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GK Questions and Answers on Teachers' Day

Teachers' Day is celebrated on 5 September every year in India as a mark of accolade to the part played by the teachers in the society. Let’s play the quiz to find out the reason why Teachers' Day is celebrated on 5 September? How it is celebrated? What is the importance of Teachers' Day?      
Sep 5, 2019 12:37 IST
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GK Quiz on Teacher's DAy
GK Quiz on Teacher's DAy

Since 1962, India has been celebrating Teachers' Day on 5th September. The day commemorates the birthday of Dr Sarvepalli Radhakhrishnan, a philosopher and a teacher, and his mind flex contribution to the field of education. Dr. Radhakrishnan believed that "teachers should be the best minds in the country".

Teachers are the cornerstones of our future and act as foundation for creating responsible citizens and good human beings. This day is celebrated to show our acknowledgement and recognition of the hard work put in by our teachers towards our development. Let’s play the quiz to find out the reason, its importance, the great mentor, academician, India’s President and above all a great Teacher behind the celebration of the auspicious day.

1. Since when India is celebrating Teachers' Day?
A. 1962
B. 1972
C. 1965
D. 1975
Ans. A

2. How Teachers' Day is originated?
A. Birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru
B. Birthday of Indira Gandhi
C. Birthday of Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan
D. None of the above
Ans. C

3. Which of the following statement is/are correct about Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan:
A. He became the first Vice President of India and was elected to the constituent assembly of India.
B.  In 1954 he was awarded with Bharat Ratna.
C. He had received the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade in 1961.

D. All are correct

Ans. D

4. Who said that “Teaching is not a profession, a way of life”?
A. Dr. Radhakrishnan
B. Swami Vivekananda
C. Gulzarilal Nanda
D. Narendra Modi
Ans. D

5. When Dr. Radhakrishnan became the President of India?
A. 1952
B. 1962
C. 1972
D. 1982
Ans. B

Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan: The Nation's Teacher

6. University Education Commission was formed in which year?
A. 1928
B. 1935
C. 1948
D. 1950
Ans. C

7. In 1931 Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan became the Vice Chancellor of which University?
A. Mysore University
B. Andhra University
C. Karnataka University
D. None of the above
Ans. B

8. On which date in India Teachers' Day is celebrated?
A. 14 November
B. 5 October
C. 5 September
D. 5 October
Ans. C

9. Guess who was the teacher of Lord Krishna?

A. Dronacharya
B. Sandipani Muni
C. Rishi Visishtha
D. Garga Muni
Ans. B

10. In which subject Dr. Radhakrishnan had done his Post Graduation?
A. Science
B. Sociology
C. History
D. Philosophy
Ans. D

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