Quiz – Aadi Pooram & Andal

andal garland1. Aadi Pooram marks the birth-date of this Azhwar
A. Andal
B. Thirumangai Azhwar
C. Thiruppan Azhwar

2. Name the father of Andal
A. Periazhwar
B. Poigai Azhwar
C. Boothath Azhwar

3.What is the other name for Andal?
A. Meera
B. Kodhai
C. Uma

4. Under which plant was Andal first seen by her father?
A. Neem
B. Tulsi
C. Hibiscus

5. Apart from Thiruppavai, what is the other set of Pasurams that was composed by Andal?
A. Thirupallandu
B. Kanninun Siruthambu
C. Nachiar Thirumozhi

6. On which day of the Aadi month is Aadi Perukku celebrated?
A. Sixteen
B. Seventeen
C. Eighteen

7. Which river in Tamil Nadu is generally worshiped on the day of Aadi Perukku?
A. Ganga
B. Cauvery
C. Yamuna

8. Andal is considered to be an embodiment of ________________
A. Sridevi
B. Bhoodevi
C. Niladevi

9. Aadi Pooram festival is generally celebrated with a divine wedding. Name the Divine Couple for whom the divine wedding is performed.
A. Andal and Lord Ranganatha
B. Lord Shiva and Parvati
C. Lord Rama and Sita

Compiled by Ramya Srinivasan,San Jose CA
Answers:
1 – A, 2 – A, 3 – B, 4 – B, 5 – C, 6 – C, 7 – B, 8 – C, 9 – A

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