Famous Personalities Questions

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  • Q.1 Jude Felix is a famous Indian player in which of the fields?


    2) Football

    3) Tennis

    4) Volleyball

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  • Q.2 Who is the father of Geometry?


    2) Pythagoras

    3) Euclid

    4) Kepler

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  • Q.3 What is common between Kutty, Shankar, Laxman and Sudhir Dar?

    1)Film Direction

    2) Drawing Cartoons

    3) Instrumental Music

    4) Classical Dance

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  • Q.4 Who was known as Iron man of India?

    1)Govind Ballabh Pant

    2) Jawaharlal Nehru

    3) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

    4) Subhash Chandra Bose

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  • Q.5 The Indian to beat the computers in mathematical wizardry is


    2) Rina Panigrahi

    3) Raja Ramanna

    4) Shakunthala Devi

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  • Q.6 Who headed the first scientific group to leave for Antarctica in 1982?

    1)Dr. D.R. Sengupta

    2) Dr. S.Z. Kasim

    3) Dr. V. K. Raina

    4) Dr. H. K. Gupta

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  • Q.7 Which among the famous danseuses is not an exponent of the Odissi dance style?

    1)Sanjukta Panigrahi

    2) Sonal Man Singh

    3) Yamini Krishnamurthy

    4) Madhavi Mudgal

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  • Q.8 The first Indian to swim across English channel was

    1)V. Merchant

    2) Mihir Sen

    3) Arati Saha

    4) P. K. Banerji

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  • Q.9 Michael Jackson is a distinguished person in the field of?

    1)Pop Music

    2) Jounalism

    3) Sports

    4) Acting

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  • Q.10 Ms Kim Campbell is the first woman Prime Minister of


    2) Switzerland

    3) Congo

    4) Canada

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  • Q.11 Amjad Ali Khan is associated with which of the following musical instruments?


    2) Sarod

    3) Sitar

    4) Violin

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  • Q.12 Who among the following was an eminent painter?


    2) V. Shantaram

    3) Uday Shanker

    4) Sarada Ukil

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  • Q.13 Dr. Joon Lew of korea, the recipient of international Gandhi Award is known for his service in the?

    1)Campaigning against AIDS

    2) Against Drugs

    3) Eradication of leprosy

    4) Against child labour

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  • Q.14 Professor Amartya Sen is famous in which of the fields?


    2) Economics

    3) Electronics

    4) Geology

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  • Q.15 Which of the following was Satyajit Ray associated with?

    1)Classical music

    2) Commercial art

    3) Film Direction

    4) Classical dance

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  • Q.16 Who is known as 'Indian Bismarck'?

    1)Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

    2) Kamaraj

    3) Nehru

    4) Rajaji

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  • Q.17 Who is Larry Pressler?

    1)Tennis player

    2) Painter

    3) Actor

    4) Politician

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  • Q.18 The title of 'sparrow' given to


    2) Major General Rajinder Singh

    3) T. T. Krishnamachari

    4) Sardar Patel

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  • Q.19 Raja Ravi Verma, was famous in which of the fields?


    2) Politics

    3) Dance

    4) Music

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  • Q.20 Who is known as 'Desert Fox'?


    2) Walter Scott

    3) Eisenhower

    4) Gen. Rommel

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  • Q.21 Naina Devi, was associated with field of?

    1)Social Service

    2) Stage acting

    3) Classical dance

    4) Vocal music

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  • Q.22 Girilal Jain was a noted figure in which of the following fields?

    1)Social Service

    2) Journalism

    3) Literature

    4) Politics

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  • Q.23 Who is known as the 'Lady with the Lamp'?

    1)Sarojini Naidu

    2) Indira Gandhi

    3) Florence Nightingale

    4) Monalisa

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  • Q.24 Gangubai hangal is the name associated with


    2) Music

    3) Literature

    4) Journalism

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  • Q.25 Who is known as 'Trimurthy of Carnatic Music'?

    1)Muthuswami Dikshitar

    2) Purandardasa

    3) Swami Thirunal

    4) None of these

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  • Q.26 Guru Gopi Krishna was a maestro of which of the following dance forma?


    2) Kathak

    3) Manipuri

    4) Bahratanatyam

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  • Q.27 Ms. Bachendri Pal had undertaken a unique expedition for focusing attention on which of these?

    1)One Nation one Family

    2) The Girl Child

    3) National Integration

    4) Sprit of Adventure

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  • Q.28 Which of the following fields A. Nageshwara Rao is associated with?


    2) Literature

    3) Motion Pictures

    4) Politics

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  • Q.29 Jamini Roy was a famous?


    2) Painter

    3) Dancer

    4) Actor

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  • Q.30 In which field 'Aachan Maharaj' has distinguished himself?


    2) Painting

    3) Drama

    4) Vocal music

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  • Q.31 Hitendra Desai was famous in the which field?

    1)Social Service

    2) Politics

    3) Journalism

    4) Literature

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  • Q.32 Who is the creator of the Rock Garden in Chandigarh?

    1)Pupal Jayakar

    2) Le Corbousier

    3) Glen Maxwell

    4) Nek Chand

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  • Q.33 Who is Tania Sachdev?

    1)Chess player

    2) Cricketer

    3) Swimmer

    4) Dancer

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  • Q.34 Limba Ram is associated in which fields?


    2) Social Service

    3) Sports

    4) Cinema

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  • Q.35 Ms. Meera Sahib Fathima Beevi is distinguished as the first lady

    1)Governor of a state

    2) Judge of the High court

    3) Judge of Supreme Court

    4) Judge of Session Court

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  • Q.36 The name of Pierre Cardin is associated with which of the following fields?


