General Awareness: Indian Culture Quiz

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Indian Culture Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Rabindranath Tagore's 'Jana Gana Mana' has been adopted as India's National Anthem. How many stanzas of the said song were adopted?
    • A. 

      Only the first stanza

    • B. 

      The whole song

    • C. 

      Third and Fourth stanza

    • D. 

      First and Second stanza

  • 2. 
    'Natya - Shastra' the main source of India's classical dances was written by
    • A. 

      Nara Muni

    • B. 

      Bharat Muni

    • C. 

      Abhinav Gupt

    • D. 

      Tandu Muni

  • 3. 
    The words 'Satyameva Jayate' inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of India are taken from
    • A. 

      Rigveda

    • B. 

      Satpath Brahmana

    • C. 

      Mundak Upanishad

    • D. 

      Ramayana

  • 4. 
    Mohiniattam dance from developed originally in which state?
    • A. 

      Tamil nadu

    • B. 

      Orissa

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Karnataka

  • 5. 
    Which of the following Akademis is responsible for fostering the development of dance, drama and music in India?
    • A. 

      National School of Drama

    • B. 

      Sangeet Akademi

    • C. 

      Sahitya Akademi

    • D. 

      Lalit Kala Akademi

  • 6. 
    The Rath Yatra at Puri is celebrated in honour of which Hindu deity
    • A. 

      Ram

    • B. 

      Jaganath

    • C. 

      Shiva

    • D. 

      Vishnu

  • 7. 
    The book of Parsis is
    • A. 

      Torah

    • B. 

      Bible

    • C. 

      Zend Avesta

    • D. 

      Gita

  • 8. 
    'Kathakali' is a folk dance prevalent in which state?
    • A. 

      Karnataka

    • B. 

      Orissa

    • C. 

      Kerala

    • D. 

      Manipur

  • 9. 
    The National Anthem was first sung in the year
    • A. 

      1911

    • B. 

      1913

    • C. 

      1936

    • D. 

      1935

  • 10. 
    Who composed the famous song 'Sare Jahan Se Achha'?
    • A. 

      Jaidev

    • B. 

      Mohammad Iqbal

    • C. 

      Bankim Chandra Chatterjee

    • D. 

      Rabindranath Tagore

  • 11. 
    In which of the following festivals are boat races a special feature?
    • A. 

      Onam

    • B. 

      Ranali Bihu

    • C. 

      Navratri

    • D. 

      Pongal

  • 12. 
    Kalchakra ceremony is associated with which of the following ceremonies?
    • A. 

      Hinduism

    • B. 

      Buddhism

    • C. 

      Jainism

    • D. 

      Islam

  • 13. 
    Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?
    • A. 

      Lucknow

    • B. 

      Hyderabad

    • C. 

      Jaipur

    • D. 

      Mysore

  • 14. 
    Which of the following dances is a solo dance?
    • A. 

      Ottan Thullal

    • B. 

      Kuchipudi

    • C. 

      Yakshagana

    • D. 

      Odissi

  • 15. 
    Which of the following folk dance forms is associated with Gujarat?
    • A. 

      Nautanki

    • B. 

      Garba

    • C. 

      Kathakali

    • D. 

      Bhangra