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Indian Independence Day Quiz: Questions and Answers, Mock Test, MCQs, Online Test

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Indian Independence Day Quiz

India is an Independent Country. And we all Indian citizens used to celebrate Independence Day with great joy. All the kids are also interested to know much about the independence day and about the great leaders. So, here, we present you a General Knowledge Quiz on Independence Day.

It will also help you to know much about the battle and a great efforts done by the leaders. You can know much about the Independence Day from your grand parents who saw the battle. So, In this article, we provide you Objective Type Questions and Answers so that you can practice it for free.

Indian Independence Day Quiz

Indian Independence Day Quiz

Answers are in BOLD

#1. Who was the president of the Constituent Assembly that held the ‘Independence Meeting’?

Mahatma Gandhi
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Dr. Radhakrishnan
Rajendra Prasad

#2. Who was the viceroy of independent India?

Lord Bentinck
Lord Mountbatten
Lord Wallesley
None of these

#3. Name the first woman minister of Independent India.

Rajkumari Amrit Kaur
Vijaylakshmi Pandit
Sarojini Naidu
None of these

#4. What does the navy blue wheel that appears in the Indian national flag stand for?

Wheel of Equality
Wheel of Krishna
Wheel of Religion
Wheel of Law

#5. In 1997, the year of 50th anniversary of Indian independence, the US Senate passed a resolution, designating it as a National(US) Day of celebration of…

Indian and American Free Trade
Indian and American Battle
Indian and American Democracy
Freedom from British Rule

#6. They are the national animal, bird, flower and fruit of India. Pick out the right combination (in the same order).

Tiger, Peacock, Lotus and Mango
Tiger, Peacock, Lotus and Chickoo
Lion, Peacock, Lotus and Mango
Tiger, Peacock, Rose and Mango

#7. Since when India had been recognized as a republic?

January 26, 1948
January 26. 1950
August 15, 1947
August 15, 1950

#8. The first stanza of Tagore’s ‘Janagana Maana’ has been selected as India’s national anthem. How many stanzas are there in the original song?


#9. Who is the author of the National Anthem of India?

BankimChandra Chatopadhiyay
Vallabhbhai Patel
Subhash Chandra Bose
Rabindranath Tagor

#10. Who gave the slogan “Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it”?

Lal Bahadur Shastri
Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Mahatma Gandhi
Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

#11. Who was the Lal in Lal, Bal, Pal?

Lal Bahadur Shahstri
Jawaharlal Nehru
Lala Lajpat Rai
Motilal Nehru

#12. The first Indian National Army was founded by…

Bhagat Singh
Vallabhbhai Patel
Subhash Chandra Bose
Cap. Mohan Singh

#13. Where does the name India come from?

After the Indus Valley civilization
Mahatma Gandhi changed it from Bharath
Britishers named it
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru changed it

#14. Why was 15 August 1947 chosen as the date of power transfer by Viceroy Mountbatten?

It was decided by King George VI
It was the British Thanksgiving Day
It was the second anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II
It was Britain’s Queen’s birthday

#15. What was the name of Independent India between August 15, 1947 to January 26, 1950, when it became the Republic of India?

Dominion of Bharath
Republic of Bharath
State of dominion of India
Dominion of India

#16. Who united the self-governed princely states post-independence?

Bal Gangadar Tilak
Rajendra Prasad
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
Sardar Vallabhai Patel

#17. As of now, how many states and union territories does India have?

29 states, 8 union territories
29 states, 7 union territories
28 states, 7 union territories
28 states, 6 union territories

#18. Who designed the Indian rupee symbol?

Sabyasachi Mukherjee, the famous fashion designer
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Udaya Kumar Dharmalingam, a graphic designer
Reserve Bank of India

#19. Who is the only Indian president to have served two terms?

Rajendra Prasad
Jawaharlal Nehru
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Lal Bahadur Shastri

#20. August 15, 1947, at midnight, Jawaharlal Nehru delivered the very famous speech proclaiming India’s independence known as?

Indian Dreams
Tryst with Indian Independence
Tryst with destiny
India’s Destined Independence

#21. How long does the Indian National Anthem last officially?


#22. Which was the first weekly paper published by the Indian National Congress in 1889?

Bengal Gazette
Indian Gazette
Bharath Times
Voice of India

#23. Which movement marked Gandhiji’s entry into national politics?

Champaran Movement
Salt Satyagraha
Champaner movement
Non-cooperation Movement

Article last re-published on July 13, 2020.