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All India PT Mock Test (OMR Based) Across 20 Cities

will be conducted on 20th May, 2018. Click here for Test Schedule & Online admission.

Test Center List:

  1. Delhi
  2. Jammu
  3. Chandigarh
  4. Ahmedabad
  5. Bhopal
  6. Lucknow
  7. Allahabad
  8. Patna
  9. Ranchi
  10. Kolkata
  11. Bhubaneswar
  12. Raipur
  13. Jaipur
  14. Mumbai
  15. Pune
  16. Nagpur
  17. Hyderabad
  18. Chennai
  19. Coimbatore
  20. Bengaluru

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
3
Aju K Raju
32.70
mahitosh maheep
5
mahitosh maheep
32.04
Pavan Kumar Galiveeti
7
Pavan Kumar Galiveeti
30.04
S. Sowmya
9
S. Sowmya
28.04
shubham bajaj
11
shubham bajaj
26.72
sarbajeet
13
sarbajeet
26.04
aakash veswal
15
aakash veswal
25.36
SHREYAS
17
SHREYAS
24.70
tanmay
19
tanmay
21.40
BRAHM
21
BRAHM
20.72
Ramnaresh
23
Ramnaresh
18.74
Pratik
25
Pratik
18.70
MOHAMMED JAFFER
27
MOHAMMED JAFFER
18.68
aditya
29
aditya
18.08
shyltwain
31
shyltwain
18.06
SUPRADEEP
33
SUPRADEEP
18.06
Mayur Pethkar
35
Mayur Pethkar
18.04
sanmoy
37
sanmoy
17.40
Swati Tiwari
39
Swati Tiwari
17.40
abhinav puri
41
abhinav puri
16.08
Tinish
43
Tinish
16.04
Tribeni Das
45
Tribeni Das
16.02
natarajan
47
natarajan
15.42
kowsalya
49
kowsalya
13.40
Nitesh Priyadarshi
51
Nitesh Priyadarshi
12.08
aakash kumar
53
aakash kumar
12.04
Poonam Agrawal
55
Poonam Agrawal
10.76
mohd haseen
57
mohd haseen
10.74
Sukhbir
59
Sukhbir
10.74
aron
61
aron
10.08
JASKANWALPAL SINGH BIR
63
JASKANWALPAL SINGH BIR
9.40
Rahul Chatterjee
65
Rahul Chatterjee
8.76
Sandeep
67
Sandeep
8.74
DR.SOUMYA SEPHALI PATTANAIK
69
DR.SOUMYA SEPHALI PATTANAIK
8.74
71
8.72
waqar younis
73
waqar younis
8.72
selvam
75
selvam
8.72
siddappa
77
siddappa
7.44
devesh
79
devesh
7.38
jaganjohn
81
jaganjohn
6.76
PATEL KUNJ PRAKASHCHANDRA
83
PATEL KUNJ PRAKASHCHANDRA
6.76
priyanka singh
85
priyanka singh
6.70
umapathi
87
umapathi
6.68
Nirmal
89
Nirmal
6.08
shashank
91
shashank
5.42
ANJALI
93
ANJALI
3.36
Bineet
95
Bineet
3.34
97
2.00
Arshid bashir
99
Arshid bashir
2.00
SONU SINGH
101
SONU SINGH
2.00
ravi kumar
103
ravi kumar
2.00
Tarunkumar
105
Tarunkumar
2.00
Pauras
107
Pauras
2.00
Yatindra
109
Yatindra
1.34
arushi
111
arushi
0.02
PKM
113
PKM
0.00
Venkatraman
115
Venkatraman
0.00
ravindra
117
ravindra
0.00
pk
119
pk
0.00
Abhishek K
121
Abhishek K
0.00
Rajarshi Majumder
123
Rajarshi Majumder
0.00
Tejaswi
125
Tejaswi
0.00
Harsh Kushwaha
127
Harsh Kushwaha
0.00
YASHWANT
129
YASHWANT
0.00
CHANDRA PRAKASH
131
CHANDRA PRAKASH
0.00
ARUL MOZHI
133
ARUL MOZHI
0.00
rajeev
135
rajeev
0.00
aashishjosephdavis
137
aashishjosephdavis
0.00
Prasada Rao
139
Prasada Rao
0.00
aarti sharma
141
