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1. Narendra Dabholkar, the social activist who was assassinated in Pune on 20th August 2013 was the editor of Marathi weekly:

a.) Sadhna
b.) Antaraal
c.) Lokprabha
d.) Chitralekha

ANSWER : Sadhna

2. Who launched the famous “Ek gaon, Ek panavtha” (One village, one well) movement?

a.) Baba Adhav
b.) Narendra Dabholkar
c.) Anna Hazare
d.) Baba Amte

ANSWER : Baba Adhav

3. Narendra Dabholkar was famous for his:

a.) Medical Practice
b.) Anti-Superstition fight
c.) Water movement
d.) Lokpal bill fight

ANSWER : Anti-Superstition fight

4. Nishi Vasudeva is the first lady to head an oil company. The name of this oil company is:

a.) IOC
b.) BPCL
c.) ONGC
d.) HPCL


5. Narendra Dabholkar, the famous anti-superstition crusader acted in a film, titled:

a.) Astitva
b.) Vaastupurush
c.) Shwaas
d.) Gadad Jambhal

ANSWER : Gadad Jambhal

6. Which Indian actor will make a debut in television show ‘24’?

a.) Shahid Kapoor
b.) Anil Kapoor
c.) Rishi Kapoor
d.) Akshay Kumar

ANSWER : Anil Kapoor


1) Satyen Bose is excellent in which fields?

a) Classical dance.
b) Drawing and painting.
c) Motion picture.
d) Stage acting.

ANSWER : Motion picture

2) Among the following whose aim was to wipe every tear from every eye?

a) Sardar Patel.
b) Mahatma Gandhi.
c) Rajendra Prasad.
d) Jawaharlal Nehru.

ANSWER : Jawaharlal Nehru

3) R. k. Laxman is a renowned:

a) Dance master.
b) Writer.
c) Cartoonist.
d) Journalist.

ANSWER : Cartoonist

4) Name the personality who was also known as Deshbandhu?

a) S. Radhakrishanan.
b) G. K. Gokhale.
c) Chittaranjan Das.
d) Madan Mohan Malviya.

ANSWER : Chittaranjan Das

5) English education in India was introduced by:

a) Lord Dalhousie.
b) Lord Curzon.
c) Lord Macaulay.
d) Lord Rippon.

ANSWER : Lord Macaulay

6) Which among the following personalities is the inventor of the safety pin?

a) Elias Howe.
b) Richard Drew.
c) Samuel Colt.
d) Walter Hunt.

ANSWER : Walter Hunt

7) Who was known as Iron man of India?

a) Govind Ballabh Pant.
b) Jawaharlal Nehru.
c) Subhas Chandra Bose.
d) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

ANSWER : Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

8) Which Indian beat the computers in mathematical wizardry?

a) Ramanujam.
b) Rina Panigrahi.
c) Shakunthala Devi.
d) Raja Ramanna.

ANSWER : Shakunthala Devi

9) Jamini Roy was a famous:

a) Producer.
b) Painter.
c) Dancer.
d) Actor.

ANSWER : Painter

10) Which among the following musical instruments are played by Ali Akbar?

a) Flute.
b) Table.
c) Sitar.
d) Sarod.

ANSWER : Table

11) Who is known as the Flying Sikh of India?

a) Mohinder Singh.
b) Milkha Singh.
c) Ajit Pal Singh.
d) Joginder Singh.

ANSWER : Milkha Singh

12) Hari Prasad Chaurasia is a renowned player of:

a) Sitar.
b) Sarod.
c) Table.
d) Flute.

ANSWER : Flute

13) Who is Tania Sachdev?

a) Chess player.
b) Cricketer.
c) Actress.
d) Dancer.

ANSWER : Chess player

14) Who is the creator of the Rock Garden in Chandigarh?

a) Pupal Jayakar.
b) Le Corbousier.
c) Glen.
d) Nek Chand.

ANSWER : Nek Chand

15) Hitendra Desai was famous in:

a) Journalism.
b) Social service.
c) Politics.
d) Literature.

ANSWER : Politics

16) Lady with the Lamp was name given to:

a) Florence Nightingale.
b) Sarojini Naidu.
c) Indira Gandhi.
d) Joan of Arc.

ANSWER : Florence Nightingale

17) Who is Larry Pressler?

a) Politician.
b) Painter.
c) Actor.
d) Tennis player.

ANSWER : Politician

18) In which field was Raja Ravi Verma famous?

a) Dance.
b) Music.
c) Painting.
d) Politics.

ANSWER : Painting

19) Who is known as ‘Desert Fox’?

a) Bismarck.
b) Eisenhower.
c) Gen. Rommel.
d) Walter Scott.

ANSWER : Gen. Rommel

20) Who was the first Indian to swim across English Channel?

a) V. Merchant.
b) P. K. Banerji.
c) Mihir Sen.
d) None of these.

ANSWER : Mihir Sen

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