73rd Indian Independence Day! Trivia Questions Quiz

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This is now the 73rd Indian Independence day and that being said, there is much that has happened to the country as a whole throughout history that people should know. Taking the quiz below is one way to ensure that you are up to date on all things India. Do give it a try and get to learn some more. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In which city will you find the Buland Darwaza?

    • A.

      Jaipur

    • B.

      Fatehpur Sikri

    • C.

      Sawai Madhopur

    • D.

      Bhopal

    Correct Answer
    B. Fatehpur Sikri
    Explanation
    Fatehpur Sikri is the correct answer because it is the city where the Buland Darwaza is located. Buland Darwaza is a grand entrance gate built by Emperor Akbar in the 16th century. It is one of the main attractions in Fatehpur Sikri and is known for its impressive architecture and historical significance. Jaipur, Sawai Madhopur, and Bhopal are not associated with the Buland Darwaza.

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  • 2. 

    What is the national bird of India?

    • A.

      Cuckoo

    • B.

      Peacock

    • C.

      Eagle

    • D.

      Sparrow

    Correct Answer
    B. Peacock
    Explanation
    The national bird of India is the peacock. The peacock is known for its vibrant and colorful feathers, which symbolize beauty, grace, and pride. It is also associated with Indian mythology and culture, often depicted in various art forms and dances. The peacock's majestic appearance and significance in Indian traditions make it a fitting choice as the national bird of India.

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  • 3. 

    Who among the following was popularly known as 'Punjab Kesari'?

    • A.

      Dr. Satyapal

    • B.

      Bhagat Singh

    • C.

      Lala Lajpat Rai

    • D.

      Udham Singh

    Correct Answer
    C. Lala Lajpat Rai
    Explanation
    Lala Lajpat Rai was popularly known as 'Punjab Kesari'. He was a prominent freedom fighter and a leader of the Indian National Congress. He played a significant role in the Indian independence movement and was known for his strong advocacy of Swaraj (self-rule) and his opposition to British rule in India. Lala Lajpat Rai was known for his fearless and powerful speeches, which earned him the title 'Punjab Kesari', meaning "Lion of Punjab". He was a symbol of courage and resilience in the fight for India's freedom.

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  • 4. 

    Who is this freedom fighter?

    • A.

      Chandrashekhar Azad

    • B.

      Sukhdev Thapar

    • C.

      Bhagat Singh

    • D.

      Shivaram Rajguru

    Correct Answer
    B. Sukhdev Thapar
    Explanation
    Sukhdev Thapar was a prominent freedom fighter who played a crucial role in the Indian independence movement. He was a close associate of Bhagat Singh and Chandrashekhar Azad. Sukhdev Thapar was one of the founding members of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) and actively participated in various revolutionary activities against British rule. He was involved in the Lahore Conspiracy Case and was sentenced to death along with Bhagat Singh and Rajguru. Sukhdev Thapar's sacrifice and dedication to the cause of freedom make him a well-known and respected freedom fighter in Indian history.

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  • 5. 

    Which one of these is not an Indian Painter?

    • A.

      Anish Kapoor

    • B.

      S H Raza

    • C.

      Tyeb Mehta

    • D.

      F N Souza

    Correct Answer
    A. Anish Kapoor
    Explanation
    Anish Kapoor is not an Indian painter because he was born in Mumbai, India, but later moved to London and became a British citizen. He is known for his large-scale sculptures and installations, such as the famous "Cloud Gate" in Chicago. While he has Indian heritage and has exhibited in India, his nationality and artistic career are primarily associated with the United Kingdom.

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  • 6. 

    Who was the first president of Indian National Congress?

    • A.

      Womesh Chandra Banerjee

    • B.

      AO Hume

    • C.

      Gopal Krishna Gokhale

    • D.

      Dadabhai Naraoji

    Correct Answer
    A. Womesh Chandra Banerjee
    Explanation
    Womesh Chandra Banerjee was the first president of the Indian National Congress. He served as the president during the first session of the Congress in 1885. Banerjee was a prominent lawyer and a key figure in the Indian nationalist movement. He played a crucial role in organizing the Congress and laying the foundation for the future political movement in India. Banerjee's presidency marked the beginning of the Congress as a platform for Indians to voice their demands and aspirations for self-governance.

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  • 7. 

    Which of these is the story of Ramayana written in hindi?

    • A.

      Dharmasutra

    • B.

      Patanjali Sutra

    • C.

      Rambhakti

    • D.

      Ramcharitra Manas

    Correct Answer
    D. Ramcharitra Manas
    Explanation
    Ramcharitra Manas is the correct answer because it is a famous Hindi epic written by the poet Tulsidas. It is a retelling of the ancient Hindu epic Ramayana, which narrates the story of Lord Rama, his wife Sita, and their journey to rescue her from the demon king Ravana. Ramcharitra Manas is written in Awadhi language, a dialect of Hindi, and is considered one of the most important works of Hindi literature.

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  • 8. 

    Who is the first Indian to score a century in Test Cricket?

    • A.

      Mansoor Pataudi

    • B.

      Vijay Hazare

    • C.

      Vijay Merchant

    • D.

      Lala Amarnath

    Correct Answer
    D. Lala Amarnath
    Explanation
    Lala Amarnath is the first Indian to score a century in Test Cricket. He achieved this milestone on December 15, 1933, during India's tour of England. Amarnath scored 118 runs in the first innings of the match played at the Gymkhana Ground in Lahore. His century marked a significant moment in Indian cricket history, showcasing the talent and potential of Indian players on the international stage.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these port cities is not on the bay of bengal?

    • A.

      Chennai

    • B.

      Tuticorin

    • C.

      Cochin

    • D.

      Vishakhapatnam

    Correct Answer
    C. Cochin
    Explanation
    Cochin is not on the Bay of Bengal because it is located on the Arabian Sea. Chennai, Tuticorin, and Vishakhapatnam are all port cities that are situated along the Bay of Bengal.

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  • 10. 

    Who created the fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi?

    • A.

      Sharadindu Bandhyopadhyay

    • B.

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • C.

      Satyajit Ray

    • D.

      Sukumar Ray

    Correct Answer
    A. Sharadindu Bandhyopadhyay
    Explanation
    Sharadindu Bandhyopadhyay is the correct answer for the question "Who created the fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi?" Byomkesh Bakshi is a popular fictional detective character in Bengali literature and Sharadindu Bandhyopadhyay is the author who created this character. He wrote a series of stories and novels featuring Byomkesh Bakshi, who is known for his sharp intellect and logical reasoning skills. Bandhyopadhyay's works have made Byomkesh Bakshi an iconic detective character in Indian literature.

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