Indian Culture Test-5

Que.1

With respect to Jallikattu which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It is an event held in Kerala on MattuPongal day.
2. It has been practiced since the Tamil classical period.
3. The Supreme Court of India has banned the practice.
4. Article 51 (g) of Constitution is related with compassion towards animal.
Codes:

A.

1 and 4

B.

1 and 3

C.

2, 3 and 4

D.

All

Que.2

Which of the following pairs of festivals and their location are correctly matched?
1. Myoko festival -  Arunachal Pradesh
2. Honey Festival - Mangalore
3. ChinakkathoorPooram - Kerala
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.3

With reference to ChapcharKut festival, consider the following statements:
1. It is the most important festival of the Nagas.
2. It is celebrated to showcase the rich flora and fauna of the region.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both

D.

None

Que.4

Which of the following statements is/are correct about National Monument's Authority of India?
1. It is a quasi-judicial body that functions under the aegis of Union Ministry of Culture and Tourism.
2. It is empowered to make recommendations to Union Government for grading and classifying centrally protected monuments and protected areas declared as of national importance.
3. It is also responsible for the preservation and protection of monuments and sites.
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

1 and 2

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.5

Which of the criteria's are used to declare the heritage site as of ‘Outstanding Universal Value’?
1. It should contain superlative natural phenomena or areas of exceptional natural beauty and aesthetic importance.
2. It should represent a masterpiece of human creative genius.
3. It should contain the most important and significant natural habitats for in-situ conservation of biological diversity.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

Only 1

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.6

Which of the following temples with their place are correctly matched?
1. Puttingal Devi Temple – Kollam
2. Trimbakeshwar Temple – Ahma-dnagar
3. ShaniShinganapur – Nasik
4. Chottanikkara Temple - Ernakulam
Codes:

A.

1 and 4

B.

1 and 3

C.

2, 3 and 4

D.

1, 2 and 3

Que.7

Which of the following steps have been taken by the government for promoting Yoga?
1. Co-location of AYUSH facilities at Primary Health Centers.
2. Imparting yoga training to Defence Wing Staff.
3. Promotion of Spiritual Tourism such as Yoga, Meditation, Pilgrimage, etc.
4. Proposal for launch of Yoga Visa.
Codes:

A.

1, 2 and 3

B.

2, 3 and 4

C.

1 and 2

D.

All

Que.8

Consider the following statements about a folk dance of India:
1. The dance celebrates the good harvest.
2. Recently, it got entry into Guinness Book of World Record for being largest folk dance in terms of number of participants.
3. It begins on VijayaDashami, the day when the festivities end in rest of the country.
Identify the folk-dance:

A.

Bihu

B.

Kinnauri Nati

C.

Yakshagana

D.

Dumhal

Que.9

Consider the following statements about 'MedaramSammakkaSarakka':
1. The festival starts on full moon evening of Month Magha once in two years.
2. It is Asia's biggest tribal fair.
3. It is the state festival of Government of Kerala.
Which of the above statements are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

1 and 3

D.

All

Que.10

Recently, BHU has completed its 100 years of establishment. Which of the following statements are correct about BHU?
1. It was founded by Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya.
2. Its main purpose was to build a bridge between India's past and modernizing world system in the areas of social sciences, humanities particularly in evolving non colonial history as a discipline.
3. During time of its establishment, it was the first university in India that was the result of a private individual's efforts.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

1 and 3

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.11

Recently, the President has unveiled Muziris Heritage Project. Which of the following statements is/are correct about 'Ancient Muziris'?
1. Muziris was an ancient seaport and urban centre which dates from at least the 1st century BC and located at the mouth of the Pambayar River in Kerala.
2. It was a key centre for trade and hub of the spice route in ancient times between southern India and Egyptians, Phoenicians, Greeks and Roman Empire on the other side.
3. Its historic importance has been mentioned in the bardicSangam literature and a number of classical European historical sources.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

2 and 3

C.

Only 1

D.

