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
S. Sowmya
3
S. Sowmya
24.72
ankita
4
ankita
23.38
Agrish Sharma
5
Agrish Sharma
20.00
sandeep kumar pathak
6
sandeep kumar pathak
19.40
Ramnaresh
7
Ramnaresh
18.08
sanmoy
8
sanmoy
18.06
kavya dubey
9
kavya dubey
18.06
Pradeep
10
Pradeep
18.04
sarbajeet
11
sarbajeet
16.74
aakash veswal
12
aakash veswal
16.72
BRAHM
13
BRAHM
14.06
MOHAMMED JAFFER
14
MOHAMMED JAFFER
14.06
natarajan
15
natarajan
12.76
mahitosh maheep
16
mahitosh maheep
12.08
Naina Agarwal
17
Naina Agarwal
11.40
SHREYAS
18
SHREYAS
10.74
waqar younis
19
waqar younis
10.72
Sukhbir
20
Sukhbir
9.42
SUPRADEEP
21
SUPRADEEP
8.76
lokendra meena
22
lokendra meena
8.74
Mayur Pethkar
23
Mayur Pethkar
8.72
bharath
24
bharath
8.70
Shikha Dwivedi
25
Shikha Dwivedi
8.68
BHOOKYA DINESH
26
BHOOKYA DINESH
8.06
Deepanshu Sharma
27
Deepanshu Sharma
5.36
Pratik
28
Pratik
4.72
ashwini
29
ashwini
4.68
Tribeni Das
30
Tribeni Das
4.06
chaitanya sanjay kalamkar
31
chaitanya sanjay kalamkar
3.44
ravi kumar
32
ravi kumar
3.40
Gaurav anand
33
Gaurav anand
2.78
shyltwain
34
shyltwain
2.76
Pooja
35
Pooja
2.12
Dibyojyoti chatterje
36
Dibyojyoti chatterje
2.12
Ramanujam Siddharth
37
Ramanujam Siddharth
2.12
Tinish
38
Tinish
2.08
Tarunkumar
39
Tarunkumar
2.00
ankit kumar
40
ankit kumar
1.34
umapathi
41
umapathi
0.68
mohd haseen
42
mohd haseen
0.00
PKM
43
PKM
0.00
Venkatraman
44
Venkatraman
0.00
ravindra
45
ravindra
0.00
jaganjohn
46
jaganjohn
0.00
saurabhsangat
47
saurabhsangat
0.00
rajeev
48
rajeev
0.00
Rajarshi Majumder
49
Rajarshi Majumder
0.00
Abhishek K
50
Abhishek K
0.00
CHANDRA PRAKASH
51
CHANDRA PRAKASH
0.00
YASHWANT
52
YASHWANT
0.00
aashishjosephdavis
53
aashishjosephdavis
0.00
pk
54
pk
0.00
55
0.00
Tejaswi
56
Tejaswi
0.00
Harsh Kushwaha
57
Harsh Kushwaha
0.00
ARUL MOZHI
58
ARUL MOZHI
0.00
Prasada Rao
59
Prasada Rao
0.00
aarti sharma
60
aarti sharma
0.00
Narasimha Sandeep
61
Narasimha Sandeep
0.00
sheik
62
sheik
0.00
Sumit Machra
63
Sumit Machra
0.00
SUBHASHIS
64
SUBHASHIS
0.00
harisha
65
harisha
0.00
anusha
66
anusha
0.00
anjani
67
anjani
0.00
RAJESH RAVI
68
RAJESH RAVI
0.00
ram pratap kumar
69
ram pratap kumar
0.00
Amitkumargupta
70
Amitkumargupta
0.00
Surya Kumar Shukla
71
Surya Kumar Shukla
0.00
bhupendre
72
bhupendre
0.00
S PANDIYARAJAN
73
S PANDIYARAJAN
0.00
Aloke Kumar Saha
74
Aloke Kumar Saha
0.00
pro
75
pro
0.00
anjibabu
76
anjibabu
0.00
Priyadarshini
77
Priyadarshini
0.00
Abhinav
78
Abhinav
0.00
AMANULLAH TAK
79
AMANULLAH TAK
0.00
nitin
80
nitin
0.00
81
0.00
Ankush Bansal
82
Ankush Bansal
0.00
jijo
83
jijo
0.00
gowtham
84
gowtham
0.00
sapna jaim
85
sapna jaim
0.00
ISHA
86
ISHA
0.00
Lovejot
87
Lovejot
0.00
SARAH NASREEN
88
SARAH NASREEN
0.00
aakash kumar
89
aakash kumar
0.00
MUHAMMED ARFATH
90
MUHAMMED ARFATH
0.00
Sandeep
91
Sandeep
0.00
Trishee Goyal
92
Trishee Goyal
0.00
Hani jassal
93
Hani jassal
0.00
Anjali Pandey
94
Anjali Pandey
0.00
G SATHISH
95
G SATHISH
0.00
Mukesh
96
Mukesh
0.00
sathishkumar
97
sathishkumar
0.00
Shareen E Sunny
98
Shareen E Sunny
0.00
imran
99
imran
0.00
shiva
100
shiva
0.00
 V SIVA NAIK
101
V SIVA NAIK
0.00
Junaid Rahman
102
Junaid Rahman
0.00
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
103
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
0.00
vidya
104
vidya
0.00
Burad ANIL
105
Burad ANIL
0.00
106
0.00
anamika
107
anamika
0.00
Sathish
108
Sathish
0.00
Rakshit Sharma
109
Rakshit Sharma
0.00
sai swaroop
110
sai swaroop
0.00
karthikeyan
111
karthikeyan
0.00
Karthi
112
Karthi
0.00
V D Srikar
113
V D Srikar
0.00
mvssp
114
mvssp
0.00
Satish Kumar
115
Satish Kumar
0.00
jadeja pruthvirajsinh
116
jadeja pruthvirajsinh
0.00
rahul gautam
117
rahul gautam
0.00
anil
118
anil
0.00
Jyoti Sharma
119
Jyoti Sharma
0.00
aditya kumar jha
120
aditya kumar jha
0.00
RATIKANTA  PRADHAN
121
RATIKANTA PRADHAN
0.00
anjali
122
anjali
0.00
jathavi
123
jathavi
0.00
MALLESWARI NAGIDI
124
MALLESWARI NAGIDI
0.00
muthuvadde
125
muthuvadde
0.00
Pauras
126
Pauras
0.00
Rahul Garg
127
Rahul Garg
0.00
Dynamic Nitesh
128
Dynamic Nitesh
-0.64
Jivan Ghodke
129
Jivan Ghodke
-0.66
GOPINATHAN
130
GOPINATHAN
-0.66
Aju K Raju
131
Aju K Raju
-0.66
SAURABH KUMAR
132
SAURABH KUMAR
-0.66
Yatindra
133
Yatindra
-0.66
arif
134
arif
-1.32
APURVA THAKRE
135
APURVA THAKRE
-1.90
chinmay krovvidi
136
chinmay krovvidi
-1.96
UTSAV BHARDWAJ
137
UTSAV BHARDWAJ
-1.98
devesh
138
devesh
-2.56
siddappa
139
siddappa
-3.20
Swapnil tiwari
140
Swapnil tiwari
-3.24
Jega
141
Jega
-4.56
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