Q. 153.7( 3 Votes )

Match the following:

Column I

(i) Birdman of India

(ii) Missile man

(iii) Father of Plastic Surgery

(iv) Father of Indian Nuclear Science

Column II

(a) Charaka

(b) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

(c) Dr. Bhabha

(d) Dr. Saleem Ali

Answer :

(i) Birdman of India - (d) Dr. Saleem Ali


Dr. Saleem Moizuddin Abdul Ali was an Indian ornithologist who was also sometimes referred to as the "birdman of India". He was the scientist who worked hard to gain the government support for the establishment of Bharatpur bird sanctuary (Keoladeo Ghana Bird Sanctuary).


(ii) Missileman - (b) Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam


Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, the 11th President of India, moved to Madras in 1955 to study aerospace engineering in Madras Institute of Technology. Dr. Kalam made various contributions in the field of space and defense and hence he is given the title - Missileman of India.


(iii) Father of plastic surgery - (a) Charaka


Charaka is well known as the "Indian father of medicine" who wrote the book 'Charaka Samhita'. He is also referred to as the "Father of plastic surgery".


(iv) Father of Indian Nuclear Science - (c) Dr. Bhabha


Under Dr. Bhabha's expert guidance the nation's first atomic reactor 'Apsara' was commissioned in 1956. In 1945, he founded the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai.


Dr. Bhabha was also known as the "Father of Indian Nuclear Science".


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