Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Atal Bihari Vajpayee Quiz | Great Personality of India

1. Where did Atal Bihari Vajpayee born?

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.

4. How many times Vajpayee was elected to the Lok Sabha (the lower house of India's Parliament)?

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?

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?

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?
[B]Veer Arjun

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