List of frequently asked First Person in India

A lot of candidates who have been preparing for the SSC and Bank exams are often being asked a few questions from some of the great men in history who had been the pioneer in some of the important disciplines and fields. They must be known to others and such people have an important role in the history as well as in the competitive examinations. Here we are representing a set of people who have done some brilliant work in their filed and they are known in the History for the various purposes. Candidates must by heart these names.

List of frequently asked First Person in India:

  • Governor-General of Independent India—Lord Lewis Mountbatten
  • Indian Governor-General of Independent India—Chakravarti Rajgopalachari
  • Indian Commander-in-Chief of Free India —General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa
  • Field Marshall—General S. H. F. J. Manekshaw
  • Speaker of Loksabha—Shri G.V. Mavalankar
  • President—Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  • Vice-President—Dr. Sarvapalli RadhakrishnanSardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
  • Prime-Minister—Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
  • Home Minister—Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
  • Finance Minister of India—R. K. Shanmukham Chetty
  • Auditor General of India—V. Narahari Rao
  • Director of CBI— DP Kohli
  • National Security Adviser— Brijesh Mishra
  • Governor of RBI— Sir Osborne Smith
  • British Governor-General of Bengal—Warren-Hastings
  • Space traveller—S. Leader-Rakesh Sharma
  • C. S.—Satendra Nath Tagore
  • Woman IAS—Anna Ranjan George, 1950
  • Sportsperson to received Bharat Ratna—Sachin Tendulkar
  • Swimmer who crossed over the English channel by swimming—Mihir Sen
  • Woman to swim across the English Channel—Arati Saha
  • Raman-Magsaysay awardee—Acharya Vinoba Bhave
  • Novel prize winner—Rabindra Nath TagoreRabindra
  • Nobel Prize in Physics—C. V. Raman in 1930
  • President of National Congress—Vyomesh Chand Banerjee
  • Chairman of Lok Sabha—G. B. Mavlankar
  • First Woman Chief Minister—Sucheta Kriplani
  • Woman Speaker of Lok Sabha—Smt. Meira Kumar, 2009
  • Chief Election Commissioner—Sukumar Sen
  • Indian Chairman in International Court—Justice Dr. Nagendra Singh
  • Foreigner awardee of Bharat Ratna—Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
  • Chief Justice of Supreme Court—Justice Hiralal J. Kaniya
  • Awarded with ‘Bharat Ratnas’—Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, Chakravarti Rajgopalachari, Sir C. B. Raman
  • Woman Awarded with ‘Bharat Ratnas’— Indira Gandhi
  • Posthumally Bharat Ratna Awardee—Lal Bahadur Shastri
  • Woman Director General of Police—Kanchan C Bhattacharya
  • Successful Surgeon who transplanted heart—Dr. P. Venugopal
  • Woman to received Nobel Prize— Mother Teresa
  • Woman Governor—Sarojini Naidu
  • Woman President of Indian national Congress-Annie Besant
  • Indian woman President of Indian National Congress-Sarojini Naidu
  • Licensed Pilot— J R D Tata
  • Woman Air Pilot—Durba Banerjee
  • Woman Teacher—Savitribai Phule
  • Successful heart transplanted person—Devi Ram (1994)
  • President of National Human Rights Commission—Justice Rangnath Mishra
  • Indian who won the World Billiard award—Wilson Jans
  • Indian who won the Grammy award—Pt. Ravi Shankar
  • Person delivered the Lecture in Hindi in U.N.O.— Atal Bihari Bajpai
  • Indian member in British House of Commons— Dada Bhai Naoroji
  • First President of Indian Science Congress—Sir Asutosh Mukherjee
  • Mountaineer who scaled Mount Everest 8 times—Sherpa-Augarita
  • Indian Managing Director of World Bank—Gautam Kazi
  • Player awarded ‘Padam Bhusan’—C. K. Naidu
  • Actress to win Padma Shri Award—Nargis Dutt
  • Tennis Grandslam title winner—Mahesh Bhupati
  • Indian player who played the test cricket—K. S. Ranjeet Singh (from England)
  • Scientist elected for Lok Sabha—Dr. Meghnad Saha
  • Scientist awarded Ghanshyam Das Birla award—Prof. Ashish Datta (1991)
  • Person, who became High Commission in Great Britain—V. K. Krishna-Menon
  • First Indian who contested the election for British Parliament—Lal Mohan Ghose
  • Woman Graduates—Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu, 1883
  • Woman Chief Justice of High Court—Leila Seth, Himachal Pradesh, 1991
  • An Indian, appointed the judge of High Court, during the British period—Ram Prasad Ram
  • Indian member of Viceroy Executive Council—Sir. S. P. SinhaMorarji Desai
  • Lenin Peace Prize— Saifuddin Kitchlew
  • Chairman of Finance Commission—K. C. Niogi
  • Woman Doctorate of Science—Asima Chatterjee (1944)
  • Woman IPS—Kiran Bedi
  • Woman Supreme Court judge—Kumari Fathima Beevi
  • Indian member of American Congress—Deleep Singh
  • Editor of Time Magazine—Bobby Ghosh
  • Person to reach the North Pole—Squadron Leader Sanjay Thapar
  • Person to reach the South Pole—Col Jatinder Kumar Bajaj
  • Nishan-e-Pakistan—Morarji Desai, 1990
  • Magsaysay Award—Vinoba Bhave, 1958
  • Miss World—Reita Faria in 1966
  • Miss Asia Pacific—Zeenat Aman in 1970
  • Miss Universe—Sushmita Sen in 1994
  • Miss Earth—Nicole Faria in 2010
  • Place to get electricity—Darjeeling in 1897
  • Sound film—Alam Ara (1931) directed by Ardeshir Irani
  • Colour film—Kisan Kanya (1937), directed by Moti B. Gidvani
  • Oscar winner—Bhanu Athaiya for Best Costume Design for Gandhi (film) in 1982.
  • Dadasaheb Phalke Award—Devika Rani in 1969
  • Test-tube baby—Durga Agarwal, born 1978
  • Newspaper—Hickey’s Bengal Gazette started in 1760
  • First Lady Doctor—Anandibai Joshi
  • Satellite—Aryabhata, launched on 19 April 1975
  • Man to climb Mt Everest—Tenzing Norgay
  • Man to climb Mt Everest without oxygen—Phu Dorjee, 1984
  • Woman to climb Mt everest—Bachendri Pal
  • District to achieve 100% literacy rate—Ernakulam district, Kerala, 1990
  • Captain in Tests—C. K. Nayudu for the 1932 tour of England
  • ODI captain—Ajit Wadekar
  • Bowler who made hat-trick in Test Cricket—Harbhajan Singh
  • Batsman who made 300 runs in test Cricket—Virendra Sehwag
  • First Marshal of Indian Air Force—Arjan Singh
  • Individual Medal in Olympic games—KD Jadhav
  • Grandmaster— Viswanathan Anad
  • Woman Grandmaster—Koneru Humpy
  • First Indian who individually won the Gold medal in Olympic games—Abhinav Bindra
  • First Indian who won the Bronze medal in Boxing in Olympic games—Vijendra Kumar
  • Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge—Srinivasa Ramanujan
  • Fellow of the Royal Society—Ardaseer Cursetjee
  • Woman External Affairs Minister—Sushma Swaraj