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Question 1
During the Sepoy Mutiny, the queen who fought against the British was
A
Lakshmibai
B
Bhagirathibai
C
Nana Sahib
D
Durga devi
Question 2
When Gangadhar Rao married the Rani of Jhansi, she was only—— years old.
A
15
B
20
C
18
D
22
Question 3
Who among the following was named Manikarnika?
A
Mahasweta Devi
B
Rani Lakshmi Bai
C
Bhagirathi Bai
D
Kasthuri Bai
Question 4
Who said these words? “A nation without a vision is like a ship cruising on high seas without aim or direction”.
A
Gandhiji
B
Rajiv Gandhi
C
Jawaharlal Nehru
D
Indra Gandhi
Question 5
Who wrote the book ‘The Discovery of India’?
A
Vallabhai Patel
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Jawaharlal Nehru
D
Nethaji
Question 6
He knows what rules are necessary and the rules are made to be enforced. It would be wrong of me to override his rules and decisions of this kind. Who does “me” refer to in the lesson “The One Minute Apology”?
A
The Colonel
B
Edwin Stanton
C
Abraham Lincoln
D
Scott
Question 7
Helen Keller speaks about the word …… in “The Mystery of Language”.
A
Book
B
Water
C
Tree
D
Pencil
Question 8
Whose message is this? “Listen to the sounds of nature …….. Take goodcare of our fragile planet”.
A
Abdul Kalam
B
Kalpana Chawla
C
Saralabehn
D
Sunita Williams
Question 9
“If non-violence is the law of our being, the future is with women”. Who said this?
A
Bharathiyar
B
Gandhiji
C
Nethaji
D
Nehru
Question 10
Lakshmibai is the most famous Indian woman to have defied the British
A
Opposed
B
Accepted
C
Considered
D
Joined
Question 10 Explanation: 
Synonyms –> Opposed Antonyms –> Accepted
Question 11
…….arrival changed the life of HelenKeller.
A
Kate’s
B
Mabel’s
C
Anne Sullivan’s
D
Mother’s
Question 12
Anne Sullivan came to teach Helen Keller at the age of
A
11
B
20
C
21
D
12
Question 13
Whose father is ‘Banarsi Dass’?
A
Hellen Keller
B
Dr. Salim Ali
C
Kalpana Chawla
D
Subash Chandra Bose
Question 14
Kalpana Chawla was born on ………
A
16th of January 2003
B
21st of July 1969
C
1st of July 1961
D
1st of July 1976
Question 15
Choose the correct answer In which year, Kalpana Chawla’s path to the Milky way was paved?
A
1995
B
1993
C
1994
D
1994
Question 16
” …… The journey matters as much as the goal”. Who said this?
A
Kesavan Nair
B
Portia
C
Kalpana Chawla
D
Mrs. Hendorson
Question 17
Fill in the blank with the correct option Gandhi married in………..
A
1800
B
1882
C
1889
D
1887
Question 18
…………………….is probably the most famous Indian woman to defy the British.
A
Lakshmibai
B
Lalitha
C
Latha
D
Radha
Question 19
True morality consists, not in following the beaten track, but in finding out the true path for ourselves … These lines are from the lesson—–
A
To The Land of Snow
B
Hiroshima
C
Mark of Vishnu
D
The Ceaseless Crusader
Question 20
What type of essay does the lesson ‘Bon Voyage’ refer to?
A
Narrative
B
Descriptive
C
Biographical
D
Imaginative
Question 21
“The Ganges valley looked majestic” who uttered these words?
A
Portia
B
Kalpana Chawla
C
Antonio
D
Bassanio
Question 22
In which year did Subash Chandra Bose form the Indian National Army in Singapore?
A
1939
B
1943
C
1941
D
1938
Question 23
Find out who said this? “Often I have been asked if as a child I had ever dreamt of going into space”.
A
Kalpana Chawla
B
Sunitha Williams
C
Neil Armstrong
D
Rakesh Sharma
Question 24
Kalpana Chawla was born on
A
1st July 1950
B
1st July 1951
C
1st July 1960
D
1st July 1961
Question 25
In whose Biography do you find this statement “Listen to the sounds of nature. Take good care of our fragile planet”
A
Sunita Williams
B
Annie Louisa Walker
C
Douglas Malloch
D
Kalpana Chawla
Question 26
“If the women of Asia wake up they will dazzle the world”. Who said these words?
A
Julius Caesar
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
Mother Teresa
D
Mahatma Gandhi
Question 27
Select the correct option to complete the sentence : Ornithologists refer to people——-.
