Republic Day Quiz Questions and Answers

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As India celebrates its 73rd Republic Day, it's a great opportunity to test your knowledge of the country's rich history and diverse culture. From the ancient Indus Valley Civilization to the modern era, India has a fascinating past and present.

To help you prepare for your Republic Day celebration, we have compiled a list of the best Republic Day quiz questions. These questions cover a range of topics, including India's history, culture, and government. So, get ready to put your knowledge to the test!

For more history quiz, see also Hanukkah Questions and Answers, and American History Questions and Answers.

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Republic Day Quiz Questions

1. In what year did India become a republic?

a: 1857
b: 1947
c: 1950
d: 1965

2. What is the name of the Indian river that is considered sacred by Hindus?

a: The Ganges
b: The Brahmaputra
c: The Yamuna
d: The Godavari

3. Which of the following film, set in India, won 8 Oscars?

a: Mother India
b: Gandhi
c: Slumdog Millionaire
d: Lagaan

4. What is the name of the famous Indian monument located in New Delhi, that serves as the official residence of the President of India?

a: The Red Fort
b: The Qutub Minar
c: The Taj Mahal
d: The Rashtrapati Bhavan

5. Who smashed 6 sixes in an over at the 2007 T20 Cricket World Cup?

a: Yuvraj Singh
b: M.S. Dhoni
c: Virat Kohli
d: Ravindra Jadeja

6. What is the name of the famous Indian epic poem, considered to be one of the greatest works in Sanskrit literature?

a: Ramayana
b: Mahabharata
c: Bhagavad Gita
d: Vedas

7. Which city is home to the Bollywood film industry?

a: Pune
b: Mumbai
c: New Delhi
d: Kolkata

8. Which Indian leader is known for leading the Indian independence movement against British rule and being known as the "Iron Man of India"?

a: Mahatma Gandhi
b: Jawaharlal Nehru
c: Sardar Patel
d: Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

9. How many total provinces were in British India pre-independence?

a: 13
b: 17
c: 15
d: 19

10. What is the name of the Indian national flower?

a: Lotus
b: Jasmine
c: Marigold
d: Rose

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11. Who was the Captain of the Indian Cricket Team at the 2011 World Cup?

a: M.S.Dhoni
b: Virat Kohli
c: Yuvraj Singh
d: Sourav Ganguly

12. Where in India is the Basilica of Bom Jesus located?

a: Puducherry
b: Dehradun
c: Bengaluru
d: Goa

13. Which famous Indian leader is known for leading the Non-cooperation Movement in 1920?

a: Mahatma Gandhi
b: Jawaharlal Nehru
c: Sardar Patel
d: Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

14. Which is the highest attainable award for gallantry during peacetime?

a: Param Vir Chakra
b: Vir Chakra
c: Ashoka Chakra
d: Kirti Chakra

15. Which of these animals is not carved on the State Emblem of India?

a: Lion
b: Bull
c: Elephant
d: Deer

16. What is the name of the famous Indian dance form originating from the state of Tamil Nadu?

a: Bharatanatyam
b: Kathak
c: Kathakali
d: Mohiniyattam

17. What is the name of the famous Indian festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil?

a: Onam
b: Holi
c: Navaratri
d: Diwali

18. Which country shares the shortest land border with India?

a: Pakistan
b: Bangladesh
c: Afghanisthan
d: Bhutan

19. Who was the first Vice President of India to recieve the Bharat Ratna?

a: S. Radhakrishnan
b: Gyani Zail Singh
c: Dr. Rajendra Prasad
d: Morarji Desai

20. In which region is the heritage site Hemis Gompa is located in India?

a: Leh
b: Sikkim
c: Ladakh
d: Assam

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21. The National Anthem of India was first sung in the year?

a: 1911
b: 1913
c: 1915
d: 1917

22. In which year were the states of Manipur, Tripura & Meghalaya formed?

a: 1972
b: 1978
c: 1980
d: 1982

23. During President's Rule in a state, the Budget of the state is passed by who?

a: President
b: Governer
c: Lok Sabha
d: Rajya Sabha

24. Which city of Punjab used to be known as Ramdaspur?

a: Patiala
b: Ludhiana
c: Mohali
d: Amritsar

25. Which is the first monument in the world to debut on Twitter?

a: Taj Mahal
b: Qutub Minar
c: Char Minar
d: Gateway to India

26. What is the total length of the Golden Quadrilateral highway network?

a: 4846 km
b: 5846 km
c: 6846 km
d: 7846 km

27. In which year was the Disaster Management Act enacted in India?

a: 2003
b: 2005
c: 2007
d: 2009

28. Which Indian state has the highest percentage of tribal population?

a: Tripura
b: Sikkim
c: Mizoram
d: Odisha

29. Which of the following states is the largest producer of black pepper in India?

a: Madhya Pradesh
b: Andhra Pradesh
c: Kerala
d: Maharashtra

30. Which is the first university established in India?

a: University of Calcutta
b: Delhi University
c: Serampore College
d: University of Madras

Republic Day Quiz Answers

  1. 1950
  2. The Ganges River
  3. Slumdog Millionaire
  4. The Rashtrapati Bhavan
  5. Yuvraj Singh
  6. Mahabharata
  7. Mumbai
  8. Sardar Patel
  9. 17
  10. Lotus
  11. M.S.Dhoni
  12. Goa
  13. Mahatma Gandhi
  14. Ashoka Chakra
  15. Deer
  16. Bharatanatyam
  17. Diwali
  18. Afghanisthan
  19. S. Radhakrishnan
  20. Ladakh
  21. 1911
  22. 1972
  23. Lok Sabha
  24. Amritsar
  25. Taj Mahal
  26. 5846 km
  27. 2005
  28. Mizoram
  29. Kerala
  30. University of Calcutta

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