Festivals Of North-East India Question Answer And MCQ Question Paper pdf 10 Class


festivals of north-east india question and answer

Festival of North-East India Question Answer and MCQ question paper pdf 10 Class

Multiple choice questions and answers

Festivals of North-East India

1. The collective name for the easternmost parts of India is known as _______

Eastern India 

Northern India 

North-East India 

East-North India

2. The North eastern region of India consists of ______States.

8 

9

3. The contiguous seven states are known as land of _______

Seven mothers 

seven brothers 

seven fathers 

seven sisters

4. Which North East state is not geographically a contiguous state?

Assam 

Nagaland 

Meghalaya 

Sikkim

5. Which state is not included among seven sisters?

Manipur 

Sikkim 

Tripura 

Nagaland

6. Which state plays the role of a little brother of the seven sisters?

Sikkim 

Meghalaya 

Assam 

Arunachal Pradesh

7. People of the north-east India celebrate their festivals with traditional dance and _______

Songs 

enjoyment 

merry making 

music

8. Many of the north-east festivals are based on _______

Songs 

agriculture 

dances 

religion

9. Celebration of festivals is not complete without traditional _______ and music.

Song 

food 

dress 

dance

10. The people of Assam are blessed with _______

Different religions 

lush greenery

the river Brahmaputra 

lush greenery and the Brahmaputra

11. The important festivals of Assam are _______

Bihu festivals 

ziro festivals 

losar festivals 

harvest festivals

12. Bihu festivals are of _______ kinds.

two 

four 

three 

five

13. Bihu festivals are Rongali Bihu,  Kongali Bihu and _______

Bohag Bihu 

Kati Bihu 

Bhogali Bihu 

Pusa Bihu

14. Which Bihu festival is known as Bohag Bihu?

Kongalli 

Kaati Bihu 

Bhogali Bihu 

Rongali

15. In which Bihu festival do people light lamps and prayed to God for good harvest?

Bohag Bihu 

Kati Bihu 

Bhogali Bihu 

Rongali Bihu

16. Which Bihu festival symbolises the end of the harvest season?

Rongali Bihu 

Kongali 

Bhogali Bihu 

Kaati Bihu

17. Bihu celebration is incomplete without melodious flock songs and traditional _______

Music 

food 

dress 

dance

18. The young people in Assam dance during Bihu with _______

songs and leg movement 

songs and hand movement

slow steps and hand movements 

brisk steps and hand movement

19. Which musical instruments are played during Bihu dance?

Cymbals 

Bamboo clapper 

Dhol and pepa 

all the above

20. Arunachal Pradesh is situated in the _____ regions of the Himalayas.

Mountain 

Plain 

open 

lawyer

21. What makes Arunachal Pradesh so beautiful?

Mountains 

forest 

Mountains and forest

green paddy field and pine clad mountains

22. Which festival in Arunachal Pradesh marks the new year?

Ziro festival 

Losar festival 

Mopin festival 

Galo festival

23. To welcome the New Year the people of Arunachal Pradesh _______

Clean their homes 

discard the old things

worship their God 

clean their homes and discard the old

24. Mopin festival is celebrated in ______

Arunachal Pradesh 

Nagaland 

Meghalaya 

Manipur

25. Mopin festival is celebrated by the________

Galo tribes 

Assamese 

Nagas 

Sikkimese

26. People celebrate the festival as the ______

Forest festival 

New Year festival 

harvest festival 

light festival

27. Which dance is performed in Mopin festival?

Bihu 

Popin 

Popir 

Rongali

28. in the mopin festival people worship goddess ____ to drive away the evil spirits and for acquiring prosperity.

Mopin 

Popir 

Popired 

Rongali

29. The iconic outdoor musical festival of Arunachal Pradesh is ______

Mopin festival 

Losar festival 

Zero festival 

Wangala festival

30. Every year the zero festival is held in the month of _______

September 

October 

November 

December

31. Which festival in Manipur binds and revives the relationship between married girls and their parents?

Ningol 

Chakouba 

Cheiraoba 

Ningol Chakouba

32. In Ningol chakouba festival the married girls and their children are given _____

a lot of money 

costly ornaments 

attractive dress materials 

grand feast and gifts

33. The people of Manipur celebrate _____ festival in April.

Chapchar Kut 

Chakouba 

Cheiraoba  

Ningol Chakouba

34. During Cheiraoba the people of Manipur climb nearest health of because they believe that this will help them to _____

