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1. Who wrote ‘Natya-Shastra’ the main source of India’s classical dances?

Nara Muni
Bharat Muni
Abhinav Gupta
Tandu Muni

2. ‘Dandia’ is a popular dance form of____________

Punjab
Gujarat
Tamil Nadu
Maharashtra

3. Who composed the song ‘Saare Jahan se Achha’?

Muhammad Iqbal
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
Rabindra Nath Tagore
Jaidev

4. Who is regarded as ‘War God’ in Rigveda?

Varuna
Surya
Indra
Agni

5. Which North India classical dance style means ‘story teller”?

Odissi
Kuchipudi
Bharatnatyam
Kathak

6. ___________ is the sacred book of Buddhists.

Vedas
Upnishads
Tripitaka
Jatakas

7. The phrase ‘Satyamev Jayate’ has been taken from _________.

Mundak Upanishad
Rig Veda
Quran
Tripitaka

8. Mohiniattam dance form originally in__________.

Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Odisha
Karnataka

9. Kathakali folk dance is prevalent in__________.

Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Odisha
Karnataka

10. Which Sikh Guru constituted Khalsa and introduced new baptism ceremony requiring every Sikh to observe five Ks’- Kesh, Kirpan, Kachha, Kanghi, Kara?

Guru Govind Singh
Guru Hari Krishan
Guru Amar Das
Guru Teg Bahadur

11. The Khajuraho temples were built under________.

Haryanka Kings
Ikshavakus Kings
Pauravas Kings
Chandela Kings

12. Magical charms and spells have been described in_________.

Yajur Veda
Atharva Veda
Rig Veda
Sama Veda

13. Who was the author of the famous play’Mrichhakatikam’?

Sudraka
Vasantasena
Charudatta
Samsthanaka

14. Which one is a Chalcolithic culture of Ancient India?

Malwa culture
Manipuri culture
Pathan culture
None of these

15. The Indus Valley civilization covered and area of __________ sq. km.

10,50,000
11,50,000
12,50,000
None of these

16. Which is the oldest philosophical system of Ancient India?

Samkhya
Nyaya
Yoga
Vedanta

17. During the Vedic period grains were collectively called as_________.

Yava and Ann
Yava and Dhanya
Anna and Dhan
Dhan and Dhanya

18. The ‘Sabha’ and ‘Samiti’ have been called two daughter of ‘Prajapati’ in __________

Yajur Veda
Atharva Veda
Rig Veda
Sama Veda

19. ‘Rauf’ is a folk dance of_________.

Jammu and Kashmir
Punjab
Haryana
Rajasthan

20. Which of the following is a dance form of Karnataka?

Bayalata
Karma
Rouf
Lava

21. Paryushan is an important festival of___________.

Jain community
Zoroastrian community
Buddhist community
Jew community

22. Which of the following is not a popular ‘Gharana’ of Hindustani Classic Music?

Patiala Gharana
Gwalior Gharana
Mewati Gharana
Rajwadi Gharana

23. Which of the following is a dance form of Rajasthan?

Jhulan
Manni
Dappu
Kumi

24. Karma is a dance form of __________.

Punjab
Rajasthan
Jharkhand
Kerala

25. Which festival is dedicated to Goddess Durga and her nine avatars?

Sankranti
Navratri
Diwali
Holi