India Independence Facts Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    Who died on the day the Non-cooperation Movement was launched by Mahayana Gandhi?

    • A.

      Subhash Chandra Bose

    • B.

      Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    • C.

      Lala Lajpat Rai

    • D.

      Bhaghat Singh

    Correct Answer
    B. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    Explanation
    Bal Gangadhar Tilak died on the day the Non-cooperation Movement was launched by Mahatma Gandhi. This movement was an important part of India's struggle for independence, and Tilak, a prominent nationalist leader, played a significant role in inspiring and mobilizing people towards the cause of freedom. His death on the same day as the launch of the movement was a significant loss for the nationalist movement in India.

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  • 2. 

    Who amongst the following was not hanged with Bhagat Singh?

    • A.

      Batukeshwar Dutt

    • B.

      Shivaram Rajguru

    • C.

      Sukhdev Thapar

    Correct Answer
    A. Batukeshwar Dutt
    Explanation
    Batukeshwar Dutt was not hanged with Bhagat Singh. He was one of Bhagat Singh's close associates and participated in the Lahore Conspiracy Case along with him. However, Dutt and Singh were sentenced to transportation for life, rather than being hanged. They were both imprisoned in the Cellular Jail in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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  • 3. 

    Who designed the national flag of India?

    • A.

      Ravindranath Tagore

    • B.

      Bankimchandra Chatterjee

    • C.

      Pingali Venkayya

    • D.

      Bhikaji Cama

    Correct Answer
    C. Pingali Venkayya
    Explanation
    Pingali Venkayya is the correct answer because he is the person who designed the national flag of India. He was an Indian freedom fighter and a member of the Indian National Congress. The design of the flag, which consists of three horizontal stripes of saffron, white, and green, with a blue wheel in the center, was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on 22 July 1947. Venkayya's design was chosen out of thousands of submissions and has since become an iconic symbol of India's independence and national identity.

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  • 4. 

    Which one of the following is not a movement started by Mahatma Gandhi?

    • A.

      Quit India

    • B.

      Non-cooperation

    • C.

      Salt Satyagraha

    • D.

      Swadeshi

    Correct Answer
    D. Swadeshi
    Explanation
    Swadeshi is not a movement started by Mahatma Gandhi. Swadeshi refers to the promotion of domestic products and boycotting foreign goods. Although Gandhi supported and advocated for Swadeshi as a means of economic independence, it was not a movement initiated by him. The other options mentioned, namely Quit India, Non-cooperation, and Salt Satyagraha, were all significant movements led by Mahatma Gandhi during India's struggle for independence.

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  • 5. 

    How many stanzas are there in the National Anthem of India (Jana Gana Man....)?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      3

    • C.

      4

    • D.

      5

    Correct Answer
    D. 5
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5. The National Anthem of India, "Jana Gana Mana," consists of five stanzas. Each stanza represents different aspects of India's diverse culture, history, and geographical features. The anthem was written by Rabindranath Tagore and was adopted as India's national anthem on January 24, 1950.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the first Home Minister of India?

    • A.

      C Rajagopalachari

    • B.

      Vallabhbhai Patel

    • C.

      Jawaharlal Nehru (dual department)

    • D.

      Abul Kalam Azad

    Correct Answer
    B. Vallabhbhai Patel
    Explanation
    Vallabhbhai Patel was the first Home Minister of India. He played a crucial role in the integration of princely states into the Indian Union after independence. As Home Minister, Patel was responsible for maintaining law and order, internal security, and the administration of justice in the country. His efforts in unifying India and his strong leadership made him an important figure in the early years of the nation.

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  • 7. 

    Whose famous slogan is “Tum Mujhe Khoon do main tumhe Azadi doonga”?

    • A.

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • B.

      Subhash Chandra Bose

    • C.

      Balgangadhar Tilak

    • D.

      Chandrasekhar Azad

    Correct Answer
    B. Subhash Chandra Bose
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Subhash Chandra Bose. Subhash Chandra Bose was a prominent leader during the Indian independence movement. He coined the famous slogan "Tum Mujhe Khoon do main tumhe Azadi doonga" which translates to "Give me blood, and I shall give you freedom". This slogan became a rallying cry for the Indian National Army and reflected Bose's determination and commitment to achieving independence for India.

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  • 8. 

    What was Jawaharlal Nehru’s Lok Sabha constituency?

    • A.

      Amethi

    • B.

      Raebareli

    • C.

      Phoolpur

    • D.

      Allahabad

    Correct Answer
    C. Phoolpur
    Explanation
    Jawaharlal Nehru's Lok Sabha constituency was Phoolpur.

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  • 9. 

    Which incident provoked Gandhiji to suspend the Civil Disobedience movement?

    • A.

      Chauri Chaura incident

    • B.

      Jallianwala Bagh massacre

    • C.

      Kakori Train robbery

    • D.

      Chandrasekhar Azad suicide

    Correct Answer
    A. Chauri Chaura incident
    Explanation
    The Chauri Chaura incident was a violent clash between a group of protesters and the police in Chauri Chaura, Uttar Pradesh, in 1922. During a protest march as part of the Civil Disobedience movement, the protesters set fire to a police station, resulting in the death of 22 policemen. This incident deeply troubled Mahatma Gandhi, who believed in non-violence, and he decided to suspend the Civil Disobedience movement as a result. Gandhi felt that the movement had lost its non-violent character and needed to be halted to prevent further bloodshed.

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  • 10. 

    Who became Pakistan’s first Prime Minister after partition?

    • A.

      Muhammad Ali Jinnah

    • B.

      Aga Khan

    • C.

      Liaquat Ali Khan

    • D.

      Shakur Ali

    Correct Answer
    C. Liaquat Ali Khan
    Explanation
    Liaquat Ali Khan became Pakistan's first Prime Minister after partition. He served as the Prime Minister from 1947 until his assassination in 1951. Khan played a crucial role in the early years of Pakistan's independence, working alongside Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. He focused on stabilizing the new nation, addressing economic challenges, and establishing strong diplomatic relations with other countries. Khan's leadership and dedication to the nation during its formative years make him the correct answer for this question.

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