1 - Which is the highest, or priestly, caste in Indian society?
2 - The birth of Krishna is celebrated on which holy day?
3 - Which Hindu story tells of the kidnap and rescue of Sita?
4 - During the festival of Holi, Hindus traditionally throw what at each other?
Ans: Coloured powder
5 - Out of the three principal Hindu deities, what role does Brahma fulfil?
6 - The Bhagavad Gita is an epic poem, consisting of a dialogue between a mortal prince Arjuna and which incarnation of Vishnu?
7 - The Samhitas, books of hymns, form the earliest part of the Vedas. Which is the earliest Samhita?
Ans: The Rig Veda
8 - What funeral rite do Hindus consider the best possible?
Ans: Cremation, ashes scattered on the river Ganges
9 - Jatakarma is a ritual performed on the birth of a child. The name of God is whispered in the child's ear, and something is put into his or her mouth - what?
10 - During a Hindu wedding, the two families exchange gifts. What symbolic gift is commonly given to the bride by her mother-in-law?
Ans: A necklace