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DIWALI (1)......................

A. What is DIWALI? Click on BBC DIWALI to find out more.

B. Are these statements "True" or "False"?

1. Diwali is the Hindu festival of rain.
True      False
 
2. It is celebrated every year by Jains and Sikhs as well as Hindus all over the world.
True      False
 
3. The festival extends over seven days.
True      False
 
4. Diwali celebrates India's independence.
True      False
 
5. Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, is honored too.
True      False
 
6. On the second day, people display a lotus flower to cast off evil spirits.
True      False
 
7. Diwali or Dipavali marks the beginning of the Hindu financial year.
True      False
 
8. The fourth day of Diwali is Hindu's New Year's Day.
True      False
 
9. On the fifth day, sisters normally offer a gift or leave money under their plates when they have finished their meal.
True      False
 
10. Diwali is a national holiday in India.
True      False
 


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