Indian Independence Day! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Indian Independence Day! Trivia Facts Quiz

The celebration for Indian Independence Day is upon us. It took a long time for India to get its independence from the British Empire and they finally did it in 1947. Do you know some facts about this great country? Take the following quiz to see how much you know about our beloved country! Hurry, you have 8 minutes to answer 30 questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the National Animal of India?
    • A. 

      Cow

    • B. 

      Tiger

    • C. 

      Deer

    • D. 

      Elephant

  • 2. 
    After the formation of Telangana, India has 28 states
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Where in India is this giant Shiva statue located?
    • A. 

      Punjab

    • B. 

      Uttarakhand

    • C. 

      Karnataka

    • D. 

      Kanyakumari

  • 4. 
    Mahatma Gandhi's Dandi March is associated with which of the following movements?
    • A. 

      Civil Disobedience Movement

    • B. 

      Non Cooperation Movement

    • C. 

      Khilafat Movement

  • 5. 
    Who was the first president of independent India?
    • A. 

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • B. 

      V V Giri

    • C. 

      Rajendra Prasad

    • D. 

      Lal Bahadur Shastri

  • 6. 
    Where was the first Indian Institute of Management (IIM) established in 1961?
    • A. 

      Lucknow

    • B. 

      Bengaluru

    • C. 

      Ahmedabad

    • D. 

      Kolkata

  • 7. 
    Our National Anthem is written by?
    • A. 

      Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

    • B. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

    • C. 

      Rajaram Mohan Roy

    • D. 

      Bal Gangadhar Tilak

  • 8. 
    In which state is the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre located?
    • A. 

      Kerala

    • B. 

      Chennai

    • C. 

      Maharashtra

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 9. 
    Who is regarded as the architect of the Indian Constitution?
    • A. 

      Jawaharlal Nehru

    • B. 

      Rajendra Prasad

    • C. 

      B. R. Ambedkar

    • D. 

      S. Radhakrishnan

  • 10. 
    Who gave the slogan 'Chalo Dilli' or 'March to Delhi'?
    • A. 

      Subhash Chandra Bose

    • B. 

      Mahatma Gandhi

    • C. 

      Lal Bahadur Shastri

    • D. 

      Mohammad Ali Jinnah

  • 11. 
    British were the last foreign rulers to leave our country?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Name this iconic Indian freedom fighter
    • A. 

      Rani Laxmi Bai

    • B. 

      Kamala Nehru

    • C. 

      Sarojini Naidu

    • D. 

      Kasturba Gandhi

  • 13. 
    The popular slogan 'Jai Jawan-Jai Kisan' was coined by Lal Bahadur Shastri
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Which of these states shares a border with Nepal?
    • A. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • B. 

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • C. 

      Uttaranchal

    • D. 

      Madhya Pradesh

  • 15. 
    How old was Bhagat Singh at the time of his death?
    • A. 

      23

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      31

  • 16. 
    During the Independence Movement, the newspaper 'Kesari' was published by ______
    • A. 

      Bal Gangadhar Tilak

    • B. 

      Subhash Chandra Bose

    • C. 

      Mohammad Ali Jinnah

    • D. 

      Lala Lajpat Rai

  • 17. 
    By geographical area, India is the _____ largest country in the world
    • A. 

      12th

    • B. 

      2nd

    • C. 

      7th

    • D. 

      3rd

  • 18. 
    Where is this Monument located?
    • A. 

      Delhi

    • B. 

      Mumbai

    • C. 

      Kolkata

    • D. 

      Hyderabad

  • 19. 
    Where does the Prime Minister of India hoist the National Flag on 15th August?
    • A. 

      Red Fort

    • B. 

      India Gate

    • C. 

      Parliament

    • D. 

      Gateway of India

  • 20. 
    Which water-body forms the Eastern boundary to India?
    • A. 

      Arabian Sea

    • B. 

      Indian Ocean

    • C. 

      Bay of Bengal

    • D. 

      Pacific Ocean

  • 21. 
    Which Indian State has most airports?
    • A. 

      Gujarat

    • B. 

      Maharashtra

    • C. 

      Chennai

    • D. 

      Goa

  • 22. 
    What is the highest honour an Indian citizen can receive?
    • A. 

      Bharat Ratna

    • B. 

      Arjuna Award

    • C. 

      Padma Bhushan

    • D. 

      Padma Vibhushan

  • 23. 
    Which historical monument was built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary to Bombay? 
    • A. 

      India Gate

    • B. 

      Churchgate

    • C. 

      Arc of Victory

    • D. 

      Gateway of India

  • 24. 
    There are _____ lions in our National Emblem. (Put the number)
  • 25. 
    The first Satellite launched by India was called
    • A. 

      Aryabhatta

    • B. 

      Bhaskara I

    • C. 

      Bhaskara II

    • D. 

      Rohini