Indian Culture Questions and Answers

1.

Which Indian Community celebrates the Khordad sal

   A.) Hindu
   B.) Parsi
   C.) Jain
   D.) Sikh

Answer: Option 'B'

Parsi

2.

Which among the following was sent by the Greek sovereigns as ambassadors o pataliputra?

   A.) Magasthenes
   B.) Aristotle
   C.) Plato
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'A'

Magasthenes

3.

Which classical dance form is famous in Uttar Pradesh?

   A.) Kuchipudi
   B.) Kathakali
   C.) Kathak
   D.) Mohiniattam

Answer: Option 'C'

Kathak

4.

Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?

   A.) Hyderabad
   B.) Lucknow
   C.) Mysore
   D.) Jaipur

Answer: Option 'B'

Lucknow

5.

Tansen, a great musician of his time, was in the court of –

   A.) Akbar
   B.) Shahjahan
   C.) Bahadur Shah
   D.) Jahangir

Answer: Option 'A'

Akbar

6.

The Main headquarters of Sahitya Akademi is located at

   A.) Mumbai
   B.) Chennai
   C.) New Delhi
   D.) Kolkata

Answer: Option 'C'

New Delhi

7.

Who put up the most stiff resistance against the British in India?

   A.) The Moghals
   B.) The Rajputs
   C.) The Marathas
   D.) The Sikhs

Answer: Option 'C'

The Marathas

8.

Dollu Kunitha is a folk dance from

   A.) karnataka
   B.) Kerala
   C.) Bihar 
   D.) Tamil Naidu

Answer: Option 'A'

karnataka

9.

The Court language of the Mughals was 

   A.) Hindiv
   B.) Arabic
   C.) Persian
   D.) Urdu

Answer: Option 'C'

Persian

10.

Consider the following statements about Sikh Gurus:
1. Banda Bahadur was appointed as the military leader of the Sikhs by Guru Tegh Bahadur.
2. Guru Arjan Dev become the Sikh Guru after Guru Ram Das.
3. Guru Arjan Dev gave to Sikhs their own script- Gurumukhi.
Which of the statements given is/are correct?

   A.) 1 only
   B.) 2 and 3
   C.) 1 and 3
   D.) 1 and 2

Answer: Option 'D'

1 and 2

11.

In which of the following festivals are boat races a special feature?

   A.) Pongal
   B.) Onam
   C.) Rongali Bihu
   D.) Navratri

Answer: Option 'B'

Onam

12.

Losoong is a festival which is celebrated in 

   A.) Kerala
   B.) Sikkim
   C.) Madhya Pradesh
   D.) Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: Option 'B'

Sikkim

13.

'Madhubani', a style of folk paintings, is popular in which of the following states in India?

   A.) Uttar Pradesh
   B.) Bihar
   C.) Rajasthan
   D.) Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option 'B'

Bihar

14.

The...........dish is one of the most  popular dishes of Kashmir?

   A.) Kesar Chawal
   B.) Dum Aloo
   C.) Murgh Achaari
   D.) Aloo Ka Raita

Answer: Option 'B'

Dum Aloo

15.

The paintings in the Ajanta and Ellora caves are indicative of the development of art under the -

   A.) Pandyas
   B.) Chalukyas
   C.) Rashtrakutas
   D.) Pallavas

Answer: Option 'B'

Chalukyas

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