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Quiz on Indian Personalities - 3

Updated: Jun 21

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Dive into the latest quiz by our quizmasters and discover fascinating facts about the lives and legacies of notable figures who have left an indelible mark on the nation. From freedom fighters to cultural icons, this quiz will challenge your understanding and appreciation of India's rich history. So, what are you waiting for?


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1. Which disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa founded the Ramakrishna Mission?

a. Swami Sai Baba

b. Swami Chinmaya c. Swami Vivekananda

d. Swami Shankaracharya


2. Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is the founder of which movement in India?

a. Chipko Movement

b. Bilari Movement

c. Dravidian Movement

d. Sankirtan Movement


3. Who is called the 'Father of Indian Ornithology'?

a. Allan Octavian Hume

b. Dr. Salim Ali

c. Pakshi Raja

d. Romulus Whitaker


4. Which Indian Freedom Fighter founded the Benaras Hindu University in 1916?

a. Rajagopalachari

b. Madan Mohan Malviya

c. Bhimsen Joshi

d. CV Raman


5. Which television channel was started by Prannay Roy and his wife Radhika Roy in New Delhi?

a. NDTV

b. Aaj Tak

c. BBC

d. CNBC

(Scroll down for the answers)



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Answers

1. Which disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahamsa founded the Ramakrishna Mission?

a. Swami Sai Baba

b. Swami Chinmaya

c. Swami Vivekananda

d. Swami Shankaracharya

Did You Know? The Ramakrishna Mission is based on the principles of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa. It was founded by Swami Vivekananda. Read more about it in this link.

2. Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu is the founder of which movement in India?

a. Chipko Movement

b. Bilari Movement

c. Dravidian Movement

d. Sankirtan Movement

Did You Know? Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was a devotee of Lord Krishna. He arrived at Mayapur, West Bengal, and introduced the people to Sankirtan - the concept by which chanting of Lord Krishna's name will help one attain spiritual perfection. He later started the ISKCON. Read more about it in this link.

3. Who is called the 'Father of Indian Ornithology'?

a. Allan Octavian Hume

b. Dr. Salim Ali

c. Pakshi Raja

d. Romulus Whitaker


Did You Know? Allan Octavian Hume is also one of the founders of the Indian National Congress. His collection of bird specimens, eggs, nests, journals, and papers remains the single largest donation made to the British Natural History Museum from anywhere in the world. Read more about it in this link.

4. Which Indian Freedom Fighter founded the Benaras Hindu University in 1916?

a. Rajagopalachari

b. Madan Mohan Malviya

c. Bhimsen Joshi

d. CV Raman


Did You Know? Dr. Annie Beasant also played an important role in establishing this university. It has immensely contributed to the development of India.

Read more about it in this link.

5. Which television channel was started by Prannay Roy and his wife Radhika Roy in New Delhi?

a. NDTV

b. Aaj Tak

c. BBC

d. CNBC


Did You Know? NDTV stands for New Delhi Television. It was the first channel in India to air a private news broadcast. 'The World This Week' was the most popular program by them.

Read more about it in this link.

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