From art and culture  Questions Asked in ssc cgl

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QS.-1
'Lavani' is a dance form of which state in India? 

Options: 
1 ) Maharashtra  
2 ) Gujarat 
3 ) Madhya Pradesh 
4 ) Andhra Pradesh  

Correct Answer: Maharashtra 

QS.-2
 Rukmini Devi Arundale was a reputed dancer and choreographer in which form of dancing?
Options: 
1 ) Opera 
2 ) Lavani 
3 ) Bharatnatyam  
4 ) Dandiya  

Correct Answer: Bharatnatyam 


Qs.-3
 Sanchi Stupa was built by? 
Options: 
1 ) Akbar  
2 ) Humayun  
3 ) Ashoka  
4 ) Narasimha 

Correct Answer: Ashoka 

Qs-4
'Hunar Haat' an exhibition to exhibit and promote the arts and artisans from minority community was launched at which of the following events? 
Options: 
1) Pushkar Fair, 2016  
2) IITF, New Delhi, 2016  
3) Suraj Kund Craft Mela, 2017  
4) Kumbh Mela, 2015  

Correct Answer: IITF, New Delhi, 2016 

Qs.-5
 Dandia is a form of dance associated with which of the following state?  
Options: 
1 ) Haryana 
2 ) Punjab 
3 ) Gujarat  
4 ) Rajasthan  

Correct Answer: Gujarat 

Qs.-6
 Which of the following pair is INCORRECT? 
Options: 
1 ) Amjad Ali Khan - Tabla 
2 ) Ustad Bismillah Khan - Shehnai 
3 ) Hema Malini - Bharatnatyam 
4 ) Shambhu Maharaj - Kathak  

Correct Answer: Amjad Ali Khan - Tabla 

Qs.-7
Which of the following pair is INCORRECT? 
Options: 
1) Muthuswami dikshita- Carnatic Music
2) Parveen Sultana - Singer
3) M.S. Gopalakrishnan -  Violinist
4) Nandlal bose - Flute

Correct Answer: Nandlal bose - Flute

Qs.-8
 Madhuri Dixit is associated with which Indian Dance form?         
Options: 
1 ) Bharatnatyam
2 ) Kuchipudi
3 ) Kathak
4 ) Kathakali

Correct nswer: Kathak

Qs.-9
 Which one of the following films was not directed by Satyajit Ray?
Options: 
1) Shatranj ke khiladi
2) Charulata
3) Jalsaghar
4) Gumnam 

Correct Answer: Gumnam 

Qs.10
Who amongst the following is a renowned vocalist? 
Options: 
1 ) Kaushalaya Reddy 
2 ) Manit Bawa 
3 ) Raa Ravi Verma 
4 ) Pt. asra

Correct nswer: Pt. asra

QS.-11
Who amongst the following is a renowned Indian classical dancer?
 Options: 
1 ) Palghat Mani Iyer
2 ) Madhumati
3 ) Sonal Mansingh
4 ) Siddheshwari Devi 

Correct Answer: Sonal Mansingh 

Qs.-12
 Jallikattu practiced in Tamil Nadu is a part of which festival? 
Options: 
1  Onam
2  Pongal
3  atuanali
4  ampi

Correct Answer: Pongal 

Qs.-13
Who amidst  the following is a distinguished painter ?
Options:
1) Uday shankar
2) Sonal Mansingh
3) Amrita shergill
4) Yamini Kirshnamurthy

Correct Answer:Amrita shergill

Qs.-14
 Which Indian state hosted the 3 days long 'International Yoga Fest' held from 8th to 10th March, 2017?
Options: 
1) Uttar Pradesh
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Maharashtra
4) Delhi  

Correct Answer: Delhi 

Qs.-15
 Japanese art Ikebana is related to _____.
Options: 
1)  paper folding 
2)  flower arrangement   
3  tree cutting 
4  sand art   

Correct Answer: flower arrangement 

Qs.-16
In which city of India is Charminar Located ?
1) Pune
2) Delhi
3) Hyderabad
4) Aurangabad

Correct Answer: Hyderabad

Qs.-17
 Jama Masjid of Delhi was built by? 
 Options: 
1) Akbar
2) Humayun
3) Babar
4) Shah Jahan

Correct Answer: Shah Jahan 

Qs.-18
 Indian Mughal paintings originated during the rule of which Mughal Emperor?
ptions: 
1 ) Humayun
2 ) Akbar
3 ) Jahangir
4 ) Shah Jahan

Correct Answer: Humayun 

Qs.-19
In which city of India is Dhameka Stupa located ?
Option
1) Pune
2) Delhi
3) Varanasi
4) Hyderbad

Correct Answer:Varanasi

Qs.-20
Where is Humayun's Tomb is located? 
Options: 
1) Hyderabad
2) New Delhi
3) Mumbai
4) Kolkata  
Correct Answer: New Delhi

Qs.-21
 Who started construction of Nalanda (Mahavihara) ? 
Options: 
1 ) Dharampala
2 ) Ashoka
3 ) Kumaragupta
4 ) Harihara  

Correct Answer: Kumaragupta 

Qs.-22
Group of  Monuments at Hampi was built by ?
Opion:
1) Harihara and Bukka
2) Udayin and shishunaga
3) Devarman and Vainya
4) Maravarman and Sirmara

Correct Answer: Harihara and Bukka

Qs.-23
 Gol Gumbaz was designed by? 
Opion:
 1) Ustad Ahmad of Lahouri
 2) George Wittet
 3) Henry Irwin
4) Yaqut of Dabul

  Correct Answer:Yaqut of Dabul 

 Qs.-24
 Buland Darwaza is located in? 
Options: 
1) West Bengal
2) Gujarat
3) Uttar Pradesh
4) Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer: Uttar Pradesh

Qs.-25
  Bikaner school, Jaipur school, Marwar school, Mewar school are all schools of? 
Options: 
1) Miniature paintings
2) Rajput paintings
3) Madhubani paintings
4) Cave paintings 

Correct Answer: Rajput paintings