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Thursday, January 14, 2021

Makar Sankranti Quiz | Festivals of India



1. Makar Sankranti or Uttarayan or Maghi or simply Sankranti, is a festival day in the Hindu calendar, dedicated to which deity?

Moon (Chandrma)
Fire (Agni)
Sun (Surya)
Water (Jal)
2. Makar Sankranti is observed each year in which lunar month?
Paush
Chaitra
Ashada
Magha
3. Makar Sankranti is a day the people of India and Nepal celebrate their ___________.
Harvest
Animals
Cattle
Homes
4. It marks the first day of the sun's transit into which rashi?
Vrishchik (Scorpio)
Makara (Capricorn)
Kanya (Virgo)
Singh (Leo)
5. Makar Sankranti marks the end of the month with the __________ and the start of longer days.
Summer solstice
Autumn solstice
Rainy solstice
Winter solstice
6. By what name Makar Sankranti is celebrated in Assam?
Magh Bihu
Maghi
Thai Pongal
Sukarat
7. By what name Makar Sankranti is celebrated in central India?
Magh Bihu
Maghi
Thai Pongal
Sukarat
8. By what name Makar Sankranti is celebrated in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh?
Magh Bihu
Maghi
Thai Pongal
Sukarat
9. By what name Makar Sankranti is celebrated in Tamil Nadu?
Magh Bihu
Maghi
Thai Pongal
Sukarat
10. By what name Makar Sankranti is celebrated in Gujarat?
Magh Bihu
Uttarayan
Thai Pongal
Sukarat






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