First in India & World General Knowledge Questions and Answers

First in India and World General Knowledge

1. Where was the first session of the Constituent Assembly held —New Delhi
2. Who is the first person to set foot on Moon —Neil Armstrong
3. Which was the first talkie film of India —Alam Ara
4. Which was the first English ship that came to India —Red Dragon
5. Which was the first newspaper to be published in India —Bengal Gazette
6. At which one place did Mahatma Gandhi first start his Satyagraha in India —Champaran
7. By which ruler was the practice of military governorship first introduced in India —Greeks
8. Who was the first person to cross the Alps with army —Hannibal
9. The first railway line in India was opened in which year —1853
10. Which metal was first discovered by man —Copper
11. From when was the Zero Base Budgeting in India first experimented —April, 1987
12. Who was the first Indian woman President of the Indian National Congress —Sarojini Naidu
13. During India's Freedom Struggle, which led to the first 'All India Hartal' —Protest against Rowlatt Act
14. Which Rajputa king defeated Muhammad Ghori for the first time —Prithviraj III
15. Where were first Olympic Games held —776 B.C.
16. In which year was the first no confidence motion moved in the Lok Sabha after independence —1963
17. In which country was Buddhism first propogated outside India —Srilanka
18. Who was the first Indian to be honoured with a lifetime achievement Oscar Award —Satyajit Roy
19. By whom was Gene first isolated —Hargobind Khurana
20. Which was the first woman to climb Mount Everest —Junko Tabei
21. By whom was the Bhakti Movement first organised —Ramananda
22. Which first Europeans came to India —Portuguese
23. When did man first land on moon —1969
24. Which was the first woman Governor of a State in free India —Mrs. Sarojini Neidu
25. Who was the first General-Secretary of the Indian National Congress —Dadabhai Neoroii
26. Which is the first geostationary telecommunication satellite of India —APPLE
27. Which first Indian leader to undergo imprisonment in 1882 —Vijiaraghavachari
28. What is the duration of proclamation of Financial Emergency —At the first instance two months
29. Which was the first metal used by man —Copper
30. In which Aryans first settled —Punjab
31. The Asian Games were held in Delhi for the first time in which year —1951
32. Who was the first speaker of the Lok Sabha —Malgaonkar
33. Who was the first Indian to win the World Amateur Billiards title —Wilson Jones
34. Who was the first asian to have received the Nobel Prize —R.N. Tagore
35. Who was the first Sultan of Delhi to introduce the practice of ‘Sijda' —Balban
36. By whom was Swaraj as a national demand first 'made —Dadabhai Naoroji
37. During the Mughal period which trader first came to India —English
38. Which God lost his importance as the first deity during the Later Vedic period —Varuna
39. Which was the first scholar, who read Ashokan edicts —James Princep
40. Which was the first National Security Advisor of India —Brajesh Mishra
41. What is the first compound which is fixed during photosynthesis —Glucose
42. In India, which first bank of limited liability managed by Indians and founded in 1881 —Oudh Commercial Bank
43. By whom was first women's university in India was founded —Dhondo Keshave Karve
44. Who was the member of the Rajya Sabha when first appointed as the Prime Minister of India —Indira Gandhi
45. Which is the first company-managed major port in India —Ennore
46. From-which date shall the tenure of every Panchayat be for five years —From the date of its first meeting
47. What was the first venture of Gandhiji in all- India politics —Rowlatt Satyagraha
48. Which is the first multipurpose river valley project of independent India —Damodar Valley Corporation
49. Who was the first Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India —Shri V. T. Krishnamachari
50. Who was the first Defence Minister of India —N. Gopalaswami Ayyangar
51. Which was the first woman film star nominated/elected to the Rajya Sabha —Nargis Dutt
52. Which was the first fort constructed by the British in India —Fort Sf. George
53. Which first woman to become a Chief Minister of any State in India —Sucheta Kripalani
54. Who was the President of the First Buddhist Council held at Rajagriha —Mahakassapa
55. Who were the first to establish trade contacts with the Roman empire —Tamils
56. The first law of thermodynamics is concerned with the conservation of which thing —Energy
57. By whom was the first Muslim invasion of India lead —Mohammad-bin-Qasim
58. What was Sachin Tendulkar's average when he made his first thousand runs in ODls —35.83
59. Which was the medieval ruler who was the first to establish a ministry of agriculture —Mohammad-bin- Tughlaq
60. Who was the leader to have the unique distinction of firing the first shot in the rebellion of 1857 —Mangal Pande
61. Which Act gave representation to Indians for the first time in the Legislature —Government of India Act, 1935
62. Who first voiced the idea of a separate Muslim state in India —Mohammad Iqbal
63. Who was the first foreigner to invade India —Darius I
64. Where was the first iron and steel industry of India established —Jemshedpur
65. In which year did the first modem Olympic Games take place —1896
66. During whose reign did the Mongols first invade India —lltutmish
67. Who was the first Indian to get selected in ICS —Surendranath Banerjee
68. Who was the first Governor General of Bengal —Warren Hastings
69. Who were the first Europeans to reach India for trade —Portuguese
70. Which decade is celebrated as First International Decade of the World's Indigenous People —1994-2004
71. Which decade is celebrated as First United Nations Decade for the Eradication of Poverty —1997-2006
72. Which was the first Asian lady swimmer to have crossed the English Channel —Arati Saha
73. Who firstly predicated the existence of electromagnetic waves —Maxwell
74. The massive hole in the ozone layer over the Antarctica was first discovered in which year —1985
