Independence Day Quiz with Answers 2022 PDF

Independence Day Quiz with Answers 2022 PDF

Independence Day Quiz with Answers 2022 PDF is a must-have for any Indian citizen. It is a great way to learn more about the rich history associated with our country. Independence Day Quiz with Answers 2022 PDF is the perfect way to consolidate your knowledge about our country and its history. To celebrate the birth anniversary of India’s most loved freedom fighter, Independence Day Quiz with Answers 2022 PDF brings to you a quiz that will test your knowledge about various aspects of our amazing country.

QUESTION 1. It is the 75th Independence Day this year which means:

(a) India has achieved 74 years of freedom

(b) India has achieved 73 years of freedom

(c) India has achieved 72 years of freedom

(d) India has achieved 74 as well as 75 years of freedom


Explanation: It is the 75th Independence Day this year which means India has achieved 74 years of freedom.

QUESTION 2. Which of the following is/are true regarding the ratio of the national flag?

(a) The ratio of the length to the height of the flag shall be 3:2

(b) The ratio of the length to the width of the flag shall be 3:2

(c) The ratio of the length to the height of the flag shall be 2:3

(d) Both (a) and (b)


Explanation: The national flag shall be rectangular in shape. The ratio of the length to the height (width) of the flag shall be 3:2.

QUESTION 3. On Independence Day, the Prime Minister of India hoists our tricolor flag at:

(a) the Purana Qila, Delhi

(b) the Red Fort, Old Delhi

(c) the Red Fort, Agra

(d) the India Gate, New Delhi


Explanation: India became free from British rule on 15th August 1947 and the first Prime Minister of Independent India, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru hoisted the Indian National Flag above Lahori Gate of Red Fort in Delhi. From that day Prime Ministers of India hoist our tricolour flag at the Red Fort, Old Delhi.

QUESTION 4. Who among the following was the Prime Minister of Britain at the time of Independence?

(a) Lord Mountbatten

(b) Winston Churchill

(c) Clement Attlee

(d) Ramsay MacDonald


Explanation: Clement Attlee was the Prime Minister of Britain at the time of Independence. He served the post from 1945-1955.

QUESTION 5. Who among the following was the first Governor-General of new Dominions of India?

(a) Lord Mountbatten

(b) C. Rajgopalchari

(c) Dr. BR Amdedkar

(d) Dr. Rajendra Prasad


Explanation: Lord Mountbatten became the first Governor-General of the new Dominions of India. He swore in Jawaharlal Nehru as the first Prime Minister of independent India.

QUESTION 6. The famous quote “a tryst with destiny” is given by

(a) Dr. BR Ambedkar

(b) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

(c) Mahatma Gandhi

(d) Abdul Kalam Azad


Explanation: First Prime Minister Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru said, “Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge… At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom.”

QUESTION 7. Which of the following Plan was known as the partition plan?

(a) Macaulay Plan

(b) Atlee Announcement

(c) Montagu-Chelmsford Reforms

(d) Mountbatten Plan


Explanation: Lord Mountbatten, the Viceroy of India in 1947, put forth

the partition plan widely known as the Mountbatten Plan. The Plan was

accepted by Congress and the Muslim League.

QUESTION 8. Which of the following are the extremist leaders?

(a) Lala Lajpat Rai

(b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(c) Bipin Chandra Pal

(d) All of the above


Explanation: The Extremist leaders were Lala Lajpat Rai, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal, and Aurobindo Ghosh. Instead of PPP (Protest, Prayer, and Petition) path, they emphasise self-reliance, constructive work, and swadeshi.

QUESTION 9. Who presided over the 1905 Congress session in Banaras?

(a) Gopal Krishan Gokhale

(b) Dadabhai Naroji

(c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(d) Aurobindo Ghosh


Explanation: The Congress session in Banaras (1905) was presided by Gopal Krishan Gokhale.

QUESTION 10. When the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place?

(a) 10 April, 1917

(b) 13 April, 1918

(c) 9 April, 1916

(d) 13 April, 1919


Explanation: Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place on 13 April, 1919. People were gathered at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar to protest against the arrest of Saifuddin Kitchlew and Satyapal on 13 April 1919.

QUESTION 11. Match the following is/are not correctly matched:

Champaran Satyagraha – 1917

Kheda Satyagraha – 1918

Ahmedabad Mill Strike – 1918

Rowlatt Act Satyagraha – 1919

(a) Only 1

(b) Both 2 and 3

(c) Only 2

(d) Both 2 and 4


Explanation: Kheda Satyagraha took place in 1917.

QUESTION 12. Who presided over the 1907 Congress Session in Surat on the bank of the river Tapti?

(a) Pherozeshah Mehta

(b) Dadabhai Naroji

(c) Lala Hardayal

(d) Gopal Krishan Gokhale


Explanation: 1907 Congress Session in Surat on the bank of the river Tapti was presided over by Pherozeshah Mehta where due to the differences between Moderates and Extremist first split in Congress occurred.

QUESTION 13. In which session of the Congress both Extremist and Moderate leaders were united?

(a) Madras

(b) Lucknow

(c) Calcutta

(d) Banaras


Explanation: Lucknow Session of Congress 1916 presided over by Ambika Charan Majumdar (Moderate leader) where both Extremist and Moderate leaders were united.

