Top 200 Telangana GK Questions with Answers for TSPSC

TSPSC General Knowledge Questions

  1. When was Telangana established as a separate state? 2014
  2. Which city is the capital of Telangana? Hyderabad
  3. What is the state animal of Telangana? Deer
  4. Which river flows through Telangana? Godavari
  5. In which year was the Hyderabad State established? 1948
  6. Who built the Golconda Fort in Hyderabad? Qutub Shahi dynasty
  7. What is the state sport of Telangana? Kabaddi
  8. Who wrote the Telangana state anthem? Mamidi Hanish
  9. What is the state bird of Telangana? Indian Roller
  10. Which city is known as the pharmaceutical capital of India? Hyderabad
  11. Which dance form originated in Telangana? Perini Shivatandavam
  12. In which district is Charminar located? Hyderabad district
  13. Which fort was the first capital of the Kakatiya dynasty? Ghanpur Fort
  14. What is Telangana’s state flower? Senani flower
  15. Who was the last Nizam of Hyderabad? Mir Osman Ali Khan
  16. Which city in Telangana houses Ramoji Film City? Hyderabad
  17. Who built the Warangal Fort in Telangana? Kakatiya dynasty
  18. What is the state tree of Telangana? Jammi tree
  19. In which year was Hyderabad founded? 1591 AD
  20. What was Hyderabad formerly known as? Bhagyanagar
  21. What is the state sweet of Telangana? Double ka meetha
  22. Which famous diamonds were mined in Golconda? Kohinoor, Hope Diamond
  23. In which district is Nagarjunasagar dam located? Nalgonda
  24. Who wrote the Telugu epic “Amuktamalyada”? Sri Krishnadevaraya
  25. Which fort is known as the “Gibraltar of the East”? Golkonda Fort
  26. What is the famous human-made lake in Hyderabad? Hussain Sagar Lake
  27. Who built the Chowmahalla Palace in Hyderabad? Asaf Jahi dynasty
  28. Which city served as the capital of the Telangana during the Kakatiya dynasty? Warangal
  29. What is Cheriyal scroll painting known for? Narrating Hindu mythological stories
  30. What is the state festival of Telangana? Bonalu festival
  31. Who was the Qutub Shahi ruler during whose reign Charminar was built? Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah
  32. Which airport serves Hyderabad? Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
  33. In which district is Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve located? Nalgonda district
  34. Which city is known as the “City of Nizams”? Hyderabad
  35. Which historical place has the tallest flagpole in India? Golkonda Fort
  36. Which Telangana freedom fighter led the Mulki agitation? Potti Sriramulu
  37. What is the estimate for Telangana’s GDP for 2022-23? ₹11.54 lakh crore
  38. What is the state nickname of Telangana? Bangaru Telangana
  39. Which city hosts the Numaish exhibition held annually? Hyderabad
  40. When did Asaf Jahi dynasty rule over Hyderabad? 1724-1948
  41. Which Telangana leader started the Telangana Praja Samithi? Chenna Reddy
  42. Who built the iconic Charminar? Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah
  43. Which city served as capital of combined Andhra Pradesh before Telangana state was formed? Hyderabad
  44. In which sport did PV Sindhu win a silver medal in the 2016 Rio Olympics? Badminton
  45. Which district has the Sammakka Sarakka Jatara held every two years? Warangal
  46. Who was the first Chief Minister of Telangana? K. Chandrashekar Rao
  47. Which fort near Hyderabad has rock formations that resemble domes? Medak fort
  48. In which district is Laknavaram Lake located? Warangal
  49. Which eminent personality was known as the ‘Architect of Modern Telangana’? Potti Sriramulu
  50. Which city is the hub of Telangana’s handloom industry? Pochampally
  51. Which fort is an UNESCO World Heritage site in Telangana? Golkonda fort
