Quiz On Festivals Of India

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India is a country well known for its rich culture and festivals. Today, we're going to test your knowledge with this quiz made on festivals of India that is given below. Ranging from Diwali and Holi to Rakshabandhan, there are a variety of festivals celebrated in this country. Try this quiz and see how much knowledge you have about Indian festivals and traditions. This isn't going to be a very simple quiz, so get prepared for it. Wishing you good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    For how many days is Pongal celebrated?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      1

  • 2. 
    How many National Holidays are observed in India? 
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      9

  • 3. 
    Ganesh Chaturthi lost state patronage and became a private family celebration again till its revival by Indian freedom fighter and social reformer
    • A. 

      Lokmanya Tilak

    • B. 

      Shubash Chandra Bose

    • C. 

      Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar

    • D. 

      Bhagat Singh

  • 4. 
    While 1st January is New Year's Day according to the Gregorian Calendar, in the Hindu calendar the beginning of new year usually falls in the month of April. By what name is it celebrated?
    • A. 

      Vasant Panchami

    • B. 

      Chhath

    • C. 

      Buddha Poornima

    • D. 

      Yugadi

  • 5. 
    Diwali is the shortened version of Deepavali. What does the word Deepavali actually mean?
    • A. 

      Row of lighted lamps

    • B. 

      Festival of lights

    • C. 

      Circle of lights

    • D. 

      Light of life

  • 6. 
    Name the Indian state where Onam is mostly celebrated. 
    • A. 

      Andhra Pradesh

    • B. 

      Kerala

    • C. 

      Maharashtra

    • D. 

      Bihar

  • 7. 
    Ganesh Chaturthi is an important festival dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Which of the following sweet dishes is prepared on this day?
    • A. 

      Kheer

    • B. 

      Rasagolla

    • C. 

      Modaka

    • D. 

      Cake

  • 8. 
    Whose death is mourned on Muharram?
    • A. 

      Prophet Muhammad

    • B. 

      Hazrat Bilal

    • C. 

      Imam Hussain

    • D. 

      Hazrat Umar

  • 9. 
    'Lohri' celebrated in the month of _______. 
    • A. 

      April

    • B. 

      September

    • C. 

      January

    • D. 

      October

  • 10. 
    The beginning of the year in January marks the celebration of the Sankranti or Pongal festival. What does this festival celebrate?
    • A. 

      It celebrates the end of autumn

    • B. 

      It is a harvest festival

    • C. 

      It celebrates the New Year

    • D. 

      It celebrates the beginning of spring

  • 11. 
    In which of the following festivals are the boat races a special feature ?
    • A. 

      Ranali Bihu

    • B. 

      Navratri

    • C. 

      Onam

    • D. 

      Pongal

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