Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

21. The word Chenrezig in the Tibetan Buddhism refers to which among the following Bodhisatvas ?

[A] Avalokiteshwara
[B] Maitreya
[C] Mahasthamaprapta
[D] Akasagarbha

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22. 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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23. Consider the following:
1. Sangeet Natak Akademi
2. Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts
3. National School of Drama
4. National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA)
Which among the following represents a correct order of their establishment ?

[A] 1 2 3 4
[B] 1 3 2 4
[C] 1 4 2 3
[D] 1 4 3 2

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24. With reference to India’s culture and tradition, what is “Huyen Langlon”?

[A] It is an ancient martial art and a living tradition in some parts of South India
[B] It is an Indian martial art from Manipur
[C] It is a stick dance native to Andhra Pradesh
[D] It is a Clay relief work, a unique form of art practiced by tribal women in the Kutch area

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25. Consider the following pairs of dance forms with personalities associated with them:

  1. Rukmani Devi Arundale – Bharatanatyam
  2. Yamini Krishnamurty – Kuchipudi
  3. Guru Kunchu Kurup – Kathakali

Which of the above is/are correctly matched?

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

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26. Which one of the following painting styles of India originated in the 19th century?

[A] Pahari
[B] Kangra
[C] Rajput
[D] Kalighat

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27. Consider the following statements:
1. Panchamveda is Natyashastra
2. Natyashastra deals with various types of theatres, Abhinay and Rasa
Which among the above statements is / are correct ?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

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28. Gudiya Govarhar, Khandar, Dagar & Nauhar are four distinct gharanas of _?

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

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29. 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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30. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of:

[A] Mahatma Gandhi
[B] Subhas Chandra Bose
[C] Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
[D] Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay

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