Indian Culture Questions and Answers

1.

Which classical dance form is famous in Uttar Pradesh?

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

Answer: Option 'C'

Kathak

2.

Which Indian Community celebrates the Khordad sal

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

Answer: Option 'B'

Parsi

3.

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

4.

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

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

Answer: Option 'B'

Lucknow

5.

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

6.

Losoong is a festival which is celebrated in –

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

Answer: Option 'B'

Sikkim

7.

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

8.

Classical dance 'Mohiniattam' belongs to which state?

   A.) Manipur
   B.) Kerala
   C.) Andhra Pradesh
   D.) Tamilnadu

Answer: Option 'B'

Kerala

9.

Which is the folk dance of Andhra Pradesh?

   A.) Lavani
   B.) Kolattam
   C.) Karakattam
   D.) Saturi

Answer: Option 'B'

Kolattam

10.

‘Panchatantra’ is originally written by _____________.

   A.) Tulsi Das
   B.) Vishnu Sharma
   C.) Kalidas
   D.) None of these

Answer: Option 'B'

Vishnu Sharma

11.

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

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

Answer: Option 'B'

Chalukyas

12.

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

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

Answer: Option 'D'

Only the first stanza

13.

In which district of Andhra Pradesh, the Kuchipudi village is located from which the Kuchipudi dance

   A.) Anantapur
   B.) Krishna
   C.) Nellore
   D.) Kurnool

Answer: Option 'B'

Krishna

14.

In ...................state is the Hornbill Festival held every year?

   A.) Mizoram
   B.) Assam
   C.) Nagaland
   D.) Sikkim

Answer: Option 'C'

Nagaland

15.

Which classical dance of the following is named after the village it was born from?

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

Answer: Option 'A'

Kuchipudi

16.

The famous song ‘Saare Jaha se Achha’ is composed by ___________

   A.) Ravindra Nath Tagore
   B.) Mohammad Iqbal
   C.) Bankim Chandra Chattopadhya
   D.) one of the above

Answer: Option 'B'

Mohammad Iqbal

17.

The cultivation of crops in regions with an annual rainfall of 750mm is called as ____.

   A.) Wet Farming
   B.) Rain Fed Farming
   C.) Dry Land Farming
   D.) Intensive Farming

Answer: Option 'C'

Dry Land Farming

18.

'Chauth' was

   A.) Toll tax imposed by shivaji
   B.) A religious tax imposed by Aurangzeb
   C.) Land tax levied by Shivaji on neighboring states
   D.) Irrigation tax charged by akbar

Answer: Option 'C'

Land tax levied by Shivaji on neighboring states

19.

Which of the following was banned by Supreme Court of India in 2014?

   A.) Kalari Payattu
   B.) Jallikattu
   C.) Malla Yuddam
   D.) Kick Boxing

Answer: Option 'B'

Jallikattu

20.

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


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