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First in the World

1. The first person to reach Mount Everest.

  • Sherpa Tenzing, Edmund HillaryFirsts, India and the World CLAT Notes | EduRevEdmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing

2. The first person to reach North Pole

  • Robert PearyFirsts, India and the World CLAT Notes | EduRevRobert Peary

Question 1:Name of first Men to climb Mt. Everest?

3. The first person to reach South Pole

  • Amundsen

4. The first religion of the world

  • Hinduism

5. The First Country to Print Book

  • China

6. The first country to issue paper currency

  • China

7. The first country to commence competitive examination in civil services

  • China

8. The first President of the U.S.A

  • George Washington

9. The first Prime Minister of Britain

  • Robert Walpole

10. The first Governor-General of the United Nations

  • Trygve Lie (Norway)

11. The first country to win football world cup

  • Uruguay

12. The first country to prepare a constitution

  • U.S.A.

13. The first Governor-General of Pakistan

  • Mohd. Ali Jinnah

14. The first country to host NAM summit

  • Belgrade (Yugoslavia)

15. The first European to attack India

  • Alexander, The Great

16. The first European to reach China

  • Marco Polo

17. The first person to fly aeroplane

  • Wright BrothersFirsts, India and the World CLAT Notes | EduRevWright Brothers

18. The first person to sail round the world

  • Magellan

19. The first country to send man to the moon

  • U.S.A.

20. The first country launch Artificial satellite in the space

  • Russia

21. The first country to host the modern Olympics

  • Greece

22. The first city on which the atom bomb was dropped

  • Hiroshima (Japan)

23. The first person to land on the moon

  • Neil Armstrong Followed by Edwin E. Aldrin

24. The first shuttle to go in space

  • Columbia

25. The first spacecraft to reach on Mars

  • Viking-I

26. The first woman Prime Minister of England

  • Margaret ThatcherFirsts, India and the World CLAT Notes | EduRevMargaret Thatcher

Question 2:Who was the first man to set foot on the moon?

27. The first Muslim Prime Minister of a country

  • Benazir Bhutto (Pakistan)

28. The first woman Prime Minister of a country

  • Mrs S. Bandaranaike (Sri Lanka)

29. The first woman to climb Mount Everest

  • Mrs. Junko Tabei (Japan)

30. The first woman Cosmonaut of the world

  • Valentina Tereshkova (Russia)

31. The first woman President of the U. N. General Assembly

  • Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

32. The first man to fly into space

  • Yuri Gagarin (Russia)

33. The first batsman to score three test century in three successive tests on debut

  • Mohd. Azharuddin

34. The first man to have climbed Mount Everest twice

  • Nawang Gombu

35. The first U. S. President to resign Presidency

  • Richard Nixon

Question 3:Name of the first man to go into space?

First In India (Male)

1. The first President of Indian Republic

  • Dr Rajendra Prasad

2. The first Prime Minister of free India

  • Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

3. The first Indian to win Nobel Prize

  • Rabindranath Tagore

4. The first President of Indian National Congress

  • W. C. Banerjee

5. The first Muslim President of Indian National Congress

  • Badruddin TayyabjiFirsts, India and the World CLAT Notes | EduRevBadruddin Tayyabji

Question 4:Who was the first President of India?

6. The first Muslim President of India

  • Dr Zakir Hussain

7. The first British Governor-General of India

  • Lord William Bentinck

8. The first British Viceroy of India

  • Lord Canning

9. The first Governor-General of free India

  • Lord Mountbatten

10. The first and the last Indian to be Governor-General of free India

  • C. Rajgopalachri

11. The first man who introduced printing press in India

  • A. James Hicky

12. The first Indian to join the I. C. S.

  • Satyendra Nath Tagore

13. India’s first man in space

  • Rakesh Sharma

14. The first Prime Minister of India who resigned without completing the full term

  • Morarji Desai

15. The first Indian Commander-in-Chief of India

  • General Cariappa

16. The first Chief of the Army Staff

  • Gen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji

17. The first Indian member of the Viceroy’s executive council

  • S. P. Sinha

18. The first President of India who died while in office

  • Dr Zakir HussainFirsts, India and the World CLAT Notes | EduRevDr Zakir Hussain

Question 5:Who was the first Indian in space?

