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Tamil Nadu Current Affairs

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Highlights of TN State Recent Updates

Tamil Nadu Current Affairs GK MCQ Questions

Important Points of Tamil Nadu Current Affairs

Vital Note

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Tamil Nadu Current Affairs

Key Highlights of Tamil Nadu Current Affairs:

  • Tamil Nadu reports first case of Zika virus
  • Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh and Tripura chosen for Krishi Karman Awards
  • Indian Navy de-inducts TU142M Long Range Maritime Patrol aircraft
  • Tamil Nadu wins Vijay Hazare Trophy
  • Madras HC orders TN Government to enact law to remove Seemai Karuvelam trees
  • Government announces expansion of rotavirus vaccine in 5 states
  • Edappadi K Palaniswamy sworn-in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
  • Tamil Nadu Assembly unanimously passes Jallikattu Bill
  • Union Government clears Tamil Nadu’s Ordinance on Jallikattu
  • SC refuses to pass judgment on Jallikattu before Pongal
  • India, Sri Lanka agrees to exchange views to find permanent solution to fishermen issues
  • Madras High Court bans unauthorised Sharia courts in Tamil Nadu
  • Renowned journalist Cho S Ramaswamy passes away
  • O Panneerselvam sworn in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa passes away

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Important Points about Tamil Nadu:

Here below we have presented Tamil Nadu Current Affairs vital points which will be definitely helpful for you.

Capital &

Imp Cities

Formed in26th January 1950
LanguagesTamil, Tulu,

Telugu, Kannada.

Known as/for2nd largest state economy
Natural vegetationTropical moist deciduous in the North-West Tropical dry deciduous and thorny vegetation to the east and the south Presence of montane subtropical and temperate region nearer to the Ghats
Major riversKaveri flows from Kodagu (Karnataka)

to the Bay of Bengal through Tamil Nadu

Vaigai flows from Varusanadu Hills

(Tamil Nadu) to Palk StraitPalar

flowing from Nandi Hill

(Karnataka) to the Bay of Bengal

through Tamil NaduThamiraparani flows from Pothigai Hills (Tamil Nadu) to Gulf of Mannar

Major regional


Pongal, Adi perukku, Karthigai, Kanthuri, Kavadi, Mahamagam
Major art formsBharatanatyam, Kolattam, Karagattam, Chakkai Attam
MineralsBauxite & ferrous minerals, lime stone, gypsum
State flowerGlory lily
State birdEmerald dove
State animalNilgiri tahr
Tiger reserveKalakad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve, Indira Gandhi Wildlife Sanctuary & National Park, Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary & National Park, Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve

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Tamil Nadu GK Quiz and Questions:

Q 1 Tamilnadu Capital City Chennai is formerly known as?

  1. Madras
  2. Chennapur
  3. Chennapatti
  4. None of these

Answer: Madras

Q 2 Vijayalaya Chola established which of the following as new capital?

  1. Madurai
  2. Thanjavur
  3. Krishnagiri
  4. Tiruchi

Answer: Thanjavur

Q 3 Koodal i s old name of which city?

  1. Tiruppur
  2. Tirunelveli
  3. Madurai
  4. None of these

Answer: Madurai

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Q 4 From the following Which Public sector bank headquarters is located in Tamilnadu state?

  1. Bank of Baroda
  2. Canara bank
  3. Union bank of India
  4. indian Overseas bank

Answer: Canara bank

Q 5 Which City is largest Knitwear exporter?

  1. Salem
  2. Coimbatore
  3. Andipatti
  4. Tirupur

Answer: Andipatti

Q 6 From the followign which city is called “Manchestar of South India”?

  1. Coimbatore
  2. Chennai
  3. Tirunelveli
  4. Namakkal

Answer: Coimbatore

Q 7 Which of the following state is north to Tamilnadu?

  1. Kerala
  2. Karnataka
  3. Andhra pradesh
  4. None of these

Answer: Andhra pradesh

Q 8 What is the Rank of Tamilnadu among Indian states by area?

  1. 14
  2. 3
  3. 9
  4. 11

Answer: 11

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Q 9 Number of International Airports in Tamilnadu ?

  1. 3
  2. 5
  3. 4
  4. 2

Answer: 4

Q 10 Yercaud hill station is located in which district?

  1. Tiruchirappalli
  2. Salem
  3. Erode
  4. Tirunelveli

Answer:  Salem

Q 11 Theni distict is split from which district in 1997?

  1. Madurai
  2. Coimbatore
  3. Tiruchirappalli
  4. None of these

Answer: Madurai

Q 12  In 1956 there are ______ number of districts in Tamilnadu ?

  1. 19
  2. 20
  3. 24
  4. 13

Answer: 13

Q 13 Whose nickname is “Mango of Salem”?

  1. K Kamaraj
  2. PT Rajan
  3. C Raja gopalachari
  4. M Karunanidhi

Answer: PT Rajan

Q 14  In which year Madras state was renamed as Tamilnadu ?

  1. 1952
  2. 1962
  3. 11966
  4. 1969

Answer: 1969

Q 15 Which Chief minister have been appointed maximum number fo times ?

  1. M Karunanidhi
  2. M G Ramachandran
  3. J Jayalalithaa
  4. C Raja gopalachari

Answer: M Karunanidhi

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Q 16 “Amma Unavagam” scheme provides _____________?

  1. Subsidized fertilizers at low prices
  2. Free Purified Water for families
  3. Subsidized food at low prices
  4. Free meals for pilgrims at Temples

Answer: Subsidized food at low prices

Q 17 Who amongst the following is acknowledged as “king Maker”?

  1. M Karunanidhi
  2. K Kamraj
  3. C Rajagopalachari
  4. None of these

Answer: K Kamraj

Q 18 In which year AIADMK paty is founded?

  1. 1967
  2. 1974
  3. 1971
  4. 1972

Answer: 1972

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Q 19 Who is the founder of AIADMK ?

  1. C Annadurai
  2. M G Ramachandran
  3. J Jayalalithaa
  4. None of these

Answer: M G Ramachandran

Q 20 Which of the following dam is built on Kaveri River?

  1. Mettur dam
  2. Dudhawa dam
  3. Almatti dam
  4. Mullaperiyar dam

Answer: Mettur dam

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