Diwali

10 Interesting questions on Diwali-The festival of lights

10 Interesting questions on Diwali-The festival of lights

 

1. The Diwali festival falls in the Hindu month of:

a) Ashwin

b) Chaitra

c) Phalguni

d) None of these

2. What is the literal meaning of ‘Deepavali’?

a) Row of lights

b) Coloured lights

c) Brightness of lights

d) None of these

3. Diwali is also known as the:

a) Festival of lights

b) Festival of Winters

c) Festival of Sweets

d) Festival of colours

4. What do the Sikhs commonly called Diwali?

a) Bandi Chhor Divas

b) Bhaubeej

c) Naraka Chaturdashi

d) None of these

5. The Diwali festival lasts for _______ days.

a) 2

b) 5

c) 7

d) 1

6. __________ deity is worshipped on the eve of Dhanteras?

a) Kubera

b) Hanuman

c) Krishna

d) None of the above

7. ‘Thalai Deepavali’ is celebrated in the state of:

a) Tamil Nadu

b) Karnataka

c) Uttar Pradesh

d) Madhya Pradesh

8. The festival of Diwali is known as _________ in the state of West Bengal.

a) Bhai Phonta

b) Bhai Teeka

c) Bhau Beej

d) None of these

9. Diwali is celebrated as ‘Hari Diwali’ in Malaysia.

a) Hari Diwali

b) Bhai Phota

c) Bhai Teeka

d) None of these

10. On the day of Diwali, Lord ____________ attained his Moksha.

a) Mahavira

b) Valmiki

c) Buddha

d) None of the above

Correct answers

a) Ashwin
a) Row of lights
a) Festivals of lights
a) Bandi Chhor Diwas
b) 5
a) Kubera
a) Tamil Nadu
a) Bhai Phonta
a) Hari Diwali
a) Mahavira

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