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Hindu Rituals, Ceremonies, and Festivals

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The Hindu term that denotes a repetitious word, or sound, that aids in the concentration of worship is _____.

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1. Upanayana symbolizes the _____.

2. The Festival of Colors, the most popular of the Hindu festivals, is also called _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and its associated worksheet will test you on the practice of Hinduism, including Hindu rituals, ceremonies, and festivals. You will be quizzed on terms related to Hinduism and some of the religion's major festivals.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Definition of puja
  • Hindu term that denotes a repetitious word or sound used in worship
  • What upanayana symbolizes
  • Alternate name for the Festival of Colors
  • Another name for Diwali

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the practice of Hinduism in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as puja and upanayana
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Hindu celebrations

Additional Learning

To learn more about this religion, review the related lesson titled Hindu Rituals, Ceremonies, and Festivals. The lesson meets these objectives:

  • Discuss Hinduism as a personal faith
  • Learn about the Hindu act of worship
  • Discuss cow veneration
  • Explore Hindu festivals
  • Discuss sacred ceremonies
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