Place Of Worship- Gurdwara

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Place Of Worship- Gurdwara - Quiz

Let's see what you can remember about a Gurdwara.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of the flag outside a Gurdwara.

    • A.

      Nishan Sahib

    • B.

      Khanda

    • C.

      Guru Granth Sahib

    Correct Answer
    A. Nishan Sahib
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Nishan Sahib. Nishan Sahib is the name of the flag that is usually seen outside a Gurdwara, a Sikh place of worship. It is a triangular flag with a saffron-colored background and a blue Khanda, a Sikh religious symbol, in the center. The Nishan Sahib represents the presence of the Guru Granth Sahib, the Sikh holy scripture, in the Gurdwara. It is an important symbol of Sikhism and is treated with great respect and reverence by the Sikh community.

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  • 2. 

    The Gurdwara is used by which religion?

    • A.

      Sikh

    • B.

      Muslim

    • C.

      Hindu

    • D.

      Buddhist

    Correct Answer
    A. Sikh
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sikh because a Gurdwara is a place of worship for Sikhs. It is a central institution in Sikhism where religious services and community gatherings take place. Gurdwaras are considered sacred and are open to people of all religions, providing a place for Sikhs to practice their faith and seek spiritual guidance.

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  • 3. 

    What is the name of this symbol

    • A.

      Kanda

    • B.

      Khanda

    • C.

      Kharnder

    Correct Answer
    B. Khanda
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Khanda because it is the name of the symbol depicted in the question.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of the Holy Book in a Gurdwara?

    • A.

      Gurdwara

    • B.

      Guru Granth Sahib Ji

    • C.

      Guru

    • D.

      Nishan Sahib

    Correct Answer
    B. Guru Granth Sahib Ji
    Explanation
    The name of the Holy Book in a Gurdwara is Guru Granth Sahib Ji. This book is considered the central religious scripture of Sikhism and is treated with utmost respect and reverence. It contains the teachings and hymns of the Sikh Gurus and is regarded as the living embodiment of the Gurus themselves. The Guru Granth Sahib Ji is recited and worshipped in Gurdwaras, and it serves as a guide and source of spiritual guidance for Sikhs.

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  • 5. 

    Sikhs can worship anywhere, so long as it contains the Guru Grath Sahib.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Sikhs believe that the Guru Granth Sahib, their holy scripture, is the living embodiment of their Gurus. Therefore, wherever the Guru Granth Sahib is present, Sikhs can worship. This means that Sikhs can worship in any location as long as the Guru Granth Sahib is present, regardless of whether it is a designated place of worship or not.

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  • 6. 

    All visitors MUST cover their heads while in the main Gurdwara areas i.e.: (Darbar Sahib and Langar Hall)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In Sikhism, covering the head is a sign of respect and humility when entering the Gurdwara, which is the place of worship. It is considered a religious protocol to cover the head while in the main Gurdwara areas, such as the Darbar Sahib (main prayer hall) and Langar Hall (community kitchen). This practice is followed by all visitors to show reverence and maintain the sanctity of the sacred space. Therefore, the statement "All visitors MUST cover their heads while in the main Gurdwara areas" is true.

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  • 7. 

    All gurdwaras have a flagpole outside and a flag called the Nishan Sahib, containing the Khanda symbol. The flag is raised every          after the flagpole has been taken down and washed.  The old flag is thrown away.

    Correct Answer
    spring
  • 8. 

    Which room is used for eating in?

    • A.

      Langar

    • B.

      Langar Hall

    • C.

      Diwan Hall

    • D.

      Shoe room

    Correct Answer
    B. Langar Hall
    Explanation
    Langar Hall is the correct answer because "Langar" refers to the communal kitchen and dining hall in a Sikh temple where free meals are served to all visitors, regardless of their background or social status. Therefore, Langar Hall is the designated room for eating in.

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  • 9. 

    The first room you find in the Gurdwara is usually the shoe room.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The first room in a Gurdwara is typically the shoe room. This is because in Sikhism, it is customary to remove one's shoes before entering the Gurdwara as a sign of respect and cleanliness. The shoe room provides a designated space for visitors to leave their shoes before proceeding further into the Gurdwara. This practice is followed to maintain the sanctity of the religious space and to keep the Gurdwara clean.

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