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Nagercoil: Quiz


Question 1: In 1855, in recognition of his contributions to the cause of education, the ________ Government appointed him Superintendent of Schools, and while in this office he also encouraged women's education in Nagercoil and in the state of Travancore.
TravancoreKottayamPalaiKollam district

Question 2: Nagercoil is 65 km from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of ________ state, connected by National Highway 47, and 65 km from Tirunelveli.
Kochi, IndiaMalayaliKeralaKollam district

Question 3: Mead, who after arriving in 1817 in Nagercoil, as a missionary of the ________ (LMS), made immense contributions to the cause of education in the town and in Travancore.
London Missionary SocietyGeorge Pratt (missionary)John Williams (missionary)England

Question 4: The hilly, undulating terrain in ________ is partly forest land and the remaining is covered by rubber and other plantation plants.
NagercoilPadmanabhapuramKanyakumari districtKolachal

Question 5: The town came to prominence during and after the reign of Maharaja ________, the king of Travancore, the capital of which was Padmanabhapuram, about 20 km to the north of Nagercoil.
Marthanda VarmaUmayamma RaniSree Chithira Thirunal Balarama VarmaTravancore Royal Family

Question 6: This place shows an extended range of the ________ with lush green fields all around.
Western GhatsCardamom HillsKonkanAnaimalai Hills

Question 7: The steady flow of wind for these wind-mills is made possible because the Muppandal Wind Farm is situated on a mountain gap (pass) in the ________, through which the wind gushes through, for a major part of the year.
Western GhatsKonkanAnaimalai HillsCardamom Hills

Question 8: The late Sir ________ is still held in high esteem in Nagercoil, for the many development projects he undertook in South Travancore, of which the town was a part.
P. SubbarayanC. RajagopalachariC. P. Ramaswami IyerS. Srinivasa Iyengar

Question 9: ________ is known in the town for their pioneering medical services in and around the town.
FranceThe Salvation ArmyAmerican Red CrossUnited States

Question 10: It rains more often in ________ than in any other part of Tamil Nadu, with the exception of the Nilgiris.
NagercoilKolachalKanyakumari districtPadmanabhapuram

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