Topicwise Questions - Art and Culture

1. In which State is the religious festival Ganesh Chaturthi celebrated with gusto?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Gujarat
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Madhya Pradesh

2. ‘Madhubani’ a style of folk paintings, is popular in which of the following states in India?

  1. Bihar
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. West Bengal
  4. Rajasthan

3. Which of the following combinations of the States and the festivals mainly celebrated there is not correct?

  1. Rajasthan - Gangaur
  2. Gujarat - Durga Puja
  3. Maharashtra - Ganesh Chaturthi
  4. Uttar Pradesh - Krishna Janmashtami

4. Nand Lal Bose, Manjit Bawa, Tyeb Mehta are

  1. Classical Singers
  2. English Poets
  3. Photographers
  4. Painters

5. The Desert Festival, an annual event in Rajasthan that displays local folk arts and culture, aerobatics, camel races, is held at

  1. Jodhpur
  2. Jaisalmer
  3. Barmer
  4. Bikaner

6. Raja Harishchandra, an early Indian film was produced by

  1. Dada Saheb Phalke
  2. Ashok Kumar
  3. Ardeshir Irani
  4. Gurudatt

7. Yavanika or curtain was introduced in Indian theatre by which of the following?

  1. Shakas
  2. Greeks
  3. Huns
  4. Persians

8. Who among the following is a distinguished actor as well as recipient of Jnanpith Award (the highest literary award in India)?

  1. Vijay Tendulkar
  2. Kaifi Azmi
  3. Javed Akhtar
  4. Girish Karnad

9. Homi Vyarawalla is acclaimed as India's first -

  1. Lady Painter
  2. Lady Photojournalist
  3. Lady Kathak Dancer
  4. Lady Playback singer

10. Ikebana is Japanese art of :

  1. paper craft
  2. dress designing
  3. miniature tree farming
  4. flower arrangement

11. Who is the voice behind the audio book "Wings of Fire" written by former President APJ Abdul Kalam?

  1. Om Puri
  2. Amitabh Bachchan
  3. Girish Karnad
  4. Harish Bhimani

12. Where is Pushkar Fair held?

  1. Jodhpur
  2. Ajmer
  3. Jaipur
  4. Udaipur

13. Ramkinker Baij was a well known

  1. dancer
  2. theatre personality
  3. violinist
  4. sculptor

14. Losoong festival is celebrated in which of the following states?

  1. Tibet
  2. Arunachal Pradesh
  3. Sikkim
  4. Kerala

15. The technique of mural painting executed upon freshly laid lime plaster is known as -

  1. Fresco
  2. Gouache
  3. Tempera
  4. Cubism

16. In which of the following states is the Hornbill Festival held annually?

  1. Mizoram
  2. Assam
  3. Sikkim
  4. Nagaland