Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

61. What is the Upveda of the Yajur Veda?

[A] Ayurveda
[B] Dhanuraveda
[C] Gandhraveda
[D] Shilpaveda

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62. Which of the following is an example of rock-cut architecture of the Mauryan period?

[A] Dhauli caves
[B] Sanchi Stupa
[C] Bhimbhetka caves
[D] Elephanta caves

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63. During which of the following period, social and economic status of the Shudras improved?

[A] Maurya empire
[B] Gupta Empire
[C] Magadha Empire
[D] Kushana Empire

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64. Which of the following text mentions that the water touched by an untouchable is seen as unfit for consumption by higher caste?

[A] Acharakkovai
[B] Buddhacharita
[C] Mahabhashya
[D] Mrichakatika

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65. Which of the following mentions fifteen types of slaves?

[A] Mrichakatika
[B] Narada Smriti
[C] Acharakkovai
[D] Buddhacharita

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66. Which of the following period saw the emergence of worship of composite deities such as Hari-Hara?

[A] Magadha period
[B] Gupta period
[C] Kushana period
[D] Mauryan Period

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67. Which of the following Dharmashastra is a book on statecraft?

[A] Katyayana
[B] Yajnavalkya
[C] Nitisara
[D] Narada

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68. Works of which of the following poets were also translated in many European languages?

[A] Kalidasa
[B] Surdasa
[C] Shudraka
[D] Bharavi

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69. Which of the following period marks the beginning of Indian temple architecture?

[A] Kushana period
[B] Gupta period
[C] Mauryan period
[D] Vedic period

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70. Which of the following temples built during the Gupta period has a square tower of Shikhara?
1) Dasavatar Temple at Deogarh
2) Bhitargaon temple
3) Mahadev Temple at Nachna Kuthar  
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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