General Knowledge

Indian Culture - Section 1

1.  'Kathakali' is a folk dance prevalent in which state?

A. Karnataka
B. Orissa
C. Kerala
D. Manipur
2.  Which of the following dances is a solo dance?

A. Ottan Thullal
B. Kuchipudi
C. Yakshagana
D. Odissi
3.  The National Anthem was first sung in the year

A. 1911
B. 1913
C. 1936
D. 1935
4.  Thillana is a format of

A. Kuchipudi
B. Odissi
C. Baharatanatyam
D. Kathak
5.  'Madhubani', a style of folk paintings, is popular in which of the following states in India?

A. Uttar Pradesh
B. Rajasthan
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Bihar
6.  Mohiniattam dance from developed originally in which state?

A. Tamil Nadu
B. Orissa
C. Kerala
D. Karnataka
7.  Which of the following folk dance forms is associated with Gujarat?

A. Nautanki
B. Garba
C. Kathakali
D. Bhangra
8.  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
9.  The Rath Yatra at Puri is celebrated in honour of which Hindu deity

A. Ram
B. Jaganath
C. Shiva
D. Vishnu
10.  The book of Parsis is

A. Torah
B. Bible
C. Zend Avesta
D. Gita