India's Heritage Quiz

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India is one of the oldest civilizations in the world with a kaleidoscopic variety and rich cultural heritage. It has achieved all-around socio-economic progress since Independence. As the 7th largest country in the world, India stands apart from the rest of Asia, marked off as it is by mountains and the sea, which give the country a distinct geographical entity. Know countless things about the Indian Heritage in this interesting quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Heritage includes traditions, languages, historical buildings etc passed down from our earlier generations
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Our natural heritage consists of
    • A. 

      Animals

    • B. 

      Forests

    • C. 

      Mountains

    • D. 

      Rivers

    • E. 

      Satellites

    • F. 

      Fighter jets

  • 3. 
    Our cultural heritage includes
    • A. 

      Dance

    • B. 

      Music

    • C. 

      Language

    • D. 

      Bajaj Scooter

    • E. 

      Festival

    • F. 

      Pizza

  • 4. 
    Some interesting folklores are associated with our natural heritage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The earliest architectural remains in India belong to
    • A. 

      Mughal empire

    • B. 

      Roman Empire

    • C. 

      Indus Valley civilisation

    • D. 

      Ottoman empire

  • 6. 
    Indus Valley civilisation is 5000 years old
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are the famous temples in India
    • A. 

      Khujuraho Temple

    • B. 

      Meenakshi Temple

    • C. 

      Konark Sun Temple

    • D. 

      Virupaksha Temple

    • E. 

      Taj Mahal

    • F. 

      Victoria Memorial

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are true about Sanchi Stupa
    • A. 

      Built by Ashoka

    • B. 

      Built by Chanfragupta

    • C. 

      Has 4 gateways or Toranas

    • D. 

      Has beautiful carvings from life of Buddha

    • E. 

      Is located in Delhi

  • 9. 
    Select true statements about Ajanta Caves
    • A. 

      Ajanta caves are located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra

    • B. 

      The walls & ceilings are covered with frescoes or paintings

    • C. 

      Were used by Buddhist monks as prayer halls and monasteries

    • D. 

      Prayers are offered to Jesus here

  • 10. 
    Which statements are true of Konark Sun temple
    • A. 

      It is known as Black Pagoda

    • B. 

      It is located in Karnataka

    • C. 

      Built by Narasimhadeva in 13th century

    • D. 

      Built by Ashoka in 11th Century

    • E. 

      It is shaped like a giant chariot

  • 11. 
    Which of the following statements are true about Brihadeeshwar Temple
    • A. 

      It is located in Thanjuvar, Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Its vimana of temple tower is one of the tallest in the world

    • C. 

      A big statue of Nandi carved out of a single rock adorns the entrance of the temple

    • D. 

      It was built by Raja Raja Chola

    • E. 

      Was built by Shivaji Maharaj

  • 12. 
    Where is Virupaksha temple located?
    • A. 

      Thanjuvar, Tamil Nadu

    • B. 

      Hampi, Karnataka

    • C. 

      Bhubaneshwar, Odisa

    • D. 

      Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

  • 13. 
    Select statements which are true about Taj Mahal
    • A. 

      Was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan

    • B. 

      Is located on banks of Yamuna in Agra

    • C. 

      It is one of the 7 wonders of the world

    • D. 

      Hindus distribute prasad after offering prayers here

    • E. 

      It was built in 3 years

  • 14. 
    The cave paintings made by early humans at Bhimbetka are in Madhya Pradesh
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Mughal paintings were called
    • A. 

      Classics

    • B. 

      Miniature

    • C. 

      Abstract

    • D. 

      Landscape

  • 16. 
    Classical dances were performed in temples as form of worship or in courts for recreation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The paintings at Ajanta and Ellora epict the life of
    • A. 

      Rama

    • B. 

      Buddha

    • C. 

      Shiva

    • D. 

      Krishna

  • 18. 
    Humayun's tomb was built during Indus Valley civilisation
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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