Monday, 10 October 2016

Philately Quiz - Quiz On Postal System 3

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.Which American President is known as philatelic - stamp collecting President?
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
John F Kennedy
Franklin D. Roosevelt

2.The first country other than India to release a stamp on Mahatma Gandhi
Great Britain
United States of America

3.Who was the first foreign woman to be honoured on Indian Postal Stamp?
Annie Besant
Queen Victoria
Lady Diana
Marie Curie

4.The term "philately"?was first used by
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Georges Herpin
Rowland Hill
John Barefoot

5.What is the full form of PIN
Postal Index Number
Postal Information Number
Personal Index Number
Postal Input Number

6.First Indian stamp on a living personality was issued in . Name the personality
Mahatma Gandhi
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Jawaharlal Nehru
Dhondo Keshav Karve

7.First Cine Actress portrayed on Indian Postage stamps
Nargis Dutt
Hema Malini
None of these

8.Name the first adhesive postage stamp
Two pence Blue
Bull's Eye
Penny black
Z?rich 4 and 6

9.The official language of UPU is

10.The theme of 2016 World Post Day is
Tell us about the world you want to grow up in
The Post: Delivering for People and Businesses Daily
Innovation, Integration and Inclusion
Music can touch lives

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1 comment:

  1. made me to learn more about philately


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