Monday, 10 October 2016

Philately Quiz - Quiz on Postal System 1

Philately is the study of stamps and postal history and other related items. It is known as the King of Hobbies. The Department of Posts will celebrate the National Postal Week between October 9 and 15 to highlight its role and contribution in the lives of people.
Here is a quiz on the postal system to help you to assess and enhance your knowledge.


1.National Philately Day is celebrated on
9 October
13 October
29 October
12 October

2.World Post Day is celebrated on
9 October
13 October
29 October
12 October

3.The Head Quarters of Universal Postal Union?(UPU)
Bern, Switzerland
Geneva, Switzerland
London, UK
New York, USA

4.Name the first Indian newspaper to be honoured on Postal Stamp
Indian Express
The Hindu
The Hindustan Times
Times of India

5.The only person in the world to be honoured with a stamp by over 43 countries of the globe
Mahatma Gandhi
Nelson Mandela
Albert Einstein
Abraham Lincoln

6.The first official U.S. stamps, 5 and 10 cent, were issued in 1847. Which one of the following was not among the personalities depicted on these stamps?
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
None of these

7.The first foreigner to be honoured on Indian stamp
Nelson Mandela
Henry Dunant
Bartholom?us Ziegenbalg
Albert Einstein

8.Which is the one and only country that has no need to put its country name on its postage stamps?
India
Great Britain
United States of America
Brazil

9.Name the country that has the largest postal network in the world
India
Great Britain
United States of America
France

10.The First Stamp of Independent India was issued on?
November 21,1947
August 15,1947
January 26,1952
October 13,1947





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