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Indian History Test-25-Art and Culture in India

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1) 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 The Barabar rock -cut caves were originally made for Ajivikas by Emperor Chandragupta Maurya.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?
2) At which place the famous enigmatic Trimurty Sadasiva located?
3) 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?
4) Which among the following can be directly linked to Vedic literature
1.Dharam Sutra
2.Acaranga Sutra
3.Avatamsaka Sutra
Choose the correct option
5) Which of the following is not a folk dance of Chhattisgarh?
6) The famous bronze image of Nataraja is a fine example of which art?
7) The famous phrase "Tattavamsi" is found in which one of the following Upanishads?
8) Who was writer of `Ramacharitamanas'?
9) A Chaitya Hall at which of the following places was built largely by the donation of Yavanas?
10) Which of the following are Saiva Sects?
Select the correct answer from the codes given below.
11) 'Jaubani' is a dance form traditionally performed in North Eastern India by the
12) 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
13) 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?
14) Who among the following is a lady Alvar Saint?
15) 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.
16) 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
17) 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?
18) The famous painting `Satyam Shivam Sundaram' was prepared by
19) Which of the following Orissan Temples has a sikhar of Dravidian styles?
20) Sankara is related to which of the following?
21) Geet Govinda, which is a work by Jaidev, is in which language?
22) 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?
23) Which of the following dramas was written by Sriharsha?
24) The Panchatantra' was written during the
25) The Upanishads were translated into Persian by the orders of
26) Which of the following temples was a well known centre of higher education?
27) Which group among the following includes the work of Kalidasa?
28) Which one of the following statements is incorrect about Bharatanatyam?
29) The depiction of the stories of the previous lives of Gautam Buddha was firstly done in the art of
30) The suppression of Indian language newspapeers under the Vernacular Press Act of 1878 was caused by the criticism of
31) Which of the following mounments vies built by Akbar.
1.Agra Fort
2.Ajmer Fcxt
3.Lahore Fort
4.Allahabad For:
32) Which stone is used for the sculptures in Mathura?

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