Indian heritage quiz for Classes 1st to 12th

India Heritage Quiz

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1) This is a famous village located on the gleaming banks of river Pennar in Buchireddypalem Mandal, Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is home to some of the most revered holy shrines and is famous for Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy, and Kamakshi Amma temple constructed in the early eleventh century (1150) and consists of shrines dedicated to Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy and Goddess Kamakshamma. The goddess Kamakshi is believed as an incarnation of Shakti. A 'Sri Chakram' was installed. Name the village.

2) Identify the temple shown in the picture. This is one of the three Shiva temples mentioned in Trilinga Desham, or " Land of three Lingas." The holy place is an attraction for the tourists during the Kartika Month of the Indian Calendar, 16 November - 15 December. People who bathe here first visit Lord Ganesha, then pray to Lord Yama and then to Lord Shiva. It is in a village of the same name as the temple in Bhoopalpally district, Telangana.

3) This is a popular tourist monument shown in the picture located in Vavathurai, Kanyakumari, India. It was built in 1970. According to local legends, it was on this rock that Goddess Kanya Kumari performed austerity. Name the monument.

4) Identify the temple shown in the picture. This temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. It was constructed in the early 11th century CE by the Pandian King Maravarman Sundara Pandian and was expanded further in 1336 by the Emperors of Vijayanagara dynasty. It is situated in Chittor district, Andhra Pradesh, India.

5) This star shaped creation shown in the picture is a Gurudwara near the lake visited by thousands of devotees every month. It is located in Chamoli district, Uttarakhand, India. The tenth Guru of the Sikhs, Guru Govind Singhji (1666-1708) mediatted here for years. A temple dedicated to Lakshman, brother of Lord Rama is also located here. One must complete a trek of 6 kms from Ghangharia to reach here. Name this Gurudwara.

6) The temple shown in the picture is also known as "Sri Kshetra Horanadu" temple. It is located on the banks of river Bhadra in Hornadu, Chikkamagaluru district, Karnataka, India. It is believed that the Sage Agastya in 8th century established the icon of the goddess here. Name the Temple.

7) Identify the building shown in the picture. It is also known as Jyotir Pitha in Joshimath located in Chamoli district, Uttarakhand. It is the Uttaramnaya Matha or Northern Monastery, one of the four cardinal institutions established by Adi Shankara the reviver of Vedic Sanatana Dharma.

8) Hari means "Lord Vishnu". So, this city stands for "The Gateway to Lord Vishnu". It is an ancient city in Uttarakhand, India and is regarded as one of the seven holiest places. Also it is in order to reach Badrinath, one of the four "Char Dhams", with a temple of Lord Vishnu. It is a typical place to start a pilgrim's journey. Therefore, the name ______________.

9) The construction shown in the image is ___________________ situated in ________________ village in Goghat II Community Development Block under the Arambag subdivision of the Hooghly District, West Bengal, India. It is the place where Sri Ramakrishna was born.

10) This temple is dedicated to God Ganesha, located on the West Coast of India in the Idagunji village close to the Sharvathi River in Karnataka state, India. The temple's popularity is recorded by about 1 million devotees visiting it every year. It is one of the six famous Ganesha temples on the west coast of India. Name the temple.

11) This temple shown in the image is known as "________________", It is one of the most sacred temples in the world. It is considered as one of the 108 Shakti Peethas and is the home of Virgin Goddess, Goddess Kanya Kumari.

12) Identify the temple shown in the picture. This is an old Hindu shrine dedicated to Rama in the Panchavati area of Nashik city in Maharashtra, India. Its literal translation is "black Rama". The sanctum sanctorum also houses the statues of the goddess Sita and the god Lakshmana. Thousands of devotees come here regularly.

13) The building shown in the picture is the main temple (Math centre) named _____________ established in 1920 in ____________ village, which is the birthplace of Holy Mother Sri Sarada Devi, the spiritual consort of Sri Ramakrishna. This village is in the jurisdiction of Kotulpur police station in the Bishnupur subdivision in Bankura district, West Bengal, India.

14) This is an ancient pilgrimage centre for three religions that is Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam. It lies on the banks of the Brahamaputra River, 24 km from the city of Guwahati in the Kamrup district of Assam, India. Name this pilgrimage site.

15) Identify the temple shown in the image. This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was built by the Pallava rulers in the 7th century, located at Putleri street in Kanchipuram which is known as a temple city in Tamil Nadu. The main attraction of the temple is the beautiful and majestic vimana, over the sanctum. There are also 58 smaller temples within the temple comples.

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