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MCQs: G.K for Primary Classes on Festivals of India

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1.  Which of the following festivals is a National Festival of India?
a.  Martyr's Day
b.  Children's Day
c.  Republic Day
d.  Teacher's Day



2.  In which month of the Gregorian calendar is Makara Sankranti celebrated?
a.  January
b.  February
c.  April
d.  August




3.  Which Hindu goddess is worshiped on Basant Panchami day?
a.  Durga
b.  Saraswati
c.  Lakshmi
d.  Parvati



4.  On which festive day Lord Shiva is worshiped for the whole night?
a.  Janmashtami
b.  Dussehra
c.  Maha Sivaratri
d.  Ratha Yatra



5.  Which festival is popularly known as Festival of Colors?
a.   Deepavali
b.   Holi
c.   Raksha Bandhan
d.   Ganesha Chaturthi



6.  During which Hindu month Holi festival is celebrated?
a.  Magh
b.  Sravan (Sawan)
c.  Aswayuj
d.  Phalgun (Phagun)



7.  Ugaadi is the New Year's day celebrated by the people of
a.  Odisha, Bihar and Assam
b.  Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
c.  Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka
d.  Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Maharashtra



8.  The New Year's Day of the people of Maharashtra is known as
a.   Ugaadi
b.   Bihu
c.   Baisakhi
d.  Gudi Padwa



9.  Whose birthday is celebrated as Srirama Navami?
a.   Ganesha
b.   Rama
c.   Krishna
d.   Hanuman



10. On which day Buddha Purnima is celebrated?
a.   Full Moon day
b.   No Moon day
c.   New Moon day
d.  Crescent Moon day



11. In which of the following places the famous Ratha Yatra (Car Festival) is celebrated?
a.   Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh
b.   Puri, Odisha
c.   Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh
d.   Mumbai, Maharashtra



12. Which Hindu festival signifies the brother-sister relationship?
a.   Holi
b.   Raksha Bandhan
c.   Dhanteras
d.   Karva Chauth



13. Whose birthday is celebrated as Janmashtami?
a.   Krishna
b.  Ganesha
c.  Siva
d.  Vishnu



14. Which Muslim festival is also known as Bakr-Id?
a.   Eid-ul-Fitr
b.   Eid-ul-Zuha
c.   Eid
d.   Eid-e-Milad



15. Which of the following is an important festival of the Sikhs?
a.   Buddha Purnima
b.   Mahavir Jayanti
c.   Guru Parv
d.   Guru Purnima



16. Onam is celebrated by the people of
a.   Karnataka
b.   Kerala
c.   Tamil Nadu
d.   Telangana