independence day quiz
Independence day quiz: On 15th August 2018, we are going to celebrate 72nd Independence Day of India. India got independence on 15 August 1947, after almost 200 years long British rule. Nearly two and a half year after independence, India got its law and became ‘Republic of India‘ on 26 January 1950. Also, check our sheet about Republic Day Quiz Questions.
As part of the celebrations, quiz presentations are organized in many schools and colleges in which you will be examined questions about the Indian Independence Movement. If you are a school or college undergraduate and looking for an Independence Day Quiz, then this web page is for you. Let’s start the Independence Day Quiz. A treasure to check the following pages for more questions related to this patriotic quiz.
On 15 August 1947, who raised the national flag during independence day event at Red Fort?
A) Jawaharlal Nehru
B) Lal Bahadur Shastri
C) Mahatma Gandhi
D) Vallabhbhai Patel
Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India, raised the national flag at Lahore Gate of Red Fort.
The splitting of Congress into two groups in the year 1907 is generally referred by which of the following names?
A) Division of Bengal
B) Great Divide
C) Surat Split
D) Bombay Split
During the 1907 session of Congress held in Surat, it got divided into two groups – Extremists (led by Tilak and Lala Lajpat Rai) and Moderates led by Gopal Krishna Gokhle. This is generally referred as ‘Surat Split’.
Who wrote the poem Saare Jahan Se Achha?
A) Muhammad Iqbal
B) Rabindranath Tagore
C) Sahir Ludhianvi
Famous poet Muhammad Iqbal wrote this poem and it was first published in the weekly journal Ittihad on 16 August 1904.
When was Indian Independence Act 1947 given royal assent?
A) 3 June 1947
B) 18 July 1947
C) 15 August 1947
D) 2 March 1947
The Indian Independence Act 1947 was passed by the parliament of United Kingdom and was given royal assent on 18 July 1947. According to the provisions of this act, it was announced that British India will be given independence and divided into two countries India and Pakistan.
Who was the founder of Banaras Hindu University (BHU)?
A) Swami Dayanand Saraswati
B) Swami Vivekanand
C) Raja Ram Mohan Roy
D) Madan Mohan Malaviya
Madan Mohan Malaviya was a noted educationist and independence activist who established BHU in 1916. It is one of the largest residential universities in Asia.
This year (2018), who raised the flag during national level Republic Day function in New Delhi?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Pranab Mukherjee
C) Mohammad Hamid Ansari
D) Ram Nath Kovind
Ram Nath Kovind, the current and 14th President of India, unfurled the flag during national level event held in New Delhi. India celebrated its 69th Republic Day this year.
In which year the First Round Table Conference was held?
First Round Table Conference was opened on 12 Nov 1930 at London, to discuss the report of Simmon Commission. Many political leaders from India and representatives of princely states participated in this conference, but it was boycotted by Congress.
Which of the following songs is the national anthem of India?
A) Rangde Basanti Chola
B) Saare Jahan Se Acha
C) Jana Gana Mana
D) Vande Mataram
‘Jana Gana Mana’ is the national anthem of India. The song was written in Bengali by Rabindranath Tagore. The song glorifies India and also praises the mentor and creator of India i.e. God.
When was Kartar Singh Sarabha executed?
Kartar Singh Sarabha was executed on 16 November 1915 for his role in Ghadar Conspiracy. He was a key member of the Ghadar Party, an organization formed by Indians living in USA and Canada to end the British rule through armed struggle.