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10 GK Questions on Famous Personalities of India

General knowledge about famous personalities of India is  very important for all aspirants of competitive exams like UPSC or SSC or Bank probationary officers’ exam .These famous  personalities  have made a difference to India in the fields of Politics, Dance and Music, Literature, Science, Religion, Industry, Cinema etc and contributed a lot to India’s Culture and Spirit. Here is ten questions , objective type , to enhance your general  knowledge on famous peronalities.

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Question 1
Consider the following international languages:   1. Arabic  2 French  3. Spanish   The correct sequence of the languages given above in the decreasing order of the number of their speakers is: 
A
3,1,2
B
1,3,2
C
3,2,1
D
1,2,3
Question 2
What is the common first digit of the number of the Superfast and Shatabdi trains regardless of zones presently running inIndia?    
A
0
B
1
C
2
D
3
Question 3
Which of the following Akademis is responsible for fostering the development of dance, drama and music inIndia?  
A
Lalit Kala Akademi
B
Sahitya Akademi
C
National School of Drama
D
Sangeet Akademi
Question 4
Which of these deals of Art of Warfare ?    
A
Kathakali
B
Bamboo dance of Meghalaya
C
Chhao of Mayurbhanj
D
Bhangra of Punjab
Question 5
Norman Ernest Borlaug, who is regarded as the father of the Green Revolution in India , is from which country 
A
) United States of America
B
Mexico
C
Australia
D
New Zealand
Question 6
Who among the followingIndiaorigin immigrants has become the Governor of Louisiana province of theUSAin 2007 ? 
A
Swaraj Paul
B
Laxmi Mittal
C
Vikram Pandit
D
Bobby Jindal
Question 7
Geeta Chandran is well known as a / an : 
A
Bharatnatyam
B
Classical Carnatic Vocalist
C
Film Director
D
Exponent of Violin
Question 8
Meghnad Saha is known for his contribution in which one of the following fields? 
A
Physics
B
Medical Science
C
Environmental Science
D
History
Question 9
Who among the following India origin immigrants has become the Governor of Louisiana province of the USA in 
A
Swaraj Paul
B
Laxmi Mittal
C
Vikram Pandit
D
Bobby Jindal
Question 10
The Indian scientist whose name is associated with the recent finding of  Higgs particle , a subatomic particle named after British scientist Peter Higgs is ....
A
Satyendranath Bose
B
Hargovind Khorana
C
Jagdish Chandra Bose
D
Meghnad Saha
Question 10 Explanation: 
Satyendranath Bose was a self-taught scholar who had a wide range of interests in varied fields including physics, mathematics, chemistry, biology, mineralogy, arts, literature and music.Back home, Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore dedicated his only book on science – Vishwa Parichay to him. The Government of India conferred the Padma Vibhushan award on Satyendranath Bose in 1954. At the age of 80, Bose suffered an unexpected and a severe heart attack and breathed his last on the 4th of February 1974.
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