Art and Culture - General Awareness Questions and Answers


General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Which of the following dances is anchored in the Vaishnava faith of the Meiteis?

A)

Sattriya

B)

Kuchipudi

C)

Manipuri

D)

Chhau

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

In India, the tradition of singing ghazal was established by ___________.

A)

 Hazrat Nizamuddin

B)

 Hazrat Ali

C)

Hazrat Amir Khusrau 

D)

Hazrat Shahenshahwali 

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Sheik Chinna Moulana used to play which of the following instruments?

A)

Mridangam

B)

Ghatam

C)

Tabla

D)

Nadhaswaram

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Which of the following instruments is played by Anokhelal Mishra?

A)

Sarod

B)

Tabla

C)

Surbahar

D)

Shehnai

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Thetakudi Harihara Vinayakram, an Indian percussionist, is known for popularising which of the following musical instruments?

A)

Tabla

B)

Sitar

C)

Ghatam

D)

Sarangi

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Arjuna’s Penance, a mammoth architecture with finely carved rock sculptures, serves as a venue for the Mamallapuram Dance Festival, in the backdrop of the ___________.

A)

Bay of Bengal

B)

 Brahmaputra River

C)

Indian Ocean

D)

Godavari River

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Vilayat Khan is associated with which musical instrument?

A)

Bansuri

B)

Santoor

C)

Tabla

D)

Sitar

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Who among the following invented and perfected India’s classical dance form Sattras?

A)

Guru Gopinath

B)

Uday Shankar

C)

K Uma Rama Rao

D)

Srimanta Sankardev

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Which of the following dance forms is performed by Guru Vempati Chinna Satyam?

A)

Odissi

B)

Manipuri

C)

Kuchipudi

D)

Bharatanatyam

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Modhera Dance Festival is an annual cultural phenomenon in the _________ district of the state of Gujarat.

A)

 Mehsana

B)

 Amreli

C)

 Junagadh

D)

Anand

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Which of the following Odissi dancers is also a master of percussion instruments like Mridangam, Pakhavaj and Tabla?

A)

Ramani Ranjan Jena

B)

Sujata Mohapatra

C)

Sudhakar Sahoo

D)

Kelucharan Mohapatra

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Makaravilakku festival is celebrated at the sacred grove of Lord Ayyappa in:

A)

 Andhra Pradesh

B)

 Telangana

C)

 Kerala

D)

 Karnataka

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

The efforts of Siddhendra Yogi have brought glory to the dance form called ______.

A)

Kathakali

B)

Bharatanatyam

C)

Mohiniyattam

D)

Kuchipudi

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Splashing the mud and racing across the fields, the roaring buffalos raced by a man are typical sights for which of the following festivals of Karnataka?

A)

Karaga

B)

Mahamastakabhisheka

C)

Pattadakal

D)

Kambala

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Which of the following is a UNESCO recognised dance form?

A)

 Bhangra

B)

 Giddha

C)

 Dalkhai

D)

 Kalbelia

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

From which of the following English words is the name ‘Bhangra’ derived in the context of Bhangra Dance?

A)

 Style

B)

 Hemp

C)

 Rhythm

D)

 Movement

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

______ is a form of ballad singing prevalent in Odisha.

A)

 Sohar

B)

 Daskathia

C)

 Kajri

D)

 Powada

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

______ is a vocal form of music from the state of Punjab.

A)

Ghazal

B)

Bhajan

C)

Qawwali

D)

Tappa

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

‘Ummatt-aat’ is a folk dance form performed in ______.
 

A)

 Coorg

B)

Gangtok

C)

 Itanagar

D)

 Kasauli

General Awareness » Art and Culture

QUESTION

Which of the following is NOT a percussion instrument?

A)

 Ghatam

B)

 Tabla

C)

 Mridangam

D)

 Sarod