Question: Who said, "those who attack Congress and spare Nehru are fools. They do not know the A.B.C of politics ... "?
Correct Answer Completing the quote, "As things are there are many good and honest men in the Congress. But they are not allowed to come up by Pt.Nehru whose only passion is power. He may sell India to Soviet Union to remain in power". Dr Ambedkar was the architect of the Indian constitution and was a champion for the cause of the 'Scheduled castes'.
Question: Jawarhal Nehru was famous (or notorious) for his affair with a married woman; a love story with an ironical twist! Who was this lady?
Correct Answer The solid evidence, in this matter, is in the form of love letters between the two. Lord Mountbatten was the last British Governor General of India - he played a pivotal role in the partition of India; It is even speculated Lord Mountbatten was aware of his wife's 'relationship'!
This is mentioned in sites like www.indiastar.com/kak2.htm. This is also illustrated (along with some of his 'blunders') in a book called "Jawaharlal Nehru: Rebel and statesman" by B.R Nanda - the review of which is accessible at www.lib.virginia.edu/area-studies/SouthAsia/Ideas/tlsnehru.html
Question: Mohandas Gandhi, later called Mahatma, was born in Gujarat, India in 1869. When he was 19, he went to England to study at University College, London (UCL). What did Gandhi study in England?
Correct Answer While in London, Gandhi joined the Vegetarian Society; he was admitted to the British bar after graduating. He practiced law in both India and South Africa before commencing his life of non-violent political activism.
Albert Einstein said of Gandhi: "Generations to come, it may be, will scarcely believe that such a one, as this, ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth."
Question: Which actress from "Gone With the Wind" was born in Darjeeling, India and lived much of her life in London?
Correct Answer As imdb.com fancifully puts it, "If a film were made of the life of Vivien Leigh, it would open in India just before World War I, where a successful British businessman could live like a prince. In the mountains above Calcutta, a little princess is born. Because of the outbreak of World War I, she is 6 years old the first time her parents take her to England." Olivia de Havilland was born in Tokyo; Ms. McQueen and Ms. Keyes were both born in the United States.
Question: Who was the first to command the Indian navy?
Correct Answer India has the fifth largest navy and eighth largest army. Katari was born in Dispur, Assam in 1887. He was also a part of the revolutionaries. He was appointed as the first commander in view of his excellent sea worthiness.