Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

Q.  Which among the following are the earliest examples of Rock Cut architecture in Ancient India?

a. Barbara Caves
b. Elephanta caves
c. Kanheri Caves
d. Ajanta Caves


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The Barabar Hill Caves are the oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India. It is located in Bihar.
MCQs:  Which of the following is/are example/examples of Rashtrakuta architecture? 1: Kailash Temple at Ellora 2: Virupaksha Temple 3: Brihadisvara temple at Thanjavur Select the correct option from codes given below:
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MCQs:  Consider the following statements about Pallava art and architecture: 1: Pallava art shows transition from rock cut monolithic structures to stone built temple 2: Kailasanathar Temple at Kanchipuram is an example of Pallava art and architecture Which of the above statements is/are correct?
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MCQs:  In the ancient Buddhist texts, who among the following is believed to be described as Nigantha Nataputta?
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MCQs:  Consider the following sites: 1: Apatani Cultural Landscape 2: Thembang Fortified Village 3: Moidams Which among the above is / are located in North East India?
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MCQs:  Consider the following pairs of fairs / festivals and their respective states: 1: Moatsu Mong Festival – Nagaland 2: Minjar Festival – Chhattisgarh 3: Vautha Fair – Karnataka Which of the above is / are correct pairs?
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MCQs:  The Dongria Kondh tribe has recently won a heroic victory against mining giant Vedanta Resources in an iconic fight to save their sacred hills. The Dongria Kondh tribe are residents of _?
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MCQs:  Consider the following statements about the Angami tribals of India: 1: They are Naga tribe native to Nagaland state in North-East India 2: They are listed as a Scheduled Tribe, in the 6th schedule of the Indian Constitution 3: They are known for the Sekrenyi celebrations every February Which of the above statements is/are correct?
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MCQs:  The Pichhwai are: 1: intricate paintings which portray Lord Ram 2: mainly practised in the Mithila Region of Bihar Which of the above statements is/are correct?
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MCQs:  Recently, Narendra Modi Government installed plaque with the name and quote of which of the following personalities at cellular jail?
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MCQs:  Which of the following is / are correct pairs? 1: Varkari Sect – Tuka Ram 2: Vishishtadvaita – Sri Ramanujacharya 3: Shuddadvaita – Vallabhacharya Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Consider the following differences between Mughal and Rajput style of Painting: 1: While Mughal style is more realistic and materialistic, Rajput style is more spiritual 2: While Mughal style is said to be isolated from folk art, Rajput style has been influenced from folk art Which of the above statements is/are correct?
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MCQs:  Consider the following differences between Svetambara and Digambara Jains: 1: While Digambaras practice total nudity to avoid all attachments, Shvetambaras reject nudity 2: While Digambaras believe that women cannot attain moksa, Shvetambaras believe that women can attain moksa Which of the above statements is/are correct?
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MCQs:  Consider the following pairs: 1: Vikat Lasya – Laya, Taal, Bhavas are exhibited while performing 2: Visham Lasya – Horizontal, circular and slanted movements 3: Laghu Lasya – Producing sound on earth through anklets Which of the above is/are correct?
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MCQs:  Consider the following matches: 1: Bohag Bihu – advent of the cropping season 2: Bhogali Bihu – harvest festival 3: Kongali Bihu – Assamese new year Which among the above is / are correct?
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MCQs:  Which of the following is / are correct matches? 1: Anurag Sagar – Kabir 2: Sahitya-Lahiri – Surdas 3: Vinaya Patrika – Raskhan Select the correct option from the codes given below:
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MCQs:  Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Odissi dance form? 1: Odissi dance includes both Tandava and Lasya elements. 2: It symbolises the element of air Select the correct option from codes given below:
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