Take a Quiz on Hindu Festivals

Test your knowledge about Hindu festivals.

Test your knowledge about Hindu Festivals

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1. Makar sankranti and Pongal are the same festival? Yes/No

 
 

2. Thaipusum is a Hindu festival celebrated in Thailand and coincides with Deepavali? Yes/No

 
 

3. A Hindu calendar usually has 12 months but every few years it ends up having 13 months? Yes/No

 
 

4. Panchang is another name for a Hindu Calendar? Yes/No

 
 

5. Hindus in Bali, Indonesia use a Saka calendar for determining when to celebrate their Hindu festivals? Yes/No

 
 

6. Galungan is a Thai buddhist holiday? Yes/No

 
 

7. Odolan is the start of the Balinese new year? Yes/No

 
 

8. Which of the following festivals start a Hindu new year? You can tick multiple answers.

 
 
 
 

9. Which of the following statements are true? Tick the correct answers.

 
 
 
 

10. Which Hindu organization started Rath Yatra in western countries?

 
 
 
 

11. It is auspicious to see Kani as the first thing on Vishu day? Yes/No.

 
 

12. Ram Navami is celebrated nine days after Lord Rama’s birthday? Yes/No

 
 

13. Rongali Bihu coincides with Poi-Sangken festival in Thailand and other regions of East and South-East Asia? Yes/No

 
 

14. Guru Purnima is celebrated to pay respects to your Guru? Yes/No

 
 

15. Shiva Ratri is a night of introspection and meditation for Hindus everywhere? Yes/No

 
 

16. Krishna killed demon Kansa on Krishna Janamashtami day? Yes/No

 
 

17. Deepavali or Diwali means a row of lighted lamps? Yes/No

 
 

18. Holi is a common name of all holy festivals of Hindus? Yes/No

 
 

19. Durga Puja and Navratri festivals are dedicated to worship God in multiple female forms? Yes/No

 
 

20. During Ganesha chaturathi festivals, clay idols of Ganesha are immersed in the sea to dissolve them? Yes/No

 
 
 
 
 
 

22. Bihu and Vishu are two different names for the same festival? Yes/No

 
 


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