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Award Quiz

1. Which is India's highest civilian award? National award Padma Bhushan Padma Vibushan Bharat Ratna 2. Which is India's second highest civilian honour? Ashoka Chakra Padma Bhushan Padma Shri Padma Vibushan 3. In which year was the Bharat Ratna instituted? 1954 1952 1956 1945 4. Who was the last recipient of the Bharat Ratna? Ustad Bismillah Khan M.S.Subbulakshmi Gulzarilal Nanda Gopinath Bordoloi 5. Which is India's highest military honour? Param Vir Chakra Vir Chakra Maha Vir Chakra Bharat Ratna 6. Who is the 2006 recipient of the International Gandhi Peace Prize? Baba Amte Nelson Mandela John Hume Shabana Azmi 7. Who gets the Dronacharya Award? Best Wrestler Best Batsman Best Tennis Player Best Coach

8. The Jnanpith Award is the highest honour awarded in Sports Literature Peace Dance 9. Who was the last to get the Dadasaheb Phalke Award? Adoor Gopalakrishnan Dev Anand Mrinal Sen Asha Bhosle 10. In which year was the National Film Awards first presented? 1953 1960 1954 1952 1. Bharat Ratna 2. Padma Vibushan 3. 1952 4. Ustad Bismillah Khan 5. Param Vir Chakra 6. Shabana Azmi 7. Best Coach 8. Literature 9. Adoor Gopalakrishnan 10. 1954

Indian Politics
How familiar are you with the early days of Independent India? Answer the following questions and find out! 1. Who was the first Indian to hold the post of Governor General in India? Dr. Rajendra Prasad Dr. K.M. Munshi C. Rajagopalachari Annie Besant

2. Who was India's first Deputy Prime Minister? Sardar Vallabhai Patel Morarji Desai Choudhary Charan Singh Jagjivan Ram 3. Who was India's first woman Cabinet Minister? Dr. Vijayalakshmi Pandit Rajkumari Amrit Kaur Dr. Annie Besant Sheila Dixit 4. Which British Governor continued in that position even after India became independent? Sir Archibald Nye Sir Henry Knight Lord William Bentinck Warren Hastings 5. Who was the only Indian woman to become the president of the United Nations General Assembly? Indira Gandhi Reita Faria Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit None of the above 6. Who was the first Vice-Chairman of the Planning Commission? C.M. Trivedi D.P. Dhar Shankarrao Bhaurao Chavan V.T. Krishnamachari 7. Who was the first Indian woman to become a Governor of a state? Padmaja Naidu Sarojini Naidu Annie Besant Indira Gandhi

8. The first Indian Commander -in-chief of free India was Air Marshal S Mukherjee Gen. Rajendrasinhji General Cariappa Gen. Gopal Gurunath Bewoor 9. Who was India's first President? C. Rajagopalachari Dr. Rajendra Prasad Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Lord Mountbatten 10. Who was the first Indian woman to be decorated with Bharat Ratna? Indira Gandhi Mother Teresa Aruna Asaf Ali M. S. Subbulakshmi

Score = C. Rajagopalachari 2. Sardar Vallabhai Patel 3. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur 4. Sir Archibald Nye 5. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit 6. V.T. Krishnamachari 7. Sarojini Naidu 8. General Cariappa 9. Dr. Rajendra Prasad 10. Indira Gandhi

President Quiz
1. Who was the first president of free India? C. Rajagopalachari Dr. Rajendra Prasad Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru

Lord Mountbatten 2. What is the minimum age required to be a presidential candidate? 50 years or above below 50 years below 60 years 35 years or above 3. The president serves a term for how many years? Seven years Five years Ten years Two years 4. By what name is the official residence of the president known as? Raj Bhavan Rashtrapati Nilayam Rashtrapati Bhavan None of the above 5. Which former president is also one of the most distinguished scientists of India? Dr. Zakhir Hussain Shri R. Venkatraman Shri Neelam Sanjiva Reddy Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 6. Which former president's birthday is also celebrated as Teachers' Day? Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Shri Varahagiri Venkata Giri Dr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed None of the above 7. Who is the first woman president of India? Pratibha Patil Jayalalitha Sushma Swaraj None of the above 8. Who among the following presidents died when he was still in

office? B.D.Jatti Dr.Zakir Hussain V.V.Giri Justice Mohd. Hidayatullah 9. Who among the following presidents was also the governor general of India? Dr. Rajendra Prasad Lord Mountbatten Dr. S. Radhakrishnan None of the above 10. Is it true that the president is the supreme commander of the armed forces of India? Yes No Not sure None of the above. 1. Dr. Rajendra Prasad 2. 35 years or above 3. Five years 4. Rashtrapati Bhavan 5. Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 6. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan 7. Pratibha Patil 8. Dr.Zakir Hussain 9. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan 10. Yes