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Explore popular questions from Indian Art & Culture for SSC. This collection covers Indian Art & Culture previous year SSC questions hand picked by experienced teachers.

Q 1.

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The last Mahakumbh of the 20th century was held at

A

Nasik

B

Ujjain

C

Allahabad

Haridwar

Explanation

Haridwar

Q 2.

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The dance encouraged and performance from the temple of Tanjore was

A

Kathakali

B

Odissi

C

Kathak

Bharatanatyam

Explanation

Bharatanatyam

Q 3.

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The head quarters of Sahitya Akademi is at

A

Mumbai

B

Chennai

New Delhi

D

Kolkata

Explanation

New Delhi

Q 4.

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Kathak is a classical dance of

North India

B

Tamilnadu

C

Manipur

D

Kerala

Explanation

North India

Q 5.

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Madhubani a style of folk paintings, is popular in which of the following states in India?

A

Uttar Pradesh

B

Rajasthan

C

Madhya Pradesh

Bihar

Explanation

Bihar

Q 6.

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Thillana is a format of

A

Kuchipudi

B

Odissi

Baharatanatyam

D

Kathak

Explanation

Baharatanatyam

Q 7.

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The National Anthem was first sung in the year

1911

B

1913

C

1936

D

1935

Explanation

1911

Q 8.

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Kathakali is a dance prevalent in which state?

A

Karnataka

B

Orissa

Kerala

D

Manipur

Explanation

Kerala

Q 9.

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Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?

Lucknow

B

Hyderabad

C

Jaipur

D

Mysore

Explanation

Lucknow

Q 10.

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Kalchakra ceremony is associated with which of the following ceremonies?

A

Hinduism

Buddhism

C

Jainism

D

Islam

Explanation

Buddhism

Q 11.

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

Onam

B

Rongali Bihu

C

Navratri

D

Pongal

Explanation

Onam

Q 12.

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Who composed the famous song Sare Jahan Se Achha?

A

Jaidev

Mohammad Iqbal

C

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay

D

Rabindranath Tagore

Explanation

Mohammad Iqbal

Q 13.

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The holy book of Parsis is

A

Torah

B

Bible

Zend Avesta

D

Gita

Explanation

Zend Avesta

Q 14.

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The Rath Yatra at Puri is celebrated in honour of which Hindu deity

A

Ram

Jagannath

C

Shiva

D

Vishnu

Explanation

Jagannath

Q 15.

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Which of the following Akademis is responsible for fostering the development of dance, drama and music in India?

A

National School of Drama

Sangeet Akademi

C

Sahitya Akademi

D

Lalit Kala Akademi

Explanation

Sangeet Akademi

Q 16.

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Which of the following folk dance forms is associated with Gujarat?

A

Nautanki

Garba

C

Kathakali

D

Bhangra

Explanation

Garba

Q 17.

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Mohiniattam dance from developed originally in which state?

A

Tamil Nadu

B

Orissa

Kerala

D

Karnataka

Explanation

Kerala

Q 18.

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The world famous Sun Temple is situated at:

Konark

B

Mahabalipuram

C

Patna

D

Tirupati

Explanation

Konark

Q 19.

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Who is known as 'Grand old man of India'?

A

Mahatma Gandhi

B

Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Dadabhai Naoroji

D

Madan Mohan Malaviya

Explanation

Dadabhai Naoroji

Q 20.

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The Light of Asia' is written by:

A

Walpola Rahula

B

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

Edwin Arnold

D

Jack Kornfield

Explanation

Edwin Arnold

Q 21.

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Who was known as Iron man of India?

A

Govind Ballabh Pant

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

C

Jawaharlal Nehru

D

Subhash Chandra Bose

Explanation

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Q 22.

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Hari Prasad Chaurasia is a renowned player of ______.

Flute

B

Sitar

C

Sarod

D

Tabla

Explanation

Flute

Q 23.

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Ms. Meera Sahib Fathima Beevi is distinguished as the first lady

A

Prime minister of Bangladesh

B

Judge of the High court

Judge of Supreme Court

D

Governor of a state

Explanation

Judge of Supreme Court

Q 24.

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Hitendra Desai was famous in the field of ______

A

Social Service

Politics

C

Journalism

D

Literature

Explanation

Politics

Q 25.

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Which of the following languages has the largest number of speakers?

A

Spanish

B

English

Mandarin

D

Arabic

Explanation

Mandarin