Independence Day Quiz with Answers

This year, we are celebrating 71st Independence Day of India. India got independence on 15 August 1947, after almost 200 years long british rule. Almost two and a half year after independence, India got its own constitution and became 'Republic of India' on 26 January 1950. Also check our page about Republic Day Quiz Questions.
As part of the celebrations, quiz programs are organized in many schools and colleges in which you will be asked questions about Indian Independence Movement. If you are a school or college student and looking for an Independence Day Quiz, then this web page is for you. Let's start the Independence Day Quiz.
India Independence Day Quiz with Answers
Who will raise the flag during national level Independence day function in 2017 at Red Fort?
A) Narendra Modi
B) Pranab Mukherjee
C) Ram Nath Kovind
D) Rajnath Singh
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East India Company started trade with India from which city?
A) Bombay (Mumbai)
B) Surat
C) Madras (Chennai)
D) Calcutta (Kolkata)
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On 15 August 1947, who raised the national flag during independence day event at Red Fort?
A) Jawaharlal Nehru
B) Lal Bahadur Shastri
C) Mahatma Gandhi
D) Vallabhbhai Patel
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Which of the following events and corresponding year is not correctly matched?
A) Non-Cooperation Movement - 1921
B) Govt of India Act - 1935
C) Indian Independence - 1947
D) Simon Commission - 1927
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The splitting of Congress into two groups in the year 1907 is generally referred by which of the following names?
A) Division of Bengal
B) Great Divide
C) Surat Split
D) Bombay Split
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Who wrote this slogan "Self-Rule is my birthright and I shall have it"?
A) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
B) Subhash Chandra Bose
C) Bhagat Singh
D) Jawaharlal Nehru
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In the Indian freedom struggle, Chapekar Brothers are known for which event?
A) Assassination of Rand
B) Sepoy Mutiny
C) Non-Cooperation Movement
D) Bomb at Assembly Hall
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What was the name of the magazine published by M.K. Gandhi?
A) Young India
B) Independent
C) Kesari
D) Indian Mirror
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During the British Raj, which law or section was often used against the newspapers?
A) Section 124 A of IPC
B) Rowlatt Act
C) Vernacular Press Act
D) Section 107 & 151 of CrPC
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Who was the founder president of 'Ghadar Party'?
A) Sohan Singh Bhakna
B) Lala Har Dayal
C) Kartar Singh Sarabha
D) Kesar Singh
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Which of the following Indian freedom fighters killed a british officer in Britain?
A) Bhagat Singh
B) Chandra Shekhar Azad
C) Udham Singh
D) Lala Har Dayal
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The picture shown below is associated with which movement or event of freedom struggle?
Independence of India
A) Quit India Movement
B) Indian Independence Movement
C) Dandi March
D) Protest against Simon Commission
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What does the three colours of national flag represent?
A) Justice, Selflessness, Agriculture
B) Religion, Peace, Trees
C) Sacrifice, Peace and Prosperity
D) None of these
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When did Vasco da Gama discovered the sea route to India?
A) 1600
B) 1757
C) 1764
D) 1498
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Which of the following songs is the national anthem of India?
A) Rangde Basanti Chola
B) Saare Jahan Se Acha
C) Jana Gana Mana
D) Vande Mataram
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Which one was the first major battle fought by British East India company?
A) Battle of Plassey
B) Battle of Buxar
C) Revolt of 1857
D) Battle of Panipat
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The patriotic poem 'Sarfaroshi Ki Tamanna' was written by?
A) Kartar Singh Sarabha
B) Ram Prasad Bismil
C) Muhammad Iqbal
D) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
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Who was the first Indian revolutionary to assassinate a British official in England?
A) Udham Singh
B) Vinayak Damodar Savarkar
C) Madan Lal Dhingra
D) Shyamji Krishna Varma
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Which of the following Pakistani citizen is awarded Bharat Ratna?
A) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
B) Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
C) Liaquat Ali Khan
D) Malala Yousafzai
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Which of the following revolutionaries threw bombs at Central Legislative Assembly in Delhi?
A) Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev
B) Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt
C) Kishori Lal, Jai Gopal and Bhagat Singh
D) Chandra Shekhar Azad and Jai Gopal
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Who was the first ambassador of East India company in mughal emperor Jahangir's court?
A) Thomas Roe
B) John Hawkins
C) William Hawkins
D) Warren Hastings
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After independence, who was the first Governor-General of India?
A) Rajendra Prasad
B) Lord Mountbatten
C) Lord Dalhousie
D) C. Rajagopalachari
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Which of the following revolutionaries died due to hunger strike at Lahore jail?
A) Kishori Lal
B) Jatin Das
C) Lala Lajpat Rai
D) Madan Lal Dhingra
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What is the motto of Indian Army?
A) Valour and Faith
B) Balidaan
C) Who Dares Wins
D) Service Before Self
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Who was the founder of Indian National Congress (INC)?
A) Mahatma Gandhi
B) Allan Octavian Hume
C) Jawaharlal Nehru
D) Womesh Chunder Bonnerjee
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At the time of independence, how many provinces were there in British India?
A) 7
B) 11
C) 14
D) 17
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Who was the mastermind behind the attempt to kill Charles Hardinge?
A) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
B) Bagha Jatin
C) Lala Lajpat Rai
D) Rashbehari Bose
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Which of the following leaders is known as the "Iron Man of India"?
A) Baldev Singh
B) Bhagat Singh
C) Lal Bahadur Shastri
D) Vallabhbhai Patel
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Which Indian citizen was conferred Nishan-e-Pakistan?
A) Mahatma Gandhi
B) Abul Kalam Azad
C) Morarji Desai
D) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
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What was the name of first fort built by East India Company (EIC) and its located in which city?
A) Fort Williams, Calcutta
B) Fort Williams, Chennai
C) Fort St. George, Chennai
D) Fort St. George, Surat
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