Top 20 GK Questions on the Prime Ministers of India for Kids

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In this lesson, we will cover the names of Prime Ministers of India through general knowledge questions such as Chandra Shekhar, Rajiv Gandhi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, H. D. Deve Gowda, Manmohan Singh, P. V. Narasimha Ra, Inder Kumar Gujral, Narendra Modi, etc.

Since India is a democratic country here, we celebrate various Indian cultures, traditions, and heritage and unite to showcase a picture of each culture. This article will cover the list of Prime Ministers of India from the start of Independence Day to now. This knowledge will help children to learn about many names of political personalities of India and it is very important for young ones to have basic general knowledge about PMs of India which will help them on academic and personal levels and they will be able to crack any tests. It is the best way to teach political personalities names through GK questions. So, in this article children will learn about GK questions and answers on Prime Ministers of India for classes 1, 2 and 3 kids from the independence era to now:

What Is Prime Minister?

A Prime minister is a person that can be he or she, where people vote for their favourite leader through elections and the PM is appointed who got more votes and then sworn by the President of India in office. He/she is one of the most powerful and strong leaders in any country. The Prime Minister of India is the prime and chief executive of the Indian Government that gives promises to support and work for its citizen’s protection.

20 General Knowledge Questions on the Prime Minister of India with Answers for Children

Here are have added top 20 leaders of India from the independence era to now. Young ones will learn about basic questions such as who was the PM of India in 2004, 2014 etc. Let’s boost your children’s knowledge through these general knowledge questions along with answers:

Q1. Name the PM of India that receive the 1st award of the prestigious Bharat Ratna posthumously.

a) Rajiv Gandhi
b) Lal Bahadur Shastri
c) K. Gujral
d) Chandra Shekar

Q2. How many PMs died in office in India?

a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

Q3. in Delhi where is the official residence of the Prime Minister?

a) No. 7 Race Course Road
b) No. 10 Janpath
c) No. 1 Akbar Road
d) No. 1 Safdarjung Road

Q4. Which First Prime Ministers of India died in their office?

a) Gulzari Lal Nanda
b) N. Modi
c) Rajiv Gandhi
d) Jawaharlal Nehru

Q5. Name the Indian Prime Minister whose birth anniversary is known as the Sadbhavana Diwas.

a) Indira Gandhi
b) Morarjee Gandhi
c) Rajiv Gandhi
d) P. V. Narasimha Rao

Q6. Which Indian PM did the Bangladesh government honour with the Bangladesh Swadhinata Sammanona Award in 2011?

a) Indira Gandhi
b) Narendra Modi
c) Manmohan Singh
d) Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Q7. Who is the Prime Minister of India since May 2014?

a) Lal Bahadur Shastri
b) Narendra Modi
c) Manmohan Singh
d) Gulzarilal Nanda

Q8. From the following name the 5th PM of India who was in office from July 28, 1979, to January 14, 1980?

a) Vishwanath Pratap Singh
b) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
c) Inder Kumar Gujral
d) Chaudhary Charan Singh

Q9. From the following name the Indian Prime Minister who was in office from 9 June 1964 to 11 January 1966?

a) Lal Bahadur Shastri
b) Gulzarilal Nanda
c) Morarji Desai
d) Charan Singh

Q10. Who was as PM of India from 22 May 2004 to 26 May 2014?

a) Vishwanath Pratap Singh
b) Narendra Modi
c) Manmohan Singh
d) Inder Kumar Gujral

Q11. Which Indian Prime Minister won Pakistan’s highest civilian honour?

a) Indira Gandhi
b) I. K Gujra
c) Vishwanath Pratap Singh
d) Morarji Desai

Q12. From the following who became the Indian PM without becoming a part Union Cabinet Minister?

a) Indira Gandhi
b) Chaudhary Charan Singh
c) Lal Bahadur Shastri
d) Manmohan Singh

Q13. From the following name the India PM who was in office from 19 March 1998 to 22 May 2004?

a) Chandra Shekhar
b) Vishwanath Pratap Singh
c) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
d) Manmohan Singh

Q14. From the following who was the Indian PM from October 31, 1984 – December 2, 1989?

a) Rajiv Gandhi
b) Chandra Shekar
c) K. Gujral
d) Manmohan Singh

Q15. Out of the list given below which Indian Prime Minister served in office from June 1991 – to May 1996?

a) Chandra Shekhar
b) Pamulaparthi Venkata Narasimha Rao
c) Morarji Desai
d) H. D. Deve Gowda

Q16. Name the first Prime Minister who visited Siachen.

a) Rajiv Gandhi
b) Manmohan Singh
c) K. Gujral
d) Chandra Shekar

Q17. From the following name, the Prime Minister’s autobiography is titled Matters of Discretion: An Autobiography?

a) H.D. Deve Gowda
b) Indira Gandhi
c) PV Narasimha Rao
d) Inder Kumar Gujral

Q18. How many Indian PMs have been awarded the Bharat Ratna till May 2014?

a) 4
b) 5
c) 6
d) 7

Q19. Out of the list given below name the appointments that are NOT made by the Indian President.

a) Chief Justice
b) Chief of Air Staff
c) Chief of Army
d) Speaker of the Lok Sabha

Q20. To whom does the President address his/her resignation letter if he/she wishes to resign?

a) PM
b) Vice President
c) Chief Justice
d) Secretary of Lok Sabha


Here are the answers to all the above questions on famous leaders of India where children will able to learn their names easily through these GK questions. Let’s look at the answers for classes 1, 2, and 3 kids:

Ans. 1) b2) c3) a4) d
5) c6) a7) b8) d
9) a10) c11) d12) b
13) c14) a15) b16) b
17) d18) c19) d20) b

We hope children got enough knowledge on top famous leaders of India. This knowledge will definitely help them at their educational level and personal levels and they will get more confident in life to crack any test or debate. This knowledge will also help them remember who got which award in which year and who was elected in which year along with their names. Since this is a vast topic we have added the top 20 questions for young ones so that they can easily remember them and use them whenever asked.

Suhana Dessai

Suhana holds a master's degree in computer and from the University of Goa. She has around 3 years of experience in various fields of writing and editing. By profession, she is a freelancer Content Writer. As an associate editor at SudivGuide, Suhana edits and ensures the articles are aligned with the website's editorial standards.