How Well Do You Know Saraswati: The Goddess Of Learning

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How Well Do You Know Saraswati: The Goddess Of Learning - Quiz

Saraswati is the Hindu goddess of knowledge, music, art, wisdom and learning worshipped throughout Nepal and India. Take a quiz and learn about this goddess.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Hindu goddess of knowledge is part of a trinity of which are?

    • A.

      Saraswati

    • B.

      Lakshmi and Parvati

    • C.

      Bhgavad, Gita and Lao

    • D.

      A and B only

    Correct Answer
    D. A and B only
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A and B only. The Hindu goddess of knowledge is Saraswati, who is indeed part of a trinity. However, the other options mentioned, Lakshmi and Parvati, as well as Bhgavad, Gita, and Lao, are not part of the trinity of the Hindu goddess of knowledge.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the three forms help the trinity of Saraswati?

    • A.

      Brahma

    • B.

      Vishnu

    • C.

      Shiva

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above forms, Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva, help the trinity of Saraswati. In Hinduism, Saraswati is the goddess of knowledge, music, arts, and learning. The trinity consists of Brahma, the creator; Vishnu, the preserver; and Shiva, the destroyer. Each of these forms plays a role in supporting and nurturing the qualities and domains associated with Saraswati. Therefore, all three forms contribute to the trinity of Saraswati.

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  • 3. 

    What was the earliest known method of goddess Saraswati?

    • A.

      Rigveda

    • B.

      Vedas

    • C.

      Sanskrit

    • D.

      Rudreva

    Correct Answer
    A. Rigveda
    Explanation
    The Rigveda is considered to be the earliest known method of goddess Saraswati. It is one of the oldest sacred texts of Hinduism and contains hymns dedicated to various deities, including Saraswati, the goddess of knowledge, music, and arts. The Rigveda provides insights into the ancient beliefs and practices associated with the worship of Saraswati and is an important source of information about her.

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  • 4. 

    Saraswati remain significant as a goddess from the?

    • A.

      Ancient days

    • B.

      Vedic period

    • C.

      Hindu tradition

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Ancient days
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Ancient days. Saraswati remains significant as a goddess from ancient times. She is mentioned in the ancient Hindu scriptures and is considered the goddess of knowledge, music, arts, and learning. She is worshipped and revered in Hindu tradition even today.

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  • 5. 

    Hindus celebrate the festival of Vasant Panchami on the

    • A.

      1st day of spring

    • B.

      3rd day of spring

    • C.

      6th day of spring

    • D.

      5th day of spring

    Correct Answer
    D. 5th day of spring
    Explanation
    Vasant Panchami is celebrated by Hindus on the 5th day of spring. This festival marks the arrival of spring and is dedicated to the goddess Saraswati, the deity of knowledge, wisdom, and arts. On this day, people worship Saraswati and seek her blessings for success in their academics and creative pursuits. They also wear yellow clothes, fly kites, and offer yellow flowers and sweets to the goddess. The 5th day of spring is considered auspicious for starting new ventures and seeking blessings for educational and artistic endeavors.

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  • 6. 

    Which part of India also revered Saraswati as a Goddess?

    • A.

      Hyderabad

    • B.

      Iraq

    • C.

      Jain religion

    • D.

      Nepal

    Correct Answer
    C. Jain religion
    Explanation
    In Jain religion, Saraswati is revered as a Goddess. Jainism is an ancient religion that originated in India and has its own set of beliefs and deities. Saraswati, the Goddess of knowledge, music, and arts, is highly respected and worshipped in Jainism. The other options, Hyderabad, Iraq, and Nepal, do not have a specific association with Saraswati as a Goddess in their respective cultures or religions.

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  • 7. 

    What other places or continent worship Saraswati?

    • A.

      Japan and Myanmar

    • B.

      Vietnam

    • C.

      Indonesia

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above options, Japan, Myanmar, Vietnam, and Indonesia, worship Saraswati. This implies that Saraswati is worshipped in various places and continents, including these countries.

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  • 8. 

    Saraswati sometimes spelled Sarasvati is a Sanskrit fusion of?

    • A.

      Sara and sva

    • B.

      Shova

    • C.

      Sarasvasti

    • D.

      Lingam

    Correct Answer
    D. Lingam
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Lingam because Saraswati is a Sanskrit fusion of two words - "Sara" meaning essence or essence of all things and "Sva" meaning self. However, Lingam is not a part of the fusion but rather a separate term in Hinduism representing the phallus or the male reproductive organ that symbolizes Lord Shiva.

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  • 9. 

    The name Saraswati means the essence of oneself and vati means

    • A.

      One with plenty knowledge

    • B.

      One with plenty joy

    • C.

      One with plenty peace

    • D.

      One with plenty water

    Correct Answer
    D. One with plenty water
    Explanation
    The name Saraswati is derived from the Sanskrit words "sara" meaning essence and "swa" meaning self. The suffix "vati" means one who possesses or embodies a certain quality. Therefore, the name Saraswati can be interpreted as "one who possesses or embodies the essence of oneself." In this context, "plenty water" represents abundance and flow, symbolizing knowledge, creativity, and wisdom. Thus, the correct answer is "One with plenty water."

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  • 10. 

    Which book depicts the significance of deity the name Saraswati referenced?

    • A.

      Yogiji

    • B.

      Nepal

    • C.

      Himalaya

    • D.

      Rigveda

    Correct Answer
    D. Rigveda
    Explanation
    The Rigveda is a sacred Hindu scripture that contains hymns dedicated to various deities, including Saraswati. The book depicts the significance of the deity Saraswati and references her name. In Hindu mythology, Saraswati is the goddess of knowledge, music, arts, and learning. The Rigveda praises and acknowledges the importance of Saraswati in these aspects, highlighting her role as a divine source of wisdom and inspiration.

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