Do You Know Abdul Kalam?

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Do You Know Abdul Kalam? - Quiz

Abdul Kalam, the 11th president of India still has his name resonating in the hearts of Indian faithfuls and the world at large, his service and dedication is still inspiring lives till now. How well do you know him?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What did Abdul Kalam study in school?

    • A.

      Physics and Aerospace Engineering

    • B.

      Mathematics

    • C.

      Political Science

    • D.

      Acturial Science

    Correct Answer
    A. Physics and Aerospace Engineering
    Explanation
    Abdul Kalam studied Physics and Aerospace Engineering in school. This suggests that he had an interest in the field of science and technology, specifically in the subjects related to physics and aerospace. It also implies that he may have pursued a career in these fields, possibly contributing to advancements in aerospace technology and research.

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  • 2. 

    In which year was he born?

    • A.

      1930

    • B.

      1931

    • C.

      1932

    • D.

      1933

    Correct Answer
    B. 1931
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1931.

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  • 3. 

    In which year did he become president?

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      2002

    • D.

      2003

    Correct Answer
    C. 2002
    Explanation
    Based on the information given, it is stated that "he" became president in a specific year. Among the options provided, the only year mentioned is 2002. Therefore, the correct answer is 2002.

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  • 4. 

    In which year did he die?

    • A.

      2015

    • B.

      2014

    • C.

      2013

    • D.

      2012

    Correct Answer
    A. 2015
    Explanation
    The person referenced in the question died in the year 2015.

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  • 5. 

    What was his nickname while he worked as a scientist?

    • A.

      Indian's strongman

    • B.

      The missile man of India

    • C.

      The people's champion

    • D.

      The science champion

    Correct Answer
    B. The missile man of India
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The missile man of India." This nickname refers to his contribution and expertise in the field of missile technology. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam played a significant role in the development of India's missile program, particularly the Agni and Prithvi missiles. He was known for his dedication, leadership, and visionary approach in advancing India's defense capabilities. This nickname highlights his immense contribution to the field of science and technology, specifically in the area of missile development.

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  • 6. 

    What does the P in his name mean?

    • A.

      Pakir

    • B.

      Pakish

    • C.

      Pakesh

    • D.

      Pamarish

    Correct Answer
    A. Pakir
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Pakir. This is because the question is asking for the meaning of the letter "P" in his name, and out of the given options, only "Pakir" starts with the letter "P".

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  • 7. 

    What was the cause of his death?

    • A.

      Cancer

    • B.

      Cardiac Arrest

    • C.

      Tubercolosis

    • D.

      Malaria

    Correct Answer
    B. Cardiac Arrest
    Explanation
    The cause of his death was a cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart suddenly stops beating, leading to a lack of blood flow to the body's organs. This can be caused by various factors, such as heart disease, heart attack, or an electrical problem in the heart. It is a life-threatening condition that requires immediate medical attention.

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  • 8. 

    At a tender age, what did Abdul Kalam do to supplement his family's income?

    • A.

      Cobbler

    • B.

      Sold Newspapers

    • C.

      Sold cowries

    • D.

      Sold drinks

    Correct Answer
    B. Sold Newspapers
    Explanation
    Abdul Kalam supplemented his family's income by selling newspapers. This suggests that at a young age, he took up the responsibility of contributing to his family's financial needs by engaging in a small business. Selling newspapers would have allowed him to earn some money while also developing skills such as communication, sales, and customer service. This demonstrates his early entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to work hard to support his family.

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  • 9. 

    At what age did Abdul Kalam die?

    • A.

      80

    • B.

      81

    • C.

      82

    • D.

      83

    Correct Answer
    D. 83
    Explanation
    Abdul Kalam died at the age of 83.

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  • 10. 

    What was his father's occupation?

    • A.

      Boat owner and Imam

    • B.

      Scholar

    • C.

      Principal

    • D.

      Farmer

    Correct Answer
    A. Boat owner and Imam
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Boat owner and Imam. This means that the person's father was involved in the ownership of boats and also served as an Imam, which is a religious leader in Islam. It indicates that the person's father had a dual role, both in the business of owning boats and in leading religious services as an Imam.

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