Indian Culture mcq questions and answers for competitive exams

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1.
Which of the following is a popular form of Buddhism in Japan?

a
Pikachu
b
Matsushita
c
Zen
d
Totoro

2.
A sanskrit word meaning 'action' or 'fate', a lot of people equate it to 'What comes around goes around' . What is the term?

a
Sangha
b
Bodhi
c
Sutra
d
Karma

3.
Gathasaptasati sculptural panel is displayed in the museum of:

a
Bhopal
b
Jabalpur
c
Gwalior
d
Indore

4.
In which of the following festivals are boat races a special feature?

a
Pongal
b
Navratri
c
Rongali Bihu
d
Onam

5.
Which of the following instrument does not need to blow air by mouth to play?

a
Banzo
b
Flute
c
French Horn
d
Trumpet

6.
Which among the following is a folk dance of India?

a
Kathakali
b
Mohiniattam
c
Garba
d
Manipuri

7.
Who was sent to foreign countires by Asoka to preach Buddhism?

a
Sanghamitra
b
Menander
c
Devanampiya
d
None of these

8.
Medhatithi was the commentator of which of the following smritis?

a
Manu Smriti
b
Vishnu Smriti
c
Narada Smriti
d
Katyayana Smriti

9.
The ratio of width of our National flag to its length is

a
3:5
b
2:3
c
2:4
d
3:4

10.
What is the vehicle of Lord Kamadeva?

a
Elephant
b
Owl
c
Parrot
d
Swam

11.
Consider the following statements about Arya Samaj:

a
It repudiated caste system and the fourfold Varna division.
b
It started a Shudhi movement to reconvert people to Hinduism.
c
Both of these
d
None of these

12.
In which year National Anthem was first sung?

a
1920
b
1906
c
1915
d
1911

13.
In Uttar Pradesh, the famous place of pilgrimage of both Jain and Baudh is at -

a
Kushinagar
b
Devipatan
c
Kaushambi
d
Saranath

14.
Who among the following is the God of War and Thunder?

a
Brahma
b
Indra
c
Shiva
d
Arjuna

15.
Guru Arjan Sahib Ji dictated Guru Granth Sahib Ji to

a
Bhai Gurdas Ji
b
Bhai Nand Lal Ji
c
Guru Gobind Singh Ji
d
Guru Hargobind Sahib

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