Important People Practice Questions

Several important people have lived and died in India and in the world. People whose contribution have made impacts on the lives of many people and in some cases have improved the condition of many people in the country and even the world. Let us find out more about Important People Practice Questions.

Important People Practice Questions

National Personalities

Q1: Who among the following was India’s first law minister and a founding father of the Republic Of India?

A) Pt Jawaharlal Nehru                    B) M K Gandhi                   C) Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury             D) Maqbool Fida Husain                    E) Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar

Q2: Which among the following is the eleventh President of India?

A) Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar                       B) Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury         C) Dr Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam            D) Rajendra Prasad                 E) None of these

Q3: Among the following people, …………………. inspired the Dalit Buddhist movement and campaigned against social discrimination of Dalits.

A) Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar                    B) Maqbool Fida Husain            C) Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury             D) M K Gandhi                           E) Pt Jawaharlal Nehru

Q4: Who among the following was the recipient of the Fellow of Sangeet Natak Akademi (1994), Talar Mausique from Republic of Iran (1992), Padma Bhushan (1968), and the Padma Shri (1961)?

A) Ustaad Bismillah Khan                       B) Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami             C) Satyajit Ray                D) Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury                    E) None of these

Q5: B A R C is named after which of the following scientists?

A) Sir C V Raman                        B) Homi J. Bhabha                   C) Baba Ramdev                     D) Srinivasa Ramanujan                E) None of these

Q6: Who among the following became a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters?

A) Ratan Tata                    B) Narendra Modi                     C) Atal Bihari Vajpayee            D) Satyajit Ray                E) Amitabh Bachan

Q7: Who among the following received the Bharat Ratna for the year 1999?

A) Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury                   B) Sachin Tendulkar          C) Shri Kadalapirakottiya Chenkuttuvan                   D) Shri Natwar Singh                   E) None of these

Q8: _____ received the National Film Award for Best Experimental Film, titled – Through the Eyes of a Painter?

A) Tariq Hussain                     B) Bismillah Khan                 C) M F Hussain             D) Arvind Sharma           E) None of these

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: E), Q2: C), Q3: A), Q4: A), Q5: B), Q6: D), Q7: A), Q8: C)

Books and Authors

Q1: “One Life Is Not Enough” was written by:

A) Natwar Singh                  B) Jawaharlal Nehru           C) Atal Bihari Vajpayee               D) Rabindra Shankar Chowdhury          E) None of these

Q2: “Playing it My Way” was written by:

A) Kapil Dev                        B) Vinod Kambli                  C) Sourabh Ganguly            D) Sachin Tendulkar              E) None of these

Q3: The author of the book “The Snowball: Warren Buffett and Business of Life”, is:

A) Alice Schroeder                  B)  Michael Jackson                 C) Nelson Mandela              D) Barack H Obama      E) None of these

Q4: Anandamath (Vande Mataram is a poem written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in the 1870s, which he included in his 1881 novel?

A) Geetanjali                      B) Barun                          C) Anandamath            D) Kalidas             E) None of these

Q5: _____________ is regarded as the Patron of Sangam Literature of the Ancient Kingdoms of South India?

A) Kadalapirakottiya Chenkuttuvan                    B) Rabindra Nath Tagore                C) Aditi
Krishnakumar             D) Indira Goswami               E) None of these

Q6: Whose book is Amar Sonar Bangla?

A) Indira Goswami                       B) Kadalapirakottiya Chenkuttuvan             C) Rabindra Nath Tagore               D) Anandamath                   E) None of these

Q7: Who wrote the book titled “To all fighters of freedom, Why Socialism?”?

A) J. P. Narayan                B) Kadalapirakottiya Chenkuttuvan                 C) Rabindra Nath Tagore                        D) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay                 E) None of these

Q8: A recent book that made many headlines “Jinnah- India, Partition, Independence” was written by which of the following?

A) L K Advani                   B) Atal Bihari Vajpayee          C) Ram Shankar Iyyer         D) Jaswant Singh       E) None of these

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Q1: A), Q2: D), Q3: A), Q4: C), Q5: A), Q6: C), Q7: A), Q8: D)

International Personalities

Q1: Who among the following is known as the saint of Kolkata?

A) Rabindra Nath Tagore                   B) Amrita Sen                C) Mother Teresa              D) Anne Frank            E) None of these

Q2: ___________ has been chancellor of Germany since 2005 and the de facto leader of the European Union during the financial crisis.

A) Edwardo Muller                       B) Frank Sinatra             C) Heidi Zimmerman          D) Angela Merkel                  E) None of these

Q3: In which year was Karl Marx born?

A) 1919               B) 1818              C) 1717                D) 1616            E) None of these

Q4: _______ as an American dentist who pioneered the use of the anaesthetic.

A) James Franklin                     B) Thomas Jefferson                 C) Benjamin Franklin               D) William T. G. Morton              E) None of these

Q5: _________ promoted the theory of liberal democracy and a social contract.

A) John Locke                  B) Karl Marx                 C) John Lenin                 D) David Attenborough              E) None of these

Q6: ________ was the leader of the US forces during the American Revolution and the first President of the United States.

A) James Franklin                     B) Thomas Jefferson                 C) Benjamin Franklin             D) George Washington               E) None of these

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Q1: C), Q2: D), Q3: B), Q4: D), Q5: A), Q6: D)

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