Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

1. Lal Ded (Lalla Yogeshwari) was a practitioner of which of the following traditions?

[A] Tibetan Buddhism
[B] Kashmir Shaivism
[C] Sri Sampradaya
[D] Smartism

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2. The Nuakhai festival is predominantly observed in which state?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Odisha
[C] Karnataka
[D] Sikkim

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3. Shaphee Lanphee, a traditional textile fabric, is a GI product from which of the following states?

[A] Assam
[B] Manipur
[C] Jammu & Kashmir
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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4. Raut Nacha is folk dance performed mainly by the tribal communities of which state?

[A] Rajasthan
[B] Jammu & Kashmir
[C] Assam
[D] Chhattisgarh

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5. Bobbili veena, also known as Saraswathi Veena or the Ekanda Veena, is a large plucked string instrument used in Carnatic classical music. It is made from which of the following trees?

[A] Sandalwood
[B] Jackwood
[C] Bamboo
[D] Rosewood

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6. Ghumura is an ancient folk dance that originated in which of the following states?

[A] Odisha
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Karnataka

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7. Which of the following is not a classical dance of India?

[A] Kathak
[B] Sattriya
[C] Manipuri
[D] Bhangra

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8. Which of the following is not present in the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of India?

[A] Kalbelia
[B] Yoga
[C] Maach
[D] Ramlila

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9. In which of the following paintings, a paste made of Zinc Oxide and Arabic Gum called “gesso paste” is used?

[A] Tanjore painting
[B] Madhubani painting
[C] Pattachitra
[D] Mysore painting

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10. This temple is 150 year old temple situated in Kavi Kamboi in Gujarat. It is flanked by the Arabian Sea on one side and the Bay of Cambay on the other. The Shivalinga present here can be seen only during low-tide hours. In the above given description, which temple is being talked about?

[A] Somnath temple
[B] Stambheshwar Mahadev temple
[C] Dwarkadhish temple
[D] Nageshwar Temple

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