The Symbolism Of Snakes Or Nagas In Hinduism! Trivia Facts Quiz

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The Symbolism Of Snakes Or Nagas In Hinduism! Trivia Facts Quiz

The trivia quiz below tests you on the Symbolism of Snakes or Nagas in Hinduism! In this religion, a snake is a symbol of rebirth and reinvention. There are different snakes that are used by different gods, and the quiz below will test just how conversant you are with them. Do you know enough to get half the marks? Do give it a try and get to find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Name of the Snake that Sri Krishna defeated in the Yamuna River and danced atop it.
    • A. 

      Vasuki

    • B. 

      Kaliya

    • C. 

      Sesha

    • D. 

      Karkodaka

  • 2. 
    Snake on which Hindu God Vishnu rests
    • A. 

      Ananta

    • B. 

      Vasuki

    • C. 

      Thakshak

    • D. 

      Kaliya

  • 3. 
    Which Nag was destined to bite and kill King Parikshit?
    • A. 

      Gulika

    • B. 

      Ulupi

    • C. 

      Takshak

    • D. 

      Sanmkhaka

  • 4. 
    Which among these Naga is an earring of Shiva?
    • A. 

      Padma

    • B. 

      Nila

    • C. 

      Takshaka

    • D. 

      Dhananjaya

  • 5. 
    Which snake was used as rope in the famous Samdura Manthan episode (Churning of Ocean)?
    • A. 

      Karkodaka

    • B. 

      Ananta

    • C. 

      Vasuki

    • D. 

      Kaliya

  • 6. 
    A Snake Goddess worshipped in Shravan month in Bengal and Jharkhand
    • A. 

      Karka

    • B. 

      Padma

    • C. 

      Uloopi

    • D. 

      Manasa Devi

  • 7. 
    A famous Naga Temple in Kerala
    • A. 

      Vaikom Mahadeva Temple

    • B. 

      Mannarshala

    • C. 

      Kukke Subrahmanya Swami

    • D. 

      Mookambika

  • 8. 
    Who is the sworn enemy of the Nagas?
    • A. 

      Garuda

    • B. 

      Indra

    • C. 

      Muruga

    • D. 

      Ravana

  • 9. 
    Nag Panchami is observed in which Hindu month
    • A. 

      Bhadrapad

    • B. 

      Shravan

    • C. 

      Ashwin

    • D. 

      Ashada

  • 10. 
    Which village in Maharashtra is notorious for the display and parade of poisonous snakes during Nag Panchami?
    • A. 

      Miraj

    • B. 

      Sangli

    • C. 

      Dehu

    • D. 

      Battis Shirala

  • 11. 
    Snake God worshipped in Bhadrapad month in North India
    • A. 

      Kaliya

    • B. 

      Goga

    • C. 

      Karkodaka

    • D. 

      Vasuki

  • 12. 
    Which demon appeared in the form of a snake to kill Sri Krishna and opened his mouth to look like a cave.
    • A. 

      Puthana

    • B. 

      Aghaa

    • C. 

      Jarasandha

    • D. 

      Akrur

  • 13. 
    Which snake played an important role in the Nala Damayanti Story?
    • A. 

      Ananta

    • B. 

      Padma

    • C. 

      Karkodaka

    • D. 

      Thakshak

  • 14. 
    Arjuna in the Mahabharata married which Naga Princess?
    • A. 

      Uloopi

    • B. 

      Manasa

    • C. 

      Padma

    • D. 

      Bringala

  • 15. 
    Nagalok is found where as per Hindu Puranas.
    • A. 

      Earth

    • B. 

      Sky

    • C. 

      Heaven

    • D. 

      Underground

  • 16. 
    Which Navagraha has its lower half of the body that of a snake?
    • A. 

      Ketu

    • B. 

      Rahu

    • C. 

      Shani

    • D. 

      Mangal

  • 17. 
    Which is the famous temple in Karnataka that is dedicated to Snake Worship?
    • A. 

      Murudeshwara Temple

    • B. 

      Kollur Mookambika Temple

    • C. 

      Kukke Subramanya Temple

    • D. 

      Udupi Sri Krishna Temple

  • 18. 
    Which flower is offered to Nagas?
    • A. 

      Screwpine or Ketaki

    • B. 

      Tulsi or Basil

    • C. 

      Sanku Pushpam or Conch flower

    • D. 

      Arka or Milkweed flower

  • 19. 
    Do Snakes Really Drink Milk?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Sometimes

    • D. 

      Only on Nag Panchami

  • 20. 
    When the dissolution of the universe takes place which snake remains as witness?
    • A. 

      Sesha

    • B. 

      Neela

    • C. 

      Vasuki

    • D. 

      Karkodaka