June 19 is Father’s Day 2011. Let’s see if you know some famous fathers, grandfathers and sons from the Puranas.
1. Grandfather of Pandavas and Kauravas
2. Bheeshma’s father
3. Name the eldest son of King Dhritharasthra?
4. Radharani’s father
5. The son of Abhimanyu
6. How many sons were born to Lakshmana?
7. Another name of Sita’s father
A. King Nimi
B. King Devarata
C. King Seeradhwaja
8. Abhimanyu killed this son of Duryodhana in the Kurukshetra war
9. The only daughter of Vasudeva
10. The father of Rukmini
11. How many sons were born to Rama’s brother, Lakshmana?
12. Dharmangada was born to this couple.
A. Rukmangada and Sandhyavali
B. Abhimanyu and Uttara
C. Bharata and Mandavi
Ramya Srinivasan, San Jose, CA
Answers: 1-C, 2-A, 3-A, 4-B, 5-A,6-C,7-C,8-A,9-B,10-A, 11-C, 12-A