Indian Culture – General Knowledge Questions Download

Q1. Natya – Shastra’ the main source of India’s classical dances was written by
A. Nara Muni
B. Bharat Muni
C. Abhinav Gupt
D. Tandu Muni


Q2. The words ‘Satyameva Jayate’ inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of India are taken from
A. Rigveda
B. Satpath Brahmana
C. Mundak Upanishad
D. Ramayana

Q3. Mohiniattam dance from developed originally in which state?
A. Tamil Nadu
B. Orissa
C. Kerala
D. Karnataka


Q4. Which of the following folk dance forms is associated with Gujarat?
A. Nautanki
B. Garba
C. Kathakali
D. Bhangra

Q5. ‘Kathakali’ is a folk dance prevalent in which state?
A. Karnataka
B. Orissa
C. Kerala
D. Manipur

Q6. The National Anthem was first sung in the year
A. 1911
B. 1913
C. 1936
D. 1935

Q7. The head quarters of Sahitya Akademi is at
A. Mumbai
B. Chennai
C. New Delhi
D. Kolkata


Q8. The last Mahakumbh of the 20th century was held at
A. Nasik
B. Ujjain
C. Allahabad
D. Haridwar

Q9. In which of the following festivals are boat races a special feature?
A. Onam
B. Rongali Bihu
C. Navratri
D. Pongal

Q10. Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?
A. Lucknow
B. Hyderabad
C. Jaipur
D. Mysore


Updated: June 27, 2016 — 4:10 pm

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