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Republic Day 2024 Quiz with Answers : 26 January Celebration Part I

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Republic Day in India is celebrated on January 26th each year to honour the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect in 1950. It marks the transition of India from a British Dominion to a sovereign democratic republic. The day is celebrated with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervour throughout the country.

The main event takes place in the capital, New Delhi, at Rajpath, where the President of India hoists the national flag and a grand parade showcases the country's military strength, cultural diversity, and achievements. The parade includes marching contingents, vibrant tableaux representing different states, and various cultural performances.

Republic Day is not just a day of celebration but also a reminder of the values enshrined in the Indian Constitution, emphasizing the principles of justice, liberty, equality, and fraternity. It is an occasion for citizens to reflect on the progress the nation has made and to renew their commitment to building a strong, inclusive, and democratic India. Schools, colleges, and government offices across the country also participate in the festivities, organizing flag hoisting ceremonies, cultural events, and patriotic programs.

On the enthusiastic occasion of Republic Day Sarkari Jobs is sharing an Interesting Multiple-Choice Quiz (MCQ) with Answers. Share this with your family and friends it you like this.

Republic Day serves as a significant reminder of India's unity in diversity and its commitment to democratic principles, making it one of the most important and cherished national holidays in the country. So, we wish you a Happy Republic Day 2024 and Best of Luck! वंदे मातरम - जय हिन्द!

1 When is Republic Day celebrated in India?

  1. 15th August
  2. 26th January
  3. 2nd October
  4. 1st May

2 In which year was the first Republic Day celebrated in India?

  1. 1947
  2. 1950
  3. 1942
  4. 1930

3 Who was the first Chief Guest at India's Republic Day Parade?

  1. Queen Elizabeth II
  2. Vladimir Putin
  3. Dwight D. Eisenhower
  4. Sukarno

4 What is the main attraction of the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath?

  1. Airshow
  2. Cultural performances
  3. Tableaus from different states
  4. All of the above

5 The Republic Day Parade concludes at which landmark in Delhi?

  1. Red Fort
  2. Rashtrapati Bhavan
  3. India Gate
  4. Parliament House

6 Who is the President of India who hoists the national flag on Republic Day 2023?

  1. Droupadi Murmu
  2. Ram Nath Kovind
  3. Pranab Mukherjee
  4. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

7 Which document is adopted on Republic Day, making India a sovereign democratic republic?

  1. Preamble to the Constitution
  2. Independence Declaration
  3. Republic Proclamation
  4. Indian Bill of Rights

8 The Beating Retreat ceremony marks the end of Republic Day celebrations. Where is it held?

  1. India Gate
  2. Rashtrapati Bhavan
  3. Parliament House
  4. Vijay Chowk

9 What is the significance of the term "Republic" in Republic Day?

  1. People's rule
  2. Monarchy
  3. Military rule
  4. Foreign rule

10 The Republic Day of India is a national holiday. What does it signify?

  1. Independence from British rule
  2. Adoption of the Constitution
  3. Formation of the Indian Republic
  4. All of the above

11 Who designed the national emblem of India?

  1. Rabindranath Tagore
  2. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
  3. B.R. Ambedkar
  4. Dinanath Bhargava

12 What is the floral decoration laid at the Samadhi at Raj Ghat on Republic Day called?

  1. Rangoli
  2. Pookalam
  3. Phoolon Ki Chaadar
  4. Muggu

13 Which Indian state is known for its traditional dance forms showcased during Republic Day celebrations?

  1. Punjab
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Kerala
  4. Assam

14 Who was the Chief Guest at the Republic Day Parade in 2022?

  1. Joe Biden
  2. Boris Johnson
  3. Emmanuel Macron
  4. Angela Merkel

15 The Republic Day celebrations begin with the laying of a wreath at the Amar Jawan Jyoti. Where is it located?

  1. India Gate
  2. Rashtrapati Bhavan
  3. Jantar Mantar
  4. Red Fort

16 Which Indian leader is often associated with the phrase "Jai Jawan Jai Kisan" and is remembered on Republic Day?

  1. Sardar Patel
  2. Lal Bahadur Shastri
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru
  4. Bhagat Singh

17 What do the three colors of the Indian national flag symbolize on Republic Day?

  1. Unity, Faith, Discipline
  2. Peace, Love, Happiness
  3. Truth, Sacrifice, Peace
  4. Strength and Courage, Truth, Fertility

18 The Republic Day parade showcases the might of the Indian Armed Forces. What is the role of the President during the parade?

