Monday 8 March 2021

Personalities Quiz - Women Firsts in India 2

Personalities Quiz - Women Firsts in India 2

Second set of questions on the greatest women of India. 

1. Name the first woman to receive Bharat Ratna posthumously
Indira Gandhi
Aruna Asaf Ali
M S Subbalakshmi
Mother Teresa

2. Who was the first woman to receive a Doctorate of Science from an Indian university?
Asima Chatterjee
Tessy Thomas
Anna Mani
Janaki Ammal

3. Who among the following is the first female scientist to be elected as the General President of the Indian Science Congress Association?
Janaki Ammal
Anna Mani
Asima Chatterjee
Tessy Thomas

4. Who is the first Asian woman and the youngest in the world to set a record in open swimming in Antarctic waters?
Shivani Kataria
Arati Saha
Bhakti Sharma
Bula Choudhary

5. A recipient of International Lenin Peace Prize for the year 1964, she became the first mayor of Delhi in 1958. Who is she?
Aruna Asaf Ali
Vijayalakshmi Pandit
Sarojini Naidu
Sucheta Kripalani

6. Begum Hazrat Mahal, known for her valour and courage in standing up to the might of the British forces during India's first struggle of freedom against British in 1857, was the wife of
Wajid Ali Shah
Muhammad Amir Khan
Shah Alam II
Siraj ud-Daulah

7. Name the first Indian woman speaker of the Lok Sabha
Meira Kumar
Najma Heptulla
Sumitra Mahajan
Uma Bharati

8. Who was the first woman judge of High Court?
M.Fathima Beevi
Anna Chandy
Gyan Sudha Misra

9. Name the first Indian woman to win Miss Earth, the annual international environmental-themed beauty pageant.
Aishwarya Rai
Priyanka Chopra
Nicole Faria
Reita Faria

10. The first woman to receive the award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea by IMO (International Maritime Organisation) is an Indian. Who is she?
Captain Radhika Menon
Conchita Carpio-Morales
Sara Hossain
Fiona Watt

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