Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

71. Which of the following periods saw the emergence of Tantrism?

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

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72. 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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73. In which of the following architectural style, temples in northern India were made in the Gupta period?

[A] Dravida
[B] Nagara
[C] Vesara
[D] Mandapa

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74. Which of the following temples is considered to be the earliest temple of Bhubaneswar?

[A] Mukteshwara temple
[B] Parasuramesvara temple
[C] Lingraj Temple
[D] Brahmeshwar Temple

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75. Which of the following was the author of Rajamartanda?

[A] Bhoja
[B] Jayanta
[C] Nathamuni
[D] Yamunacharya

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76. Which of the following built the Balakrishna temple?

[A] Deva Raya I
[B] Deva Raya II
[C] Krishna Deva Raya
[D] Achutya Deva Raya

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77. Which of the following are the features of paintings of Vijaynagara?
1. Use of bold lines and artistic colour schemes.
2. They have been executed with mastery, skill and great imagination.
3. Themes of Vijayanagar paintings are considered uninteresting.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

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

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78. The sufi philosophy is primarily based on the concept of which of the following?

[A] Unity with beloved
[B] Unity with god
[C] Unity with universe
[D] None of the above

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79. The Chisti Order was established in India by which of the following saint?

[A] Nizamuddin Auliya
[B] Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti
[C] Ibrahim Qanduzi
[D] None of the above

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80. Which of the following was the spiritual successor of Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki?

[A] Fariduddin Masud
[B] Shaikh Ahmed
[C] Shaikh Nizamuddin
[D] Shaikh Farid

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