Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

1. Which of the following are ritualistic teachings attached to the hymns of the Vedas?

[A] Brahmanas
[B] Upanishads
[C] Aranyakas
[D] Itihasas

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2. Who was the founder of Yoga philosophy?

[A] Jaimini
[B] Kapila
[C] Akshapada Gautam
[D] Patanjali

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3. King Ashvapati of the Upanishadic Age was the ruler of which among the following Kingdoms?

[A] Kekaya
[B] Matsya
[C] Panchala
[D] Sursena

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4. Kambala Sport is held in which state?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Gujarath
[C] Tamilnadu
[D] Kerala

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5. World’s largest religion (population wise) is ____:

[A] Hindu
[B] Muslim
[C] Christian
[D] Buddhists

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6. Hornbill Festival is celebrated in which state of India?

[A] Manipur
[B] Nagaland
[C] Meghalaya
[D] Mizoram

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7. One of the incarnations of Vishnu is represented in art as raising the Earth from the Ocean. Identify Him from the given options:

[A] Kumara
[B] Varaha
[C] Matsya
[D] Nrisingha

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8. Sayana, an important commentator on Vedas was associated with which among the following empires?

[A] Chola Empire
[B] Vijayanagar Empire
[C] Hoyasala Empire
[D] Bahmani Empire

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9. In which century, the Rajatarangini of Kalhana was composed?

[A] 10th
[B] 11th
[C] 12th
[D] 13th

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10. 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

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