  52. Which Telangana industrial park has sectors focused on aerospace, defence, and precision engineering? Hyderabad Information Technology and Engineering Consultancy City (HITEC City)
  53. Which famous mosque in Hyderabad has granite, limestone, marble and basalt used in its construction? Mecca Masjid
  54. What percentage of Telangana’s population lives in urban areas as per Census 2011? 38.7%
  55. Which city is the headquarters of the Southern Command of the Indian Army? Hyderabad
  56. Which places in Telangana are known for their diamond mining history? Golconda and Kollur mines
  57. When did Telangana become a part of the Indian Union? 1948
  58. Which famous lake in Hyderabad is spread over 3km and has over 60 species of birds? Hussain Sagar Lake
  59. Who was the Qutub Shahi Sultan during whose reign the Charminar was built in 1591? Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah
  60. Which popular Telangana sweet dish is made of wheat, ghee and sugar? Sheer Khurma
  61. Which southern district of Telangana is known for Sammakka Saralamma Jatara festival? Warangal
  62. Which dynasty’s rule is associated with the Warangal Fort? Kakatiya dynasty
  63. Which princely state did Telangana’s Nizam rule before independence? Hyderabad State
  64. Which city in Telangana has a rock garden created from urban and industrial waste? Hyderabad
  65. Which fort overlooking Hyderabad has a sound and light show detailing the history of the Qutb Shahis and Nizams? Golconda fort
  66. What is the male literacy rate in Telangana as per Census 2011? 82.59%
  67. Which Telangana city was known as Bhaganagar in the medieval period? Hyderabad
  68. Which famous temple is located at Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district? Yadadri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple
  69. Which city served as the capital of Andhra Pradesh before Hyderabad? Kurnool
  70. Who was the last ruler of the Qutub Shahi dynasty of Golconda? Abul Hasan Tana Shah
  71. Which city was known as Orugallu during Kakatiya rule? Warangal
  72. Which iconic monument’s construction started during the reign of Ibrahim Qutub Shah? Charminar
  73. What was the Hyderabad State also known as? Asaf Jahi Dynasty
  74. Who built the famous Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad? Sir Vicar-ul-Umra
  75. Which fort was the capital of Kakatiya dynasty ruled by Ganapati Deva?
    Orugallu fort
  76. Which city was known as “the city of pearls” and diamond trading centre historically? Hyderabad
  77. What are the official languages of Telangana as per its new state policy? Telugu and Urdu
  78. Which famous king built Warangal fort and ruled Telangana in the 12th and 13th centuries? Ganapati Deva
  79. Which two rivers merge to form River Krishna that flows through Telangana? Tungabhadra and Kundu
  80. Which city in Telangana houses the temple of goddess Bhadrakali, who is considered the sister of Lord Rama? Warangal
  81. What percent of Telangana’s GDP comes from the services sector? Over 60%
  82. Which city served as the capital of Satavahana dynasty that ruled Telangana region? Paithan
  83. Which fort in Adilabad district was built by the Gond dynasty in the 14th century? Utnur fort
  84. Which region of Telangana is famous for exclusive Gonda handloom products? Parbhani-Adilabad
  85. Which city is known as the “City of Nizams”? Hyderabad
  86. Where is the temple dedicated to Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy located?Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district
  87. Which fort in Adilabad district has temples, water tanks, granaries exemplifying Kakatiya architecture? Kolanupaka fort
