GK Quiz on PN Panicker: Questions and Answers
Puthuvayil Narayana Panicker is known as the Father of the Library Movement in the Indian state of Kerala. he began a popular cultural movement in Kerala which produced universal literacy in the state in the 1990s.
- On the day of 19th June, his death anniversary is celebrated as Vayanadinam (Reading Day) since 1996 in Kerala.
- The Department of Education in Kerala also conducts ‘Vayana Varam’ (Reading Week) between 19th June and 25th June.
- moreover, PM Modi announced 19th June as Kerala’s Reading Day or National Reading Day in India. (Also Read: National Reading Day 2021)
- He served as a teacher in his hometown in 1926 and later, he began the Sanadanadharmam Library. along with it, he also had led the formation of Thiruvithaamkoor Granthasala Sangham (Travancore Library Association) in the year 1945 with 47 rural libraries.
Also Read: National Reading Day 2021
P. N. Panicker wiki
|Full name||Puthuvayil Narayana Panicker|
|Born||1 March 1909, Alappuzha|
|Died||19 June 1995|
|Father Name||Govinda Pillai|
|Mother Name||Janaky Amma|
Q.1 Who is known as father of reading?
A) P.N. Panicker
B) C.N. Panicker
C) L.N. Panicker
D) R.L. Panicker
Q.2 When is National Reading Day observed?
A) 19th June
B) 20th June
C) 18th June
D) 17th June
Q.3 P. N. Panicker was born on?
A) 1 March 1909
B) 3 March 1909
C) 4 March 1909
D) 5 March 1909
Q.4 What the name of father of P. N. Panicker?
A) Govinda Panicker
B) Hariram Pillai
C) Govinda Pillai
D) Hariram Panicker
Q.5 The full name of P. N. Panicker?
A) Prithvi Narayana Panicker
B) Prithvi Nara Panicker
C) Parikar Narayana Panicker
D) Puthuvayil Narayana Panicker
Q.6 When was the first National Reading Day observed?