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Indian culture Test - 4

Que.1

Which of the following statements are correct about Gaudiya Nritya?
1. It is a Bengali classical dance tradition.
2. The antiquity of Gaudiya Nritya is based on literature, sculpture and paintings.
3. It is recognised as an Indian classical dance by the Sangeet Natak Akademi.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.2

Consider the following statements related to the features of coins during the Ancient India:
1. Indo-Greeks coins were made up of silver, inscripted with the Greek gods and goddesses rather than portraits of the issuer.
2.Kushan Coins portrayed the inscriptions of Siva, Buddha and Kartikeya.
3.Satvahanas coins were made up of copper and carried the motifs of fauna.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

1 and 3

B.

Only 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.3

Which of the following are the Ancient India's contributions in the field of astronomy?
1.The calculation of occurrences of eclipses.
2.Determination of Earth's cir-cumference.
3.Determination of number of planets under our solar system.
4.Keeping track of the constellations.
Codes:

A.

1, 2 and 3

B.

Only 1

C.

1 and 2

D.

All

Que.4

Consider the following statements about  Nalanda University:
1.It is an international institution of academic excellence.
2.Thailand has committed to the establishment of the Nalanda University Library.
3.Members of East Asia Summit (EAS)are signatories to the MoU with India on the establishment of Nalanda University.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 3

C.

1 and 2

D.

All

Que.5

Identify the correct period from the following options:
1.The kings patronized the classical Sanskrit literature.
2.They helped liberally the scholars and poets of Sanskrit.
3.Many great poets, dramatists and scholars appeared during this period.
4.The  works in Sanskrit reached great heights.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Codes:

A.

Post-medieval period

B.

Vijayanagara period

C.

Vedic period

D.

Gupta Period

Que.6

Which of the following pairs of the symbols and motifs on South Indian coin with their dynasties are correctly matched?
1.Pallava: Bull
2.Chera: Bow and Arrow
3.Chola: Eight-petalled lotus
4.Yadavas: Tiger
Codes:

 

A.

1, 2 and 3

B.

3 and 4

C.

1 and 2

D.

2, 3 and 4

Que.7

Consider the following statements about the role of Christian Missionaries:
1.They published dictionaries and grammar in several local languages.
2.They had established printing presses for printing literature in English for the benefit of the new, or would-be converts.
3.The missionaries also taught in English language replacing vernacular for spreading Christainity.
Which of the above stated roles is/are correct:

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 2

C.

1, 2 and 3

D.

2 and 3

Que.8

Which of the following statements is/are correct about architecture of "Harappan Civilization"?
1.Residential buildings were located in the lower town.
2.A distinct feature of houses were presence of double storey marked with absence of "Courtyard".
3.Privacy was of the highest concern , while building house.
4.Every house has it's own bathroom and drainage link.
Codes:

A.

1, 2 and 3

B.

1, 3 and 4

C.

1 and 4

D.

All

Que.9

Which of the following statements is/are correct related to Indian literature?
1.Hindi was evolved during the Apabhramsa stage.
2.Prithviraj Raso is supposed to be the first book in the Sanskrit language.
3.Surdas wrote Sur Sagar in Sanskrit.
4.Bharatendu Harishchandra was one of the earliest to produce poems in Hindi.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 4

C.

2, 3 and 4

D.

1, 2 and 3

Que.10

Which of the following contributions of different dynasties to the architectural development in India is/are correct?
1.Sunga Dynasty: Enlarged the Sanchi Stupa built during the reign of Ashoka.
2.Satvahanas Dynasty: Patronized the Amravati School of Sculpture.
3.Kushanas Dynasty: Monumental images of Yaksha, Yakhinis and animals formed the part of sculpture.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 2

C.

Only 3

D.

All

Que.11

Consider the following statements:
i.Vivekananda's neo-Advaita reconciles Dvaita or dualism and Advaita or non-dualism.
ii.The Ramkrishna Mission does not consider itself to be a sect of Hinduism.
iii.He was for using technology and modern science in the service of mankind.
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

Only 1 & 2

B.

