Indian Culture GK Question SET-2

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Q1.Who among the following Arab scholars studied Sanskrit and astronomy for a decade at Varanasi ?

[A] Alberuni
[B] Amir Khusrau
[C] Al’bidari
[D] Al’Masher

Correct Answer: A [Alberuni]

Q2.Which of the following authorities lays down a priority of inheritance which places the wife, followed by daughters immediately after sons?

[A] Brihaspati
[B] Yajnavalkya
[C] Narada
[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: B [Yajnavalkya]

Q3.Who among the following is the Persian mathematician and poet composer of the world famous Rubbayat?

[A] Omar Khayyám
[B] Muhammad Iqbal
[C] Sultan Bahu
[D] Mirza Ghalib

Correct Answer: A [Omar Khayyám]

Q4.Consider the following pairs:

1.Adi Shankaracharya – Advaita philosophy
2.Sri Ramanujacharya – Visishtadvaita philosophy
3.Madhvacharya – Dvaita philosophy
Which of the above is/are correct?

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

Correct Answer: D [1, 2 & 3]

Q5.The Mahendra style, Mamalla style, Rajasimha Art and Aprajita Style are associated to which of the following?

[A] Pallava Architecture
[B] Chalukyan Architecture
[C] Chola Architecture
[D] Rashtrakutas Architecture

Correct Answer: A [ Pallava Architecture]

Q6.Jagdish Khebudkar was a renowned poet and lyricist of which among the following languages?

[A] Marathi
[B] Konkani
[C] Kanada
[D] Gujarathi

Correct Answer: A [Marathi]

Q7.Hindi poet Jagannath Pandit Raj was the most favorite poet of which of the following Emperors?

[A] Jahangir
[B] Shahjahan
[C] Akbar
[D] Humayun

Correct Answer: B [Shahjahan]

Q8.In which year Dadasaheb Phalke Award was instituted?

[A] 1963
[B] 1965
[C] 1967
[D] 1969

Correct Answer: D [1969]

Q9.The Phad painting is a religious scroll painting practiced in which state of India?

[A] Rajasthan
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Odisha
[D] Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer: A [ Rajasthan]

Q10. Khajuraho Group of Monuments:

1.are one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India
2.are famous for their Nagara-style architectural symbolism
3.were mainly constructed by Chandela dynasty
Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

Correct Answer: D [1, 2 & 3]

Q11.Who among the following had written the Novel “Pather Panchali”, which was base of the film of same name by Satyajeet Ray?

[A] Bankimchandra Chatterjee
[B] Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay
[C] Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
[D] Shambhunath Pandit

Correct Answer: B [Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay]

Q12.The buildings in Fatehpur sikri are built by using mostly which of the following ?

[A] Fired bricks
[B] red stone
[C] Marble
[D] sand stone

Correct Answer: B [red stone]

Q13.Which of the following statements about the Gandhara School of Art is NOT correct?

[A] It displays Greek artistic influence and the concept of the “man-god” was essentially inspired by Greek mythological culture.
[B] Gandhara School of art enjoyed the liberal patronage of Indo-Greek rulers.
[C] Artistically, the Gandharan school of sculpture is said to have contributed wavy hair, drapery covering both shoulders, shoes and sandals etc.
[D] The Gandhara art primarily depicted the Buddhist themes.

Correct Answer: B [Gandhara School of art enjoyed the liberal patronage of Indo-Greek rulers.]

Q14. Consider the following paintings:

1.Madhubani Paintings
2.Cheriyal Paintings
3.Phad Paintings
4.Kangra Paintings
Which of the above are GI protected?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 2, 3 & 4 Only
[C] 1, 3 & 4 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

Correct Answer: A [ 1 & 2 Only]

Q15.Consider the following statements about Ramman festival:

1.It is a religious festival and ritual theatre of the Garhwal region of Himalayas
2.Episodes from Lord Rama’s life are sung and narrated on this festival
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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