  88. Who built the Purani Haveli palace in Hyderabad? Mahbub Ali Khan Asaf Jah II
  89. Which region is famous for exclusive Ikat saris originating from Pochampally village? Nalgonda district
  90. Which iconic monument’s construction started during Ibrahim Qutub Shah’s reign?Charminar
  91. Which fort in Warangal served as capital of Kakatiya dynasty? Warangal fort
  92. Where is the famous Medak Cathedral, second largest diocese in Asia, located?Medak, Telangana
  93. Which region is famous for exclusive Gutta & Kinwat saris? Adilabad district
  94. Which city served as the capital of Asaf Jahi dynasty in Hyderabad? Hyderabad
  95. Where is the famous temple dedicated to goddess Bhadrakali located? Warangal
  96. Which dam provides irrigation & hydropower on Krishna river near Srisailam? Nagarjuna Sagar dam
  97. Which dynasty built architectural marvels like Charminar, Mecca Masjid & Chowmahalla Palace?
    Qutub Shahi dynasty
  98. Which region is famous for exclusive handloom drapes like Gadwal & Narayanpet saris? Mahabubnagar district
  99. What are the two official languages of Telangana state? Telugu and Urdu
  100. Which district of Telangana is known for Lepakshi handicrafts?
    Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh
  101. Where is Ramappa Temple, a UNESCO world heritage site, located in Telangana?
    Mulugu district
  102. Which fort overlooking Hyderabad has sound & light show on history of Qutub Shahis & Nizams? Golconda fort
  103. Which fort in Nalgonda district is known for its acoustic system?
    Golkonda fort
  104. Who was the last ruler of Qutub Shahi dynasty of Hyderabad?
    Abul Hasan Tana Shah
  105. Which city houses Salar Jung Museum which has largest collection of antiques in India? Hyderabad
  106. Which planned township near Hyderabad has IT companies like Microsoft, Amazon, Google etc?
    HITEC City
  107. Which district in Telangana has Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve within its boundaries? Nalgonda
  108. Who was the famous Qutub Shahi Sultan during whose reign Charminar was constructed? Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah
  109. Which fort was the early capital of Kakatiya dynasty before Orugallu? Hanamkonda
  110. Which district in Telangana is famous for handloom products like Pochampally Ikat saris?
    Yadadri Bhuvanagiri
  111. Which dynasty built Warangal fort with four beautiful gates called Kirti Toranas? Kakatiya dynasty
  112. Which district in Telangana is famous for exclusive Gutta & Kinwat handloom sarees?
    Adilabad
  113. Where is Thousand Pillars Temple built during Kakatiya dynasty rule located? Hanamkonda, Warangal
  114. Which Telangana leader started a fast unto death demanding separate Telangana state? Potti Sriramulu
  115. Which city served as the capital of united Andhra Pradesh before Telangana state was formed? Hyderabad
  116. Where is the famous temple dedicated to Lord Rama located in Telangana? Bhadrachalam, Bhadradri Kothagudem district
  117. Which planned township near Hyderabad has sectors focused on aerospace, defence, IT, biotech etc? HITEC City
  118. Which district in Telangana is famous for exclusive Narayanpet handloom saris? Mahabubnagar district
  119. Where is the famous Ramappa Temple, a UNESCO world heritage site located? Mulugu district
  120. Which Telangana industrial park focuses on aerospace, defence, biotech, IT sectors? Hyderabad Information Technology Engineering Consultancy City (HITEC City)
  121. Which fort served as the early capital of Kakatiya dynasty?
    Ghanpur
  122. Who was the famous Qutub Shahi king during whose reign Charminar was built? Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah
  123. Which district in Telangana is famous for exclusive Siddipet handloom drapes? Medak district
  124. Which fort served as the monsoon capital for Nizams due to its cool climate? Golkonda
  125. Which city is home to the famous Kanaka Durga temple? Vijayawada
  126. Which famous temple is located in Bhadrachalam? Sri Sita Ramachandra Swamy Temple
  127. Which city is known as the “City of Pearls”? Hyderabad
  128. Who built the Purani Haveli palace in Hyderabad? Nizam Mahbub Ali Khan Asaf Jah II
  129. Which fort is located in Nalgonda district and has historic temples dedicated to Narasimha and Ranganatha? Kolanupaka
  130. Which famous lake is spread over 300 acres in Warangal? Ramappa Lake
  131. Which district is Warangal located in? Warangal Urban
  132. Which historical fort in Nalgonda district is considered the oldest fort in Telangana? Kolanupaka fort
  133. Which dynasty’s rule is associated with the Thousand Pillar Temple in Warangal? Kakatiya dynasty
  134. Which ethnic Lambada embroidery & crafts originate from Telangana? Banjara embroidery
  135. Which city is famous for Sammakka Sarakka biennial tribal festival? Medaram
  136. Which fort in Nalgonda district is famous for its acoustics and engineering? Golkonda fort
  137. Which temple was built by Kakatiya ruler Prataparudra? Ramappa temple
  138. Where is Laknavaram lake located in Telangana? Warangal
  139. Which district is famous for Pochampally textile industry? Nalgonda
  140. Which Tollywood actor from Telangana won the National Award for Best Actor in 2019? Vijay Sethupathi
  141. Which city is called the “City of Palaces”? Hyderabad
  142. Which freshwater lake in Hyderabad is known as the ‘Heart of the World’? Hussain Sagar Lake
  143. Who wrote the Telugu epic ‘Manu Charitram’? Palkuriki Somanatha
  144. Which fort has an acoustic system where a hand clap at a specific point below the entrance can be heard clearly at the highest point of the fort? Golkonda fort
  145. Which district is Medak located in? Medchal–Malkajgiri
  146. Which ethnic tribe is associated with Lambadi embroidery? Banjara tribe
  147. Where is the famous Keesara Gutta temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located? Hyderabad district
  148. Which Telangana freedom fighter started the Hyderabad State Congress? Swami Ramananda Tirtha
  149. Which region is famous for exclusive Gutta and Kinwat sarees? Adilabad district
  150. Where is the famous Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park located?
    Hyderabad district
  151. Which fort in Adilabad has temples, water tanks, granaries & treasury houses exemplifying Kakatiya architecture? Kolanupaka fort
