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India's Republic Day

4.6
(27 votes)
15 questions
English
Test your knowledge about India's Republic Day and related topics with this engaging quiz!
1

Which city in India is the oldest and continually inhabited?

Varanasi

Delhi

Kol

Prayagraj

41% got this right

Frog wedding - done in rainy season at Ashwamedh Ghat. The priest performs the wedding and leaves frogs in the river.
2

Who is going to be the chief guest for this year's Republic Day Parade?

French President, Emmanuel Macron

President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

US President, Joe Biden

52% got this right

The Indian Govt sends the invitation to either the head of state or the government six months before the Republic Day.
3

For how many years did India not have any chief guests during the Republic Day during Covid?

Two years

One year

Three years

49% got this right

4

How many kilometers do the different groups cover during the final Republic Day Parade?

9

10

12

14

Hard  14% got this right

For rehearsal parade, each group covers the distance of 12 kms but on the day of 26th Jan, they cover only 9 kms.
5

The constitution was adopted by the Indian Constituent Assembly on:

26 November 1949

15 August 1947

26 January 1949

26 January 1950

Hard  16% got this right

The constitution was adopted by the Indian Constituent Assembly on 26 Nov 1949 and came into effect on 26 January 1950.
6

Who designed the current Indian flag?

Pingali Venkayya

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Lala Hansraj

Mrs. Anne Besant

44% got this right

7

What percentage of world's spices come from India?

0
70
100

40% got this right

Indian spices reached Arabia, Egypt and Mesopotamia long before the advent of Greek and Roman civilization.
8

The Board Game Snakes and ladders Originated from India. True or False?

True

False

69% got this right

The game was known with the name Mokshapat or Moksha Patamu and originated as early as second century B.C.
9

How many different official languages are used in India today?

22

12

34

40

45% got this right

India has 22 official languages, is home to 121 languages and 270 mother tongues, with Hindi being the world's oldest.
10

Which city is called the 'Paris' of India?

Jaipur

Chennai

Indore

Kolkata

35% got this right

Jaipur is known as ‘The Paris of India’ for its architectural brilliance and many forts & palaces that define its beauty
11

Which is the oldest Golf Club in India?

Royal Calcutta Golf Club

Bangalore Golf Club

Royal Bombay Golf Club

Shillong Golf Club

46% got this right

The Calcutta golf course is a green oasis in the city, and is home to foxes, snakes and mongoose as well as many birds.
12

India first participated in the Olympics in 1908. True or False?

False

True

40% got this right

The only athlete to participate from India was Norman Pritchard - who won two medals – both silver – in athletics.
13

The first ever Asian Games was hosted in India.

True

False

49% got this right

14

Tripitakas are sacred books of

Buddhists

Hindus

Jains

None of the above

42% got this right

The Tripiṭaka is composed of 3 main categories of texts: the Sutra Piṭaka, the Vinaya Piṭaka, & the Abhidhamma Pitaka
15

To which king belongs the Lion capital at Sarnath?

Ashoka

Chandragupta

Harsha

Kanishka

Easy  82% got this right