Topicwise Questions - Art and Culture

Multiple Choice Questions - Art, Culture, Theatre, Painting etc.

1. The famous painter Vincent van Gogh belonged to which country?

  1. Spain
  2. The Netherlands
  3. Italy
  4. France

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. Pablo Picasso belonged to which country?

  1. France
  2. Germany
  3. Spain
  4. Italy

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

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

5. Warli painting is indigenous to which State?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Odisha
  4. Maharashtra


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

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

13. Ramkinker Baij was a well known

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

14. Which place is famous for embroidered handkerchief?

  1. Salem
  2. Gadwal
  3. Tangaliya
  4. Chamba

15. Jorasanko Thakur Bari is the ancestral home of which Indian personality?

  1. Rabindranath Tagore
  2. Pranab Mukherjee
  3. Ram Mohan Roy
  4. Swami Vivekananda

16. The song Ekla Chalo Re (Walk alone) was written by –

  1. Subhash Chandra Bose
  2. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
  3. Rabindra Nath Tagore
  4. Aurobindo Ghosh

17. Indian Council for Cultural Relations was founded by –

  1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  2. Rajagopalachari
  3. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
  4. Indira Gandhi

18. Who of the following is/was not a painter?

  1. Tyeb Mehta
  2. Ramkinkar Baiz
  3. Syed Haider Raza
  4. Jamini Roy

19. In which field of Art did Jamini Roy make his name?

  1. Sculpture
  2. Music
  3. Painting
  4. Drama


20. With which form of performing art is Teejan Bai associated?

  1. Burra Katha
  2. Pandavani
  3. Lavani
  4. Nautanki

21. Who amidst the following great music composers was the ruler of a state?

  1. Tyagaraja
  2. Shyama Shastri
  3. Muthuswami Dikshitar
  4. Swathi Tirunal Rama Varma


22. Who wrote the lyrics of the song Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo?

  1. Manoj Kumar
  2. Pradeep
  3. Shailendra
  4. Raghupati Sahay ‘Firaq’

23. Raghu Rai is a well-known –

  1. Painter
  2. Film Director
  3. Photographer
  4. Sportsperson

24. The National Anthem of Bangladesh was written by –

  1. Mujib-ur-rahman
  2. Mohd Iqbal
  3. Rabindranath Tagore
  4. Bhupen Hazarika

25. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists.

List I (Form of Painting) List II (State)
A. Madhubani1. Kerala
B. Kalamezhuthu2. Odisha
C. Warli3. Maharastra
D. Pattachitra4. Bihar

Code:

  1. A - 2; B - 1; C - 3; D - 4
  2. A - 4; B - 3; C - 1; D - 2
  3. A - 2; B - 4; C - 1; D - 3
  4. A - 4; B - 1; C - 3; D - 2

26. Who of the following painted the famous painting Guernica?

  1. Vincent van Gogh
  2. Rembrandt
  3. Raphael
  4. Pablo Picasso

27. Raja Ravi Varma was a famous –

  1. Painter
  2. Musician
  3. Singer
  4. Physician

28. Japanese art of paper folding is known as –

  1. Haiku
  2. Ikebana
  3. Origami
  4. Karaoke

29. In which city is the Film and Television Institute of India located?

  1. Pune
  2. New Delhi
  3. Mumbai
  4. Ahmedabad

30. Who founded the Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi in 1921?

  1. Bhagwan Das
  2. MM Malviya
  3. Rabindranath Tagore
  4. Mahatma Gandhi

31. The city famous for its Chikankari work of embroidery is -

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Chamba
  3. Barmer
  4. Lucknow

32. Irula tribe, well-known for snake-catching are native to –

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Jharkhand
  3. Nagaland
  4. Mizoram

33. Kondapalli, the place famous for toys is located in –

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Telangana
  3. Karnataka
  4. Andhra Pradesh