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Warm, gooey, yummy sweet treats, bright skies dotted with kites, and a happy excuse to wear new clothes! January marks the season of festivities and celebrations across every nook and corner of India. 

Now, whether you celebrate the onset of the harvest season as Pongal, Bhogali Bihu, Lohri, Uttarayan, Poush Parbon, or Makar Sankranti, it all comes down to one thing: celebration with friends and family. Aptly named the Indian Thanksgiving, this festival is all about taking a moment, thanking mother nature for all her bounties and revelling in warmer, sunnier days. 

But while we all know our native traditions, how familiar are we with the rituals in our neighbouring states? Take this fun quiz to find out. 

Here’s what you need to do. Read through the questions carefully and choose your answer from the options given below.

What are festivals without food, right? Puran Poli, Appalu, Ramdane Ke Laddu, Ghughute – what’s common in all these dishes? 

  1. Til
  2. Wheat flour
  3. Jaggery
  4. Groundnuts

Sing it with us, “Sunder mundriye, ho!”  This is a famous folk song that ushers in the harvest season in which part of India?  

  1. Uttarakhand
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. Punjab
  4. None of the above  

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Bright, colourful kites adorn the sky on Makar Sankranti! But do you know the significance behind this?

  1. Kite-flying signifies the start of something new
  2. Kite-flying marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring
  3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
  4. All of the above

Drool alert! Everyone loves those til and gud ladoos. But why is it eaten on Sankranti? 

  1. These are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
  2. Legend has it, til (sesame seed) is a symbol of immortality
  3. To forget past conflicts and live in peace and happiness
  4. All of the above

Makar Sankranti is basically Indian Thanksgiving. But did you know there is some science behind it? Which of the following statements is false?

  1. It marks the start of Uttarayan or when the sun starts moving northward
  2. It indicates the end of winter and the onset of warmer and longer days 
  3. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
  4. It marks the onset of the harvest season; people thank nature for good produce

Ellu Birodhu – this ritual is observed in which state of India?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Karnataka
  3. Kerala
  4. Maharashtra

One festival, many celebrations!

In the Himalayan regions of Darjeeling, this festival is celebrated as ________ .

  1. Uttarayan
  2. Bhogali Bihu
  3. Magey Sakrati
  4. Khichdi Parv

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True or False? In Tamil Nadu, people celebrate Pongal with a traditional dish prepared from the new harvest of rice boiled in milk with jaggery.

  1. True 
  2. False

The ritual of building Meji and Bhelaghar and playing games such as Tekeli Bhonga is associated with which state of India?

  1. West Bengal
  2. Odisha
  3. Nagaland
  4. Assam

Season of carnivals! In Kerala, this festival culminates in a grand celebration, also known as ______ .

  1. Magh Mela
  2. Ganga Sagar Mela
  3. Makaravilakku 
  4. Poush Parbon

Did you nail the quiz? Drop your answers in the comments section below – we will reveal the correct answers with our next quiz!

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Sangam Upadhayay

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Chandana b.y

January 13, 2022

The quize was quite interesting


Prateek kumar mishra

January 13, 2022

Makar sankranti


Rohit Khatri

January 13, 2022

Jaggery
Punjab
Kite-flying marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring
These are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
It marks the onset of the harvest season; people thank nature for good produce
Karnataka
Magey Sakrati
True
Assam
Makaravilakku


Jyotika Bansal

January 13, 2022

1. 3 jaggery
2. 3 Punjab
3. 3 healthy exposure to early morning sun
4. 4 all of the above
5. 3 lunar cycle
6. 2 Karnataka
7. 2 bhogali bihu
8. 1 true
9. 4 Assam
10. 3 Makaravilakku


swathi krishna k

January 13, 2022

1.Wheat flour
2.Punjab
3.Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4.These are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
5.It indicates the end of winter and the onset of warmer and longer days
6.Karnataka
7.Magey Sakrati
8.True
9.Assam
10.Makaravilakku


Payel Rana

January 13, 2022

Jaggery
Punjab
Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
These are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
It indicates the end of winter and the onset of warmer and longer days
Karnataka
Uttarayan
True
Assam
Makaravilakku


Pooja Gopichand Kote

January 13, 2022

Jaggery , Punjab, Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun To forget past conflicts and live in peace and happiness It marks the start of Uttarayan or when the sun starts moving northward Karnataka Bhogali Bihu True Assam Makaravilakku


Nandini

January 13, 2022

Am unable to choose the options.


