Republic Day Quiz 2024: 50+ Questions with Answers for Students

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Every year India celebrates its Republic Day on 26 January. This day commemorates a significant day in the history of India when the nation implemented its constitution as well as welcomed its long-awaited transition to a democratic and republic nation from a British Raj dominion. As the day is gradually approaching, the Republic Day quiz 2024 has become a trending topic for school and college competitions. So, if you are a keen learner who wants to enhance your knowledge about Republic Day, get ready to challenge your friends and learn new things with this quiz full of 50+ Republic Day GK quiz questions with answers.

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Republic Day Quiz 2024

1. Who is the Chief Guest for the Republic Day parade in 2024:

  1. Joko Widodo, President of Indonesia
  2. Emmanuel Macron, President of France
  3. Olaf Scholz, Chancellor of Germany

Answer- Emmanuel Macron, President of France

2. India will be celebrating its ___ Republic Day in 2024. 

  1. 74th
  2. 75th
  3. 76th

Answer- 75th

3. Which of the given contingents lead that march past on Republic Day?

  1. Navy
  2. Air Force
  3. Infantry 

Answer- Infantry 

4. What is the name of the aircraft display team performing at the Republic Day parade?

  1. Garuda
  2. Tejas
  3. Surya Kiran

Answer- Surya Kiran

5. What is the significance of the Beating Retreat ceremony?

  1. It reflects the harmony and diversity of India.
  2. It refers to the 21 most important states of India.
  3. It marks the conclusion of the Republic Day celebrations. 

Answer- It marks the conclusion of the Republic Day celebrations. 

6. How many Gun Salutes are fired for the President on the Republic Day?

  1. 27
  2. 24
  3. 21

Answer- 21

7. Who takes the salute on Republic Day?

  1. Chief guest
  2. President
  3. Prime Minister 

Answer- President

8. Why is 26 January Important in India?

  1. Independence Day
  2. Republic Day
  3. Children’s Day

Answer- Republic Day

9. What is the theme of the Republic Day of India in 2024?

  1. India – Mother of Democracy
  2. Beti Bachao Beti Pdhao
  3. One District One Product

Answer- India – Mother of Democracy

10. Who was the Chief Guest of the first Republic Day parade of India in 1950?

  1. King Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah
  2. President Sukarno
  3. President Norodom

Answer- President Sukarno

11. India became a republic in which year?

  1. 1949
  2. 1947
  3. 1950

Answer- 1950

12. What is the significance of Republic Day in India?

  1. It commemorates the independence of India.
  2. Republic Day is the day when India implemented its constitution.
  3. It commemorates India’s victory in a war.

Answer- Republic Day is the day when India implemented its constitution.

13. The parade of Republic Day is held in:

  1. New Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Chennai 

Answer- New Delhi

14. What is the name of the 21-gun salute fired during the Republic Day parade?

  1. Ashoka gun
  2. Republic gun
  3. Victory gun

Answer- Victory gun

15. How many states participated in the Republic Day Parade 2023?

  1. 17
  2. 23
  3. 19

Answer- 17

16. How many tableaux were there during the Republic Day Parade in 2023?

  1. 23
  2. 25
  3. 27

Answer- 23

17. Who was the chief guest of the Republic parade in 2023?

  1. Abdel Fattah El-Sisi
  2. Emmanuel Macron
  3. Ram Nath Kovind

Answer- Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

18. The highest civilian award of the Republic of India is?

  1. Padma Vibhushan
  2. Padma Shri
  3. Bharat Ratna

Answer- Bharat Ratna

19. The Republic Day parade starts from?

  1. Rashtrapati Bhawan
  2. India Gate
  3. Lotus Temple

Answer- Rashtrapati Bhawan

20. Among the following, what is the significance of the 21-gun salute on Republic Day?

  1. It pays tribute to the 21 leaders of the Indian Constitution.
  2. It is a military tradition to honor the head of state.
  3. It represents the 21 states of India.

Answer- It is a military tradition to honor the head of state.

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1. What was the original name of the Rashrapati Bhavan, the official residence of the President?

