Indian Culture Quiz
Test your knowledge of Indian culture please 20 Questions.
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India is the birthplace of Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism and which other Dharmic religion?
What is meant by a "Love marriage" in India?
A family-arranged marriage
A gay marriage
A forbidden marriage
A self-arranged marriage
How many 'steps before fire' do the bride and bridegroom take in a Hindu wedding ceremony, with each step including a set of mutual vows?
Pranama is the respectful salutation or reverential bowing to one another and there are 6 types; what is the folding of hands touching the forehead called?
India has 3 national holidays, 'Gandhi Jayanti' is a national festival held to commemorate the birth of Gandhi, on what day is this held?
Which Indian festival is known as the "The Festival of Lights"?
Guru Nanak Jayanti
In India, which animal is regarded as sacred and a symbol of 'Ahimsa' (non-violence) and the mother goddess?
In Indian cuisine, what is the name for a selection of sweet, salt, bitter, sour, astringent and spicy dishes collectively called?
The Tandoor (or Gurmukhi) is a clay oven used for cooking traditionally from which Indian province?
What is the name given to a man's garment consisting of a rectangular piece of unstitched cloth, usually about 15' long and wrapped around the waist and legs?
What is the name given to the decorative or symbolic red dot in the centre of a Hindu or Jain woman's forehead?
What is the name of the vermilion powder traditionally worn by married Hindu women along the parting of their hair, the absence of which denotes widowhood?
In the Hindu caste system, who are regarded as the highest?
According to Hinduism, what is an "Avatar"?
The appearance or incarnation of a deity on Earth
A snake God
Another word for the Wheel of Karma
An act of selflessness
What is the traditional Punjabi seasonal folk dance called?
What is the official national sport in India?
Which Indian actor made his Hollywood debut in "The Great Gatsby" in 2013 and is referred to as the 'Shahenshah of Bollywood' or 'Big B' and was the subject of a 'death hoax' in July 2016?
Which Indian city is known as the 'Cultural capital of India'?
The UK's first Indian restaurant was called the 'Hindoostanee Coffee House' and was opened in what year?
Originating from Persia and later developed in Hyderabad, which curry dish means "Two onions" and can be made with beef/mutton/chicken or shrimps?
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