Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

51. Consider the following pairs:

  1. Kanheri Caves – Maharashtra
  2. Pandav Caves – Madhya Pradesh
  3. Budher Caves – Uttarakhand

  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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52. Consider the following statements about Mudiyettu:

  1. It is a ritual theatre and dance drama of Kerala
  2. It is the enactment of the mythological tale of a battle between the goddess Kali and the demon Darika
  3. It has been recognized as Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO

Which of the above statements are correct?

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

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53.  Which of the following sites are UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India? 

  1. Nalanda Mahavihara
  2. Konark Sun Temple
  3. Mahabodhi Temple 

 Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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54.  Consider the following differences between Tandava and Lasya dance:

  1. While Lasya is associated with sweet and graceful dance of goddess Parvati, Tandava represents fearful energy of Shiva
  2. Both Manipuri and Bharatanatyam, incorporates the Tandava and Lasya movements

  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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55. Both Onam and Pongal:

  1. generally fall in same months of the Gregorian Calendar
  2. are harvest season festivals
  3. are related to Lord Vishnu's avatars

Select the correct statements from the codes given below

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 2
[D] None of them

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56. Consider the following pairs:
State Dance
1. Manipur : Pung cholam
2. Assam : Ghumura
3. Meghalaya : Shad Suk Mynsiem
4. Sikkim : Chu fat
5. Karnataka : Dholu Kunitha
Which of the above is/are correctly matched?

[A] 1,2 and 3 Only
[B] 1,3,4 and 5 Only
[C] 3,4 and 5 Only
[D] 1,2,3,4 and 5

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57. Consider the following pairs:
Festival Month

  1. Ramanavmi : Chaitra
  2. Makar Sankranti : Pausa
  3. Dussehra : Bhaado
  4. Ganesh Chaturthi : Ashwin

Which of the above is/are correctly matched?

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

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58. Consider the following dynasties:

  1. Pandyas
  2. Pallavas
  3. Cholas
  4. Cheras

Which of the above do (es) comprise to form Sangam literature?

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

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59. Which of the following is / are correct matches?

  1. Anurag Sagar – Kabir
  2. Sahitya-Lahiri – Surdas
  3. Vinaya Patrika – Raskhan

Select 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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60. Kundhei puppetry art belongs to which of the following states?

[A] West Bengal
[B] Odisha
[C] Karnataka
[D] Kerala

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