All

Que.12

Which of the following are the mandates of Centre for Cultural Resources and Training?
1. To create awareness among students about the plurality of the regional cultures of India.
2. To organise educational tours to monuments, zoological parks and gardens.
3. To explore and study the dialogue between India and her neighbours in areas pertaining to arts and culture.
Codes:

A.

1 and 2

B.

1 and 3

C.

Only 2

D.

All

Que.13

To promote and propagate understanding of Indian art, both within and outside the country, the Government of India has established the Lalit Kala Akademy (National Akademi of Arts) at New Delhi. The Akademi has regional centres called RashtriyaLalit Kala Kendras at:

A.

Lucknow, Kolkata, Chennai, Garhi, Shimla and Bhubaneshwar.

B.

Mysore, Lucknow, Kolkata, Srinagar, Odisha, and Chandigarh.

C.

Kolkata, Lucknow, Raipur, Chandigarh, Coimbatore and Chennai.

D.

Garhi, Lucknow, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Mysore and Bhubaneshwar.

Que.14

What does the wheel represents in Jainism?

A.

It represents that the universe was never created, it is self managed, and it will never cease to exist.

B.

It represents that universe is abode of infinite Siddhas.

C.

It represents the halt of the cycle of reincarnation through the pursuit and practice of spiritual truth of our universe.

D.

It represents asking for God's help as part of a religious service.

Que.15

Consider the following statements regarding the 'Sowa-Rigpa':
1. The theory and practices of "Sowa-Rigpa" are similar to Ayurveda, and also include few principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
2. The fundamental text book rgyud-bzi of "Sowa-Rigpa" is closely linked with Buddhist philosophy.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Both

D.

None

Que.16

Why Buddhism spread over a great expanse of area as compared to Jainism remained?
1. Jainism prohibited killing of pests infecting the standing crops.
2. Buddhismwas a philosophical discourse which enabled the people to maintain local cultural inheritance but fruitful for traders only.
3. The active patronage provided by rulers like Ashoka&Kanishka to Buddhism.
Which of the above stated reasons are correct?

A.

1 and 2

B.

1 and 3

C.

2 and 3

D.

All

Que.17

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.18

Consider the following features about Vijaynagar temple architecture?
a. Temple pillars often have engravings of charging horses.
b. 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.19

Which of the following is/are true about Ashokan Pillar?
1. These inscriptions contained moral and religious percepts of Ashoka.
2. In eastern India its script was Bramhi in Magadhi language.
3. In Kandahar a bilingual edict is found.
4. National Emblem is taken from one of the Ashoka Pillar only.

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Only 3

D.

All of the above.

Que.20

Which of the following is/are true about Angkorvat temple?
1. This temple is located in modern day Cambodia.
2. It is temple devoted to Lord Shiva.
3. It is the largest temple presently in the world.

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 1 & 3

C.

Only 3

D.

none of these

Que.21

Which of the following is/are true about Takshashila University?
1. From Buddhist Jatakas , we get to know that Takshashila was the capital of Magadha.
2. It is located in present day state of Bihar.
3. Chanakya had been a teacher at this university.
4. Presently Taxila city is in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Only 3 & 4

D.

Only 4

Que.22

What do you exactly mean by Jnana Mudra?

A.

It indicates the religious toleration one needs to show.

B.

It shows the beauty of nature.

C.

It shows teaching with hands kept at the chest level.

D.

it indicates path to salvation.

Que.23

Which of the following is/are true about Sangam Literature?
1. It is concerned with only Tamil language.
2. It is purely a religious collection meant to spread Vashnavism and Shaivism.
3. It contains some epics also.
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2

C.

Only 1 & 3

D.

All

Que.24

Which of the following is an atheistic school of philosophy?

A.

Yoga

B.

Samkhya

C.

Mimamsha

D.

Vedanta

Que.25

Which of the following is/are true about Brihad Aranyak Upanishad?
1. It includes the treatise on Atman(soul) and includes passage on metaphysics.
2. It is based on the discussions between Lord Krishan and Arjun.
3. It is the largest upanishad.
Codes:

A.

Only 1

B.

Only 2 & 3

C.

Only 3

D.

