1. The Purna Kumbh Mela takes place every _____ years at one of the four places by rotation, Prayag, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik ?





Answer: 12


The Purna Kumbh Mela takes place every 12 years at one of the four places by rotation, Prayag, Haridwar, Ujjain and Nashik. Kumbh Mela or Kumbha Mela is a mass Hindu pilgrimage of faith in which Hindus gather to bathe in a sacred or holy river. The main festival site is located on the banks of a river: the Ganges (Ganga) at Haridwar; the confluence (Sangam) of the Ganges and the Yamuna and the invisible Sarasvati at Allahabad; the Godavari at Nashik; and the Shipra at Ujjain. Bathing in these rivers is thought to cleanse a person of all their sins.

2. In which of the following states of India is the ‘Ambubachi Mela’ held every year ?





Answer: Assam


Ambubachi Mela is a Hindu Mela which is held every year at Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam.This yearly mela is celebrated during the Monsoon season. It is the celebration of the early menstruation course of goddess Kamakhya. It is believed that the Devi Kamakhya the Presiding Goddess of the temple goes through the annual cycle of menstruation during this period.

3. In memory of whom is the Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat celebrated ?

Lord Krishna and Rukmini

Lord Krishna and Draupadi

Lord Krishna and Radha

Lord Shiva and Parvati

Answer: Lord Krishna and Rukmini


Madhavpur (Ghed) is a small but culturally significant village in the state of Gujarat, India. Krishna married Rukmini at Madhavpur after first kidnapping her. This event is memorialised with a temple dedicated to lord Madhavrai and by an annual fair held in the village.

4. In which of the following temples is the Ambubasi Fair celebrated every year ?

Kashi Vishwanath temple

Kamakhya temple

Kedarnath temple

Jagannath temple

Answer: Kamakhya temple


The Ambubasi Fair is one of the numerous religious fairs and festivals celebrated across India. The three-day traditional fair is organized every year during monsoon in the Kamakhya temple at Guwahati, Assam.

5. Kumbh Mela is NOT held at ?





Answer: Puri


Kumbh Mela is held every third year at one of the four places by rotation Haridwar, Allahabad , Nashik and Ujjain. The rivers at these four places are the Ganges at Haridwar, the confluence or Sangam of the Ganges and Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati at Allahabad, the Godavari at Nashik and the Shipra at Ujjain.

6. In which union territory of India, Bastille Day is celebrated ?


Daman & Diu

Dadra and Nagar Haveli


Answer: Puducherry


Bastille Day in Pondicherry (Puducherry) Each festival which is celebrated has a long history associated with it. So does this day which is popularly known as 'Bastille Day.

7. In which state is the ' Tarnetar' fair celebrated annually ?



Madhya Pradesh


Answer: Gujarat


Tarnetar fair is celebrated annually in Surendranagar district of gujarat. Bhavnath Mahadev Mela ,Dangs Darbar,Chitra—Vichitra Mela,Dhrang Fair,Trinetreshwar Mahadev Fair,Vautha Mela ,Shamlaji Melo,Kutch Utsav,Sanskruti kunj Fair are other famous fairs of Gujarat.

8. Minjar Mela is a popular fair of which of the following states ?


Jammu & Kashmir

Himachal Pradesh


Answer: Himachal Pradesh


The Minjar Fair has been declared as one of the state fairs of Himachal Pradesh and thus, it is widely covered by the media. It is held on the second Sunday of the Hindu month of Shravana.

9. Name the annual fair of Rajasthan at which camel trading is a major event ?

Suraj Kund Mela

Maru Mela

Pushkar Mela

Sonepur Mela

Answer: Pushkar Mela


The Pushkar Fair, also called the Pushkar Camel Fair or locally as Kartik Mela or Pushkar ka Mela is an annual multi-day livestock fair and cultural fete held in the town of Pushkar (Rajasthan, India). The Pushkar fair is one of India's largest camel, horse and cattle fairs.

10. In which of the following states is the Madhavpur Mela celebrated ?


Madhya Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh


Answer: Gujarat


The Madhavpur Mela is organised is celebrated in Porbandar district Gujarat, India.

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