Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

61.  Consider the following pairs of sports with states where they are predominantly practised:

  1. Jallikattu – Tamil Nadu
  2. Kambala – Karnataka
  3. Mallakhamb – Madhya Pradesh

 Which of the above is/are correct?

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

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62.   Consider the following difference between Dhrupad and Khyal Music:

  1. While Dhrupad is a style of Hindustani Classical Music, Khyal is a style of Carnatic Music
  2. Both Dhrupad and Khyal style present the Janya ragas in its most pure form

 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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63.  Which of the following statements is/are correct about the famous Virupaksha Temple?

  1. The temple was built by Lakkana Dandesha under the ruler Deva Raya II of the Vijayanagara Empire
  2. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  3. The temple is an example of Vesara style of temple architecture

  Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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64. Rekha Deula, Pidha Deula and Khakhara Deula types of temples are found in:

[A] Chola architecture
[B] Kalinga architecture
[C] Chalukya architecture
[D] Champa architecture

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65. 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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66. Pushti marg:

  1. was founded by Shankaracharya
  2. gave a great base to Krishna Bhakti

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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

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67. The government has introduced the Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016. The Bill seeks to allow citizenship to illegal migrants from which of the following communities?

  1. Buddhist
  2. Jain
  3. Parsi
  4. Muslim
  5. Jews

Select the correct option from codes given below:

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

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

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

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69. The Putul Nautch puppetry art belongs to which state of India?

[A] West Bengal
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Punjab

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70. Consider the following statements 1.Chajja is dance form of J&K and HP. 2.Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip garden was previously known as Model Floriculture Center. Select the correct statement.

[A] 1 and 2
[B] 1 only
[C] 2 only
[D] None of the above

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