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Children’s Day Quiz

Children’s Day Quiz

Whose birthday is celebrated as Children’s Day in India?

Jawaharlal Nehru


When is the birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru?

November 14, 1889 (Allahabad)


Where was Jawaharlal Nehru born?

Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh)


What is the new name of Allahabad?

Prayag Raj


What was the nickname given to Jawaharlal Nehru by his children?

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Chachaji


When is World Children’s Day?

November 20


What is the name of Nehru’s father?

Motilal Nehru


What is the name of Nehru’s mother?

Swaroop Rani


In which year did Nehru get married?

In 1916


What is the name of Nehru’s wife?

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Kamala Kaul


Who was the first Prime Minister to address the Kerala Legislative Assembly?

Jawaharlal Nehru


Who is known as the ‘Architect of Modern India’?

Jawaharlal Nehru


When was Nehru first Prime Minister?

August 15, 1947


Who described Nehru as “the man who triumphed over fear and hatred”?

Winston Churchill


Which was the first Congress meeting attended by Jawaharlal Nehru?

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1912 Bandipur Conference


At what age did Nehru go to England for education?

At the age of sixteen


Who named the Asiatic Games the Asian Games?

Jawaharlal Nehru


What is the meaning of the Arabic word ‘Jawahar’?

Precious gem


Which state was described by Nehru as the ‘Gem of India’?

Manipur


What is the old name of the Nehru Trophy boat race?

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Prime Minister’s Trophy


Which was the first Congress meeting presided over by Nehru?

Lahore Conference (1929)


In which year did Jawaharlal Nehru receive the Bharat Ratna?

1955


Where did Jawaharlal Nehru graduate as a barrister?

London


Whose work is ‘Discovery of India’?

Jawaharlal Nehru


To whom was the famous autobiography of Jawaharlal Nehru dedicated?

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Kamala Nehru


Who drafted the Constitution of India?

Jawaharlal Nehru


Which is a collection of letters written by Nehru to his daughter Indira during her imprisonment?

Letters sent by a father to his daughter


Which newspaper was started by Jawaharlal Nehru and his father Motilal Nehru in 1919?

Independent


The name of the elephant that was sent to Japan at the request of children by Jawaharlal Nehru

Indira


In which lake is the Nehru trophy boat race held?

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Punnamadakkayal


When and where did Nehru first meet Gandhiji?

At the 1916 Congress meeting in Lucknow


The year Jawaharlal Nehru first went to jail?

1921


Who presided over the 1929 Lahore Congress?

Jawaharlal Nehru


From which year was November 14, the birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru, celebrated as Children’s Day?

1964


When was Jawaharlal Nehru elected as the president of the Congress?

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September 4, 1935


Where is the Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium located?

Allahabad


In which year did Motilal Nehru, the father of Jawaharlal Nehru, die?

1931


Who first introduced the concept of International Children’s Day?

VK Krishna Menon


In which year did Nehru’s wife Kamala die?

February 28, 1936


Where did Kamala Nehru die?

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In Switzerland


In which year did Swaroop Rani, the mother of Nehru, die?

1938


In which year did the Congress pass the Quit India resolution?

August 8, 1942


Who played the role of Nehru in the film ‘Gandhi’?

Roshan Seth


In which year was the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi established?

1969


Who is the translator of Jawaharlal Nehru’s Letters to a Daughter translated into Hindi?

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Munshi Premchand


How many years did Nehru become the Prime Minister of India?

17 years


Where is Jawaharlal Nehru Port located?

Mumbai


Whose idea was adopted by Nehru for the construction of modern India?

Of Gandhiji


What did Jawaharlal Nehru describe as the defining moment of his life?

Meeting Gandhiji


Where is the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library located?

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New Delhi


Who declared Jawaharlal Nehru as his political successor?

Gandhiji


What is the name of Motilal Nehru’s house in Allahabad?

Anandabhavanam


Which teacher gave primary education to Jawaharlal Nehru?

Ferdinand Brooke


Which school in England was attended by Jawaharlal Nehru after his primary education?

Harrow


Which part of the Constitution was drafted by Nehru?

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Introduction


In which year was the Planning Commission of India formed?

March 1950


When was the first Five Year Plan launched?

In 1951


In which year did Nehru receive the Bharat Ratna?

July 15, 1955


Whose death did Nehru say “that lamp went out”?

About the death of Gandhiji


Nehru’s total imprisonment?

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3276 days


How many times has Jawaharlal Nehru gone to jail?

9 times


Which secretary of Jawaharlal Nehru was from kerala?

M. O. Matthew


What was the name of a woman who drove Nehru’s car during his visit to Tamil Nadu?

Balamma


Who was the first woman to receive the Jawaharlal Nehru Award from the Government of India?

Mother Teresa


What did Nehru call the temples of modern India?

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Dams


Jawaharlal Nehru communicated with a statue he had placed on his desk while making important decisions. Whose statue is this?

Abraham Lincoln


Which musician was most revered and respected by Nehru?

MS Subbalakshmi


The year Nehru founded the ‘National Children’s House’

1956


Which newspaper was started by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1938?

National Herald


Who was Nehru’s favorite cartoonist?

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Shankar


When did Jawaharlal Nehru die?

May 27, 1964


Where is the tomb of Jawaharlal Nehru?

Shanthi vanam


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