Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

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Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

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Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

What is religion?

A. Religion is a way of life practised and preached by a divinely inspired person.

Q: What is Panchatirtha?

A. The five temples namely Kamakhya, Umananda, Nabagraha, Ugratara and Ashwaklanta in the Guwahati metropolis are called Panchatirtha. 

Q. Which temple in Guwahati is located near the Janardhan Temple?

A. The temple of Shukreshwar.

Q. Where is the Gopeshwar temple located?

A. In Tezpur. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q. Where in Assam is the temple of Bilveshwar located?

A. In a place called Belshar in Nalbari.

Q: What is the other name of ‘Gopeshwar Mandir’?

A. Gupteswar Temple.

Q. Which religion is more prevalent in Assam?

A. Hinduism.

Q: Who is Madhav Dev?

A. Sankardeva’s principal disciple and preacher of Vaishnavism in Assam.

Q: What are the main rituals of Vaishnavism?

A. Satra and Namghar.

Q: Where was the Sankardeva born?

A. Alipukhuri, a village in Bardowar in Nagaon district.

Q: When was Sankardeva born?

A. 1449.

Q. How many Satras were set up in Assam by Sri Gopaldev, one of the preachers of Bhagwati Vaishnavism?

A. 12 Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q: Who was the major religious reformer of Assam?

A. Sri Sankardeva.

Q. What is the name of the religion preached by Sankardeva?

A. NeoVaishnavism.

Q: What is the main motto of the religion preached by Sankardeva?

A. ‘Ek deb ek seb, ek bine nai keb.’ (There none but one Lord to be worshipped)

Q. Which place in Assam is considered to be the only meeting place of Hindus, Muslims and Buddhists?

A.  Powamakka, Hajo.

Q: What are the songs composed by Sankardeva called?

A. Bargeet.

Q: Where is the Dargah of Ajan Pir located?

A. Saraguri, Shivsagar.

Q: Where did Sankardeva die?

A. In Kochbihar.

Q: What is the day before Bihu called?

A. Uruka.

Q: With which Bihu does the New Year begin in Assam?

A. Bahag Bihu. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q. What is ‘Gagani’?

A. ‘Gagani’ is a ritual in Assamese society celebrated on the eleventh day of a baby’s birth.

Q: Is the second day of Bahag Bihu called?

A. Manuh  (man) Bihu.

Q. What is the ‘doul Festival’ called in Assam?

A. Holi festival.

Q: When do the Assamese farmers set a beacon of light on the field?

A. In Kati Bihu.

Q: What is the spring festival celebrated by the Ravas called?

A. Baikho Festival.

Q. What is Tuchu Puja?

A. Tuchu Puja is a significant festival celebrated by the tea tribes of Assam.

Q: In which month is the death anniversary of Madhavdev celebrated?

A.  In the month of ‘Bhad’ (Assamese year).

Q. Sankardeva was buried on the banks of which river?

A. On the banks of the river Tarocha.

Q: Which Assamese Festival is associated with the harvesting of crops?

A. Bihu. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q: When is the birth anniversary of  Sankardeva celebrated?

A. On the full moon day of ‘Ahin’ month.

Q: Which Bihu is called Rangali Bihu?

A. Bahag Bihuk.

Q. What is Kangali Bihu called?

A. Kati Bihu. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q: What is Bhogali Bihu called?

A. Magh Bihu.

Q: What is the main attraction of the ‘Ali-i-Lrigang’ festival?

A. Gumrag dance.

Q: What is the first day of Rangali Bihu called?

A. Cattle Bihu.

Q: In which  Bihu the Cattle are bound with a new rope?

A. Bahag Bihu.

Q. What is the last day of Bahag Bihu called?

A. Chera Bihu. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q: What is the name of the dance form associated with the ‘Baishagu’ festival celebrated by the Bodo-Cacharies?

A. Baishagu dance.

Q. What is the important part of Bahagi and Bihu festivals?

A. Deodhani dance.

Q: What is ‘Meji’?

A.  ‘Meji’ is a temporary house made with straw and bambo in the field by built  by the Assamese people to have  a feast on the eve of Magh Bihu.

Q: Ali-i-lrigang is a festival of which community?

A. Miching community.

Q. ‘Rajini Gobra’ and ‘Harni Gobra’ are festivals of which community?

A. Dimacha tribe.

Q: ‘Baishagu’ is a festival of which community?

A. Bodos and Cacharies.

Q. ‘Rangkar’ is a festival of which community?

A. Karbi people.

Q: ‘Baikho’ is a festival of which community?

A. The Deoris.

Q. How many bonfires are lit in the Choklong ceremony?

A. 101. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q: What is the unique festival of Tantric power in the temple of Goddess Kamakhya?

A. Ambubachi Mela.

Q: Which Assamese film-maker was the first to draw the Bihu flag?

A. Nip Barua.

Q: What is the national festival of Assam?

A. Bihu.

Q: At what age did Srimanta Sankardeva die?

A. At the age of 119 years.

Q. In Assamese society, which is is believed to be the symbol of fertility?

A. Fish. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q: In Assamese society the seeing of which animal is believed to be auspicious in a journey?

A. Elephant.

Q: What was the name of the Muslim saint who is considered to be the mainstay of the social and religious movement in Assam?

