G.K. Questions - Indian Prime Ministers

1. How many Indian Prime Ministers have died while in office?

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

2. Who of the following was the acting Prime Minister of India twice on the death of Jawaharlal Nehru and Lal Bahadur Shastri?

  1. Purshottam Das Tandon
  2. Gulzari Lal Nanda
  3. Morarjee Desai
  4. Chandrashekhar

3. Who of the following was the first Prime Minister to visit Siachen?

  1. Dr. Manmohan Singh
  2. Rajiv Gandhi
  3. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  4. Lal Bahadur Shastri

4. Which schedule to the Constitution of India carries the form of oath or affirmation for the Prime Minister of India?

  1. Second
  2. Third
  3. Fourth
  4. Fifth

5. Which of the following is the official residence of the Prime Minister of India?

  1. No. 1 Safdarjung Road
  2. No. 10 Janpath
  3. No. 1 Akbar Road
  4. No. 7 Race Course Road

6. Which Indian Prime Minister was the first to be awarded the Bharat Ratna posthumously?

  1. Lal Bahadur Shastri
  2. Indira Gandhi
  3. Rajiv Gandhi
  4. Morarjee Gandhi

7. Birth anniversary of which Prime Minister is observed as Sadbhawna Diwas?

  1. Lal Bahadur Shastri
  2. Indira Gandhi
  3. Rajiv Gandhi
  4. PV Narasimha Rao

8. Who of the following did not hold any other cabinet post prior to becoming the Prime Minister?

  1. Lal Bahadur Shastri
  2. Indira Gandhi
  3. Rajiv Gandhi
  4. PV Narsimha Rao

9. Match the birthdays with the Prime Ministers

BirthdayPrime Minister
A. December 251. Morarji Desai
B. October 22. Indira Gandhi
C. February 293. Lal Bahadur Shastri
D. October 194. A.B. Vajpayee

Which of the above is/are correct?

  1. A - 2; B - 3; C - 1; D - 4
  2. A - 4; B - 3; C - 1; D - 2
  3. A - 4; B - 1; C - 3; D - 2
  4. A - 3; B - 2; C - 1; D - 4

10. Who of the following was the first Prime Minister to present the Union Budget?

  1. Jawahar Lal Nehru
  2. Indira Gandhi
  3. PV Narasimha Rao
  4. Manmohan Singh

11. Which Prime Minister's autobiography is titled "Matters of Discretion: An Autobiography"?

  1. Indira Gandhi
  2. H.D. Deve Gowda
  3. Manmohan Singh
  4. I.K. Gujral

12. Arrange the following in ascending order of lengths of their total tenure as Prime Ministers?

  1. Indira Gandhi
  2. Manmohan Singh
  3. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  4. Jawahar Lal Nehru
  1. 2 - 3 - 1 - 4
  2. 3 - 2 - 1 - 4
  3. 3 - 1 - 4 - 2
  4. 2 - 1 - 4 - 3

13. Which constituency did Prime Minister Lal Bahadu Shastri represent?

  1. Varanasi
  2. Rae Bareli
  3. Allahabad
  4. Lucknow

14. Who administered the oath of office to the first Prime Minister of India, Shri Jawaharlal Nehru?

  1. Lord Mountbatten
  2. C. Rajagopalachari
  3. Rajendra Prasad
  4. Justice HL Kania

15. How many Prime Ministers have been awarded the Bharat Ratna till date (i.e. May 2014)?

  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. 6

16. Who was the only Prime Minister of India to be awarded the Nishan-e-Pakistan, Pakistan's highest civilian honour?

  1. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  2. Morarji Desai
  3. Indira Gandhi
  4. PV Narasimha Rao

17. Who of the following is/was the oldest to take the oath as the Prime Minister of India?

  1. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  2. Manmohan Singh
  3. Morarji Desai
  4. PV Narasimha Rao

18. Who of the following Prime Ministers was administered the oath of office by the Vice President (then acting President) B.D. Jatti?

  1. H.D. Deve Gowda
  2. Indira Gandhi
  3. Charan Singh
  4. Morarji Desai

19. In 2011, which Indian Prime Minister was honoured with Bangladeshi Swadhinata Sammanona Award by the Bangladesh Government?

  1. Rajiv Gandhi
  2. Indira Gandhi
  3. Manmohan Singh
  4. Atal Bihari Vajpayee