Gods And Stories From Indian Mythology! Trivia Quiz

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Hindu mythology states that all living beings pass through a constant cycle of creation and destruction. And the cycle repeats itself. There are three main Gods in Hindu mythology, and they are Brahma, Vishnu, and Shiva. There are three Goddesses, and they are Parvati, Mata Laxmi, and Mata Saraswati. Take this fun quiz to see if you know your stuff regarding Gods and Stories from Indian mythology.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the Gayathri mantra for Lord Vinayagar?

    • A.

      Om E-chrim, Hrim, E-klim, E-klum kam kanapatheye vara varatha sarva, Janameh vasamaanehss suvaaha

    • B.

      Om tat purushaaya vithmaheh, Vakkra thundaaya theemahi, thantho thanthi Ip-prasothayaath

    • C.

      Om mahalakshmi sa vithmaheh, Vishnu pathiniyai sa theemahi, thannoh lakshmi Ip-prasothayaath

    Correct Answer
    B. Om tat purushaaya vithmaheh, Vakkra thundaaya theemahi, thantho thanthi Ip-prasothayaath
  • 2. 

    What is the Gayathri mantra for Goddess Lakshmi?

    • A.

      Om tat purushaaya vithmaheh, Vakkra thundaaya theemahi, thantho thanthi Ip-prasothayaath

    • B.

      Om srim hrim E-klim kamalathaarani suvarnas raaji thanaayai namaha

    • C.

      Om mahalakshmi sa vithmaheh, Vishnu pathiniyai sa theemahi, thannoh lakshmi Ip-prasothayaath

    Correct Answer
    C. Om mahalakshmi sa vithmaheh, Vishnu pathiniyai sa theemahi, thannoh lakshmi Ip-prasothayaath
    Explanation
    The Gayathri mantra for Goddess Lakshmi is "Om mahalakshmi sa vithmaheh, Vishnu pathiniyai sa theemahi, thannoh lakshmi Ip-prasothayaath." This mantra is a form of worship and invocation of Goddess Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth, prosperity, and fortune. It is believed that chanting this mantra can bring blessings of abundance and prosperity into one's life. The mantra acknowledges and seeks the blessings of Mahalakshmi, who is considered the consort of Lord Vishnu. The repetition of this mantra is believed to purify the mind, attract positive energies, and bring about spiritual and material prosperity.

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  • 3. 

    What is the Gayathri mantra for Lord Shiva?

    • A.

      Om tat purushaaya vithmaheh, maha devaaya theemahi, thannoh ruthra Ip-prasothayaath

    • B.

      Om thennaadududaiya sivaneh pohtri, ennaatavarkum eraiva pohtri

    • C.

      Om tat purushaaya vithmaheh, mahaa sehnaaya theemahi, thannoh shanmuga Ip-prasothayaath

    Correct Answer
    A. Om tat purushaaya vithmaheh, maha devaaya theemahi, thannoh ruthra Ip-prasothayaath
  • 4. 

    What is the Gayathri mantra for Lord Murugan?

    • A.

      Om tat purushaaya vithmaheh, maha devaaya theemahi, thannoh ruthra Ip-prasothayaath

    • B.

      Uruvaai arulvaai ulathaai E-lathaai, maruvaai malaraai maniyaai oli-yaai, karuvaai uyiraai gathiyaai vithiyaai, guruvaai varuvaai arulvaai guganeh

    • C.

      Om tat purushaaya vithmaheh, mahaa sehnaaya theemahi, thannoh shanmuga Ip-prasothayaath

    Correct Answer
    C. Om tat purushaaya vithmaheh, mahaa sehnaaya theemahi, thannoh shanmuga Ip-prasothayaath
  • 5. 

    Guess which god story Is this? ‘ Being the eighth child was born on a stormy night in that same prison. As the guards fell asleep, the gates of the prison opened freeing the family. Vasudev hid baby in a basket covered with a blanket and made their way to Gokul, where his friend Nand lived.’

    • A.

      Story of Lord Rama

    • B.

      Story of Lord Indran

    • C.

      Story of Lord krishna

    • D.

      Story of Lord Hanuman

    Correct Answer
    C. Story of Lord krishna
    Explanation
    This story is about Lord Krishna. It describes how he was born as the eighth child on a stormy night in a prison, and how his father Vasudev hid him in a basket and took him to Gokul to be raised by his friend Nand. This aligns with the well-known story of Lord Krishna's birth and early life.

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  • 6. 

    Guess which god story Is this? ‘Agreed to his father’s wishes to exile him and to make Bharata the king of Ayodhya. It is a son’s duty to his father to obey him. He reassured his father that he was happy for Bharata and he wished him and Kikeyi well. Lakshmana and Sita learned of the king’s orders and were astounded. They both begged him to let them accompany him to the forest,’

    • A.

      Story of Lord Rama

    • B.

      Story of Lord Indran

    • C.

      Story of Lord krishna

    • D.

      Story of Lord Hanuman

    Correct Answer
    A. Story of Lord Rama
    Explanation
    In this story, the protagonist agrees to his father's wishes to exile him and make his brother Bharata the king of Ayodhya. He understands that it is his duty as a son to obey his father. He reassures his father that he is happy for Bharata and wishes him and Kikeyi well. Lakshmana and Sita are surprised by the king's orders and both beg him to let them accompany him to the forest. This story aligns with the well-known Hindu epic, the Ramayana, which tells the story of Lord Rama.

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  • 7. 

    Guess which god story Is this? ‘Days rolled on, Venkathanatha grew up and went to live with Guru Sudheendra theertha at Kumbakonam. Venkanna had finished the study of Amara Kosha. Venkathanatha daily gave himself to constant meditation of god. His behavior had also changed. He also wished to perform the worship of God with all the paraphernalia as the swami did in the matt and he was devoted to Mula Rama.’

    • A.

      Story of Lord Indran

    • B.

      Story of Sri Hanuman

    • C.

      Story of Sri Ragavendra

    • D.

      Story of Sri Shirdi Sai Baba

    Correct Answer
    C. Story of Sri Ragavendra

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