Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

31. How the Dandia Ras is different from the Garaba Dance?

  1. While decorated sticks are used in Dandia, Garba includes hand and feet movements
  2. While Dandia originated from an ancient sports, Garba originated from an ancient ritual

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

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

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32. Which among the following is / are correct difference(s) between Mysore Paintings and Tanjore Paintings:
1. While the base material used in Mysore paintings is Cloth and wood, the base material in Thanjore paintings is paper and wood
2. Mysore paintings have no gem settings and glass embellishments
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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33. Panchavadyam is one of the major ingredients of which among the following festivals of India?

[A] Onam
[B] Pooram
[C] Pongal
[D] Thaipusam

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34. Consider the following GI protected agricultural products and their respective states: 
1. Virupakshi Hill Banana – Karnataka
2. Wackro Orange – Arunachal Pradesh 
3. Laxman Bhog Mango – Uttar Pradesh
Which among the above is / are correct matches? 

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

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35.   Consider the following statements about Ajanta caves:

  1. The earliest caves were excavated during the Satavahana dynasty
  2. Ajanta caves were the first archaeological site in India to be inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage list

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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36.   Identify the dance form with the help of given information:

  1. It started out as a ritual dance form in the latter part of Bhakti movement
  2. It is essentially dedicated to the love and devotion towards Lord Krishna
  3. The movements involved in this dance form are basically circular with number of leaps and jumps
  4. The dance form has been endowed with emotional content based on Sankaradeva’s Chinha-yatra and Ojapali

  Select the correct answer from options given below:

[A] Sattriya
[B] Mohiniyattam
[C] Chhau
[D] Yaksagana

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37. The Saga Dawa festival marks the life of Buddha. It is most commonly celebrated in which state?

[A] Jammu & Kashmir
[B] Sikkim
[C] Assam
[D] Maharashtra

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38.   Consider the following statements about Project Mausam:

  1. It is an initiative of Ministry of Culture
  2. It aims to study the international maritime routes through international scientific seminars

   Which of the above is/are correct statements?

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

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39.  Which of the following is/are example/examples of Rashtrakuta architecture?

  1. Kailash Temple at Ellora
  2. Virupaksha Temple
  3. Brihadisvara temple at Thanjavur

 Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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40. Rekha Deula, Pidha Deula and Khakhara Deula are three distinct types of temples associated to _?

[A] Pallava architecture
[B] Kalinga architecture
[C] Chola architecture
[D] Chalukyan architecture

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