Today is the era of women empowerment. Breaking the stereotype,a lot of women in India are achieving great milestones in various fields. This is the reason why questions about famous Indian women achievers are often asked in different exams like UPSC, SSC, Banking, Railways, etc. It is advised that students should know about these first women even if they are not preparing for any exam as it helps them in daily conversation as well. In this article, we are sharing information on some of the famous women in India that achieved numerous milestones in different fields.
Questions on First Women in India for Exams like SSC, UPSC, Railway, etc.
Question – 1: Who became the first Indian female physician?
Answer –Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi
Question – 2: Who became the first Indian woman to swim across English Channel?
Answer- Arati Saha
Question – 3: Who became the first woman Prime Minister of India?
Answer– Indira Gandhi
Question – 4:Who became the first woman IPS officer in India?
Answer- Kiran bedi
Question – 5: Who became the first ever Indian woman to win the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) title?
Answer- Sania Mirza
Question – 6: Who became the first Indian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest?
Answer- Bachendri Pal
Question – 7: Who became the first lady cadet to join the Indian Army?
Answer- Priya Jhingan
Question – 8:Who became the first Indian woman to ride a motorbike from Kanyakumari to Kashmir?
Answer– Roshini Sharma
Question – 9: Who was the first female amputee to climb Mount Everest?
Answer- Arunima Sinha
Question – 10: Who become the first Miss World winner to qualify as a doctor?
Answer– Reita Faria Powel
Question – 11: Who became the first Indian woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize?
Answer– Mother Teresa
Question – 12: Who became the first woman to receive the Bharat Ratna award?
Answer– Indira Gandhi
Question – 13: Who became the first woman President of India?
Answer– Pratibha Patil
Question – 14: Who was the first Indian woman who reached in space?
Answer– Kalpana Chawla
Question – 15: Who became the first woman who was appointed as the United Nations Civil Police adviser?
Answer– Kiran Bedi
Question – 16: Who became the first female judge who was appointed to the Supreme Court of India?
Answer– Justice M. Fathima Beevi
Question – 17: Who became the first Indian woman to fly an aircraft?
Answer– Sarla Thakral
Question – 18: who was the first Indian female pilot and captain of Indian Airlines?
Answer– Durga Banerjee
Question – 19: who became the first woman pilot to fly solo in the Indian Air Force?
Answer– Harita Kaur Deol
Question – 20: Who was the only woman boxer who has won a medal in each of the six World Championships?
Answer– Mary Kom
Question – 21: Who became the first Indian women to win a medal in Badminton at Olympic Games?
Answer– Saina Nehwal
Question – 22: Who was the first female flying officer in the Indian Air Force to be court martialled?
Answer– Anjali Gupta
Question – 23: Who was the first woman to score a double hundred in Test Cricket?
Answer– Mithali Raj
Question – 24: Who became the first female sportsperson to be awarded Padma Shri?
Answer– Arati Saha
Question – 25: Who became country’s first woman auto rickshaw driver?
Answer– Shila Dawre
Question – 26: Who was the first woman to travel to the United States of America.?
Answer- Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi
Question – 27: Who was the India’s First Women Governor?
Answer– Sarojini Naidu
Question – 28: Who was the India’s First Woman ruler on Delhi throne?
Answer– Razia Sultan
Question – 29: Who was the India’s First Woman Chief Minister of a state (Uttar Pradesh)?
Answer– Sucheta Kripalani
Question – 30: Who was the first Indian woman musician to got Bharat Ratna?
Answer – M.S. Subbulakshmi
Question – 31: Who was the first Indian Woman to won a Gold in Asian Games?
Answer– Kamaljeet Sandhu
Question – 32: who was the first Indian woman to received Jnanpith Award?
Answer– Ashapurna Devi
Question – 33: Who was the India’s First Woman to climb Mt.Everest Twice?
Answer– Santosh Yadav
Question – 34: Who was the India’s first woman to become Miss World?
Answer- Miss Reita Faria
Question – 35: Who became the India’s First Woman to become Miss Universe?
Answer– Sushmita Sen
Question – 36: Who was the India’s First Woman Ambassador at United Nations?
Answer– Vijayalakshmi Pandit
Question – 37: Who became the India’s First Woman, who got Ashoka Chakra?
Answer– Nirja Bhanot
Question – 38: Who was the India’s First Woman Union minister?
Answer– Rajkumari Amrita Kaur
Question – 39: Who was the first woman president of INC(Indian National Congress)?
Answer- Annie Besant
Question – 40: Who became the First Indian Woman to win Booker Prize?
Answer– Arundhati Roy
Question – 41: Who was the First Woman Speaker of Lok Sabha?
Answer- Meira Kumar
Question – 42: Who became the First Woman Ambassador?
Answer- C.B. Muthamma
Question – 43: Who is the First Woman Director General of Police (DGP)?
Answer- Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
Question – 44: Who became the First Woman Lieutenant General?
Answer- Puneeta Arora
Question – 45: Who is the First Woman to receive Gyanpith Award?
Answer– Ashapurna Devi
Question – 46: Who became the First Woman Air Vice Marshal?
Answer– P. Bandopadhyay
Question – 47: Who is the First Woman Headmistress in school?
Answer– Savitribai Phule
Question – 48: Who became the First twins ever to conquer Mount Everest?
Answer– Tashi and Nancy Malik
Question – 49: Who was the First women defense Minister of India (full time)?
Answer- Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
Question – 50: Who became the First woman Chief Minister of Delhi?
Answer– Smt. Sushma Swaraj