Indian Culture Questions

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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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Bhagavata Mela is a folk dance of

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Andhra Pradesh

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Q:

Dollu Kunitha is a folk dance from

A) karnataka B) Kerala
C) Bihar D) Tamil Naidu
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) karnataka

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Q:

The word Tirthankara is related to which religion?

 

A) Buddhism B) Christianity
C) Jainism D) Hinduism
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Jainism

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Which of the following is not an element of culture?

A) Customs and traditions B) Religion
C) Human Beleifs D) Forms of government
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Human Beleifs

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Culture is the social behavior and norms found in human societies. The 7 main elements that make up culture are ::

 

1. Social organization
- the family patterns and social classes of a culture.

 

2. Customs and traditions
- way people act, wear, what they eat, and their laws.

 

3. Language
- communication by word of mouth.

 

4. Religion
- a system of beliefs that answers questions about the meaning of life.

 

5. Art and literature
- ways the people entertain themselves. There stories they tell and how they dance. Its also the music they listen to and there artwork.

 

6. Forms of government
- the people or group(s) that control the people and provide/ enforce the laws.

 

7. Economic systems
- the method used by a society to produce and distribute goods and services.

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Q:

kuchipudi belongs to which state

A) Telangana B) Tamilnadu
C) Andhra Pradesh D) Kerala
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Andhra Pradesh

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Kuchipudi is a dance-drama performance, with its roots in the ancient Hindu Sanskrit text of Natya Shastra. 

It originated in a village named Kuchipudi in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Kuchipudi is also known as Kuchelapuram or Kuchilapuri in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.

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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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Which among the following temples of India is known as "Black Pagoda"  ? 

A) Brihadeeshwara Temple, Tanjore B) Sun Temple, Konark
C) Meenakshi Temple, Madurai D) Jagannath Temple, Puri
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sun Temple, Konark

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Konark Sun Temple is a 13th century temple of Odisha, built by Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty. It is also known as Black Pagoda. It’s a World Heritage Site. It is considered as architectural marvel for which Odisha, best known worldwide.

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