1. Home
  2.  |  
  3. Art & Culture

General Knowledge for Competitive Exams

Read: General Knowledge | General Knowledge Lists | Overview of India | Countries of World

Chhath Puja: 10 Amazing facts about History, Origin and Rituals

Nov 12, 2018
Festivals in India have very close affinity with the nature. Chhath Puja is one of the festivals which are celebrated after one week of Diwali that is riverside rituals in which the Sun God or Surya is worshipped, giving it the name of ‘Suryasasthi.

10 Facts about Diwali

Nov 6, 2018
Diwali, the major Hindu festival is around the corner and the ambience is full of excitement.

Top 10 Tallest Statues in the World

Oct 31, 2018
Human has a history of constructing memorials and statues, as ways of recognizing and preserving political memories. In today's world, it is built on commission to commemorate a historical event, or the life of an influential person. In this article, we are giving the list of top 10 Tallest Statues in the World along with their height, location and to whom they are dedicated for general awareness.

Why India's highest Cinema award given in the name of Dadasaheb Phalke?

Oct 17, 2018
Dadasaheb Phalke Award is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by the Directorate of Film Festivals, an organisation set up by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. It is India's highest award in cinema. In this article, we have discussed why India's highest Cinema award given in the name of Dadasaheb Phalke and the list of recipients of this award which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Heterodox Schools of Indian Philosophy

Oct 17, 2018
The Indian Philosophy refers to the ancient philosophical traditions of Indian sub-continent which can be orthodox or heterodox. Every Indian School of Philosophy accepted the theory of karma and rebirth, and the ideal of moksha is conceived as liberation from the cycle of births and deaths. In this article, we are giving the list of Heterodox Schools of Indian Philosophy which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Institute and Organisation related to Handicrafts

Oct 17, 2018
Handicrafts are the creative products made by the skill of the hand without the help of modern machinery and equipment’s. In this article, we are giving the list of Institute and Organisation related to Handicrafts which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Oct 9, 2018
The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international awards bestowed in several categories by Swedish and Norwegian institutions in recognition of academic, cultural, or scientific advances. In this article, we are giving the list of 2018, 2017 and 2016 laureates who get a Nobel prize for the contributions in chemistry, economics, literature, peace, physics, or physiology or medicine.

List of Important features of Indian Temple

Sep 17, 2018
The Indian temples are symmetry-driven structure, with many variations, on a square grid of padas, depicting perfect geometric shapes such as circles and squares. In this article, we are giving the list of important features of Indian Temple, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Schools of Temple Architecture in India

Sep 17, 2018
The temple architecture in India reflects a synthesis of arts, the ideals of Dharma, beliefs, values and the way of life. The culture of Indian temple architecture has encouraged aesthetic independence to temple builders and also its architects have sometimes exercise flexibility in creative expression by adopting other perfect geometries and mathematical principles. In this article we are giving the names of Schools of Temple Architecture in India and discussed about the distinct features which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Important Fairs of Uttar Pradesh

Aug 9, 2018
Fairs are an intrinsic part of the Indian culture- a golden thread that runs through its cultural fabric. Generally fairs are organised at the religious places. About 2,250 fairs are held every year in the state of Uttar Pradesh. In this article, we are giving the list of important fairs of the Uttar Pradesh, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Famous Dramatists of Theatre in Indian Classical Period

Jul 31, 2018
The Drama theatre in India is as old as the Indian culture which boasts its glorious association with illustrious Indian dramatists since its antiquity. The term Indian classical drama refers to the tradition of dramatic literature and performance in ancient India. During ancient India, there were great dramatists and their creation is magnum opus. In this article, we are giving the list of Famous Dramatists of Theatre in Indian Classical Period, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

How is Box Office collection calculated?

Jul 27, 2018
At present, the total revenue of the Indian film industry is Rs. 13,800 crore. But do you know that how Box office collection is calculated? If not, then read this article to understood that how the total collection of a film is calculated.

Mural Painting: History, Styles of Art and its Characteristics

Jul 27, 2018
The Mural Painting or artwork is date back to the times beyond the pages of history and as a form of valuable testimony of life from the prehistoric time to today. It is associated with Modern man, who first appeared in Africa around 200,000 BC, and began migrating northwards into Europe and Asia sometime after 100,000 BC. In this article, we are giving the concept, definition and characteristics of Mural Painting, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Folk Music and its Characteristics

Jul 25, 2018
The glimpse of rural world can be seen in the folk music of the villages. They are not only the medium of entertainment among the rural masses but also a reflection of the rural society. In this article, we are giving the concept of Folk Music and its characteristics, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Important Indian Sites of Prehistoric Paintings

Jul 25, 2018
Paintings and drawings were the oldest art forms practiced by human beings to express themselves using the cave wall as their canvas. The prehistoric paintings are in the form of murals. Theses murals were made by the prehistoric man using their tools on the inner walls of the cave. In this article, we are giving the list of Important Indian Sites of Prehistoric Paintings, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Ancient Indian Scripts

Jul 24, 2018
All Indian scripts are derived from Brahmi. There are three main families of scripts: Devanagari; Dravidian; and Grantha. There are many languages in the Ancient Indian script, such as Sanskrit, Pali, and Hindi. In this article, we are giving the list of Ancient Indian Scripts, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Major Puppetry Traditions of Indian States

Jul 23, 2018
The Puppetry is one of the traditional art form which is used as an effective medium of entertainment and communication. It is an art form, not only provides entertainment but also conveys a meaningful and useful message. In this article, we are giving the list of Major Puppetry Traditions of Indian States, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

List of Folk Paintings of India

Jul 20, 2018
Folk Paintings are pictorial expressions of village painters which are marked by the subjects chosen from the epics like Ramayana and Mahabharata, Bhagvata Purana as well as daily village life, birds and animals and natural objects like sun, moon, plants and trees. In this article, we are giving the list of Folk Paintings of India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

School of Miniature Painting in India

Jul 20, 2018
Indian paintings have their origin in our ancient past. They depict the life and customs followed by the people of those times. Indian miniature paintings are one of the best examples of handmade forms of visual art in India. In this article, we are giving the names and the features of important school of miniature painting in India, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Do you know that how Indian Art of Miniature Painting evolves?

Jul 19, 2018
Miniature paintings are executed on a very small scale and are generally done on perishable material such as cloth, paper, leaves, etc. It is an ancient art in India and there were many schools for the same, including those of the Rajputs, Deccans and the Mughals. In this article, we are giving the definition, features and evolution of Indian Miniature painting, which is very useful for the competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK