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Holi is the main festival of

Hindus
Muslims
Buddhist
Christians

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Holi is also known as

Festival of lights
Festival of colors
Festival of sweets
Festival of crackers

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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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The day when people throw scented powder and perfume at each other is known as

Dhulendi
Holi
Holika
Dahan

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It is known as Dhuli in Sanskrit

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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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Sikhs celebrate holi by showing their phycal strengh and power in

Bihalu Hola
Hola Mohalla
Bijana Bihalu
Jaysum

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Prahalad, who escaped fire in which holika burnt , was the devotte of which God ?

Shiva
Brahma
Vishnu
Kama

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In Bengal, Holi is known as

Bogolado
Basantotsav
Jostava
Dol Jatra

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In Bengal, Holi is known by the name of 'Dol Jatra', 'Dol Purnima' or the 'Swing Festival'. The festival is celebrated in a dignified manner by placing the idols of Krishna and Radha on a picturesquely decorated palanquin which is then taken round the main streets of the city. The devotees take turns to swing them while women dance around the swing and sing devotional songs. All this while men keep spraying coloured water and colour powder, 'abeer' at them

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