75. Who is the first Air Chief to receive the honour of "Marshal" —Arjun Singh
76. By whom was first successful vaccine against virul disease of small pox discovered —Edward Jenner
77. In which year was Vande Mataram first sung at the session of the Indian National Congress —1896
78. Which State was first annexed by Lord Dalhousie under the Doctrine of Lapse —Satara
79. Which was the first to legalize euthanasia —Netherlands
80. In India, in which was the service tax first introduced —1994
81. Which ruler at first assumed the title of 'Hazrat-i-Ala' and afterwards 'Sultan' —Sher Shah Suri
82. In which of the years was the first Railway line between Bombay and Thane laid —1853
83. When the first metal tool came into being why was it used for —Clearing jungles
84. Which was the first State to become bifurcated after independence —Madras
85. By whom was the first attempt to initiate economic planning in India made —By M. Visvesvaraya
86. Who was the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress —Badruddin Tyyabji
87. Who was the first Englishman to preside over a Congress session —George Yule
88. In which year, some more commercial banks in addition to the first lot of 141 were nationalised in India —1980
89. Which first movement was launched against the British in India —Swadeshi Movement
90. By whom was the first republic of the world established in Vaishali —Lichhavi
91. Who was the first woman to win the Jnanpith Award —Ashapurna Devi
92. Who among the first Indian to receive the Magsaysay award —Vinoba Bhave
93. Who was the first leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha —Kamlapati Tripathi
94. Who was the first 'Indian to swim across English Channel —Mihir Sen
95. Who was the first Indian woman to swim across the English Channel —Arati Saha
96. In which State was the Panchayatl Raj first introduced —Rajasthan
97. Who laid the foundation of the first independent Turkish kingdom in India —Outubuddin Aibak
98. Who was the first European to translate the Bhagwad Gita into English —Charles Wilkins
99. Who first divided his empire into Iqtas during the process of civil administration —Iltutmish
100. Which country ranks first in producing teak —Thailand
101. Who has become the first Indian to score a-triple century in Tests —Virender Sehwag
102. Which war was ended by the Treaty of Madras —First Mysore war
103. Where was first Madarasa set up by the British in India —Calcutta
104. What is the first large research reactor of India that uses U-233 as fuel —KAMINI
105. Who is considered as the first national ruler of India —Chandragupta Maurya
106. Who is the first non-Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna —Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
107. Who was the first and the last woman ruler of Delhi —Razia Sultan
108. Who was the first President of the Indian Trade Union Congress in 1920 —Lala Lajpat Rai
109. Journalist's day was celebrated for the first time all over the country on which date —Oct 1, 1984
110. Who set up the Atmiya Sabha in Kolkata in the first half of the nineteenth century —Ram Mohan Roy
111. The first Indian to cross seven important seas by swimming —Buljl Chaudhary
112. By whom was Artificial gene synthesis first done in laboratory —Hargovind Khurana
113. Which Act formally introduced the principles of elections for the first time —Indian Councils Act, 1909
114. Who was the first Indian woman to scale the Mount Everest —Bachhendri Pal
115. What is the first month of the 'Saka era' —Chaitra
116. Who was awarded the first Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award —Mother Teresa
117. Which was the first Indian woman to scale Mount Everest —Bachendri Pal
118. Which is the scientist who explained about blood circulation for the first time —William Harvey
119. Who is the world's first woman cosmonaut —Valentina Tereshkova
120. In which was Indian Constitution amended for the first time —1951
121. When was the Constituent Assembly for undivided India first met —9th December, 1946
122. Who was the first Indian woman who owns the gold medal in Asian Games —Kamaljit Sandhu
123. 'Holding a Bandh' was declared illegal for the first time in India by which High Courts —Kerala High Court
124. The first major inscription in classical Sanskrit is that of which king —Rudradaman
125. Who produced the first film in India 'Raja Harishchandra' in 1913 —Dada Saheb Phalke
126. Who among the issued the coin rupee for the first time —Shershah Suri
127. In what commodity the English first conducted trade from India —Indigo
128. By whom was the calculation of electronegativities first done —Pauling
129. What was the first major inscription in classical —Sanskrit of Rudradaman
130. When was the first 'International Non-Smoking Day' observed all over the world —04.07.1988
131. Which was the first dynasty of the Vijayanagar kingdom —Sangama
132. The first Commonwealth Games were held in the year 1930 at which place —Hamilton (Canada)
133. Which Scientist first explained about circulatory system —William Harvey
134. Which is the first Indian woman to reach Olympic finals in individual track events —P.T. Usha
135. The Ninth Schedule was added by which Amendment —First
136. In which year did the Congress loose its monopoly of power in the States for the first time after the elections —1967
137. Which is the first National Park established in India —Corbett National Park
138. In which year did India first take part in the Olympic Games —1920
139. Who was the first woman Chief Justice of a High Court —Leila Seth
140. Who was the first woman minister of a state —Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
141. In which reign was the first Buddhist Council held —Ajatashatru
142. Which was the first India satellite to go into orbit —Aryabhatta
143. By whom was the first estimate of national income in India made —Dadabhai Naoroji
144. By whom was word Adivasi was used for the first time to refer to the tribal people —Thakkar Bappa
145. Who is the first Indian woman to win an Asian Games gold in 400 m run —Kamaljit Sandhu


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