Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

41. With reference to Indian culture and heritage, what is Dhodro Banam?

[A] is a distinctive folk dance of Rajputs of Rajasthan
[B] is a single-string musical instrument used by Santal tribes of Odisha
[C] is the oldest form of martial art in India
[D] is the only surviving specimen of the ancient Sanskrit theatre

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42.   Which of the following are included in the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity?

  1. Yoga
  2. Chhau dance
  3. Sankirtana

  Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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43. Consider the following statements about Natya Shastra:

  1. It is known for its aesthetic Rasa theory
  2. It is an exhaustive text of Indian poetics and dramaturgy

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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44.  Consider the following pairs of Buddhist monasteries with states where they are located:

  1. Namgyal – Himachal Pradesh
  2. Shashur –  Maharashtra
  3. Ghum – West Bengal

 Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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45.   Which of the following are included in the UNESCOs list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity?

  1. Yoga
  2. Kalbelia
  3. Ramman
  4. Mudiyettu

Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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46.  Consider the following languages:

  1. Santhali
  2. Munda
  3. Hoe
  4. Malto

Which of the above belong to the Austro-Asiastic family?

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

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47. Which among the following observations about the Ajivika sect is / are correct?
1. They are noted for holding a rigid, deterministic view of human destiny
2. They stressed on unchangeable orderliness in the universe
3. Human efforts can not affect the predetermined path of the soul
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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48. In many respects, the Buddhist Philosophy is similar to the Samkhya Philosophy. Which of the following is / are correct observations in this context?

  1. Both reject sacrificial ritualism
  2. Both are humanistic
  3. Both reject any divine grace for attaining moksa or enlightenment
  4. Both reject the idea of spirit / soul

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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49. Consider the following pairs:

  1. Kandara – Natural caves
  2. Layanam – Caves which were residential before being converted into temples
  3. Mandapa – A sacred place where Buddha sat frequently for meditation

  Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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50. Which of the following saints of Bhakti Movement initially adopted Saguna / vaishnavism but later preached Nirguni beliefs of life?

[A] Raidas
[B] Gusainji
[C] Bhagat Pipa
[D] Vallabhacharya

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