aarti sharma
0.00
Narasimha Sandeep
143
Narasimha Sandeep
0.00
Manish kumar
145
Manish kumar
0.00
sheik
147
sheik
0.00
Sumit Machra
149
Sumit Machra
0.00
SUBHASHIS
151
SUBHASHIS
0.00
kirankumar S N
153
kirankumar S N
0.00
harisha
155
harisha
0.00
anusha
157
anusha
0.00
RAJESH RAVI
159
RAJESH RAVI
0.00
anjani
161
anjani
0.00
ROHIT KUMAR CHAURASIA
163
ROHIT KUMAR CHAURASIA
0.00
ram pratap kumar
165
ram pratap kumar
0.00
varun mahajan
167
varun mahajan
0.00
Amitkumargupta
169
Amitkumargupta
0.00
Surya Kumar Shukla
171
Surya Kumar Shukla
0.00
bhupendre
173
bhupendre
0.00
S PANDIYARAJAN
175
S PANDIYARAJAN
0.00
Aloke Kumar Saha
177
Aloke Kumar Saha
0.00
pro
179
pro
0.00
anjibabu
181
anjibabu
0.00
Priyadarshini
183
Priyadarshini
0.00
Abhinav
185
Abhinav
0.00
AMANULLAH TAK
187
AMANULLAH TAK
0.00
nitin
189
nitin
0.00
Ankush Bansal
191
Ankush Bansal
0.00
jijo
193
jijo
0.00
Manjunath
195
Manjunath
0.00
gowtham
197
gowtham
0.00
sapna jaim
199
sapna jaim
0.00
ISHA
201
ISHA
0.00
Lovejot
203
Lovejot
0.00
SARAH NASREEN
205
SARAH NASREEN
0.00
Trishee Goyal
207
Trishee Goyal
0.00
Hani jassal
209
Hani jassal
0.00
Anjali Pandey
211
Anjali Pandey
0.00
Mohit Jindal
213
Mohit Jindal
0.00
Mukesh
215
Mukesh
0.00
G SATHISH
217
G SATHISH
0.00
sathishkumar
219
sathishkumar
0.00
imran
221
imran
0.00
Shareen E Sunny
223
Shareen E Sunny
0.00
armaan
225
armaan
0.00
shiva
227
shiva
0.00
Junaid Rahman
229
Junaid Rahman
0.00
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
231
Jeevaraj Radhakrishnan
0.00
SAURABH KUMAR
233
SAURABH KUMAR
0.00
ChanduReddy
235
ChanduReddy
0.00
vidya
237
vidya
0.00
Burad ANIL
239
Burad ANIL
0.00
241
0.00
anamika
243
anamika
0.00
Sathish
245
Sathish
0.00
Geetha Reddy
247
Geetha Reddy
0.00
Rakshit Sharma
249
Rakshit Sharma
0.00
sai swaroop
251
sai swaroop
0.00
karthikeyan
253
karthikeyan
0.00
V D Srikar
255
V D Srikar
0.00
mvssp
257
mvssp
0.00
Satish Kumar
259
Satish Kumar
0.00
jadeja pruthvirajsinh
261
jadeja pruthvirajsinh
0.00
rahul gautam
263
rahul gautam
0.00
anil
265
anil
0.00
Jyoti Sharma
267
Jyoti Sharma
0.00
Dhiranjan Kumar
269
Dhiranjan Kumar
0.00
aditya kumar jha
271
aditya kumar jha
0.00
RATIKANTA  PRADHAN
273
RATIKANTA PRADHAN
0.00
Agrish Sharma
275
Agrish Sharma
0.00
anjali
277
anjali
0.00
jathavi
279
jathavi
0.00
MALLESWARI NAGIDI
281
MALLESWARI NAGIDI
0.00
muthuvadde
283
muthuvadde
0.00
ramesh
285
ramesh
0.00
saniya
287
saniya
-0.66
Swapnil tiwari
289
Swapnil tiwari
-0.66
GOPINATHAN
291
GOPINATHAN
-0.66
Karthi
293
Karthi
-0.66
Vaibhav
295
Vaibhav
-1.30
prashant baliyan
297
prashant baliyan
-2.54
Ananthavalli
299
Ananthavalli
Dinesh Bala
301
Dinesh Bala
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