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Below is what is seen by many as the ultimate trivia questions in India! This quiz not only tests you on the history of this great nation, but it also tests you about what is currently happening. Take it up and see how knowledgeable you are, and don’t forget to share it with others who might need it. Have fun!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many states in India?

    • A.

      27

    • B.

      28

    • C.

      29

    • D.

      32

    Correct Answer
    B. 28
    Explanation
    There are 28 states in India. India is divided into 28 states and 8 union territories. Each state has its own government and is responsible for its own administration.

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  • 2. 

    Following is not the Union Territories in India.

    • A.

      Chandigarh

    • B.

      Delhi

    • C.

      Chattisgarh

    • D.

      Lakshadweep

    Correct Answer
    C. Chattisgarh
    Explanation
    Chattisgarh is not a Union Territory in India. It is actually a state in central India, formed in 2000 from the southeastern districts of Madhya Pradesh. The correct answer is Chattisgarh because the other options - Chandigarh, Delhi, and Lakshadweep - are all Union Territories in India.

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  • 3. 

    Whose famous motto was: “Give me blood and I will give you freedom”?

    • A.

      Subhash Chandra Bose

    • B.

      Veer Savarkar

    • C.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    Correct Answer
    A. Subhash Chandra Bose
    Explanation
    Subhash Chandra Bose was the one who famously said, "Give me blood and I will give you freedom." This motto reflects his determination and commitment to the cause of Indian independence. Bose was a prominent leader in the Indian independence movement and played a significant role in organizing the Indian National Army to fight against British colonial rule. His motto emphasizes the sacrifice and struggle required for attaining freedom from British oppression.

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  • 4. 

    When the Republic of India was officially proclaimed?

    • A.

      15 August 1947

    • B.

      26 January 1950

    • C.

      15 August 1950

    • D.

      26 January 1948

    Correct Answer
    B. 26 January 1950
    Explanation
    On 26 January 1950, the Republic of India was officially proclaimed. This date marks the adoption of the Indian Constitution and the transition of India from a British Dominion to a sovereign republic. The proclamation of the republic on this date signifies the establishment of India as an independent and democratic nation, with a President as the head of state. It also signifies the end of the British rule in India and the beginning of a new era of self-governance.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the first President of India?

    • A.

      Dr Anne Besant

    • B.

      Dr. Rajendra Prasad

    • C.

      Pandit Nehru

    • D.

      Sardar Patel

    Correct Answer
    B. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
    Explanation
    Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the first President of India. He served as the President from 1950 to 1962. Prasad was a prominent leader in the Indian independence movement and played a crucial role in drafting the Indian Constitution. He was known for his simplicity, integrity, and dedication to public service. Prasad's presidency laid the foundation for the office of the President in India and set a precedent for future leaders. His contributions to the country and his leadership during his tenure make him the correct answer to this question.

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  • 6. 

    Mahatma Gandhi was referred to as the “Father of the Nation” first by?

    • A.

      Lokmanya Tilak

    • B.

      Veer Savarkar

    • C.

      Subhash Chandra Bose

    • D.

      Chandra Sekhar Asad

    Correct Answer
    C. Subhash Chandra Bose
    Explanation
    Subhash Chandra Bose referred to Mahatma Gandhi as the "Father of the Nation." Bose was a prominent leader in the Indian independence movement and had great respect for Gandhi. He recognized Gandhi's significant contributions to the freedom struggle and his role as a unifying figure for the nation. Bose's recognition of Gandhi as the "Father of the Nation" further solidified the title and its association with Gandhi's leadership and ideals.

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  • 7. 

    Who composed the famous patriotic song “Sare Jahamse Acha”?

    • A.

      Rabindra Tagore

    • B.

      Mohammed Iqbal

    • C.

      Bankimchandra Chattopadhyay

    Correct Answer
    B. Mohammed Iqbal
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mohammed Iqbal. Mohammed Iqbal, also known as Allama Iqbal, was a famous poet, philosopher, and politician from British India. He composed the famous patriotic song "Sare Jahamse Acha," which translates to "The whole world is good." This song became a popular anthem for Indian nationalism and is still widely recognized and celebrated today.

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  • 8. 

    “Vanar Sena” which participated in freedom struggle of India was led by?

    • A.

      Indira Gandhi

    • B.

      Sarojini Naidu

    • C.

      Netaji Bose

    • D.

      Chandra Sekhar Asad

    Correct Answer
    A. Indira Gandhi
  • 9. 

    Gandhiji was referred to as the “Mahatma” first by?

    • A.

      Netaji Bose

    • B.

      Ravindra Nath Tagore

    • C.

      Veer Savarkar

    • D.

      Chandrashekhar Azhad

    Correct Answer
    B. Ravindra Nath Tagore
    Explanation
    Ravindra Nath Tagore referred to Gandhiji as the "Mahatma" first.

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  • 10. 

     Identify the National Hero in the below picture.

    • A.

