Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

141. Today’s Gurmukhi, Dogri and Sindhi scripts have developed from which among the following scripts?

[A] Brahmi Script
[B] Śāradā script
[C] Tankari Script
[D] Kushana Script

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142. ‘Me-Dam-Me-Phi’ festival is a festival of which the communities in North Eastern India?

[A] Tai-Ahom
[B] Deori Tribe
[C] Garo
[D] Khasi

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143. In which of the following city Elephant festival is celebrated annually?

[A] Jaipur
[B] Jodhpur
[C] Kota
[D] Ajmer

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144. Gundecha brothers are well known exponents of which among the following styles of Hindustani Classical Music ?

[A] Khayal
[B] Tharana
[C] Dhrupad
[D] Thumri

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145. Which of the following statements about the Gandhara School of Art is NOT correct?

[A] It displays Greek artistic influence and the concept of the “man-god” was essentially inspired by Greek mythological culture.
[B] Gandhara School of art enjoyed the liberal patronage of Indo-Greek rulers.
[C] Artistically, the Gandharan school of sculpture is said to have contributed wavy hair, drapery covering both shoulders, shoes and sandals etc.
[D] The Gandhara art primarily depicted the Buddhist themes.

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146. The famous ‘Hornbill festival’ is celebrated in which of the following States of India?

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

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147. The Sangai Festival is celebrated in __:

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

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148. The Kutchi New Year is celebrated as which of the following?

[A] Uttrayan
[B] Bestu Varas
[C] Bishuva Sankranti
[D] Aashadhi Beej

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149. The Phad painting is a religious scroll painting practiced in which state of India?

[A] Rajasthan
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Odisha
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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150. Kundhei puppetry art belongs to which of the following states?

[A] West Bengal
[B] Odisha
[C] Karnataka
[D] Kerala

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