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Hindu Myths and Legends

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Hindu Myths and Legends game quiz
"A quiz with ten questions on myths and legends related to the Hindu religion."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. In the Hindu Religion, one of the important gods is the sun god. By what name is the sun god known?
    Indra
    Shiva
    Vishnu
    Surya


2. According to Hindu legends, the Trimurthi or the Trinity of Gods are the most powerful. Who are the three Gods who constitute the Trimurthi?
    Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva
    Brahma, Shiva and Durga
    Vishnu, Shiva and Indra
    Indra, Rudra and Shakti


3. In Hindu legends, who is the King of the Gods?
    Varuna
    Agni
    Indra
    Vayu


4. In Hindu mythology, one important legend is that of the Dashavathara, wherein Lord Vishnu incarnated on earth for the protection of the good and destruction of evil. Which of these is often counted as one of the ten incarnations?
    Buddha
    Indra
    Agni
    Mahavira


5. One of the Hindu myths is that those who commit sins go to hell or Naraka. Who is the lord of hell who decides the fate of people after their death?
    Yama
    Chitragupta
    Surya
    Rudra


6. In Hindu mythology who is the Goddess of wealth?
    Saraswathi
    Lakshmi
    None of these
    Parvati


7. In Hindu mythology, how is an eclipse supposed to occur?
    When the moon is destroyed by the demons
    When the moon is covered by the earth
    When the moon is swallowed by a planet
    When the sun covers the moon


8. One common aspect in Christian and Hindu mythology is the concept of the first man and woman. While it is Adam and Eve in Christian mythology, who is the first couple in Hindu mythology?
    Indra and Shachi
    Manu and Shatrupa
    Hari and Shree
    Surya and Chaya


9. In Hindu mythology, the crow is regarded as an inauspicious bird. What is the reason for this?
    Because of the crow's colour
    Because the crow is the vehicle of Saturn
    Because the crow eats meat
    Because the crow is wily in nature


10. Diwali or Deepavali is one of the Hindu festivals popular throughout the world. According to legend, why is this festival celebrated?
    To celebrate the killing of the demon Ravana by Lord Rama
    To celebrate the return of Lord Rama to his capital Ayodhya
    To celebrate the day of the creation of the earth
    To celebrate the victory of Lord Krishna over the evil Kamsa


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Compiled Jan 28 14