A
who study eyes
B
who study culture
C
who study fossil
D
who study birds
Question 28
From the lesson “Bon-Voyage” Her Passion to space exploration has made her an inspiration and an icon to every little Indian girl. Who is the icon mentioned here? Find out the correct answer from the options given below :
A
Sunitha Williams
B
Kalpana Chawla
C
Kiran Bedi
D
Kamala Das
Question 29
“The most beautiful things in the world Cannot be seen or even touched, but just felt in the heart”. In whose biography could you find these words?
A
Rabindranath Tagore
B
William Wordsworth
C
Helen Keller
D
Sarojini Naidu
Question 30
“Listen to the sounds of Nature …. Take care of our fragile planet ….” Who said this? Choose the right answer from the options given below
A
Edwin Bliss
B
Sanjay
C
Neil Armstrong
D
Kalpana Chawla
Question 31
‘Ahimsa means infinite love, which again means infinite capacity for suffering’. It also means——
A
Self- respect
B
Forgiveness
C
Liberty
D
Non-violence
Question 32
Choose the correct option and complete the following sentence: Kalpana Chawla married—–
A
an astronaut
B
a flight instructor
C
her neighbour
D
doctor
Question 33
Who among the following is an anti-apartheid revolutionary?
A
Abraham Lincoln
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Nelson Mandela
D
Helen Keller
Question 34
In which Indian state was Kalpana Chawla born?
A
Madhya Pradesh
B
Haryana
C
Punjab
D
Rajasthan
Question 35
“The Book of Indian Birds” is a famous work by
A
Zai Whitaker
B
Dr. Salim Ali
C
Paul Laurence Dunbar
D
Lakshmi Mukundan
Question 36
“She left India as a student, but she would see the nation of her birth, all of it, from hundreds of miles above” – Whose words are these?
A
Nelson Mandela
B
George W. Bush
C
Barack Obama
D
Manmohan Singh
Question 37
According to the Doctrine of Lapse, the British could take over the kingdom from an Indian ruler who
A
lost the war
B
lost the war
C
indulged in corruption
D
died because of a terrible disease
Question 38
What is the name of the Commander whose forgiveness Abraham Lincoln sought for being rude to him?
A
Colonel Scott
B
Colonel Henry
C
Colonel James
D
Colonel Wilson
Question 39
‘Jai Hindh’ – whose inspiring words of salutation are these?
A
Gokhale
B
Subhash Chandra Bose
C
Bala Gangadara Tilak
D
Mahatma Gandhi
Question 40
Identify the person who fought for the preservation of many important forests, like the Bharatpur, Bird sanctuary and Silent Valley.
A
Medha Patkar
B
Zai Whitaker
C
Dr. Salim Ali
D
Arundhathi Roy
Question 41
Pick out the statement which is wrong about Mahatma Gandhi.
A
Mahatma Gandhi was a ceaseless crusader of women’s equality
B
Gandhi was no advocate of blind adherence to tradition
C
Be was an extraordinary lover of truth
D
Gandhi considered women to be unfit for any position or task
Question 42
What is the name of the episode on Abraham Lincoln in the book “The war years Volume III”?
A
The comforts you have ·is the one you live
B
The money you spend is the one you live
C
The happiness you have is the one you live
D
The legacy you leave is the one you live
Question 43
“To call woman the weaker sex is a libel; It is man’s injustice to woman”. Who said these words about Women?
A
Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Swami Vivekananda
C
Rabindranath Tagore
D
Mahatma Gandhi
Question 44
Rani of Jhansi was associated with——
A
Battle of Plassey
B
Sepoy Mutiny
C
British Government
D
Indian National Congress
Question 45
“She left India as a student, but she would see the nation of her birth, all of it, from hundreds of miles above’ – George W.Bush spoke these lines about whom?
A
Kalpana Chawla
B
Sunita Williams
C
Meena Alexander
D
Chitra Diwakaruni ·
Question 46
“‘Ahimsa’ means infinite love, which again means infinite capacity for suffering”. The above is a quote by
A
Rabindranath Tagore
B
Abdul KaIam
C
Abdul KaIam
D
Mahatma Gandhiji
Question 47
Who said this? ‘Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacities’.
A
Kalpana Chawla
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Rani of Jhansi
D
Helen Keller
Question 48
Kalpana Chawla was born in
A
Pakistan
B
California
C
Karnal
D
Delhi
Question 49
‘Listen to the sounds of nature ….. Take good care of our fragile planet’. Who said this?
A
Dr. Salim Ali
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Kalpana Chawla
D
Jawaharlal Nehru
Question 50
Kalpana Chawla was a famous
A
astrologer
B
astronaut
C
teacher
D
doctor
Question 51
Who is the ‘Bird Man’ of India?
