Lohri Festival: Interactive Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    During which month is the Lohri festival celebrated?

    • A.

      January

    • B.

      February

    • C.

      March

    • D.

      April

    Correct Answer
    A. January
    Explanation
    Lohri is a popular Punjabi festival celebrated on the 13th of January every year. It marks the end of winter and the arrival of longer days. People gather around bonfires, sing traditional songs, and throw puffed rice, popcorn, and other offerings into the fire as a symbol of gratitude and good luck. The festival is particularly significant for farmers as it is a way to express gratitude for the harvest season. Therefore, the correct answer is January.

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  • 2. 

    In Lohri, the hums of praise are sung for this character.

    • A.

      Guru Nanak Dev

    • B.

      Bhagat Singh

    • C.

      Surya Dev

    • D.

      Dulla Bhatti

    Correct Answer
    D. Dulla Bhatti
    Explanation
    Dulla Bhatti is a legendary figure who is celebrated during the festival of Lohri. He is known for his bravery and for rescuing girls who were being forcibly taken and sold as slaves. The hums of praise sung during Lohri are in honor of Dulla Bhatti's courage and heroic deeds. Guru Nanak Dev, Bhagat Singh, and Surya Dev are not directly associated with Lohri celebrations.

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  • 3. 

    In Lohri, people get together around the flames, circle around the bonfire and toss munchies into the fire and hum popular folk songs. Which of the following is not the parshad of Lohri?

    • A.

      Gajak

    • B.

      Popcorn

    • C.

      Grapes

    • D.

      Peanuts

    Correct Answer
    C. Grapes
    Explanation
    Lohri is a festival celebrated in Punjab, India, and is associated with the harvest season. During the celebration, people gather around a bonfire and offer traditional sweets and snacks as parshad. Gajak, popcorn, and peanuts are commonly offered as parshad during Lohri. Grapes, however, are not traditionally offered as parshad during Lohri. Therefore, the correct answer is Grapes.

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  • 4. 

    Lohri festival is rejoiced every year on?

    • A.

      January 26

    • B.

      January 13

    • C.

      September 5

    • D.

      November 14

    Correct Answer
    B. January 13
    Explanation
    Lohri festival is rejoiced every year on January 13. This festival is celebrated in the northern regions of India, particularly in Punjab. It marks the end of winter and the arrival of longer days. People come together to light bonfires, sing and dance around them, and offer prayers for a bountiful harvest. It is a time of joy and celebration, with traditional songs and folk dances being performed. January 13th is the fixed date for Lohri, and it holds cultural and historical significance in the region.

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  • 5. 

    Lohri is the major festival of which among the following state?

    • A.

      Uttar Pradesh

    • B.

      Tamil Nadu

    • C.

      Punjab

    • D.

      Madhya Pradesh

    Correct Answer
    C. Punjab
    Explanation
    Lohri is a major festival celebrated in Punjab. It is a popular Punjabi festival that marks the end of winter and the arrival of longer days. The festival is associated with bonfires, singing, dancing, and feasting. People gather around the bonfire, throw offerings into it, and sing folk songs. It is primarily celebrated in the state of Punjab and by Punjabi communities around the world. Therefore, the correct answer is Punjab.

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