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Monday, August 14, 2017

Krishna Janmashtami Quiz

1. Krishna Janmashtami is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna, the ____________ avatar of Vishnu.
[A]Sixth
[B]Seventh
[C]Eighth
[D]Ninth


2. Krishna was the son of?
[A]Devaki
[B]Vasudeva
[C]Kansa
[D]A & B


3. Janmashtami is an important festival particularly to which tradition of Hinduism?
[A]Shaivism
[B]Shaktism
[C]Smartism
[D]Vaishnavism


4. Which festival is celebrated every August/September, the day after Krishna Janmashtami mainly in Maharashtra?
[A]Makhan Handi
[B]Dahi Handi
[C]Ghee Handi
[D]Mitti Handi


5. In which city Bhagwan Krishna was born?
[A]Dwarka
[B]Vrindavan
[C]Mathura
[D]Kurukshetra


6. Janmashtami or Sri Krishna Jayanti celebrates the birthday of Krishna. It is also known by which name in Maharashtra and South India?
[A]Gokulashtami
[B]Bal Ashtami
[C]Krishna Ashtami
[D]Nandashtami


7. Fiji's Janmastami celebrations last for eight days, leading up to the eighth day, the day Krishna was born. Janmastami in Fiji is known as
[A]Gokulashtami
[B]Bal Ashtami
[C]Krishna Ashtami
[D]Nandashtami


8. Janmashtmi is also called by all of the following names except one. Which one is not Janmashtmi?
[A]Saatam Aatham
[B]Ashtami Rohini
[C]Sree Jayanti
[D]Sreebal Ashtami


9. Vasudeva, took his new-born son Krishna to Nanda on the night of the child's birth so that Nanda and __________ could raise him.
[A]Devaki
[B]Yashoda
[C]Vasuki
[D]Mahamaya


10. In which city Bhagwan Krishna grow up?
[A]Gokul and Vrindavan
[B]Mathura
[C]Dwarika
[D]Puri


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