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Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti Quiz: Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti, also known as Rabindra Jayanti, is a cultural event commemorating the birth anniversary of one of the world’s most famous poets. Rabindranath Tagore, the son of Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi, was also known as ‘Gurudev,’ ‘Kabiguru,’ and ‘Biswakabi.’

  • Tagore was a legendary figure and a significant cultural icon who was admired across the world for his outstanding contribution to the fields of literature, music, and art.
  • Tagore was a multi-talented man who wore many hats, including a poet, novelist, dramatist, musician, philosopher, social reformer, educator, linguist, and painter.
  • Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti is commemorated every year on May 7th, on the 25th day of the Bengali month of Boishakh.
  • Throughout the day, cultural programmes and festivities are organised in honour of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore, the polymath.

In 2011, the Indian Government produced five rupee coins to commemorate the 150th anniversary of his birth.

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Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti Quiz – Check Your Knowledge Now!

Let’s take a Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti Quiz to know more about him.

Which famous poet wrote an introduction to ‘Gitanjali’, Tagore’s most popular work?

  1. Alfred Lord Tennyson 
  2. WB Yeats
  3. Robert Frost
  4. William Wordsworth

Answer: 2

From where Tagore’s Nobel Prize was stolen?

  1. Nalanda University
  2. Calcutta University
  3. Presidency University
  4. Visva Bharati University

Answer: 4

For what cause did Rabindranath Tagore return his Knighthood Award?

  1. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
  2. Dandi March
  3. Khilafat Movement
  4. Kheda Movement 

Answer: 1

What are the two countries for which Tagore wrote National Anthem for?

  1. India and Pakistan 
  2. India and Bangladesh 
  3. Bangladesh and Pakistan 
  4. Myanmar and Nepal 

Answer: 2

When do we celebrate Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti?

  1. 7 May
  2. 8 April
  3. 12 June
  4. 12 February

Answer: 1

At what age did Rabindranath Tagore die?

  1. 70
  2. 85
  3. 90
  4. 80

Answer: 4

In which year did Tagore receive Nobel Prize for Literature?

  1. 1918
  2. 1910
  3. 1913
  4. 1920

Answer: 3

How many Tagore museums are there in India?

  1. 6
  2. 5
  3. 3
  4. 2

Answer: 3

At what age did Tagore have his first publication?

  1. 12
  2. 16
  3. 18
  4. 20

Answer: 2

How many songs are composed by Rabindranath Tagore?

  1. 500
  2. 2050
  3. 2230
  4. 3450

Answer: 3

What is the name of Tagore’s most renowned work?

  1. An Introduction
  2. Gitanjali
  3. In The Bazaar of Hyderabad
  4. Tyger and The Lamb

Answer: 2

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