[PDF] Independence Day Quiz Questions and Answers 2022

Independence Day is celebrated annually on 15 August as a national holiday in India commemorating the nation’s independence from the United Kingdom on 15 August 1947, the day when the provisions of the 1947 Indian Independence Act, which transferred legislative sovereignty to the Indian Constituent Assembly, came into effect.

Independence Day Quiz Questions and Answers

Independence Day Quiz

When did India become an independent country?

August 15, 1947

Which day is observed as the Indian Independence Day?

August 15

What is the theme for Independence day celebration 2021 ?

Nation First, Always first

Which day is observed as the republic day of India?

26th January

Who is known as the father of India?

Mahatma Gandhi


Who is known as Lal, Bal, 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?


In which year was New Delhi made capital of India?

13 February 1931


During the British Raj, which law or section was often used against the newspapers?

Section 124 A of IPC

Who is known as ‘Kerala Gandhi’?

K. Kelappan

Where did Jawaharlal Nehru raise the national flag of India on 15th August 1947?

Red Fort

Who will raise the flag during national level Independence day function in 2021 at Red Fort?

Prime Minister ( Narendra Modi )

Who became the first prime minister of India after independence?

Jawaharlal Nehru

The Moplah Rebellion occurred at which place of India?


Malabar Region

When was the first freedom struggle?


What was the name of the magazine published by M.K. Gandhi?

Young India

Who was the most prominent leader in the formation of Pakistan?

Mohammad Ali Jinnah

Shaheed Sukhdev, a prominent freedom fighter, was born in which city?


Who established Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)?

Sir Syed Ahmad Khanf

Which was the first European country to start trade with India?


Who is the author of the book “ India wins freedom”?


Maulana Abdul Kalam

When did the Jallianwala Bagh massacre occur?

13th april 1919

Which one was the first major battle fought by British East India company?

Battle of Plassey

In which year was the Indian National Congress formed?


Who said, “Swaraj is my birthright, and I shall have it.”

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Who gave the slogan “Give me blood and I shall give you freedom”?


Subhash Chandra Bose

In which year was Malabar rebellion?


When was Mahatma Gandhi born?

2nd October 1869

Who is known as the ‘iron man of India’?

Sardar Vallabhai Patel

Who was the main architect to design New Delhi?

Edwin Lutyens

Which mughal emperor gave the rights to East India Company to build trading posts and factories at Surat?


When was Shaheed Bhagat Singh born?

28 September, 1907


Who was the first Indian Governor-General of India?

C. Rajagopalachari

When and who laid the foundation stone of New Delhi?

King George V, 1911

When 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?



What does the three colours of national flag represent?

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

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 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 law of justice

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


Sarojini Naidu

Which leader was known as Netaji?

Subhash Chandra Bose

East India Company started trade with India from which city?


Who founded the Indian national Congress?

A. O Hume

Who was the first president of India?

Rajendra Prasad

The rebellion of 1857 started from which city?


Meerut ( 10th May 1875 )

Who is known as ‘chachaji’?

Jawaharlal Nehru

Which day is observed as Gandhi Jayanthi?

2nd October

Who wrote ‘glimpses of world history’ and ‘discovery of India’?

Jawaharlal Nehru

Who led the Salt Satyagraha in Kerala?

K. Kelappan

Who was the second prime minister of India after independence?


Lal Bahadur Shastri

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

Quit India Movement

When did the Jallianwala Bagh massacre occur?

13th april 1919

Which war laid the foundation of British rule in India?

Battle of Plassey

Who is the author of the National Anthem of India?

Rabindranath Tagore

Which Pakistani citizen has been awarded the Bharat Ratna?


Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan ( 1987 )

What is length to width ratio of the Indian flag?


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

Pherozeshah Mehta

The famous quote “a tryst with destiny” is given by?

Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

Which was the first satyagraha led by Mahatma Gandhi in India?

Chambaran Satyagraha ( 1917 )

What is the national motto of India?

Satyameva Jayathe

In which year did the kheda satyagraha take place?


On Independence Day, the Prime Minister of India hoists our tricolor flag at?

the Red Fort, Old Delhi


Which plan is known as the partition plan of India?

Mountbatten Plan

On which day did India adopt its constitution?

26 January 1950

Who was the main architect of the Indian constitution?

B.R. Ambedkar

When was the Quit India movement held?


Whose motto is Jaihind?

Subhash Chandra Bose

Who was the last British governor general to rule India?

Lord Mountbatten


When did Vasco da Gama discovered the sea route to India?


Who was the Prime Minister of Britain at the time of Independence?

Clement Attlee

When was Gandhi Irwin Pact signed?

5 March, 1931

Who presided over the 1905 Congress session in Banaras?

