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Quiz on Indian Personalities - 7

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1. Who was appointed as the first Indian director of the Indian Institute of Sciences?

a. JRD Tata

b. CV Raman

c. Abdul Kalam

d. Homi Bhabha


2. Who established the Indian Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in India?

a. Jagadish Chandra Bose

b. Homi Bhabha

c. CV Raman

d. Abdul Kalam


3. Who founded the Brahmo Samaj?

a. Devendranath Tagore

b. Satyajit Ray

c. Aurobindo Ghosh

d. Rajaram Mohan Roy


4. Who was born as Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in Skopje, Macedonia?

a. Sonia Gandhi

b. Princess Diana

c. Sister Nivedhita

d. Mother Teresa


5. Bengalis celebrate which great Indian's birthday on ‘Panchishe Baisakh' or the 25th day of Baisakh?

a. Kazi Nazrul Islam

b. Rabindranath Tagore

c. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

d. Satyendranth Tagore


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Answers

1. Who was appointed as the first Indian director of the Indian Institute of Sciences?

a. JRD Tata

b. CV Raman

c. Abdul Kalam

d. Homi Bhabha

Did You Know? When CV Raman joined the Indian Institute of Sciences, it had only four departments: General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Electrical Technology. Raman instituted the Physics department and was its sole faculty member for a time. Read more about it in this link.

2. Who established the Indian Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in India?

a. Jagadish Chandra Bose

b. Homi Bhabha

c. CV Raman

d. Abdul Kalam

Did You Know? CV Raman also instituted the Raman Research Institute where he worked until his last breath. He was also the first Indian director of the Indian Institute of Sciences. Read more about it in this link.

3. Who founded the Brahmo Samaj?

a. Devendranath Tagore

b. Satyajit Ray

c. Aurobindo Ghosh

d. Rajaram Mohan Roy


Did You Know? Rajaram Mohan Roy established Brahmo Samaj, India's first social reform organisation. Brahmo Samaj discarded meaningless rites and rituals and was also crucial in the abolition of Sati in 1829. Read more about it in this link.

4. Who was born as Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu in Skopje, Macedonia?

a. Sonia Gandhi

b. Princess Diana

c. Sister Nivedhita

d. Mother Teresa


Did You Know? Mother Teresa was the founder of the Order of the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic congregation of women dedicated to helping the poor. Considered one of the 20th Century's greatest humanitarians, she was canonized as Saint Teresa of Calcutta in 2016.

Read more about it in this link.

5. Bengalis celebrate which great Indian's birthday on ‘Panchishe Baisakh' or the 25th day of Baisakh?

a. Kazi Nazrul Islam

b. Rabindranath Tagore

c. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

d. Satyendranth Tagore


Did You Know? Rabindra Jayanti is celebrated on the 25th day of the Bengali month of Boishakh or Pochishe Boishakh - as it is known in Bengali since the novelist-musician was born on this day of the year 1268 (1861 AD) of the Bengali calendar.

Read more about it in this link.


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