Take a Quiz on Hindu Festivals

Test your knowledge about Hindu festivals.

Test your knowledge about Hindu Festivals

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

7. Deepavali or Diwali means a row of lighted lamps? 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. During Ganesha chaturathi festivals, clay idols of Ganesha are immersed in the sea to dissolve them? Yes/No

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

14. Hari Raya Saraswati festival of Bali, Indonesia is same festival as?

 
 
 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 

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

 
 
 
 

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