Religion and Festival of India Quiz

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Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q. What is the oldest religion of India?

A. Hinduism.

Q. What festival is considered to be the national festival of India?

A. Durgotsav. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q. What is the Doul Festival called in Lower Assam?

A. Holi festival.

Q. What are the names of the two religions that originated in India?

A. Jainism and Sikhism.

Q: When is the birth anniversary of Lord Sankardeva celebrated?

A. On the full moon day of Ahin Mah.

Q. Where in India is the Dilwara temple located?

A. Mount Abu.

Q: Where is the Sun Temple of India located?

A. In Konark. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q. Where is the oldest church in India located?

A. In Palayur, Kerala.

Q: Where is the oldest house of worship of the Jews in India?

A. At Konchi of Kerala.

Q: Where is the largest Buddhist monastery in Asia located?

A. In Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh.

Q: Where in India is there the largest number of temples?

A. In Himachal Pradesh.

Q. Which place in India is famous for its baths, universities, and silk cloth?

A. Varanasi. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q: Where is the famous Lingaraj Temple located?

A. In Bhubaneswar.

Q.Where is the Meenakshi Temple located?

A. In Madurai. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q. Which is the largest mosque in India?

A. Jama Masjid of Delhi.

Q: Where is the largest Gurudwara in India located?

A. Amritsar, Punjab.

Q: Where is the world’s first granite temple located?

A. Brihadeshwara Temple in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.

Q. Which is the longest pillar temple in India?

A. Ramanathan Swami Temple at Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu.

Q. How amny verses are there in the Padma Purana?

A. Fifty-five thousand.

Q. What is the number of verses in Markandeya Purana?

A. Nine thousand.

Q. Where is the Jagannath Temple located?

A. Puri.

Q. What is the name of the place where Krishna was born?

A. Mathura. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q. Where is the largest cave temple in India located?

A. In Karli village, Maharashtra.

Q. Where is Varanasi located?

A. In Uttar Pradesh.

Q. Where is Ujjain located?

A. In Madhya Pradesh.

Q. Where is the Srirangam temple located?

A. In Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.

Q: Where is the Shikharji Temple of Jains located?

A. In Bihar. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q. Where is the Rameshwaram temple located?

A. Tamil Nadu.

Q. Where is the Meenakshi temple located?

A. In Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

Q. Where is the Mahakala Temple located?

A. Ujjayini.Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q. Where is the Kamakhya temple located?

A. In the Nilachal Hills (Assam).

Q. Where is the Mahabalipuram temple located?

A. In Mahabalipuram.

Q. Where is the Kedarnath Temple located?

A. In Uttarakhand.

Q. Where is the Badrinath Temple located?

A. In Uttarakhand.

Q: Where is the Amarnath Temple located?

A. In Kashmir. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q. Where is Ayodhya located?

A. In Uttar Pradesh.

Q. Who is the originator of Buddhism?

A. Gautam Buddha.

Q: In what year was Buddha born?

A. 563 BC. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q. Where is the Tirupati temple located?

A. In Andhra Pradesh.

Q: Where is the Sun Temple located?

A. In Konark, Orissa.

Q. Where is the Kancha Temple located?

A. In Indore.

Q. Where is the Kailashnath temple located?

A. In Kanchipuram.

Q: Where is the Golden Temple of the Sikhs located?

A. In Amritsar,  Punjab.

Q. What is the name of the scripture of original Buddhism?

A. Tri-pitak. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q: What are the two main parts of Buddhism?

A. Mahayana and Hinayana.

Q: When did Hinduism originate?

A. About 1500 BC.

Q. Who is the originator of Jainism?

A. Mahabir Jain.

Q. Who is the originator of Sikhism?

A. Guru Nanak.

Q: When was Guru Nanak born?

A. 1469.Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q. What is the name of the Sikh scripture?

A. Guru Granth Sahib.

Q: Where is the holy place of pilgrimage for all Sikhs?

A. Amritshwar of Punjab.

Q: What are the texts of main Hinduism?

A. There are four main texts of Hinduism, they are the Rik Veda, the JajurVeda, the Samveda and the Atharva Veda.

Q. What is the name of the popular Hindu scripture written with the essence of the four Vedas?

A. The Bhagavad Gita.

Q. Which of the World religions is closely related to Hinduism?

A. The religion of Zoroaster.

Q: Name the two world-famous Indian epics?

A. ‘Ramayana’ and ‘Mahabharata’.

Q. According to the 2001 census, what percentage of the population in India is Muslim?

A. 13.4%. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q. Who among the saints of India is considered to be ‘Guru of the Hindus’ and ‘Pir of the Muslims’?

A. Guru Nanak.

Q. The Pareshnath hill temple is a place of pilgrimage for people of which religion?

A. Jainism.

Q. What percentage of the population in India is Christian according to the 2001 census?

A. 2.3%.

Q: According to the 2001 census, what percentage of India’s population is Sikh?

A. 1.9%.

Q: According to the 2001 census, what percentage of the population in India is Buddhist?

A. 0.8%. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q.  According to the 2001 census, what percentage of the population in India is Jain?

A. 0.4%. 

Q.  According to the 2001 census, what percentage of the population in India is Hindu?

A. 80.5%. 

Q: What is the name of the great man who created the religious awakening in the north-east of India?

A. Sri  Sankardeva. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q: What is the name of the largest book of poetry in the world?

A.  Mahabharata.

Q: Which saint composed the ‘Gayatri Mantra’?

A. Bishwa Mitra.

Q: Which is the oldest Veda?

A. Rik Veda.

Q: What is the number of the main Puranas?

A. 18. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q: Who wrote the Mahabharata?

A. Byasadeva.

Q: Who is the originator of Islam?

A. Hazrat Mohammad.

Q: What is the main religious festival of the Islamic people?

A. Eid.

Q: Is India a secular state?

A. Yes. Religion and Festival of India Quiz

Q: What is the name of the tree under which Buddha attained supreme knowledge by meditating?

A. Bodhidrum.

Q.Where was Buddha born?

A. In a place called Kapilabastu in Nepal.

Q: WhereBuddha preached his first sermon?

A. In Sarnath.

Q: Which Indian prophet is known as the ‘Light of Asia’?

A. Buddha. *0 0 0*.

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