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Q1.Baburnama was written in which language?

[A] Para-Mongolic
[B] Chagatai Turkic
[C] Hijazi Arabic
[D] Bahrani Arabic

Correct Answer: B [Chagatai Turkic]

Q2.which among the following Muslim writers has written the famous Hindi work “Padmavat”?

[A] Malik Muhammad Jayasi
[B] Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana
[C] Amir Khusro
[D] Bulleh Shah

Correct Answer: A [Malik Muhammad Jayasi]

Q3.Bageshwari Qamar is India’s first and only (possibly) woman player of which of the following music instruments?

[A] Ghatam
[B] Shehnai
[C] Pakhawaj
[D] Santoor

Correct Answer: B [Shehnai]

Q4.Which of the following matches about the various kinds of Bihu festival is / are correct?

1.Bohag Bihu – advent of the cropping season
2.Bhogali Bihu – harvest festival
3.Kongali Bihu – Assamese new year
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

Correct Answer: A [ Only 1 & 2]

Q5.Consider the following pairs with respect to Kalinga temple architecture:

1.Konark Sun Temple – Pidha Deula
2.Lingaraj Temple – Rekha Deula
3.Baitala temple – Khakhara Deula
Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

Correct Answer: D [1, 2 & 3]

Q6.World’s largest religion (population wise) is __:

[A] Hindu
[B] Muslim
[C] Christian
[D] Buddhists

Correct Answer: C [Christian]

Q7.Which among the following kings constructed the Osian temples of Rajasthan?

[A] Solankis
[B] Pratihara
[C] Chuahanas
[D] Guhilots

Correct Answer: B [Pratihara]

Q8.The best known of the compilations of the compositions of Kabir are known as ?

[A] Shatapadi
[B] Dohavali
[C] Bijak
[D] Kavitavali

Correct Answer: C [Bijak]

Q9.With reference to India’s culture and tradition, what is ‘Pookalam’?

[A] It is a type of Indian tribal martial dance in the state of Manipur
[B] It is a type of type of flower Rangoli in the state of Kerala
[C] It is a type of musical instrument used in Carnatic music
[D] It is a type of painting famous in the state of Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer: B [It is a type of type of flower Rangoli in the state of Kerala]

Q10.Consider the following statements about Vesara style of temple architecture:

1.This style was mainly adopted by the Chalukyas of Badami
2.Brihadeeswarar Temple is an excellent example of Vesara temple architecture
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Correct Answer: A [ 1 Only]

Q11.Elephanta Caves are predominantly attributed to which Hindu God?

[A] Lord Shiva
[B] Lord Hanuman
[C] Lord Indra
[D] Lord Brahma

Correct Answer: A [Lord Shiva]

Q12.Moti Masjid was built in Red Fort by which of the following Mughal Emperor?

[A] Shahjahan
[B] Aurangazeb
[C] Shah Aalam II
[D] Akbar

Correct Answer: B [Aurangazeb]

Q13.Rajarajesvaram temple, which was built exactly 1,000 years ago by emperor Rajaraja Chola I, the greatest monarch of the Chola dynasty in 1010 is devoted to which of the following deities?

[A] Indra
[B] Vishnu
[C] Shiva
[D] Rama

Correct Answer: C [Shiva]

Q14.Gudiya Govarhar, Khandar, Dagar & Nauhar are four distinct gharanas of _?

[A] Dhrupad
[B] Thumri
[C] Khayal
[D] Dhamar

Correct Answer: A [ Dhrupad]

Q15.Consider the following differences between Bharatanatyam and Kathak:

1.While in Bharatanatyam the dancer has to perform more of sitting postures, in Kathak the dancer has to perform maximum in standing postures
2.Both Bharatanatyam and Kathak are classical dance forms of India
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Correct Answer: C [Both 1 & 2]

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