Part 4 of 100 Great Indian Women Quiz (Post No.5600)

Written by London Swaminathan
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Date: 28 October 2018

GMT Time uploaded in London – 14-19

Post No. 5600

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Part 4 of 100 Great Indian Women Quiz (Post No.5600)

In part-4, see whether you recognize some foreign women who served Hindu culture or Indian independence

61.Do you know the Gujarati Parsi woman who supported the Independence movement?

62.Who was the great Theosophist woman who supported self rule for the Indians and the Irish?

63.Margaret Elizabeth Noble became Swami Vivekananda’s disciple. What is the name given to her by Swamiji?

  1. Who was Mirra Alfasa?

65.A poet born in Uttar Pradesh, wrote patriotic poems, courted arrest as woman Satyagrahi;her poem Jhansi ki Rani in Hindi is a very popular poem. Who is she?

 

66.Captain Of INA formed by Netaji Subash Chandra Bose…

67.12th century poet of Kannada language and a prominent Lingayat…………..

68.Who founder Rashta Sevika Samiti, a parallel organisation of RSS for women only

69.Emperor Asoka sent his daughter to Sri Lanka and other places to spread Buddha’s message. What is her name?

  1. Daughter of Madhavi of Tamil Epic Silappadikaram; also name of a goddess of marine traders…………….

71.A political and social leader of Nagaland who revolted against British rule, queen of Naga tribe..

72.Two Daughters of Tamil Philanthropist Pari who were saved by poet Kapilan, part of 2000 year old Sangam literature

  1. A woman leader who raised the profile of India in international arena by exploding a nuclear device….

74.A Tamil queen who jumped into funeral pyre of a Pandya king 2000 years ago. Her poem is part of Sangam literature……..

75.Mathematics wizard who beat super fast computers and entered Guinness Book of Records

76.A courtesan of Vaisali kingdom of Bihar who met Buddha and became a monk.

77.Wife of famous Tamil poet Valluvar, who is known for her miraculous powers.

78.First Indian Space woman who lost her life in Colombia Space shuttle accident.

79.Famous dancer, theosophist, choreographer born in Madurai.

80.A great scholar who was the judge in the debating contest between her husband Mandana Mishra and the greatest Hindu philosopher Adi Shankara.

 

ANSWERS

61.MADAM BHIKAIJI CAMA

62.ANNIE BEASANT

63.NIVEDITA

64.Mirral Alfasa born to Egyptian mother a Turkish father is known as MOTHER OF AUROBINDO ASHRAM

65.SUBHADRAKUMARI CHAUHAN

66.CAPTAIN LAKSHMI OF INA

67.AKKAMAHADEVI

68.LAKSHMI BHAI KELKAR

69.SANGAMITRAI

70.MANIMEGALAI

71.RANI GAIDINLIU OF NAGALAND

72.ANGAVAI, SANGAVAI (Paari Makalir)

73.INDIRA GANDHI

74.BHUTHAPANDIYAN DEVI

  1. SHAKUNTALADEVI, MATHEMATICIAN
  1. AMRA PALI (AMBA PALI)

77.VASUKI (Mathanubhangi is her other name)

78.KALPANA CHAWLA

79.RUKMINIDEVI ARUNDALE, DANCER

80.UBHAYA BHARATI

to be continued………….

 

XXXXXX SUBHAM XXXXXX

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