Practice MCQ Questions on India’s culture and customs/India’s culture and customs GK Questions and Answers

Q1. Which of the following is not among the six branches of Indian painting (shadanga)?

(a) Lavanya
(b) Sadrsya
(c) Varnikabhanga
(d) Khams

Answer: D [Khams]

Q2. Artists of which of the following paintings are also known as Patua painters?

(a) Kalamkari
(b) Madhubani
(c) Kalighat
(d) Batik

Answer: C [Kalighat]

Q3. The ideas of ruh (soul), qurbat (divine proximity), and hulul (infusion of the divine spirit), Ishq (divine love), and Fana (self-annihilation) are central to the theory of which of the following?

(a) Bhagvatism
(b) Shaivism
(c) Vaishnism
(d) Sufism

Answer: D [Sufism]

Q4. Which of the following was rewarded with the office of shaikh ul Islam by Iltutmish?

(a) Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
(b) Khwaja Hussain Nagauri
(c) Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti
(d) izamuddin Auliya

Answer: A [Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki]

Q5. Akbar is believed to be the follower of which of the following bhakti saints?

(a) Kabir
(b) Ramanuja
(c) Guru Nanak
(d) Dadu Dayal

Answer: D [Dadu Dayal]

Q6. Which of the following popularised the Sankirtan/Kirtan system?

(a) Chaitanya Mahaprabhu
(b) Narsingh Mehta
(c) Saint Tyagaraja
(d) Tulsidas

Answer: A [Chaitanya Mahaprabhu]

Q7. Why was Jain dharma founder Mahavira called so?

(a) He was fearless in the midst of dangers
(b) He attained moksha in early age
(c) He revolted against conservative brahmanism
(d) He plays a key role in spreading Jainism as 24th tirthankara

Answer: A [He was fearless in the midst of dangers]

Q8. Who among the following played pivotal role leading to the emergence of Vedantism?

(a) Shankaracharya
(b) Madhavacharya
(c) Ramanuja
(d) All of the above

Answer: D [All of the above]

Q9. Ajnana schools of ancient Indian philosophy traces its origin to which of the following religions?

(a) Jainism
(b) Buddhsim
(c) Both of the above
(d) None of the above

Answer: C [Both of the above]

Q10. Traditional Advaita Vedanta centers on which of the following for its elaboration and interpretation?

(a) Sruti
(b) Brahma
(c) Bhagavad Gita
(d) All of the above

Answer: D [All of the above]

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