GK Quiz on Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam: Test your knowledge on TTD, temple, history, architecture and more

Check your knowledge of the temple of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam in the GK Quiz below. Get to know the details linked to it. Recently the temple has opened its doors for the devotee to worship their deity. Check questions below on TTD and more here
Created On: Nov 3, 2021 15:12 IST
Modified On: Nov 5, 2021 10:55 IST
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam GK Quiz
Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam GK Quiz

Tirumala Tirupati Temple in Andhra Pradesh has been recently rushed by people from all over India. TTD has also made a special announcement regarding the special darshan slots for people to book, the people are even more excited. In the GK Quiz below test your knowledge of the famous temple of Tirumala Tirupati here. 

  1. Where is Venkateswara Temple situated in India?
  1. Tirumala
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Madurai
  4. Tiruchirapalli

Ans. a

Explanation: The Venkateswara temple is situated in Tirumala at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. 

  1. Which Hill range is Tirumala a part of?
  1. Nilgiri
  2. Vindhya Range
  3. Seshachalam 
  4. Western Ghats

Ans. c

Explanation: Tirumala Hills are part of the Seshachalam Hills range. These ranges are a part of the Eastern Ghats.

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  1. Which of the following statements is true about the Seshachalam Hill range

i) Seshachalam hill range was formed in the Cambrian era

ii) The hills contain sandstone and shale interbedded with limestone 

iii) Rayalaseema uplands bind the hills to the north-west

  1. i and ii
  2. i and iii
  3. ii and iii
  4. i, ii and iii

Ans. c

Explanation: The Seshachalam range was formed during the Precambrian era. Minerals contained in these hills contain sandstone and shale interbedded with limestone. It is bound by the Rayalaseema uplands to the west and northwest

  1. What do the seven peaks of Tirumala Hills signify?
  1. Seven Heads of Adishesha
  2. Seven births of Vishnu
  3. Seven incaqrnations of Lord Venkateswara
  4. Seven days of the week

Ans. a

Explanation: Tirumala Hills comprise seven peaks, representing the seven heads of Adisesha. 

  1. Which of the following forms of architecture were used for the construction of Tirumala Tirupati Temple?
  1. Nagar
  2. Dravid
  3. Vesara
  4. Both a and b

Ans. b

Explanation: The Temple is constructed in Dravidian architecture. It is believed to be constructed over a period of time starting from 300 AD.

  1. Choose the correct statement about Lord Venkateswara in Tirumala Temple 

i) Lord Venkateswara is lying down with a lotus in one hand and resting his head on the other

ii) Lord Venkateswara is facing east in the Garbha Griha of the temple 

  1. Only i
  2. Only ii
  3. Both i and ii
  4. None of the above 

Ans. b

Explanation: In the Tirumala Temple Lord Venkateswara, is in standing posture and faces east in Garbha Griha.

  1. Which is the richest Hindu temple in the world?
  1. Tirupati Tirumala Andhar Pradesh
  2. Shirdi Sai Baba
  3. Padmanabha Swamy temple Kerala
  4. Vaishno Devi

Ans. c

Explanation: Padmanabha Swamy Temple is the richest temple in the world overall, however, Tirumala Tirupati is the richest temple in terms of donations. 

  1. Which of the following has received a GI Tag in Tirumala Tirupati?
  1. Rice 
  2. Laddoo
  3. Barfi
  4. Khichdi

Ans. b

Explanation: The Tirupati Laddoo has received the GI Tag recently for its unique making and geographical existence.

  1. Who oversees the management of Tirumala Temple 
  1. Central Government
  2. Archaeological Survey of India 
  3. Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam 
  4. Andhra Pradesh Police 

Ans. c

Explanation: Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) is the trust board that oversees and manages the operations of Tirumala Venkateswara Temple.

  1. Choose the correct statement about Tirumala Temple 

i) There are 3 Dwarams leading to Garbha Griha

ii) The Gopuram of the temple has seven Kalasam over its apex

  1. Only i
  2. Only ii
  3. Both i and ii
  4. None of the above 

Ans. c

Explanation: There are three Dwarams (entrances) that lead to Garbhagriha from outside. 50 feet, five-storied Gopuram is constructed over this Mahadwaram with seven Kalasams at its apex.

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