Get good harvest 

live happily in the family

to satisfy the God and goddess 

to rise to a higher plane in life

35. Who celebrate Chap char kut festival?

the people of Meghalaya 

the people of Mizoram 

the people of Tripura 

the people of Manipur

36. Chapchar kut is a _______ festival in Mizoram

summer 

spring 

winter 

autumn

37. Who celebrate Wangala?

The Garos  

the Galos 

the tribes 

the nagas

38. The wangala is known as______

Music festival 

spring festival 

Hundred drum festival 

dance festival

39. The wangala is celebrated in ______

Assam 

Arunachal Pradesh 

Manipur 

Meghalaya

40. The wangala is known as hundred drum festival because ________

The Garos worship 100 drums 

100 drums are bitten together

hundred drum is a place 

hundred drum is their god

41. Wangala is a ______ festival.

spring 

harvest 

winter 

new year

42. Who beat the drums during the Wangala festival in Meghalaya?

Women 

men 

children 

girls

43. Who celebrate Karachi Puja?

the people of Nagaland 

the people of Manipur 

the people of Sikkim 

the people of Meghalaya

44. The Karachi Puja is held in the month of ______

April 

June 

July 

August

45. The Karachi Puja is held in ____

New Agartala 

old Agartala 

new haveli 

Central haveli

46. How long Karachi Puja held?

for week 

for a day 

for a month 

for a fortnight

47. How many deities is are worshipped in Karachi Puja ?

12 

13 

14 

15

48. The dancers during Karachi Puja represent ______

social tradition 

economic condition 

their food habit 

hunting food gathering etc.

49. The most important festival Nagaland celebrates is ______

Bihu 

Wangala 

Moastu 

Mopin

50. The Moastuis celebrate _______

before the sowing season 

after the sowing season 

before harvesting 

after harvesting

51. Which festival of Nagaland is named after a bird of the state?

Wangala  

Moastu 

Mopin 

Hornbill

52. The hornbill festival of Nagaland is celebrated in ______

September 

October 

November 

December

53. The hornbill festival of Nagaland is celebrated for ______

7 days 

9 days 

8 days 

10 days

54. Which one is India's most colorful and charming festival?

Losoong 

Hornbill 

Losar 

Mopin

55. What do the Naga showcase during hornbill festival?

culture heritage of 16 tribes 

musical heritage of 16 tribes

educational heritage of 16 tribes 

social heritage of 16 tribes

56. The man  Nagaland in the dances during the festival show of ______

Fishing skills 

hunting skills 

warring skills 

hunting and warring skills

57. ____ are the soul of Naga festivals.

Songs and music 

music and dances 

songs and dances 

dances and dress

58. Nagas reserve and passed down their oral history through _____

Celebration of festivals 

costumes and traditions 

colorful dresses 

songs and dances

59. Men wear warrior costume in ______festival of Nagaland.

Moostu 

losal 

hornbill 

losoong

60. The festivals of Sikkim are based on ______

Buddhism 

Hinduism 

Jainism 

Christianity

61. The festivals of Sikkim are celebrated as per the ___ calendar.

Buddhist 

Hindu 

Jain 

Christian

62. Saga dawa is a festival of ______

Nagaland 

Manipur 

Sikkim 

Meghalaya

63. Which festival commemorates the birth enlightenment and death of Lord Buddha?

Saga Dawa 

Losar 

Chham 

Losoong

64. Saga Dawa is celebrated on the full moon day in Tibetan and lunar month during _____

May and June 

June and July 

July and August 

August and September

65. When is Losoong celebrated?

at the beginning of New Year 

at the beginning of sowing season

at the end of the harvesting 

at the beginning of harvesting

66. Chaam dance is performed in ______ festival.

Saga dawa 

losar 

losoong 

Tihar

67. Archery contest is conducted in _______ festival.

Saga dawa 

losar 

losoong 

tihar

68. Which festival marks Tibetan the New Year?

Saga dawa 

Losar 

losoong 

tihhar

69. ____ festival is the festival of Light like Diwali.

Sagar dawa 

losar 

losoong 

Tihar

70. The festival of northeast India encourage________.

educational activities 

social activities

educational and religious activities 

cultural and artistic activities

71. The festivals of northeast India bring out the _____ of the people.

Natural talent 

different skills 

religious thoughts 

scientific inventions

 LONG QUESTION AND ANSWER

 

1. What is the "Land of seven sisters" ? Why are they called so ?

Ans:The contiguous seven states namely Arunchal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura are commonly described as the "Land of Seven Sisters". They are called so because all these states are located in the North East part of India. They are interdependent on each other. These seven states and Sikkim together constitute the North East India.

