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Sunday, September 9, 2012

Dr. Verghese Kurien Quiz | Important Persons of India



1. What is the nickname of Verghese Kurien?
[A]AmulMan of India
[B]Whiteman of India
[C]Milkman of India
[D]Floodman of India


2. Where was Verghese Kurien born?
[A]Anand, Gujrat
[B]Calicut, Kerala
[C]Madras, Tamilnadu
[D]Mumbai, Maharashtra


3. When was Verghese Kurien born?
[A]26 November 1921
[B]19 September 1920
[C]29 November 1921
[D]9 December 1921


4. Verghese Kurien launched the largest dairy development program in the world. What was the name of this program?
[A]Operation Amul
[B]Operation White
[C]Operation Dugdhganga
[D]Operation Flood


5. Verghese Kurien was responsible for the creation and success of Amul brand of dairy products from which Co-operative society(He was the founding chairman of it)?
[A]Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF)
[B]Gujarat Co-operative Milk Federation (GCMF)
[C]Anand Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation (ACMMF)
[D]Gujarat Milk Producers Federation (GMPF)


6. Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri appointed Verghese Kurien as founder-chairman of the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) at Anand, Gujrat to replicate Amul's successes on a nationwide scale. In which year NDDB was formed?
[A]1964
[B]1965
[C]1966
[D]1967


7. Verghese Kurien wrote a book of the story of his life and how he shaped the dairy industry. What is the name of the book?
[A]It Happened In India
[B]Wings of Fire: An Autobiography
[C]I Too Had a Dream
[D]Dynamics of Rural Transformation


8. In which year Dr. Kurien was felicitated Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian award in the Republic of India?
[A]1973
[B]1988
[C]1999
[D]2006


9. In which year Dr. Kurien was awarded Ramon Magsaysay Award, an annual award established to perpetuate former Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay's example of integrity in government, courageous service to the people, and pragmatic idealism within a democratic society?
[A]1963
[B]1965
[C]1967
[D]1973


10. Dr Verghese Kurien married his neighbor's daughter. What is the name of his wife?
[A]Nirmala
[B]Padma
[C]Srimoyi
[D]Molly


11. On 9th September 2012, Father of India's White Revolution Dr Verghese Kurien passed away at Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital. Where did this hospital located?
[A]Anand, Gujrat
[B]Nadiad, Gujrat
[C]Calicut, Kerala
[D]Surat, Gujrat


12. When was Dr Kurien arrived in Anand as a dairy engineer appointed by government to look after the operations of Government Research Creamery?
[A]13 March 1949
[B]13 April 1949
[C]13 May 1949
[D]13 June 1949


13. Which Hindi film made by Shyam Benegal, was based on a story written jointly by Dr. Verghese Kurien (the Father of the White Revolution in India) and director Shyam Benegal?
[A]Gher Betha Ganga (Ganges at Doorsteps)
[B]Ankur
[C]Nishant
[D]Manthan


14. From which animal's milk Kurien and his team pioneered in inventing the process of making milk powder and condensed milk?
[A]Cow
[B]Buffalo
[C]Goat
[D]Both A & B


15. The World Food Prize is an international award recognizing the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. When was it awarded to Dr. Verghese Kurien?
[A]1973
[B]1979
[C]1989
[D]1999


1 comments:

MD September 12, 2012 at 12:19 AM  

I really admire this man...he is an achiever..hats off to him..He has really transformed the lives of many people..I was very much impress when I visited the AMUL factory..so organised and hygienic..May his soul Rest-in-peace..its a great lost to our country, India..!!

Meda D, Shillong