Thursday, January 26, 2012

Republic Day Quiz - 1

1. The Republic Day of India commemorates the date on which the Constitution of India came into force replacing an act which was governing document of India. Which act was replaced?
[A]Government of India Act 1935
[B]Government of Great Britain Act 1935
[C]Government of United Kingdom Act 1935
[D]East India Companies Act 1905

2. When did Constitution of India came into force?
[A]26 January 1947
[B]26 January 1950
[C]15 August 1947
[D]15 August 1950

3. Who was the chairman of drafting committee of Indian Constitution?
[A]Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
[B]Dr. Rajendra Prasad
[C]Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar
[D]Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

4. Indian constitution was prepared in
[A] 2 years 11 months
[B] 2 years 18 days
[C] 2 years 18 months
[D] 2 years 11 months 18 days

5. Where did the Republic Day parade in Delhi held?
[B]Lal Quila(Red Fort)
[D]Shanti Sthal

6. When did Beating Retreat ceremony happened?
[A]26 January
[B]27 January
[C]28 January
[D]29 January

7. On republic day, many awards are given like Ashok Chakra, Kirti Chakra etc. There is an award for children also. Which award are we talikng about?
[A]National Bravery Award
[B]National Children Award
[C]Rashtrapati Protsahan Puraskar
[D]President's Medal

8. The Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces, takes the salute on Republic Day Parade. Who is Commander-in-Chief?
[A]Prime Minister
[C]Head of Indian Army
[D]Vice President

9. Who address the nation on Republic Day?
[A]Prime Minister
[C]Head of Indian Army
[D]Vice President

10. Which of the following venue never hosted Republic Day celebrations?
[A]Irwin Stadium
[C]Red Fort

11. Who was the first state guest of honour for Republic Day celebrations in New Delhi in 1950?
[A]King Jigme Dorji Wangchuck of Bhutan
[B]Governor General Malik Ghulam Muhammad of Pakistan
[C]President Sukarno of Indonesia
[D]Queen Elizabeth II from United Kingdom

12. Which country has the distinction of being the guest of honour for the maximum (four) number of times on Republic Day of India?

13. Who is the chief guest of 63rd Republic Day celebrated on 26th Jan'2012?
[A]Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra
[B]Indonesia President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono
[C]President of France Nicolas Sarkozy
[D]Russian President Vladimir Putin

14. Who is awarded Ashok Chakra - the highest peacetime gallantry award on 26th Jan'2012?
[A]Arjan Singh
[B]Captain Vikram Batra
[C]Major R P Singh
[D]Lieutenant Navdeep Singh(posthumously)

15. India shows its Military Might on which day?
[A]Republic Day
[B]Independence Day
[C]Martyr Day
[D]Army Day