Republic Day is just a few days away and guess what, it’s time to test your knowledge about our republic. From when our constitution was formed to the significance of this year’s Republic Day, there is a lot to know and learn. The government of India knows this well and is running MyGov Patriotic Quiz on Republic Day 2021.
The quiz, like MyGov Test your Road Safety Knowledge Quiz, is designed to test your knowledge about Republic Day being celebrated on January 26th, 2021. This quiz is being held as part of Republic Day celebrations. The winners will receive a participation certificate. This is different from Republic Day Sale Quiz run by Amazon India. Here are the details.
MyGov Patriotic Quiz on Republic Day 2021 questions and answers
Like the other quiz on MyGov website, the Patriotic Quiz on Republic Day 2021 also has a total of 20 questions. The participants will get a total of 300 seconds or 5 minutes to answer all the questions. This is a timed quiz and if you don’t know the answer to a particular question, you can skip and come back to it later.
Each question technically has a score of one and you can get a maximum score of 20. If two or more participants are tied with the same score then the participant taking the least amount of time to answer all the questions will be chosen as the winner.
For the Patriotic Quiz on Republic Day 2021, the questions are randomly selected using a question bank. All the participants will get a participation certificate and there is no negative marking either. The participants should see this quiz as an opportunity to test their knowledge about Indian Republic.
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What is MyGov website?
The MyGov.in website was launched in 2014 by the government of India. The website, which is available in Hindi and English, is being described as a citizen engagement platform. The government is using the website to promote active participation of Indian citizens. The website notes that it is a portal to “crowdsource governance ideas from citizens”.
By engagement, the government is talking about various ways the citizens can participate in governmental affairs. The website also serves as a repository for latest information on government activities as well as the latest development on pandemic, be it details about infection or that about vaccination.
What is MyGov Patriotic Quiz on Republic Day 2021?
With Republic Day 2021 just around the corner, the Patriotic Quiz is being held by MyGov in collaboration with the Ministry of Education & Defence. This online quiz competition is joined by essay competition and poetry competition on the theme of “Indian constitution, struggle for freedom, warriors of Indian independence”.
The start date of Patriotic Quiz on Republic Day 2021 is January 20th and will conclude on January 30th, 2021. Any individual can participate only once in the competition. All one needs to do is answer all the 20 questions correctly in 300 seconds. The MyGov website notes that questions will be randomly selected using a question bank.
All the participants will receive a participation certificate and the winners will be adjudged on the basis of maximum number of correct answers. In case of tie, the factor deciding the winner will be the time taken to answer all the questions. The website says the criteria for selecting winners is “Maximum Correct The participant taking the least amount of time to answer all the questions correctly will be selected as winner.
MyGov Patriotic Quiz on Republic Day 2021: how to play
The MyGov website notes that the participation in this quiz is voluntary and it is designed to test your knowledge ahead of Republic Day. You will be required to provide your name, email address, telephone number and postal address. When you share these details, you give consent to these details being used for the quiz. Here is how any interested person can participate:
- Visit the MyGov.in website.
- Click on the three horizontal lines at the top right corner and select microsites.
- Now, select the quiz section and click on Patriotic Quiz on Republic Day 2021.
- Alternatively, you can also click on this link to go to the quiz directly.
- Read the instructions and start the quiz.
MyGov Patriotic Quiz on Republic Day 2021: terms and conditions
- The quiz is open to all from January 20th to January 30th.
- This is a timed quiz with 20 questions to be answered in 300 seconds.
- One entrant can participate only once and there will be no negative marking.
- The quiz will start as soon as the participant clicks the Start Quiz button.
- All questions are available in English only.
- The organisers reserve the right to amend or withdraw the quiz at any time.
- If multiple participants have the same number of correct answers then the participant who took the least amount of time will be adjusted as the winner.
- You can skip a question and come back to it later.
- The selected question is shown in blue border while the skipped question is shown in yellow border.
MyGov Essay and Patriotic Poetry Writing Competition
In addition to Patriotic Quiz, MyGov is also running Essay and Poetry Writing competition. This competition is held from January 20th, 2021 to January 30th, 2021. The themes of essay and patriotic poetry writing competition are:
- Indian Constitution & Democracy
- Struggle for Independence
- Warriors of Indian independence.
- True meaning of celebration of Republic day
This essay and poetry writing competition is meant for students of classes VI to XII from schools under CBSE, KVS, NVS, NIOS and all school boards/SCERTs at the State/UT Level. The essay should be within 1,500 word limit while the poem should be within 100 word limit. The participants must submit their write-up only in PDF file format.
The write-up can be in English or Hindi with font size 12 for English and font size 14 for Hindi. The line spacing should be set at 1.15 only. The mention of the author’s name or email anywhere in the body will lead to disqualification.