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Friday, December 23, 2011

Diwali Quiz - 1

1. Diwali is the festival of
[A]Hindus
[B]Muslims
[C]Christians
[D]Buddhist



2. What is Diwali also known as?
[A]Festival of Colors
[B]Festival of Lights
[C]Festival of Sweets
[D]Festival of Crackers



3. Diwali is celebrated on Lord Rama's home-coming from exile. How many years HE spent in exile?
[A]10 Years
[B]11 Years
[C]12 Years
[D]14 Years



4. Goddess Lakshmi is worshiped during Diwali. However in Eastern and North-Eastern India, which goddess is worshiped?
[A]Goddess Durga
[B]Goddess Saraswati
[C]Goddess Kali
[D]Goddess Parvati



5. What is the first day of Diwali called?
[A]Dhanteras
[B]Gowardhan Puja
[C]Vishwakarma Day
[D]Bhai Dooj



6. In which month of the Hindu calendar, Diwali is celebrated?
[A]Ashvin
[B]Kartik
[C]Pausha
[D]Chaitra



7. What type of oil is traditionally used in oil lamps lit during Deepavali?
[A]Vgetable Oil
[B]Mustard Oil
[C]Olive Oil
[D]Palm Oil



8. Which empire was Lord Rama the ruler of?
[A]Mathura
[B]Kashi
[C]Ayodhya
[D]Dwarka



9. Thalai Deepavali is a unique Diwali custom of which Indian state?
[A]Karnataka
[B]Andhra Pradesh
[C]Orissa
[D]Tamilnadu



10. If India celebrates Diwali (or Deepawli) which country celebrates the Lantern Festival as the festival of lights?
[A]Indonesia
[B]China
[C]Myanmar
[D]Nepal



11. Diwali is celebrated on moonless night which in Hindu almanac known as?
[A]Poornima
[B]Amavasya
[C]Ratri
[D]None of the above



12. Ravana was invincible except if struck on one part of his body. Name it
[A]Head
[B]Shoulders
[C]Navel
[D]Eyes



13. Which Goddess is appeased through a special pooja on Diwali?
[A]Goddess Durga
[B]Goddess Saraswati
[C]Goddess Kali
[D]Goddess Lakshmi



14. In which country the festival of lights is known as ‘Lam Kriyongh’ and is celebrated during October-November?
[A]Thailand
[B]Nepal
[C]China
[D]Indonesia



15. Deepawli is known as Tihar in which SAARC nation?
[A]Thailand
[B]Nepal
[C]China
[D]Indonesia



1 comments:

Mahesh July 25, 2016 at 7:30 AM  

Nice information, can you also give the information on mahalakshmi stotram which will be chanted in favour of Goddess Lakshmi during the festival of Diwali