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Quiz

Q1
According to Hindu puranas which father son duo meet
on Makar Sankranti ?
(A) SUN AND SATURN

(B) VARUN AND HANUMAN

(C) BRAHMA AND CHITRAGUPTA

(D) RAVANA AND MEGHNAD

Q2
Dulla Bhatti is a famous folklore character of Sankranti
in which state?
(A) HARYANA

(B) JAMMU KASHMIR

(C) PUNJAB

(D) RAJASTHAN
Q3.
Makara Vitakku Festival is celebrated in which temple
on this day?
(A) BALAJI TEMPLE

(B) SABARIMALA TEMPLE

(C) MEENAKSHI TEMPLE

(D) RAMESHWARAM

Q4
On Makar Sankranti 'Haldi-Kumkum' is celebrated in
which state?
(A) MAHARASHTRA

(B) PUNJAB

(C) KERALA

(D) TAMIL NADU

Q5

Sankranti is known as Sakarat in which region of India?


(A) BIHAR

(B) CHHATTISGARH

(C) BUNDELKHAND

(D) JHARKHAND
Q6

During Makar Sankranti the Sun makes a transition from


a zodiac sign to another. Tick the right combination?
(A) CAPRICORNUS TO SAGGITARIUS

(B) PISCES TO SAGGITARIUS

(C) CAPRICORNUS TO PISCES

(D) SAGGITARIUS TO CAPRICORNUS

Q7
Lohri is a popular festival celebrated on a large scale in:
A. NORTHERN INDIA
B. SOUTHERN INDIA
C. EASTERN INDIA
D. WESTERN INDIA

Q8)
Lohri Festival is dedicated to which season:
a. Spring
b. Winter
c. Summer
d. Monsoon

Q9)
As per our Puranas, Makar Sakranti also symbolizes
the importance of which relationship?’
a. Mother and Daughter
b. Father and Son
c. Husband and Wife
d. Relatives and Friends
Q10) Which state in India celebrates this festival for four
days?
a. Goa
b. Gujrat
c. Tamil Nadu
d. Punjab
e. Andhra Pradesh
f. Maharashtra
g. West Bengal

Q11) Which Food is the speciality of Lohri/Makar


Sankranti Festival?
a. Dry Fruits and Jaggery
b. Til and Jaggery
c. Peanuts and Jaggery

Q12) Which Animal is worshipped during these days?


a. Cattle
b. Horse
c. Domestic animals

Q13) Lohri or the bonfire festival has a ritual in which


milk/water is poured around the bonfire to thank which
GOD?
a. Moon
b. Sun
c. Earth

Q14) Which is the most famous Mela of Makar


Sankranti?
a. Magh Mela
b. Tusu Mela
c. Kumbh Mela
d. Gangasagar Mela
Q15 Which of the following does not happen during
Makar Sankranti?
o A. Ganga Sagar Mela
o B. Makaravilakku
o C. Magh Mela
o D. Holashtak

Q16.Parashuram Kund Snan during Makar Sankranti


takes place in
o A. Uttarakhand
o B. Rajasthan
o C. Arunachal Pradesh
o D. Manipur

1. What does the festival of Makar Sankrati represent? It represents the sun’s journey into the
northern hemisphere.

2. How do people celebrate Makar Sankranti in Gujarat and Maharashtra? The young and old
fly kites together

3. Describe how Makar Sankranti is celebrated in Punjab. People light bonfires on the eve of
Sankranti. They throw sweets, sugarcane and rice onto the bonfires.

4. What is the role of the rivers Ganga, Jamuna and Saraswathi in Uttar Pradesh? People have
a bath in the rivers on Makar Sankrati.

5. What are three other names for Makar Sankranti? Lohri, Kicheri, and Pongal.