This set of Indian Polity & Constitution MCQ Set- 12 contains 10 multiple choice questions with special GK MCQ on First Woman in Indian Politics. One mark for each correct answer. No negative marking for incorrect answer.
1. Who is the first woman defence minister of India?
Indira Gandhi was the first woman defence minister of India from 30 November 1975 to 20 December 1975. She was again defence minister of India from 14 January 1980 to15 January 1982.
2. Who is the first woman chief minister of India?
Sucheta Kriplani was an Indian freedom fighter and politician. She was India's first woman Chief Minister, serving as the head of the Uttar Pradesh government from 1963 to 1967.
3. Who is the first woman finance minister of India?
Indira Gandhi was the first woman finance minister of India from 17 July 1969 to 27 June 1970.
4. Who is the first woman judge of the Supreme Court of India?
M. Fathima Beevi was also the first muslim woman to be appointed by of the higher judiciaries in country. She served the office from 6 October 1989 to 29 April 1992.
5. Who is the first woman governor of India?
Sarojini Naidu served as the governor of Uttar Pradesh from 15 August 1947 to 2 March 1949.
6. Who is the first woman lawyer of India?
After receiving degree in law from Bombay University in 1888, Cornelia Sorabji was the first woman in India to practice law.
7. Who is the first woman central minister of independent India?
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur was the health minister of India from 16 August 1947 to 16 April 1957.
8. Who is the first woman Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India?
V. S. Ramadevi was also the only woman CEC of India till date.
9. Who is the first woman Minister of Railways in India
Mamata Banerjee was the minister from 22 May 2009 to 19 May 2011.
10 Who is the first woman speaker of the Lok Sabha?
Meira Kumar was the speaker of the Lok Sabha from 4 June 2009 to 18 May 2014.