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Janmashtami Special Quiz on Sri Krishna

  1. Sri Krishna is the ____ incarnation of Sri Maha Vishnu.
    (a) 7th
    (b) 8th
    (c) 6th

  2. As per Hindu calendar on which tithi (date) Sri Krishna was born?
    (a) ashtami
    (b) navami
    (c) ekadasi

  3. Sri Krishna was the _____ child of Devaki and Vasudeva.
    (a) 7th
    (b) 8th
    (c) 6th

  4. Which is the birth place of Sri Krishna?
    (a) Mathura
    (b) Dwaraka
    (c) Gokul

  5. In which yug Sri Krishna was born?
    (a) Satya yug
    (b) Treta yug
    (c) Dwapar yug

  6. At what time of the day Sri Krishna was born?
    (a) noon
    (b) midnight
    (c) morning

  7. Sri Krishna was born to _____.
    (a) Yashoda and Nand
    (b) Vasudev and Rohini
    (c) Devaki and Vasudev

  8. Who was the maternal uncle of Sri Krishna?
    (a) Kans / Kamsa
    (b) Sishupal
    (c) Ugrasena

  9. Sri Krishna belonged to _____ clan (kula).
    (a) Raghu
    (b) Gopa
    (c) Yadu / Yadav

  10. Which river did Vasudev cross while carrying baby Sri Krishna to Gokul?
    (a) Ganga
    (b) Yamuna
    (c) Sarayu

  11. Who are the foster parents of Sri Krishna?
    (a) Devaki and Vasudev
    (b) Yashoda and Nandraj
    (c) Rohini and Vasudev

  12. Which demoness (Rakshasi) was sent by Kans with poisoned breast to kill infant Krishna?
    (a) Putana
    (b) Kaliya
    (c) Surpanakha

  13. Which mountain was lifted by Sri Krishna to protect the people from Indra's fury?
    (a) Vindhya
    (b) Kishkinda
    (c) Govardhana

  14. On which serpent little Krishna danced?
    (a) Vasuki
    (b) Kaliya / Kalindi
    (c) Takshak

  15. What do little Krishna and his friends use to steal from the houses of Gokul?
    (a) Milk
    (b) Ghee
    (c) Butter

  16. Hindus celebrate Sri Krishna's birthday as____.
    (a) Janmashtami
    (b) Ratha Yatra
    (c) Ekadasi

  17. What is the birth star of Sri Krishna?
    (a) Revati
    (b) Rohini
    (c) Makha

  18. Who was the childhood friend of Sri Krishna?
    (a) Sudama
    (b) Arjuna
    (c) Sanjaya

  19. Who is the brother of Sri Krishna?
    (a) Sudama
    (b) Arjuna
    (c) Balarama

  20. Who was the guru of Sri Krishna?
    (a) Sandipani
    (b) Parasurama
    (c) Dronacharya

  21. What is the name of Sri Krishna's sister?
    (a) Draupadi
    (b) Subhadra
    (c) Rohini

  22. Balarama is believed to be an incarnation of ________.
    (a) Sudarsana
    (b) Vasuki
    (c) Seshnag

  23. What was the name of the calf-demon that came to kill Sri Krishna?
    (a) Vatsasura
    (b) Vikatasura
    (c) Vakrasura

  24. What did Yasoda see inside baby Krishna's mouth when He ate mud?
    (a) Universe
    (b) Sri Maha Vishnu
    (c) Earth

  25. Name the demon who came in the form of a cart to kill Sri Krishna?
    (a) Bakasura
    (b) Vatsasura
    (c) Sakatasura

  26. Who believed himself to be Sri Krishna and dressed himself exactly like Sri Krishna?
    (a) Sishupala
    (b) Paundrika
    (c) Jarasandha

  27. Which demon came in the form of an elephant to kill Sri Krishna on entering Mathura?
    (a) Kuvalayapida
    (b) Pralambasura
    (c) Vikatahaasa

  28. Which asura came as a tornado to kill Sri Krishna?
    (a) Aghasura
    (b) Vatsasura
    (c) Trunavarta

  29. What is the name of the huge snake asura who came to swallow Sri Krishna?
    (a) Aghasura
    (b) Vatsasura
    (c) Trunavarta

  30. What is the name of the monster bird that was killed by Sri Krishna?
    (a) Banasura
    (b) Bakasura
    (c) Bhaumasura

  31. Which famous dance is associated with Sri Krishna and gopas / gopikas?
    (a) Raslila
    (b) Ramlila
    (c) Nautanki

  32. What does the word 'Krishna' mean in Sanskrit language?
    (a) Blue
    (b) Night
    (c) Black / dark

  33. Which musical instrument Sri Krishna used to play?
    (a) Veena
    (b) Flute
    (c) Sitar

  34. What is the name of Sri Krishna's conch (sankh)?
    (a) Panchajanya
    (b) Sudarshana
    (c) Gandiva

  35. Which of the eight wives of Sri Krishna is believed to be the incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi?
    (a) Satyabhama
    (b) Rukmini
    (c) Jambavati

  36. Whom did Kamsa send to bring Sri Krishna and Balrama to Mathura?
    (a) Akrura
    (b) Mathali
    (c) Saranga

  37. What is the name of the wrestler whom Sri Krishna killed?
    (a) Mushtika
    (b) Duryodhana
    (c) Chanura

  38. How many main wives Sri Krishna had?
    (a) 16000
    (b) 8
    (c) 1600

  39. What was the name of Sri Krishna's bow?
    (a) Saranga
    (b) Pinaka
    (c) Sudarshana

  40. As a 'protector' of cows, Sri Krishna was called by the name _______.
    (a) Govinda
    (b) Gopala
    (c) Mukunda

  41. The conversation between Sri Krishna and Arjuna during Mahabharata war is known as ?
    (a) Bhagawad Geeta
    (b) Virata Parva
    (c) Sundarakanda

  42. Which name was given to Sri Krishna when he became the charioteer of Arjuna in the Kurukshetra war?
    (a) Mohana
    (b) Parthasarathi
    (c) Kanhaiyya

  43. Sri Krishna adorns the feather of a _______.
    (a) Macaw
    (b) Parrot
    (c) Peacock

  44. Which name was given to Sri Krishna after he lifted the Govardhana hill?
    (a) Mukunda
    (b) Giridhari
    (c) Muralidhar

  45. Sri Krishna is also called ________ because He holds a flute.
    (a) Nandalal
    (b) Makhanchor
    (c) Muralidhar



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