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Independence Day Quiz

Q1. On which national holiday are the Padma Awards given?

26th January
15th August
2nd October
15th July

Q2. In 1947, the Radcliffe Line became the border between India and which country?


Q3. Which famous salutation was coined by Champakaraman Pillai during the independence

Jai Bharat
Jai hind
Vande Matram
Inquilab Zindabad

Q4. In 1947, from which monument did Jawaharlal Nehru announce Indias independence?

Red Fort
Hawa Mahal
Taj Mahal
Parliament of India

Q5. Under Article 76 of the Constitution, who appoints the Attorney General of India?

Prime Minister
Vice President
Finance Minister
Q6. There are 3 national holidays in India: 26 January, 15 August and?

2nd October
1st January
15th July
25th December

Q7. During which movement Mahatma Gandhi gave the call for 'Do or Die'?

Khilafat Movement
Non-Cooperation Movement
Salt Satyagraha
Quit India Movement

Q8. What was the name of the mission sent by British government to India to seek
cooperation during World War II?

Cripps Mission
Simon Commission
United Kingdom Cabinet Mission
Morley-Minto Mission

Q9. Who wrote this slogan "Self-Rule is my birth right and I shall have it"?

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Subhash Chandra Bose
Bhagat Singh
Jawaharlal Nehru

Q10. What does the three colours of national flag represent?

Justice, Selflessness, Agriculture

Religion, Peace, Trees
Sacrifice, Peace and Prosperity
None of these
Q11.The patriotic poem 'Sarfaroshi Ki Tamanna' was written by?

Kartar Singh Sarabha

Bismil Azimabadi
Muhammad Iqbal
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

Q12. On 15th August 1947, who raised the national flag during Independence Day event at
Red Fort?

Jawaharlal Nehru
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Mahatma Gandhi
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Q13. Who wrote the poem Saare Jahan Se Achha?

Muhammad Iqbal
Rabindranath Tagore
Sahir Ludhianvi

Q14. When was Indian Independence Act 1947 given royal assent?

3 June 1947
18 July 1947
15 August 1947
2 March 1947

Q15. When did the Jallianwala Bagh massacre occur?

Q16. During the first census held after independence, around how much was the total
population of the country?

27 Crore
36 Crore
47 Crore
61 Crore

Q17. When was Saare Jahan se Achha published?

16th August 1904.

15th August 1947
15th August 1904
2nd October 1947

Q18. Who wrote the famous book 'India Wins Freedom'?

Jawaharlal Nehru
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
Bipan Chandra
Sekhar Bandyopadhyay

Q19. This year (2017), who raised the flag during national level Republic Day function in
New Delhi?

Narendra Modi
Pranab Mukherjee
Mohammad Hamid Ansari
Rajnath Singh

Q20. When was Quit India Movement started?