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Friday, December 23, 2011

Diwali Quiz - 1

1. Diwali is the festival of

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?
[B]Gowardhan Puja
[C]Vishwakarma Day
[D]Bhai Dooj

6. In which month of the Hindu calendar, Diwali is celebrated?

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?

9. Thalai Deepavali is a unique Diwali custom of which Indian state?
[B]Andhra Pradesh

10. If India celebrates Diwali (or Deepawli) which country celebrates the Lantern Festival as the festival of lights?

11. Diwali is celebrated on moonless night which in Hindu almanac known as?
[D]None of the above

12. Ravana was invincible except if struck on one part of his body. Name it

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?

15. Deepawli is known as Tihar in which SAARC nation?


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