Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

91. Whose verses are found in the Sikh holy scripture, Adi Granth?

[A] Ramananda
[B] Guru Nanak
[C] Tulsidas
[D] Kabir

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92. Which of the following saints founded the Sabiri branch of Chisti order?

[A] Makhdurn Alauddin Ali
[B] Abdul Quddus Gangohi
[C] Muhibbullah Allahabadi
[D] Salim Chishti

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93. Jahangir was born as a special blessing received by Akbar from which of the following saint?

[A] Abdul Quddus Gangohi
[B] Makhdurn Alauddin Ali
[C] Salim Chishti
[D] Muhibbullah Allahabadi

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94. The early Qadiris formed their hospices in the Deccan, under the patronage of the which of the following Bahmani sultan?

[A] Firoz Shah Bahmani
[B] Ahmed Shah Wali Bahmani
[C] Ala-ud-Din Ahmed Shah Bahmani
[D] Nizam Shah Bahmani

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95. Which of the following monuments reflects the Indo-Saracenic architecture?
1) Municipal Corporation Building, Mumbai
2) Madras High court Building
3) Victoria Memorial, Kolkata
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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96. Which of the following was the first region in India to saw the emergence of synthetic style?

[A] Madras Presidency
[B] Kolkata Presidency
[C] Bombay Presidency
[D] Rajputana

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97. The British setup schools in which of the following major cities to train the Indian artists in Western Techniques?
1) Bombay
2) Agra
3) Madras
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] Only 2

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98. Which of the following statements are correct about the company school of architecture?
1) Company style is a hybrid Indo-European style of paintings.
2) A combination of traditional elements from Rajput and Mughal painting blended with Western treatment.
3) Paintings reflecting the Indian miniature tradition were usually small while those portraying the natural history paintings of plants and birds were significantly large.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 3
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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99. Which of the following subjects were included in the Company school of art?
1) Landscapes and views of nature
2) Monuments
3) Indian People, dancers, fairs and festivals, and costumes.
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

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100. At which of the following centres of the Company art, the artists used Ivory as base for paintings?

[A] Calcutta
[B] Madras
[C] Benaras
[D] Delhi

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