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Wednesday, 7 August 2013

GK Questions on India Independence Day


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This is simple and easy Indian Independence Day Quiz with Answers. This is created for school students and children for the events of the Indian Independence day.

Independence Day of India is celebrated on 15th of August to commemorate the Indian independence from British Raj and its birth as a sovereign nation in 1947.
Indian Independence Day is celebrated as national holiday and all over the country flag-hoisting ceremonies take place. In the morning of the 15th August each year the Prime Minister of India hoists the national flag at the Red Fort and addresses the nation live and pay tribute the freedom struggle.


Q: What do we celebrate every 15th August?
Q: From which country India got the Independence.
Q: How many years Britain ruled India?
Q: First organized militant movements for Indian Independence were in _________.
Q: Who created Indian National Army for Indian Independence?
Q: Who led Quit India movement?
Q: Until when India remained a Dominion of the Crown?
Q: When was the first uprising against the British East India Company’s rule?
Q: Who was Mangal Pandey?
Q: Who was last emperor of India?
Q: When and where Rani Laxmi Bai, queen of Jhanzi, was killed in fighting with British?
Q: When the Government of India Act was passed in India?
Q: Who first embrace Swaraj?
Q: When Partition of Bengal Happened?
Q: When Mahatmma Gandhi was born?
Q: What Mahatma Gandhi was doing in South Africa before coming to India?
Q: Who started Satyagraha?
Q: What is Satyagraha?
Q: Who gave Gandhi a title of Mahatma?
Q: Who is father of the Nation?
Q: Who is father of the Nation?
Q: When Gandhi Jayanti is Celebrated?
Q: Where Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place?
Q: When Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place?
Q: Who ordered Jallianwala Bagh massacre?
Q: When the first non-cooperation movement started in India?
Q: When the Salt March and civil disobedience started?
Q: Who started the Salt March and civil disobedience started?
Q: When the Quit India Movement was started?
Q: Who was Subhas Chandra Bose?
Q: Whose famous motto was: “Give me blood and I will give you freedom”?
Q: Who created Azad Hind Fauj?
Q: Who announced partition of India?
Q: Who was the Governor-General of India at the time of Independence?
Q: When India got the Independence?
Q: Who was the last Governor-General of India?
Q: When the Republic of India was officially proclaimed?
Q: Who was first President of India?
Q: Who was Bhagat Singh ?
Q: Who was Raja Ram Mohan Roy?


Indian Independence Day Quiz with Answers: Answer the questions below about Indian Independence Day. 

Question: What do we celebrate every 15th August?
Answer: Indian Independence Day


Question: From which country India got the Independence.
Answer: Britain


Question: How many years Britain ruled India?
Answer: About 200 Years


Question: First organized militant movements for Indian Independence were in _________.
Answer: Bengal



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Mahatma Gandhi - Father of the Nation

Question: Who created Indian National Army for Indian Independence?
Answer: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose


Question: Who led Quit India movement?
Answer: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi




Mahatma Gandhi and Neta Ji

Question: Until when India remained a Dominion of the Crown?
Answer: Until 26 January 1950


Question: When was the first uprising against the British East India Company’s rule?
Answer: 1857 in Merrut, North India.


Question: Who was Mangal Pandey?
Answer: Mangal Pandey was a sepoy (en.soldier) in the 34th Regiment of the Bengal Native Infantry (BNI) of the English East India Company. He was main figure in the 1857 revolt which started Indian Independence movement.


Question: Who was last emperor of India?
Answer: Mughal emperor, Bahadur Shah II


Question: When and where Rani Laxmi Bai, queen of Jhanzi, was killed in fighting with British?
Answer: Gwalior on 17 June 1858.



Rani Laxmi Bai

Question: When the Government of India Act was passed in India?
Answer: Government of India Act 1858


Question: Who first embrace Swaraj?
Answer: Bal Gangadhar Tilak


Question: When Partition of Bengal Happened?
Answer: 1905


Question: When Mahatmma Gandhi was born?
Answer: 2 October 1869


Question: What Mahatma Gandhi was doing in South Africa before coming to India?
Answer: Employed non-violent civil disobedience as an expatriate lawyer.


Question: Who started Satyagraha?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi


Question: What is Satyagraha?
Answer: Satyagraha is a particular philosophy and practice within the broader overall category generally known as nonviolent resistance or civil resistance. [from wikipedia]


Question: Who gave Gandhi a title of Mahatma?
Answer: Rabindranath Tagore


Question: Who is father of the Nation?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi


Question: Who is father of the Nation?
Answer: Mahatma Gandhi


Question: When Gandhi Jayanti is Celebrated?
Answer: 2 October [also celebrated as International Day of Non-Violence]


Question: Where Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place?
Answer: Amritsar


Question: When Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place?
Answer: April 13, 1919 [it was Baisakhi that day]


Question: Who ordered Jallianwala Bagh massacre?
Answer: Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer


Question: When the first non-cooperation movement started in India?
Answer: September 1920


Question: When the Salt March and civil disobedience started?
Answer: 11 March and 6 April 1930


Question: Who started the Salt March and civil disobedience started?
Answer: Gandhi


Question: When the Quit India Movement was started?
Answer: August 1942


Question: Who was Subhas Chandra Bose?
Answer: Subhas Chandra Bose was an Indian revolutionary who led an Indian national political and military force against Britain and the Western powers during World War II.


Question: Whose famous motto was: “Give me blood and I will give you freedom”?
Answer: Subhas Chandra Bose


Question: Who created Azad Hind Fauj?
Answer: Subhas Chandra Bose


Question: Who announced partition of India?
Answer: Viscount Louis Mountbatten


Question: Who was the Governor-General of India at the time of Independence?
Answer: Viscount Louis Mountbatten


Question: When India got the Independence?
Answer: 15 August 1947



 Indian Independence Day Celebration

Question: Who was the last Governor-General of India?
Answer: C. Rajagopalachari


Question: When the Republic of India was officially proclaimed?
Answer: 26 January 1950


Question: Who was first President of India?
Answer: Dr. Rajendra Prasad


Question: Who was Bhagat Singh ?
Answer: Bhagat Singh was an Indian freedom fighter, considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement. 



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Bhagat Singh - Indian  Freedom Fighter

Question: Who was Raja Ram Mohan Roy?
Answer: Raja Ram Mohan Roy was an Indian religious, social, and educational reformer who challenged traditional Hindu culture and indicated the lines of progress for Indian society under British rule. 



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