GK/Indian culture - II Sample Test,Sample questions

Question: A devotional saint and a cobbler by profession was

1.Raidas

2.Tulsidas

3.Malukdas

4.None


Question: After a defeat in prolonged debate on Vedic philosophies, who among the following is known to have become disciple of Adi Sankara and later became first head of Sringeri Mutt?

1.Hastamalaka

2.Totakacharya

3.Padmapada

4.Madana


Question: Aga Khan Palace is located in

1.Bhopal

2.Indore

3.Gwalior

4.Pune


Question: Akal Takht is located in

1.Bhopal

2.Jaipur

3.Amritsar

4.None


Question: Amrita Shergill is a Indian Painter was elected as Associate of the Grand Salon in Paris in

1.1933

2.1935

3.1937

4.1938


Question: Ancient Damascus is a

1.Fort

2.River

3.Mountain

4.City


Question: Apart from India, in which of the following two countries, Tamil is an official language?

1.Mauritius and Malaysia

2.Malaysia and Indonesia

3.Sri Lanka and Mauritius

4.Sri Lanka and Singapore


Question: Bhagvatgita Belongs to

1.Drone Parva

2.Bhishma parva

3.Vana parva

4.None


Question: Bharat Bhawan is located in

1.Bhopal

2.Gwalior

3.Pune

4.Indore


Question: Bidesia is a

1.Folk dance

2.Drama

3.Music

4.More than one option is correct


Question: Bidesia is a folk dance/drama of

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Assam

3.Bihar

4.All


Question: Bishnupur is located in?

1.Assam

2.Maharashtra

3.West Bengal

4.Jammu and kashmir


Question: Buddhism stupa are called Chorten in

1.North east India

2.Tibet

3.South east India

4.Both A and B


Question: Chidambaram temple is located in

1.Tamil nadu

2.Assam

3.Arunachal Pradesh

4.Andhra Pradesh


Question: Chorten is related to which among the following religion?

1.Jewism

2.Buddhism

3.Jainism

4.Judaism


Question: Dappu Dance is a famous dance form of which among the following states?

1.West Bengal

2.Assam

3.Gujarath

4.Andhra Pradesh


Question: Devnimori is a main Buddhist site of Gujarat which was excavated by noted archaeologist S.N. Chaudhary in

1.1959

2.1960

3.1961

4.1962


Question: Devnimori stupa related to Buddhism is located in

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Assam

3.Maharashtra

4.Gujrat


Question: Dhundiraj Govind was the first name of which of the following legends of Indian Cinema?

1.Dev Anand

2.Guru Datt

3.Dada Saheb Phalke

4.Prithviraj Kapoor


Question: Dr M Balmuralikrishna is a renowned artist of?

1.Hindustani Vocal

2.Dhrupad Style

3.Carnatic Vocal

4.Carnatic Instrumental


Question: Earliest examples of Rock Cut architecture in Ancient India was

1.Elephanta caves

2.Kanheri Caves

3.Barbara Caves

4.Ajanta Caves


Question: Enigmatic Trimurty Sadasiva is located at which of the following

1.Jogeshwari

2.Ajanta

3.Elephanta

4.Ellora


Question: Hemis gompa is believed to have been established in ---- by Lama Tagstang Raspa

1.1630

2.1635

3.1640

4.1645


Question: Husari and Bihunas are two main forms of dancing of which among the following states?

1.Bihar

2.Assam

3.Orissa

4.West Bengal


Question: Hymns composed by which among the following rulers have been incorporated in Guru Grantha sahib of Sikhs?

1.Swami Haridas

2.Jaydev

3.Namdev

4.Dhyaneshwar


Question: In Pali texts, who among the following is referred to as Nigantha Nataputta?

1.Gautam Buddha

2.Parshvanatha

3.Mahavira

4.Rishabha


Question: In which among the following state in India are found the earliest known temples of Gupta Period in Good shape?

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Arunachal Pradesh

3.Bihar

4.Assam


Question: In Which of the following state? 838 Jain temples draped on a mountain

1.Andhra Pardesh

2.Assam

3.Arunachal Pradesh

4.Gujarat


Question: In which of the following region Hemis Gompa is located ?

1.Sikkim

2.Ladakh

3.Bhopal

4.Jaipur


Question: In which of the following state Dree Festival is observed?

1.Andhra Pradesh

2.Arunachal Pradesh

3.Assam

4.Mizoram


Question: In which of the following year India ratified UNESCO Convention, 1972

1.1977

2.1978

3.1979

4.1989


Question: Indian first indigenously made color film is

1.Devdas

2.Kisan Kanya

3.Mughal e Azam

4.None


Question: Jagdish Khebudkar was a renowned poet and lyricist of which among the following languages?

1.Marathi

2.Konkani

3.Kanada

4.Gujarathi


Question: Kalady in Ernakulam district is a birth place of which of the following?

1.Adi Shankara

2.Sathya Sai Baba

3.Vallabha Acharya

4.Ramakrishna


Question: Kandyan dance is belong to which country?

1.India

2.Nepal

3.China

4.Sri Lanka


Question: Kargam is a folk dance of which state?

