Contribution of Indian women
1) Who was the first woman to be elected to the Indian Parliament?
Ans: – Radhabai Subarayan
2) In which state was Sarojini Naidu appointed as the first woman Governor of India?
Ans: – Uttar Pradesh
3) Who was the first woman chairperson of UPSC?
Ans: – Millions of baits per day
4) Sacheta Kripala became the first woman Chief Minister of which state?
Ans: – Uttar Pradesh
5) In which state did Leela Sethe serve as the first woman judge of the High Court?
Ans: – Himachal Pradesh.
6) Who started the weekly ‘Vande Mataram’ in Geneva?
Ans: – Madam Bhikhaiji Kama
7) Who was the first woman to receive the Arjuna Award?
Ans: – Ann Bumsden
8) Who was the first woman to receive Arjuna Award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award?
Ans: – Kajrani
9) Who was the first woman to become the Deputy Speaker of Rajya Sabha?
Ans: – Violet Alva
10) Who was the first woman to win Magsaysay Award in Gujarat?
Ans: – Ilaben Bhatt
11) The first Indian woman to become Miss World?
Ans: – Rita Faria
12) Who won the title of Miss Universe for the first time?
Ans: – Sasmita Sen.
13) Who was the first chairperson of National Commission for Women?
Ans: – Mrs. Jayanti Patnaik
14) Who was the first Indian woman to reach the South Pole?
Ans: – Reena’s skill
15) Who was the first woman to be awarded the Lenin Peace Prize?
Ans: – Aruna Asif Ali
16) N.G.O. named “Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan”. It was started by which woman?
Ans: – Sashma Iyengar
17) Who was the first Indian woman Foreign Secretary?
Ans: – Chokila Iyer
18) Who was the first woman to receive Ranjitrao Gold Medal?
Ans: – Hiraben Pathak
19) Who is the first Indian woman pilot to be honored?
Ans: – Dargah Banerjee
20) India’s first woman M.B.B.S. Who were
Ans: – Vidyumukhi Boss and Virginia Mitra
21) Who is the first Gujarati actress to receive the Best Actress award at the international level?
Ans: – Pallavi Mehta
22) Who is the first Indian woman to officiate in International Hockey Games?
Ans: – Anupama Puchimanda
23) Who was the first female railway driver in India?
Ans: – Shrimati Nirupa Bhonsle
24) Who was the first Indian woman to participate in the Olympic Games?
Ans: – Mary Lalaro
25) Who was the woman who tried to get Harijan to enter the famous temple of Dwarka?
Ans: – Jayabahen Shah
26) Who was the first Indian woman to receive the ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Award’?
Ans: – Shrimati Devika Rani
27) Who was the first woman Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India?
Ans: – K.J.Udheshi
28) Who was the first woman mayor of Delhi?
Ans: – Aruna Hussain Ali
29) Who was the woman who got and returned the title of “Kesare Hind”?
Ans: – Vidyagauri Nilkanth
30) What was the main subject of Homai Vyaravalla’s photography?
Ans: – Social Science