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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

GurPurab Quiz | Guru Nanak Jayanti Quiz

1. Guru Nanak Gurpurab marks the birth anniversary of the Guru Nanak Dev Ji. It is one of the most sacred festival of which religion?
[A]Hindu
[B]Muslim
[C]Sikh
[D]Christian


2. What is Guru Nanak Gurpurab also known as?
[A]Prakash Utsav
[B]Rang Utsav
[C]Kirpa Utsav
[D]Kartik Utsav


3. When did Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the First Guru and the founder of Sikhism was born?
[A]1396
[B]1432
[C]1449
[D]1469


4. Guru Nanak Dev Ji was born at Rai-Bhoi-di Talwandi in the present Shekhupura District of Pakistan. How do we know it presently?
[A]Punja Sahib
[B]Nankana Sahib
[C]Bangla Sahib
[D]Rakab Ganj Sahib


5. Guru Nanak Gurpurab falls on Poornima, the day of the full moon, in which month of Indian calendar?
[A]Kartika
[B]Agrahayana
[C]Ashvini
[D]Pausha


6. On the day of the Gurpurab, the celebrations commence early in the morning at about 4 to 5 am. How is this time of the day is referred to?
[A]Prabhat Samay
[B]Amrit Vela
[C]Savera Vela
[D]Subha Vela


7. On the day of Gurpurab, the celebration usually commence of __________ in the early morning.
[A]Nagarkirtan
[B]Rehras
[C]Langar
[D]Prabhat Pheri


8. On the day of the Gurpurab, the day begins with the singing of morning hymns which are known as?
[A]Katha
[B]Kirtan
[C]Asa-di-Var
[D]Rehras


9. A special community lunch arranged at the Gurudwaras by volunteers is known as?
[A]Langar
[B]Bhojan
[C]Bhojanalaya
[D]Khidmat


10. What is the procession held during Gurpurab is known as?
[A]Nagarkirtan
[B]Rehras
[C]Langar
[D]Prabhat Pheri


11. The holy book of Sikhs, the Guru Granth Sahib is taken before two days of the birthday anniversary of Guru Nanak Sahib and is read day in and day out without any break. What is it know as?
[A]Akhand Path
[B]Ardaas
[C]Akhand Ardaas
[D]Amrit Path


12. In some Gurudwaras night Prayer sessions are also held which begin around sunset when evening prayer is recited. What is evening prayer called?
[A]Rehras
[B]Kirtan
[C]Asa-di-Var
[D]Katha


13. In the NagarKirtan, Panj Pyaras (Five Beloved Ones) head the procession carrying the Sikh flag which is known as?
[A]Khanda Sahib
[B]Khalsa Sahib
[C]Nishan Sahib
[D]Kirpan Sahib


14. In which Indian state Gurpurb is celebrated the most?
[A]Karnataka
[B]Tamilnadu
[C]Punjab
[D]Jammu and Kashmir


15. During Nagarkirtan, various teams display their swordmanship through various martial arts and as mock battles using traditional weapons. What is this weapon-based martial art known as?
[A]Khat
[B]Mukna
[C]Thang-Ta
[D]Gatka


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