Do You Know About Independence Day Of India? Trivia Facts Quiz

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Do You Know About Independence Day Of India? Trivia Facts Quiz

Do you know about Independence Day of India? With its Independence India has been able to achieve since it got its independence from the British. The journey took time but at the end India won. Can you identify some of the events that have taken place in India so far? The quiz below is perfect for seeing if you do, give it a try!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Can you determine the specialty of the stamp in the photograph?
    • A. 

      First stamp of Independent India

    • B. 

      A still from a movie

    • C. 

      A Popular Painting

    • D. 

      A Popular Book

  • 2. 
    On 14th August 1947 (Just before midnight of Independence Day), Jawaharlal Nehru rose in the Constituent Assembly of India to deliver a very famous speech. Which among the following were the lines of the speech?
    • A. 

      “Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny”

    • B. 

      Jai Jawan Jai Kisan

    • C. 

      "Swaraj is our birthright and we shall have it"

    • D. 

      "India is Independent now"

  • 3. 
    When was the first war of Independence started?
    • A. 

      May 10, 1857

    • B. 

      May 10, 1850

    • C. 

      May 10, 1900

    • D. 

      May 10, 1888

  • 4. 
    At the eve of Independence Day, i.e. on 15 August 1947, India’s partition took place where the British Indian Empire was separated along with religious issues into two separate nations: India and Pakistan. Independent India was a precursor to modern India. What was the name of Independent India during that period?
    • A. 

      Dominion of India

    • B. 

      Crown of India

    • C. 

      Predecessor India

    • D. 

      Old India

  • 5. 
    On Independence Day eve, who among the following leader delivers the “Address to the Nation” which is also televised nationally?
    • A. 

      The President of India

    • B. 

      The Chief Minister

    • C. 

      The Governor

    • D. 

      The Finance Minister

  • 6. 
    Why Viceroy Mountbatten chose the date 15 August as the Indian Independence Day?
    • A. 

      15 August also commemorated the 2nd anniversary of surrender of Japan to the Allied Forces

    • B. 

      15 August also commemorated the birthday of a famous freedom fighter

    • C. 

      15 August also commemorated as the partition of India

    • D. 

      15 August also commemorated the formation of Indian Independence Act

  • 7. 
    Where was Mahatma Gandhi on the day of Indian Independence, 15 August 1947?
    • A. 

      He was fasting and negotiating with communal leaders after a Hindu-Muslim flare-up in Bengal

    • B. 

      He was in London

    • C. 

      He was in Delhi celebrating Independence day

    • D. 

      He was in Pakistan

  • 8. 
    The Parliament of which nation enacted the Indian Independence Act, 1947 which partitioned India?
    • A. 

      United Kingdom

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 9. 
    How many princely states were there at the time of independence?
    • A. 

      500

    • B. 

      562

    • C. 

      540

    • D. 

      501