Rajiv Gandhi Quizzes & Trivia

Rajiv Gandhi was the seventh Prime Minister of India and served from 1984 till his assassination in 1991. His maternal grandfather, Jawaharlal Nehru, was the first Prime Minister of India while his mother Indira Gandhi the third. He was a professional pilot of the state-owned Indian Airlines and married his college sweetheart Antonia Maino, in 1968. His wife changed her name to Sonia Gandhi and is currently the President of the Indian National Congress.
 
Rahul Gandhi’s political days were tainted with controversies including the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Bhopal disaster and the Shah Bano case. In mid-1987, the Bofors scandal damaged his honest, corruption-free image and resulted in a major defeat for his party in the 1989 elections. He was assassinated by a suicide bomber of LTTE - erstwhile terrorist outfit of Sri Lanka. Do you know how Rahul Gandhi, currently Member of Parliament, is related to him? Find out by participating in our Rajiv Gandhi quizzes.
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How much do you know about Rajiv Gandhi? He was one of the youngest Prime ministers that India has ever had and took up the position after his mother, who was the prime minister, was assassinated. Take up this interesting quiz...

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 3004   |  Last updated: Oct 7, 2019
  • Sample Question
    Rajiv Gandhi met his future wife while the duo were studying at Cambridge. What part-time was Sonia Gandhi doing at the time?