Debasmita Hazra

January 13, 2022

3. Jaggery
3. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
2. Karnataka
3. Magey Sakrati
1. True
4. Assam
3. Makaravilakku


asma

January 13, 2022

3.jaggery
3.punjab
3.kite flying is done for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
3. forget past conflicts,live in peace and happiness
2.It indicates the end of winter and the onset of warmer and longer days
2 .karnataka
3. magey sankranti

1,true
1.assam
3.makaravilakku


ojaswita shrivastava

January 13, 2022

jaggery
uttrakhand
all of the above
all of the above
it is celebrated according to lunar cycle
karnataka
magey sakrati
true
assam
Makaravilakku


Shreemayee Bhattacharya

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. All of the above
4. Legend has it, til (sesame seed) is a symbol of immortality
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


anantha

January 13, 2022

Jaggery
Punjab
Exposure
All of the above
It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
Karnataka
Magey Sakrati
True
Assam
Makaravilakku


Anubhaw Kumar Singh

January 13, 2022

This is awesome festival


surabhi pathak

January 13, 2022

1.Jaggery
2.Punjab
3.All of above
4.All of the above
5.It marks the start of Uttrayan
6.Karnataka
7. Maghey Sakrati
8 True
9.Assam
10. Makar villaku


Sushma Choudhary

January 13, 2022

2. Wheat flour
3. Punjab
1. Kite-flying signifies the start of something new
4. All of the above
2.It indicates the end of winter and the onset of warmer and longer days
4. Assam
1. Tamil Nadu
3. Magey Sakrati
1. True
3. Makaravilakku


Chintalapati Bhaskar Sastry

January 13, 2022

Wheat flour
Punjab
Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun.
These are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
Karnataka
Magey Sakrati
True
Assam
Makaravilakku


MAHESHA HP

January 13, 2022

1Til
2)PUNJAB
3)All of the above
4)All of the above
5)It marks the start of Uttarayan or when the sun starts moving northward
6)Karnataka
7)Magey Sakrati
8)True
9)Assam
10)Makaravilakku


SOUMYA

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Healthy exposure to early morning sun
4. All of above
5. It is celebrated according to lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Gouri

January 13, 2022

Answers:
a) 3. b) 3. c)3. d)4. e)1. f)1. g)3. h)1. i) 4. j)3


SANA KUMAR

January 13, 2022

1. Til
2. Punjab
3. all the above
4. Karnatka
5. Bhogali Bihu’

6. Assam
7.
6. True
7. Makaravilakku


Shubhashish Dwivedi

January 13, 2022

Jaggery
Punjab
Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
To forget past conflicts and live in peace and happiness
t marks the start of Uttarayan or when the sun starts moving northward
Karnataka
bhogali Bihu
true
Assam
Makaravilakku


Shamal Malai

January 13, 2022

question1 – 2
question 2- 3
question 3- 3
question 4 -4
question 5- 3
question 6- 2
question 7 – 3
question 8-1
question 9-4
question 10-3


Shamli Hande

January 13, 2022

Jaggery
Punjab
Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
To forget past conflicts and live in peace and happiness
It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle-False
Karnataka
Magey Sakrati
True
Assam
Makaravilakku


Niyati

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. All of the above
4. All of the above
5. It marks the start of Uttarayan or when the sun starts moving northward
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Aditi Gupta

January 13, 2022

1- Jaggery
2-Punjab
3-Kite-flying marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring
4-these are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
5-it marks the onset of the harvest season; people thank nature for good produce
6- karnataka
7- Magey Sakrati
8-true
9-Assam
10- Makaravilakku


Arun Pratap Singh

January 13, 2022

1.Wheat flour
2.Punjab
3.Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4.These are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
5.It indicates the end of winter and the onset of warmer and longer days
6.Karnataka
7.Magey Sakrati
8.True
9.Assam
10.Makaravilakku


SANDEEP KADAM

January 13, 2022

Jaggery
Punjab
All of the above
These are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
Karnataka
Magey Sakrati
True
Assam
Makaravilakku


JAYA LAKSHMI K

January 13, 2022

Jaggery
Punjab
Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
All of the above
It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
Karnataka
Magey Sakrati
True
Assam
Makaravilakku


Shubham Mallappa Saygaon

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2.Punjab
3.Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4.All of the above
5.It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6.Karnataka
7.Magey Sakrati
8.True
9.Assam
10.Makaravilakku


Usha Pallerla

January 13, 2022

1Til
2)PUNJAB
3)All of the above
4)All of the above
5)It marks the start of Uttarayan or when the sun starts moving northward
6)Karnataka
7)Magey Sakrati
8)True
9)Assam
10)Makaravilakku


Anitha Choudhary

January 13, 2022

1. 3 jaggery
2. 3 Punjab
3. 3 healthy exposure to early morning sun
4. 4 all of the above
5. 3 lunar cycle
6. 2 Karnataka
7. 2 bhogali bihu
8. 1 true
9. 4 Assam
10. 3 Makaravilakku


Randhir Kumar

January 13, 2022

2—Wheat flour
3—Punjab
3—-Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
1—-These are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
1—-It marks the start of Uttarayan or when the sun starts moving northward
2—Karnataka
3—Magey Sakrati
1—-true
4—Assam
3—Makaravilakku


Piyush Minocha

January 13, 2022

1.sesame
2.punjab
3.all the above
4.2nd option
5.3rd option
6.karnataka
7.maghey sakrati
8.true
9.Assam
10. 3rd option.


Shreyasi Chanda

January 13, 2022

Answers

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Anjali Malviya

January 13, 2022

1- jaggery
2-Punjab
3- Kite-flying signifies the start of something new
4- All the above
5- It marks the onset of the harvest season; people thank nature for good produce.
6- Tamil Nadu
7-Bhogali Bihu
8- True
9- West Bengal
10- Makaravilakku.