  1. Viceroy’s House
  2. King’s Palace
  3. Governor’s Mansion

Answer- Viceroy’s House

2. How many times Representatives from the United Kingdom have been invited to the Republic Day Parade in India?

  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 5

Answer- 5

3. Who was the first President of India?

  1. Zakir Hussain
  2. Rajendra Prasad
  3. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Answer- Rajendra Prasad

4. The National Flag of India was designed by?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Pingali Venkayya
  3. Sardar Patel

Answer- Pingali Venkayya

5. The Indian national flag of India was adopted by the Constituent Assembly of India on which date?

  1. 22 July 1947
  2. 22 July 1948
  3. 22 July 1949

Answer- 22 July 1947

6. What is the national emblem of India?

  1. Lion Capital
  2. Eagle
  3. Tiger 

Answer- Lion Capital

7. Who wrote the national anthem of India?

  1. Sarojini Naidu
  2. Rabindranath Tagore
  3. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

Answer- Rabindranath Tagore

8. Who composed the national song “Vande Mataram”?

  1. Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
  2. Rabindranath Tagore
  3. Raja Ram Mohan Roy

Answer- Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

9. Which Indian leader is also known as the “Father of the Nation”?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Sardar Patel

Answer- Mahatma Gandhi

10. What do the three lions on the Ashoka Chakra represent?

  1. Power, courage, confidence, and pride
  2. Resilience 
  3. Unwavering determination 

Answer- Power, courage, confidence, and pride

11. Who unfurls the national flag at the Red Fort on Republic Day?

  1. Prime Minister 
  2. President 
  3. CJI 

Answer- Prime Minister 

12. The first citizen of India is:

  1. The Prime Minister
  2. The President
  3. The CJI 

Answer- The President

13. Who drafted the Indian Constitution?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar
  3. Lal Bahadur Shastri 

Answer- Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar

14. What is the official name of the President’s bodyguard?

  1. CJI
  2. PBG
  3. CID

Answer- PBG

15. Who is known as the Father of the Indian Constitution?

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Bhimrao Ambedkar
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru

Answer- Bhimrao Ambedkar

16. Who takes the military salute during the parade on the Republic Day?

  1. Vice President of India
  2. Chief Guest
  3. President of India

Answer- President of India

17.  Which awards are presented during the Republic Day parade in India?

  1. National Bravery Awards
  2. Padma Bhushan
  3. Padma Shri

Answer- National Bravery Awards

18. Which article of the Indian constitution allows hoisting the National Flag as a Fundamental Right?

  1. Article 21
  2. Article 19 (i) (a)
  3. Article 18 (b)

Answer- Article 19 (i) (a)

