Monday 8 March 2021

Personalities Quiz - Women Firsts in India 3

Personalities Quiz - Women Firsts in India 3

1. Name the Indian Naval ship which completed the first all-women circumnavigation expedition of the globe
INSV Padmini
INSV Tarkash
INSV Jalashwa
INSV Tarini

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

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

4. 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

5. The first-ever all-woman Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK) began operations in which city?

6. Name the first Indian city to have a women's court

7. Who has become the first woman lawyer to be appointed as Supreme Court Judge?
Indira Jaisingh
Indu Malhotra
Sujatha Manohar
Fathima Beevi

8. She was the first Indian actress to receive an award at an international film festival (1963 Moscow International Film Festival) and a recipient of Padma Shri in 1972. In 2005, she refused the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. W
Sharmila Tagore
Zeenat Aman
Meena Kumari
Suchitra Sen

9. Who was the first woman Cabinet Minister of India?
Sarojini Naidu
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
Durgabai Deshmukh
Vijalakshmi Pandit

10. Who is the first woman to win the Kendra Sahitya Akademi Award?
Ashapurna Devi
Mahasweta Devi
Arundhati Roy
Amritha Pritham

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