Onam Quiz Questions

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Onam is a very popular festival in Kerala, India. The festival occurs during the harvest season and also has many stories linking it to Hindu mythology especially the coming of Vamana. How well do you know about the festival? Take the quiz and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which place is associated with the famous Athachamayam?
    • A. 

      Ernakulathapan ground

    • B. 

      Thripunithara

    • C. 

      Trivandrum

    • D. 

      Thrikkakara

  • 2. 
    Who was the grand father of Mahabali?
    • A. 

      Prahlad

    • B. 

      Hiranyakashyap

    • C. 

      Hirayanksh

    • D. 

      Dasharadan

  • 3. 
    Why do people celebrate the traditions onakodi, onasadhya, onakali etc.?
    • A. 

      To enjoy the beginingof new year

    • B. 

      To enjoy life

    • C. 

      To remember the golden era of Mahabali

    • D. 

      End of the year

  • 4. 
    Colour of the flower used to put pookalm on the first day?
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      White

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Orange

  • 5. 
    Where did Vamana send Mahabali by putting his leg on Mahabali's head ?
    • A. 

      Vishnulokam

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Heaven

    • D. 

      Pathalam

  • 6. 
    Which is the famous dance form performed during onam celebrations?
    • A. 

      Mohiniyattam

    • B. 

      Kathakali

    • C. 

      Thiruvathirakali

    • D. 

      Kumattikali

  • 7. 
    Which is the malayalam month onam is celebrated?
    • A. 

      Vrichikam

    • B. 

      Thulam

    • C. 

      Dhanu

    • D. 

      Chingam

  • 8. 
    Name one of the most important flower in pookalm?
    • A. 

      Thechipoo

    • B. 

      Mukutty

    • C. 

      Chembarathy

    • D. 

      Thumbapoo

  • 9. 
     Famous boat race conducted during onam
    • A. 

      Nehru Trophy Race

    • B. 

      Aranmula Uthratadi Vallamkali

    • C. 

      Kumarakom boat race

    • D. 

      Payippad Jalotsavam

  • 10. 
    Pulikali is performed on the……… day of onam?
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Second

    • C. 

      Third

    • D. 

      Fifth

  • 11. 
    Name the Fifth day of onam starting from Atham is celebrated?
    • A. 

      Pooradm

    • B. 

      Anizham

    • C. 

      Uthradam

    • D. 

      Vishakam

  • 12. 
    Which god is associated with the festival of Onam?
    • A. 

      Siva

    • B. 

      Rama

    • C. 

      Krishnan

    • D. 

      Vishnu

  • 13. 
    What is the meaning of the word Mahabali?
    • A. 

      Great Power

    • B. 

      Great Sacrifice

    • C. 

      Great Donor

    • D. 

      Great Love

  • 14. 
    Which fruit is the common item in Onsadhya?
    • A. 

      Banana

    • B. 

      Jackfruit

    • C. 

      Mango

    • D. 

      Orange

  • 15. 
    Which district is popular for Pulikkali as a part of the Onam celebrations ?
    • A. 

      Kollam

    • B. 

      Ernakulam

    • C. 

      Kozhikode

    • D. 

      Thrissur

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