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57. 

Who became the 1st Indian-origin woman to honoured with a Memorial Blue Plaque?

[A]. Pratibha Patil
[B]. Smriti Irani
[C]. Noor Inayat Khan
[D]. Kalpana Chawla

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Noor Inayat Khan(Noor-un-Nissa Inayat Khan or Nora Baker), Britain's World War II spy, who served in the Special Operations Executive(SOE) became the 1st Indian-origin woman to be honoured with a memorial Blue Plaque at her former family home in London, United Kingdom(UK).

Manohar said: (Sep 19, 2020)  
What exactly is memorial blue plaque?

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