QUIZ TIME : INDIA’S ICONIC WOMEN

Sarojini Naidu was a great poet, freedom fighter and was called as ‘the Nightingale of India’. Let’s learn about her:

1. What is the birth date of Sri Sarojini Naidu?
a. January 13 1869
b. February 13 1879
c. March 13 1889

2. What is the birth-place of Sri Sarojini Naidu?
a. Chennai
b. Trichy
c. Hyderabad

3. Sri Sarojini Naidu was the first woman to become the ______________________ .
a. State Governor in India
b. President of India
c. Prime Minister of India

4. Name the Indian state for which Sri Sarojini Naidu became the Governor.
a. Madhya Pradesh
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. Punjab

5. Who was the father of Sri Sarojini Naidu?
a. Aghornath Chattopadhyaya
b. Anirbhan Bannerjee
c. Pranab Chaterjee

6. Apart from being a great freedom fighter, Sri Sarojini Naidu was instrumental in _____________.
a. Child reforms
b. Eradicating poverty
c. Women empowerment

7. Why was Sri Sarojini Naidu fondly called as ‘The Nightingale of India’?
a. She was a distinguished poetess
b. She was a great singer
c. She was a great artist

8. Name the book authored by Sri Sarojini Naidu.
a. Pathway to God
b. The Gift Of India
c. India of my dreams

9. When did Sri Sarojini Naidu shed her mortal coil?
a. January 30 1949
b. February 10 1949
c. March 2 1949

Answers:
1-b,2-c,3-a,4-b, 5-a,6-c,7-a,8-b,9-c

Compiled by Ramya Srinivasan, San Jose, CA
Illustration by Lalitha Venkatraman, Richmond VA

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