Indian Culture General Knowledge(GK) Questions with Answers

Questions and Answers:
*In which City Famous Meenakshi Amman Temple Situated?
a. Madurai
b. Bangalore
C. Mumbai
d. Chennai

Ans:Madurai
*’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

Ans:    Bharat Muni
*’Dandia’ is a popular dance of
A.      Punjab
B.      Gujarat
C.      Tamil Nadu
D.      Maharashtra

Ans:Gujarat
*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

Ans:Mundak Upanishad
*Sattriya is a classical dance form of which State?
a. Manipur
b. Uttar Pradesh
c. Assam
d. Andhra Pradesh

Ans:Assam
*The ratio of width of our National flag to its length is
A.      3:5
B.      2:3
C.      2:4
D.      3:4

Ans:2:3
*Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Jana Gana Mana’ has been adopted as India’s National Anthem. How many stanzas of the said song were adopted?
A.      Only the first stanza
B.      The whole song
C.      Third and Fourth stanza
D.      First and Second stanza

Ans:Only the first stanza
*Mohiniattam dance from developed originally in which state?
A.      Tamil Nadu
B.      Orissa
C.      Kerala
D.      Karnataka

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

Ans:Garba
*Which classical dance form is famous in Tamil Nadu?
a. Kuchipudi
b. Mohiniattam
c. Bharatanatyam
d. Kathakali

Ans:Bharatanatyam
*Which of the following is not a folk dance of Uttar Pradesh?
a. Quawwalis
b. Chhau
c. Birhas
d. Charkulas

Ans:Chhau
*Which is classical dance form of Uttar Pradesh.
a. Kathakali
b. Kathak
c. Kuchipudi
d. Mohiniattam

Ans:    Kathak
*Which is the folk dance of Andhra Pradesh?
a. Kolattam
b. Karakattam
c. Lavani
d. Saturi

Ans:Kolattam
*In which year National Anthem was first sung?
a. 1911
b. 1912
c. 1913
d. 1914

Ans:1911
*Which of the following Akademis is responsible for fostering the development of dance, drama and music in India?
A.      National School of Drama
B.      Sangeet Akademi
C.      Sahitya Akademi
D.      Lalit Kala Akademi

Ans:Sangeet Akademi
*Which devotional saint was cobbler by profession?
a. Tulsidas
b. Raidas
c. Surdas
d. None of the above

Ans:    Raidas
*Which Indian Academy is promoting dance, drama and music?
a. Sahitya Academy
b. National School of Drama
c. Lalit Kala Academy
d. Sangeet Academy

Ans:Sangeet Academy
*The book of Parsis is
A.      Torah
B.      Bible
C.      Zend Avesta
D.      Gita

Ans:Zend Avesta
*Madhubani painting is famous in which of the following state?
a. Uttar Pradesh
b. Kerala
c. Bihar
d. Tamil Naidu

Ans:Bihar
*The word ‘Sathyameva Jayate’ is taken from __________
a. Yajur Veda
b. Mundaka Upanishad
c. Atharva Veda
d. Sam Veda

Ans:Mundaka Upanishad
*’Kathakali’ is a folk dance prevalent in which state?
A.      Karnataka
B.      Orissa
C.      Kerala
D.      Manipur

Ans:Kerala
*Which of the following dances is a solo dance?
A.      Ottan Thullal
B.      Kuchipudi
C.      Yakshagana
D.      Odissi

Ans:Ottan Thullal
*The head quarters of Sahitya Akademi is at
A.      Mumbai
B.      Chennai
C.      New Delhi
D.      Kolkata

Ans:New Delhi
*Which of the raga is not composed by Tansen?
a. Deepak Raga
b. Bhairav Raga
c. Darbari Todi
d. Malhar Raga

Ans:Deepak Raga
*Which dish is one of the popular dishes of Kashmir?
a. Aloo Ka Raita
b. Dum Aloo
c. Kesar Chawal
d. Murgh Achaari

Ans:Dum Aloo
*The National Song of India was composed by
A.      Rabindranath Tagore
B.      Bankim Chandra Chatterji
C.      Iqbal
D.      Jai Shankar Prasad

Ans:Bankim Chandra Chatterji
*The famous song ‘Saare Jaha se Achha’ is composed by ___________
a. Ravindra Nath Tagore
b. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhya
c. Mohammad Iqbal
d. None of the above

Ans:    Mohammad Iqbal
*The National Anthem was first sung in the year
A.      1911
B.      1913
C.      1936
D.      1935

Ans:1911
*Thillana is a format of
A.      Kuchipudi
B.      Odissi
C.      Baharatanatyam
D.      Kathak

Ans:    Bharatanatyam
*Which of the following Raga is sung early in the morning?
a. Todi
b. Darbari
c. Malhar
d. Bhopali

Ans:    Todi
*Aripana, an art form of Rangoli is practised in which state?
a. Tamil Nadu
b. Kerala
c. Bihar
d. Uttar Pradesh

Ans:Bihar
*Which of Rangoli is made with the help of coarse rice flour?
a. Aripana
b. Kolam
c. Alpana
d. None of the above

Ans:Kolam
*Boat race is part of which of the following festival?
a. Pongal
b. Onam
c. Bihu
d. Navratri

Ans:Onam
*Who had introduced Police system in India?
a. Lord Wellesley
b. Lord Minto
c. Lord Hastings
d. Lord Cornwallis

Ans:    Lord Cornwallis

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