in ?



Wayanad ( Brahmagiri hills )


Question51:- Which sanctuary is known as "Heaven for migratory birds"?



Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary


Question52:- Kadalundi Bird Sanctuary is located in ?



Malappuram district of the state Kerala


Question53:- Which sanctuary is known as "Bakers Estate" ?



Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary


Question54:-Which bird sanctuary is known as "Vembanad Bird Sanctuary" ?



Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary


Question55:- Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is located in ?



Kottayam, Kerala


Question56:-Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary is located on the bank of _____________ lake ?



Vembanad Lake


Question57:- Which bird sanctuary is known as "Lungs of Kochi" ?



Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary


Question58:- Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary is located in which district ?



Ernakulam, Kerala


Question59:-Asias first butterfly safari park ?



Thenmala, Kollam, Kerala


Question60:- ________ is the first planned eco-tourism destination in India ?



Thenmala


Question61:-The only wildlife sanctuary of Kerala which has mangrove forest?



Mangalavanam bird sanctuary


Question62:-The bird sanctuary established is to conserve peacock ?



Choolanur sanctuary


Question63:- The bird sanctuary which is dedicated to the memory of K.K Neelakandan, famous ornithologist in Kerala



Choolanur sanctuary


Question64:- Which place is a home to many rare varieties of migratory birds from different parts of the world



Pathiramanal


Question65:- Pathiramanal is located in which district ?



Muhamma panchayat of Alappuzha district, Kerala


Question66:- Chulanur bird sanctuary is famous for __________ birds ?



peacocks


Question67:- Chulanur is located in which district ?



Palakkad district of Kerala


Question68:- The number of nationation parks in kerala ?



6

National Parks

National Parks District
Eravikulam Idukki
Silent Valley Palakkad
Periyar Idukki
Anamudi Shola Idukki
Mahikettan Shola Idukki
Pambadum Shola Idukki


Question69:-The district of Kerala which have maximum number of National parks?



Idukki


Question70:- The first National park in Kerala ?



Eravikulam (Idukki,1978)


Question71:- A new bright reddish-orange-coloured frog with multiple glands and extremely short limbs has been discovered in the ___________ ?



Eravikulam National Park


Question72:-Anamudi hills located nearby _____________________ national park



Eravikulam National Park


Question73:- Eravikulam national park is located at



Devikulam Taluk, Idukki


Question74:- Nilgiri Tahrs are found in which national park ?



Eravikulam national park


Question75:-Eravikulam was declared as National Park in ?



1978


Question76:- The scientific name of Nilgiri Thar ?



Nilgiritragus hylocrius


Question77:- Largest national park in Kerala?



Periyar


Question78:- Silent valley was declared as National Park in ?



Indira Gandhi


Question79:- The Prime Minister who declared Silent valley as National Park ?



Indira Gandhi


Question80:- The Prime Minister who inaugurated silent valley National Park



Rajiv Gandhi (7th September 1985)


Question81:-The taluk at which silent valley located ?



Mannarcaud, palakkad District of Kerala,


Question82:-The name 'Silent Valley' was given by?



Robert Wright


Question83:- The only virgin forest ?



Silent valley


Question84:- In Kerala, the endangered species Lion tailed macaque is found at?



Silent valley


Question85:-The name silent valley is due to the absence of ______ ?



Cicadas


Question86:- The lion tailed macaque is found only at silent valley because of the presence of a tree named ________ ?



Vediplavu


Question87:-The largest rainforest in Kerala



Silent Valley


Question88:- In Mahabharata silent valley was depicited as ?



Sirendari forest


Question89:- Which hydroelectric project is situated in Silent valley?



Pathrakadavu Project (it was dropped)


Question90:- The smallest national park in Kerala ?



Pambadum Shola


Question91:- Pambadum Shola is located at ?



Devikulam taluk, Idukki district,


Question92:- Pambadum Shola is located in ?



2003


Question93:- The only biological park of Kerala?



Agasthyavanam Biological Park


Question94:- The Agasthyavanam Biological Park was established in ?



1977


Question95:-The Agasthyavanam Biological Park's name derives from ________



Agastimalai Agasthyakoodam hills


Question96:- The Agasthyavanam Biological Park is located in ?



Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala


Question97:- The plant which is known as the "Queen of Western Ghat" ?



Neelakurinji


Question98:-Scientific name or Binomial name of the Neelakurinji ?



Strobilanthes kunthianus


Question99:-In which year postal department Introduced stamp of Neelakurinj ?



2006


Question100:-The first sanctuary in India for the conservation of a particular plant species ?



Kurinji Sanctuary


Question101:-Neelakurinji that blossoms only once in _______ years.?



12


Question102:- The place famous for vampire bat?



Mangalavanam


Question103:- Neelakurinji belong to which scientific family ?



Acanthaceae


Question104:-Which wildlife sanctuary's parts are Muthanga & Tholpetty?



Wayanad


Question105:-Which National Park of Kerala is the sole surviving bit of evergreen forests in the Sahyadri?



Silent Valley

Question106:-he highest peak of South India Anamudi is situated in which National Park?



Eravikulam


Question107:-Which Wildlife sanctuary is famous for the remains of Stone Age culture?



shenduruney


Question108:-Which is the only wildlife sanctuary of Kerala situated in rain shadow area?



Chinnar


Question109:- The first wood depot of Kerala was started in 1820 at _____?



Alappuzha


Question110:- The Forest Conservation Rules were formulated in _____?



1972


Question111:- Which river flows through Silent Valley?



kunthipuzha


Question112:- Which was the last formed wild life sanctuary of Kerala?



Kottiyur - 2011


Question113:-Which is the only district of Kerala not to have protected forest land?



Alappuzha