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Kalaburagi Division Part 1

Answer the following questions

1.Under which section of the Indian Constitution, Kalaburagi Division is granted special status?

Ans:Article 371(J) of constitution.

2.In which year Nizam’s province was annexed to India?

Ans:September 17 1948.

3.Hampi of Ballari was the capital city of which Kings?

Ans: Hampi was the capital of Vijayanagar kings

4.Name any two Palegaras who ruled after the fall of Bahamani and Vijayanagar Kings.

Ans: The two palegaras who ruled after the fall of Bahamani and vijayanagar kings are Krishnappa Nakaya and his son venkatappa Nakaya.

Fill in the blanks

  1. Hampi in Ballari District was the capital of Vijayanagar kings.
  2. Districts of Kalaburagi division got independence in the year 1948.

Natural resources

Answer the following questions

  1. Which two rivers are the major rivers of this division?

Ans:Tungabhadra and krishna are the two major rivers of this division.

2.Write the name of one dam in Bidar district.

Ans:Karnaja Dam.

3.Name the dam which provides irrigation facility to Raichur and Ballari districts.

Ans:Tungabhadra dam

Forests, Wildlife

I.Answer the following questions

  1. Write the names of any two major rivers in this division.

Ans:Tungabhadra and krishna are the two major rivers in this division.

  1. Write the names of few wild animals found in this division.

Ans:a)Langur

b)Deer

c)Fox

d)Wolf

e)Bear

f)Wild dogs

  1. Name any two persons who fought against the Nizam’s of Hyderabad.

Ans:Swami Ramanandatheertha and Prabhuraja.

4.Name the crops grown in this division.

Ans:Paddy, sugar cane,Cotton, textile millet, horsegram and pulses.

Agriculture and Industries

I. Answer the following questions

  1. Name the important industries in Kalaburagi Division

Ans:Iron and steel Industries, sugar industries and cement industries.

2.Which districts of Kalaburagi division have Iron ore deposits?

Ans: Ballari and Raichur District.

3.Name the famous Dargah in Kalaburgi Division.

Ans:Khwaja Bhande and Nawaz darga.

4.Which is the major industry in Kalaburagi district?

Ans:Iron and steel Industries, sugar industries and Thermal industries.

II. Fill in the blanks

  1. There is a gold mine in Hatti of this division.
  2. Ballari district has Bear wildlife sanctuary.

Art, Literature, Music, Folklore, Theatre and Dance

Answer the following questions

  1. Name two epic poems written during ancient times in this division.

Ans:Kavirajamarga and vikramaarjuna

2.Write a short note on Vachana Movement.

Ans:Vachana Movement’ took place in Kalyana of Kalaburagi division. Many Vachanakaras like Basavanna, Allamaprabhu, Akkamahadevi, Jedara Dasimaiah, Siddarama are from
Kalaburagi division. Vachana movement launched a war against untouchability.
Many men and women who belonged to suppressed castes wrote Vachanas as part of this movement.

  1. Name two people who are well known in the field of Daasa sahitya.

Ans:Purandaradasa and kanakadasa are twopeople who are well known in the field of daasa sahitaya.

4.Name the folk dances of Kalaburagi Division.

Ans:Nandi Kunitha, Alavai Kunitha, Choudammana Kunitha, Lambani Kunitha, Kolata, Veeragase, Durga-Muragi and others are the folk dance forms. Karadi Majalu, Killekyathara Aata, Hagalu Vesha are part of folk dances.

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