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1. The Harmandir Sahib, a gurudwara located in the city of Amritsar in Punjab, India is regarded as one of the most holy sites by the Sikhs. How is this religious building more popularly known?
2. A famous site of pilgrimage for Hindus is the temple of Tirumala Venkateswara near Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. Which offering by devotees is this temple famous for?
3. Buddhism: There are four main religious sites for the followers of this faith, all of which have some connection with the life of Gautam Buddha. Of these four places, which is the only one NOT to be found in modern-day India?
4. The Baha'i temple in New Delhi is one of only eight existing Houses of Worship of the Baha'i faith in the world. Based on its architectural style, how is this temple better known?
5. A week-long fair known as the Bandra Fair is held annually in September at the Mount Mary Church in Mumbai. What event in the life of Mary does this feast commemorate?
6. Which southern state of India is home to an important pilgrimage site for Jains, the location of a 57-foot-tall monolithic statue of the son of the first Jain Tirthankar?
7. The Dargah of Ajmer Sharif in Ajmer, Rajasthan is a sacred site for Muslims as it houses the mausoleum of the Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. In which month is an annual pilgrimage held here?
8. When the Zoroastrians first arrived in India while fleeing from religious persecution in Persia, they brought along with them an integral part of their religion. This is believed to still be preserved in its original form in the town of Udvada in Gujarat. What is it?
9. The Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa, India houses the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier which are open for public veneration every ten years.
10. To which Hindu god, part of the Hindu trinity, is the 5000-year-old shrine located on the top of Mount Amarnath in the state of Jammu and Kashmir dedicated?
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