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Quiz on Indian Personalities - 6

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1. Who is fondly called the 'Iron Girl of Andhra Pradesh'?

a. Sarojini Naidu

b. PV Sindhu

c. Karnam Malleshwari

d. Sania Mirza


2. Who was the last Nizam of Hyderabad?

a. Mir Mahbub Ali Khan

b. Mir Osman Ali Khan

c. Mir Tahniyath Ali Khan

d. Mir Farqunda Ali Khan


3. Who established the Mysore Iron and Steel Limited at Bhadravathi in 1923?

a. JRD Tata

b. Krishnappa Wodeyar

c. M Vishvesvaraya

d. Rajat Birla


4. Found in the Indian Institute of Sciences, Bengaluru, this is the replica of the spectrograph that was used by which Nobel prize-winning scientist?

Spectrograph

a. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

b. S Chandrasekhar

c. Jagdish Chandra Bose

d. CV Raman


5. Whose Nobel-winning experiments started on the deck of a ship in 1921 that led to the study of the scattering of light by liquids on his return to India?

a. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

b. S Chandrasekhar

c. Jagdish Chandra Bose

d. CV Raman


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Answers

1. Who is fondly called the 'Iron Girl of Andhra Pradesh'?

a. Sarojini Naidu

b. PV Sindhu

c. Karnam Malleshwari

d. Sania Mirza

Did You Know? Karnam Malleshwari won the bronze medal in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Read more about it in this link.

2. Who was the last Nizam of Hyderabad?

a. Mir Mahbub Ali Khan

b. Mir Osman Ali Khan

c. Mir Tahniyath Ali Khan

d. Mir Farqunda Ali Khan

Did You Know? Since Mir Osman Ali Khan refused to surrender the Princely state of Hyderabad to Independent India, Sardar Patel launched Operation Polo in 1948 and successfully annexed the state of Hyderabad. Read more about it in this link.

3. Who established the Mysore Iron and Steel Limited at Bhadravathi in 1923?

a. JRD Tata

b. Krishnappa Wodeyar

c. M Vishvesvaraya

d. Rajat Birla


Did You Know? The Mysore Iron and Steel Company was the first public sector steel company in India. Today, it is known as the Vishvesvaraya Iron and Steel Limited. Read more about it in this link.

4. Found in the Indian Institute of Sciences, Bengaluru, this is the replica of the spectrograph that was used by which Nobel prize-winning scientist?

Spectrograph

a. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

b. S Chandrasekhar

c. Jagdish Chandra Bose

d. CV Raman


Did You Know? The spectrograph was used by CV Raman and his student K S Krishnan to observe the phenomenon now known as the Raman Effect. The replica was built by PS Narayanan, Sir CV Raman's last student.

Read more about it in this link.

5. Whose Nobel-winning experiments started on the deck of a ship in 1921 that led to the study of the scattering of light by liquids on his return to India?

a. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

b. S Chandrasekhar

c. Jagdish Chandra Bose

d. CV Raman


Did You Know? It resulted in the discovery of the Raman Effect which won him the Nobel Prize in 1930. He was the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize in the sciences.

Read more about it in this link.

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