Diwali is celebrated every year as one of the biggest festivals in India and all over the world. Not only Hinduism, many other religions including Sikhism, Buddhism and others also celebrate the festival. There are many unique things about the Festival of Lights. Well, do you know Diva? Take this quiz to find out.

How long ago, according to historians, was Diwali celebrated for the first time?

A. 2500+ years
B. 1500+ years
C. 1000+ years old
D. 2000+ years

Answer: A

Sikhs celebrate Diwali as Bandhi chodd Diwas. Which guru freed the prisoners of the day?

A. Guru Nanak
B. Guru Gobind Singh
K. Guru Hargabind
D. Guru Ram Dass

Answer: C

How many days are Diwali celebrated in India?

A. 2 days

B. 5 days

C. 6 days

D. 4 days

Answer: C

Vasu Baras is a ritual held in this state which honors cattle. On Dhanteras, people pay homage to the ancient healer Dhanvantara.

A. Punjab
B. Maharashtra
S. Kerala
D. Tamil Nadu

Answer: B.
Which Diwali day, commemorating Krishna’s victory over Indra, is called Gaverdhan Puja, Balipratipada or Anakut?


B The third

C Second

In memory of the spiritual enlightenment of which two saints, according to legend, Diva is celebrated?

A. Buddha and Jesus
B. Guru Nanak and Buddha
S. Ram
D. Vardhamana Mahavira and Swami Dayanand Saraswati

Answer: D

How long has Diwali been celebrated in Sikhism?

A. Since the 18th century
B. From the 20th century
S. From the 17th century
D. From the 5th century

Answer: A

In West Bengal, Orissa and Assam, the goddess Kali is worshiped on the new moon night of Deepavali. This Hindu festival is dedicated to the goddess Kali. The festival is also known as Dipanwita Kali Puja, Shyama Puja or Mahanisha Puja. Goddess Kali symbolizes the divine energy or shakti and is known for destroying evil. This year, Kali Puja will be celebrated on October 24. Amavasya Thithi will begin at 5:27 PM on October 24 and end at 4:18 PM on October 25. Kali Puja Nishit timings are from 11:50 PM on 24th October to 12th October. October 25, 39 am.

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