Take a quiz on Hindu Rituals

Is your knowledge about Hinduism and Hindu rituals is as good as you think it is? Take this simple five minute quiz to find out.

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1. A Hindu pilgrimage can only be done by visiting a holy place? Yes/No


2. In a Yajna, oblations are offered into the fire? Yes/No


3. Those following the path of Gnan (knowledge) do not have to do any Yajna? Yes/No


4. In most Hindu temples, deity is woken up in the morning and set to sleep in the evening? Yes/No


5. Which of the following are places of pilgrimage?


6. Which of the following paths can lead to Moksha (salvation)?


7. Aarati can be offered to multiple Gods at the same time? Yes/No


8. Hindus in ancient time used to carry Ganga water with them for drinking when travelling overseas? Yes/No


9. A Hindu must do all the rituals inside a temple only? Yes/No


10. Puja (worship) can only be performed by a Brahmin priest only? Yes/No


11. Puja should have either mantra or bhajans sung in the praise of the Lord? Yes/No


12. Darshan of a Hindu God is an act of devotee seeing the Lord as well as Lord seeing the devotee? Yes/No


13. A Hindu Aarati must have a lamp or a flame? Yes/No


14. Every Hindu must perform Rituals? Yes/No


15. Yajna (fire-oblation) can only be performed during a marriage ceremony? Yes/No


16. Kumbhmela held at the confluence of Ganga and Yamuna rivers is attended by a hand full of people? Yes/No


17. A Hindu Aarati always has song accompanying the waving of a flame or a light?


18. Which of the following are samskars (rites of passage)?


19. Each festival has some story and rituals associated with it? Yes/No


20. Japa requires you repeat a mantra over and over?


21. There are only 4 rites of passage and every Hindu must follow them? Yes/No


22. Food offered to God in a puja worship is only meant for God and cant be consumed by devotees? Yes/No


23. Samskara (rites of passage) celebrate major life events? Yes/No


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