Skip to main content

India Independence Day Quiz With Answers – 15 August Quiz

1. On 15th August, Independence Day of India, the Prime Minister hoists the national flag followed by a nationally broadcast speech. At which place in Delhi this flagship event takes place?
[A]Parliament House (Sansad Bhawan)
[B]Rajpath
[C]Red Fort (Lal Qila)
[D]India Gate


2. At the time of Independence on 15th August 1947, partition of India took place wherein the British Indian Empire was divided along religious lines into two new nations—India and Pakistan. However independent India was a predecessor to modern-day India and an independent state that existed between 15 August 1947 and 26 January 1950 before becoming Republic of India. What was the name of the independent India during that period?
[A]Dominion of India
[B]Dominion of British India
[C]Democratic State of India
[D]None of the above


3. Which Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom partitioned British India into the two new independent dominions of India and Pakistan?
[A]Dominion Independence Act 1947
[B]Indian Independence Act 1947
[C]British Commonwealth Act 1947
[D]British Indian Act 1947


4. When did the British government announced that the principle of partition of India was accepted by the British government and the successor governments in India would be given dominion status and would have an implicit right to secede from the British Commonwealth.?
[A]3 February 1947
[B]30 March 1947
[C]15 April 1947
[D]3 June 1947


5. Why was 15 August 1947 chosen as the date of power transfer by Viceroy Mountbatten?
[A]It was his Birthday
[B]It was Britain's Queen's birthday
[C]It was the second anniversary of Japan's surrender in the World War II
[D]It was decided by King George VI


6. Who served as the first Governor General of Independent India?
[A]Jawaharlal Nehru
[B]C. Rajagopalachari
[C]Lord Mountbatten
[D]Sir Khawaja Nazimuddin


7. On the eve of the Independence Day, who delivers the "Address to the Nation", which is televised nationally?
[A]President of India
[B]Prime Minsiter of India
[C]Vice President of India
[D]Head of Indian Army


8. Who was the first Commander-in-Chief of Free India?
[A]General Kodandera Madappa Cariappa
[B]Sir Thomas Elmhirst
[C]R D Katari
[D]General Sir Roy Bucher


9. Who was the first woman cabinet minister of Independent India?
[A]Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
[B]Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
[C]Sucheta Kriplani
[D]Sabitha Indra Reddy


10. What is the wheel in the centre of India's flag called?
[A]Chakra
[B]Ashok Chakra
[C]Raj Chakra
[D]Samay Chakra


11. Who wrote the National Anthem of India "Jana Gana Mana"?
[A]Bankim Chandra Chaterjee
[B]Sarojini Naidu
[C]Rabindranath Tagore
[D]Muhammad Iqbal


12. Who was the last Governor-General of India?
[A]Jawaharlal Nehru
[B]C. Rajagopalachari
[C]Lord Mountbatten
[D]Sir Khawaja Nazimuddin


13. Who created Indian National Army for Indian Independence?
[A]Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
[B]Bhagat Singh
[C]Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
[D]Bal Gangadhar Tilak


14. At midnight, as India moved into 15 August 1947, Jawaharlal Nehru delivered the speech proclaiming India's independence. This is very famous speech also known as?
[A]Tryst with destiny
[B]Tryst with Indian Independence
[C]India's Destined Independence
[D]Indian Dreams


15. In the 1929 Lahore session of Indian National Congress, the Purna Swaraj declaration, or "Declaration of the Independence of India" was promulgated. Which date was declared as India's Independence Day in that session?
[A]15 August
[B]2 October
[C]14 November
[D]26 January


Comments

Unknown said…
thanks for this much of information
Unknown said…
enjoy the happy of freedomsecured by nationalleaders
Lee Mark said…
Question no 13 is wronge. The Indian National Army was created by Capt. Mohan Singh, while Subash Chandra Bose had created the Azad Hind Foz.
Unknown said…
Good information👍

Popular posts from this blog

Email Etiquette Quiz

1. Which of the following is considered to be poor e-mail etiquette? [A]Have a proper sign off: Regards, Sincerely, etc. [B]Responding to messages as soon as possible [C]Using different colors/fonts/formatting to emphasize certain words [D]Keeping the message personal 2. What should be the tone of a professional email message? [A]Formal [B]Casual [C]Formal with slight usage of slangs [D]Conversational 3. What is the purpose of the BCc field? [A]To send copies of business e-mail to coworkers without the knowledge of boss [B]To respect contact's privacy [C]To keep e-mail looking clean [D]To send copies to anyone you want 4. What is the best way to send a very large attachment? [A]Compress the file (zip it up) [B]Send it first thing in the morning so that person can look into it with fresh mind [C]Send it only during weekend when traffic is low [D]Compress the file, then ask first when would be the best time to e-mail it 5. What is Flame? [A]A post or email message that exhibi

Krishna Janmashtami Quiz

1. Krishna Janmashtami is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, the ____________ avatar of Vishnu. [A]Sixth [B]Seventh [C]Eighth [D]Ninth 2. Krishna was the son of? [A]Devaki [B]Vasudeva [C]Kansa [D]A & B 3. Janmashtami is an important festival particularly to which tradition of Hinduism? [A]Shaivism [B]Shaktism [C]Smartism [D]Vaishnavism 4. Which festival is celebrated every August/September, the day after Krishna Janmashtami mainly in Maharashtra? [A]Makhan Handi [B]Dahi Handi [C]Ghee Handi [D]Mitti Handi 5. In which city Bhagwan Krishna was born? [A]Dwarka [B]Vrindavan [C]Mathura [D]Kurukshetra 6. Janmashtami or Sri Krishna Jayanti celebrates the birthday of Krishna. It is also known by which name in Maharashtra and South India? [A]Gokulashtami [B]Bal Ashtami [C]Krishna Ashtami [D]Nandashtami 7. Fiji's Janmastami celebrations last for eight days, leading up to the eighth day, the day Krishna was born. Janmastami in Fiji is known as [A]G

Class 2 | Means of Communication | EVS General Awareness | Quiz

1. We keep in touch with everyone through- means of communication means of transport means of production none 2. Which of the following are personal means of communication? Letter Mobile e-mail All of the above 3. We post our letters in a - Wooden Box Almirah Letter box Bank 4. From where do we get postal stamps? Bank Post office Milk booth Grocery shop 5. Which of the following are means of mass communication? Radio Newspaper Telephone Radio and Newspaper 6. Which of the following is NOT a means of personal communication? Radio Letter Post card Fax 7. Which means of communication will you use to call your friend for your birthday party? Newspaper Television Mobile Letter 8. Urgent messages were earlier sent by telegram. The message in a telegram had to be ___________ as each word was paid for. Long Short No message is sent by telegram Very long 9. Which of the following are also called modern means of communication? Telephone Mobile e-mail All of the above 10. Which of the following i