2. Which state is considered as a little brother to the 'Land of Seven Sisters' and why ?

Ans: Sikkim is considered as a little brother to the "Land of Seven Sisters". The seven states such as Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland and Tripura are contiguous and located adjacent to each other. Wheras the eighth state Sikkim is geographically not a contiguous part of the northeast region. It is separated from the northeast by Siligudi corridor. So it is not included in the "Land of Seven Sisters." So it is considered as a little brother to the "Land of Seven Sisters.

3. " How do the people of North East India celebrate their festivals ?

Ans. The north-eastern region of India is a place of diverse cultures. The different communities and tribes of northeast India celebrate their unique festivals with great enthusiasm and joy. Many of these festivals are based on agriculture. The main features of their festivals are traditional music and dance.

4. What are the major festivals of Assam ?

Ans: Bihus are among the major festivals of Assam. These are a series of three prominent festivals such as Rongali Bihu, Kongali Bihu and Bhogali Bihu. Rongali Bihu is celebrated in mid-April with the onset of spring and the beginning of the sowing season. Kongali Bihu is celebrated in mid- October when fields are lush but barns are empty. On this occasion people pray to God for good harvest and to guide souls to heaven. Bhogali Bihu is observed in mid- january which symbolises the end of the harvest season. It is a Thanksgiving festival when the crops have been harvested and the barns are full.

5. Describe the location of Arunachal?

Ans: 5. Pradesh Ans: Arunachal Pradesh is one of India's most remote and picturesque locations. It is situated in the mountain region of the Himalayas. This state's location filled with lush green paddy fields and pine covered mountains. Nature has provided the people of this region with a deep feeling of beauty. All these beauties are reflected in their festivities, songs and dances.

6. What is the charming festival of Manipur ? How is it celebrated ?

Ans:Ningol Cakouba is a charming festival of Manipur. This festival binds and revives the relationship between married girl's and their parents. The women and their children are called to visit their father's home. They are given a sumptuous feast and gifts. People of this region celerate this special festival Ans:Hornbill festival is one of India's most with joy and happiness. This festival is admired by all as it binds the family relationship.

7. How is Chapchar Kut celebrated in Mizoram ?

Ans: Chapchar Kut is an important festival mostly celebrated in Mizoram. It is a spring festival. Men and women of all ages wear traditional dresses and headgears. They all perform dances and sing traditional songs on this occasion. The sounds of drums, gongs and cymbals add beauties to their celebration.

8. What is 'Hundred Drums Festival' ? How is it celebrated ?

Ans: Hundred Drum Festival is also known as Wangala. It is the most important festival celebrated by the Garos in the villages of Meghalaya. The festival is named so because 100 Drums are beaten together during the celebration. This is a harvest festival. It is celebrated in November to mark the end of hard work which naturally brings a good harvest. The celebration features beating of drums, blowing horns, and traditional dancing. During the dance two parallel lines of men and women moves forward together in rhythmic manner with the beats of the drums.

9. How do people of Tripura celebrate their festivals ?

Ans:Most of the festivals and dances in Tripura represent hunting, food gathering and various other activities. Karachi Puja is one of the important festivals in Tripura. It is a week long festival marked by worshipping fourteen Gods as instructed by Lord Shiva. The festival takes place in the month of July in old Agartala or Puran Heveli where there is a temple that houses of 14 deities. Thousands of people come to Tripura during this festival and enjoy cultural programmes and fairs.

10. How is Hornbill Festival observed in Nagaland ?

Ans: Hornbill festival is one of India’s most colorful and charming festivals in Nagaland. This festival is named after the states most admired bird Hornbill. This festival showcases the cultural heritage of 16 tribes in Nagaland. It is a 10 day long celebration where cultural dances and sporting events are held in December every year. Men clad in full warrior costume and show off their haunting and warring skills.

11. What is Saga Dawa? How is it celebrated ?

Ans: Sikkim’s festivals are celebrated with a lot of pump and show as per the Buddhist calendar. Throughout these festivals people take part in lively dances and music. Saga Dawa is an amazing Buddhist festival which is celebrated on the full moon day in Tibetan lunar month between May and June. On this sacred day people visit the monasteries, offer players, water, incense sticks and butter lamps. This festival commemorates birth, enlightenment and the death of Lord Buddha.

12. What is the usefulness of the celebration of different festivals in North East India ?

Ans: North eastern region of India is a place of diverse cultures. The different communities and tribes of North East India celebrate their unique festivals with great enthusiasm and joy. Hardly a month passes in any of these seven states without a festival or two. Most of them have a religious significance as the people offer thanks to the Gods for good harvest and prosperity. They also ask for protection against calamities. Their celebrations also help encourage cultural and artistic activities and bring out the natural talent of the people.

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