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Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Quiz | Great Personality of India

1. Where did Atal Bihari Vajpayee born?
[A]Gwalior
[B]Lucknow
[C]Balia
[D]Kanpur


2. When did Atal Bihari Vajpayee born?
[A]25 December 1922
[B]25 December 1923
[C]25 December 1924
[D]25 December 1925


3. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Indian statesman, was the ________ Prime Minister of India.
[A]8th
[B]9th
[C]10th
[D]11th


4. How many times Vajpayee was elected to the Lok Sabha (the lower house of India's Parliament)?
[A]Six
[B]Seven
[C]Eight
[D]Nine


5. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was one amongst the founder members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which was earlier known as?
[A]Bhartiya Jana Sangharsh
[B]Jana Sangh
[C]Jana Shakti
[D]Rashtriya Swyamsevak Sangh


6. In which year Vajpayee became the first person to deliver a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in Hindi?
[A]1975
[B]1977
[C]1979
[D]1981


7. Vajpayee served as the Prime Minister of India from 1996 to 2004 in three non-consecutive terms. What was the duration of first term?
[A]13 Days
[B]13 Months
[C]18 Months
[D]2 Years


8. In 2001, the Vajpayee government launched a movement aimed at improving the quality of education in primary and secondary schools. Name it.
[A]Balika Shiksha Abhiyan
[B]Prathmic Shiksha Abhiyan
[C]Saksharta Abhiyan
[D]Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan


9. Who, during his speech in the Rajya Sabha, referred Vajpayee as the Bhishma Pitamah of Indian Politics?
[A]Lal Krishna Advani
[B]Manmohan Singh
[C]Jawaharlal Nehru
[D]P V Narsimha Rao


10. In which year Atal Bihari Vajpayee was awarded Padma Vibhushan?
[A]1992
[B]1993
[C]1994
[D]1995


11. Atalji was the Minister of what in the cabinet of Morarji Desai?
[A]Minister of External Affairs
[B]Minister of Finance
[C]Home Minister
[D]Minister of Defence


12. Which of the following is not edited by Atal Bihari Vajpaye?
[A]Swadesh
[B]Veer Arjun
[C]Saamna
[D]Panchjanya


13. Impressed by Atalji's oratorial skills, who predicted that Vajpayee would someday become India's Prime Minister?
[A]Jawaharlal Nehru
[B]Lal Bahadur Shastri
[C]Gulzarilal Nanda
[D]Morarji Desai


14. Under the leadership of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, India became the nuclear power by conducting five underground nuclear tests in May 1998. Where did these tests happened?
[A]Chandipur, Orissa
[B]Kargil, Jammu and Kashmir
[C]Tarapur, Maharashtra
[D]Pokhran, Rajasthan


15. The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana or PMGSY is a nationwide plan in India to provide good all-weather road connectivity to unconnected villages. It is the only successful govt yojna, after independence. Its Nitin Gadkari's brainchild & he wanted to name "Atal Bihari Gram Sadak Yojna" but Mr.Atal Bihari Vajpayee declined and instead named "Pradhan Mantri Graam Sadak Yojna". When was it begun?
[A]1 May 2000
[B]2 October 2000
[C]25 December 2000
[D]30 January 2001


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