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