19. Taj Mahal, a prominent monument of India is located in which state?

  1. Jaipur 
  2. Agra
  3. Delhi

Answer- Agra

20. The President’s Bodyguard is a unit of which branch of the Indian Armed Forces?

  1. Navy
  2. Army
  3. Air force 

Answer- Army

21. The ratio of the length to the height (width) of the Indian National Flag is?

  1. 3:3
  2. 3:2
  3. 1:3

Answer- 3:2

22. The saffron color in the Indian National flag symbolizes?

  1. Peace and hospitality 
  2. Truth
  3. Strength and courage

Answer- Strength and courage

23. Who is the 15th President of India?

  1. Ram Nath Kovind
  2. M. Venkaiah Naidu
  3. Droupadi Murmu

Answer- Droupadi Murmu

24. According to Dr. Ambedkar, what is the heart and soul of the Indian Constitution?

  1. Right of freedom
  2. Right to constitutional remedies
  3. Right to freedom of religion

Answer- Right to constitutional remedies

25. The National flag of India is also known as:

  1. Tricolor
  2. Sankh
  3. No name

Answer- Tricolor

26. The Discovery of India was written by?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru
  3. Indira Gandhi

Answer- Jawaharlal Nehru

27. Who is the first Indian woman to hoist the Indian national flag on Republic Day?

  1. Bhikaji Rustom Cama
  2. Kiran Bedi
  3. Indira Gandhi

Answer- Bhikaji Rustom Cama

28. The Constitution of India was adopted on:

  1. 26th November, 1949
  2. 26th November, 1948
  3. 26th November, 1947

Answer- 26th November, 1949

29. Which flower is displayed more prominently during the Republic Day celebrations? 

  1. Rose
  2. Marigold
  3. Lotus 

Answer- Lotus 

30. Who is the chief guest at the Republic Day parade in India?

  1. President of India
  2. Prime Minister of India
  3. Head of State or Government of a foreign country

Answer- Head of State or Government of a foreign country

31. How long did it take to create the Constitution of India?

  1. 2 years, 11 months, 18 days 
  2. 2 years, 10, 5 days
  3. 2 years, 4 months, 20 days

Answer- 2 years, 11 months, 18 days 

32. The Beating Retreat Ceremony takes place on which date?

  1. 27 January 
  2. 30 January
  3. 29 January  

Answer- 29 January 

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1. Who is the current President of India?

  1. Droupadi Murmu
  2. Narendra Modi
  3. Rahul Gandhi

Answer- Droupadi Murmu

2. Who is the current Defense Minister of India?

  1. Rajnath Singh
  2. Smriti Irani
  3. S. Jaishankar

Answer- Rajnath Singh

3. Who is the current Prime Minister of India?

  1. Manmohan Singh
  2. Rajiv Gandhi
  3. Narendra Modi

Answer- Narendra Modi

4. Who is the current Chief of Army Staff of India?

  1. General Manoj Pande
  2. M. M. Naravane
  3. Prakash Katoch

Answer- General Manoj Pande

5. Who is the current Chief Justice of India?

  1. Sharad Arvind Bobde
  2. J. S. Khehar
  3. Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud

Answer- Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud

6. Who is the current Chief of Naval Staff of India?

  1. Suresh Mehta
  2. Admiral R. Hari Kumar PVSM
  3. Karambir Singh

Answer- Admiral R. Hari Kumar PVSM

7. Who is the current Chief of Defence Staff of India?

  1. Lt General Anil Chauhan
  2. Rajiv Bhatnagar
  3. Bipin Rawat

Answer- Lt General Anil Chauhan

8. Who was recently appointed as the Chairman of the Sixteenth Finance Commission?

  1. Amit Mitra
  2. Viral Acharya
  3. Arvind Panagariya 

Answer- Arvind Panagariya 

9. Who has been appointed as India’s ambassador to the WTO in Geneva?

  1. Senthil Pandian C
  2. Brajendra Navnit
  3. M Selvendran

Answer- Senthil Pandian C

10. Telangana collaborated with which organization to establish the C4IR or the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

  1. International Monetary Fund
  2. World Bank
  3. World Economic Forum

Answer- World Economic Forum

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What is the Significance of Republic Day in India? 

Republic Day in India is celebrated with great enthusiasm and a deep sense of pride. While the point of attraction for the day is the grand parade that takes place in New Delhi, tableaus from different states are also a sight to behold. Moreover, it also has great significance for the people of the country:

  • It pays tribute to soldiers who lost their lives while protecting the country from threats.
  • The day also celebrates the emergence of India as a sovereign, independent, and republic state. 
  • The day urges the citizens of India to feel proud of the country’s development and progress alongside realizing their duty as responsible citizens.  
  • It is also a symbol of national unity and integrity.
Source: NDTV News Feed

Interesting Facts Related to Republic Day 

Below we have mentioned a few interesting facts about the Republic Day of India. Let’s get started with learning about this historical day.

  • The Constitution of India came into effect on 26 January because the country also celebrates the anniversary of Purna Swaraj Day.
  • The Constitution of India is the longest-written constitution in the entire world. It has 448 Articles in 22 Parts and 12 Schedules. 
  • The Constitution of India was written in both English and Hindi language. 
  • Jana Gana Mana, the national anthem of India, was given by Rabindranath Tagore in 1911.
  • The Prime Minister of India places a garland at Amar Jawan Jyoti on every national occasion to honor the souls of soldiers who sacrificed their lives fighting for the country’s safety and security. 
Source: PMO India

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