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Holi is the main festival of

Hindus
Muslims
Buddhist
Christians

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In which place the famous "Lath maar holi" is played ?

Gokul
Mathura
Barsana
Vrindavan

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Holi played at Barsana is unique in the sense that women go on the offensive and use long staves called lathis to beat men folk who protect themselves with shields.

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By which name Holi is known as in Orissa ?

Dhoajun
Dhilhatta
Dolijatta
Dolajata

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In South India, Holika Dahan is known as

Dhulheti Phagun
Kama Dahanam
Jun Megao
Simrot Julai

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Holi celebrates the beginning of the new season called ?

Winter
Summer
Rain
Spring

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The earliest textual reference to the celebration of Holi is found in

7th century
8th century
9th century
10th century

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The earliest textual reference to the celebration of Holi is found in the 7th century Sanskrit drama, Ratnavali

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In Holi, the bonfires are lit at night to signify the burning of

Amba
Dhilhatta
Holika
Parchandi

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In the past, people used to make Holi colours from flowers. Which flower was used ?

Rose
Lotus
Bougainvillea
Flame of the forest

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Holi colours were prepared at home, using the flowers from the tree called palash or flame of the forest. The flaming red flowers were dried in the sun, ground into a fine powder and then mixed in water to give the colour of the setting sun. 

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Sikhs celebrate holi by showing their phycal strengh and power in

Bihalu Hola
Hola Mohalla
Bijana Bihalu
Jaysum

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In Holika Dahan, the bonfires are lit in memory of the miraculous escape that young

Holika
Hirnakashyapu
Narsingh
Prahlad

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