First in India Quiz

1. When was the first passenger train ran in India?

A.

1853


B.

1851


C.

1877


D.

1825




2. Who was the first Mughal emperor of India?

A.

Humayun


B.

Babur


C.

Aurangzeb


D.

Akbar




3. Who was the first Indian to travel to space?

A.

Sunita Williams


B.

Kalpana Chawla


C.

Rakesh Sharma


D.

Ravish Malhotra




4. Who won the first Dadasaheb Phalke Award?

A.

Devika Rani


B.

Birendranath Sircar


C.

Prithviraj Kapoor


D.

Ruby Myers




5. Who was the first Indian woman to win a silver medal in the Olympics?

A.

Saina Nehwal


B.

Sakshi Malik


C.

Karnam Malleswari


D.

P. V. Sindhu




6. In which year NOTA option was first used in the Indian election?

A.

2005


B.

2010


C.

2012


D.

2013




7. Which movie won the first National Film Award for Best Feature Film?

A.

Shyamchi Aai


B.

Mirza Ghalib


C.

Pather Panchali


D.

Kabuliwala




8. Who was the first female IAS officer in India?

A.

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit


B.

Anna Rajam Malhotra


C.

Kiran Bedi


D.

Indira Gandhi




9. Name the first missile developed in India?

A.

Trishul


B.

Agni


C.

Akash


D.

Prithvi




10. Who was the last Viceroy and first Governor-General of Independent India?

A.

Lord Wavell


B.

Lord Mountbatten


C.

Lord Irwin


D.

Lord Reading




11. Who was the first recipient of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna?

A.

Sachin Tendulkar


B.

Geet Sethi


C.

Viswanathan Anand


D.

Anju Bobby George




12. In which year India won the Cricket World Cup for the first time?

A.

1979


B.

1983


C.

1987


D.

2011




13. Who is the first citizen of India?

A.

President


B.

Prime Minister


C.

Vice President


D.

Governor




14. Who was the first woman governor of an Indian state?

A.

Indira Gandhi


B.

Pratibha Patil


C.

Sarojini Naidu


D.

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit




15. In which year India won the first gold medal in Olympics hockey?

A.

1920


B.

1928


C.

1932


D.

1936




16. Who was the first female IPS officer in India?

A.

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit


B.

Anna Rajam Malhotra


C.

Kiran Bedi


D.

Indira Gandhi




17. Who was the first batsman to score a double century in a One Day International cricket?

A.

Sachin Tendulkar


B.

Virender Sehwag


C.

Rohit Sharma


D.

Sourav Ganguly




18. Name the first recipient of the Aadhaar card?

A.

Natasha Singh


B.

Kumar Rajesh


C.

Ganesh Sundaram


D.

Ranjana Sonawane




19. Who was the first Indian woman to become a Supreme Court judge?

A.

Anna Chandy


B.

Leila Seth


C.

Fathima Beevi


D.

Gyan Sudha Misra




20. Who was the first Prime Minister of India?

A.

Jawaharlal Nehru


B.

Gulzarilal Nanda


C.

Lal Bahadur Shastri


D.

Indira Gandhi




21. Who was the first woman Prime Minister of India?

A.

Pratibha Patil


B.

Indira Gandhi


C.

Sonia Gandhi


D.

Priyanka Gandhi




22. When was the PIN system first introduced in India?

A.

1956


B.

1988


C.

1972


D.

1992




23. Who was the first US president to visit India?

A.

Dwight D. Eisenhower


B.

Richard Nixon


C.

Jimmy Carter


D.

George W. Bush




24. Who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India?

A.

Nagendra Singh


B.

S. P. Sen Verma


C.

Kalyan Sundaram


D.

Sukumar Sen




25. Who was the first Law and Justice Minister of India?

A.

C. Rajagopalachari


B.

B. R. Ambedkar


C.

Lal Bahadur Shastri


D.

Vallabhbhai Patel




26. Who was the first Indian to become a member of the British parliament?

A.

Bal Gangadhar Tilak


B.

