25 Easy GK Questions on National Symbols Of India for Kids

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Children should be aware of the Indian national symbols as it plays a major role in their lives. Every national symbol has its own uniqueness and meaning. We are most familiar with symbols such national flag of India, animals, birds, the national anthem etc. Being citizens of the country, it is important children should have knowledge about each symbol. This knowledge will not only help in their personal life but also help them at that academic level. Children will learn this lesson through general knowledge questions which will help them to remember and learn the symbols easily. In this article, we have covered the top 25 GK questions and answers on national symbols of India for classes 1, 2 and 3 kids. Let’s have a look at the symbols of India:

What are National Symbols?

They are images visual, verbal, graphic and iconic representations of their own identity. It defines the countries meaning and its sensibility. It plays a major role in that it uniquely represents the country, its patriotism, brotherhood and the feelings, and emotions of the national community. The symbol also instils national pride in its citizens.

Why Children should learn National Symbols?

Here are a few points that will benefit children in learning these general knowledge questions:

  • National symbols are the pride of every citizen in the country. It helps people to motivate themselves during bad times. It even helps both during peace and bad times. For example, the National animal of India is Tiger which is known for its grace, strength and it’s quickness.
  • It also helps children in their education and personal level where they will be confident to answer many of questions about their country.
  • It even represents the history of the country and its culture.
  • It also represents togetherness. India has many states but all people celebrate all the functions happily together. The country is known as a colour country due to the many festivals it celebrates.
  • Another important thing children will learn in this lesson is about national flags. They will understand the importance of national flags and the colours which are present on the flag. For example, the top saffron colour indicates strength and courage. Middle white colour indicates peace, calmness, unity and truth with the Ashoka chakra. And the last green colour indicates growth and fertility.

Top 25 General Knowledge Questions and Answers on National Symbols of India for Classes 1, 2 and 3

Here are the top 25 quizzes on national symbols of India along with 4 given options. This symbol question will be in form of MCQs where students have to pick the correct answer from the given 4 options. Let’s start with the quizzes for grades 1, 2 and 3:

Q1. How much is the ratio of the Indian national flags from width to length? 

a) 1:2
b) 1:3
c) 1:9
d) 2:3

Q2. What is the name of the national flag of India? 

a) One Flag
b) Tricolour
c)  Duo colour
d) Pentacolour

Q3. Amongst the following name is the Indian national calendar.

a)  Saka Calendar
b) Vikram Samvat Calendar
c) Hindu Calendar
d) Gregorian Calendar

Q4. Amongst the given options which is an Indian national game?

a) Cricket
b) Kabaddi
c) Basketball
d) Hockey

Q5. Out of the following which is a national vegetable?

a) Tomato
b) Pumpkin
c) Bitter Gourd
d) Potato

Q6. Name the national heritage animal.

a) Elephant
b) Asiatic Lion
c) Asiatic Black Bear
d) Chimpanzee

Q7. Amongst the following who is the national reptile of India?

a) Viper
b) Anaconda
c) King Cobra
d) Python

Q8. Out of the given options which is the national currency of India?

a) Euros
b) Dollar
c) Yen
d) Indian Rupee

Q9. Name the national river from the given options.

a) Ganga
b) Brahmaputra
c) Narmada
d) Chenab

Q10. Who is the national aquatic animal?

a) Shark
b) Blue Whale
c) Ganges River Dolphin
d) Octopus

Q11. From the given option who is the national animal of India?

a) Lion
b) Tiger
c) Elephant

Q12. From the following name the national bird?

a) Pigeon
b) Parrot
c) Sparrow
d) Peacock

Q13. From the given choices which is the national fruit?

a) Mango
b) Pineapple
c) Guava
d) Apple

Q14. Name the national tree.

a) Eucalyptus
b) Ashoka
c) Neem
d) Banyan

Q15. Amongst the following which is the national flower?

a) Rose
b) Lotus
c) Jasmine
d) Lily

Q16. Amongst the given choices which is the national anthem of India?

a) Saare Jahaan se Accha
b) Vande Mataram
c)  Jana Gana Mana
d) Maa Tujhe Salaam

Q17. Name the language in which the Jana-Gana-Mana was originally composed.

a) Gujarati
b) Marathi
c) Bengali
d) Hindi

Q18. Name the person who wrote the national anthem of India.

a) Rabindranath Tagore
b) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
c) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
d) Muhammad Iqbal

Q19. How many Asiatic Lions are there on the Indian State Symbol?

a) 1
b) 2
c) 3
d) 4

Q20. Out of the following name the national song of India?

a) Saare Jahaan se Accha
b) Vande Mataram
c) Maa Tujhe Salaam
d) Jana Gana Mana

Q21. Amongst the following name the person who hoisted the national flag of India for the first time.

a) Jawaharlal Nehru
b) Mahatma Gandhi
c) Indira Gandhi
d) Lal Bahadur Shastri

Q22. How many colours are there on the Indian national flag and what colour do they have?

a) 4, green, yellow, white and orange
b) 3, Saffron, White, Green
c) 2, pink and white
d) None of above

Q23. Which colour does Ashoka Chakra or Wheel have?

a) Orange
b) Red
c) Navy Blue
d) Pink

Q24. How many spokes does Ashoka Chakra have?

a) 22
b) 23
c) 24
d) 25

Q25. Who wrote the National pledge of India?

a) Pydimarri Venkata Subba Rao
b) Indira Gandhi
c) Kalpana Chawla
d) Mahatma Gandhi


Here are the answers to all the above 25 questions on Indian national symbols for classes 1, 2, and 3. Look at the answers and check if your young ones are right:

Ans. 1) d2) b3) a4) d
5) b6) a7) c8) d
9) a10) c11) b12) d
13) a14) d15) b16) c
17) c18) b19) d20) b
21) a22) b23) c24) c
25) a

We hope students got enough knowledge of Indian national symbols such as the flag, animals, fruit, vegetables etc. Each of these symbols has its own unique identity and meaning. It is important for children to learn about these general knowledge questions because of the citizens of India.

Suhana Dessai

Suhana holds a master's degree in computer and from the University of Goa. She has around 3 years of experience in various fields of writing and editing. By profession, she is a freelancer Content Writer. As an associate editor at SudivGuide, Suhana edits and ensures the articles are aligned with the website's editorial standards.