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Kerala PSC - Renaissance of Kerala Question and Answers - 02


1. In which year Sree Narayana Guru established Adwaithasramam at Aluva?
[a] 1924
[b] 1913
[c] 1904
[d]1888


2. The prefix ‘Mahakavi’ awarded to Kumaranasan by Madras University in the year ___.
[a] 1922
[b] 1924
[c] 1920
[d] 1918


3. The name ‘Sivagiri’ was given by:
[a] Dr.Palpu
[b] Sree Narayana Guru
[c] Ayyankali
[d]Chattampi Swamikal


4. The work of Kumaranasan that depicts the fact ‘Mamsanibhadamalla ragam’ (Love is not an artifact of flesh):
[a] Veenapoovu
[b] Karuna
[c] Leela
[d] Nalini


5. Who is regarded as the greatest Keralite of the 20th century?
[a] Sree Narayana Guru
[b] Brahmananda Sivayogi
[c] Ayyankali
[d]Thycaud Ayya


6. “His grandfather Hrishikesan and his father Muthukumaran were great yogis and were migrated to Tamilnadu from Pampumkadu in Malabar during Tipu Sultan’s aggression. Lord Subramanya was their family deity. At the age of 12, he received spiritual initiation from two Tamil Saints, Sachidananda Maharaj and Sri Chitti Paradeshi.”-The person mentioned here is:
[a] Ayya Vaikundar
[b] Thycaud Ayya
[c] Chattampi Swamikal
[d]Karunakara Guru


7. ‘I have been touring different parts of the world. During these travels, I have had the good fortune to come into contact with several saints and maharishis. But I have frankly to admit that I have never come across one who is spiritually greater than Swami Sree Narayana Guru of Kerala” Whose words are these?
[a] Gandhiji
[b] Rabindranath Tagore
[c] Thycaud Ayya
[d] Ramana Maharshi


8. The first Sanyasa disciple of Sree Narayana Guru:
[a] Sivalinga Swamikal
[b] Bodhananda Swamikal
[c] Anandatheertha Swamikal
[d] Kittan Writer


9. Atmopadeshasatakam was authored by:
[a] Agamananda
[b] Dr.Palpu
[c] Kumaranasan
[d] Sree Narayana Guru


10. Kumaranasan passed away in:
[a] 1924
[b] 1928
[c] 1922
[d] 1923


11. Vagbhatananda Gurudevar was a disciple of :
[a] Sree Narayana Guru
[b] Chattampi Swamikal
[c] Agamananda
[d] Thycaud Ayya


12. The novel ‘Guru’ depicts the life of Sree Narayana Guru is authored by:
[a] K.Surendran
[b] R.Sukumaran
[c] O.V.Vijayan
[d] Karunakara Guru


13. Which organisation inspired Ayyan Kali to establish Sadhujana Paripalana Sangham?
[a] N.S.S.
[b] SNDP Yogam
[c] I.N.C.
[d] Servants of India Society


14. Name the leader of the renaissance who was ousted from his caste for the reason of attending the Ahmedabad Congress Session of 1921?
[a] Mannath Padmanabhan
[b] T.K.Madhavan
[c] V.T.Bhatatirippad
[d] Ayyankali


15. Whom Sardar K.M.Panicker called the ‘Madan Mohan Malavya of Kerala’?
[a] Chattampi Swamikal
[b] Mannath Padmanabhan
[c] Sree NarayanaGuru
[d] K.Kelappan


16. Who led the starvation march?
[a] A.K.Gopalan
[b] V.T.Bhatatirippad
[c] Mannath Padmanabhan
[d] None of these


17. Who was known as the ‘Saint without Saffron’?
[a] Thycaud Ayya
[b] Ayya Vaikundar
[c] Chattampi Swamikal
[d] Sree Narayana Guru


18. Name the leader related to the ‘Muthukulam Speech’ of 1947?
[a] C.Kesavan
[b] Mannath Padmanabhan
[c] A.K.Gopalan
[d]Ayyankali


19. Who gave financial aid to Kumaranasan to get an education from Bangalore and Kolkata?
[a] T.K.Madhavan
[b] Dr.Palpu
[c] Swami Vivekananda
[d] M.Govindan


20. Who headed a deputation which submitted a memorandum signed by 23000 persons before the Regent Queen during the Vaikom Satyagraha?
[a] Mannath Padmanabhan
[b] Kumaranasan
[c] T.K.Madhavan
[d] Changanassery Parameswaran Pillai


21. The mouthpiece of Sadhujana Paripalana Sangham started in 1913:
[a] Service
[b] Yoganadam
[c] Vivekodayam
[d] Sadhujana Paripalini


22. The Government of Travancore issued orders to open the approach roads to temples to all avarnas in the year:
[a] 1936
[b] 1928
[c] 1948
[d] 1937


23. Name the social reformer who had contacts with Sree Narayana Guru and Brahmananda Sivayogi:
[a] Ayyankali
[b] Thycaud Ayya
[c] Vagbhatananda
[d] Ayya Vaikundar


24. Who was declared as his successor by Sree Narayana Guru in 1925?
[a] Sathyavratha
[b] Bodhananda
[c] Sivalingadasa
[d] Prakashananda


25. The real name of Vagbhatananda Gurudevar:
[a] V.K.Gurukkal
[b] Subbarayan
[c] Ayyappan
[d] Muthukutty



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