Uttarakhand Heritage Quiz

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This test queries various random questions that are designed to test your knowledge on a specific Indian culture. It might not be as easy as you think but just try it out to see how you will do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    _______________ are the folk songs popular in the Rawain-Jaunpur area of Tehri Garhwal.

    Explanation
    Chhopati is the correct answer because it is a type of folk song that is popular in the Rawain-Jaunpur area of Tehri Garhwal. Chhopati songs are traditionally sung by the people of this region and are an important part of their cultural heritage. These songs often depict the local customs, traditions, and stories of the community, and are performed during various social and cultural events. Therefore, Chhopati is the appropriate answer for the given question.

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  • 2. 

    ____________________ and ______________________are among seasonal dances, that are performed from 'Basant Panchami' onwards to ' Sankranti' or 'Baisakhi'.

    Explanation
    Chounphula and Jhumeila are two examples of seasonal dances that are performed from 'Basant Panchami' onwards to 'Sankranti' or 'Baisakhi'.

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  • 3. 

    'Jhumeila' is sometimes mixed but is usually restricted to _____________.

    Explanation
    The word "Jhumeila" is typically associated with women. It may occasionally be mixed, meaning it can be used for both men and women, but it is primarily used to describe or refer to women.

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    _________________ is perfromed by all sections of the community,at night,in group,by men and women.

    Explanation
    Chounphula is a traditional folk dance performed by all sections of the community, usually at night and in groups. It is a dance that involves both men and women, showcasing the unity and participation of the entire community. The word "Chounphula" refers to this specific dance form, which is characterized by its energetic movements and rhythmic patterns.

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    'Basanti' folk songs are composed by all coming spring season when flowers bloom and new life springs in the valleys of the hill of _______________________.

  • 6. 

    ____________ songs are sung during marriage ceremonies. These songs are basically "Puja Songs".

    Explanation
    Mangal songs are sung during marriage ceremonies. These songs are considered to be auspicious and are part of the traditional rituals and customs followed during weddings in many cultures. They are typically sung to invoke blessings and good fortune for the couple getting married. Mangal songs are often accompanied by musical instruments and are performed by professional singers or family members and friends. These songs add a festive and joyful atmosphere to the wedding celebrations and are an integral part of the overall wedding experience.

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  • 7. 

    Puja folk songs are connected with ____________________ & ______________________.

    Explanation
    Puja folk songs are connected with Tantras and Mantras. Tantras refer to the rituals and practices performed in Hinduism, Buddhism, and other Indian religions, which involve the use of specific techniques and symbols to achieve spiritual goals. Mantras, on the other hand, are sacred words or phrases that are chanted or repeated during religious ceremonies to invoke spiritual energy or connect with a deity. Therefore, Puja folk songs are likely to incorporate both Tantras and Mantras as they are an integral part of the religious and spiritual practices associated with Pujas.

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  • 8. 

    __________________________ folk songs depict the suffering of a woman caused by seperation from her husband ?

    Explanation
    Khuded is a genre of folk songs that originated in the Indian state of Rajasthan. These songs are known for their emotional and poignant lyrics that often depict the pain and suffering of women who have been separated from their husbands. The word "Khuded" itself means "separation" in the local dialect. Through these songs, the artists express the deep emotions and hardships faced by women when they are separated from their loved ones, particularly their husbands. The songs often touch upon themes of longing, loneliness, and the struggles of maintaining relationships in the face of separation.

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  • 9. 

    This form of music falls in the category of Ghost and Spirit worship,in the form of a folk song or,at times,combined with dances _________________________.

  • 10. 

    ______________________ is a folk song of love and sacrifice among the shepherds.It is a love dialogue between a man and woman,or, between a boy and girl.

  • 11. 

    ___________________  folk songs are sung among shepherds,in the form of advice given by the old to the young,learnt from their experience,particularly about grazing sheep and goats.

    Explanation
    Chhura folk songs are a type of traditional songs that are sung among shepherds. These songs serve as a form of advice given by the older shepherds to the younger ones, based on their own experiences. The songs specifically focus on topics related to grazing sheep and goats, providing valuable knowledge and guidance to the shepherds.

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