NTSE GK Prep | Eminent Personalities Quiz 2

Here are some general knowledge questions and answers about eminent personalities. This question bank will benefit students preparing for various competitive examinations like NTSE and Bank tests.

NTSE GK Prep | Eminent Persons Quiz 2

1. Who was the first Asian to win the Nobel Prize?

a) Rabindranath Tagore
b) Yasunari Kawabatha
c) CV Raman
d) None of these

2. Who among the following scientists have won the Nobel Prize for chemistry and peace?

a) Niels Bohr
b) Linus Pauling
c) Madam Curie
d) De Broglie

3. Who wrote the preface to the English translation of Gitanjali?

a) WB Yeasts
b) Shelly
c) TS Eliot
d) Rabindranath Tagore

4. Who won the first Dada Saheb Phalke award?

a) Dilip Kumar
b) Devika Rani
c) Pradip
d) Nargis Dutt

5. Who among the following national leaders have won the highest civilian honours of Pakistan?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru
b) Morarji Desai
c) Lal Bahadur Shastri
d) Indira Gandhi

6. Who created the famous painting ‘Mona Lisa’?

a) Picasso
b) Michelangelo
c) Raphael
d) Leonardo da Vinci

7. Name the Italian sculptor and painter who is famous for painting the ceiling of the Sistine chapel?

a) Michelangelo
b) Pablo Picasso
c) Leonardo da Vinci
d) Vangog

8. The greatest operas of which great musician include ‘Don Giovanni’ and ‘the Magic Flute’?

a) Wolfgang Mozart
b) Beethoven
c) Johann Sebastian Bach
d) William Blake

9. Michael Jackson is a reputed

a) Jazz singer
b) Pop singer
c) Ballet dancer
d) piano dancer

10. Hari Prasad Chaurasia is a renowned player of

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a) tabla
b) sarod
c) flute
d) sitar

Answers

1. Rabindranath Tagore
2. Linus Pauling
3. WB Yeasts
4. Devika Rani
5. Morarji Desai
6. Leonardo da Vinci
7. Michelangelo
8. Wolfgang Mozart
9. Pop singer
10. flute

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