The word Philately means the collection and research of the postal stamps. It also involves the study, collection, research and appreciation of all those products which are included in the philatelic products. There are many questions asked in the Government Competitive exams and many of the candidates are not knowing about the the word Philatelic.
So, In this article General Knowledge Questions and Answers are available on Philatelic. It will also help you for the ‘Philatelic Quiz Competition’ and many other competitions. Thus, this article is to provide the information about the Philatelic and its different products.
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#1. Of what etymological origin is the word philately?
American and Spanish
Italian and Chinese
Greek and French
French and Spanish
#2. Who came up with the word philately?
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
John K. Tiffany
#3. When was the first all Indian Stamp issued?
#4. Where was the India’s first General Post Office or GPO established?
#5. How many General Post Office or GPOs are there in Postal Circle?
#6. Where is the world’s highest post office located?
#7. The first commemorative postal stamp on a person was issued in India in 1948. Who was the personality?
#8. What postage stamp is used for the official mail posted by Government/ Semi Government?
#9. What is the term for all the small horizontal and vertical cuts between stamps to facilitate separation?
#10. Who was the first Indian Woman to introduce on stamp?
#11. Which digit of PIN Code is reserved for Army Postal Service?
#12. Who was the first Indian King to be depicted in the postal stamp?
Chandra Gupt Maurya
#13. What is the white border area of the sheet of stamp called?
#14. What was depicted in the first postal stamp of independent India?
Ashoka Lion Capital
#15. Which was the first institutioan commemorative postage stamp issued by India Post?
Steel Industry of India
Geological Survey of India
Universal Postal India
#16. The first commemorative stamp on event was released in the year 1952. What was the event?
First General Election
First Asian Games
Central Railway was formed
#17. What is the minimum amount required to open a philately account in India?
#18. National Phitalely Day is celebrated on
#19. Name the first Indian newspaper to be honoured by postal stamp?
The Hindustan Times
The Indian Express
Times of India
#20. The only person in the world to be honoured with a stamp by over 43 countries of the globe?
#21. Which is the country that has the largest postal network in the world?
#22. The first stamp on independent India was issued on ?
November 21, 1947
October 13, 1947
December 25, 1947
January 26, 1947
Article last re-published on August 5, 2020.