General Awareness: Famous Personalities Set 2

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 227

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  • 1. 
    The name of Pierre Cardin is associated with which of the following fields?
    • A. 

      Painting

    • B. 

      Films

    • C. 

      Pop Music

    • D. 

      Fashion Designing

  • 2. 
    Who is well known collector of artefacts and curios?
    • A. 

      Wadeyar

    • B. 

      Salar Jung

    • C. 

      Rabindra Nath Togore

    • D. 

      Motilal Nehru

  • 3. 
    Ms. Vijaya Mehta has earned distinction in which of the field?
    • A. 

      Theater

    • B. 

      Film Direction

    • C. 

      Classical Dance

    • D. 

      Journalism

  • 4. 
    Dr. M. S. Swaminathan has distinguished himself in which of the following fields?
    • A. 

      Agriculture

    • B. 

      Medicine

    • C. 

      Astrophysics

    • D. 

      Physics

  • 5. 
    Satyen Bose has shown his excellence in which of the following fields?
    • A. 

      Stage Acting

    • B. 

      Drawing and Painting

    • C. 

      Classical Dance

    • D. 

      Motion Picture

  • 6. 
    Charles Correa has distinguished himself in which of the following fields?
    • A. 

      Painting

    • B. 

      Ballet

    • C. 

      Architecture

    • D. 

      Western Music

  • 7. 
    Who declared that his ultimate aim was to wipe 'every tear from every eye'?
    • A. 

      Rajendra Prasad

    • B. 

      Sardar Patel

    • C. 

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • D. 

      Mahatma Gandhi

  • 8. 
    Ashok Pandit is known for his outstanding performance in which field?
    • A. 

      Wrestling

    • B. 

      Kabaddi

    • C. 

      Shooting

    • D. 

      Swimming

  • 9. 
    Who among the following is a social activist campaigning against child labour?
    • A. 

      Baba Amte

    • B. 

      Shabana Amzi

    • C. 

      Mira Nair

    • D. 

      Swami Agnivesh

  • 10. 
    Pandit K. G. Ginde, was well known for his contribution in the field of?
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      Sanskrit

    • C. 

      Dance

    • D. 

      Ayurveda

  • 11. 
    Who fits with this description 'Indian Cotton merchant, Banker, Congressman, a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi'?
    • A. 

      M. R. Jayakar

    • B. 

      V. S. Sastri

    • C. 

      G. D. Birla

    • D. 

      Jamanlal Bajaj

  • 12. 
    Pandit Jasraj has established his reputation in which of the following fields?
    • A. 

      Music

    • B. 

      Literature

    • C. 

      Sanskrit

    • D. 

      Dance

  • 13. 
    Ustad Nisar hussain Khan earned distinction in which of the following fields?
    • A. 

      Vocal Music

    • B. 

      Instrumental music

    • C. 

      Acting

    • D. 

      Classical dance

  • 14. 
    R. K. Laxman is a renowned
    • A. 

      Dance master

    • B. 

      Writer

    • C. 

      Cartoonist

    • D. 

      Journalist

  • 15. 
    Dr. Amiya Chakravarthy is known for his
    • A. 

      Work in the Chipko movement

    • B. 

      Composing music for Ray's films

    • C. 

      Being literary Secretary to R. N. Tagore

    • D. 

      Patenting a living organism

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