General Knowledge Quiz Questions and Answers on Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru was the first prime minister of India. He is also known as the architect of modern India. He is remembered for many of his notable works especially in the field of agriculture and manufacturing. As Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India a lot of questions are often asked about him in various examination including SSC CHSL, SSC CGL, etc. In this post, we are providing various questions related to Pt. Nehru important for exam point of view.

List of GK questions about Jawaharlal Nehru with Answers

Have a look at important GK questions and answers on Jawaharlal Nehru:

Question: – 1 Who is the first prime minister of India?

Answer: The first prime minister of India is Jawaharlal Nehru.

Question:-  2 Who was the Father of Jawaharlal Nehru?

Answer: Motilal Nehru was the father of Jawaharlal Nehru.

Question:- 3 Who was the Mother of Jawaharlal Nehru?

Answer: Swarup Rani Nehru was the mother of Jawaharlal Nehru.

Question:- 4 When did Jawaharlal Nehru born?

Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru was born in November 14 1889.

Question:- 5 Who was the longest serving prime minister of India?

Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru.

Question:- 6 Where did Jawaharlal Nehru born?

Answer. Jawaharlal Nehru was born in Prayagraj.

Question:- 7 When was Jawaharlal Nehru first elected as Congress President?

Answer: In 1929, Poorna Swaraj Resolution was passed at this session (Lahore).

Question:- 8 Who wrote the book “Discovery of India”?

Answer: “Discovery of Book” was written by Jawaharlal Nehru.

Question:- 9 Who is the first person got “Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding” award ?

Answer: U Thant in the year 1965.

Question:- 10 When did Nehru got Bharat Ratna?

Answer: In 1955.

Question:- 11 Who wrote the book “Glimpses of World History”?

Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru.

Question:- 12 What is the name of newspaper which is started by Jawaharlal Nehru?

Answer: National Herald.

Question:- 13 When did Jawaharlal Nehru die?

Answer: In May 27 1964.

Question:- 14 What is the name of autobiography of Jawaharlal Nehru?

Answer: An Autobiography.

Question:- 15 Who is the prime minister when India signed the Panchsheel agreement with China?

Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru.

Question:- 16 Where is the resting place of Jawaharlal Nehru?

Answer: Shantivan

Question:- 17 What is the name of Jawaharlal Nehru’s sister, who became the first female president of the United Nations General Assembly?

Answer: Vijaya Laxmi

Question:- 18 Who was the daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru?

Answer: Indira Gandhi

Question:- 19 Who was the wife of Jawaharlal Nehru?

Answer: Kamala Nehru

Question:- 20 The Indian prime minister, who initiated Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)?

Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru

Question:- 21 How many times was the Jawaharlal Nehru nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize?

Answer:  11 Times.

Question:- 22 In which year Jawaharlal Nehru elected Congress president for the first time?

Answer: 1929

Question:- 23 Nehru penned an autobiography which was published in USA in 1936. What was it’s title?

Answer: Toward Freedom.

Question:- 24 ‘Light has gone out… darkness everywhere” during which occassion these words formed a part of the speech of Jawaharlal Nehru?

Answer: The demise of Mahatma Gandhi

Question: – 25 When did Jawaharlal Nehru died?

Answer: 27th May 1964

Question: – 26 What was the cause of Jawaharlal Nehru death?

Answer: A heart attack

Question: – 27 As a student of natural science, Nehru had to study physics, chemistry, and Mathematics. Which subject did he opt for instead?

Answer: Botany

Question: 28 When did Congress pass Quit India resolution?

Answer: 8th August 1942

Question: 29 Which country attacked India in 1962?

Answer: China

Question: 30 Where did Jawaharlal Nehru died?

Answer: Delhi

Question: 31 Who was the Congress president when Jawaharlal Nehru was appointed as the chairman of the National Planning Committee constituted by INC?

Answer: Subhas Chandra Bose

Question: 32 Who declared Jawaharlal Nehru was his political heir?

Answer: Mahatma Gandhi

Question: 33 In which year Jawaharlal Nehru appeared for the INA trial as defence counsel

Answer: 1945

Question: 34 Where is Jawaharlal Nehru port situated?

Answer: Mumbai

Question: 35 Jawaharlal Nehru was the prime minister of India when national emergency was declared for the first time in India. It was in

Answer: 1962

Question: 36 Which part of the Constitution was prepared by Jawaharlal Nehru?

Answer: Preamble

Question: 37 The birth day of Jawaharlal Nehru is observed as

Answer: Children’s day

Question: 38 The first person to appear on coins in independent India:

Answer: Jawaharlal Nehru

Question: 39: Jawaharlal Nehru called _____ temples of modern India

Answer: Dam

Question: 40: Who introduced the first no-confidence motion against Jawaharlal Nehru govt?

Answer: JB Kripalani

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