Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Raksha Bandhan?

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Trivia Quiz: What Do You Know About Raksha Bandhan?

Raksha Bandhan is a sacred and traditional Hindu ceremony, observed in the lunar calendar month of Shravana, in which sisters tie amulet often named as 'Rakhi' around the wrist of their elder and younger brothers. Raksha Bandhan means protecting and taking care of sister in every phase of life. Take this quiz to test your knowledge and get to know why it is celebrated and so popular.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The festival Raksha Bandhan is observed in India to celebrate the relationship between
    • A. 

      Father and Son

    • B. 

      Mother and Daughter

    • C. 

      Brother and Sister

    • D. 

      Father and Daughter

  • 2. 
    This Day of Raksha Bandhan is also celebrated as
    • A. 

      Baldev Jayanti

    • B. 

      Gattu door

    • C. 

      Salono

    • D. 

      All the Above

  • 3. 
    The earliest prayer on Raksha Bandhan is found in which Hindu puran?
    • A. 

      The Skanda Purana

    • B. 

      The Brahmanda Purana

    • C. 

      The Vishnu Puran

    • D. 

      The Bhagwata Purana

  • 4. 
    The festival of ‘Rakshabandhan’ started from the day when
    • A. 

      Lakshmi Devi tied rakhi to King Bali

    • B. 

      Draupadi offered a torn piece of her sāṛī to tie Shrīkrushṇa’s bleeding finger

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Rakshabandhan is celebrated on which of the following days (tithi) as per the Hindu calendar?  
    • A. 

      Shravan Shuddha Dashami

    • B. 

      Shravan Krushna Ekadashi

    • C. 

      Shravan Amavasya

    • D. 

      Shravan Purnima

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the spiritual benefit of celebrating Rakshabandhan?
    • A. 

      Love and affection between the siblings is increased

    • B. 

      The give and take account between siblings is reduced

    • C. 

      The brother pledges to protect her sister

  • 7. 
    What should rakhis be like from a spiritual perspective?
    • A. 

      Bright in colour

    • B. 

      Attractive and fancy in appearance

    • C. 

      With a design that pleases one’s mind

    • D. 

      With a spiritually pure design that will preserve the God principle for longer periods

  • 8. 
    Why should a sister tie rakhi to her brother without any expectation of a gift in return?
    • A. 

      An expectation of a gift prevents the sister from receiving the spiritual benefits of celebrating Rakshabandhan

    • B. 

      So that she can derive the benefit of the frequencies of love and bliss in the atmosphere

    • C. 

      To reduce the give and take account between siblings

    • D. 

      All of the above