19. The first Prime Minister of India who did not face the Parliament

  • Charan Singh

20. The first Field Marshal of India

  • S. H. F. Manekshaw

21. The first Indian to get Nobel Prize in Physics

  • C. V. Raman

22. The first Indian to receive Bharat Ratna award

  • Dr Radhakrishnan

23. The first Indian to cross English Channel

  • Mihir Sen

24. The first person to receive Jnanpith award

  • Sri Shankar Kurup

25. The first Speaker of the Lok Sabha

  • Ganesh Vasudeva Mavalankar

26. The first Vice-President of India

  • Dr Radhakrishnan

27. The first Education Minster

  • Abul Kalam Azad

28. The first Home Minister of India

  • Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

29. The first Indian Air Chief Marshal

  • S. Mukherjee

30. The first Indian Naval Chief

  • Vice Admiral R. D. Katari

31. The first Judge of International Court of Justice

  • B. N. Rau

32. The first person to receive Paramveer Chakra

  • Major Somnath SharmaFirsts, India and the World CLAT Notes | EduRevMajor Somnath Sharma

33. The first person to reach Mt. Everest without oxygen

  • Sherpa Anga Dorjee

34. The first Chief Election Commissioner

  • Sukumar Sen

35. The first person to receive Magsaysay Award

  • Acharya Vinoba Bhave

36. The first person of India origin to receive Nobel Prize in Medicine

  • Hargovind Khurana

37. The first Chinese traveller to visit India

  • Fa Hein

38. The first person to receive Stanlin Prize

  • Saifuddin Kitchlu

39. The first person to resign from the central cabinet

  • Shyama Prasad Mukherjee

40. The first foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna

  • Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

41. The first person to receive Noble Prize In Economics

  • Amartya Sen

42. The first Chief Justice of Supreme Court

  • Justice Hiralal J. Kania

Question 6:Who was the first Home Minister of India?

First In India (Female)

1. The first lady to became “Miss world”

  • Rita Faria

2. The first Woman Judge in Supreme Court

  • Mrs Meera Sahib Fatima Bini

3. The first woman Ambassador

  • Miss C. B. Muthamma

4. The first woman Governor of a State in free India

  • Mrs Sarojini Naidu

5. The first woman Prime Minister

  • Mrs Indira Gandhi

6. The first woman to climb Mount Everest

  • Bachhendri Pal

7. The first woman to climb Mount Everest twice

  • Santosh Yadav

8. The first woman President of the Indian National Congress

  • Mrs Annie Besant

9. The first woman chief justice of a High Court

  • Mrs Leela SethFirsts, India and the World CLAT Notes | EduRevLeela Seth

Question 7:Who is the first women prime minister of India?

10. The first pilot in Indian Air Force

  • Harita Kaur Dayal

11. The first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly

  • Mrs Vijaya Laxmi Pandit

12. The first woman Chief Minister of an Indian State

  • Mrs Sucheta Kripalani

13. The first woman chairman of Union Public Service Commission

  • Roze Millian Bethew

14. The first woman Director General of Police (DGP)

  • Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya

15. The first woman Lieutenant General

  • Puneeta Arora

Question 8:Who is the first Indian woman President of Indian National Congress?

16. The first woman Air Vice Marshal

  • P. Bandopadhyay

17. The first woman chairperson of Indian Airlines

  • Sushma Chawla

18. The first woman I. P. S. Officer

  • Mrs Kiran Bedi

19. The first and the last Muslim woman ruler of Delhi

  • Razia Sultan

20. The first woman to receive Ashoka Chakra

  • Nirja Bhanot

21. The first woman to cross the English Channel

  • Aarti SahaFirsts, India and the World CLAT Notes | EduRevAarti Saha

22. The first woman to receive Nobel Prize

  • Mother Teresa

23. The first woman to receive Bharat Ratna

  • Mrs Indira Gandhi

24. The first woman to receive Jnanpith Award

  • Ashapurna Devi
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