Interesting Trivia Facts About Diwali! Trivia Quiz

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Interesting Trivia Facts About Diwali! Trivia Quiz

This quiz has some Interesting Trivia Facts about Diwali. This celebration is an important one in the Hindu calendar as it is reminding people that good always wins over evil, and Lord Ram will always guide his devotees along the righteous path. Just how knowledgeable are you about the festival? Well, take up this quiz and get to find out for sure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is supposed to be 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. 
    What does the word ‘Garba’, the popular Gujarati dance performed during Deepawali mean in Sanskrit?
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Gifts

    • C. 

      Enjoy

    • D. 

      Get together

  • 4. 
    Which country celebrates the Lantern Festival of Lights?
    • A. 

      Nepal

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      Srilanka

    • D. 

      Bangladesh

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

      Festival of Gifts

    • B. 

      Festival of Sweets

    • C. 

      Festival of Lights

    • D. 

      Festival of Fireworks

  • 6. 
    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

  • 7. 
    "Thalai Deepavali" is a unique Diwali custom of which Indian state?
    • A. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Karnataka

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Andhra Pradesh

  • 8. 
    For how many days Diwali is celebrated according to the lunar Hindu Calendar?
    • A. 

      3 days

    • B. 

      4 days

    • C. 

      5 days

    • D. 

      6 days

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

      Naraka

    • B. 

      Bhaubeej

    • C. 

      Bandi Chhorh Divas

    • D. 

      Deepavali

  • 10. 
    Which Hindu month is Diwali observed on?
    • A. 

      Ashvin

    • B. 

      Kartik

    • C. 

      Sravana

    • D. 

      Chaitra

  • 11. 
    In Diwali celebration what is celebrated on the first days?
    • A. 

      Govardhan

    • B. 

      Dhan Teras

    • C. 

      Yama Dvitiya.

    • D. 

      Narak Chaturdashi

  • 12. 
      In Diwali celebration what is celebrated on the last days?
    • A. 

      Dhan Teras

    • B. 

      Narak Chaturdashi

    • C. 

      Govardhan

    • D. 

      Yama Dvitiya

  • 13. 
    The Killing of Narakasura celebrated as?
    • A. 

      Govardhan

    • B. 

      Narak Chaturdashi

    • C. 

      Dhan Teras

    • D. 

      Yama Dvitiya

  • 14. 
    Govardhan Puja is for Which Lord?
    • A. 

      Lord Ganesha

    • B. 

      Lord Krishna

    • C. 

      Lord Shiva

    • D. 

      Lord Vishnu

  • 15. 
    Playing cards during Diwali is part of celebrations in which Indian metropolis?
    • A. 

      Mumbai

    • B. 

      Delhi

    • C. 

      Calcutta

    • D. 

      Chennai

  • 16. 
    In which country the festival of light is know as “Lom Kriyongh” ?
    • A. 

      Malaysia

    • B. 

      Thailand

    • C. 

      Srilanka

    • D. 

      Nepal

  • 17. 
    Deepawali is known as Tihar in which SAARC nation?
    • A. 

      Nepal

    • B. 

      Srilanka

    • C. 

      Malaysia

    • D. 

      Thailand

  • 18. 
    Which famous Bollwood movie by Prakash Mehra of yesteryears is based on plot at the diwali night where the hero’s parents are murdered in front of his eyes, thus making him the ‘angry young man’ (Amitabh Bachhan)?
    • A. 

      Deewar

    • B. 

      Zanzeer

    • C. 

      Hum

    • D. 

      Sholay

  • 19. 
    Which empire was Lord Rama the ruler of?
    • A. 

      Hatinapur

    • B. 

      Ayodha

    • C. 

      Magadha

    • D. 

      Patuliputra

  • 20. 
    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