GK Questions on National Festivals of India

India is a land of diverse people speaking different languages and cultures coming from multiple ethnicity and traditions who live together in peace and harmony. In this article, we shall look into some of the most important national festivals of India, which are celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm across the country.

Given below are a few important GK questions on national festivals in India for Class 2 kids. These questions would enhance their knowledge about the several Indian festivities celebrated by people from different religions and communities.

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Here is a set of GK questions on National Festivals of India with answers for Class 2 kids which will help them to learn at length about various festivities and upgrade their knowledge about the essence of these festivals held throughout the year.

Answer the following questions on National Festivals of India list:

1. _______________ is celebrated by Christians as the birth of Jesus Christ.

Festival of Christians - GK Questions for Class 2

  1. Christmas
  2. Easter
  3. Diwali
  4. Eid al-Fitr

2. ________________ is known as the “Festival of Lights”. It is celebrated as a festival of victory of good over evil.

  1. Dussehra
  2. Christmas
  3. Diwali
  4. Raksha Bandhan

3. ____________________ is celebrated by Muslims at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. It is considered as the feast of breaking the fast.

  1. Eid ul-Fitr
  2. Holi
  3. Onam
  4. Navratri

4. Which Hindu festival is celebrated by sisters who tie a colourful, decorative thread on the wrists of their brothers and perform pooja for their long life and good health?

Girl tying rakhi to brother - GK Questions for Class 2

  1. Diwali
  2. Raksha Bandhan / Rakhi
  3. Holi
  4. Ganesh Chaturthi

5. Which festival is celebrated as the birth of Lord Krishna, who is considered as the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu?

  1. Navratri
  2. Diwali
  3. Janmashtami
  4. Maha Shivratri

6. Which is the festival that is celebrated as the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion?

  1. Christmas
  2. Easter
  3. Eid al-Fitr
  4. Holi

7. Which festival is also popularly known as the “Festival of Colours” in India? This festival marks the onset of the spring season in the country.

Image of children playing with colours - GK Questions for Class 2

  1. Diwali
  2. Holi
  3. Janmashtami
  4. Maha Shivratri

8. Which Islamic festival is celebrated to recognize the willingness of Ibrahim to follow Allah’s command to sacrifice his son?

  1. Eid ul-Fitr
  2. Onam
  3. Christmas
  4. Eid ul-Adha

9. ________________ is the festival which marks the end of Navratri and Durga Pooja in India.

  1. Dussehra
  2. Diwali
  3. Holi
  4. Janmashtami

10. Which festival commemorates the birth of the much-loved elephant-headed Hindu deity who is regarded as the remover of obstacles?

  1. Navratri
  2. Dussehra
  3. Janmashtami
  4. Ganesh Chaturthi

11. ________________________ is known as the harvest festival of Kerala celebrated by Malayalis across the southern part of India.

Image of a boat with people - GK Questions for Class 2

  1. Onam
  2. Pongal
  3. Lohri
  4. Easter

12. Which Hindu festival is celebrated as the victory of a divine goddess over the demon king Mahishasura?

  1. Christmas
  2. Durga Pooja
  3. Holi
  4. Diwali

13. _______________________ is celebrated in honour of the Hindu deity, Lord Shiva. This festival symbolizes the overcoming of ignorance and darkness in life.

  1. Maha Shivratri
  2. Janmashtami
  3. Holi
  4. Ganesh Chaturthi

14. Which sacred festival of the Sikh community marks the birth of the first Sikh Guru?

Image of Sikh people - GK Questions for Class 2

  1. Guru Nanak Gurpurab
  2. Vaisakhi
  3. Holla Mohalla
  4. Janmashtami

15. _____________________ is the harvest festival that is celebrated in Assam that marks the beginning of the Assamese New Year.

  1. Makar Sankranti
  2. Bohag Bihu
  3. Lohri
  4. Onam

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Answers:

1. a) Christmas 2. c) Diwali 3. a) Eid ul-Fitr 4. b) Raksha Bandhan / Rakhi 5. c) Janmashtami
6. b) Easter 7. b) Holi 8. d) Eid ul-Adha 9. a) Dussehra 10. d) Ganesh Chaturthi
11. a) Onam 12. b) Durga Pooja 13. a) Maha Shivratri 14. a) Guru Nanak Gurpurab 15. b) Bohag Bihu

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