Indian Famous Personalities GK MCQs


Questions and Answers Type:MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions).
Main Topic:General Knowledge.
Sub-topic:Indian Famous Personalities.
Number of Questions:5 Questions with Answers.

Indian Famous Personalities MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) with answers for various state exams and UPSC civil services, SSC, banking, MPSC, UPPSC, MPPSC etc. Exams. Learn and prepare Objective type Questions on Indian Famous Personalities.

1. Mahatma Gandhi is a well-known Indian famous personality worldwide. Who gave the title 'Mahatma' to Gandhi?

  1. Rabindranath Tagore.
  2. Subhas Chandra Bose.
  3. Mother Teresa.
  4. Dr. B R Ambedkar.

Answer: (a) Rabindranath Tagore.

Solution: Rabindranath Tagore gave the title 'Mahatma' to Gandhi in 1915 while writing his autobiography after the letter called him Gurudev.

2. Where was Dr. B R Ambedkar born?

  1. Jabalpur.
  2. Khandwa.
  3. Gwalior.
  4. Mhow.

Answer: (d) Mhow.

Solution: Dr B R Ambedkar was born in Mhow, a town in the Indore district in Madhya Pradesh, India. The town was renamed Dr Ambedkar Nagar in 2003 by the Government of Madhya Pradesh.

3. “The Nightingale of India” was given to Sarojini Naidu by

  1. Jawaharlal Nahru.
  2. Subhas Chandra Bose.
  3. Mahatma Gandhi.
  4. Rabindranath Tagore.

Answer: (c) Mahatma Gandhi.

Solution: Mahatma Gandhi gave the title “The Nightingale of India” to Sarojini Naidu.

4. When was Swami Vivekananda born?

  1. 12th February 1869.
  2. 12th January 1863.
  3. 12th October 1868.
  4. 12th October 1867.

Answer: (b) 12th January 1863.

Solution: Swami Vivekananda was born on 12th January 1863. The original name of Swami Vivekananda was Narendranath Datta, born in Calcutta (now Kolkata).

5. The first Indian to become a member of parliament in the House of Commons in London was

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru.
  2. Mahatma Gandhi.
  3. Dadabhai Naoroji.
  4. Surendranath Banerjee.

Answer: (c) Dadabhai Naoroji.

Solution: Dadabhai Naoroji also known as the 'Grand Old Man of India', was the first Indian to become a member of parliament in the House of Commons in London.