Independence Day Quiz

On 15th August 2023, India will complete 76 years of independence and we are going to celebrate the 77th Independence Day of India. India got independence on 15 August 1947, after almost 200 years long british rule. Almost two and a half years after independence, India got its own constitution and became 'Republic of India' on 26 January 1950.
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. Also check our page about Republic Day Quiz Questions. Let's start the Independence Day Quiz.

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Who will raise the flag during national level Independence day function in 2023 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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When did the Jallianwala Bagh massacre occurred?
A) 1913
B) 1919
C) 1920
D) 1931
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When did India came under the direct rule of the British crown?
A) 1757
B) 1764
C) 1858
D) 1930
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'Tum mujhe khoon do, mein tumhe azadi doonga' was said by which of the following persons?
A) Bhagat Singh
B) Lala Lajpat Rai
C) Subhash Chandra Bose
D) Vallabhbhai Patel
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During which movement Mahatama Gandhi gave the call for 'Do or Die'?
A) Khilafat Movement
B) Non-Cooperation Movement
C) Salt Satyagraha
D) Quit India Movement
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The Moplah Rebellion occurred at which place of India?
A) Malabar Region
B) Malwa Region
C) Bengal
D) Uttar Pradesh
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The picture shown below is associated with which movement or event of freedom struggle?

A) Quit India Movement
B) Indian Independence Movement
C) Dandi March
D) Protest against Simon Commission
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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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What was the name of the mission sent by british government to India to seek cooperation during World War II?
A) Cripps Mission
B) Simon Commission
C) United Kingdom Cabinet Mission
D) Morley-Minto Mission
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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 first fort built by East India Company (EIC) and it is 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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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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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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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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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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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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When did Vasco da Gama discovered the sea route to India?
A) 1600
B) 1757
C) 1764
D) 1498
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The rebellion of 1857 started from which city?
A) Karachi
B) Calcutta
C) Delhi
D) Meerut
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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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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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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 viceroy Charles Hardinge?
A) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
B) Bagha Jatin
C) Lala Lajpat Rai
D) Rashbehari Bose
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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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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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Which of the following freedom fighters was sentenced to death for his involvement in Kakori Train Robbery?
A) Ashfaqulla Khan
B) Ali Brothers
C) Rajguru
D) Banwari Lal
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What happened during the Chauri Chaura incident?
A) A police station was set on fire
B) Revolt by the soldiers in the British Indian armay
C) Strike by mill workers
D) None of these
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Who ruled Goa before it was integrated into India?
A) British
B) French
C) Portuguese
D) French
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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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Who was the first Viceroy of British India?
A) William Bentick
B) Warren Hastings
C) Louis Mountbatten
D) Charles Canning
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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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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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Which of the following financial institution/bank was founded by Lala Lajpat Rai?
A) State Bank of India
B) Punjab National Bank
C) Indian Freedom Fund
D) Swadeshi Bank
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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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Who put forward the theory of 'Drain of Wealth'?
A) Rabindranath Tagore
B) Dadabhai Naoroji
C) Lala Lajpat Rai
D) Bipin Chandra Pal
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When Komagata Maru ship returned to India, it was docked at which place?
A) Budge Budge ghat
B) Port Blair
C) Madras
D) Marmagao Port
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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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Don't forget to check the following pages for more questions related to this patriotic quiz.

Indian Independence Quiz - Part 2
Indian Independence Quiz - Part 3
Indian Independence Quiz - Part 4
Indian Independence Quiz - Part 5