GK Quiz Related to Indian Art and Culture

11) Kalchakra ceremony is associated with which of the following religions?

[A] Hinduism

[B] Buddhism

[C] Jainism

[D] Islam

Answer: [B] Buddhism

12) Who was the founder of Advaitavada or the doctrine of non-dualism?

[A] Kapil

[B] Surdas

[C] Ramanuj

[D] Adi Shankaracharya

Answer: [D] Adi Shankaracharya

13) Which state Government confers the Basavashree award?

[A] Gujarat

[B] Maharashtra

[C] Andhra Pradesh

[D] Karnataka

Answer: [D] Karnataka

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14) Which of the following statements about the Gandhara School of Art is NOT correct?

[A] It displays Greek artistic influence and the concept of the “man-god” was essentially inspired by Greek mythological culture]

[B] Gandhara School of art enjoyed the liberal patronage of Indo-Greek rulers

[C] Artistically, the Gandhara School of Sculpture is said to have contributed wavy hair, drapery covering shoulders, shoes and sandals etc]

[D] The Gandhara art primarily depicted the Buddhist themes]

Answer: [B] Gandhara School of art enjoyed the liberal patronage of Indo-Greek rulers

15) The temples constructed at Khajuraho are:

1) Jain temples

2) Vaishnavite Temples

3) Saivite Temples

[A] Only 1 & 3

[B] Only 2 & 3

[C] 1, 2 & 3

[D] Only 1 & 2

Answer: [C] 1, 2 & 3

16) Which of the following Sikh Guru compiled the Adi Granth?

[A] Guru Nanak

[B] Guru Govind Singh

[C] Guru Arjan Dev

[D] Guru Har rai

Answer: [C] Guru Arjan Dev

17) Lathmar Holi is celebrated in which of the following?

[A] Vrindavan

[B] Barsana

[C] Mathura

[D] Gokul

Answer: [B] Barsana

18) Who among the following is the author of the autobiography entitled Aamar Kath (1913)?

[A] Satyajit Ray

[B] Rassundari Devi

[C] Ganesh Chandra Ghosh

[D] Binodini Dasi

Answer: [D] Binodini Dasi

19) Famous mosque Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra was built by which of the following ruler?

[A] Qutub-ud-Din-Aibak

[B] Muhammad Bin Tughlaq

[C] Alauddin Khilji

[D] None of the above

Answer: [A] Qutub-ud-Din-Aibak

20) Who was the author of the book Taj-ul-Maasir?

[A] Abul Fazl

[B] Jahangir

[C] Hasan Nizami

[D] None of the above

Answer: [C] Hasan Nizami

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