Sunday, 19 March 2017

India Quiz 26 - Firsts in India




1. Which is the first and oldest dam in India?
Kallanai Dam
Cheurthoni Dam
Mettur Dam
Rihand Dam

2. Name the first Islamic Mausoleum (tomb) built in India
Firoz Shah's Tomb
Sulatn Ghari
Taj Mahal
Ghiyath al-Din Tughlaq's Tomb

3. The Cheraman Jama Masjid, the first mosque in India, is in which state?
Uthar Pradesh
Delhi
Madhya Pradesh
Kerala

4. Who was the first Indian and Asian to be awarded the Mr. Universe title?
Manohar Aich
Premchand Degra
Monotosh Roy
Sangram Chougule

5. The Padma Vibhushan is the second-highest civilian award of the Republic of India. Who was the first scientist to be awarded Padma Vibhushan?
Meghnad Saha
Satyendra Nath Bose
Jagadish Chandra Bose
APJ Abdul Kalam

6. Name the first recipient of Param Vir Chakra (PVC), India's highest military decoration
Somnath Sharma
Jadu Nath Singh
Rama Raghoba Rane
Piru Singh Shekhawat

7. Who was the first Indian to receive Magsasay Award?
Jayaprakash Narayan
Vinobha Bhave
Verghese Kurien
Satyajit Ray

8. Which Indian freedom fighter received the Stalin Peace Prize (now Lenin Peace Prize) in 1952?
Subash Chandra Bose
Lala Lajpat Rai
Saifuddin Kitchlew
Bhagat Singh

9. Who was the first Indian actor to be honoured with the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of Arts and Letters), France?
Amitabh Bachan
Sivaji Ganeshan
Rajnikanth
Dilip Kumar

10. Name the first Indian city to have a women's court
Mumbai
Delhi
Bangalore
Malda

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