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70th Independence Day: 100 Interesting Facts about Independence Day of India

Fact About Independence Day of India

 Do you know Why Independence day is celebrated in India? or how is Independence day celebrated in India? If you are looking for this kind of update then this article is not for you. if you are serious aspirant of psc exam and you aim is to become a government employee then this is for you keep reading you will love it.

1.Who was the Governor General of India when the first war of India’s independence broke out in 1857?

Ans: Lord Canning

2.The first session of the Indian National Congress was presided over by?

Ans: Womesh Chander Banerjee.

3.Who set up the Indian Independence League?

Ans: Rash Behari Bose.

4.Who once remarked “ Nehru is patriot while Jinnah is a Politician”

Ans: Mohammed Iqbal.

5.Where was the Civil disobedience movement launched in 1922?

Ans: Bardoli.

6.When was the Non-Cooperation movement suspended?

Ans: 1922.

7.Which movement marked Gandhi’s entry into national politics?

Ans: Champaran Movement.

  1. The first weekly paper published by the Indian National Congress in 1889?

Ans: Voice of India.

9.Who is the founder of Ghadar party?

Ans: Lala Hardayal.

10.Name of the commission which was appointed by the British Government to probe the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre?

Ans: The Hunter Commission.

 

11.Who was the first to describe the mutiny of 1857 as the first war of independence?

Ans:Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

  1. Who was elected as the President of All India Khilafat Conference held in Delhi in 1919?

Ans: Mahatma Gandhi.

13 Which renowned musician sung the famous song “Raghupati Raghav Rajaram” during the Dandi march?

Ans: Vishnu Digambar Paluskar.

14.Who founded the “All India Harijan Samaj” in 1932?

Ans: Mahatma Gandhi.

  1. Who gave the slogan “Dilli Chalo” or “March to Delhi”?

Ans: Subhash Chandra Bose.

16.Who presided over the Cabinet Mission?

Ans: Sir. P.Lawrence.

  1. In which session of Indian National Congress, the moderates and extremists sections of congress reunited?

Ans: 1916 Lucknow.

  1. When was the English East India Company established?

Ans: 1600 A.D.

19.Which incident provoked Gandhiji to suspend the Civil Disobedience Movement?

Ans: Chauri Chaura incident.

20.Who wrote the book “India’s First War of Independence”?

Ans: Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.

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  1. What was the agenda of the Round Table Conference (1930-1932)?

Ans: Discuss the Simon Commission Report.

  1. At which session of the Indian National Congress was “Vande Mataram” sung for the first time?

Ans: 1896 Session.

  1. Who gave the slogan” Give me blood and I promise you freedom”?

Ans: Subhash Chandra Bose.

  1. When did the Government of the English East India Company come to an end?

Ans: 1858 A.D.

  1. Where did the Congress Working committee first accept the idea of the Quit India Movement?

Ans: Wardha.

  1. When did Indian National Congress adopt the resolution of “self-Government” for the first time?

Ans: 1906.

  1. Which leader died on the day the Non-cooperation movement was launched in 1920?

Ans: Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

  1. In 1938, Subhash Chandra Bose was elected as the president of Indian National Congress defeating Gandhi’s candidate. Who was this candidate?

Ans: Pattabhi Sitaramayya

  1. Who is the only Keralite to become the President of Indian National Congress?

Ans: Chettur Sankaran Nair.

  1. Which year onwards Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated as international non violence day?

Ans: 2007.

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  1. The only national leader who was in favour of the Cripp’s plan and the acceptance of the principle of Pakistan?

Ans: C.Rajagopalachari.

  1. Which session of Indian National Congress passed resolution on national economic programme and on fundamental rights and duties?

Ans: Karachi session of 1931.

  1. Who was proclaimed as the emperor of India during the great Indian Mutiny of 1857?

Ans: Bahadur Shah II.

  1. When did Indian National Congress adopt a resolution demanding complete independence for the first time?

Ans: 1929.

  1. Who was the viceroy of India when Montague- Chelmsford reforms were introduced?

Ans: Lord Chelmsford.

  1. What is the nickname of the English East India Company?

Ans: John Company.

  1. Who was the Prime Minister of Britain during the Revolt of 1857?

Ans: Lord Palmerston.

  1. Where was the Provisional Government of Independent India (Azad Hind) formed?

Ans: Singapore.

  1. In which act, the rule of East India Company ended in India?

Ans: Govt. of India Act, 1858.

  1. The Kakinada session of the Indian National Congress, which inspired the launch of the Vaikom Satyagraha , was held in :

Ans: 1923.

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  1. The Cripps Mission visited India during the regime of :

Ans: Lord Linlithgow.

  1. Who founded the Indian League?

Ans: Shishir Kumar Ghose.                                                                                                                              

  1. calicut The famous INA trials took place at the Red Fort, Delhi in?

Ans:1945.

  1. Who wrote the book “The origin of the Indian National Congress”?

Ans:Pattabhi Sitaramayya.

 

  1. Who was the leader of the Revolt of 1857 at Jagadishpur?

Ans: Kunwar Singh.

  1. “The congress is in reality a civil war without arms” Who said this?

Ans: Sir Syed Ahmad Khan.

