Quiz on Important Presidents of India
Posted on: October 25, 2021.

Author: Prabhukrishna M, Content Creator/Chief Editor, Yokibu Editorial

13 Presidents have altered the course of our country…
…the fourteenth currently in office!
‘Preside upon’, with our Quiz on Important Presidents of India.
Known to be a believer in the rule of law, Dr. __________ was the first 'Dalit' President of India, who studied Political Science under Harold Laski at the London School of Economics, served as a newspaper journalist, and also joined the Indian Foreign Services (IFS) in 1949.

  

  

  

  

One of the founding members of Jamia Milia Islamia, Dr. __________ was the first Muslim President of India, an educationalist who served as the Vice-Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1963, and India's first president who died in office.

  

  

  

  

A freedom fighter from Bihar who witnessed the tethers of British Imperial rule severed by his country, Dr. __________ was the first—and longest-serving, for more than 12 years!—President of India, known for his political acumen and admired as a great humanist, awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1962.

  

  

  

  

Dr. __________ was the most qualified President of India—as Chancellor of Benares Hindu University (BHU) and Andhra University—who denounced capital punishment and accepted all fifty-seven mercy petitions he received during his period in office, whose birthday—September 5—is celebrated as Teachers' Day.

  

  

  

  

The 'most loved' President of India, 'People's President' and 'Missile Man', Dr. __________ possessed only a wrist watch, a pair of shoes, three suits, four trousers, six shirts, 2,500 books, and the Bharat Ratna awarded to him in 1998, but best known for inspiring Indian youth and students to 'dream great things to do'.

  

  

  

  

The only President of India who, by an ultra-narrow margin, missed being elected Prime Minister, Dr. __________ is India's first and only politician till date to officiate in three ministerial positions—Defense, Finance, External Affairs—and one of the first to have formulated the Goods And Services Tax (GST).

  

  

  

  

Dr. __________, a lawyer by profession who combined his love for study with sports—he was a good athlete, cross-country runner, and champion swimmer—and politics, was a sentimental leader unable to bear the murder of democracy, and believed in shaming offenders of democracy with 'acts of kindness'.

  

  

  

  

When Shri Narendra Modi was re-elected Prime Minister of India in 2019, __________ administered the oath of office to Mr. Modi, and is the first leader of the Rastriya Swayamsevak Sangh "RSS" to serve as President of India—since 2017 until present.

  

  

  

  






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