GK Question And Answer On Jawaharlal Nehru (Biography)

Last Updated: 5 February 2023

Jawaharlal Nehru was born on 14 November 1889 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh India during the British Raj in a Kashmiri Brahman family.

Children called Jawaharlal Nehru Chacha Nehru and his birthday is celebrated as Children’s Day on 14 November.

Pandit Nehru was a great leader who contributed his life to the independence of India. Jawaharlal Nehru is a great central figure in Indian politics and played a significant role in India’s Independence Movement.

In this article, we are providing General Knowledge Quiz Questions and Answer on Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s biography, education, family, politics, and many more.

GK Question And Answer On Jawaharlal Nehru

1. What were the Nicknames given to Jawaharlal Nehru?

2. When was Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru born?
A) 14 November 1899
B) 14 November 1889
C) 14 November 1879
D) 14 November 1890

3. What is Jawaharlal Nehru’s Mother’s name?
A) Krishna Hutheesing
B) Swarup Rani Nehru
C) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
D) Ruprani Nehru

4. What is Jawaharlal Nehru’s Father’s name?
A) Aurobindo Nehru
B) Lal Bal Pal
C) Nandlal Nehru 
D) Motilal Nehru

5. What is Jawaharlal Nehru Spouse’s name?
A) Kamala Nehru
B) Vijaya Nehru
C) Indira Gandhi
D) Kamala Gandhi

6. What is Chacha Nehru’s one and only daughter’s name?
A) Sonia Gandhi
B) Maneka Gandhi
C) Indira Gandhi
D) Indira Nehru

7. Name the Award received by Jawaharlal Nehru?
A) Bharat Ratna
B) Param Vir Chakra
C) Ashoka Chakra
D) Nobel Prize

8. What is the Political Ideology of Pandit Nehru?
A) Communism
B) Nepotism
C) Fascism
D) Socialism

9. Name the ideology followed by Nehru?
A) Communism
B) Anarchism
C) Nehruism
D) Liberalism

10. Which political party did Jawaharlal Nehru join?
A) Indian National Congress
B) Nationalist Congress Party
C) Communist Party of India
D) Jammu & Kashmir National party

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11. What was Jawaharlal Nehru’s cause of death?
A) Assassination
B) Heart Attacked
C) Kidney Damage
D) Diabetes

12. When did Jawaharlal Nehru Die?
A) 27 May 1954
B) 27 May 1974
C) 27 May 1984
D) 27 May 1964

13. Who wrote the book ‘Glimpses of World History’?
A) Mahatma Gandhi
B) Indira Gandhi
C) Motilal Nehru
D) Jawaharlal Nehru

14. A famous book was written by Jawaharlal Nehru?
A) Discovery of India
B) MyCountry, My Life
C) India Wins Freedom
D) Discovery of Hindustan

15. When did Jawaharlal Nehru first meet with Mahatma Gandhi and was immensely inspired by him?
A) 1914
B) 1915
C) 1916
D) 1917

16. Which place was chosen by Jawaharlal Nehru for the first Kisan March?
A) Pratapgarh
B) Aligarh
C) Allahabad
D) Lucknow

17. Which Indian newspaper was founded by Jawaharlal Nehru in 1938?
A) The Inquilab
B) The National Herald
C) Chandrika
D) Sandesh

18. Which organization did great leaders like Subhas Chandra Bose, Jawaharlal Nehru, S. Srinivasa Iyengar Founded?
A) Labour Party
B) Janata Party
C) Indian Independence League
D) Indian National Lok Dal

19. Who wrote, produced, and directed the TV series of Indian Historical drama “Bharat Ek Khoj” that was based on Jawaharlal Nehru’s famous book, “Discovery of India”?
A) Shyam Benegal
B) Mehboob Khan
C) Raj Kapoor
D) Vijay Anand

20. When was the ‘Indian Independence League’ founded?
A) 1926
B) 1927
C) 1928
D) 1929

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21. Speech delivered by the first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru on the eve of India’s Independence?
A) Freedom for the nation
B) Tryst with destiny
C) Indian Constitution importance
D) Freedom With Blood

22. What were the occupations of Jawaharlal Nehru?

23. First Prime Minister of Independent India?
A) Rajendra Prasad
B) Jawaharlal Nehru
C) Lal Bahadur Shastri
D) Rajiv Gandhi

24. When did the first Prime Minister of India receive ‘Bharat Ratna’?
A) 1955
B) 1956
C) 1957
D) 1958

25. Resting Place Name of Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial?
A) Shanti Niketan
B) Shantivan
C) Raj Ghat
D) Vijay Ghat

26. Where did Jawaharlal Nehru complete his graduation?
A) Rajkot High School
B) Trinity College, Cambridge
C) Trinity College, Dublin
D) Ruskin College, UK

27. Where did Jawaharlal Nehru study law?
A) London
B) England
C) Switzerland
D) Belgium

28. Who is the longest-serving Prime Minister of India to date?
A) Indira Gandhi
B) Lal Bahadur Shastri
C) Narendra Modi
D) Jawaharlal Nehru

29. Which Indian prime minister initiated the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Mahatma Gandhi
C) Jawaharlal Nehru
D) Indira Gandhi

30. Name of the autobiography written by Jawaharlal Nehru?
A) Experiments With Truth
B) An Autobiography
C) Long Walk To Freedom
D) Dreams From My Father

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