Race Institute

#38, Burkit Road,

Opposite to bus terminal,

Thyagaraya Nagar

Chennai - 600 017.

Phone:

044-64563030

044-42660776

Mobile:

9043303030

Contact Person:

Bharath Seeman

Famous Personalities

 

1.Who was the first Indian to make a movie?

A. Dhundiraj Govind Phalke

B. Asha Bhonsle

C. Ardeshir Irani

D. V. Shantaram

2.Who said ‘At the stroke of midnight, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom’?

A. Mahatma Gandhi

B. Bill Gates

C. Lord Mountbatten

D. Jawaharlal Nehru

3.Who is called the Flying Sikh of India?

A. Mohinder Singh

B. Mother Teresa

C. Joginder Singh

D. Milkha Singh

4.Who is known as the ‘saint of the gutters’?

A. B.R. Ambedkar

B. Asha Bhonsle

C. Mahatma Gandhi

D. Baba Amte

5.Who among the following is popularly known as ‘Nightingale of India’?

A. Lata Mangeshkar

B. Ajit Pal Singh

C. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

D. Sarojini Naidu

6.Who among the following is considered as the inventor of the World Wide Web (WWW)?

A. Edward Kasner

B. Mother Teresa

C. Tim Berners-Lee

D. Vinod Dham

7.The first English newspaper in India was started by:

A. Dadabhai Naoroji

B. J.A. Hickey

C. Lord William Bentinck

D. Rabindranath Tagore

8.Who was the largest serving Chief Minister in India?

A. Bhajan Lal

B. Chimanbhai Patel

C. Jyoti Basu

D. Hiteshwar Saikia

9.Who among the following was the first lady Prime Minister in the World?

A. Golda Meir

B. Indira Gandhi

C. Mary Eugenia Charles

D. Shirimavo Bhandaranaike

10.Who was the first Indian woman to swim across the English Channel?

(a) Shanta Rangaswami

A. Shanta Rangaswami

B. Arati Saha

C. Santosh Yadav

D. Kamaljit Sandhu

11.Who among the following was the first woman Chief Justice of a High Court?

A. Geeta Mukherjee

B. Leila Seth

C. Sujata Manohar

D. Rani Jethmalani

12.Who was the first Indian to be a Fellow of the Royal Society of London?

A. Srinivas Ramanujan

B. A.C. Wadia

C. C.V. Raman

D. P.C. Mahalanobis

13.Who is the first Air Chief to receive the honour of “Marshal”?

A. Arjan Singh

B. Satish Kumar Sarin

C. Sam Manekshaw

D. Yashwant Tipnis

14.Who was known as ‘Lady with Lamp’?

A. Sarojini Naidu

B. Joan of Arc

C. Florence Nightingale

D. Mother Teresa

15.The first woman to climb Mont Everest was:

A. Marie Jose Perec

B. Florence Griffith Joyner

C. Junko Tabei

D. Jackie Joyner Kersee