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Indian History Test-25-Art and Culture in India

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1) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists.
ListI List II
A. Tabla 1. Latif Khan
B. Sitar 2. Shujat Hussain
C. Shahnai 3. Ali Hussain
D. Flute 4. Pannalal Ghosh
2) Who was writer of `Ramacharitamanas'?
3) Which of the following mounments vies built by Akbar.
1.Agra Fort
2.Ajmer Fcxt
3.Lahore Fort
4.Allahabad For:
4) Which of the following temples was a well known centre of higher education?
5) With reference to the history of Indian rock -cut architecture, consider the following statements
1. The caves at Badami are the oldest surviving rock -cut caves in India.
2. The Barabar rock -cut caves were originally made for Ajivikas by Emperor Chandragupta Maurya.
3. At Ellora, caves were made for different faiths.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
6) Which among the following can be directly linked to Vedic literature
1.Dharam Sutra
2.Acaranga Sutra
3.Avatamsaka Sutra
Choose the correct option
7) The Upanishads were translated into Persian by the orders of
8) Arrange the following monuments in a chronological order
1. Brihadiesvara Temple, Tanja .vur
2. Draupadipath, Mamallapuram
3. Kailasa Temple, Ellora
4. Minakshi Temple, Madurai
Select the correct answer from the code given below.
9) Sankara is related to which of the following?
10) Geet Govinda, which is a work by Jaidev, is in which language?
11) Which of the following are Saiva Sects?
Select the correct answer from the codes given below.
12) The famous bronze image of Nataraja is a fine example of which art?
13) The depiction of the stories of the previous lives of Gautam Buddha was firstly done in the art of
14) At which place the famous enigmatic Trimurty Sadasiva located?
15) In the context of cultura history of India, a pose in dance and dramatics called Tribhanga has been a favourite of Indian artists from ancient times till today. Which one of the following statements best describes this pose?
16) Which of the following is not a folk dance of Chhattisgarh?
17) The famous painting `Satyam Shivam Sundaram' was prepared by
18) The suppression of Indian language newspapeers under the Vernacular Press Act of 1878 was caused by the criticism of
19) Consider the following historical places
1.Ajanta Caves
2.Lepakshi Temple
3.Sanchi Stupa
Which of the above places is/are also known for mural paintings?
20) The famous phrase "Tattavamsi" is found in which one of the following Upanishads?
21) Which of the following Orissan Temples has a sikhar of Dravidian styles?
22) Which stone is used for the sculptures in Mathura?
23) The Panchatantra' was written during the
24) 1.Pala Art was primarily a Buddhist 'School of Plastic Art' which developed under the Palas and Senas of Bengal and Bihar between 8th -12 centuries.
2. In the Pala sculpture, the Buddha is shown as a king in his majestic glory and not as a Yogi.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
25) Which of the following dramas was written by Sriharsha?
26) 'Jaubani' is a dance form traditionally performed in North Eastern India by the
27) A Chaitya Hall at which of the following places was built largely by the donation of Yavanas?
28) Consider the following statements
1. Mohiniattam is the female semi -classical dance form of Kerala.
2. Laterally, the dance of the enchantress, Mohiniattam was mainly performed in the temple precincts of Kerala.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?
29) Which one of the following statements is incorrect about Bharatanatyam?
30) Which group among the following includes the work of Kalidasa?
31) Who among the following is a lady Alvar Saint?
32) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists.
List I List II
(Medieval temple) (Location)
A. Chaturbhuja temple 1. Gyaraspur
B. Maladevi temple 2. Khajuraho
C. Airavatesvara temple 3. Jagat
D. Ambanath temple 4. Darsasuran

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