Diwali Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About Diwali Festival

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Looking for an interesting quiz that includes informative questions about Diwali- the sacred Hindu festival? Here's one such quiz for you. The Diwali festival is celebrated in many countries, especially in India, by people of the Hindu faith. Do you know the truth surrounding the days of celebrations and why it is, in fact, a big deal? If you are willing to learn more about this festival, be sure to take the quiz below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the husband of Goddess Lakshmi?
    • A. 

      Lord Shiva

    • B. 

      Lord Vishnu

    • C. 

      Lord Brahma

    • D. 

      Lord Indra

  • 2. 
    Who killed Narakasura and when?
    • A. 

      Lord Naryana, Satya Yuga

    • B. 

      Lord Shiva, Kali Yuga

    • C. 

      Lord Krishna, Dwapar Yuga

    • D. 

      Lord Rama, Treta Yuga

  • 3. 
    Which deity is Goddess Kali said to have emerged from?
    • A. 

      Goddess Lakshmi

    • B. 

      Goddess Durga

    • C. 

      Goddess Saraswati

    • D. 

      Goddess Tara

  • 4. 
    What type of oil is traditionally used in oil lamps lit during Deepavali?
    • A. 

      Olive Oil

    • B. 

      Vegetable Oil

    • C. 

      Corn Oil

    • D. 

      Mustard Oil

  • 5. 
    What is Diwali also known as?
    • A. 

      Festival of Gifts

    • B. 

      Festival of Sweets

    • C. 

      Festival of Lights

    • D. 

      Festival of Fireworks

  • 6. 
    Which empire was Lord Rama the ruler of?
    • A. 

      Hastinapura

    • B. 

      Ayodhya

    • C. 

      Magadha

    • D. 

      Patuliputra

  • 7. 
    Diwali commemorates the spiritual enlightenment of which two famous saints?
    • A. 

      Buddha & Jesus

    • B. 

      Guru Nanak & Prophet

    • C. 

      Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu & Shri Ramakrishna Paramahansa

    • D. 

      Vardhamana Mahavira & Swami Dayananda Saraswati

  • 8. 
    "Thalai Deepavali" is a unique Diwali custom of which Indian state?
    • A. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Karnataka

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 9. 
    What do the Sikhs commonly call Diwali?
    • A. 

      Naraka

    • B. 

      Bhaubeej

    • C. 

      Bandi Chhor Divas

    • D. 

      Deepavali

  • 10. 
    Diwali always occurs on: 
    • A. 

       no-moon night

    • B. 

      Full moon night

    • C. 

      Last quarter moon night

    • D. 

      First quarter moon night

  • 11. 
    The festival of Diwali is also called _________ in Sri Lanka. 
    • A. 

      Durga Puja

    • B. 

      Kali Puja

    • C. 

      Durgashtmi

    • D. 

      Hari Diwali

  • 12. 
    Which Indian God is worshipped alongside Goddess Lakshmi on Diwali?
    • A. 

      Lord Krishna

    • B. 

      Lord Shiva

    • C. 

      Lord Ganesha

    • D. 

      Lord Vishnu

  • 13. 
    Which Hindu month is Diwali observed on?
    • A. 

      Ashvin

    • B. 

      Kartik

    • C. 

      Sravana

    • D. 

      Chaitra

  • 14. 
    The foundation of which popular Indian Monument was laid on Diwali day? 
    • A. 

      Red Fort

    • B. 

      The Golden Temple

    • C. 

      Taj Mahal

    • D. 

      Gateway of India

  • 15. 
    Which festival falls on the next day of Diwali? 
    • A. 

      Bhai Dooj

    • B. 

      Govardhan Puja

    • C. 

      RakshaBandhan

    • D. 

      Dusshera

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