National symbols hold immense significance as they represent the identity, values, and aspirations of a nation and its people. The emblem, song, flag, animal, bird, and other symbols embody the collective spirit and heritage of a country, fostering a sense of unity and patriotism among its citizens. The national flag, with its colors and design, serves as a visual representation of the nation's history and ideals, evoking a strong sense of pride and belonging. The national anthem or song captures the essence of a nation's struggles, triumphs, and shared values, becoming a unifying force during national events and celebrations. National animals and birds often embody traits that resonate with the country's character or cultural significance, becoming symbols of strength, freedom, or cultural heritage. These symbols act as rallying points, fostering a shared sense of identity and belonging, reinforcing the values and principles that a nation upholds, and serving as reminders of its rich history and collective achievements.
|The national animal is Tiger (Panthera tigris)
|The national bird is Peacock (Pavo cristatus)
|The national fruit is Mango (Magnifera indica)
|The national flower is Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)
|The national tree is Banyan (Ficus benghalensis)
|The national aquatic animal is River Dolphin (Platanista gangetica)
|The national river animal is the Ganges or the Ganga which originates at Gangotri in Uttarakhand
|Jana Gana Mana
|Bankim Chandra Chatterji
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|1. How many spokes does the Dharmachakra in the Indian tricolour have?
|2. From which ancient Indian text has the phrase Satyameva Jayate been?
|3. Which of the following is the National River of India?
|4. In which year was the National Anthem was first sung in a session of Indian National Congress?
|5. From which of the following books has the national song, Vande Mataram been taken?
|6. Which of the following is the National Tree of India?
|7. What is the ratio of the length and breadth of the Indian National Flag?
|8. What is the playing time of the National Anthem?
|9. Which is the first month of the National Calendar?
|10. Which are animals normally visible at the bottom of the National Emblem?
|11. Which of the following is the scientific name of the National Animal of India?
|12. In which language is the National Song of India written?