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  • 1. 

    What is the idol of Lord Ganesha at Kolhapur called?

    • A.

      Chinmaya Ganadhish

    • B.

      Thiruvalluvar Ganesh

    • C.

      Ganpati Mahadev

    • D.

      Mahadev Ganadhish

    Correct Answer
    A. Chinmaya Ganadhish
    Explanation
    The idol of Lord Ganesha at Kolhapur is called Chinmaya Ganadhish.

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  • 2. 

    Large scale public celebration of Ganesh chaturthi started in which year?

    • A.

      1893

    • B.

      1891

    • C.

      1791

    • D.

      1897

    Correct Answer
    A. 1893
  • 3. 

    Which is the main sweet served during Ganesh Chaturthi?

    • A.

      Modak

    • B.

      Laddoo

    • C.

      Kheer

    • D.

      Pyasam

    Correct Answer
    A. Modak
    Explanation
    Modak is the main sweet served during Ganesh Chaturthi. It is a traditional Indian sweet dumpling made with rice flour or wheat flour and filled with a mixture of jaggery, coconut, and nuts. Modak is considered to be Lord Ganesha's favorite sweet, and it is offered to him as a prasad during the festival. It is believed that by offering and consuming modak, one can seek Lord Ganesha's blessings and good fortune.

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  • 4. 

    Ashtavinayaka’, the eight ancient temples of Ganesha are situated in which state of India? 

    • A.

      None of the above

    • B.

      Madhya Pradesh

    • C.

      Rajasthan

    • D.

      Karnataka

    Correct Answer
    A. None of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "None of the above" because the eight ancient temples of Ganesha, known as Ashtavinayaka, are not situated in any of the states mentioned in the options. These temples are actually located in the state of Maharashtra, India.

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  • 5. 

    This is not another name of Lord Ganesha?

    • A.

      Muralidhar

    • B.

      Vinayak

    • C.

      Ganpati

    • D.

      Ekdanta

    Correct Answer
    A. Muralidhar
  • 6. 

    What is the height of statue of Lord Ganesha at Kolhapur?

    • A.

      85 feet tall

    • B.

      82 feet tall

    • C.

      80 feet tall

    • D.

      84 feet tall

    Correct Answer
    A. 85 feet tall
    Explanation
    The height of the statue of Lord Ganesha at Kolhapur is 85 feet tall.

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  • 7. 

    This organization celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi in London for the first time?

    • A.

      The Hindu culture and heritage society

    • B.

      The National Holy society

    • C.

      The Indian culture society

    • D.

      The Hindu syawansevak sangh

    Correct Answer
    A. The Hindu culture and heritage society
    Explanation
    The Hindu culture and heritage society celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi in London for the first time.

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  • 8. 

    What does Prasanna Vadhanam mean?

    • A.

      Of Graceful Countenance.

    • B.

      Of Resplendent Beauty

    • C.

      Always forgiving

    • D.

      Of Pious Nature.

    Correct Answer
    A. Of Graceful Countenance.
    Explanation
    Prasanna Vadhanam means "Of Graceful Countenance." This phrase refers to someone who has a pleasant and attractive face or appearance. It suggests that the person has a calm and serene expression, which adds to their overall beauty.

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  • 9. 

    Ganesha was depicted as the father of  Santoshi Maa in the 1975 Hindi film ‘ Jai Santoshi Maa’ . Who were shown as his wives?

    • A.

      Ridhi and sidhi

    • B.

      Sidhi and Vidhi

    • C.

      Ridhi and Vidhi

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Ridhi and sidhi
    Explanation
    In the 1975 Hindi film 'Jai Santoshi Maa', Ganesha was depicted as the father of Santoshi Maa. His wives were shown as Ridhi and Sidhi.

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  • 10. 

    The name Lalbaugcha Raja (King of Lalbaug) refers to the Ganesha statue in Lalbaug, Central Mumbai?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer, "True," is that Lalbaugcha Raja indeed refers to the Ganesha statue in Lalbaug, Central Mumbai. Lalbaugcha Raja is one of the most famous and revered Ganesha idols in Mumbai, worshipped during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival. It is located in Lalbaug, a neighborhood in Central Mumbai, and attracts millions of devotees every year. The name Lalbaugcha Raja directly translates to "King of Lalbaug," indicating the significance and prominence of this particular Ganesha idol.

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  • 11. 

    Who is the brother of Lord Ganesha?

    • A.

      Kartikeya

    • B.

      Indira

    • C.

      Krishna

    • D.

      Narada

    Correct Answer
    A. Kartikeya
    Explanation
    Kartikeya is considered to be the brother of Lord Ganesha in Hindu mythology. He is also known as Murugan, Skanda, or Subramanya. According to the mythological stories, Kartikeya is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. He is depicted as a young and powerful warrior, often riding a peacock and carrying a spear. Kartikeya is revered as the commander-in-chief of the divine army and is associated with valor, courage, and victory. Therefore, Kartikeya is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 12. 

    What is special dish undrallu made off?

    • A.

      Rice

    • B.

      Milk

    • C.

      Vegetables

    • D.

      Flour

    Correct Answer
    A. Rice
    Explanation
    Undrallu is a special dish made from rice. It is a traditional South Indian dish that is typically prepared during festivals and auspicious occasions. The rice is ground into a coarse paste and then shaped into small balls or dumplings. These dumplings are then steamed or boiled and served with a variety of chutneys or curries. Rice is the main ingredient in undrallu, making it the correct answer.

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  • 13. 

    Where is Ballaleshwar Ganapati?

    • A.

      Pali

    • B.

      Pune

    • C.

      Theur

    • D.

      Patna

    Correct Answer
    A. Pali
    Explanation
    Ballaleshwar Ganapati is located in Pali.

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  • 14. 

    Who wrote the aarti “Sukhharta-Dukhharta”?

    • A.

      Samarth Ramdas

    • B.

      Sant Gyaneshwar

    • C.

      Sant Eknath

    • D.

      Sant Tukaram

    Correct Answer
    A. Samarth Ramdas
    Explanation
    Samarth Ramdas is believed to have written the aarti "Sukhharta-Dukhharta." He was a 17th-century saint and poet from Maharashtra, India. Ramdas was a spiritual guru and a devotee of Lord Rama. He composed several devotional songs and aartis, including "Sukhharta-Dukhharta," which is widely recited during Hindu religious ceremonies and festivals. His writings and teachings have had a significant influence on the Bhakti movement in Maharashtra.

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  • 15. 

    In Mudgala Purana what does Vikata, an incarnation of Ganesha, ride on?

    • A.

      Peacock

    • B.

      Mouse

    • C.

      Lion

    • D.

      Elephant

    Correct Answer
    A. Peacock
    Explanation
    Vikata, an incarnation of Ganesha, rides on a peacock. This is a well-known fact mentioned in the Mudgala Purana. Ganesha is often depicted riding different animals in various Hindu scriptures, and in this particular incarnation, he is depicted riding a peacock.

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