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Q1.Which of the following constructed a mausoleum over the grave of Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti?

[A] Khwaja Hussain Nagauri
[B] Hamiduddin Nagauri
[C] Sultan Muhammad Tughlaq
[D] Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar

Answer: (b) (i) and (iii)

Q2.The Punjab branch of the Qadiris was founded by which of the following saint?

[A] Ibrahim Makhdumji
[B] Sayyid Muhammad Halabi Uchhi
[C] Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani
[D] Mir Muhammad Miyan

Correct Answer: B [Sayyid Muhammad Halabi Uchhi]

Q3.Which of the following tried to bring about moderation between Islamic law and the concept of wahdat-ul wujud?

[A] Nizamuddin Firdausi
[B] Saba Dawud Khaki Suhrawardi
[C] Shihabuddin Suhrawardi
[D] Shaikh Hasan

Correct Answer: A [Nizamuddin Firdausi]

Q4.Specimens of Vijayanagar paintings are found at which of the following places?

  1. Tirupati
  2. Lepakshi
  3. Hampi
  4. Anegundi
    Select the correct option from the codes given below:
    [A] Only 1 & 2
    [B] Only 2 & 3
    [C] Only 2, 3 & 4
    [D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

Correct Answer: D [1, 2, 3 & 4]

Q5.Consider the following statements about the Lingayats:

1.They are members of a Hindu Shaivite community, which predominantly exists in Karnataka
2.Guru Basavanna, a 12th-century philosopher, is credited with founding Lingayatism and its secular practices
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]

Q6.The spiritual way of life was adopted by individual Sufis in the ninth and tenth centuries came to be known as?

[A] Tariqah
[B] Haqiqah
[C] Tasawwuf
[D] None of the above

Correct Answer: A [Tariqah]

Q7.Consider the following differences between mural and miniature paintings:

1.While miniature painting is mainly executed on paper or cloth, mural painting is executed on dry surface
2.While mural art form uses natural pigments and vegetable colours, miniature painting is mainly done with oil paints
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]

Q8.Khasi Mandarin Orange, which has been recently issued GI certificate, is native to which state of India?

[A] Maharashtra
[B] Jammu & Kashmir
[C] Meghalaya
[D] Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer: C [Meghalaya]

Q9.Which of the following was the author of the Sanskrit lexicon Amarakosha?

[A] Dandin
[B] Amarshima
[C] Kalidasa
[D] Bhasa

Correct Answer: B [Amarshima]

Q10.Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Jana Gana Mana’ has been adopted as India’s National Anthem. How many stanzas of the said song were adopted?

A.Only the first stanza
B.The whole song
C.Third and Fourth stanza
D.First and Second stanza

Answer:[ Option A]

Q11.The ratio of width of our National flag to its length is


Answer: [Option B]

Q12.’Natya – Shastra’ the main source of India’s classical dances was written by

A.Nara Muni
B.Bharat Muni
C.Abhinav Gupt
D.Tandu Muni

Answer: [Option B]

Q13’Dandia’ is a popular dance of

C.Tamil Nadu

Answer:[ Option B]

Q14.The words ‘Satyameva Jayate’ inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of India are taken from

B.Satpath Brahmana
C.Mundak Upanishad

Answer:[ Option A]

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