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Indian Polity MCQs On ‘The National Emblems (Symbols) Of India’

Indian Polity MCQs on ‘The National Emblems (Symbols) of India’

Indian Polity MCQs on ‘The National Emblems (Symbols) of India’, are important questions for all competitive exams i.e. UPSC, SSC, Railways, Banking, CET etc. Many questions were asked in pervious year’s exams from this topic. Let’s start the topic:

Indian Polity MCQs on ‘The National Emblems (Symbols) of India’

Que- 1.  On which date was the National Emblem of India adopted?

(a) 26th January 1950

(b) 15th August 1947

(c) 26th January 1947

(d) 14th August 1950

Correct Answer
Option (a) 26th January 1950

Note: National Emblem was adopted on 26th January 1950, the day the Indian constitution came into force.

Que- 2.  From where the Emblem of India was adopted?

(a) Lion Capital of Ashoka at Sarnath

(b) Sanchi stupa

(c) Both (a) and (b)

(d) India’s national flag

Correct Answer
Option (a) Lion Capital of Ashoka at Sarnath.

Que- 3.  What is the National Anthem of India?

(a) Satyamev Jayate

(b) Vande Mataram

(c) Jana Gana Mana

(d) Saare jahan se aacha

Correct Answer
Option (c) Jana Gana Mana.

Note: The song Jana Gana Mana, created initially in Bangla by Rabindranath Tagore, was adopted as India’s National Anthem in its Hindi version by the Constituent Assembly meeting on January 24th, 1950.

Que- 4.  Who wrote the national anthem, “Jana Gana Mana.”?

(a) Bankim Chander Chatarji

(b) Prem Chand

(c) Jawaharlal Nehru

(d) Rabindranath Tagore

Correct Answer
Option (d) Rabindranath Tagore.

Que- 5.  What is the national song of India?

(a) Vande Mataram

(b) Jana Gana Mana

(c) Saare Jahan Se aacha

(d) Satya meva Jayte.

Correct Answer
Option (a) Vande Mataram

Que- 6.  When was the national song adopted?

(a) 26th January

(b) 20th January

(c) 24th August

(d) 24th January

Correct Answer
Option (d) 24th January

Que- 7.  A complete or formal rendition of national anthem takes…?

(a) 50 seconds

(b) 45 seconds

(c) 52 seconds

(d) 55 seconds

Correct Answer
Option (c) 52 seconds

Que- 8.  What is the name of Indian National flag?

(a) The Red and Green

(b) The Stars and Stripes

(c)  Tricolour (Tiranga)

(d)  Five-star Red flag

Correct Answer
Option (c)  Tricolour (Tiranga).


  1. The upper band of India’s national flag is saffron-colored, symbolizing the country’s power and courage.
  2. Blue color of ‘Ashoka’s wheel’ represents ‘Wheel of the Law of Dharma’.
  3. The white center band represents ‘peace and truth’.
  4. The last band, which is green in color, represents ‘the fertility of land, growth and auspiciousness’.

Que- 9.  Who designed the National Flag of India?

(a) Rabindranath Tagore

(b) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

(c) Pingali Venkayya

(d) Jawaharlal Nehru

Correct Answer
Option (c) Pingali Venkayya.

Note: ‘Pingali Venkayya’ was the designer of the new Indian National flag.

Que- 10.  What is the ratio of the length to the width of the Indian national flag?

(a) 3:4

(b) 4:3

(c) 2:3

(d) 3:2

Correct Answer
Option (d) 3:2

Que- 11.  When was the national flag adopted by the constituent assembly?

(a) 22nd July 1947

(b) 26th January 1950

(c) 26th January 1948

(d) 15th August 1950

Correct Answer
Option (a) 22nd July 1947

Que- 12.  What does the wheel in the ‘Indian National Flag’ symbolize?

(a) Freedom

(b) Justice

(c) Equality

(d) Brotherhood

Correct Answer
Option (b) Justice

Que- 13.  The total number of spokes in the National Flag of India is….?

(a) 20

(b) 24

(c) 26

(d) 30

Correct Answer
Option (b) 24

Que- 14.  Which statement is not true about India’s National Flag?

(a) The ratio of the length and width of the flag is 2: 3

(b) There is a ‘Charkha’ in the middle of the white strip, which is a symbol of progress and mobility

(c) The “Charkha” between the flag is taken from the Ashok Chakra

(d) The diameter of “Charkha” is approximately three-fourth of the width of the white strip of the flag

Correct Answer
Option (a) The ratio of the length and width of the flag is 2: 3

Note: The ratio of the length to the width of the flag is 3: 2 and not 2:3.

Que- 15.  Who said this statement; “A flag is not only a symbol of our independence but also the freedoms of all people.”

(a) Jawaharlal Nehru

(b) Mahatma Gandhi

(c) Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel

(d) Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar

Correct Answer
Option (a) Jawaharlal Nehru.

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