    2) Films

    3) Pop Music

    4) Fashion Designing

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  • Q.37 Who is well known collector of artefacts and curios?


    2) Salar Jung

    3) Rabindranath Tagore

    4) Motilal Nehru

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  • Q.38 Ms. Vijaya Mehta has earned distinction in which of the field?


    2) Film Direction

    3) Classical dance

    4) Journalism

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  • Q.39 Dr. M. S. Swaminathan has distinguished himself in which of the following fields?


    2) Agriculture

    3) Astrophysics

    4) Physics

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  • Q.40 Satyen Bose has shown his excellence in which of the following fields?

    1)Motion Picture

    2) Classical Dance

    3) Drawing & Painting

    4) Stage Acting

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  • Q.41 Hari Prasad Chaurasia is a renowned player of


    2) Flute

    3) Sarod

    4) Tabla

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  • Q.42 Miss Universe 1994, Ms. Sushmita Sen hails from which of the following cities?


    2) Chandigarh

    3) New Delhi

    4) Bangalore

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  • Q.43 Graham Green was associated with which of the fields?


    2) Painting

    3) Music

    4) Science

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  • Q.44 Which of the following pairs of artists and their areas of specialization is not correct?

    1)Pt. Ravi Shankar - Sitar

    2) Hari Prasad Chaurasia - Flute

    3) M. S. Subbulakshmi - Dance

    4) Ustad Zakir Hussain Khan - Tabla

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  • Q.45 Dr. V. Kurien is famous in the field of ?

    1)Atomic Power

    2) Poultry Farms

    3) Economic Reforms

    4) Dairy development

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  • Q.46 Pandit K. G. Ginde, was well known for his contribution in the field of?


    2) Sanskrit

    3) Dance

    4) Ayurveda

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  • Q.47 Charles Correa has distinguished himself in which of the following fields?


    2) Ballet

    3) Architecture

    4) Western Music

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  • Q.48 Who declared that his ultimate aim was to wipe 'every tear from every eye'?

    1)Rajendra Prasad

    2) Jawaharlal Nehru

    3) Mahatma Gandhi

    4) Sardar Patel

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  • Q.49 Who among the following is a social activist campaigning against child labour?

    1)Baba Amte

    2) Mira Nair

    3) Shabana Azmi

    4) Swami Agnivesh

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  • Q.50 Ashok Pandit is known for his outstanding performance in which field?


    2) Wrestling

    3) Rafting

    4) Hockey

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  • Q.51 Who among the following is not a dramatist?

    1)Girish R. Karnad

    2) Badal Sircar

    3) Vijay Tendulkar

    4) Jayanta Mahapatra

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  • Q.52 Shovna Narayan is a reputed personality in which of the following fields?


    2) Classical dance

    3) Journalism

    4) Classical music

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  • Q.53 Who headed the committee on 'computerisation' in Indian Banks(1988)?

    1)S. Venkitramanan

    2) M.Narasimhan

    3) C. Rangarajan

    4) R.N. Malhotra

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  • Q.54 Sanjay Dutt, a noted film actor was held under


    2) Narcotics Act

    3) Act 302

    4) Anti - Defection Act

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  • Q.55 Who is the famous Sarod player?

    1)Zakir Hussain

    2) Hari Prasad

    3) Ram Narain

    4) Amjad Ali Khan

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  • Q.56 Who fits with this description 'Indian Cotton merchant, Banker, Congressman, a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi'?

    1)M. R. Jayakar

    2) V. S. Sastri

    3) G. D. Birla

    4) Jamanlal Bajaj

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  • Q.57 Ustad Nisar hussain Khan earned distinction in which of the following fields?

    1)Instrumental music

    2) Vocal Music

    3) Classical dance

    4) Acting

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  • Q.58 Dr. Amiya Chakravarthy is known for his

    1)being literary Secretary to R. N. Tagore

    2) work in the Chipko movement

    3) composing music for Ray's films

    4) patenting a living organism

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  • Q.59 R. K. Laxman is a renowned


    2) Writer

    3) Cartoonist

    4) Journalist

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  • Q.60 Pandit Jasraj has established his reputation in which of the following fields?


    2) Literature

    3) Sanskrit

    4) Dance

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  • Q.61 Bismillah Khan was associated with?


    2) Shehnai

    3) Flute

    4) Tabla

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  • Q.62 In which of the following dance forms 'Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra' is associated with?


    2) Bharathanatiyam

    3) Kathak

    4) Kathakali

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  • Q.63 Ben kingsley is associated with which of the following fields?


    2) Social Service

    3) Sports

    4) Motion Pictures

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  • Q.64 Who is the Flying Sikh of India?

    1)Mohinder Singh

    2) Navjot Singh

    3) Milkha Singh

    4) Joginder Singh

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  • Q.65 Greta Garbo is associated with

    1)Classical dance

    2) Literature

    3) Journalism

    4) Acting

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  • Q.66 The first woman in space was

    1)Valentina Tereshkova

    2) Sally Ride

    3) Naidia Comenci

    4) Tamara Press

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  • Q.67 Mr. Sham Lal has done commendable work in the field of?


    2) Journalism

    3) Socail Service

    4) Trade Unionism

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  • Q.68 Ali Akbar plays which of the following musical instruments?


    2) Tabla

    3) Sitar

    4) Sarod

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  • Q.69 Professor Malcolm Adiseshaih had earned worldwide distinction in which of the fields?


    2) Defence

    3) Economics

    4) Medicine

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  • Q.70 Samantha Fox is associated with


    2) Pop Music

    3) Journalism

    4) Sports

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