Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

Q.  Who was the founder of Yoga philosophy?

a. Jaimini
b. Kapila
c. Akshapada Gautam
d. Patanjali


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Patanjali Yoga philosophy is one of the six major orthodox schools of Hinduism. Yoga Sutras of Patanjali is a key text of the Yoga school of Hinduism. Patanjali was the founder of Yoga philosophy.
MCQs:  With reference to India's culture and tradition, what is "Kambala"?
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  Bhut Muri, Gandhakasala and Katta Sambar are:
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  Identify the famous Indian painting with the help of given information: 1: The artists of this painting are called ‘Patuas’ 2: The painting is traditionally done on cloth or paper with water colour 3: The themes of the painting are based on Hindu gods, goddesses, and other mythological characters from Ramayan and Mahabharat Select the correct answer from options given below:
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  Which of the following is/are recognised as the intangible cultural heritage of India by UNESCO? 1. Chanting of Vedic Mantra 2. Bharatnatyam of Tamil Nadu 3. Buddhist chanting in Ladhakh 4. Sankirtana of Manipur 5. Chhau dance of Orissa Select the correct option from codes given below:
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  Consider the following instruments: 1: Kuzhal 2: Nadaswaram 3: Sundari 4: Shehnai Which of the above are classified as double reed instruments?
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  Which of the following Indian Music Instruments are percussion instruments? 1: Maddale 2: Karatalas 3: Manjira 4: Tabla Select the correct option from the codes given below:
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  Identify the temple with the help of given information: 1: It is an example of Tamil architecture built during Chola period 2: The temple is included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites 3: The temple architecture is Dravidian in nature and the prime deity of the temple is lord Shiva Select the correct answer from options given below:
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  In context to Buddhist Architecture, a harmika is:
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  Jnanashrayi shakha and Sufi shakha are associated to:
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  "Paika Akhada" is also known as sword fighting. This martial art is predominantly practised in which state of India?
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  Identify the dance form with the help of given information: 1: It started out as a ritual dance form in the latter part of Bhakti movement 2: It is essentially dedicated to the love and devotion towards Lord Krishna 3: The movements involved in this dance form are basically circular with number of leaps and jumps 4:The dance form has been endowed with emotional content based on Sankaradeva’s Chinha-yatra and Ojapali Select the correct answer from options given below:
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  Consider the following differences between Bharatanatyam and Kathak: 1: While in Bharatanatyam the dancer has to perform more of sitting postures, in Kathak the dancer has to perform maximum in standing postures 2: Both Bharatanatyam and Kathak are classical dance forms of India Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  Consider the following differences between Vaisheshika and Nyaya philosophy: 1: While Nyaya philosophy accepts four independent sources of knowledge, but Vaisheshika accepts only two 2: Nyaya recognizes sixteen categories of reality, Vaisheshika recognizes only seven categories of reality Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  Consider the following statements about Dhrupad Music: 1: Dhrupad is the most ancient style of Carnatic music 2: Dhrupad is spiritual in nature Which of the above statements is/are correct?
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
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:
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  The Mahendra style, Mamalla style, Rajasimha Art and Aprajita Style are associated to which of the following?
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
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?
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  The Rig-Veda is a source of ___: 1. Gayatri Mantra 2. Nadistuti sukta 3. Purusha sukta Choose the correct option from the codes given below:
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  Which among the following statements conform to the teachings of Buddhism? 1: All conditioned things are in constant state of flux 2: In humans, there is no permanent, underlying substance that can be called the soul 3: Nothing in the physical world can bring lasting deep satisfaction of desires Select the correct option from the codes given below:
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts
MCQs:  In the ancient Buddhist texts, who among the following is believed to be described as Nigantha Nataputta?
Category: General Knowledge Quiz,   Published by: T-Code Scripts