India is called the land of festivals. In India, there is a festival in each month. Indians love festivals and festivals mean happiness, new-dresses, and tasty-food. Some festivals are celebrated by the whole country while some are region-based. Broadly, Indian festivals are categorized into three groups:
- National Festival like Republic Day, Gandhi Jayanti, Independence Day, etc
- Religious Festival like Diwali, Holi, Eid-Ul-Fitr, Gurpurb, Christmas, etc and
- Harvest Festival like Onam, Pongal, Bihu, Baisakhi etc
Let’s learn more about Indian Festivals while answering to the following questions. Answers of the questions are provided at the end of the article. Option to print or making is also provided at the end.
Worksheet on Indian Festivals
Q1. Write true and false for statements related to festivals of India
- Deepawali means ‘row of lamps’.
- In Andhra Pradesh, the harvest festival is called Pongal.
- Mahatma Gandhi is called the brother of the nation.
- Navroz is celebrated by the Parsi community.
- The Golden Temple is at Ambala.
- Children dress up as Santa Claus to celebrated Christmas.
- Indian Republic Day celebration is held at Rajpath in New Delhi.
- Indian Independence Day is celebrated on the day of 26 January.
- People draw kolams to decorate their houses for celebrating Pongal.
- Muharram is celebrated by people of the Muslim religion.
- Independence Day of India is celebrated at Red Fort, New Delhi.
Q2. Choose the correct option to fill the blank spaces check your knowledge of Indian Festivals
1.__________________ is prepared on Eid-ul-Fitr.: a. Srikhand b. Kheer c. Sewain
2.________________ is called the festival of colours.: a. Holi b.Diwali c.Bihu
3. Teacher’s Day is celebrated on the birthday of ____________: a. Mahatma Gandhi b. Jawaharlal Nehru c. Radhakrishnan
4._______________ festival is called the ‘festival of light’.: a. Holi b. Diwali c. Dussehra
5. The holy book of the Sikhs called__________.: a. Guru Granth Sahib b. Koran c. Gita
6._______________ is celebrated by Christians as the birth of Jesus Christ.: a. Christmas b. Easter c. Eid-ul-Fitr
7._______________ is celebrated to mark the end of a month long period of fasting.: a. Gurpurb b. Eid-ul-Fitr c.Navroz
8.____________ is the festival which marks the end of Navratri and Durga Pooja in India.: a. Dussehra b.Holi c. Janmashtami
9. In Baisakhi festival, men perform the ____________to the beat of the Dhol.: a. Giddha b. Bhangra c.Bihu
10. Children’s Day is celebrated on the birthday of ____________. a. Mahatma Gandhi b. Jawaharlal Nehru c. Radhakrishnan
Q3. Match the following religious Indian festivals with their state.
|2.||Durga puja||b. Uttar Pradesh|
|3.||Ganesh chaturthi||c. Rajasthan|
|4.||Gangaur||d. West Bengal|
Q4. Choose the correct answer to the following festivals.
- Flamingo Festival is organized in which place?
- Andhra Pradesh
- Which season does Holi bring to India?
- Bihu is the harvest festival of
- Arunachal Pradesh
- West Bengal
- In the month of February which city hosts the Kala Ghoda Art festival?
- Alta Taddi is celebrated in which state?
- Andhra Pradesh
- Chapchar Kut festival is celebrated in which state?
- The Festival of Baisakhi comes in which month?
- The festival of Dussehra comes in which month?
- Nov –Dec
- Which harvest festival is called ‘Festival of flowers’?
- What is Vallamkalli?
- Car race
- Boat race
- Horse race
- Camel race
- In which festival people draw rangolis and Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, is worshipped?
- Durga Puja
- In which state of India, Chhatth Puja is prominently celebrated?
- West Bengal
Answer Keys for above-mentioned Indian Festivals Worksheet:
- A1. 1. True, 2.False, 3.False, 4.True, 5.False, 6. True, 7. True, 8. False, 9. True, 10. True, 11. True
- A2. 1. C, 2. A, 3. C, 4. B, 5.a, 6.a,7.b, 8.a, 9.b, 10. b
- A3. 1. b, 2.d, 3.a, 4.c,
- A4. 1. 4, 2. 1, 3. 1, 4. 3, 5. 4, 6. 1, 7. 1, 8. 4, 9. 4, 10. 2, 11. 2, 12. 3.