Indian Army Trivia Quiz

Indian Army Trivia Quiz

The Indian Army is the Oldest and the largest component of the Indian Armed Forces. It is the 2nd largest standing army in the world, with 1.2 Million active troops and almost 1Million reserve troops. Here is the trivia quiz to test your knowledge. Test your knowledge on this quiz to see how you do and compare your score with your friends.

  1. 1. Which is the oldest armoured regiment of Indian Army?

    1. 1 Poona
    2. 1 Lancer
    3. President's Bodyguards
    4. 1st Armoured Regiment

    President's Bodyguards

    President's Bodyguard (PBG) is the oldest surviving mounted unit and the senior most regiment of the Indian Army. It was raised by Governor-General Warren Hastings in September 1773.

  2. 2. DRDL stands for

    1. Defence Research and Development Laboratory
    2. Department of Research and Development Laboratory
    3. Differential Research and Documentation Laboratory
    4. None of the above

    Defence Research and Development Laboratory

    Defence Research and Development Laboratory (DRDL) is a Missile System laboratory - under the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) - with thrust on design, development and flight evaluation of various types of Missile Systems for the Indian armed forces.

  3. 3. The Indian Army successfully test - fired an advanced version of this land-attack cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

    1. Chandrayaan
    2. Brahmos block III
    3. Mangalan
    4. Chaxun I

    Brahmos block III

    The Indian Army successfully test-fired an advanced version of the Brahmos land-attack cruise missile in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, revalidating the weapon's strike capability. The land-to-land configuration of Brahmos missile was launched from a mobile autonomous launcher (MAL).

  4. 4. Headquarter of Indian Army’s Training Command is located at which place?

    1. Hyderabad
    2. Srinagar
    3. Agra
    4. Shimla


    The Army Training Command of the Indian Army is one of the seven commands of the army. It is based at Shimla.

  5. 5. At which of the following places is the College of Defence Management located?

    1. Dehradun
    2. Pune
    3. Secunderabad
    4. Chennai


    The College of Defence Management (CDM) is a Ministry of Defence sponsored institute of management aimed at providing scientific training to selected armed forces officers. It is located in Sainikpuri in Secunderabad, in the recently formed Telangana State of India.

  6. 6. Indian Army’s Counter-Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School is situated in

    1. Kanker
    2. Srinagar
    3. Tezpur
    4. Vairengte


    The Counter-Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School (CIJWS) in Vairengte, Mizoram, India is a training and research establishment of the Indian Army specialising in unconventional warfare, especially counter-insurgency and guerrilla warfare.

  7. 7. Indian Army’s School of Artillery is located at which place?

    1. Ahmednagar
    2. Bhopal
    3. Secundrabad
    4. Deolali


    The School of Artillery of the Indian Army is located nearby in Deolali.

  8. 8. How many army personals have honoured with the rank 'field marshal' in the history of Indian army?

    1. 2
    2. 3
    3. 4
    4. None


    Field marshal is a five–star general officer rank and the highest attainable rank in the Indian Army. To date, only two Indian Army officers have been conferred the rank.

  9. 9. Who is the present Chief of Indian Army?

    1. BS Dhanoa
    2. Sunil Lanba
    3. Bipin Rawat
    4. Dalbir Singh Suhag

    Bipin Rawat

    General Bipin Rawat, UYSM, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, is the 27th Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army.

  10. 10. Daulat Beg Oldie, a well-known airstrip for supply of provisions to the armed forces is located in

    1. Sikkim
    2. Sunil Lanba
    3. Andaman Islands
    4. Ladakh


    Daulat Beg Oldi (also Oldie, DBO), Ladakh, state of Jammu and Kashmir, India is a historic camp site and current military base located on an ancient trade route connecting Ladakh to the Tarim Basin. Daulat Beg Oldie also has an airstrip at an altitude of 5065 meters (16,614 feet), which is the world's highest airstrip.

  11. 11. Which of the following corps deals with the supply of weaponry and ammunition to the Indian Army?

    1. Army Ordnance Corps
    2. Armoured Corps
    3. Army Service Corps
    4. Corps of EME

    Army Service Corps

    Indian Army Service Corps (IASC) is a corps and an arm of the Indian Army, which handles its logistic support function.

  12. 12. “Khanjar” is a Joint Military Exercise of India along with which country?

    1. Kyrgyzstan
    2. Singapore
    3. Azerbaijan
    4. Malaysia


    Khanjar series of India-Kyrgyzstan military exercises has become an annual event. The Khanjar-II exercises were held in March 2015 in Kyrgyzstan, Khanjar III in March-April 2016 in Gwalior. The Khanjar-IV exercises are being held in Kyrgyzstan in February-March 2017.

  13. 13. Name the operation for saving people trapped in the 2013 North India floods?

    1. Operation Surya Kiran
    2. Operation Surya Hope
    3. Operation Blue Sta
    4. Operation Pawan

    Operation Surya Hope

    Operation Surya Hope is the name that Indian Army’s Central Command gave to its response in Uttarakhand following the June 2013 North India floods.

  14. 14. Which is the odd one out?

    1. Jat Regiment
    2. Mahar Regiment
    3. Maratha Light Infantry
    4. Punjab regiment

    Punjab regiment

    The Punjab regiment is one named after a REGION, the rest are based on CASTE.

  15. 15. The Military Engineering Services (MES)—one of the biggest construction agencies in India—and Border Roads Organization (BRO), are jointly responsible for the construction and maintenance of which highest motorable road in the world?

    1. East-West Corridor
    2. North-South Corridor
    3. Khardung-la Pass
    4. “Swarna Chathuspatha” or Golden Quadrilateral

    Khardung-la Pass

    Khardung La is a mountain pass in the Ladakh region of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. Maintained by the Border Roads Organisation, the pass is strategically important to India as it is used to carry supplies to the Siachen Glacier.

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