Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

21. 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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22. The festival Baisakhi or Vaisakhi is commemorates which among the following important event of Sikh History?
[A] Establishment of Akal Takht
[B] Establishment of Khalasa Panth
[C] Establishment of Guru Granth Sahib as permanent guru of Sikhs
[D] Foundation of Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar

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23. Among the five monolithic rathas of Pallavas at Mahabalipuram, the largest is ___?
[A] Arjuna
[B] Bhima
[C] Dharmaraja
[D] Draupadi

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24. Santhara is a religious ritual related to ___?
[A] Jain
[B] Saiva
[C] Sakta
[D] Vaishnava

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25. In context with the Mahayana Buddhism faith, the future Buddha is ___?
[A] Krakuchanda
[B] Amitabha
[C] Maitreya
[D] Kanak Muni

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26. One of the incarnations of Vishnu is represented in art as raising the Earth from the Ocean. Identify Him from the given options:
[A] Kumara
[B] Varaha
[C] Matsya
[D] Nrisingha

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27. Which among the following temples does not belong to the Chola Empire?
[A] Brihadishwara
[B] Koranganatha
[C] Kailashanatha
[D] Airavateshwar

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28. Sayana, an important commentator on Vedas was associated with which among the following empires?
[A] Chola Empire
[B] Vijayanagar Empire
[C] Hoyasala Empire
[D] Bahmani Empire

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29. Which among the following Hindu Painters was sent by Jahangir to portrait Shah Abbas-I of Persia ?
[A] Basawan
[B] Bishan Das
[C] Dasarath
[D] Manohar

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

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