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Kargil Vijay Diwas Quiz

“Quartered in snow, silent to remain. When the bugle calls, they shall rise and march again.” – reads the scroll of honour at the Siachen base camp.

Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year in honour of the Kargil War’s Heroes.

#1. Which among these is a Hindi film based on the Kargil War of 1999?

#2. Kargil is the second largest town in Ladakh after Leh. True or False?

Kargil is the second largest town in Ladakh after Leh. It is located 204 km to the east of Srinagar and 234 km west of Leh to the east. Kargil is the centre of the Suru River valley, historically known as Purig.

#3. Prior to the Kargil War, how many other wars have been fought between India and Pakistan?

India and Pakistan have fought wars in 1947, 1965 and 1971.

#4. What name was given by Pakistan to the Kargil stand-off?

#5. How many Kargil War heroes received the Param Vir Chakra?

Rifleman Sanjay Kumar, Naib Subedar Yogendra Singh Yadav, Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey and Captain Vikram Batra got the Param Vir Chakra.

#6. Indian Air Force's MiG-21 and Mirage 2000 fighter planes were extensively used during the Kargil War. What was the name given to the air operations in the Kargil area?

#7. What was the code name of Kargil War?

#8. Which of the four Indo-Pakistan wars did not involve any conflict in the disputed region of Kashmir?

#9. The year in which Kargil war took place is

#10. Which dialect is spoken by most of the people in Kargil?

#11. Kargil Diwas is celebrated on the day the Kargil War officially ended. Which is that day?

#12. Kargil War Memorial is situated in which hill?

#13. Kargil district was formed in which year?

#14. Who was the prime minister of India at the time of Kargil War?

#15. Which Indian national highway runs through Kargil?

The NH-1D connecting Srinagar to Leh cuts through Kargil.


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