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Take this Durga Puja quiz and see how well you know this festival??

Take this Durga Puja quiz and see how well you know this festival?

Durga Puja, also called Durgotsava, is an annual Hindu festival originating in the Indian subcontinent which reveres and pays homage to the Hindu goddess.

   Author : Agniva Bhowmick

   Posted On : 14-Sep-2020

Q1: Who started the practice of worshipping Goddess Durga in autumn, better known as ‘Akal Bodhon’?

  • A. Ravan
  • B. Bharata
  • C. Vibhishan
  • D. Ram

Q2: Along with the warrior Goddess Durga, what else do the Rajputs worship during the Navratri?

  • A. Swords and horses
  • B. Cattle and houses
  • C. Cattle and weapons
  • D. Swords and crops

Q3: Before Akal Bodhon practice started, Goddess Durga was worshipped in March called as the Basanti Puja. Who started this?

  • A. King Harishchandra
  • B. King Bharata
  • C. King Vikramaditya
  • D. King Suratha

Q4: The story of Mahishasurmardini is also told as Chandi di Var in the holy Sikh book called the Dasam Granth. Who wrote it?

  • A. Guru Tag Bahadur
  • B. Mata Gujri
  • C. Guru Gobind Singh
  • D. Guru Nanak

Q5: After Mahishasur was killed his sister plotted for revenge. What was her name?

  • A. Mahishasuri
  • B. Mahishi
  • C. Mahish rakhshasi
  • D. Mahisho

Q6: Durga slaying Mahishasura has been very beautifully depicted in cave art. Where do we find the famous Mahishasurmardini Cave in Tamil Nadu?

  • A. Thanjavur
  • B. Madurai
  • C. Mahabalipuram
  • D. Rameshwaram

Q7: Which city in India gets its name from Mahishasurmardini?

  • A. Mumbai
  • B. Mysore
  • C. Madurai
  • D. Mangalore

Q8: The first Durga Puja tradition was started by King Surath thousands of years ago. It was also the first in Bengal as well as in India. Where was his capital?

  • A. Sutanuti
  • B. Durgapur
  • C. Bolpur
  • D. Kolikata

Q9: The zamindar family of Sabarna Roy Choudhury holds modern Kolkata’s oldest Durga Puja. What is their Puja celebration held in Barisha more popularly known as?

  • A. Atchala Durga Pujo
  • B. Ray Barir pujo
  • C. Bonedi Barir Pujo
  • D. Barowari Durga Pujo

Q10: In which country is Durga Puja celebrated for 15 days and is called as Dashain?

  • A. Sri Lanka
  • B. Nepal
  • C. Burma
  • D. Indonesia

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