Q1. Shown in Picture is Lieutenant Navdeep Singh was a Ghatak Platoon Commander of 15 Maratha Light Infantry regiment in the Indian Army who was conferred with highest peacetime gallantry award of India Ashoka Chakra posthumously by President on the Republic Day in 2012. Why was the Ashoka Chakra conferred on him? (PIC-1)
Q 2. How many gun salutes are presented to the President on Republic Day?
Q 3. Identify the personality. She was the First "Lady" Prime minister, who was the Chief Guest at India's Republic Day on 2012? (PIC-2)
Q 4. What did the Param Vir Chakra replace when India became a Republic?
Q 5. Which category or type of awards is presented during the Republic day Parade?
Q 6. Identify the personality. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth. (PIC-3)
Q 7. Shown in the picture is Jasdev Singh. What is his connection with Republic Day Parade? (PIC-4)
Q 8. Identify the personality. He was elected as the President of India on January 26, 1950. (PIC-5)
Q 9. While India became a Republic in 1950, what was it's status between August 15, 1947 and January 25, 1950?
Q 10. Identify the 3 Living Legends Of Indian Army. (PIC-6)
Q 11. Who will be the Chief Guest during the Republic Day 2018 celebrations at New Delhi?
Q 12. "Abide with me" tune is played during every RD parade. What is the importance of this tune?
1. He led an operation to ambush 17 well-trained and armed terrorists who infiltrated into Jammu and Kashmir state. He killed 4 of the terrorists and brought an injured team member to safety before succumbing to fatal injury from close range. 2. 21 gun salutes. 3. Yingluck Shinawatra (Prime Minister of Thailand). 4. Victoria Cross. 5. Bravery Awards. 6. King George VI. 7. He has been National commentator on Republic Day Parade and is heard on Doordarshan and All India Radio. 8. Dr Rajendra Prasad. 9. It was called Dominion of India. 10. Recipients of Param Veer Chakra, Grenadier Yogendra Singh Yadav, then Naib Subedar Bana Singh, Rifleman Sanjay Kumar (Left to right). 11. ASEAN Leaders. 12. It was the favourite song of Mahatma Gandhi.
- Wg Cdr Samir Gangakhedkar