A. Ajan Pir (Shah Milan).

Q. What is the significance of bathing in the pond of Basishtashram?

A. People believe that this pond gives longevity.

Q: What is the symbol of Assamese culture woven in the loom?

A. Gamocha. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q: What is the main costume worn by Assamese men?

A. Dhoti-Choriya.

Q: What is the main costume of an Assamese woman?

A. Mekhela-chadar.

Q: In Assamese society, what is the name of the ceremony held on the night before the wedding?

A. Adhibas.

Q: What is the wedding ceremonies of the Ahoms called?

A. Chaklang.

Q: In Assamese society, what is sent to Kaina from Dara’s house with jewellery and cloth in the wedding ‘Joron’ ceremony?

A. Fish.

Q: What do Assamese girls wear on their hands during dance performances?

A. Gum Kharu.

Q. In which year did the Satriya dance of Assam get national recognition?

A. 2000. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q. Which is the tallest Shiva temple in Assam?

A. Shivdaul of Shivsagar.

Q. Where is Powa Makka? 

A. At Hajo. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q. Who founded the mosque in Powa Makka?

A. Gias Uddin Aulia, a Muslim saint.

Q: Where is the Navagraha Mandir located?

A. Chitrachal Hills in Guwahati.

Q.What is the other name of Kamakhya temple?

A. Joni Peeth.

Q: Why the temple of Goddess Kamakhya famous for?

A. For Power worshipping.

Q: Who decorated the Mahabhairav Temple?

A. A king named Banasur.

Q. Which is the temple of nine planets?

A. Navagraha Mandir.

Q. In which temple is the largest Shivlinga of India located?

A. In the Mahabhairav Temple of Assam.

Q: What is Khajuraho in Assam?

A. The Kamakhya temple in Assam is known as ‘Khajuraho’.

Q. Which is the biggest tourist attraction of Assam?

A. Kamakhya Temple.

Q: Is Umananda a Shiva temple?

A. Yes. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q. Where are Shivdal, Vishnu Dal and Devidol located in Assam?

A. In Shivsagar.

Q: In Assamese society, when a child is born, what kind of food is distributed by the child’s parents as a wish for blessings?

A. Fish.

Q. What symbolises the red flower in Bihu’s towel?

A. Fertility.

Q: In Assamese society, what is the rule of sending jewellery, fish, cloth, etc. to the house before marriage?

A. Joron. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q: What is the class division of families in Assamese society?

A. Tribe.

Q. In Assamese society, after the shraddha ceremony of the deceased, fish is fed with meat and rice. What is this program called?

A. Fish touch. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q: What is ‘Aath Mangala’?

A: ‘Aath Mangala’ is a ceremony that takes the bride to the groom’s house eight days after the wedding.

Q: What is ‘Chiti-Pati’?

A. ‘Chiti-Pati’ is an ornament worn on the forehead by Assamese women.

Q: In Assamese society, what is the function of the deceased?

A. Shraddha.

Q: In Assamese society, what is the name of the festival that is first celebrated on the eleventh day after the birth of a child?

A. Shudhi (Correction).

Q. Where is the Umananda temple located?

A. On the Voshmachal Hill.

Q: When was the Umananda Temple built?

A. 1694.

Q. What is the main foundation of a Namghar?

A.  Lai-khuta (Lai-pole).

Q: In what year was the Kamakhya Temple rebuilt?

A. 1665. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q: Who rebuilt the Kamakhya temple?

A. Koch Raja Maharaj Naranarayana.

Q. Where is the Surya Pahar of  Assam located?

A. In Gopalpara.

Q: Where is the ‘Ashwa Klanta’(Horse Tired Temple) located?

A. In North Guwahati.

Q. On which hill is the Kamakhya temple located?

A. In the Nilachal Hills of Guwahati.

Q: What is the name of the pond in front of the Kamakhya temple?

A. Pond of Good luck.

Q: Where in Assam is the Panchpir Dargah located?

A. In Dhuburi. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q. What is the name of the temple of Lord Venkateswara built in Guwahati?

A. Tirupati Balaji Temple.

Q. What are the three parts of Namghar?

A. Paduli, Hallghar and Manikut.

Q. Which temple is located at Urvashi Kund?

A. Umananda Temple.

Q: Where is the temple of Tamreshwar located?

A. Shadia. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q: In which year the temple of Shukreshwar was built?

A. In 1744 (built by Ahom King Pramatta Singh).

Q: During whose reign the  Umananda temple was built?

A. Gadadhar Singh.

Q. The Navagraha temple was built during which Ahom king?

A. Rajeshwar Singh.

Q. Where is the Mahabhairav Temple located?

A. In Tezpur. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q. Where is the Tukreshwari temple located?

A. In Gopalpara.

Q. Where is the Krishna Temple in Guwahati located?

A. On the Chandrabharati Hills of North Guwahati.

Q: How many Shivalingas have been set up on the Plains of Surya Pahar to make the city of Gopalpara the second Kashi?

A. 99,999. Religion and Festival of Assam Quiz

Q. How tall is the Shivdal?

A. 37 meters.

Q. What is the name of the temple on Peacock Island?

A. Umananda Temple.

Q: Who inaugurated the Sharaniya Ashram in Guwahati?

A. Mahatma Gandhi, 1946. *0 0 0*.

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