Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Philately Quiz 4: Postal System Quiz

Philately Quiz 4: Postal System Quiz

Here is another set of questions on the postal system.


1. The first commemorative stamp on a person was issued in India in 1948. Who was the personality?
Jawaharlal Nehru
Subash Chandra Bose
Mahatma Gandhi
Mother Teresa

2. Which country's postal stamps have the name "Helvetia"?
Holand
Hungary
Switzerland
Croatia

3. One of the highest post offices in the world is in Hikkim. In which Indian state Hikkim is located?
Sikkim
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Arunachal Pradesh

4. What is the white border area of a sheet of stamps called?
Selvage
Tab
Cachet
Grill

5. Which Governor General of India opened the posts to the public in March 1764?
Lord Cornwallis
Lord Wellesley
Lord Minto
Warren Hastings

6. When did the first open in ?
1874
1764
1784
1794

7. What was depicted on the first stamp of independent India?
Ashoka Lion Capital
National Flag
Aircraft
Mahatma Gandhi

8. Which was the first institutional commemorative postage stamp issued by India Post?
Air-India International
Universal Postal Union
Geological Survey of India
Steel Industry of India

9. The first commemorative stamp on a event was released in the year 1951. What was the event?
Central Railway was formed
First general election
Assam-Tibet Earthquake
First Asian Games

10. What is the minimum amount required to open a philately account in India?
300
200
400
100

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