International Women's Day Quiz 2012

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International Women's Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women's achievements throughout history and across nations. Women's day 2012 is right here. Play and have fun. All the best! Wish you A Happy Women's Day


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    First Woman Speaker of the Indian Lok Sabha 

    • A.

      Meira Kumar

    • B.

      Jayalalitha

    • C.

      Sushma Swaraj

    • D.

      Kanimozhi

    Correct Answer
    A. Meira Kumar
    Explanation
    Meira Kumar is the correct answer because she was the first woman Speaker of the Indian Lok Sabha. She served as the Speaker from 2009 to 2014. Meira Kumar is a prominent Indian politician and a member of the Indian National Congress party. She has made significant contributions to the field of politics and has played a crucial role in the functioning of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament.

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  • 2. 

     First Indian Female president 

    • A.

      Smt. Pratibha Patil

    • B.

      Shweta Singh

    • C.

      Smt. Pratibha Kumari

    • D.

      Meira Kumar

    Correct Answer
    A. Smt. Pratibha Patil
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Smt. Pratibha Patil. She was the first Indian female president, serving from 2007 to 2012.

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  • 3. 

    The God of Small Things (1997) is the debut novel of Indian author

    • A.

      Kiran Desai

    • B.

      Arundhati Roy

    • C.

      Shashi Deshpande

    • D.

      Indira Goswami

    Correct Answer
    B. Arundhati Roy
    Explanation
    Arundhati Roy is the correct answer because she is the author of The God of Small Things. The novel, published in 1997, is her debut work and gained critical acclaim, winning the Man Booker Prize for Fiction in 1997. Arundhati Roy's writing style and storytelling in The God of Small Things captivated readers with its vivid portrayal of characters and exploration of themes such as love, family, and societal norms in Kerala, India.

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  • 4. 

    Kalpana Chawla was an Indian-American astronaut with NASA and one of seven crew members killed in the 

    • A.

      Space Shuttle Columbia disaster

    • B.

      Crash of a T-38

    • C.

      Training flight Crash

    • D.

      AI plane crash Mangalore

    Correct Answer
    A. Space Shuttle Columbia disaster
    Explanation
    Kalpana Chawla, an Indian-American astronaut, tragically lost her life in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster. The disaster occurred when the Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated during re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere, resulting in the death of all seven crew members on board. This event was a significant tragedy for NASA and the space exploration community, highlighting the risks and dangers associated with space travel.

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  • 5. 

    ___________ became  famous for her score of 214 runs in a Test match against England at Taunton.  Mithali the country's premier batswoman

    • A.

      Suraj Lata Devi

    • B.

      Heena Sidhu

    • C.

      Mithali Raj

    • D.

      Annu Raj Singh

    Correct Answer
    C. Mithali Raj
    Explanation
    Mithali Raj became famous for her score of 214 runs in a Test match against England at Taunton.

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  • 6. 

     2012 United Nation International Women's Day theme is 

    • A.

      Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty

    • B.

      Women and Human Rights

    • C.

      Investing in Women and Girls

    • D.

      Equal rights, equal opportunities: Progress for all

    Correct Answer
    A. Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Empower Rural Women – End Hunger and Poverty." This theme for the 2012 United Nations International Women's Day focuses on empowering rural women to help put an end to hunger and poverty. By providing rural women with the necessary resources, opportunities, and support, they can play a significant role in improving their own lives and the lives of their communities. This theme highlights the importance of gender equality and recognizes the potential of rural women in creating positive change.

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