      Veer Savarkar

    • B.

      Subhash Chandra Bose

    • C.

      Chandrashekhar Azhad

    Correct Answer
    B. Subhash Chandra Bose
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Subhash Chandra Bose. This can be identified by looking at the picture. Veer Savarkar and Chandrashekhar Azhad are not shown in the picture, so they cannot be the National Hero being referred to.

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  • 11. 

    Identify the National Hero in the below picture.

    • A.

      Veer Savarkar

    • B.

      Subhash Chandra Bose

    • C.

      Chandrashekhar Azhad

    Correct Answer
    A. Veer Savarkar
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Veer Savarkar. Veer Savarkar was an Indian independence activist, poet, writer, and politician who played a significant role in the freedom struggle of India. He advocated for the use of armed resistance against British colonialism and was a prominent leader of the Hindutva movement. Savarkar was also known for his writings and his contributions to the Indian nationalist movement. His ideas and actions continue to inspire and influence Indian politics and society.

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  • 12. 

    Which is India's National Sport?

    • A.

      Cricket

    • B.

      Hocky

    • C.

      Tennis

    • D.

      Football

    Correct Answer
    B. Hocky
    Explanation
    Hockey is India's national sport because it has a long history and cultural significance in the country. India has a strong tradition in field hockey, with the national team achieving great success in international competitions, including winning multiple Olympic gold medals. The sport is widely played and followed in India, with numerous domestic leagues and tournaments. Hockey has also played a role in shaping India's identity and has been an important part of the country's sporting heritage.

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  • 13. 

    Where does the prime minister of India hoist the flag on 15th August?

    • A.

      The India gate

    • B.

      Gate way of India

    • C.

      Red Fort

    • D.

      Parliament

    Correct Answer
    C. Red Fort
    Explanation
    The prime minister of India hoists the flag on 15th August at the Red Fort. The Red Fort in Delhi is of historical significance as it was the main residence of the Mughal emperors. It is now a popular tourist attraction and serves as the venue for the annual Independence Day celebrations in India. The prime minister addresses the nation from the Red Fort and hoists the national flag to commemorate India's independence.

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  • 14. 

    Which is the national animal of India?

    • A.

      Lion

    • B.

      Elephant

    • C.

      Peacock

    • D.

      Tiger

    Correct Answer
    D. Tiger
    Explanation
    The national animal of India is the tiger. Tigers hold significant cultural and ecological importance in India. They are considered a symbol of power, strength, and grace. Tigers are native to India and are found in various national parks and reserves across the country. They are also an important part of Indian folklore and mythology. The selection of the tiger as the national animal of India reflects the country's commitment to wildlife conservation and the preservation of its rich biodiversity.

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  • 15. 

    Which of the following is India's National Song?

    • A.

      Jana Gana Mana

    • B.

      Saare jaha se achcha

    • C.

      Vande Mataram

    • D.

      Jis desh me ganga

    Correct Answer
    C. Vande Mataram
    Explanation
    Vande Mataram is considered India's National Song. It was written by Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay in Bengali and later translated into English by Sri Aurobindo. Vande Mataram is a patriotic song that expresses love and reverence for India as a motherland and has been widely recognized as a symbol of Indian nationalism. It played a significant role in the Indian independence movement and continues to be an important part of Indian culture and identity.

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  • 16. 

    Which Indian city is known as the Pink city?

    • A.

      Mahabaleshwar

    • B.

      Jaipur

    • C.

      Patna

    • D.

      Udaypur

    Correct Answer
    B. Jaipur
    Explanation
    Jaipur is known as the Pink city because of its pink-colored buildings and walls. The city was painted pink in 1876 to welcome the Prince of Wales, and since then, it has become a distinctive feature of Jaipur's architecture. The pink color symbolizes hospitality and is a significant part of the city's cultural identity.

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  • 17. 

    Which day is celebrated as Farmer's day in India?

    • A.

      15 Aug

    • B.

      23 Dec

    • C.

      22 Jul

    • D.

      26 Jan

    Correct Answer
    B. 23 Dec
    Explanation
    Farmer's Day is celebrated on 23rd December in India. This day is dedicated to honoring and appreciating the hard work and contributions of farmers towards the agricultural sector. It is a day to recognize their efforts in feeding the nation and ensuring food security. Various events and programs are organized on this day to highlight the importance of farmers and create awareness about their challenges and needs.

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  • 18. 

    India's first satellite was?

    • A.

      Bhaskara I

    • B.

      Aryabhatta

    • C.

      Insat 1 B

    • D.

      Prithvi

    Correct Answer
    B. Aryabhatta
    Explanation
    Aryabhatta is the correct answer because it was the first satellite launched by India on April 19, 1975. Named after the ancient Indian mathematician Aryabhata, it was designed to conduct experiments in X-ray astronomy, solar physics, and aeronomics. Aryabhatta played a crucial role in kickstarting India's space program and paved the way for future satellite missions.

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