Only 1 & 3

Rank List

 
Rank
Name
Marks Obtained
Deepak
1
Deepak
43.34
Aju K Raju
2
Aju K Raju
32.70
mahitosh maheep
3
mahitosh maheep
32.04
Pavan Kumar Galiveeti
4
Pavan Kumar Galiveeti
30.04
S. Sowmya
5
S. Sowmya
28.04
shubham bajaj
6
shubham bajaj
26.72
sarbajeet
7
sarbajeet
26.04
aakash veswal
8
aakash veswal
25.36
SHREYAS
9
SHREYAS
24.70
tanmay
10
tanmay
21.40
BRAHM
11
BRAHM
20.72
Ramnaresh
12
Ramnaresh
18.74
Pratik
13
Pratik
18.70
MOHAMMED JAFFER
14
MOHAMMED JAFFER
18.68
aditya
15
aditya
18.08
shyltwain
16
shyltwain
18.06
SUPRADEEP
17
SUPRADEEP
18.06
Mayur Pethkar
18
Mayur Pethkar
18.04
sanmoy
19
sanmoy
17.40
Swati Tiwari
20
Swati Tiwari
17.40
abhinav puri
21
abhinav puri
16.08
Tinish
22
Tinish
16.04
Tribeni Das
23
Tribeni Das
16.02
natarajan
24
natarajan
15.42
kowsalya
25
kowsalya
13.40
kavya dubey
26
kavya dubey
13.40
Nitesh Priyadarshi
27
Nitesh Priyadarshi
12.08
aakash kumar
28
aakash kumar
12.04
Poonam Agrawal
29
Poonam Agrawal
10.76
mohd haseen
30
mohd haseen
10.74
Sukhbir
31
Sukhbir
10.74
aron
32
aron
10.08
JASKANWALPAL SINGH BIR
33
JASKANWALPAL SINGH BIR
9.40
Rahul Chatterjee
34
Rahul Chatterjee
8.76
Sandeep
35
Sandeep
8.74
DR.SOUMYA SEPHALI PATTANAIK
36
DR.SOUMYA SEPHALI PATTANAIK
8.74
37
8.72
waqar younis
38
waqar younis
8.72
selvam
39
selvam
8.72
siddappa
40
siddappa
7.44
devesh
41
devesh
7.38
jaganjohn
42
jaganjohn
6.76
PATEL KUNJ PRAKASHCHANDRA
43
PATEL KUNJ PRAKASHCHANDRA
6.76
priyanka singh
44
priyanka singh
6.70
umapathi
45
umapathi
6.68
Nirmal
46
Nirmal
6.08
shashank
47
shashank
5.42
ANJALI
48
ANJALI
3.36
Bineet
49
Bineet
3.34
50
2.00
Arshid bashir
51
Arshid bashir
2.00
SONU SINGH
52
SONU SINGH
2.00
ravi kumar
53
ravi kumar
2.00
Tarunkumar
54
Tarunkumar
2.00
Pauras
55
Pauras
2.00
Yatindra
56
Yatindra
1.34
arushi
57
arushi
0.02
PKM
58
PKM
0.00
Venkatraman
59
Venkatraman
0.00
ravindra
60
ravindra
0.00
pk
61
pk
0.00
Abhishek K
62
Abhishek K
0.00
Rajarshi Majumder
63
Rajarshi Majumder
0.00
Tejaswi
64
Tejaswi
0.00
Harsh Kushwaha
65
Harsh Kushwaha
0.00
YASHWANT
66
YASHWANT
0.00
CHANDRA PRAKASH
67
CHANDRA PRAKASH
0.00
ARUL MOZHI
68
ARUL MOZHI
0.00
rajeev
69
rajeev
0.00
aashishjosephdavis
70
aashishjosephdavis
0.00
Prasada Rao
71
Prasada Rao
0.00
aarti sharma
72
aarti sharma
0.00
Narasimha Sandeep
73
Narasimha Sandeep
0.00
Manish kumar
74
Manish kumar
0.00
sheik
75
sheik
0.00
Sumit Machra
76
Sumit Machra
0.00
SUBHASHIS
77
SUBHASHIS
0.00
kirankumar S N
78
kirankumar S N
0.00
harisha
79
harisha
0.00
