Guest Author - Preena Deepak
Indians are fun loving folk who love any reason to celebrate. Almost every month of the calendar has an Indian festival of religious or social importance. Besides these traditional festivals that have been celebrated for several generations, Indians have been quick to embrace new festivals like Christmas, Easter, Ramzan, Bakrid, Valentineís Day, Womenís Day, Friendship Day, Fatherís Day and Motherís Day.
Most Indian festivals have religious affiliations because of which worship rituals are strictly adhered to. Cleansing ceremonies, decorating, lighting lamps and other customary practices form part of such celebrations. Besides these three days of the year are also set aside as National Holidays to celebrate Independence Day, Republic Day and Gandhi Jayanthi.
There are differences in the styles of celebration between Indian States. Even the dates of celebrations vary from one state to the other. Indian New Year Days are many and each state has a specify date and manner of celebration for the New Year.
All Indian Festivals are accompanied by mouth watering traditional delicacies which make their appearance just for the day. Indian sweets are the highlight of any festival and there are hundreds of delectable sweet meats to choose from. Indian savories are popular too, with each festival having its own collection of crunchy snacks.
Other high spots of Indian Festivals are donning new Indian clothes, sharing food and sweets and greeting friends and relatives.
Now that we know Indiansí love for festivals, itís time for the Indian Festival Quiz!
The quiz is short, with ten simple questions, all relating to Indian Festivals. You will be shown one question at a time. Each question has 4 options and you must choose the right one and click on it.
Your score will appear at the end when you are done with all the questions. On the answers section, there is a description too. So this quiz is also about gaining more insight and knowledge on Indian Festivals.
Pass the word about the Indian Festivals Quiz to family and friends and get them quizzing too. Have fun and enjoy!
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Indian Festivals Quiz