25 Indian History Quiz with Answers for Kids

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Indian history plays important roles in children’s lives from their education to a personal level. As Indian citizens, children should be aware of the history of India. With this knowledge, they will be able to identify many historical things. Since India has a lot of historical moments it will be difficult to remember many of them but this knowledge will definitely help them to remember all the past days.

Children will learn the history of India through general knowledge questions. Learning from general knowledge will make them remember all the historical moments. This general knowledge will be in form of MCQs where little ones have to pick the correct answer from the given options. This way they will even learn many other names from the given options and thereby they will improve their reading and grammar skills.

In this article, children will learn about GK questions and answers on Indian history for classes 1, 2, and 3. Let’s help little ones to have deep knowledge about their own nation:

How has GK on Indian History helped Children?

Here are a few points on how it helped them:

  • This knowledge will help them to understand various historical things in India.
  • It will also help children to feel proud of their nation due to their rich heritage.
  • This history of Indian knowledge will also broaden young ones’ knowledge at an early age.

25 GK Questions and Answers on the History of India for Grades 1, 2 and 3

This article will cover 25 questions and answers on Indian history. This knowledge will help children grow their knowledge about their own country with the help of general knowledge questions on modern Indian history. Children will also learn about the quizzes on ancient history which will help them in their education. Let’s look at the top 25 Indian history quizzes for grades 1, 2, and 3:

Q1. From the following which of them is the historic text?

a) Rigveda
b) Gita
c) Mahabharat
d) Ramayana

Q2. How did the Indus Valley Civilization build their houses?

a) Wood
b) Mud
c) Pucca bricks
d) Stone

Q3. Which city of the Indus Valley Civilization was discovered first?

a) Lothal
b) Amri
c) Rangpur
d) Harappa

Q4. Which animal is not known to the Indus Valley Civilization, people?

a) Dog
b) Horse
c) Rhinoceros
d) Cow

Q5. Which among the following is known as the “Father of the Nation”?

a) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
b) Ambedkar
c) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
d) Mahatma Gandhi

Q6. Which among the following is the founder of Bihar Vidyapeeth?  

a) Lok Manya Tilak
b) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
c)  JB Kriplani
d) Abdul Kalam Azad

Q7. Name the place where the formation of Azad Hind Fauj took place.  

a) Singapore
b) Germany
c) Thailand
d) Russia

Q8. Name the person who wrote the National Anthem.

a) Subhash Chandra Bose
b) Rabindranath Tagore
c) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
d) Mahatma Gandhi

Q9. In which year did the Indian National song was sung for the first time?  

a) 1896 session
b) 1919 Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
c) 1857 revolt
d) None of the above

Q10. From the following name the person who wrote Vande Mataram?  

a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Rabindranath Tagore
c) Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay
d) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

Q11. Who invented the slogan, Jai Hind? 

a) Mohan Singh
b) Indira Gandhi
c) Abid Hasan
d) Bhagat Singh

Q12. Who was very close to Abid Hasan?

a) Subhash Chandra Bose
b) Bhagat Singh
c) Indira Gandhi
d) Mohan Sigh

Q13. Name the person who founded the Indian National Army to overthrow British Empire from the country.  

a) Mohan Sigh
b) Bhagat Singh
c) Indira Gandhi
d) Rash Bihari Bose

Q14. Which among the following is also known as the Iron Man of India?

a) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
b) Lal Bahadur Shastri
c) Subhas Chandra Bose
d) Murli Manohar Joshi

Q15. Name the 2nd Prime Minister of India.  

a) Lal Bahadur Shastri
b) Rajendra Prasad
c) Indira Gandhi
d) Gulzarilal Nanda

Q16. From the following who was the chief architect of the Indian Constitution?  

a) Bhimrao Ambedkar
b) Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
c) Abul Kalam Azad
d) Jawaharlal Nehru

Q17. Which of the following is a historical monument of India?

a) Mysore Palace
b) Victoria Memorial
c) Hawa Mahal
d) Taj Mahal

Q18. On the 15th of August, Independence Day of India, every year the Prime Minister hoists the Indian Flag at the gate of which historical fort?

a) Red Fort – Delhi
b) Qutub Minar
c) Jama Masjid
d) Humayun’s Tomb

Q19. From the following name the person who started the Quit India Movement?

a) Mahatma Gandhi
b) Shivaram Rajguru
c) Jawaharlal Nehru
d) Bhagat Singh

Q20. Who was the 1st woman Prime Minister of India?

a) Sucheta Kriplani
b) Sarojini Naidu
c) Annie Besant
d) Indira Gandhi

Q21. Name the person who is known as the mother of India.

a) Sarojini Naidu
b) Indira Gandhi
c) Sucheta Kriplani
d) Annie Besant

Q22. Name the king who started the organization of the Kumbh fair at Allahabad.

a) Dhruvasena Ii
a) Narshimhvarman
c) Akabar
d) Harshavardhana

Q23. Name the empire which lasted the longest among the following.

a) The Rashtrakutas
b) The Senas
c) The Pratiharas
d) The Palas

Q24. Name the person who was the ruler of the kingdom between Chenab and the rivers Jhelum.

a) King Porus
b) Alexander the Great
c) Chandragupta Maurya
d) Darius III

Q25. Name the person who was the last Hindu emperor of northern India.

a) Pulakesin II
b) Skandagupta
c) Harsha
d) Rajyavardhana


Here are the answers to all the above questions on Indian history for classes 1, 2, and 3 kids. Check your child’s answers from the given 4 options:

Ans. 1) a2) c3) d4) b
5) d6) b7) a8) b
9) a10) d11) c12) a
13) d14) a15) a16) a
17) d18) a19) a20) d
21) b22) d23) a24) d
25) c

We hope children learned many things about the history of India which had grown their knowledge at an early age about the past of their nation. This knowledge also helped them to make their general knowledge strong which will help them to clear any tests, competitions, and debates.

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.