Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

1. Which of the Brahamana says’wife is half her husband’?

[A] Satapatha Brahamana
[B] Aitareya Brahamana
[C] Gopatha Brahamana
[D] Taittiriya Brahmana

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2. Which of the following Upanishads gives clear reference of four Ashrams of individual’s life?

[A] Jabala Upanishad
[B] Katha Upanishad
[C] Virhadranyaka Upanishad
[D] None of the above

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3. Chakan Gaan-Ngai, a post-harvest festival is celebrated in __:

[A] Manipur
[B] Sikkim
[C] Meghalaya
[D] Arunachal Pradesh

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4. Who among the following got the Mahabharata translated into Persian and named it as ‘Razmnameh’ ?

[A] Akbar
[B] Jahangir
[C] Aurangzeb
[D] None of the above

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5. In context with the Mahayana Buddhism faith, the future Buddha is ___?

[A] Krakuchanda
[B] Amitabha
[C] Maitreya
[D] Kanak Muni

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

[A] Ptolemy
[B] Nero
[C] Strabo
[D] Pliny

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7. The Varkari sect in Maharashtra was founded by __?

[A] Tukaram
[B] Namdev
[C] Visoba Khechar
[D] Dhyaneshwar

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8. Who among the following preached the doctrine of “One religion, one caste and one God for mankind“?

[A] Jyotiba Phule
[B] Vivekananda
[C] Sri Narayan Guru
[D] Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

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9. Which among the following temples of India is known as Black Pagoda? 

[A] Sun Temple, Konark
[B] Brihadeeswara Temple, Tanjore
[C] Lord Jagannath Temple, Puri
[D] Meenakshi Temple, Madurai

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10. . Indian singers and dancers are traditional participants at “Sharq Taronalari” film festival which is held biennially in _________?

[A] Bukhara
[B] Samarkand
[C] Astana
[D] Bishkek

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