74th Independence Day Quiz 2020 | 50 Important Questions on Indian Independence

1. When did India gain independence from Britain?

A.

26 January 1950


B.

15 August 1950


C.

14 August 1947


D.

15 August 1947




2. Who was known as "The Father of Revolutionary Thoughts"?

A.

Lal Bahadur Shastri


B.

Dadabhai Naoroji


C.

Mahatma Gandhi


D.

Bipin Chandra Pal




3. Who was the first prime minister of India?

A.

Jawaharlal Nehru


B.

Lal Bahadur Shastri


C.

Gulzarilal Nanda


D.

Rajendra Prasad




4. Who became the first president of the Indian National Congress?

A.

Surendranath Banerjee


B.

Dadabhai Naoroji


C.

Womesh Chandra Banerjee


D.

Gopal Krishna Gokhale




5. When did India become a republic country?

A.

26 January 1950


B.

2 October 1950


C.

14 August 1947


D.

15 August 1947




6. Who was the first Governor-General of India after independence?

A.

C. Rajagopalachari


B.

Louis Mountbatten


C.

Archibald Wavell


D.

Jawaharlal Nehru




7. Who wrote the book titled Discovery of India?

A.

Bal Gangadhar Tilak


B.

Subhas Chandra Bose


C.

Jawaharlal Nehru


D.

Bipin Chandra Pal




8. In which language was the newspaper Kesari founded by Bal Gangadhar Tilak published?

A.

English


B.

Bengali


C.

Hindi


D.

Marathi




9. Who started Arya Samaj in 1875?

A.

Dayananda Saraswathi


B.

Womesh Chandra Banerjee


C.

Raja Rammohan Roy


D.

Ramakrishna




10. Who was the first president of India?

A.

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan


B.

Jawaharlal Nehru


C.

Rajendra Prasad


D.

Zakir Husain




11. Who gave the title "The Father of the Nation" to Mahatma Gandhi?

A.

Sarojini Naidu


B.

Subhas Chandra Bose


C.

Jawaharlal Nehru


D.

B. R. Ambedkar




12. Name the freedom fighter who died in jail due to hunger strike?

A.

Bipin Chandra Pal


B.

Bhagat Singh


C.

Mahatma Gandhi


D.

Jatindra Nath Das




13. Who was popularly known as Lokhitwadi?

A.

Gopal Hari Deshmukh


B.

Bal Gangadhar Tilak


C.

Tantia Tope


D.

Chittaranjan Das




14. Which one of the following is the correct full name of B. R. Ambedkar?

A.

Baba Ramji Ambedkar


B.

Bhim Ramjirao Ambedkar


C.

Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar


D.

Babasaheb Ramji Ambedkar




15. Which was the birthplace of Jawaharlal Nehru?

A.

Allahabad


B.

Cuttack


C.

Surat


D.

Porbandar




16. When was B. R. Ambedkar born?

A.

14 April 1891


B.

18 April 1859


C.

2 October 1869


D.

23 January 1897




17. Who is the architect of the Indian constitution?

A.

B. R. Ambedkar


B.

Jawaharlal Nehru


C.

Mahatma Gandhi


D.

Subhas Chandra Bose




18. Who was the second prime minister of India?

A.

Jawaharlal Nehru


B.

Indira Gandhi


C.

Lal Bahadur Shastri


D.

Rajiv Gandhi




19. Who was popularly called as "Deshbandhu"?

A.

Chittaranjan Das


B.

C. Rajagopalachari


C.

Raja Ram Mohan Roy


D.

Bipin Chandra Pal




20. When was Mahatma Gandhi assassinated?

A.

15 August 1947


B.

15 November 1949


C.

30 January 1948


D.

2 October 1948




21. Where was the first conference of the Indian National Congress held?

A.

Bombay


B.

Calcutta


C.

Madras


D.

Allahabad




22. When was Bhagat Singh hanged to death?

A.

23 March 1931


B.

27 February 1931


C.

23 July 1906


D.

23 April 1931




23. Which was the birthplace of Mahatma Gandhi?

A.

Allahabad


B.

Cuttack


C.

Surat


D.

Porbandar




24. Who started the political party Swatantra?

A.

Motilal Nehru


B.

C. Rajagopalachari


C.

Lala Lajpat Rai


D.

