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Quiz on Indian Personalities - 5

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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. After whom is the planetarium near Jyotisar, Haryana named?

a. Rakesh Sharma

b. Kalpana Chawla

c. Aryabhatta

d. Abdul Kalam


2. What is the name of the handwoven natural fibre that Gandhiji used to spin on his chakra?

a. Ahimsa

b. Charki

c. Khakhi

d. Khadi


3. Which Indian King called 'Sandrakottos' by the Greeks?

a. Ashoka

b. Prithviraj Chauhan

c. Chandragupta Maurya

d. Chhatrapathi Shivaji


4. Which health institution was started by the physician PS Varier?

a. Dream Yoga Center

b. Namboodiri Medicines

c. Schwabe Group

d. Kotakkal Arya Vaidya Sala


5. Who is fondly called the 'Father of Indian Cinema'?

a. Dadasaheb Phalke

b. Yash Chopra

c. Ellis Dungan

d. Satyajit Ray


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Answers

1. After whom is the planetarium near Jyotisar, Haryana named?

a. Rakesh Sharma

b. Kalpana Chawla

c. Aryabhatta

d. Abdul Kalam

Did You Know? The Planetarium is named after Kalpana Chawla who lost her life in a space shuttle disaster. She hails from the state of Haryana. Read more about it in this link.

2. What is the name of the handwoven natural fibre that Gandhiji used to spin on his chakra?

a. Ahimsa

b. Charki

c. Khakhi

d. Khadi

Did You Know? Khadi means handspun and handwoven cloth. Gandhiji started the Khadi movement and asked people to weave their own clothes to give Indians the spirit of self-reliance and independence. Gandhi also saw it as the end of the dependence on foreign clothes and materials. Read more about it in this link.

3. Which Indian King called 'Sandrakottos' by the Greeks?

a. Ashoka

b. Prithviraj Chauhan

c. Chandragupta Maurya

d. Chhatrapathi Shivaji


Did You Know? Chandragupta Maurya was the founder of the Maurya Dynasty and is credited with setting up the first Pan-India empire. He was aided by his mentor Chanakya. Read more about it in this link.

4. Which health institution was started by the physician PS Varier?

a. Dream Yoga Center

b. Namboodiri Medicines

c. Schwabe Group

d. Kotakkal Arya Vaidya Sala


Did You Know? Ayurveda forms a major part of tourism in Kerala which became prominent after the Kotakkal Arya Vaidya Sala was started by PS Varier.

Read more about it in this link.

5. Who is fondly called the 'Father of Indian Cinema'?

a. Dadasaheb Phalke

b. Yash Chopra

c. Ellis Dungan

d. Satyajit Ray


Did You Know? Dadasaheb Phalke not only created the first silent film of India but also established the Marathi film industry.

Read more about it in this link.

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