Himachal GK MCQs (Fairs & Festivals) – 1

By | July 7, 2017

1.Where the festival of Holi is celebrated in a Grand fashion?

  • Mandi
  • Chamba
  • Solan
  • Tira Sujanpur

2. In which of the following district “Phulech” festival is celebrated?

  • Kinnaur
  • Chamba
  • Shimla
  • Sirmaur

3. Which of the following is not an international level fair?

  • Dussehra, Kullu
  • Lavi, Rampur
  • Winter Carnival, Manali
  • Summer Festival, Dharamshala

4. Which fair is celebrated in the memory of the historic yearly meetings of Renuka and Parshuram?

  • Renuka fair
  • Minjar fair
  • Lavi fair
  • Parshuram fair

5. Which of the following is celebrated as a New Year festival in Lahaul and Spiti?

  • Shishu
  • Gyalto
  • Losar
  • Thou-Thou-Cho-Chang

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6. From the Jaleb of which Royal deity the Shivratri Fair of Mandi commences?

  • Raghunath
  • Madhavrai
  • Bhutnath
  • Ganesh

7. On the eve of the conclusion of which fair the “Guru and Chela” makes divine predictions about the upcoming year?

  • Lavi fair of Rampur Bushahr
  • Renuka fair of Sirmaur
  • Shivratri of Mandi
  • Nalwari fair of Bilaspur

8. What was the major highlight of “Nalwari fair”?

  • Worship of a pair of Bullocks
  • Trade of horses and Mules
  • Horse race
  • Bullock race

9. Minjar fair and Trilokinath fair is celebrated in which places of Himachal Pradesh?

  • Mandi and Kullu
  • Chail and Solan
  • Chamba and Lahaul
  • Dharamshala and Baijnath

10. During monarchy the Minjar fair of Chamba commenced after ?

  • Singing of Kunjari Malhar songs
  • Offerings of Minjar (Maize flower) in Raghuvir and Laxminarayan temples by the Raja in the morning
  • By floating Coconut and Minjar in the Ravi River
  • Conclusion of grand Sobha yatra (Procession) from the royal palace

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