Monday, 10 October 2016

Philately Quiz - Quiz On Postal System 2

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.Who was the founder of Telegraph and postal in India?
Lord Dalhousie
Lord William Bentinck
Lord Curzon
Lord Cornwallis

2.In which year did speed post service start in India?
1988
1958
1986
1990

3.First personality in whose name the first commemorative stamp was issued while he was alive?
Mahatma Gandhi
Jawaharlal Nehru
Indira Gandhi
Dr. Rajendra Prasad

4.Name the first American President to be honoured on Indian Postal stamps
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
John F Kennedy
Franklin D. Roosevelt

5.First Indian state having Post Offices in all villages
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Mahrashtra
Kerala

6.How many PIN Code zones are there in India?
10
8
7
9

7.The printing of Indian postage stamps are conducted at
?India Security Press, Nasik
Head Post Office, New Delhi
Publication Division, New Delhi
Government?Central?Press, Chennai

8.First Indian Personality who was depicted in foreign stamps
Jawaharlal Nehru
Sir CV Raman
Mahatma Gandhi
Mother Teresa

9.The National Philatelic Museum of India is located at
Mumbai
Calcutta
Nashik
New Delhi

10.The length of PIN Code is
7
10
6
9






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