Monday, 27 March 2017

General Knowledge Quiz 10: Great Women Personalities

General Knowledge Quiz 10: Great Women Personalities

This is about world's famous women who were the first in various fields - from politics to sports.

1. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is Africa's first elected female head of state. Which is the country?

2. Who was the first woman to become Director General of Police of an Indian state?
Kiran Bedi
Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
B Sandhya
Meera Borwankar

3. She is a recipient of the President's Medal in 1997 and became the first woman to head the Mumbai's Crime Branch Department in 2001. Who is she?
B Sandhya
Kiran Bedi
Meera Borwankar
Kanwaljeet Deol

4. Who became the first woman to win the Man Booker Prize in 1970 for "The Elected Member"?
Bernice Rubens
Kiran Desai
Nadine Godimer
Iris Murdoch

5. Name the first woman to fly to space twice and also the first woman to perform a space walk
Valentina Tereshkova
Eileen Collins
Andy Thomas
Svetlana Savitskaya

6. Do you know the first Asian woman to swim across English Channel?
Arati Saha
Shikha Tandon
Richa Mishra
Bula Choudhury

7. She was the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest and the first woman to ascend all Seven Summits. Do you know her?
Grace Hudowalski
Junko Tabei
Denise Fejtek
Bachendri Pal

8. The world's first woman President was Maria Estela 'Isabel' Martinez Cartas de Peron who became president after her husband, President Juan Peron, died in office. Do you know the country?

9. Who was the first woman Speaker of Lok Sabha?
Meira Kumar
Najma Heptulla
Sumitra Mahajan
Vijayalakshmi Pandit

10. Name the first Indian female sportsperson to be awarded Padma Shri
P T Usha
Jyotirmoyee Sikdar
Arati Saha

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