  152. Which region is famous for exclusive Siddipet handloom sarees? Siddipet, Medak district
  153. Where is the famous Medak cathedral, second largest diocese in Asia, located? Medak district
  154. Which fort served as a monsoon capital of Nizams due to its cool climate? Golkonda
  155. Which district is Nagarjunsagar Srisailam tiger reserve located in? Nalgonda
  156. Which district is home to Ramappa Temple, a UNESCO world heritage site?
    Mulugu
  157. Which city served as the capital of Asaf Jahi dynasty? Hyderabad
  158. Where is the famous Sri Raja Rajeshwara temple located? Vemulawada, Rajanna Sircilla district
  159. Which fort served as a capital of Kakatiya dynasty?
    Warangal fort
  160. Which dam is built across the Krishna river located near Srisailam? Nagarjuna Sagar Dam
  161. Which state was merged with Andhra state to form Andhra Pradesh state in 1956? Hyderabad
  162. Who built the iconic stepwell Badi Baoli in Hyderabad? Ibrahim Qutb Shah
  163. Which district has Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve within its boundaries?
    Nalgonda
  164. Where is the famous Bhadrachalam Temple dedicated to Lord Rama located? Bhadradri Kothagudem district
  165. Which fort is located near Warangal and has four beautiful gateways called Kirti Toranas? Warangal fort
  166. Who built the majestic Chowmahalla palace in Hyderabad?
    Asaf Jahi dynasty
  167. Which city served as the capital of Satavahana dynasty who ruled the region between 2nd century BCE and 2nd century CE?
    Paithan
  168. Which dynasty has built several architectural marvels like Charminar, Mecca Masjid & Chowmahalla palace in Hyderabad? Qutub Shahi dynasty
  169. Which fort near Hyderabad served as the early capital of Kakatiya dynasty? Ghanpur Fort
  170. Which planned neighborhood in Hyderabad has the iconic Charminar located in it? Charminar Pedestrianisation Project
  171. Which fort in Nalgonda district is considered an architectural & acoustic marvel? Golkonda
  172. Which UNESCO world heritage site is located near Warangal? Ramappa Temple
  173. Which famous king initiated the construction of Charminar in 1591 AD? Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah
  174. Which strategic fort was the seat of power of Qutub Shahi kings? Golkonda Fort
  175. Which district is home to Laknavaram Lake built across a tributary of Godavari river? Warangal
  176. Which city served as the capital of united Andhra Pradesh before the Telangana state was formed? Hyderabad
  177. Which famous mosque in Hyderabad was built using bricks from Mecca? Mecca Masjid
  178. Who built the majestic Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad? Sir Vicar-ul-Umra
  179. In which city is the famous Bhadrakali Temple located?
    Warangal
  180. Which city served as the capital of Asaf Jahi dynasty in Hyderabad? Hyderabad
  181. What is the state song of Telangana? Jai Jai He Telangana
  182. Which famous diamond mines were located near Golconda fort? Kollur mines
  183. Who built the iconic stepwell Badi Baoli in Hyderabad?
    Ibrahim Qutub Shah
  184. Which planned neighborhood in Hyderabad has Charminar located in it? Charminar Pedestrianisation Project
  185. Where is Pochampally village located that is famous for ikat saris? Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district
  186. Which city is home to Ramoji Film City, one of the largest film studio complexes in the world?
    Hyderabad
  187. Which Telangana freedom fighter started the Hyderabad State Congress? Swami Ramananda Tirtha
  188. Where is the famous Bhadrachalam Temple located? Bhadradri Kothagudem district
  189. Which fort is located near Hyderabad and has a famous sound & light show? Golconda
  190. Which fort served as the early capital of Kakatiya dynasty? Hanamkonda
  191. Which planned township in Hyderabad houses companies like Microsoft, Google, IBM etc? HITEC City
  192. Which city houses the temple of goddess Bhadrakali considered the sister of Lord Rama? Warangal
  193. Who built the majestic stepwell Badi Baoli constructing it with stones in concentric circles? Ibrahim Qutub Shah
  194. Who wrote the Telugu epic Manu Charitram during Kakatiya rule?
    Palkuriki Somanatha
  195. Which fort has an acoustic system where a handclap at entrance can be heard at highest point? Golkonda fort
  196. Where is Sri Rajarajeshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located?
    Vemulawada, Rajanna Sircilla district
  197. Which planned township in Hyderabad is an IT hub housing companies like Microsoft, Amazon etc? HITEC City
  198. Which Telangana industrial park has aerospace, defence, precision manufacturing sectors? Hyderabad Information Technology Engineering Consultancy City (HITEC City)
  199. Which district is home to historic Keesara Gutta Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva? Hyderabad district
  200. Which fort served as the monsoon capital for Nizams due to its cool climate? Golkonda

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