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In which of the following festivals are boat races a special feature?

A) Rongali Bihu B) Onam
C) Pongal D) Navratri
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Onam

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The paintings in the Ajanta and Ellora caves are indicative of the development of art under the -

A) Pallavas B) Chalukyas
C) Pandyas D) Rashtrakutas
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Chalukyas

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What is the name of the elephant which serves as the mount of Lord Indra?

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Airavata

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'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
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Bihar

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Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?

A) Hyderabad B) Lucknow
C) Mysore D) Jaipur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Lucknow

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Tansen, a great musician of his time, was in the court of –

A) Akbar B) Shahjahan
C) Bahadur Shah D) Jahangir
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Akbar

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

A) Third and Fourth stanza B) The whole song
C) First and Second stanzav D) Only the first stanza
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Only the first stanza

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Who put up the most stiff resistance against the British in India?

A) The Rajputs B) The Marathas
C) The Moghals D) The Sikhs
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) The Marathas

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