Subhas Chandra Bose




25. Who is known as the iron man of India?

A.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel


B.

Mahatma Gandhi


C.

Subhas Chandra Bose


D.

Jawaharlal Nehru




26. Who was the first woman president of the Indian National Congress?

A.

Sarojini Naidu


B.

Annie Besant


C.

Nellie Sengupta


D.

Indira Gandhi




27. Who is known as the Father of Indian Renaissance?

A.

Mahatma Gandhi


B.

Raja Ram Mohan Roy


C.

Bipin Chandra Pal


D.

Bal Gangadhar Tilak




28. Who was the first and last Indian Governor-General of India?

A.

Subhas Chandra Bose


B.

Jawaharlal Nehru


C.

C. Rajagopalachari


D.

B. R. Ambedkar




29. Who is the author of the book The Indian Struggle?

A.

Chittaranjan Das


B.

Jawaharlal Nehru


C.

Subhash Chandra Bose


D.

C. Rajagopalachari




30. Where did Sarojini Naidu die?

A.

Chennai


B.

Hyderabad


C.

Lucknow


D.

Kolkata




31. Which is the autobiographical book written by Jawaharlal Nehru?

A.

An Autobiography


B.

The Story of My Experiments with Truth


C.

Wings of Fire


D.

Matters of Discretion




32. Who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi?

A.

Dilawar Singh Babbar


B.

Nathuram Vinayak Godse


C.

Satwant Singh


D.

Thenmozhi Rajaratnam




33. Who was the governor-general during the revolt of 1857?

A.

Lord Mountbatten


B.

Lord Chelmsford


C.

Lord Ripon


D.

Lord Canning




34. When was Englsih East India Company established?

A.

1893 AD


B.

1857 AD


C.

1600 AD


D.

1710 AD




35. When was Gandhi - Irwin Pact signed?

A.

26 January 1930


B.

6 April 1930


C.

2 August 1858


D.

5 March 1931




36. Which movement is also known as August Movement?

A.

Khilafat Movement


B.

Quit India Movement


C.

Non-cooperation movement


D.

Civil Disobedience Movement




37. When was the Rowlatt Act introduced?

A.

1919


B.

1920


C.

1921


D.

1922




38. Where is Jallianwala Bagh located?

A.

Gujarat


B.

Bengal


C.

Punjab


D.

Maharastra




39. Which is not the book authored by Jawaharlal Nehru?

A.

The unity of India


B.

The Discovery of India


C.

Glimpses of World History


D.

India of my dreams




40. In which year Mahatma Gandhi launched the Non-cooperation movement?

A.

1918


B.

1920


C.

1917


D.

1930

41. When was B. R. Ambedkar awarded India's highest civilian award Bharat Ratna?

A.

1950


B.

1990


C.

1947


D.

1954




42. Name the mother of Bhagat Singh?

A.

Vidyavati


B.

Swaruprani Thussu


C.

Putlibai


D.

Jagrani Devi




43. Who is known as Nightingale of India?

A.

Indira Gandhi


B.

Annie Besant


C.

Sarojini Naidu


D.

Rani Lakshmibai




44. In which year Gopal Krishna Gokhale started the newspaper Hitavada?

A.

1925


B.

1911


C.

1940


D.

1912




45. Which is the national song of India?

A.

Vande Mataram


B.

Jana Gana Mana


C.

Sare Jahan Se Accha


D.

Mere Desh ki dharti




46. Who is known as Father of the Nation?

A.

Subhas Chandra Bose


B.

Jawaharlal Nehru


C.

Mahatma Gandhi


D.

Vallabhbhai Patel




47. Where was Mahatma Gandhi born?

A.

Porbandar


B.

Allahabad


C.

Cuttack


D.

Dhudike




48. Where was Mahatma Gandhi when india got independence?

A.

Calcutta


B.

Bombay


C.

Delhi


D.

Madras




49. Who is the writer of Jana Gana Mana Adhinayak?

A.

Ram Singh Thakuri


B.

Bankim Chandra Chatterjee


C.

Muhammad Iqbal


D.

Rabindranath Tagore




50. Who wrote the book Discovery of India?

A.

Mahatma Gandhi


B.

Jawaharlal Nehru


C.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam


D.

B. R. Ambedkar




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