Are You Ready To Celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi? Quiz

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Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu festival which is used for the celebration of the arrival of Ganesha earth from Kailas with his mother goddess Gauri. The festival falls in the months of August and September of the gregorian calendar while his birth celebration which is referred to as Maghi Chaturthi falls in the month of January.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The Ganesha idols which mark the festival are made with what?

    • A.

      Wood

    • B.

      Rocks

    • C.

      Clay

    • D.

      Painting

    Correct Answer
    C. Clay
    Explanation
    Ganesha idols are traditionally made with clay. Clay is a natural material that is easily moldable, making it ideal for creating intricate designs and details for the idols. Additionally, clay is considered to be auspicious and eco-friendly, as it can easily dissolve in water after the festival, minimizing environmental impact. Therefore, clay is the preferred material for making Ganesha idols during the festival.

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  • 2. 

    The festival ends on which of the following days?

    • A.

      Fifth day

    • B.

      Seventh day

    • C.

      Tenth

    • D.

      Fourteenth 

    Correct Answer
    C. Tenth
    Explanation
    The festival ends on the tenth day.

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  • 3. 

    In Mumbai alone, about how many statues are immersed in water annually?

    • A.

      300,000

    • B.

      150,000

    • C.

      200,000

    • D.

      100,000

    Correct Answer
    B. 150,000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 150,000. This suggests that annually, around 150,000 statues are immersed in water in Mumbai alone.

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  • 4. 

    The festival celebrates Lord Ganesha as the God of New Beginnings and what?

    • A.

      Remover of Obstacles 

    • B.

      Provider of wealth 

    • C.

      The rain God 

    • D.

      The God of fertility 

    Correct Answer
    A. Remover of Obstacles 
    Explanation
    The festival celebrates Lord Ganesha as the God of New Beginnings and the Remover of Obstacles. Lord Ganesha is believed to help people overcome challenges and obstacles in their lives, and is worshipped for his ability to bring good luck and success. During the festival, devotees pray to Lord Ganesha to seek his blessings and assistance in removing any obstacles that may be hindering their progress or causing difficulties in their lives.

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  • 5. 

    After the dissolves in water, Lord Ganesha is believed to have returned to which of the following? 

    • A.

      Indus

    • B.

      Sutlej

    • C.

      Brahmaputra 

    • D.

       Kailash 

    Correct Answer
    D.  Kailash 
    Explanation
    Lord Ganesha is believed to have returned to Kailash after dissolving in water. Kailash is a sacred mountain in the Himalayas and is considered the abode of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. It is believed that Lord Ganesha, being the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, returns to his divine parents at Kailash after fulfilling his earthly duties. This belief is significant in Hindu mythology and is a part of the religious and cultural traditions associated with Lord Ganesha.

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  • 6. 

    Lord Ganesha is also celebrated as the god of what? 

    • A.

      God of wisdom and intelligence

    • B.

      God of abundance 

    • C.

      God of strength and fortitude

    • D.

      God of patience 

    Correct Answer
    A. God of wisdom and intelligence
    Explanation
    Lord Ganesha is celebrated as the god of wisdom and intelligence because he is believed to possess immense knowledge and understanding. He is considered to be the remover of obstacles and the one who bestows intellect and wisdom upon his devotees. Ganesha is worshipped by students and scholars seeking his blessings for success in their academic pursuits. Additionally, his association with intelligence is depicted through his large head, which symbolizes his vast knowledge and ability to comprehend complex matters.

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  • 7. 

    It is usually celebrated at home in which of the following?

    • A.

      Tamil Nadu

    • B.

      Kerala

    • C.

      Maharashtra

    • D.

      Nepal

    Correct Answer
    A. Tamil Nadu
    Explanation
    In Tamil Nadu, the festival mentioned in the question is usually celebrated at home. This suggests that the festival is not a public or community-wide celebration, but rather a more intimate and personal one. The other options, Kerala, Maharashtra, and Nepal, are not mentioned in relation to the festival being celebrated at home, indicating that they are not the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

    Ganesha is believed to return to return to which of the following? 

    • A.

      Adi Parashakti

    • B.

      Lakshmi

    • C.

      Saraswati

    • D.

      Parvati

    Correct Answer
    D. Parvati
    Explanation
    Ganesha is believed to return to Parvati. In Hindu mythology, Ganesha is the son of Parvati and Lord Shiva. After fulfilling his duties and responsibilities, Ganesha is said to return to his mother, Parvati. This belief signifies the close bond between mother and son and highlights the importance of family relationships in Hindu culture.

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  • 9. 

    A plate of modak traditionally holds how many pieces? 

    • A.

      21

    • B.

      23

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    A. 21
    Explanation
    A plate of modak traditionally holds 21 pieces.

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  • 10. 

    In parts of Karnataka, which of the following is offered?

    • A.

      Idli

    • B.

      Laddu

    • C.

      Panakam

    • D.

      Panchakajjaya

    Correct Answer
    D. Panchakajjaya
    Explanation
    Panchakajjaya is offered in parts of Karnataka.

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