Only 2 & 3

C.

Only 1 & 3

D.

All of the above

Que.12

What is theravali in Jainism?

 

A.

It contains rules for the ascetics namely the rules for the rainy reason.

B.

The second section of the Jain Kalpasutra containing a list of schools (gana) and their heads etc.

C.

The code of conduct prescribed for the monks.

D.

None of the above.

Que.13

Which of the following statements about Third Buddhist Council is/are true?
i.It was presided over by the elder Moggaliputta Tissa.
ii.The Abhidhamma Pitaka was established in this Council.
iii.One of the most significant achievements was the sending forth of monks to teach Dhamma in nine different countries.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A.

Only 1 & 2

B.

Only 1 & 3

C.

Only 2 & 3

D.

All of the above

Que.14

Correctly match the following
Column A   Column B
1.Siksha    A. Rituals
2.Nirukta    B. Astrology 
3.Kalpa      C. Pronunciation
4.Jyotisha  D. Etymology
Codes:

 

A.

1 - A, 2 - C, 3 - D, 4 - B

B.

1 - C, 2 - D, 3 - A, 4 - B

C.

1 - A, 2 - B, 3 - C, 4 - D

D.

1 - C, 2 - B, 3 - A, 4 - D

Que.15

Correctly match the following
Books                         Authors
1.Devichandraguptam   A.Varahamihira
2.Kavyamimamsa        B. Rajasekhara
3.Kadambari                C. Vishakhadatta
4.Mrichchakatika          D. Sudraka
5.Brihat Samhita           E. Ban
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

A.

1 - C, 2 - B, 3 - E, 4 – D, 5 - A

B.

1 - A, 2 - D, 3 - C, 4 – E, 5 - B

C.

1 - B, 2 - A, 3 - D, 4 – C, 5 – E

D.

1 - D, 2 - C, 3 - A, 4 – B, 5 – E

Que.16

The well-known seated figure of fasting Siddhartha of Gandhara School is depicted with hands in

 

A.

Bhumisparsa mudra

B.

Dharmachakra mudra

C.

Dhyana mudra

D.

Abhaya mudra

Que.17

Consider the following features about Vijaynagar temple architecture?
1.Temple pillars often have engravings of charging horses.
2.The Mandapas are built on square or polygonal plinths and have ornate stepped entrances on one side.
Which of the above statements are incorrect?

 

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both 1 & 2

D.

Neither 1 nor 2

Que.18

Consider the following statements regarding Bhakti movement:
1.It originated in the Seventh Century Maharashtra & then spread to the rest of India.
2.The movement started with the Shaiva Nayanars and the Vaishnava Alvars.
3.The Bhakti saints mostly belonged to upper section of society.
Which of the above statements are incorrect?

A.

Only 1 & 2

B.

Only 2 & 3

C.

Only 1 & 3

D.

All of the above

Que.19

Which of the following statements with respect to the different religions are correct?
1.Confucianism teaches that individual should fulfill one's role in society with propriety, honor, and loyalty.
2.Zoroastrians are fire-worshippers as fire represents God's light.
3.Shinto teaches important ethical principles but has no commandments.
Codes:

 

A.

1 and 3

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 2

D.

None

Que.20

According to the recent report by the Archaeological Survey of India, which of the following statement related to Indus Valley civilisation is/are correct?
1.Rakhigarhi in Haryana has been declared as the biggest excavation site of Harappancivilisation.
2.Mohenjo-daro has been declared as the oldest excavation site of Harappancivilisation.
3.Bhirrana in  Haryana has been declared as the oldest excavation site of Harappancivilisation.
Codes:

 

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 3

C.

1 and 2 

D.

All

Que.21

Which of the following prominent personalities are associated with Indian Classical Dance?
1.Sonal Man Singh
2.BirjuMaharaj
3.AnjolieElaMenon
Codes:

 

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

Only 2

D.