Swarnima Vaish

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. All of the above
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to lunar cycle.
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Aman Kumar

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Tamilnadu
7. Bhogali Bihu
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Rohit Ritesh

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


PUSHKAR VENKAT

January 13, 2022

1.
1.Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


SUMIT KUMAR GAUTAM

January 13, 2022

ANSWER
(1)- 1
(2)- 3
(3)- 4
(4)- 4
(5)- 1
(6)- 3
(7)- 1
(8)- 2
(9)- 3
(10)- 3


PIYUSHI UPADHYAY

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Kamlesh Rathore

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Akash Arora

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Sharanya Shukla

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3.Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4.These are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
5.It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle.
6.Karnataka
7.Magey Sakrati
8. true
9.Assam
10.Makaravilakku


PRISKILLA PALANI

January 13, 2022

1.Jaggery
2.punjab
3.Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4.All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10.Makaravilakku


Meghana DS

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Priyanka Dey

January 13, 2022

1. 3 Jaggery
2. 3 Punjab
3. 4 all of the above
4. 4 all of the above
5. 3 It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. 2 Karnataka
7. 3 Magey Sakrati
8. 1 True
9. 4 Assam
10. 3 Makaravilakku
8.
9.
10.


Kusuma Sharath

January 13, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Sudhakar

January 13, 2022

1)Jaggery
2)Punjab
3)All of the above
4)All of the above
5)It marks the onset of the harvest season; people thank nature for good produce
6)Karnataka
7) Magey Sakrati
8) True
9)West Bengal
10)Makaravilakku


shivakumar

January 13, 2022

Jaggery
Punjab
Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
All of the above
It marks the start of Uttarayan or when the sun starts moving northward
Karnataka
Magey Sakrati
True
Assam
Makaravilakku


MOHAMMAD IQBAL SIDDIQUI

January 13, 2022

Jaggery , Punjab, Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun To forget past conflicts and live in peace and happiness It marks the start of Uttarayan or when the sun starts moving northward Karnataka Bhogali Bihu True Assam Makaravilakku.


Prasath B

January 14, 2022

1.Wheat flour
2.Punjab
3.Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4.These are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
5.It indicates the end of winter and the onset of warmer and longer days
6.Karnataka
7.Magey Sakrati
8.True
9.Assam
10.Makaravilakku


Shreyasi Bhattacharya

January 14, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. All of the above
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku
9. makaravilakku.


Jethi

January 14, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Rekha Reddy

January 14, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab.
3. Kite flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun.
4. All of the above.
5. It marks the onset of the harvest season; people thank nature for good produce
6. Karnataka.
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Mukulika Mukherjee

January 14, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. Legend has it, til (sesame seed) is a symbol of immortality
5. It marks the start of Uttarayan or when the sun starts moving northward
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


ishika prasad

January 14, 2022

1. jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. These are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
5. it marks the onset of the harvest season; people thank nature for good produce
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Sharmistha Banerjee

January 14, 2022

Jaggery
Punjab
Kite-flying signifies the start of something new
Legend has it, til (sesame seed) is a symbol of immortality
It marks the onset of the harvest season; people thank nature for good produce
Karnataka
Magey Sakrati
True
Assam
Makaravilakku


Priyesh Tiwari

January 15, 2022

1) Jaggery
2) Punjab
3) Kite-flying marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring
4) These are winter foods and have a longer shelf life
5) It marks the onset of the harvest season; people thank nature for good produce
6) Karnataka
7) Magey Sakrati
8) True
9) Assam
10) Makaravilakku


Prantibora

January 17, 2022

1.Jaggery
2. Punjab
3.kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4.all of the above
5.it is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6.karnataka
7.Magey Sakranti
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


VIVEK SAINI

January 24, 2022

1.Jaggery
2.Punjab
3.All of above
4.All of the above
5.It marks the start of Uttrayan
6.Karnataka
7. Maghey Sakrati
8 True
9.Assam
10. Makar villaku


shubham chourasiya

January 25, 2022

1-Jaggery
2-Punjab
3-Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4-To forget past conflicts and live in peace and happiness
5-It marks the start of Uttarayan or when the sun starts moving northward
6-Karnataka
7-Magey Sakrati
8-True
9-Assam
10-Makaravilakku


jit bahadur thapa

January 25, 2022

It’s the festival which make us happier in our life otherwise its very difficult to live in this world with happiness.


shivankar

January 25, 2022

1. Jaggery
2. Punjab
3. Kite-flying is for healthy exposure to the early morning sun
4. All of the above
5. It is celebrated according to the lunar cycle
6. Karnataka
7. Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10. Makaravilakku


Arindam Dey

January 25, 2022

1. Wheat flour
2. Punjab
3.Kite-flying marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring
4.Legend has it, til (sesame seed) is a symbol of immortality
5.It marks the onset of the harvest season; people thank nature for good produce
6.Karnataka
7.Magey Sakrati
8. True
9. Assam
10.Makaravilakku


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