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GK Questions and Answers on Arts & Culture: Set 2

19-MAY-2016 14:38

    In this article we are presenting a set of 10 questions with answers based on the arts and culture of India. These questions would be very useful for the exams like IAS, PCS, SSC, CDS, Railways and all other competitive exams.

    1. Which of the following is not true about Bhimbetka caves?

    (a) These are in Madhya Pradesh

    (b) V. S. Wakankar discovered these cave.

    (c) These caves are searched in 1858

    (d) These rock shelters are declared a World Heritage Site in 2013.

    2. Which of the following statement is NOT correct about Jantar-Mantar?

    (a) There are total 6 Jantar-Mantar in India.

    (b) Delhi, Ujjain, Varanasi, Mathura and jaipur are main Jantar-Mantar in India.

    (c) Jantar-Mantar-jaipur is a only world heritage site among these monuments

    (d) Jantar Mantar-jaipur is built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh II

    3. Where is Group of Monuments of Hampi?

    (a) Tamil Nadu

    (b) Karnataka

    (c) Rajasthan

    (d) Odisha

    4. Which of the following is not matched correctly?

    (a) Rani ki Vav: Gujarat

    (b) Victorial memorial: Delhi

    (c) Char Minar: Hyderabad

    (d) Harmandir sahib: Punjab

    5. Who is the founder of Akbar’s tomb?

    (a) Jahangir

    (b) Noorjahan

    (c) Shahjahan

    (d) None of these

    6. Which of the following is not true about Meenakshi temple?

    (a) It belongs to Hinduism

    (b) It is situated in Madurai

    (c) It is dedicated to the incarnation of goddess Parvati.

    (d) All of the above are incorrect

    7. Which of the following is not matched correctly?

    (a) Vijay stambh : Chittorgarh

    (b) Shalimar Bagh: Sri Nagar

    (c) Vishnupad Temple : Uttar Pradesh

    (d) Shanti Niketan: Gujarat

    8. Who built Sheesh Mahal?

    (a) Jahangir

    (b) Akbar

    (c) Shahjahan

    (d) Humayun

    9. Who constructed the Adhai din ka Jhopda?

    (a) Qutub-ud-din Aibak

    (b) Iltutmish

    (c) Alauddin khiljee

    (d) Rana Kumbha

    10. Which of the following statement is wrong?

    (a) Biwi Ka Maqwara was built by Aurangzeb

    (b) Shalimar Bagh was built by Noorjahan

    (c) Sun temple was built was by Narshing dev I

    (d) Maharaja Ranjeet Singh built Harmindar sahib

    Question No.

    Answers

    1

    d

    2

    b

    3

    b

    4

    d

    5

    a

    6

    d

    7

    d

    8

    c

    9

    a

    10

    b

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