Teachers' Day In India Quiz!

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In India, we celebrate this day on the birthday of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. He was a man of many good qualities and a favorite teacher among students. He requested that his birthday should be celebrated as an honorable day for all the teachers in the country. So, in a nutshell, we celebrate Teachers' Day because teachers have been the architect of society, and without them, no society can walk in the path of progression.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In India, on the eve of Teachers Day, the National Awards are given to the Teachers on September 5. The award is given as a public gratitude to praiseworthy teachers working in the primary schools, middle schools and secondary schools. Who give this award to the teachers?

    • A.

      Prime Minister of India

    • B.

      President of India

    • C.

      Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh

    • D.

      AICTE Head

    Correct Answer
    B. President of India
    Explanation
    The President of India gives the National Awards to teachers on the eve of Teachers Day. This award is a way to express public gratitude and recognize the commendable work of teachers in primary, middle, and secondary schools. The President, as the head of state, holds the authority to confer these prestigious awards to deserving teachers across the country.

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  • 2. 

    In India, Teachers' Day is also known as?

    • A.

      Vidyarthi Divas

    • B.

      Shikshak Divas

    • C.

      Swatantrata Divas

    • D.

      Gyan Divas

    Correct Answer
    B. Shikshak Divas
    Explanation
    Teachers' Day in India is known as "Shikshak Divas" because "Shikshak" means teacher in Hindi. This day is celebrated on 5th September every year to honor and appreciate the contributions of teachers in shaping the future of students. It is a day to acknowledge the hard work and dedication of teachers and express gratitude towards them.

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  • 3. 

    India celebrates the birthday of Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan’s as?

    • A.

      Children’s day

    • B.

      Teachers’ day

    • C.

      Writers' Day

    • D.

      Scholar’s day

    Correct Answer
    B. Teachers’ day
    Explanation
    Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan was a renowned philosopher, scholar, and teacher who served as the President of India. He believed in the importance of education and played a significant role in shaping the education system in India. In honor of his contributions to the field of education, India celebrates his birthday as Teachers' day. This day is dedicated to recognizing and appreciating the hard work and dedication of teachers in shaping the future of the nation.

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  • 4. 

    Every year on September 5th, the praiseworthy teachers working in the primary schools, middle schools and secondary schools are awarded National awards by the President of India. The distribution of National awards to teachers was instituted in which year?

    • A.

      1952

    • B.

      1985

    • C.

      1958

    • D.

      1960

    Correct Answer
    C. 1958
    Explanation
    The distribution of National awards to teachers was instituted in 1958.

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  • 5. 

    He was awarded the Bharat Ratna in the year 1954. He was appointed a Knight Bachelor in the year 1931 and was elected the fellow of British Academy in the year 1938. India celebrates Teachers Day on his birthday. Who is he?

    • A.

      Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

    • B.

      A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

    • C.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • D.

      Rabindranath Tagore

    Correct Answer
    A. Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
    Explanation
    Dr. S. Radhakrishnan is the correct answer because he was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1954, appointed a Knight Bachelor in 1931, and elected a fellow of the British Academy in 1938. Additionally, India celebrates Teachers Day on his birthday, indicating his significant contribution to the field of education.

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  • 6. 

    Read the following statements about Dr. Radhakrishnan and tell which is correct:

    • A.

      He became the first Vice President of India.

    • B.

      He was elected to the constituent assembly of India.

    • C.

      In 1954 he was awarded with Bharat Ratna.

    • D.

      He had received the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in 1961.

    • E.

      All the above are correct.

    Correct Answer
    E. All the above are correct.
    Explanation
    All the statements mentioned about Dr. Radhakrishnan are correct. He indeed became the first Vice President of India. He was also elected to the constituent assembly of India. In 1954, he was awarded the Bharat Ratna, which is India's highest civilian award. Additionally, he received the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in 1961.

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  • 7. 

    University Education Commission was formed in which year?

    • A.

      1928

    • B.

      1935

    • C.

      1948

    • D.

      1950

    Correct Answer
    C. 1948
    Explanation
    The University Education Commission was formed in 1948.

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  • 8. 

    In 1931 Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan became the Vice Chancellor of which University?

    • A.

      Mysore University

    • B.

      Andhra University

    • C.

      Karnataka University

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Andhra University
    Explanation
    Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan became the Vice Chancellor of Andhra University in 1931.

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