All

Que.22

Which of the following is correctly matched?
1.SangeetNatakAkademi is an Autonomous body of Ministry of Culture.
2.Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) is a statutory organisation, constituted under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.
3.National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) is a statutory body of  Ministry of Statistics.
Codes:

 

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

Only 2

Que.23

Consider the following statements related to AYUSH:
1.Ayurveda is the oldest health practice and has been associated with Rig Veda.
2.Unani system of medicine has originated in Greece but was brought to India by Arabs and Persians.
3.Naturopathy system of medicine was discovered by German physician Dr. Samuel Hahnemann.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

 

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

1 and 3

Que.24

Recently the Ministry of Tourism has launched National Mission on Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual Augmentation Drive (PRASAD) to beautify and improve the amenities and infrastructure at pilgrimage centres of all faiths. Which of the following pilgrimage centres from Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand has been included under the scheme?

 

A.

Mathura, Varanasi and Kedarnath.

B.

Varanasi, Ayodhya, Kedarnath and Badrinath.

C.

Sarnath, Ayodhya and Badrinath.

D.

Mathura, Ayodhya, Varanasi and Kedarnath.

Que.25

Which of the following definition of criteria used by UNESCO for declaring a language as endangered are correct?
1.Definitely endangered: Children no longer learn the language as mother tongue in the home.
2.Severely endangered: Language is spoken by grandparents and older generations; while the parent generation may understand it, they do not speak it to children or among themselves.
3.Extinct: It is no longer the first tongue that infants learn in their homes, and that the last speaker who did learn the language has passed on within the last five decades.
4.Critically Endangered: High antiquity of its early texts/ recorded history over a period of 1500-2000 years but not spoken now.
Codes:

 

A.

1, 2 and 3

B.

2, 3 and 4

C.

1, 3 and 4

D.

