Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

41. Husari and Bihunas are two main forms of dancing of which among the following states?
[A] Assam
[B] Bihar
[C] Orissa
[D] West Bengal

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42. Who among the following is considered to be the originator of the khayal and tarana styles of Hindustani Classical Music?
[A] Niyamat Khan
[B] Mohammad Shah Rangile
[C] Amir Khusro
[D] Tansen

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43. Kargam is a folk dance of which state?
[A] Kerala
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Karnataka
[D] Andhra Pradesh

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44. Pandit Jasraj belongs to which among the following Gharanas?
[A] Kirana
[B] Jaipur
[C] Banaras
[D] Mewati

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45. The famous painting “Bani Thani” is from which among the following styles of Painting?
[A] Kishangarh Painting
[B] Phad Painting
[C] Rajput painting
[D] None of them

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46. Which among the following Indian classical dance form was developed by Siddhendra Yogi from Bhamakalapam dance drama ?
[A] Kuchipudi
[B] Odissi
[C] Yakshagana
[D] Kathkali

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47. The famous Muslim pilgrimage town “Galiakot” is located in which among the following states of India?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Haryana
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Gujarat

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48. After a defeat in prolonged debate on Vedic philosophies, who among the following is known to have become disciple of Adi Sankara and later became first head of Sringeri Mutt?
[A] Hastamalaka
[B] Totakacharya
[C] Padmapada
[D] Madana

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49. Which festival is celebrated in north India when Pongal is celebrated in Tamil Nadu?
[A] Holi
[B] Makar Sankranti
[C] Diwali
[D] Baishaki

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50. Bohag Bihu is a festival in North East India, mainly in the state of ____?
[A] Assam
[B] Manipur
[C] Meghalaya
[D] Tripura

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