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Art and Culture MCQs for Competitive Examination

Q. 31
Gita Govinda, a famous book of Jayadeva was written in which of the following language?

(A) Sanskrit
(B) Pali
(C) Prakrit
(D) Hindi

Answer: (A) Sanskrit
Explanation: N/A

Q. 32
Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched?

  1. Garba ————- Gujarat
  2. Mohiniattam —– Tamil Nadu
  3. Nautanki ——— Uttar Pradesh

(A) Only 1
(B) 2 and 3
(C) 1 and 3
(D) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: (C) 1 and 3
Explanation: N/A

Q. 33
Which of the following Vedas is not a part of ‘Vedatrayi‘?

(A) Rig Veda
(B) Sama Veda
(C) Yajur Veda
(D) Atharva Veda

Answer: (D) Atharva Veda
Explanation: N/A

Q. 34
Which among the following is not a stringed instrument?

(A) Santoor
(B) Veena
(C) Violin
(D) Shehnai

Answer: (D) Shehnai
Explanation: N/A

Q. 35
Which musical instrument is said to be invented by Amir Khusro?

(A) Sitar
(B) Sarod
(C) Shehnai
(D) Violin

Answer: (A) Sitar
Explanation: N/A

Q. 36
Tamasha is a folk dance of which of the following state?

(A) Bihar
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Rajasthan

Answer: (C) Maharashtra
Explanation: N/A

Q. 37
Hornbill Festival is celebrated in which of the following states of India?

(A) Uttarakhand
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Karnataka
(D) Nagaland

Answer: (D) Nagaland
Explanation: N/A

Q. 38
Chalukya temples (Jain Temple) at Dilwara are situated in

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

Answer: (C) Rajasthan
Explanation: N/A

Q. 39
Kolattam and Chholiya are the dance forms of which two states?

(A) Kerala and Karnataka
(B) Andhra Pradesh and Uttarakhand
(C) Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh
(D) Karnataka and Bihar

Answer: (B) Andhra Pradesh and Uttarakhand
Explanation: N/A

Q. 40
Sattriya is a classical dance of which state?

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

Answer: (A) Assam
Explanation: N/A

Q. 41
Who were the patrons of Sangama literature?

(A) Chandelles
(B) Nayakas
(C) Pandyas
(D) Solankis

Answer: (C) Pandyas
Explanation: N/A

Q. 42
The word ‘Satyameva Jayate‘ has been derived from which Upanishad?

(A) Akshi Upanishad
(B) Mundaka Upanishad
(C) Garuda Upanishad
(D) Mahavakya Upanishad

Answer: (B) Mundaka Upanishad
Explanation; N/A

Q. 43
Kalamkari painting refers to

(A) A hand-painted cotton textile in South India
(B) A handmade drawing on bamboo handicrafts in North East India
(C) A block painted woollen cloth in Western Himalayan region in India 
(D) A hand-painted decorative silk cloth in North-Western India

Answer: (A) A hand-painted cotton textile in South India
Explanation: N/A

Q. 44
The famous Vishnu temple in Angkor Wat in Cambodia was built by

(A) Shrutavarman
(B) Suryavarman II
(C) Indravarman
(D) Aniruddha

Answer: (B) Suryavarman II
Explanation: N/A

Q. 45
The famous Dilwara temples at Mount Abu are a sacred pilgrimage place for the

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

Answer: (B) Jains
Explanation: N/A

Q. 46
Which monument is known as ‘a dream in stone’?

(A) Taj Mahal
(B) Rang Mahal
(C) Red Fort
(D) Panch Mahal

Answer: (D) Panch Mahal
Explanation: N/A

Q. 47
What is the Mehrauli Pillar in the complex of Qutub Minar primarily famous for?

(A) Proverbial height
(B) Skilful stone cutting
(C) Excellent quality steel
(D) Statue of Buddha on top

Answer: (C) Excellent quality steel
Explanation: N/A

Q. 48
Indian Mughal paintings originated during the rule of which Mughal emperor?

(A) Humayun
(B) Akbar
(C) Jahangir
(D) Shah Jahan

Answer: (A) Humayun
Explanation: N/A

Q. 49
Group of monuments at Hampi was built by

(A) Harihar and Bukka
(B) Udayin and Shishunaga
(C) Devavarman and Vainya
(D) Maravarma and Sirmara

Answer: (A) Harihar and Bukka
Explanation: N/A

Q. 50
Which script was used in Ashoka’s inscriptions?

(A) Brahmi
(B) Devanagiri
(C) Gurumukhi
(D) Sanskrit

Answer: (A) Brahmi
Explanation: N/A

Q. 51
Which of the following is a famous Assamese festival?

(A) Makar Sankranti
(B) Onam
(C) Navratri
(D) Rongali Bihu

Answer: (D) Rongali Bihu
Explanation: N/A

Q. 52
Who was the painter of the famous painting called ‘Bharatmata’?

(A) Gaganendranath Tagore
(B) Abanindranath Tagore
(C) Nandalal Bose
(D) Jamini Roy

Answer: (B) Abanindranath Tagore
Explanation: N/A

Q. 53
The religious text of Jews is named as

(A) The Analects
(B) Torah
(C) Bible
(D) Zend Avesta

Answer: (B) Torah
Explanation: N/A

Q. 54
Sangai festival is celebrated in

(A) Mizoram
(B) Nagaland
(C) Manipur
(D) Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: (C) Manipur
Explanation: N/A

Q. 55
Who among the following Sikh Gurus had laid the foundation of Amritsar?

(A) Guru Amar Das
(B) Guru Ram Das
(C) Guru Arjan Dev
(D) Guru Har Govind

Answer: (B) Guru Ram Das
Explanation: N/A

Q. 56
Which of the following is a wind musical instrument?

(A) Sarod 
(B) Nadaswaram
(C) Sarangi
(D) Sitar

Answer: (B) Nadaswaram
Explanation: N/A

Q. 57
Which of the following is a percussion instrument?

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

Answer: (C) Tabla
Explanation: N/A

Q. 58
Which of the following places of Sikh religion heritage is not in India?

(A) Nanded
(B) Keshgarh Saheb
(C) Paonta Saheb
(D) Nankana Saheb

Answer: (D) Nankana Saheb
Explanation: N/A

Q. 59
Amrita Sher-Gill was a famous 

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

Answer: (B) Painter
Explanation: N/A

Q. 60
Which among the following is a famous festival of Kerala?

(A) Onam
(B) Ugadi
(C) Pongal
(D) Gudi Padva

Answer: (A) Onam
Explanation: N/A

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