10 Prime Ministers of India - Captivating GK Questions For Class 3

In this article, we bring you the names of various Prime Ministers of India, starting from the independence era, which would create general awareness among kids about the various political personalities of our country.

In the Republic of India, the Prime Minister is the chief and prime executive of the Government of India. He/She is vested with executive powers along with his/her Council of Ministers. India is a democratic country and people vote their representatives through elections. The Prime Minister is appointed and sworn-in office by the President of India.

The Prime Minister is generally the leader of the party which secures the majority or alliance in the Lok Sabha or the lower house of the Indian Parliament and comes to power and forms the government. During their term, the ruling party pledges to work for the welfare of the people of the country. They serve office for a tenure of five years or until dissolution, whichever is earlier.

Here is a list of the last 10 Prime Ministers of India, Rajiv Gandhi, Vishwanath Pratap Singh, Chandra Shekhar, P. V. Narasimha Rao, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, H. D. Deve Gowda, Inder Kumar Gujral, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Manmohan Singh, and Narendra Modi.

Here, we present you GK Questions on Prime Ministers of India for Class 3 kids. The questions given below mainly comprise names of different Prime Ministers, as per their tenure in office.

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Answer the following GK questions on names of 10 Prime Ministers of India:

Q1. Name the first Prime Minister of India who served office (15 August 1947 – 27 May 1964) until his death.

  1. Gulzarilal Nanda
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru
  3. Rajendra Prasad
  4. Lal Bahadur Shastri

Q2. _____________________ is the current Prime Minister of India (26 May 2014 – present).

  1. Narendra Modi
  2. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  3. Manmohan Singh
  4. Ram Nath Kovind

Q3. Who was the Prime Minister of India (9 June 1964 – 11 January 1966) until his death?

  1. Gulzarilal Nanda
  2. Charan Singh
  3. Lal Bahadur Shastri
  4. Morarji Desai

Q4. Who served as Prime Minister of India from 24 January 1966 – 24 March 1977?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. Gulzarilal Nanda
  3. Gopinath Bordoloi
  4. Indira Gandhi

Q5. Name the Prime Minister of India who served office from 28 July 1979 – 14 January 1980.

  1. Jyoti Basu
  2. Morarji Desai
  3. Charan Singh
  4. V. V. Giri

Q6. _______________________ served as the Prime Minister of India (21 April 1997 – 19 March 1998).

  1. Inder Kumar Gujral
  2. Charan Singh
  3. H. D. Deve Gowda
  4. Morarji Desai

Q7. Name the Prime Minister of India who served office from 21 June 1991 – 16 May 1996.

  1. H. D. Deve Gowda
  2. P. V. Narasimha Rao
  3. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  4. Chandra Shekhar

Q8. ____________________________ was the Prime Minister of India (31 October 1984 – 2 December 1989).

  1. Chandra Shekhar
  2. Indira Gandhi
  3. Rajiv Gandhi
  4. P. V. Narasimha Rao

Q9. Who was the Prime Minister of India (19 March 1998 – 22 May 2004)?

  1. Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  2. Manmohan Singh
  3. Chandra Shekhar
  4. Vishwanath Pratap Singh

Q10. Who served as Prime Minister of India from 22 May 2004 – 26 May 2014?

  1. Narendra Modi
  2. Manmohan Singh
  3. Vishwanath Pratap Singh
  4. Inder Kumar Gujral

The answers to the GK questions on Prime Ministers of India are provided in the box given below. Do you want to explore more such brain-tickling Class 3 GK Questions on interesting topics? You can also check our Kids Learning section and get access to the best resources for your child.


1. b) Jawaharlal Nehru 2. a) Narendra Modi 3. c) Lal Bahadur Shastri 4. d) Indira Gandhi 5. c) Charan Singh
6. a) Inder Kumar Gujral 7. b) P. V. Narasimha Rao 8. c) Rajiv Gandhi 9. a) Atal Bihari Vajpayee 10. b) Manmohan Singh



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