Heritage Quiz

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Heritage Quiz

For all those who believe that "The Generation-X" is not concerned about preserving the heritage of India and is engaged in blindly aping the west, the students of IIT Roorkee have a fitting reply in the form of SPIC MACAY, IIT Roorkee chapter. In the hallowed precincts of IITR, where tradition and modernism are equally revered, the fans of Linkin Park and Pandit Jasraj share a peaceful relationship and easy camaraderie. Rules All questions are compulsary. Total time of the quiz is 5 min. There are a maximum of 33 questions which you can attempt within the time limit. Your score will depend on your speed and accuracy both.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following language is used in inscription of Sanchi Stupa?
    • A. 

      Pali

    • B. 

      Brahmi

    • C. 

      Sanskrit

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 2. 
    How many strings are on a Sarod?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      19

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      24

  • 3. 
    Which of the following pair is incorrect?
    • A. 

      Amir khusro - Sarod

    • B. 

      Bhimsen Joshi - Vocal Music

    • C. 

      Utpal Dutt - Films

    • D. 

      Shambhu Maharaj - Kathak

  • 4. 
    How many natural sites are there in UNSECOS’s world heritage sites in India?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      22

    • C. 

      9

    • D. 

      15

  • 5. 
    Name the ancient theatre originated in Kerala.
    • A. 

      Koodiyattam theatre

    • B. 

      Sattriya theatre

    • C. 

      Sung theatre

    • D. 

      Padayani theatre

  • 6. 
    Gwalior gharana is known for which art form?
    • A. 

      Style of dance

    • B. 

      Style of theatre

    • C. 

      Style of music

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Identify the monument to which this painting belongs:-
    • A. 

      Badami

    • B. 

      Ajanta

    • C. 

      Lepakshi

    • D. 

      Ellor

  • 8. 
    Identify the stone given below and which monument has been constructed from this stone?
    • A. 

      Marble, Taj Mahal

    • B. 

      Redstone, Agra Fort

    • C. 

      Basalt , Ajanta Caves

    • D. 

      Khondalite, Sun temple, Konark

  • 9. 
    Identify the monument given below which is located in Karnataka?
    • A. 

      Golgumbaz

    • B. 

      Juma Masjid

    • C. 

      Ibrahim Rauza

    • D. 

      Jami Masjid

  • 10. 
    In which ancient monument do we find the work of Pietra Dura?
    • A. 

      Mehrangarh Fort

    • B. 

      Hawa Mahal

    • C. 

      Taj Mahal

    • D. 

      Tughlaqabad Fort

  • 11. 
    In which archaeological site do we find the Dhamek and Dharmarajika stupa?
    • A. 

      Sanchi

    • B. 

      Sarnath

    • C. 

      Satdhara

    • D. 

      Amravati

  • 12. 
    Under which tree did Queen Mayadevi give birth to Gautam Buddha?
    • A. 

      Ashoka tree

    • B. 

      Peepal tree

    • C. 

      Shala tree

    • D. 

      Neem tree

  • 13. 
    What is the vahana or vehicle of river goddess Ganga?
    • A. 

      Tortoise

    • B. 

      Makara

    • C. 

      Lion

    • D. 

      Peacock

  • 14. 
    Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?
    • A. 

      Kuchipudi – Madhya Pradesh

    • B. 

      Kathakali – Kerala

    • C. 

      Bharatnatyam – Andhra Pradesh

    • D. 

      Kathak – Tamil Nadu

  • 15. 
    Who had popularized the Indian classical dance abroad?
    • A. 

      Kelucharan Mohapatra

    • B. 

      Rukmani Devi

    • C. 

      Gopi Krishna

    • D. 

      Uday Shankar

  • 16. 
    Which martial art form is shown in this picture?
    • A. 

      Pari-Khanda

    • B. 

      Gatka

    • C. 

      Kuttu Varisai

    • D. 

      Thang-ta and Sarit Sarak

  • 17. 
    Rouf is a dance of which State of India?
    • A. 

      Gujarat

    • B. 

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • C. 

      Maharashtra

    • D. 

      Tamil Nadu

  • 18. 
    Dagar brothers are associated with which genre of Hindustani classical music?
    • A. 

      Khayal

    • B. 

      Dhrupad

    • C. 

      Thumri

    • D. 

      Tappa

  • 19. 
    A fugue is a type of composition in which a number of different voices or parts play the same melody at different points in time. Which of these terms best describes fugal texture?
    • A. 

      Transposition

    • B. 

      Homophony

    • C. 

      Obbligato

    • D. 

      Imitative Counterpoint

  • 20. 
    Which is the Rajasthani dance that is performed by women by carrying earthen pots on their heads?
    • A. 

      Raika

    • B. 

      Tera Tali

    • C. 

      Panihari

    • D. 

      Suisini

  • 21. 
    Which of these dances are performed on the edge of brass plates ?
    • A. 

      Bharatnatyam

    • B. 

      Kuchipudi

    • C. 

      Kathakali

    • D. 

      Manipuri

  • 22. 
    Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan is famous vocalist for which form of Classical Music?
    • A. 

      Thumri

    • B. 

      Dhrupad

    • C. 

      Qawwali

    • D. 

      Carnatic

  • 23. 
    In which state do you find the tradition of Phad paintings?
    • A. 

      Bihar

    • B. 

      West Bengal

    • C. 

      Rajasthan

    • D. 

      Madhya Pradesh

  • 24. 
    Which of the following is an important center of Kalamkari in Andhra Pradesh?
    • A. 

      Thanjavur

    • B. 

      Srikalahasti

    • C. 

      Kanchipuram

    • D. 

      Nagarjunikonda

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is the style of painting in Bihar?
    • A. 

      Pattachitra

    • B. 

      Miniature painting

    • C. 

      Madhubani painting

    • D. 

      Mural painting

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