Indian Culture MCQs

191. Which among the following is known as the earliest example of Panchayatana style of temple?
[A] Dashavatara temple at Deogarh
[B] Temple at Pathari
[C] Shatrughneshwara temple at Bhubaneshwar
[D] Lakshmana temple at Sirpur

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192. Which among the following is the hallmark feature of the Dravida style of temple architecture?
[A] Shikara
[B] Gopura
[C] Vimana
[D] Mandapa

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193. Which among the following is / are works of Kalidasa?

  1. Ritusamhara
  2. Meghaduta
  3. Dasakumarcharita
  4. Kumarashambhava

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2, 3 &4
[C] Only 1, 2 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

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194. Which among the following is the most famous Bronze Image of Chola Period?
[A] Murugan
[B] Nataraja
[C] Venkateshwar
[D] Vishunu

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195. 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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196. The Pagodas at Mahabalipuram had been constructed by ___?
[A] Cholas
[B] Chalukyas of Kalyani
[C] Pallavas
[D] Pandyas

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197. In Pali texts, who among the following is referred to as Nigantha Nataputta?
[A] Gautam Buddha
[B] Mahavira
[C] Parshvanatha
[D] Rishabha

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198. Which among the following is a Tamil grammatical treatise ?
[A] Pattupattu
[B] Ettutogai
[C] Silappadikaram
[D] Tolkappiam

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199. Veda which is partly in prose and partly in verses is ___ ?
[A] Rigveda
[B] Samaveda
[C] Yajurveda
[D] Atharvaveda

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200. In which century, the Rajatarangini of Kalhana was composed?
[A] 10th
[B] 11th
[C] 12th
[D] 13th

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