MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

Art and Culture MCQs for Competitive Examination

Q. 1
Papeti is the festival of

(A) Sikhs
(B) Parsis
(C) Jains
(D) Buddhists

Answer: (B) Parsi
Explanation: N/A

Q. 2
Which of the following festival is celebrated in Tamil Nadu?

(A) Onam
(B) Bihu
(C) Gudi Padwa
(D) Pongal

Answer: (D) Pongal
Explanation: N/A

Q. 3
Rath Yatra in Puri is celebrated in honour of

(A) Lord Rama
(B) Lord Shiva
(C) Lord Jagannath
(D) Lord Vishnu

Answer: (C) Lord Jagannath
Explanation: N/A

Q. 4
Where is the Pushkar Fair held?

(A) Jodhpur
(B) Jaipur
(C) Ajmer
(D) Udaipur

Answer: (C) Ajmer
Explanation: N/A

Q. 5
Madhubani a style of folk paintings popular in which of the following states of in India?

(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) Bihar
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) West Bengal

Answer: (B) Bihar
Explanation: N/A

Q. 6
The Lalit Kala Academy is devoted to the promotion of 

(A) Music
(B) Dance and Drama
(C) Fine Arts
(D) Literature

Answer: (C) Fine Arts
Explanation: N/A

Q. 7
Of which of the following states is Nautanki, a folk dance?

(A) Haryana
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Gujarat

Answer: (B) Uttar Pradesh

Q. 8
Which of the following films was not directed by Satyajit Ray?

(A) Aparajita
(B) Charulata
(C) Salaam Bombay
(D) Pather Panchali

Answer: (C) Salaam Bombay
Explanation: N/A

Q. 9
Dandia is a popular dance of

(A) Gujarat
(B) Maharastra
(C) Jharkhand
(D) Punjab

Answer: (A) Gujarat

Q. 10
Bhangra is a dance of

(A) Haryana
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Delhi
(D) Punjab

Answer: (D) Punjab
Explanation: N/A

Q. 11
Kathakali dance is associated with which state?

(A) Kerala
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Manipur

Answer: (A) Kerala
Explanation: N/A

Q. 12
Hari Prasad Chaurasia is a renown player of which of the following musical instrument?

(A) Shehnai
(B) Sarod
(C) Tabla
(D) Flute

Answer: (D) Flute
Explanation; N/A

Q. 13
Which of the following is not a classical dance of India?

(A) Mohiniattam
(B) Manipuri
(C) Sattriya
(D) Garba

Answer: (D) Garba
Explanation: N/A

Q. 14
The classical dance of Andhra Pradesh is

(A) Kuchipudi
(B) Odissi
(C) Kathakali
(D) Bharatnatyam

Answer: (A) Kuchipudi
Explanation: N/A

Q. 15
The first talkie film produced in India was

(A) Shakuntala
(B) Raja Harichandra
(C) Alam Ara
(D) Kalidas

Answer: (C) Alam Ara
Explanation: N/A

Q. 16
The Ajanta Paintings depict

(A) Ramanaya
(B) Mahabharata
(C) Jatakas
(D) Panchantras

Answer: (C) Jatakas
Explanation: N/A

Q. 17
The Gandhara Art  flourished during the period of

(A) Guptas
(B) Mauryas
(C) Kushans
(D) Satvahans

Answer: (C) Kushans
Explanation: N/A

Q. 18
Jamini Roy distinguished himself in the field of 

(A) Classical dance
(B) Singer
(C) Drama
(D) Painting

Answer: (D) Painting
Explanation: N/A

Q. 19
Raja Ravi Varma was a famous

(A) Singer
(B) Writer
(C) Painter
(D) Dancer

Answer: (C) Painter
Explanation: N/A

Q. 20
A semi-circular structure with a dome shape roof erected over the sacred relics of Buddha is known as

(A) Stupas
(B) Pillars
(C) Edicts
(D) Sangha

Answer: (A) Stupas
Explanation: N/A

Q. 21
Yakshagana‘ is a folk dance of which of the following state of India?

(A) Kerala
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Karnataka

Answer: (D) Karnataka
Explanation: N/A

Q. 22
Leela Samson is associated with which of the following Classical dance of India?

(A) Kathakali
(B) Bharat Natyam
(C) Kathak
(D) Kuchipudi

Answer: (B) Bharat Natyam
Explanation: N/A

Q. 23
Who of the following is not related to Ghazal singing?

(A) Begum Akhtar
(B) Malika Pukhraj
(C) Penaz Masani
(D) Haribhai Varadkar

Answer: (D) Haribhai Varadkar
Explanation: N/A

Q. 24
The folk dance Bohag Bihu is popular in _________________. 

(A) Assam
(B) Bihar
(C) Arunachal Pradesh
(D) West Bengal

Answer: (A) Assam
Explanation: N/A

Q. 25
Which of the following pair is correctly matched?

(A) Hariprasad Chaurasia – Flute
(B) Bismillah Khan – Sarod
(C) Amjad Ali Khan – Tabla
(D) Zakir Hussain – Shehnai

Answer: (A) Hariprasad Chaurasia – Flute
Explanation: N/A

Q. 26
Which of the following is a major folk dance of Rajasthan?

(A) Chhau
(B) Giddha
(C) Ghumar
(D) Bihu

Answer: (C) Ghumar
Explanation: N/A

Q. 27
Which of the following is not a classical dance?

(A) Kathak
(B) Odissi
(C) Giddha
(D) Manipuri

Answer: (C) Giddha
Explanation: N/A

Q. 28
Which of the following pair is matched correctly?

(A) Bharat Natyam – Andhra Pradesh
(B) Kuchipudi – Karnataka
(C) Kathakali – Kerala
(D) Kathak – Tamil Nadu

Answer: (C) Kathakali – Kerala
Explanation: N/A

Q. 29
Pandit Bhimsen Joshi is

(A) Flute player
(B) Odissi dancer
(C) Hindustani vocalist
(D) Sitar maestro

Answer: (C) Hindustani vocalist
Explanation: N/A

Q. 30
Which of the following pairs (school of paintings and region where it flourished) is correctly matched?

(A) Kalighar paintings – Kolkata
(B) Phad (Scroll paintings) – Punjab 
(C) Madhubani paintings – Bihar
(D) Kalamkari – Andhra Pradesh

Answer: (C) Madhubani paintings – Bihar
Explanation: N/A

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