Gopal Krishna Gokhale


C.

Lala Lajpat Rai


D.

Dadabhai Naoroji




27. When was the first telegraph line started in India?

A.

1825


B.

1841


C.

1851


D.

1899




28. Who was the first Gupta king to issue silver coins?

A.

Chandragupta I


B.

Chandragupta II


C.

Samudragupta


D.

Kumargupta




29. Who was the first Miss World from India?

A.

Reita Faria


B.

Yasmin Daji


C.

Malathi Basappa


D.

Aishwarya Rai




30. Who is known as the first woman to drive a car in India?

A.

Alisha Abdullah


B.

Simone Tata


C.

Suzanne RD Tata


D.

Bertha Benz




31. Who was the first Speaker of the Lok Sabha?

A.

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy


B.

Hukam Singh


C.

M. A. Ayyangar


D.

Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar




32. Who was the first President of India?

A.

Zakir Husain


B.

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan


C.

Rajendra Prasad


D.

Varahagiri Venkata Giri




33. Who became the first person to get a pilot license in India?

A.

Jamsetji Tata


B.

Biju Patnaik


C.

J. R. D. Tata


D.

Ajay Ahuja




34. Who was awarded the first Param Vir Chakra?

A.

Karam Singh


B.

Piru Singh


C.

Jadunath Singh


D.

Somnath Sharma




35. Who was the first Indian to win the Man Booker Prize?

A.

Aravind Adiga


B.

Kiran Desai


C.

Arundhati Roy


D.

Rabindranath Tagore




36. Who was the first Indian to win an Oscar award?

A.

Resul Pookutty


B.

Bhanu Athaiya


C.

A. R. Rahman


D.

Gulzar




37. Who served as the First Deputy Prime Minister of India?

A.

Kamala Nehru


B.

Indira Gandhi


C.

Jawaharlal Nehru


D.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel




38. Who was the first Miss Universe from India?

A.

Sushmita Sen


B.

Lara Dutta


C.

Aishwarya Rai


D.

Priyanka Chopra




39. Who became the first woman president of the United Nations General Assembly?

A.

Aruna Asaf Ali


B.

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit


C.

Sarojini Naidu


D.

Padmaja Naidu




40. Where was the Electronic Voting Machine first used in India?

A.

Delhi


B.

Madhya Pradesh


C.

Rajasthan


D.

Kerala




41. Where was the first metro rail service introduced in India?

A.

Delhi


B.

Bengaluru


C.

Kolkata


D.

Mumbai




42. When was the first general election held in independent India?

A.

1950


B.

1951


C.

1952


D.

1953




43. Who was the first Indian Governor-General of Independent India?

A.

C. Rajagopalachari


B.

Dadabhai Naoroji


C.

Vallabhbhai Patel


D.

Rajendra Prasad




44. Which is the first Indian Institute of Technology(IIT)?

A.

IIT Bombay


B.

IIT Madras


C.

IIT Kanpur


D.

IIT Kharagpur




45. Name the first Indian to win an individual gold medal at the Olympic Games?

A.

Vijender Singh


B.

Abhinav Bindra


C.

Mary Kom


D.

Sakshi Malik




46. Who won the first edition of the Indian Premier League(IPL)?

A.

Mumbai Indians


B.

Deccan Chargers


C.

Rajasthan Royals


D.

Chennai Super Kings




47. Which was India's first mission to the Moon?

A.

Mangalyaan


B.

Chandrayaan-1


C.

Chandrayaan-2


D.

ASTROSAT




48. Which is the first month of the Saka calendar?

A.

Vaisakha


B.

Jyeshtha


C.

Asadha


D.

Chaitra




49. Jivraj Narayan Mehta was the first Chief Minister of which state?

A.

Rajasthan


B.

Uttar Pradesh


C.

Gujarat


D.

Madhya Pradesh




50. Who was the first Viceroy of India?

A.

Lord Canning


B.

Lord Ripon


C.

Lord Mountbatten


D.

Lord Irwin




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