First In India – GK Questions and Answers PDF Download


First in India, this topic is an important topic of General Knowledge. On this, in all competitive examinations, 2 to 3 questions are asked. Also, their answers never change.  So remember this whole list and read it. This list will prove to be very important for all the upcoming examinations.

1. First woman Chief Justice of a High Court – Mrs. Leela Seth
2. First Woman Governor of a Province in Free India – Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
3. First woman judge in Supreme Court – Mrs. Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi
4. The first woman to receive Jhanpith Award – Ashapurna Devi
5. India’s first man in space – Squadron Leader Rakesh Sharma
6. India’s first woman Merchant Navy Officer – Sonali Banerjee
7. The First and the Last Indian to be the Governor General of India – C. Rajgopalachari
8. The first British Governor General of India – Lord William Bentinck
9. The First British Governor-General – Warren Hastings
10. The first British Viceroy of India – Lord Canning
11. The first Chief Election Commissioner – Sukumar Sen
12. The first chief justice of Supreme Court – Justice Hiralal J. Kania
13. The first chief of the Army Staff – Gen. Maharaj Rajendra Singhji
14. The first Commander Chief of the Strategic Forces Command – Air Marshal Tej Mohan Asthana
15. The first Dalit Speaker of the Lok Sabha – G.M.C. Balyogi
16. The first Education Minister of India – Abulkalam Azad
17. The First Field Marshal of India – S.H.F.J. Manekshaw
18. The first foreigner to receive Bharat Ratna – Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
19. The First Governor General of Free India – Lord Mountbatten
20. The first Home Minister of India – Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
21. The First Indian Air Force Officer to get Param Vir Chakra – Nirmal Jit Sekhon (Posthumous)
22. The first Indian Artificial Satellite to go in space – Aryabhatta
23. The First Indian Commander-in-Chief of India – General Cariappa
24. The first Indian cricketer to score a century against all the test match playing countries – Rahul Dravid
25. The first Indian cricketer who scored Double century in One Day International Cricket – Sachin Tendulkar
26. The First Indian Lady to become ‘Miss World’ – Rita Faria
27. The Indian lady to become Indian Air – Air Marshal Padma
28. The First Indian member of the Viceroy’s Executive Council – S.P. Sinha
29. The first Indian Naval Chief – Vice Admiral R.D. Katari 
30. The first Indian sports lady to register a win in Wimbledon Tennis – Sania Mirza (July 2003)
31. The first Indian sportswoman to win a medal in World Athletics – Anju B. George (Aug. 2003, Paris)    
32. The first Indian to cross the English Channel – Mihirsen
33. The first woman President of the Republic of India – Pratibha Patil (13th President after Independence)
34. The First Indian to get Nobel Prize for Physics – C.V. Raman
35. The First Indian to Join the ICS – Satyendra Nath Tagore
36. The first Indian to receive Bharat Ratha Award – Dr. Radhakrishnan
37. The First Indian to win Nobel Prize – Dr. Rabindra Nath Tagore
38. The first Indian woman in the world to swim across seven seas and five continents of the world – Bula Chaudhury
39. The first Indian woman saint to be Canonized by Pope Benedict XVI – Sister Alphonsa of the Immaculate Conception, October 2008
40. The first Indian woman to bag a medal in weightlifting of the Olympic games – Karnam Malleshwari (27th Olympic games, Sydney (Australia)
41. The first Indian woman to be appointed as Civil Police Advisor in the UNO – Ms. Kiran Bedi
42. The First Indian Woman to become Speaker of a State Assembly in India – Srimati Shanno Devi (Haryana Assembly)
43. The first Indian woman to become Speaker of the Lok Sabha – Smt. Meira Kumar

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44. The first woman to receive Ashoka Chakra – Mirja Bhanot
45. The first Indian woman to become the world’s first woman to fly the mighty Russian MIG-35 fighter jet – Suman Sharma
46. The first Indian woman to reach the rank of Lt. General in the armed forces – Lt. Gen. Panetta Arora    
47. The first Indian woman to reach the South Pole – Reena Kaushal Dharmshaktu (December 2009)
48. The first Indian woman who crossed Gobi Desert – Sucheta Kadethankar    
49. The first Judge of the International Court of Justice – Dr. Nagendra Singh
50. The first lady President of P.H.D.C.C.I. – Sushama Barlia
51. The First Woman President of the United Nations General Assembly – Mrs. Vijay Laxami Pandit (1953-54)
52. The First man to introduce Printing Press in India – James Hickey
53. The First Muslim President of India – Dr. Zakir Hussain
54. The first Muslim President of Indian National Congress – Badruddin Tayyabji
55. The first person of India origin to receive Nobel Prize in Medicine – Hargovind Khurana
56. The first person to receive Jnanpith Award – Sirshankar Kurup
57. The first person to receive Magsaysay award – Acharya Vinoba Bhave
58. The first person to receive Nobel Prize in Economics – Amartya Sen
59. The first person to receive Paramveer Chakra – Major Somnath Sharma
60. The first person to receive Stalin Prize – Saifuddin Kitchlu
61. The First Woman President of the Indian National Congress – Mrs. Annie Besant
62. The first President of India who died while in office – Dr. Zakir Hussian
63. The First President of Indian National Congress – W.C. Banerjee
64. The First President of Indian Republic – Dr. Rajedra Prasad
65. The First Prime Minister of Free India –  Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
66. The first Prime Minister of India who did not face the Parliament – Claran Singh
67. The first Prime Minister of India who resigned without completing the full term – Morarji Desai
68. The First Prime Minister of India who was assassinated while in office – Smt. Indira Gandhi
69. The first Scientist President of the Republic of India – Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
70. The first shooter athlete of India to a clinch gold medal at an Olympic – Abhinav Bindra (29th Olympiad, Beijing, August 2008)
71. The first Speaker of the Lok Sabha – Ganesh Vasudeva Mavalankar
72. The first Vice-president of India – Dr. Radhakrishnan
73. The First Woman Prime Minister of India – Mrs. Indira Gandhi
74. The first woman Ambassador – Miss C.B. Muthamma
75. The first woman chairman of UPSC – Raze Million Bethew
76. The first woman Chairman of Union Public Service Commission – Roze Millian Bethew
77. The First Woman Chief Minister of an Indian State – Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani (CM of UP)
78. The first woman cricketer to score a double century – Mithali Raj
79. The first woman Director General of Police (DGP) – Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya
80. The First Woman to climb Mount Everest – Bachhendri Pal
81. The first woman head of state to fly in a frontline fighter aircraft – Ms. Pratibha Patil
82. The first Woman Joint Director in the CBI – Archana Ramasundaram
83. The first woman Lieutenant General – Puneeta Arora
84. The First Woman of the world to climb Mount Everest twice – Santosh Yadav
85. The first woman pilot in Indian Air Force – Harita Kaur Dayal

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