  1. The second visit of Simon Commission was in?

Ans: 1929.

  1. Name the viceroy of India when the Rowlatt Act was repealed?

Ans: Lord Reading.

  1. Who was the president of the Indian National Congress in the Gaya Session of 1922?

Ans: C.R.Das.

 

50.When did Gandhi start the Sabarmati Ashram?

ANS: 1916.

51.“Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it” is the slogan given by which famous leader?

ANS: Bal Gangadhar Tilak

52.Who gave Gandhi the title “Mahatma”?

Ans.Rabindranath Tagore

 

53.Who was the First President of Independent India?

Ans. Rajendra Prasad

54.When Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place?

9Ans.April 13, 1919

55.Who was the viceroy of India when Montague- Chelmsford reforms were introduced?

Ans. Lord Chelmsford

56.Whose famous motto was: “Give me blood and I will give you freedom”?

Ans. Subhas Chandra Bose

57.Among the following leaders who was appointed as the viceroy of Independent India?

Ans. Lord Mountbatten

58.Who wrote the National Anthem of India?

Ans. Rabindranath Tagore

59.When was the English East India Company established?

Ans.1600 A.D

60.Who was the Governor General of India when the first war of India’s independence broke out in 1857?

Ans. Lord Canning

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61.Who wrote the book “India’s First War of Independence”?

Ans. Vinayak Samodar Savarkar

62.Who was the Lal in Lal, Bal, Pal?

Ans. Lala Lajapathi Rai  

64.Who created Indian National Army for Indian Independence?

Ans.Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

 

65.Who set up the Indian Independence League?

Ans. Rash Bihari Bose

66.Who gave the slogan “Dilli Chalo” or “March to Delhi”?

Ans. Subhash Chandra Bose

67.Where was the Civil disobedience movement launched in 1922?

Ans. Bardoli

  1. At which session of the Indian National Congress was “Vande Mataram” sung for the first time?

Ans.1896 Session

69.When the Republic of India was officially proclaimed?

Ans. 26 January 1950

70.Who is father of the Nation?

Ans. Mahatma Gandhi

  1. The colors of our Indian Flag hold a special significance. What does the blue wheel positioned in the center of the Flag signifies?

Ans. Wheel of Law

72.Indian National Congress was founded by?

Ans. Allan Octavian Hume

73.This PM pioneered the slogan “Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan”. He got part of his name from Kashi Vidya Peetha. Who is he?

Ans. Lal Bahadur Shastri

74.Name the Prime minister who gave a very famous speech “A Tryst with Destiny”?

Ans. Jawaharlal Nehru

75.When the Salt March and civil disobedience started?

Ans. 11 March and 6 April 1930

76.When did Gandhiji start the Sabarmati Ashram?

Ans.1916

77.Name the viceroy of India when the Rowlatt Act was repealed?

Ans. Lord Reeding

78.Who wrote the book “The origin of the Indian National Congress”?

Ans. Pattabhi Sita Ramayya.

  1. In which act, the rule of East India Company ended in India?

Ans. Govt. of India Act, 1858.

80.Which year onwards Gandhi Jayanthi is celebrated as international non violence day?

Ans. 2007

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81.When did India attain Independence?

Ans. 15 August 1947

82.How many years Britain ruled India?

Ans: About 200 Years

83.Who was last emperor of India?

Ans: Mughal emperor, Bahadur Shah II

84.When and where Rani Laxmi Bai, queen of Jhanzi, was killed in fighting with British?

Ans: Gwalior on 17 June 1858.

Rani Laxmi Bai

85.When the Government of India Act was passed in India?

Ans: Government of India Act 1858

86.When Partition of Bengal Happened?

Ans: 1905

87.When Mahatmma Gandhi was born?

Ans: 2 October 1869

88.Who started Satyagraha?

Ans: Mahatma Gandhi

  1. When Gandhi Jayanti is Celebrated?

Ans: 2 October

90.Where Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place?

Ans: Amritsar

91.When Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place?

Ans: April 13, 1919 [it was Baisakhi that day]

92.When the first non-cooperation movement started in India?

Ans: September 1920

93.When the Salt March and civil disobedience started?

Ans: 11 March and 6 April 1930

  1. When the Quit India Movement was started?

Ans: August 1942

95.hen India got the Independence?

Ans: 15 August 1947

96.When the Republic of India was officially proclaimed?

Ans: 26 January 1950

  1. Who was Bhagat Singh ?

Ans: Bhagat Singh was an Indian freedom fighter, considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement. 

Bhagat Singh Pic

Bhagat Singh – Indian Freedom Fighter

  1. Who was Raja Ram Mohan Roy?

Ans: Raja Ram Mohan Roy was an Indian religious, social, and educational reformer who challenged traditional Hindu culture and indicated the lines of progress for Indian society under British rule.’

99.Who was Subhas Chandra Bose?

Ans: Subhas Chandra Bose was an Indian revolutionary who led an Indian national political and military force against Britain and the Western powers during World War II.

 

100.Who was Mangal Pandey?

Ans: Mangal Pandey was a sepoy (en.soldier) in the 34th Regiment of the Bengal Native Infantry (BNI) of the English East India Company. He was main figure in the 1857 revolt which started Indian Independence movement.

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