"2-Mera Bharat Mahaan"
Republic Day Quiz - Mera Bharat Mahaan 1 This sculpture commemorates which event in history? a. Dandi March b. Indigo Planters movement in Champaran c. Quit India Movement d. Non Cooperation Movement There is a statue of this man in Vienna with 4 arms, each holding a particular object which Hitler once offered to buy. Officials in Holland took this object apart to see if there was raw a magnet inside it. In Japan,they decided he used a super-glue on it. Hitler once offered to buy it. Name the man? 2 a. P.K.Banerjee b. C.K.Nayudu c. Ranjitsinghji d. Dhyan Chand Subhash Chandra Bose gave the names "Shaheed" and "Swaraj" to 3 which of the following? a. Ganga and Brahmaputra b. Andaman and Nicobar c. Diu and Daman d. India's first Warships 4 This picture captures which of the following moments? a. Nehru being accepting the post of Prime Minister b. Nehru signing the Indian Constitution c. Nehru signing the partition declaration d. Nehru writing his 'tryst with destiny' speech Who composed the tune for the song "Saare Jahaan Se Achcha" that 5 was written by Mohammed Iqbal? a. Pt.Ravishankar b. pt.Bhimsen Joshi c. Mohammed Rafi d. Ustad Allah Rakha What is his most significant contribution to the Indian Freedom Movement? Also, for his pioneering study on the special variety of Cambodia cotton, he came to be called patthi (cotton - in Telugu) Venkayya. Even the British were taken up by his contributions in the field of agriculture and conferred on him honorary membership of 6 the Royal Agricultural Society of Britain. a. He designed the National Emblem b. He designed the Red Fort c. He designed the Indian National Flag d. He designed the Gateway of India Who is the author of the pamphlet in which the word 'Hindutva' was coined in 1923, to describe movements advocating Hindu 7 nationalism? a. Bhagat Singh b. Chandrashekar Azad c. Vasudev Balwant Phadke d. Vinayak Damodar Savarkar Mahatma Gandhi issued a speech at Gowalia Tank Maidan, now known as August Kranti Maidan, on 8 August 1942 prompting people to resort to mass agitations should the Britishers not leave India. 8 This was the launch of which movement? a. Quit India Movement b. Civil Disobedience movement c. Non Cooperation movement d. Swadeshi Movement 9 Which award is this? a. Padma Vibhushan b. Param Vir Chakra c. Bharat Ratna d. Padma Bhushan 'Jodi Tor Dak Shune Keu Na Ashe' is a song written by Rabindranath Tagore, part of the Rabindra Sangeet and was famously sung by Vinoba Bhave during the beginnings of his Bhoodan movement and was also cited by Mahatma Gandhi as one of his favourites. By what 10 name is this song commonly known? a. Saare Jahaan Se Accha b. Ekla Chalo Re c. Jana Gana Mana d. Bande Matharam Which festival was re-popularised in Bengal by Rabindranath Tagore to protest against Partition of Bengal by the then Governor General 11 Lord Curzon? a. Rakshabandhan b. Diwali c. Holi d. Dusshera Sitaram Khanderao Vaidya and D.N.Mirza were the original Indian architects of this building, but it was completed by an English engineer W.A.Chambers. During WW1, it also served as a 600 bed hospital. This structure was deliberately built to face away from the 12 harbor, as a snub to the British. Name this structure. a. Red Fort b. Jallianwala Bagh c. Taj Mahal Palace Hotel d. Hinduja Hospital Bhagat Singh was hanged for the killing of General Saunders, who 13 he killed to avenge the death of another Indian revolutionary. Who? a. Sardar Vallabhai Patel b. Madan Mohan Malaviya c. Bal Gangadhar Tilak d. Lala Lajpat Rai In his book "Wings of Fire", Dr. Abdul Kalam wrote about one of his early trips to Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, which was a base for NASA's Sounding Rocket Program. He wrote,"Here I saw a painting prominently displayed in the reception lobby. It depicted a battle scene with rockets flying in the background. A painting of this theme should be the most commonplace thing at a Flight Facility but the painting caught my eye because the soldiers on the side firing the rockets were not white skinned". What was the battle depicted 14 in the painting? a. The American Civil War b. The First War of Indian Independence c. The Battle of Srirangapatam. d. The Battle of Plassey Born in Dharwad in 1875 and settled in Pune. First job as a ground staff at the Pune Gymkhana. He was part of the 3 member committee for the depressed classes which negotiated the Poona pact with Mahatma Gandhi in 1932 along with M.C.Rajah and B.R.Ambedkar. He bowled left-arm orthodox spin and popular legend has it that he was the inspiration for the character of 'kachra' in the 15 movie Lagaan. Who is this person? a. C.K.Nayudu b. Palwankar Baloo c. M. E. Pavri d. Duleep Singhji 26th Jan. 2008