Art And Culture UPSC Questions

Art And Culture Questions For All Exams
on 22 Feb 2019, 10:30AM
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  • Art And Culture UPSC
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1 Match the artists with their art form.

S.No.ArtistArt-Form
A Jatin Das Sitar
B Parveen sultana Painting
C Pradosh Dasgupta Hindustani music
D Ustad Vilayat Khan Sculpture
S.No.list-1List-2
A B C D
1 1 2 3 4
2 4 1 3 2
3 3 4 2 1
4 2 3 4 1

2 Which of the followings are correctly matched?

S.No.ArtistArt-Form
1 Jamini Roy Painter
2 Bhuvneshwari Kumari Shooting player
3 Alla Rakha Tabla Player
4 Medha Patka Environmental Activist
S.No.list-1List-2
1 2 3 4
1 1 2 4 3
2 1 3 4 2
3 3 4 2 1
4 1 3 4

3 Who composed the “Raga Kameshwari”?

a) Pt. Ravi Shankar
b) Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
c) Uday Shankar
d) None of these

4 Who is the composer of “Miyan ki Malhar”?

a) Watson
b) Tansen
c) Mandal
d) Hutchinson

5 Who is the writer of the book “Romancing With Life”?

a) Dev Anand
b) Kapil Dev
c) Bill Clinton
d) Shashi Tharur

6Match the following and choose the correct answer

S.No.list-1List-2
1 My Presidential Years S. Radhakrishanan
2 The Hindu view of Life V.V.Giri
3 Voice of Conscience Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
4 Without Fear or Favor R. Venkatraman
S.No.list-1List-2
1 2 3 4
1 B A D C
2 D C B A
3 B C D A
4 D A B C

7 Who composed the “Raga Kameshwari”?

a) Pt. Ravi Shankar
b) Uday Shankar
c) None of these
d) Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

8 In which of the following state of India, Kamakhya Temple is located?

a) Meghalaya
b) Manipur
c) Assam
d) Nalanda

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9 Who was the painter of the famous painting named “Bharatmata”?

a) Gaganedranath Tagore
b)Nandlal Bose
c) RABINDRANATH TAGORE
d) Gemini Roy

10 Match the followings and choose the correct option

S.No.list-1List-2
1 Yamini Krishnamurthy Painting
2 Wasim Jaffer Politics
3 Raja Ravi Varma Bharatnatyam
4 Rahul Gandhi Cricket
S.No.list-1List-2
1 2 3 4
1 A B C D
2 C D B A
3 D B C A
4 C D A B

11 Match the followings

S.No.list-1List-2
1 Jeev Milkha Singh Dance
2 Jagdish Khattarr Painting
3 Swapna Sundari Golf
4 Raja Ravi Varma Automobile Industry
S.No.list-1List-2
A B C D
1 1 2 3 4
2 4 3 2 1
3 1 2 4 3
4 3 4 1 2

12 Who is the writer of the book “Long Walk To Freedom”?

a) Louis Fischer
b) Aung San Suu Kyi
c) Nelson Mandela
d) Mao Tse Tung

13Which of the following books are written by Late Mulk Raj Anand?

a)Coolie
b) The Barber’s Trade Union
c) All of these
d) Two Leaves and A Bud

14 Who is the author of the book “Employment, interest, and Money”?

a) A. Marshall
b) D. Patinkin
c) J.M. Keynes
d) A. Smith

15 Who made the famous painting of “Mona Lisa”?

a) Michael Angelo
b) Leonardo da Vinci
c) Picasso
d) Van Gogh

16 Match the following works with their writer

S.No.list-1List-2
1 Gira Govinda Hemchand
2 Yog Shashtra Bhaskaracharya
3 Shribhashya Ramanuja
4 Siddhanta Siromani Jayadeva
S.No.list-1List-2
A B C D
1 2 4 3 1
2 4 1 2 3
3 4 3 1 2
4 4 1 3 2

17 Who is the composer of “Miyan ki Malhar”?

a) Baiju Bawra
b) Tansen
c) Amir Khusaro
d) Swami Haridas

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18Match the followings and choose the correct answer

S.No.list-1List-2
1 Vinoo Mankad Kathak Dance
2 Sunil Mittal Dairy Development
3 Uma Sharma Cricket
4 V. Kurien Telecom Industry
S.No.list-1List-2
1 2 3 4
1 A B C D
2 C D B A
3 D B C A
4 C D A B

19 For which of the following, Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia is famous?

a) Tabla
b) Shehnai
c) Sarod
d) Flute

20 In which of the following state of India, the “Madhubani” style of folk painting is popular?

a) West Bengal
b) Bihar/
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Uttar Pradesh

21 In which of the following state, Mohiniyattam Dance form was developed?

a) Karnataka
b) Odisha
c) Kerala
d) Tamilnadu

22 Match the followings and answer the correct option-

S.No.list-1List-2
1 Asad Ali Khan Shehnai
2 Mallikarjun Violin
3 Bismillah Khan Classical Music
4 V. T. N.Krishanan Veena
S.No.list-1List-2
A B C D
1 2 4 3 1
2 3 4 2 1
3 1 2 3 4
4 4 3 1 2

23 Match the followings

S.No.Folk-StylePopular In State
1 Heer Geet Bengal
2 Bhatiyali Geet Punjab
3 Garba Dance Uttar Pradesh
4 Raas Dance Gujarat
S.No.list-1List-2
A B C D
1 2 4 3 1
2 3 4 2 1
3 1 2 3 4
4 2 1 4 3

24 Kathakali dance form was originated in which of the following state?

a) Karnataka
b) Odisha
c) Kerala
d) Tamilnadu

25“Amrita Shergil is famous as a

a) Sculptor
b) Musician
c) Painter
d) Dancer

26 Whose one of the best artwork was “The Last Supper”?

a) Michael Angelo
b) Leonardo da Vinci
c) Titian
d) Rafael




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