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Indian Culture

1. The ratio of width of our National flag to its length is:

  1. 3:5
  2. 2:3
  3. 2:4
  4. D.3:4

Answer: B

2. Rabindranath Tagore's 'Jana Gana Mana' has been adopted as India's National Anthem. How many stanzas of the said song were adopted?

  1. Only the first stanza
  2. The whole song
  3. Third and Fourth stanza
  4. First and Second stanza

Answer: A

3. 'Natya - Shastra' the main source of India's classical dances was written by:

  1. Nara Muni
  2. Bharat Muni
  3. Abhinav Gupt
  4. Tandu Muni

Answer: B

4. 'Dandia' is a popular dance of:

  1. Punjab
  2. Gujarat
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Maharashtra

Answer: B

5. The words 'Satyameva Jayate' inscribed below the base plate of the emblem of India are taken from:

  1. Rigveda
  2. Satpath Brahmana
  3. Mundak Upanishad
  4. Ramayana

Answer: C



6. Mohiniattam dance from developed originally in which state?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Orissa
  3. Kerala
  4. Karnataka

Answer: C

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

  1. Nautanki
  2. Garba
  3. Kathakali
  4. Bhangra

Answer: B

8. Which of the following Akademis is responsible for fostering the development of dance, drama and music in India?

  1. National School of Drama
  2. Sangeet Akademi
  3. Sahitya Akademi
  4. Lalit Kala Akademi

Answer: B

9. The Rath Yatra at Puri is celebrated in honour of which Hindu deity:

  1. Ram
  2. Jaganath
  3. Shiva
  4. Vishnu

Answer: B

10. The book of Parsis is:

  1. Torah
  2. Bible
  3. Zend Avesta
  4. Gita

Answer: C