Gopal Krishan Gokhale

Who led the ‘Salt March’ from Ahmedabad to Dandi?

Mahatma Gandhi

Tum mujhe khoon do, mein tumhe azadi doonga’ was said by whom?

Subhash Chandra Bose

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


The wheel of law of justice

Which revolutionaries threw bombs at Central Legislative Assembly in Delhi?

Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt

(On 8th April 1929 )

The jallianvala bagh massacre took place on?

13 April, 1919

When was Non-Cooperation Movement started?


Who was the first Governor-General of new Dominions of India?

Lord Mountbatten

Which of the following songs is the national anthem of India?

Jana Gana Mana

There is a blue wheel at the centre of the national flag. What does it represent?

Wheel of law

On 15 August 1947, who raised the national flag during independence day event at Red Fort?

Jawaharlal Nehru


Which Indian citizen was conferred Nishan-e-Pakistan?

Morarji Desai

In which year the First Round Table Conference was held?


Who killed Mahatma Gandhi and when did he kill him?

Nathuram Vinayak Godse
(30 Jan 1948)

Who wrote the poem Saare Jahan Se Achha?

Muhammad Iqbal

During the first census held after independence, how much was the total population of the country?

36 Crore

Who is the author of the famous book ‘The Discovery of India’?

Jawaharlal Nehru

When was Indian Independence Act 1947 given royal assent?

18 July 1947

Who was the first President of India and when did he become the President?

Rajendra Prasad (1950)

Who was the founder of Banaras Hindu University (BHU)?

Madan Mohan Malaviya

When was Pakistan Resolution adopted by muslim league?

24 March 1940


Who was Lal in ‘Lal Bal Pal’?

Lala Lajpat Rai

When was the declaration of Purna Swaraj released?

26 January 1930

The word ‘socialist secular’ were added to the Preamble of the constitution by which amendment?

42nd Amendment

Who is considered as the main architect of the constitution of India?

Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

Who wrote the famous book ‘India Wins Freedom’?

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Who was the last Mughal emperor of India?

Bahadur Shah Zafar

National Martyrs Memorial is situated at which place of Punjab?


Which Indian city is known as the City of Prime Ministers?


When was ‘first war of independence’ fought?


Who was the last Viceroy of India?

Lord Mountbatten


The ‘Gateway of India’ was built to commemorate which event?

Landing of King George V in India

This year (2021), who raised the flag during national level Republic Day function in New Delhi?

Ram Nath Kovind

What is the motto of Indian Army?

Service Before Self

The splitting of Congress into two groups in the year 1907 is generally referred by which name?

Surat Split

On the Republic Day, flag ceremony is held at which place?

Red Fort

On independence day, who hoist the flag at national level event?

Prime Minister

The international border between India-Pakistan along Punjab is known as which line?

Radcliffe Line

The independent legislative assemblies in all provinces of British India were established by which act?

Government of India Act 1935

Which date is known as Direct Action Day in British India’s history?

16 August 1946

When was Kartar Singh Sarabha executed?



The ‘India Gate’ was built in the memory of which person or event?

Soldiers killed during First World War

When did The Constituion of India came into effect?

26 November 1949

’Vande Mataram’ was first sung during which session of INC?


Which was the birthplace of Jawaharlal Nehru ?


At which session of the Indian National Congress, the ‘Purna Swaraj Declaration ‘or ‘Declaration of Independence of India’ was passed ?

1929 Lahore

Who designed the present flag of India ?

Pingali Venkayya

When was the National Anthem of India publicly sung ?


Who was the second Prime minister of India ? 

Lal Bahadur Shastri

What is the National motto of India ? 

Satyamev Jayate

Who became the first President of Indian National Congress?

W C Banerjee


Which one of the following  games was not invented in India?


Who will raise the flag during National level Independence day  function in 2021 at Red fort ?

Narendra Modi

Who wrote the poem Saare Jahan se achha?

Mohammed lqbal

Which Indian city is known as the city of prime ministers ?


Who is the author of the book  “The Indian Struggle’ ?

Subhash Chandra Bose

During which movement Mahatma Gandhi gave the call “do or die” ?

Quit India movement

Who was the first Indian to have  raised an Indian flag on foreign land ?

Bhikaji Cama

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s statue in Gujarat is also known as. .?

Statue of unity

The official Independence day celebration by Indian government take place at. .?

Red fort

How many times was Gandhiji  nominated for Nobel Peace Prize?

Five times


Which of these country also celebrates its independence day on August 15 ?


The first president of Republic  India?

Dr Rajendra Prasad

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Independence Day is celebrated on August 15 in India.

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In India, Independence Day is celebrated on August 15.

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