1.Kerala

2.Tamil Nadu

3.Karnataka

4.Andhra Pradesh


Question: Keshabchandra Sen established the Ved Samaj in Madras in ?

1.1864

2.1863

3.1862

4.1861


Question: Kisan kanya written by

1.Hassan manto

2.Ardeshir Irani

3.Annu malik

4.None


Question: Krishnavattam is related to which of the following state?

1.Haryana

2.Bihar

3.Kerala

4.Assam


Question: Kumbh mela is organised in India in

1.Every 12 years at 4 locations

2.Every 12 years at 5 locations

3.Every 6 years at 4 locations

4.Every 6 years at 5 locations


Question: Kumbha (Kumbha means pot) Mela is organised in

1.Prayag

2.Haridwar

3.Ujjain

4.All


Question: Lavani is practiced in which of the following state?

1.Assam

2.Maharastra

3.Madhya Pradesh

4.None


Question: Madai festival is a tribal festival of which among the following states?

1.Assam

2.Chattisgarh

3.Bihar

4.Manipur


Question: Mattur Village, whose inhabitants are known to speak Sanskrit Language is located in which among the following states of India?

1.Andhra Pradesh

2.Karnataka

3.Kerala

4.Tamil Nadu


Question: Pancha mahal is located in

1.Jaipur

2.Delhi

3.Mumbai

4.[Fatehpur Sikri


Question: Pandavani is a

1.Fort

2.A place

3.Dance

4.None


Question: Pandavani is a traditional dance located in

1.Arunachal Pradesh

2.Chhattisgarh

3.Manipur

4.Mirzapur


Question: Pandit Jasraj belongs to which among the following Gharanas?

1.Kirana

2.Jaipur

3.Banaras

4.Mewati


Question: Puttaraj Samman is given for outstanding work in the field of which among the following?

1.Painting

2.Music

3.Literature

4.Dance


Question: Rasila is related to which of the following state?

1.Madhya Pradesh

2.Gujarat

3.Assam

4.Bihar


Question: Sabarimala in kerala is a famous place devoted to

1.Ayyappan

2.Aiyanar

3.Muthappan

4.Kotilingeshwara


Question: Sabarimala is located in which of the following states?

1.Kerala

2.Andhra Pradesh

3.Tamil Nadu

4.Odisha


Question: Sandalwood term is used for

1.Telugu Cinema

2.Kannada Cinema

3.Tamil Cinema

4.South Indian Cinema


Question: Shesher Kabita is the reknowned work of which among the following legends?

1.Rabindranath Tagore

2.Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay

3.Narendranath Mitra

4.Dinabandhu Mitra


Question: Shiva is worshipped as Natraja in the temple of

1.Assam

2.Madhya Pradesh

3.Tamil nadu

4.All


Question: Sidi Bashir Mosque is located in which of the following?

1.Bhopal

2.Ahmedabad

3.Jaipur

4.Jabalpur


Question: Singhey Khababs Festival is celebrated in which among the following states of India?

1.Himachal Pradesh

2.Jammu & Kashmir

3.Uttarakhand

4.Punjab


Question: Terracotta Army belongs to which country?

1.Russia

2.China

3.Brazil

4.India


Question: The Angkor Vat temple at Cambodia is devoted to which among the following deity?

1.Rama

2.Brahma

3.Vishnu

4.Shiva


Question: The annual Royal Kathina Ceremony is associated with which of the following religions

1.Buddhim

2.Jainism

3.Parsi

4.Sikhism


Question: The famous Muslim pilgrimage town Galiakot is located in which among the following states of India?

1.Uttar Pradesh

2.Haryana

3.Rajasthan

4.Gujarat


Question: The famous painting Bani Thani is from which among the following styles of Painting?

1.Kishangarh Painting

2.Phad Painting

3.Rajput painting

4.None of them


Question: The famous World Heritage Site Basilica of Bom Jesus is located in which among the following places in India?

1.Pondichery

2.Mahe

3.Daman

4.Goa


Question: The Pagodas at Mahabalipuram had been constructed by

1.Chalukyas of Kalyani

2.Cholas

3.Pallavas

4.None


Question: The place which is not not associated with Jain Temples?

1.Palitana

2.Sravanbelgola

3.Ratnagiri

4.More than one option is correct


Question: The sidi Bashir Mosque mosque is also called

1.Jhulta Minar

2.Shaking Minarets

3.Both A and B

4.None


Question: The terms Udara, Mudara and Tara are related to which among the following as per the ancient Indian texts?

1.Medicines

2.Gods

3.Music

4.Millitary science


Question: The varaha Temple located at

1.mamallapuram

2.Jaipur

3.Nagaland

4.Manipur


Question: The Varkari sect in Maharashtra was founded by

1.Namdev

2.Tukaram

3.Visoba Khechar

4.Dhyaneshwar


Question: Vedantham satyanarayan is known to be a greatest guru of

1.Music

2.Literature

3.Peace

4.Dance


Question: Veethi is related to which of the following state?

1.Andhra Pradesh

2.Assam

3.Mizoram

4.Madhya Pradesh


Question: Where is located the headquarters of the North East Zone Cultural Centre ?

