Friday, 8 March 2019

Personalities Quiz - Women Firsts in India 1

Personalities Quiz - Women Firsts in India

This International Women's Day let's us have a look at the great women of India. This is the first in the series of quiz on notable women in India and the world.

India Quiz, Personalities Quiz


1. Who was the first Indian woman to feature in a postage stamp?
Indira Gandhi
Mother Teresa
Meerabai
Sarojini Naidu



2. Who was the first woman president of Indian National Congress?
Annie Besant
Sarojini Naidu
Sucheta Kripalani
Indira Gandhi

3. Who is the first woman to win the Jnanpith Award?
Mahaswetha Devi
Amritha Pritam
Ashapoorna Devi
Mahadevi Varma

4. Name the first Indian to travel in space
Kalpana Chawla
Rakesh Sharma
Sunita Williams
Ravish Malhotra

5. She is the first woman scientist to head a missile project in India and the project director of Agni IV and V. Who is she?
Paramjit Khurana
Usha Barwale Zehr
Charusita Chakravarty
Tessy Thomas

6. Who was the first lady Governor of an Indian state?
Vijayalakshmi Pandit
Sucheta Kripalani
Sarojini Naidu
Indira Gandhi

7. Who is the first and only woman to win the National Award for Best Director as on date?
Deepa mehta
Mira Nair
Kokona Sen Sharma
Aparna Sen

8. Who was the first Indian woman mountaineer to scale the Seven Summits, the seven highest continental peaks of the world?
Bachendri Pal
Premlata Agarwal
Santosh Yadav
Malavath Purna

9. Who has made history by becoming the first ever female pilot to be inducted into the Indian Navy?
Shubhangi Swaroop
Anny Divya
Avani Chaturvedi
Kalpana Chawla

10. Who was the first woman to hold Cabinet rank in India and also the first Asian and the first woman to hold the post of President of World Health Assembly?
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
Sarojini Naidu
Vijayalakshmi Pandit
Sucheta Kripalani

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