[sg_popup id=”1345″ event=”inherit”][/sg_popup]Expected questions on FACTS ABOUT KERALA Set 1
•The second highest peak in Kerala
•Name :it is formed of eight peaks which spread like a “Moustache”
•located in between theAnaimalai Hills & PalaniHills
•Which river is also known as “Tejaswini”?
–Kayyuris on the banks
–Origin: coorghills in karanataka
–Flows: palavayal,pulingom,cherpuzha, kakadav, mukkada, kayoor,kottapuramand it flows into Arabian sea.
•The river related to Pathrakkadavuproject?
–tributary of the riverThuthapuzha( tributary of Bharathapuzha)
–story of bathing of Kunthidevi, the mother of pandavas
–Another : Kunthippuzhais the shortened form of “Kunthirikkappuzha”
–Pathrakkadavuproject :KSEB Hydelproject
–500 m from the southern border of the Silent Valley National Park
–70 MW of power
•Anamudi, the highest peak in Kerala is in the talukof:
–Anamudi: 2,695 metres height
–name Anamudi: “elephant’s forehead,“
–resemblance of the mountain to an elephant’s head
–known as “Everest of South India
•Which canal connects Vembanadu lake & Kodungalloor lake?
•Udyog Mandal Canal
Question : 6
•In which river is the Thenmaladam?
–Thenmaladam: second largest irrigation project inKerala
–started in 1961
–Kalladariver : formed by three Rivers, viz.,Kulathupuzha,ChendurniandKalthuruthy
–Drains to AshtamudiLake.
–PalaruviFallsalso feeds Kalladariver
•Perambady pass connects:
•low mountain pass in the Western Ghats
•betweenCoimbatorein Tamil Nadu andPalakkadin Kerala.
•located between the NilgiriHills to the north and Anaimalai Hills to the south.
•The BharathaPuzhariver originates in the PalakkadGap.
•Palakkad is known as the gateway to Kerala due to the presence of the PalakkadGap.
The ThamarasseryPass: The pass connects Kozhikode and Wayanad
The Bodinaykannur pass
•in the Travancore area connects Madurai with the High Ranges of Idukki district in KeralaKamban pass
•transacted most of the trade from centralKerala (Thodupuzha).Aryankavu Pass
•connects Shenkottai in Tamil Nadu with Punalur in Kerala.Arambadi pass (Aruvamozhi)
•Connects Trivandrum in Kerala and Thirunelveli in Tamil Nadu
•Parambikulamdam is in the river
Parambikulamdam : embankment dam
–built at the time ofKamarajar.
–six major dams in Chalkkudyriver :Thunakkadavudam, Peruvaripallamdam, Parambikulamdam, Kerala Sholayardam, Tamil Nadu Sholayardam, and Poringalkuthudam
•The first National Park in Kerala?
–is aUNESCOWorld Heritage Site
–Anamudi, is inside this park
–LakkomWater fallsis in this region
•The number of districts in Kerala without coastline
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