1.Guwahati

2.Itanagar

3.Aizawl

4.Dimapur


Question: Which among the following ancient authors has complained of the drain of gold to India (due to trade hegemony of ancient India)?

1.Nero

2.Ptolemy

3.pliny

4.Strabo


Question: Which among the following current states of India was known as Pragjyotisha in ancient time?

1.Karnataka

2.Assam

3.Bihar

4.Gujarath


Question: Which among the following Indian classical dance form was developed by Siddhendra Yogi from Bhamakalapam dance drama

1.Kuchipudi

2.Odissi

3.Yakshagana

4.Kathkali


Question: Which among the following is known as the earliest example of Panchayatana style of temple

1.Temple at Pathari

2.Dashavatara temple at Deogarh

3.Shatrughneshwara temple at Bhubaneshwar

4.None


Question: Which among the following is not correctly matched

1.Gwalior Gharana - Nanthan Khan

2.Agra Gharana - Haji Sujan Khan

3.Jaipur Gharana - Alladia Khan

4.All are correct


Question: Which among the following is the hallmark feature of the Dravida style of temple architecture?

1.Gopura

2.Shikara

3.Vimana

4.Mandapa


Question: Which among the following is the most famous Bronze Image of Chola Period?

1.Nataraja

2.Murugan

3.Vishunu

4.Venkateshwar


Question: Which among the following is the oldest Indian Language?

1.Sanskrit

2.Telugu

3.Hindi

4.Tamil


Question: Which among the following is works of Kalidasa? Ritusamhara 2. Meghaduta 3. Dasakumarcharita 4. Kumarashambhava Select the correct option from the codes given below

1.Only 1 & 2

2.Only 1, 2 & 4

3.Only 1, 2 & 3

4.Only 4 & 3


Question: Which among the following kings constructed the Osian temples of Rajasthan?

1.Solankis

2.Pratihara

3.Chuahanas

4.Guhilots


Question: Which among the following religions Tower of Silence is related to in India?

1.Christians

2.Zoroastrians

3.Muslims

4.Jews


Question: Which among the following sects was founded by Saint Tukaram?

1.Pranami Sampraday

2.Varkari Sect

3.Rudra Sampradaya

4.Sri Sampradaya


Question: Which among the following was the work of Sultan Feroz Shah Tughlaq?

1.Fautuhat-i-Ferozshahi

2.Fatawa-i-Jahandari

3.Tughlaqnama

4.None


Question: Which among the following was the work of Sultan Feroz Shah Tughlaq?

1.Fautuhat-i-Ferozshahi

2.Fatawa-i-Jahandari

3.Tughlaqnama

4.None


Question: Which is the largest Indian museum?

1.Nizams Museum

2.Salar Jung Museum

3.AP state Archaeology Museum

4.Indian Museum Kolkata


Question: Which is the main feature of Dravida Style of Temple architecture?

1.Garbha Griha

2.Vimana & Shikhara

3.Gopuram

4.Manastambha


Question: Which of the following city is known as Ramdaspur?

1.Jalandhar

2.Ludhiana

3.Amritsar

4.Patiala


Question: Which of the following country is compiling World first Traditional Knowledge Digital Library?

1.Japan

2.Brazil

3.USA

4.India


Question: Which of the following is not correctly matched?

1.Aga Khan Palace-Pune

2.Akal Takht-Amritsar

3.Bharat Bhawan-Bhopal

4.All are correct


Question: Which of the following prizes is given by KK Birla Foundation for commendable work in Hindi?

1.Rajahasha Samman

2.Acharya Tulsi Samman

3.Vyas Samman

4.None


Question: Who among the following Arab scholars studied Sanskrit and astronomy for a decade at Varanasi

1.Alberuni

2.Albidari

3.Amir Khusrau

4.None


Question: Who among the following had written Bangladeshs national anthem Amar Sonar Bangla ?

1.Nazrul Islam

2.Rabindranath Tagore

3.Anisur Rahman

4.Santidev Ghosh


Question: Who among the following had written the Novel Pather Panchali which was base of the film of same name by Satyajeet Ray?

1.Bankimchandra Chatterjee

2.Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay

3.Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay

4.Shambhunath Pandit


Question: Who among the following has written the famous Bangla book Agni Vina?

1.Rabindra Nath Tagore

2.Kazi Nazrul Islam

3.Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

4.Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay


Question: Who among the following invented Zero?

1.Aryabhatta

2.Varahamihira

3.Bhaskara I

4.An unknown Indian


Question: Who among the following is considered to be the originator of the khayal and tarana styles of Hindustani Classical Music?

1.Niyamat Khan

2.Mohammad Shah Rangile

3.Amir Khusro

4.Tansen


Question: Who among the following is the author of Kitab-ur-Rehla

1.Amir Timur

2.Maulana Sharafuddin Ali Yazid

3.Khwaja Abdullah Malik Isami

4.None


Question: Writer of Bharat Durdasha is which of the following?

1.Swami Sahajanand Saraswati

2.Munshi Prem Chand

3.Bharatendu Harishchandra

4.none


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