Indian Famous Persons - 2

21Who is considered to be the father of the Indian space programme?
 A) Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
 B) Dr. Vikram Sarabhai
 C) Dr. Anil Kakodkar
 D) Arun N. Netravali
  
22Which Indian social activist is best known for her role in Narmada Bachao Andolan?
 A) Maneka Gandhi
 B) Shanta Sinha
 C) Kiran Bedi
 D) Medha Patkar
  
23Which of the following Indian actors had previous name "Yusuf Khan"?
 A) Naseeruddin Shah
 B) Raaj Kumar
 C) Dev Anand
 D) Dilip Kumar
  
24Which prime minister of India is the only Indian to have received the highest civilian awards from both India and Pakistan, the Bharat Ratna and Nishaan-e-Pakistan?
 A) Gulzarilal Nanda
 B) Morarji Desai
 C) Charan Singh
 D) Rajiv Gandhi
  
25Which Indian personality had rocked the entire world with his rousing rhetoric in this speech delivered in 1893 in Chikago?
 A) Rabindranath Tagore
 B) Mahatma Gandhi
 C) Swami Vivekananda
 D) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
  
26Who was the founder of  the Ramakrishna Mission?
 A) Dayananda Saraswati
 B) Sri Ramakrishna Paramahansa
 C) Swami Vivekananda
 D) Acharya S
  
27Who was the first Muslim President of the Indian National Congress?
 A) Khan Mohammad Abbas Khan,
 B) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
 C) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
 D) Baddrudin Tyabji
  
28He was the first Indian to become the Chief of army staff and Commander in chief of the Indian army. Who was he?
 A) Field Marshall KM Cariappa
 B) Field Marshall Sam Maneckshaw
 C) Shri Rajendrasinhji
 D) General K S Thimayya
  
29Who among the following has been awarded the Officer of the Legion of Honour, the highest civilian distinction of the Government of France ?
 A) N.R. Narayana Murthy
 B) Ratan Tata
 C) K.M. Birla
 D) Mukesh Ambani
  
30Who was associated with the creation of Pentium Chip?
 A) Arun Netravalli
 B) Sabeer Bhatia
 C) C. Kumar Patel
 D) Vinod Dham
  
31The first Chief Election Commissioner of India was?
 A) S.P. Sen Verma
 B) Sukumar Sen
 C) Dr. Nagendra Singh
 D) K.V.K. Sundaram
  
32Name the Indian President who headed ISRO earler.
 A) S.D. Sharma
 B) K R Narayanan
 C) R. Venkatraman
 D) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
  
33India's legendary musician Pandis Ravi Shankar passed away in Dec 2012. Which instrument he played which made him famoud worldwide?
 A) Veena
 B) Sarod
 C) Guitar
 D) Sitar
 D) Sitar
34Which Indian Scientist is also known as the 'Father of India's Nuclear Programme'?
 A) Dr. Satyendra Nath Bose
 B) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
 C) Dr. Homi J. Bhabha
 D) Dr. C.V. Raman
  
35Which Indian Scientist is also known as the 'Missile Man of India'?
 A) Dr. Satyendra Nath Bose
 B) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
 C) Dr. Homi J. Bhabha
 D) Dr. C.V. Raman
  
36Who called Rabindranath Tagore as "The Great Sentinel"?
 A) Lala Rajpat Rai
 B) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
 C) Subhas Chandra Bose
 D) Mahatma Gandhi
  
37Who has been recently appointed as the first Sikh Judge to Uk High Court?
 A) Rabinder Singh
 B) Ami Singh
 C) Parminder Singh
 D) None of These
  
38Who has been appointed as the chairman of 14th finance commission by the Indian Government in Jan 2013?
 A) Dr. C. Rangarajan
 B) Dr. Bimal Jalan
 C) Vijay Kelkar
 D) Y V Reddy
  
39Which Indian Corporate has transferred Rs 12,300 crore worth of personal shares to his trust that funds his philanthropic activities in the education sector in Feb 2013, highest ever in history?
 A) Adi Godrej
 B) Azim Premji
 C) Ratan Tata
 D) N R Narayana Murthy
  
40Which Indian has been awarded with the prestigious the Hoover Medal in 2012 for his philanthropic work?
 A) Azim Premji
 B) APJ Abdul Kalam
 C) N R Narayana Murthy
 D) Adi Godrej

 
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Answers:
21Ans) Dr. Vikram Sarabhai
22Ans) Medha Patkar
23Ans) Dilip Kumar
24Ans) Morarji Desai
25Ans) Swami Vivekananda
26Ans) Swami Vivekananda
27Ans) Baddrudin Tyabji
28Ans) Field Marshall KM Cariappa
29Ans) N.R. Narayana Murthy
30Ans) Vinod Dham
31Ans) Sukumar Sen
32Ans) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
33Ans) Sitar
34Ans) Dr. Homi J. Bhabha
35Ans) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
36Ans) Mahatma Gandhi
37Ans) Rabinder Singh
38Ans) Y V Reddy
39Ans) Azim Premji
40Ans) N R Narayana Murthy