QUESTION 14. When was Non-Cooperation Movement started?

(a) 1919

(b) 1920

(c) 1921

(d) 1922


Explanation: Non-Cooperation Movement was started in 1920.

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QUESTION 15. When was Gandhi Irwin Pact signed?

(a) 3 March, 1930

(b) 5 March, 1931

(c) 5 April, 1931

(d) 15 April, 1930


Explanation: On 5th March 1931, Gandhi Irwin Pact was signed.

QUESTION 16. Which is the only licenced flag production unit in India?

a) Karnataka Khadi Gramodyoga Samyukta Sangha

b) Davanagere Cheraka Khadi Gramodyoga Sangha

c) Dharwad District Khadi Gramodyoga Sangha

d) Sri Nandi Khadi Gramodyoga Sangha.


QUESTION 17. When was India’s National flag hoisted for the first time and where?

a) August 7, 1906, at the Parsee Bagan Square, Kolkata

b) August 8, 1906, at the Red Fort, Delhi

c) August 9, 1906, at the Gateway of India, Mumbai

d) August 10, 1906, at Jallianwala Bagh, Punjab.


QUESTION 18. Who is the writer of the National Anthem of India?

a) Rabindranath Tagore

b) Vallabhbhai Patel

c) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

d) Subhas Chandra Bose.


QUESTION 19. Who was the first President of Independent India?

a) Mahatma Gandhi

b) Dr. S Radhakrishnan

c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

d) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.


QUESTION 20. What does the Ashok Chakra on the Indian tricolour stand for?

a) The wheel of law or Dharma

b) The wheel of religion

c) The wheel of Krishna

d) The wheel of fortune.


QUESTION 21. Who coined the slogan “Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it”?

a) Mahatma Gandhi

b) Lal Bahadur Shastri

c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

d) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru


QUESTION 22. In which year was ‘Jana Gana Mana’ adopted by the Constituent Assembly as the National Anthem?

a) 1950

b) 1947

c) 1952

d) 1931.


QUESTION 23. Who designed the Indian Parliament building?

a) Hafeez Contractor & Himanshu Parikh

b) Axel Haig & Frederick William Stevens

c) Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker

d) Henry Irwin & Samuel Swinton Jacob.


QUESTION 24. Who were the first Bharat Ratna awardees?

a) Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Patel

b) Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa

c) C. Rajagopalachari, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan & CV Raman

d) Rajendra Prasad, Zakir Hussain and Pandurang Vaman Kane.


QUESTION 25. The first Indian National Army was founded by:

a) Bhagat Singh

b) Capt. Mohan Singh

c) Subhas Chandra Bose

d) Vallabhbhai Patel.


QUESTION 26. The first mass movement started by Mahatma Gandhi was?

a) Non Co-Operation Movement

b) Salt Movement

c) Quit Indian Movement

d) Indigo Movement.


QUESTION 27. The freedom fighter who died in jail due to the hunger strike was?

a) Bhagat Singh

b) Bipin Chandra Pal

c) Jatindra Nath Das

d) Subhas Chandra Bose.


QUESTION 28. Who gave the powerful slogan ‘Do or Die’?

a) Mahatma Gandhi

b) J. L. Nehru

c) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

d) Subhas Chandra Bose.


Independence Day Quiz with Answers 2022 PDF

Who will raise the flag during the national level Independence day function in 2022 at Red Fort?

  • Narendra Modi Ji

East India Company started to trade with India from which city?

  • Surat City

When did India come under the direct rule of the British crown?

  • 1858

During which movement did Mahatama Gandhi give the call for ‘Do or Die?

  • Quit India Movement in 1942

Who is known as Lal, Bal, or Pal?

  • Lala Lajpat Rai, Vipin Chandrapal, Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Who was the founder president of ‘Ghadar Party’?

  • Sohan Singh Bhakna

The patriotic poem ‘Sarfaroshi Ki Tamanna’ was written by?

  • Ram Prasad Bismil

From whom did India get independence?

  • From the British

When was Quit India Movement started?

  • 1942

Independence Day Quiz 2022 with Answers PDF

In which year was New Delhi made the capital of India?

  • 13 February 1931

When and who laid the foundation stone of New Delhi?

  • King George V, 1911

When the Komagata Maru ship returned to India, it was docked at which place?

  • Budge Budge ghat

Who was the Bal in Lal, Bal, Pal?

  • Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Who founded the Indian National Army?

  • Subhash Chandra Bose

In which year was the Indian national army formed?

  • 1943

What do the three colors of the national flag represent?

  • Sacrifice ( Saffron ),
  • Peace ( White ), and
  • Prosperity ( Green )

Independence Day Quiz with Answers PDF 2022

Who put forward the theory of ‘Drain of Wealth’?

  • Dadabhai Naoroji

Who designed our national flag?

  • Pingali Venkayya

Which social reformer is known for his efforts for the abolition of Sati?

  • Raja Rammohan Roy

Why Am I An Atheist’ was written by which Indian freedom fighter?

  • Bhagat Singh

According to States Reorganization Act, 1956, how many states and union territories (UTs) were created?

  • 14 States, 5 UTs

What does the blue wheel that appears in the Indian national flag stand for?

  • The wheel of the law of justice

Which freedom fighter is known as “ the nightingale of India “?

  • Sarojini Naidu

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