A
Dr. Abdul Kalam
B
Dr. Salim Ali
C
R.K. Narayanan
D
Thakazhi Sivasankaran Pillai
Question 52
In whose Biography do you find this statement? The wife is not the husband’s slave but his companion and his help mate
A
Pearl S. Buck
B
Mahatma Gandhi
C
Sarojini Naidu
D
Nelson Mandela
Question 53
Select the correct answer to complete the sentence from options given below : That Rani Lakshmibai travelled 24 hours at a stretch with her child on her back. speaks of ………
A
her dynamism and bravery
B
her desire to escape
C
her weakness
D
her selfishness
Question 54
Kalpana Chawla was born in which country?
A
China
B
Sri Lanka
C
India
D
America
Question 55
Choose the birth place of Kalpana Chawla
A
Bombay
B
Haryana (Karnal
C
Delhi
D
Thanjavur
Question 56
” the Journey matters as much as the goal-listen to the sounds of nature Take good care of our fragile planet”. These are the words of
A
Sunitha Williams
B
Rakhesh Sharma
C
Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
D
Kalpana Chawla
Question 57
Fill in the blank with the correct option. Dr. Salim Ali is an—-
A
Ornithologist
B
Opthalmologist
C
Opportunist
D
Oncologist
Question 58
“Any Tradition, however ancient, if inconsistent with morality, is fit to be banished from the land. Untouchability may be considered an ancient tradition. These words are said by
A
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Gokhale
C
Gandhiji
D
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Question 59
Tantia Tope, a childhood friend helped to fight against the British for which of the following celebrities.
A
Helen Keller
B
Rani of Jhansi
C
Subash Chandra Bose
D
Nelson Mandela
Question 60
“I could then see my reflection in the window and in the retina of my eye the whole earth and sky could be seen reflected” Who is the speaker?
A
Helen Keller
B
Sunita Williams
C
A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
D
Kalpana Chawla
Question 61
Which of the following is not true?
A
Chawla always spoke about travelling to the states
B
Chawla travelled about 760 hours in space
C
Chawla was assigned as Mission Specialist
D
Chawli’s inspiration to take up flying was JRD Tata
Question 62
Name the celebrity who is interested in ornithology.
A
Hope Spencer
B
Hussain Ali
C
Salim Ali
D
Brian Palten
Question 63
Who said this? If non-violence is the law of our being, the future is with women.
A
Mahatma Gandhi
B
Mother Teresa
C
Rajaram Mohan Roy
D
Subramania Bharathi
Question 64
Identify the option that contains the answer to the question given below : Subhas Chandra Bose was popularly known as ——
A
Chachaji
B
Babaji
C
Netaji
D
Dharamji
Question 65
“The journey matters as much as the goal. Listen to the sounds of nature …. ….Take good care of our fragile planet” Who gave this message to Indian children?
A
Mother Teresa
B
Kalpana Chawla
C
Sunita Williams
D
Kiran Bedi
Question 66
‘Ahimsa’ means infinite love, Which again means infinite capacity for suffering. Who but woman, the mother of man. Who uttered these words?
A
Nelson Mandela
B
Jawaharlal Nehru
C
Mahatma Gandhi
D
Swami Vivekananda
Question 67
In whose biography do you find this statement? ‘I would sweep them out of existence if I had the power’.
A
Jawaharlal Nehru
B
Nelson Mandela
C
Abraham Lincoln
D
Mahatma Gandhi
Question 68
Helen’s parents took her to
A
Davinci
B
Edison
C
Graham Bell
D
Albert Einstein
Question 69
‘Beni Madhav Das’ was the guru of
A
Manoj Das
B
Kamala Das
C
Netaji Subash Chandra Bose
D
Tagore
Question 70
At the age of —— Gandhi got married.
A
Eleven
B
Twelve
C
Twelve
D
Fifteen
Question 71
—— is about the study of birds.
A
Ophthalmology
B
Ornithology
C
Psychology
D
Geology
Question 72
Helen Keller lost her sight and hearing ability when she was —— years old.
A
Three
B
One
C
One and half
D
Two
Question 73
Match the following column (A) with column (B) :
Column A Column B
(a) Netaji 1. My experiments with truth
(b) Rani of Jhansi 2. NASA
(c) Kalpana Chawla 3. Indian National Army
(d) Mahatma Gandhi 4. Sepoy mutiny
A
2 3 4 1
B
1 3 2 4
C
3 4 2 1
D
3 1 2 4
Question 74
Gangadhar Rao married ——
A
Manikarnika
B
Mala
C
Mathi
D
Madhavi
Question 75
“Democracy is for the people by the people and of people” Who said this?
A
Abraham Lincoln
B
William Wordsworth
C
Gandhiji
D
Nehru
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  1. Question 37 WRONG
    According to the Doctrine of Lapse, the British could take over the kingdom from an Indian ruler who
    lost the war
    lost the war
    indulged in corruption
    died because of a terrible disease
    Options are wrong. Change it.crct answer not given

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