India - Republic Day Quiz

Republic Day Quiz

Q.1 Constituent Assembly passed the constitution of India 26 November 1949 but was adopted on 26 January 1950. Who first proposed the idea of Constituent Assembly
Q.2 Who was the first president of Constituent Assembly?
Q.3 the Constitution of India starts with the Preamble stating "WE, THE PEOPLE OF INDIA, having solemnly resolved to constitute India into a SOVEREIGN SOCIALIST SECULAR DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC".
Which of this was not in the original draft but later added by an amendment
Q.4 Renowned painter Beohar Rammanohar Sinha under the guidance of his master Nandalal Bose contributed to the making of Constitution of India. what was it?
Q.5 During the emergency period Indira Gandhi got 42nd amendment to make lots of changes in the constitution. One change was to acknowledge India's growing proximity to and friendship with USSR (Soviet Russia). What was that change?
Q.6 Indian constitution is highly influenced by British "Parliamentary democracy". the concept of "Separation of Powers" meaning keeping Legislative, Executive and Judiciary separate was borrowed from ___________ constitution.
Q.7 The concept of "Directive Principles" which provides broad principles and guidelines for the state to make laws and policies, was borrowed from _______
Q.8 The concept of suspension of fundamental rights during emergency was taken from constitution of _______________
Q.9 Before 1947, which date was considered to be India's independence day?
Q.10 India became a republic on 26th Jan 1950. when did Pakistan become a republic?
Q.11 After independence on 15th August 1947, Lord Mountbatten remained the Governor General of India and Nehru became the Prime Minister. Who was the Governor General of Pakistan?
Q.12 after independence in 1947, the Governor-General's bodyguards were distributed between India and Pakistan in the ration of 2:1. But none of the sides were ready to let go the Governor-General's buggy. finally it was given to India. But how was it decided?
President Buggy
Q.13 This practice dates back to 16th century England where the troops were called back inside the castle after the sunset. A similar ritual is performed to denote the official end to the republic day celebrations and festivities.

what is this called?
Q.14 When India got independence on 15th August 1947, there was no constitution. So Till 26th January India was a ____________
Q.15 India shares its Republic Day on 26th Jan with National day of another country. Which one?
Q.16 Before the Republic Day parade the function starts with laying wreaths at Amar Jawan Jyoti. Who performs this?
Q.17 In 2014 for the first time a state in India arranged a Republic Day parade. Which state?
Q.18 In the Republic Day parade one of the most beautiful and unique is the camel mounted contingent, which is the only camel mounted military force in the world. This contingent belongs to __________
Q.19 On Republic Day the President gives away which of the following awards
Q.20 President Obama will be the Republic Day state guest for 2015. Who was the first gueat in 1950.