anusha
80
anusha
0.00
RAJESH RAVI
81
RAJESH RAVI
0.00
anjani
82
anjani
0.00
ROHIT KUMAR CHAURASIA
83
ROHIT KUMAR CHAURASIA
0.00
ram pratap kumar
84
ram pratap kumar
0.00
varun mahajan
85
varun mahajan
0.00
Amitkumargupta
86
Amitkumargupta
0.00
Surya Kumar Shukla
87
Surya Kumar Shukla
0.00
bhupendre
88
bhupendre
0.00
S PANDIYARAJAN
89
S PANDIYARAJAN
0.00
Aloke Kumar Saha
90
Aloke Kumar Saha
0.00
pro
91
pro
0.00
anjibabu
92
anjibabu
0.00
Priyadarshini
93
Priyadarshini
0.00
Abhinav
94
Abhinav
0.00
AMANULLAH TAK
95
AMANULLAH TAK
0.00
nitin
96
nitin
0.00
Ankush Bansal
97
Ankush Bansal
0.00
jijo
98
jijo
0.00
Manjunath
99
Manjunath
0.00
gowtham
100
gowtham
0.00
sapna jaim
101
sapna jaim
0.00
ISHA
102
ISHA
0.00
Lovejot
103
Lovejot
0.00
SARAH NASREEN
104
SARAH NASREEN
0.00
Trishee Goyal
105
Trishee Goyal
0.00
Hani jassal
106
Hani jassal
0.00
Anjali Pandey
107
Anjali Pandey
0.00
Mohit Jindal
108
Mohit Jindal
0.00
Mukesh
109
Mukesh
0.00
G SATHISH
110
G SATHISH
0.00
sathishkumar
111
sathishkumar
0.00
imran
112
imran
0.00
Shareen E Sunny
113
Shareen E Sunny
0.00
armaan
114
armaan
0.00
shiva
115
shiva
0.00
Junaid Rahman
116
Junaid Rahman
0.00
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
117
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
0.00
SAURABH KUMAR
118
SAURABH KUMAR
0.00
ChanduReddy
119
ChanduReddy
0.00
vidya
120
vidya
0.00
Burad ANIL
121
Burad ANIL
0.00
122
0.00
anamika
123
anamika
0.00
Sathish
124
Sathish
0.00
Geetha Reddy
125
Geetha Reddy
0.00
Rakshit Sharma
126
Rakshit Sharma
0.00
sai swaroop
127
sai swaroop
0.00
karthikeyan
128
karthikeyan
0.00
V D Srikar
129
V D Srikar
0.00
mvssp
130
mvssp
0.00
Satish Kumar
131
Satish Kumar
0.00
jadeja pruthvirajsinh
132
jadeja pruthvirajsinh
0.00
rahul gautam
133
rahul gautam
0.00
anil
134
anil
0.00
Jyoti Sharma
135
Jyoti Sharma
0.00
Dhiranjan Kumar
136
Dhiranjan Kumar
0.00
aditya kumar jha
137
aditya kumar jha
0.00
RATIKANTA  PRADHAN
138
RATIKANTA PRADHAN
0.00
Agrish Sharma
139
Agrish Sharma
0.00
anjali
140
anjali
0.00
jathavi
141
jathavi
0.00
MALLESWARI NAGIDI
142
MALLESWARI NAGIDI
0.00
muthuvadde
143
muthuvadde
0.00
ramesh
144
ramesh
0.00
Rahul Garg
145
Rahul Garg
0.00
saniya
146
saniya
-0.66
Swapnil tiwari
147
Swapnil tiwari
-0.66
GOPINATHAN
148
GOPINATHAN
-0.66
Karthi
149
Karthi
-0.66
Vaibhav
150
Vaibhav
-1.30
prashant baliyan
151
prashant baliyan
-2.54
Ananthavalli
152
Ananthavalli
Dinesh Bala
153
Dinesh Bala
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