General knowledge questions 2012 : Postal system
Possible questions (frequently asked) for Postal assistant aptitude test about Postal System. These important previously asked questions will help you to attain a high score in the exam.
1. Which Governor general found Telegraph and Postal systems ?
Answer: Lord Dalhousie
2. When did the first General Post Office opened in India ?
Answer: 1774 (Kolkata)
3. Which is the first postage stamp of India ?
Answer: Sinde Dawk (1852)
4. What is the Fulform of PIN ?
Answer: Postal Index Number
5. When did the Pin system Started in India?
Answer: 1972 (In the same year Royal bangal Tiger replaces lion as National Animal)
6. Which is the first Indian post office outside Indian territory ?
Answer: post office at Dakshin Gangotri in Antarctica (1983)
7. When did the service of speed post started in India ?
8. In which year Money Order system introduced in India ?
9. In which year Postal Life Insurance started in India ?
10. Where is postal staff college situated ?
Answer: Ghaziabad (UP)
11. World Postal Day is observed in _________ ?
Answer: October 9
12. Indian Postal Day is observed in _________ ?
Answer: October 10
13. Where is highest post office in the world situated ?
Answer: Hikkim (Himachal Pradesh)
14. When did Universal Postal Union founded?