All

Rank List

 
Rank
Name
Marks Obtained
kowsalya
1
kowsalya
50.00
Pavan Kumar Galiveeti
2
Pavan Kumar Galiveeti
25.38
ankita
3
ankita
23.38
sandeep kumar pathak
4
sandeep kumar pathak
19.40
5
18.08
sanmoy
6
sanmoy
18.06
Pradeep
7
Pradeep
18.04
sarbajeet
8
sarbajeet
16.74
aakash veswal
9
aakash veswal
16.72
BRAHM
10
BRAHM
14.06
MOHAMMED JAFFER
11
MOHAMMED JAFFER
14.06
natarajan
12
natarajan
12.76
mahitosh maheep
13
mahitosh maheep
12.08
Naina Agarwal
14
Naina Agarwal
11.40
SHREYAS
15
SHREYAS
10.74
waqar younis
16
waqar younis
10.72
SUPRADEEP
17
SUPRADEEP
8.76
lokendra meena
18
lokendra meena
8.74
bharath
19
bharath
8.70
Shikha Dwivedi
20
Shikha Dwivedi
8.68
BHOOKYA DINESH
21
BHOOKYA DINESH
8.06
Deepanshu Sharma
22
Deepanshu Sharma
5.36
Pratik
23
Pratik
4.72
ashwini
24
ashwini
4.68
Tribeni Das
25
Tribeni Das
4.06
chaitanya sanjay kalamkar
26
chaitanya sanjay kalamkar
3.44
Gaurav anand
27
Gaurav anand
2.78
shyltwain
28
shyltwain
2.76
Pooja
29
Pooja
2.12
Tinish
30
Tinish
2.08
ankit kumar
31
ankit kumar
1.34
umapathi
32
umapathi
0.68
mohd haseen
33
mohd haseen
0.00
PKM
34
PKM
0.00
Venkatraman
35
Venkatraman
0.00
ravindra
36
ravindra
0.00
jaganjohn
37
jaganjohn
0.00
saurabhsangat
38
saurabhsangat
0.00
rajeev
39
rajeev
0.00
Rajarshi Majumder
40
Rajarshi Majumder
0.00
Abhishek K
41
Abhishek K
0.00
CHANDRA PRAKASH
42
CHANDRA PRAKASH
0.00
YASHWANT
43
YASHWANT
0.00
aashishjosephdavis
44
aashishjosephdavis
0.00
pk
45
pk
0.00
46
0.00
Tejaswi
47
Tejaswi
0.00
Harsh Kushwaha
48
Harsh Kushwaha
0.00
ARUL MOZHI
49
ARUL MOZHI
0.00
Prasada Rao
50
Prasada Rao
0.00
aarti sharma
51
aarti sharma
0.00
Narasimha Sandeep
52
Narasimha Sandeep
0.00
sheik
53
sheik
0.00
Sumit Machra
54
Sumit Machra
0.00
SUBHASHIS
55
SUBHASHIS
0.00
harisha
56
harisha
0.00
anusha
57
anusha
0.00
anjani
58
anjani
0.00
RAJESH RAVI
59
RAJESH RAVI
0.00
ram pratap kumar
60
ram pratap kumar
0.00
Amitkumargupta
61
Amitkumargupta
0.00
Surya Kumar Shukla
62
Surya Kumar Shukla
0.00
bhupendre
63
bhupendre
0.00
S PANDIYARAJAN
64
S PANDIYARAJAN
0.00
Aloke Kumar Saha
65
Aloke Kumar Saha
0.00
pro
66
pro
0.00
anjibabu
67
anjibabu
0.00
Priyadarshini
68
Priyadarshini
0.00
Abhinav
69
Abhinav
0.00
AMANULLAH TAK
70
AMANULLAH TAK
0.00
nitin
71
nitin
0.00
Aman Gupta
72
Aman Gupta
0.00
Ankush Bansal
73
Ankush Bansal
0.00
jijo
74
jijo
0.00
gowtham
75
gowtham
0.00
sapna jaim
76
sapna jaim
0.00
ISHA
77
ISHA
0.00
Lovejot
78
Lovejot
0.00
SARAH NASREEN
79
SARAH NASREEN
0.00
aakash kumar
80
aakash kumar
0.00
MUHAMMED ARFATH
81
MUHAMMED ARFATH
0.00
Sandeep
82
Sandeep
0.00
Trishee Goyal
83
Trishee Goyal
0.00
Hani jassal
84
Hani jassal
0.00
Anjali Pandey
85
Anjali Pandey
0.00
G SATHISH
86
G SATHISH
0.00
Mukesh
87
Mukesh
0.00
sathishkumar
88
sathishkumar
0.00
Shareen E Sunny
89
Shareen E Sunny
0.00
imran
90
imran
0.00
shiva
91
shiva
0.00
 V SIVA NAIK
92
V SIVA NAIK
0.00
Junaid Rahman
93
Junaid Rahman
0.00
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
94
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
0.00
vidya
95
vidya
0.00
Burad ANIL
96
Burad ANIL
0.00
arpita
97
arpita
0.00
anamika
98
anamika
0.00
Sathish
99
Sathish
0.00
Rakshit Sharma
100
Rakshit Sharma
0.00
sai swaroop
101
sai swaroop
0.00
Jivan Ghodke
102
Jivan Ghodke
-0.66
GOPINATHAN
103
GOPINATHAN
-0.66
Aju K Raju
104
Aju K Raju
-0.66
SAURABH KUMAR
105
SAURABH KUMAR
-0.66
arif
106
arif
-1.32
APURVA THAKRE
107
APURVA THAKRE
-1.90
chinmay krovvidi
108
chinmay krovvidi
-1.96
UTSAV BHARDWAJ
109
UTSAV BHARDWAJ
-1.98
devesh
110
devesh
-2.56
siddappa
111
siddappa
-3.20
Swapnil tiwari
112
Swapnil tiwari
-3.24
Jega
113
Jega
-4.56
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