  1. Inspecting the troops
  2. Leading the parade
  3. Delivering a speech
  4. Presenting awards

19 Who was the first Prime Minister to attend the Republic Day Parade as the Chief Guest?

  1. Winston Churchill
  2. Viggo Kampmann
  3. Harold Wilson
  4. Margaret Thatcher

20 The "Beating the Retreat" ceremony is a military tradition. What does it signify?

  1. End of the war
  2. Retreat from the battlefield
  3. End of the day's fighting
  4. Surrender of the enemy

21 The Republic Day parade includes a display of various military equipment. What is the term for this part of the parade?

  1. Flypast
  2. Tank March
  3. Weaponry Display
  4. Static Display

22 In which year did India become a republic and adopted its constitution?

  1. 1947
  2. 1949
  3. 1950
  4. 1952

23 The Constitution of India was drafted by a committee led by:

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru
  3. B.R. Ambedkar
  4. Sardar Patel

24 The Republic Day parade includes cultural performances from various states. What is this segment called?

  1. State Pageant
  2. Cultural Extravaganza
  3. Folk Fest
  4. State Tableaux

25 The first country whose Prime Minister attended the Indian Republic Day Parade as the Chief Guest?

  1. Prime Minister of Bulgaria
  2. Prime Minister of Mauritius
  3. Prime Minister of Denmark
  4. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

26 The Republic Day celebrations in Delhi include the President conferring awards like the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. Where does this ceremony take place?

  1. Rashtrapati Bhavan
  2. India Gate
  3. Red Fort
  4. Vigyan Bhavan

27 Who designed the layout of the ceremonial boulevard, Rajpath, where the Republic Day Parade takes place?

  1. Le Corbusier
  2. Edwin Lutyens
  3. Frank Lloyd Wright
  4. Frank Lloyd Wright

28 The Republic Day Parade showcases the diversity of India through tableaux. Which organization is responsible for designing these tableaux?

  1. Ministry of Defence
  2. Ministry of Home Affairs
  3. Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
  4. Ministry of Culture

29 The Republic Day celebrations also include the distribution of gallantry awards. Which is the highest gallantry award in India?

  1. Param Vir Chakra
  2. Ashoka Chakra
  3. Vir Chakra
  4. Shaurya Chakra

30 Who is responsible for organizing the Republic Day Parade in Delhi?

  1. Ministry of Defence
  2. Ministry of Home Affairs
  3. Ministry of External Affairs

31 Who composed the music for the Indian national anthem, "Jana Gana Mana"?

  1. Rabindranath Tagore
  2. B.R. Ambedkar
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru
  4. Sardar Patel

32 The President of India hoists the national flag on Republic Day. Where does this ceremony take place?

  1. Red Fort
  2. India Gate
  3. Rashtrapati Bhavan
  4. Vijay Chowk

33 The Republic Day parade starts from

  1. India Gate
  2. Red Fort
  3. Rashtrapati Bhavan
  4. Rajpath

34 What is the significance of the 21-gun salute during the Republic Day parade?

  1. Honoring the President
  2. Marking the start of the parade
  3. Saluting the Armed Forces
  4. Celebrating the Constitution

35 The Republic Day celebrations officially end with the Beating Retreat ceremony. What is the historical significance of this ceremony?

  1. Marking the end of the British rule
  2. Symbolizing peace and friendship
  3. Honoring the soldiers who fought in the war
  4. Celebrating a victory