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

Q1. The last day of Durga Puja is known as

(a) Shashthi
(b) Saptami
(c) Nabami
(d) Dashami

Answer: (D) Dashami

Q2. Raja Ravi Varma is best known as

(a) Singer
(b) Painter
(c) Sculpture
(d) None of the above

Answer: (B) Painter

Q3. Ayurveda is a combination of how many components

(a) 8
(b) 13
(c) 18
(d) 24

Answer: (A) 8

Q4. Which indian community celebrates the khordad sal

(a) Sikh
(b) Jain
(c) Parsi
(d) Hindu

Answer: (C) Parsi

Q15. The oldest form of composition of Hindustani vocal music is

(a) Thumri
(b) Ghazal
(c) Dhrupad
(d) None of the options

Answer: (C) Dhrupad

Q6. The name of Alla Rakha is related with

(a) Shehnai
(b) Tabla
(c) Sitar
(d) Santoor

Answer: (B) Tabla

Q7. Which one classical dance is performed traditionally by males

(a) Sattriya
(b) Kuchipudi
(c) Kathakali
(d) Bharatanatyam

Answer: (C) Kathakali

Q8. Where is Pushkar Fair held?

(a) Udaipur
(b) Jaisalmer
(c) Jodhpur
(d) Ajmer

Answer: D.Ajmer

Q9. Sattriya is a classical dance form of which State?

(a) Manipur
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Assam
(d) Andhra Pradesh

Answer: C. Assam

Q10. Which of the following folk dance forms is associated with Gujarat?

(a) Nautanki
(b) Garba
(c) Kathakali
(d) Bhangra

Answer: B.Garba

Q11. With which of the following states of India is the Garba dance associated

(a) Gujrat
(b) Punjab
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Madhya Pradesh

Answer: (A) Gujrat

Q12. Lohri is celebrated in the month of

(a) April
(b) September
(c) July
(d) January

Answer: (D) January

Q13. How many classical Kathakali stories are includes in traditional Kathakali dance

(a) 51
(b) 101
(c) 131
(d) 151

Answer: (B) 101

Q14. Kathakali dance is a combination of how many elements of fine art

(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 7

Answer: (C) 5

Q15. Indian classical dance forms are based on the instructions of which book

(a) Natya Katha
(b) Natya Shastra
(c) Natya Kala
(d) None of the above

Answer: (B) Natya Shastra

Q16. Total number of Indian classical dance forms recognized by the Sangeet Natak Akademi

(a) 5
(b) 7
(c) 8
(d) 11

Answer: (C) 8

Q17. Eri, Muga and Pat silk are mainly produced in which state

(a) West Bengal
(b) Sikkim
(c) Assam
(d) Meghalaya

Answer: (C) Assam

Q18. Nataraja is a depiction of the god

(a) Shiva
(b) Bishnu
(c) Bramha
(d) Indra

Answer: (A) Shiva

Q19. Tikli is an ornament wearing on the

(a) Ear
(b) Neck
(c) Forehead
(d) Hand

Answer: (C) Forehead

Q20. From which day of the Kartik month, Dugra Puja celebrated

(a) Second
(b) Fifth
(c) Six
(d) Eight

Answer: (C) Six

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