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Famous Personalities Quiz

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#1. What have Mother Teresa, Lech Walesa, Betty Williams, Albert Schweitzer, Henry Kissinger and Menachem Begin got in common?

#2. Who is the father of Geometry?

#3. This diplomat was the first woman to hold a Cabinet post in India. She was also the first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly. Identify her.

#4. Identify the picture of the first Indian to go to space.

#5. Which eminent scientist's counsel did Helen Keller's parents seek regarding her education?

#6. Who among the following was known as "Little Corporal"?

Napoleon was called Le Petit Caporal, but the nickname, translated as “The Little Corporal,” was not meant as a reflection of his stature. It was intended as a term of affection by his soldiers.

#7. Who was the first indian woman to scale the Mount Everest?

#8. This scientist's greatest achievement was a discovery about black holes in 1974 that shook the world of physics. He also wrote a book called "A Brief History of Time" in which he has explained concepts of physics with utmost clarity and lucidity.

#9. Michael Ferreira's name is associated with

#10. Which British Viceroy standardised the use of Indian Standard Time in 1905?

Indian Standard time is the time zone observed throughout India, with a time offset of UTC 05:30. India does not observe daylight saving time or other seasonal adjustments.

The decision was taken by the Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon, to use the 82.5° East meridian, which passed through Allahabad, to determine the Indian Standard Time. IST, which had been established in 1884, became the official time standard and it took effect on 1st January 1906.

#11. Identify the author of the book "Oliver Twist" from the following.

#12. This Indian social entrepreneur is popularly known as the ‘father of the white revolution’. His idea Operation Flood helped India gallop from a milk deficient country to being the highest producer in 1998. Can you identify him?

#13. Chandigarh's Rock Garden is the creation of

#14. This Sahitya Akademi award winner is the author of books like "Swami and Friends", "The English Teacher" and "The Guide". Identify him.

#15. The book "The Man who knew Infinity" by Robert Kanigel is the biography of




  1. Shinjana. B

    Shinjana. B 15/15
    I like this quiz so much because my knowledge is very improved i want so many quiz like this

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