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Diwali is an ancient Hindu festival of lights, celebrated each autumn in India, as well as in many countries around the world. It is one of the biggest and brightest festivals in India and symbolizes the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. Diwali is celebrated for five days in India - each day with its own traditions and rituals, along with the exchange of gifts, fireworks and feasts. This delightful trivia template will help you explore the various aspects of Diwali, from its history and symbolism to its delicious cuisine, dazzling decorations and more. Test your knowledge and spread the light of joy with Diwali Trivia!

1) Diwali is celebrated in

  • India
  • China
  • Japan
  • USA

2) Diwali commemorates

  • The arrival of Goddess Lakshmi
  • The victory of Lord Rama
  • The coronation of Lord Rama
  • The start of new year

3) What is the traditional image associated with Diwali?

  • Santa Claus
  • Fireworks
  • Candles
  • Lanterns

4) What is the most popular Diwali decoration?

  • Flowers
  • Lights
  • Balloons
  • Ribbons

5) What is the significance of light in Diwali?

  • To show the victory of truth
  • To celebrate the victory of Lord Rama
  • To celebrate the end of darkness
  • To show the arrival of Goddess Lakshmi

6) How many days does Diwali last?

  • One day
  • Two days
  • Three days
  • Five days

7) Who gave Lord Rama a box of enchanted jewels when he returned after winning the battle?

  • Hanuman
  • Lakshmana
  • Ravana
  • Kubera

8) What is the traditional color worn during Diwali?

  • Green
  • Blue
  • Red
  • Orange

9) What is the traditional material used to make the Diwali lanterns?

  • Paper
  • Bamboo
  • Wood
  • Cloth

10) What is the traditional way to greet during Diwali?

  • Happy Diwali!
  • Good morning
  • Goodbye
  • Have a nice day

11) What is the traditional food of Diwali?

  • Pizza
  • Fruit
  • Sweets
  • Noodles

12) What is the traditional activity done during Diwali?

  • Paragliding
  • Singing
  • Dancing
  • Shopping

13) Who wrote the Ramayana, the epic that recounts the story of Diwali?

  • Lord Krishna
  • Valmiki
  • Lord Shiva
  • Vyasa

14) What is the traditional belief associated with Diwali?

  • Bad fortune
  • Good luck
  • Bad luck
  • Good fortune

15) Diwali celebrates the return of whom to Ayodhya?

  • Hanuman
  • Lakshmana
  • Ravana
  • Lord Rama

16) On which day of Diwali is the Ganesha Chaturthi celebrated?

  • The first day
  • The second day
  • The third day
  • The fourth day

17) In which Hindu month is Diwali celebrated?

  • Shravan
  • Kartik
  • Margashirsha
  • Bhadrapada

18) How is the festival of Diwali celebrated?

  • Lighting a bonfire
  • Visiting the temple
  • Worshipping Goddess Lakshmi
  • All of the above

19) What is the symbol of good fortune for Diwali?

  • Star
  • Lotus
  • Elephant
  • Fish

20) What do people usually do to celebrate Diwali?

  • Dress up in traditional clothes
  • Give gifts to each other
  • Prepare traditional dishes
  • All of the above

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