India Postage Stamps And Postal Facts - Gk Questions Important

  • 1. When was the first all India Postage Stamp issued ?
  •  Answer - 1854
  • 2. When was the Money order service started in India?
  • Answer - 1880
  • 3. When was the Postal Life Insurance (PLI) Established in india?
  • Answer - 1884
  • 4. Where is the first Indian post office outside the Indian territory located ?
  • Answer - At the Dakshin Gangothiri in Antarctica in 1883
  • 5. Where is the world's Highest post office located?
  • Answer - Hikkim in Himachal Pradesh (150,000 Feet)
  • 6. What was the minimum amount required to open a  post office Saving bank account?
  • Answer - The minimum amount required to open a post office saving Bank is Rs 50,
  • 7. Headquarters of India post is situated at ?
  • Answer - New Delhi
  • 8. First Indian king to be depicted on an Indian stamp ?
  • Answer - Chandra Gupta Maurya
  • 9. The National Philatelic Museum of India situated in ?
  • Answer - New Delhi
  • 10 .The PIN Code system Was Introduced in India in ?
  • Answer - 1972
  • 11. PIN Code of Supreme Court of India ?
  • Answer -  110201
  • Indian Postal Day is Observed on ?
  • October 10
  • 12. In India speed post was introduced in the Year - 1986
  • 13 . First Indian to appear in postal stamp ?
         Answer -Mahatma Gandhi


    • 14  First Foreigner to appear in postal stamp ?
    • Answer - Henry Dunant
    • 15. How many postal index number zones  India has been divided in to ?
    • Answer - 9
    • 16. What is the Full form of PIN ?
    • Answer - Postal Index Number
    • 17 .World Postal Day is Observed in ?
    • Answer October 9
    • 18 . When did Universal Postal Union Founded ?
    • Answer - 1874
    • 19 . Where is the headquarters of universal postal union (UPU) ?
    • Answer - Berne (Switzerland)
    • 20. Hobby of collecting stamps is called ?
    • Answer - Philately
    • 21 . First Mugal Emperor appeared in postal stamp ?
    • Answer - Akbar
    • 22. First Postal ATM Was Opened in which city ?
    • Answer - Chennai
    • 23. World's first adhesive postage stamp ?
    • Answer - Penny Black
    • 24. The British Governor General Who Introduced the Postal system in India ?
    • Answer - Lord Dalhousie

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