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GK Questions – First in India

  • GK Questions – First in India
    1. Name of the first Atomic Submarine of India ?

I.N.S Chakra
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2. What is the name of first British to visit India ?

Hawkins
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3. Name of the first election commissioner of India ?

Sukumar Sen.
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4. Name of the first university of India ?

Nalanda University.
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5. Where is India’s First nuclear centre ?

Tarapur
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6. Name of the first Chinese pilgrim to visit India ?

Fa-hien
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7. Name of first foreign recipient of Bharat Ratna ?

Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
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8. Where was the first Post Office opened in India ?

Kolkata in 1727
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9. Name of the first deputy Prime Minister of India ?

Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
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10. Name of first Space Tourist of India ?

Santosh George
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11. Name of the first Aircraft Carrier Indian Ship ?

I.N.S. Vikrant
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12. Name of First Indian who reached south pole ?

Col. I K Bajaj
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13. Name of first Indian who won Billiards Trophy ?

Wilson Jones
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14. Name of the First Indian Prime Minister who resigned from Office ?

Moraji Desai
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15. First Indian recipient of Oscar Award ?

Bhanu Athaiya
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16. Name of the first Indian President to Die in office ?

Dr. Zakir Hussain
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17. Name of the First Indian Author to get the Anderson Award ?

Ruskin Bond
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18. Name of First Indian Missile ?

Prithvi
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19. Name of first Indian Pilot ?

J.R.D. Tata in 1929
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20. Name of the first Chief of Naval staff of India ?

Vice-Admiral R.D. Katari

Bring out the Incorrect statement:

Bring out the Incorrect statement:
[A] The officer responsible for the safe custody of land records during the Gupta period was known as Karanika
[B] Fa-Hien came to India during the reign of Chandragupta II
[C] Manusmriti was the first work to recognize the payment of officers by grants of land
[D] All are correct

Correct Answer: D [All are correct]

Gathas are most sacred of the texts of which of the following faiths?

[A] Zoroastrianism
[B] Jainism
[C] Confucianism
[D] Buddhism

Correct Answer: A [Zoroastrianism]

Who among the following was not among the 9 gems (Navratna) of the Vikramaditya’s court ?

[A] Vetalbhatt

[B] Amar Simha

[C] Kaalidasa

[D] Aryabhatta

Correct Answer: D [Aryabhatta]

Explanation:

9 gems of Vikrama ditya : Dhanwanthari, Kshapanaka, Amarasimha, Shankhu, Khatakarpara, Kalidasa, Vetalbhatt, Vararuchi, and Varahamihira

Bhagwati sutra is related to which of the following religions?

[A] Buddhism

[B] Jainism

[C] Hinduism

[D] Sikhism

Correct Answer: B [Jainism]

Bring out the Incorrect statement:

[A] The officer responsible for the safe custody of land records during the Gupta period was known as Karanika
[B] Fa-Hien came to India during the reign of Chandragupta II
[C] Manusmriti was the first work to recognize the payment of officers by grants of land
[D] All are correct

Correct Answer: D [All are correct]

Who among the following erected Gangaikonda Cholapuram ?

[A] Rajraja Chola
[B] Rajendra Chola I
[C] Mahendravarman I
[D] Gonka I

Correct Answer: B [Rajendra Chola I]
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