Special Quiz On Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

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Special Quiz On Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Paying tribute to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam prepared by Scholastic World


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does "J" stand for in APJ Abdul Kalam?
    • A. 

      Jainulabdeen

    • B. 

      Jalaludeen

    • C. 

      Jamaludeen

    • D. 

      Jainudeen

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following is not written by APJ Abdul Kalam
    • A. 

      Wings of Fire

    • B. 

      Ignited Minds

    • C. 

      The Life Tree

    • D. 

      India of My Dreams

  • 3. 
    APJ Abdul Kalam was born on
    • A. 

      15 October 1931

    • B. 

      15 October 1932

    • C. 

      1 October 1935

    • D. 

      10 October 1933

  • 4. 
    Where did kalam born ?
    • A. 

      Trichy

    • B. 

      Rameswaram

    • C. 

      Tiruchirappalli

    • D. 

      Madras

  • 5. 
    APJ Abdul Kalam was elected President of India in the year
    • A. 

      2002

    • B. 

      2003

    • C. 

      2004

    • D. 

      2001

  • 6. 
    Dr. Abdul Kalam was the ........... President of India
    • A. 

      11th

    • B. 

      10th

    • C. 

      12th

    • D. 

      9th

  • 7. 
    Who was the Prime Minister of India when Dr. Abdul Kalam was elected as the president of India?
    • A. 

      Dr. Manmohan Singh

    • B. 

      H. D. Deve Gauda

    • C. 

      I K Gujral

    • D. 

      Atal Bihari Vajpayee

  • 8. 
    Which one of the following is the autobiography of Dr. Abdul Kalam
    • A. 

      Ignited Minds

    • B. 

      Wings of Fire

    • C. 

      My Struggle

    • D. 

      Turning Points: A journey through challenges

  • 9. 
    Which one of the following awards, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was a not a receipient?
    • A. 

      Padma Bhushan

    • B. 

      Padma Vibhushan

    • C. 

      Padma Shri

    • D. 

      Bharat Ratna

  • 10. 
    Name the opponent of Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam in the 2002 Presidential Elections
    • A. 

      Lakshmi Sahgal

    • B. 

      K R Narayan

    • C. 

      Prathibha Patil

    • D. 

      Pranab Mukherjee

  • 11. 
    Kalam succeeded ................... as President of India
    • A. 

      K R Narayan

    • B. 

      Prathibha Patil

    • C. 

      Shankar Dayal Sharma

    • D. 

      Pranab Mukherjee

  • 12. 
    Name the programme launched by Dr. Abdul Kalam for the youth of India
    • A. 

      What Can I Give Movement

    • B. 

      India Against Corruption

    • C. 

      Vision 2020

    • D. 

      Ignited Minds

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following is NOT true about Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam?
    • A. 

      He was a vegetarian

    • B. 

      He was a non-vegetarian

    • C. 

      He was a voracious reader

    • D. 

      He was a bachelor

  • 14. 
    The lecture Kalam was delivering at IIM Shillong on his day of death was
    • A. 

      The Livable Planet Earth

    • B. 

      Vision 2020

    • C. 

      India of My Dreams

    • D. 

      Envisioning and Empowered Nation

  • 15. 
    Kalam's 79th birthday was recognised as ........... by the United Nations
    • A. 

      World Student Day

    • B. 

      World Science Day

    • C. 

      Internatinal Scientist Day

    • D. 

      World Missile Day

  • 16. 
    Kalam received India's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna in the year
    • A. 

      1998

    • B. 

      1992

    • C. 

      1997

    • D. 

      1999

  • 17. 
    Which country declared 26 May as "Science Day" to commemorate Kalam's visit to the country
    • A. 

      Japan

    • B. 

      Switzerland

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      Singapore

  • 18. 
    In which year did Kalam receive Padma Vibhushan
    • A. 

      1997

    • B. 

      1990

    • C. 

      1992

    • D. 

      1993

  • 19. 
    "This was my first stage, in which I learnt leadership from three great teachers". Who among the following was NOT one among the three?
    • A. 

      Dr Vikram Sarabhai

    • B. 

      Prof Satish Dhawan

    • C. 

      Dr Brahm Prakash

    • D. 

      Raja Ramanna

  • 20. 
    Light from Many Lamps, a book that influence Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, was written by
    • A. 

      Lillian Eichler Watson

    • B. 

      Dr. Vikram Sarabhai

    • C. 

      Alexis Carrel

    • D. 

      William Butler Yeats

  • 21. 
    Name Alexi Carrel's book that influenced Dr. Abdul Kalam
    • A. 

      Man the Unknown

    • B. 

      Arms and the Man

    • C. 

      Light from Many Lamps

    • D. 

      A Little Dream

  • 22. 
    Who among the following conferred Bharat Ratna to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam?
    • A. 

      Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    • B. 

      K R Narayan

    • C. 

      R Venkataraman

    • D. 

      Shankar Dayal Sharma

  • 23. 
    Which one of the following about Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam is NOT true?
    • A. 

      Dr Kalam's first major project SLV 3-failed

    • B. 

      He used to distribute newspapers after school hours

    • C. 

      Dr. Kalam was a receipient of Veer Savarkar Award

    • D. 

      Kalam started his work as a Scientific Adviser to the President of India

  • 24. 
    Which one of the following books by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam is NOT autobiographical in nature?
    • A. 

      Wings of Fire

    • B. 

      Ignited Minds

    • C. 

      You Are Born To Blossom

    • D. 

      Transcendence

  • 25. 
    Who among the following was the co-author of APJ Abdul Kalam's book "Envisioning an Empowered Nation"?
    • A. 

      Arun Tiwari

    • B. 

      Arun Shourie

    • C. 

      Y.S Rajan

    • D. 

      Sivathanu Pillai

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