Exploring the Backwaters of Kerala
  • 1. Which state in India is famous for its backwaters?
A) Goa
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Kerala
D) Tamil Nadu
  • 2. What are the traditional houseboats called in Kerala?
A) Coracle
B) Shikara
C) Kettuvallam
D) Poovar
  • 3. Which is the main backwater destination in Kerala?
A) Kumarakom
B) Kochi
C) Kollam
D) Alleppey
  • 4. What is the local language spoken in the backwater regions of Kerala?
A) Kannada
B) Tamil
C) Telugu
D) Malayalam
  • 5. What is the famous local dish of Kerala usually served on houseboats?
A) Biryani
B) Idli Sambar
C) Dosa
D) Karimeen Pollichathu
  • 6. What is the primary mode of livelihood for people living by the backwaters?
A) Farming
B) Tourism
C) Fishing
D) Trading
  • 7. What is the popular festival celebrated by the backwater communities in Kerala?
A) Onam
B) Christmas
C) Holi
D) Diwali
  • 8. What is the traditional art form associated with the backwaters of Kerala?
A) Odissi
B) Kathakali
C) Bharatanatyam
D) Kuchipudi
  • 9. Which famous Indian writer was inspired by the beauty of Kerala's backwaters?
A) Jhumpa Lahiri
B) Arundhati Roy
C) Salman Rushdie
D) Vikram Seth
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