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Thursday, 30 August 2018

IAS Prelim 2018 GS paper 1 Question with Anawers

Art and Culture

Q. With reference to the religious practices in India, the “Sthanakvasi” sect belongs to (Pre18 Set-D)
  1. Buddhism
  2. Jainism
  3. Vaishnavism
  4. Shaivism
Q. With reference to the cultural history of India, consider the following statements : (Pre18 Set-D)
  1. White marble was used in making Buland Darwaza and Khankah at Fatehpur Sikri.
  2. Red sandstone and marble were used in making Imambara and Rumi Darwaza at Lucknow.
Correct statements are ?
  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2
Q. Consider the following pairs Craft vs Heritage of: (Pre18 Set-D)
  1. Puthukkuli shawls: Tamil Nadu
  2. Sujni embroidery: Maharashtra
  3. Uppada Jamdani saris: Karnataka
Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?
  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 3 only
  4. 2 and 3

Q. Consider the following pairs of Tradition vs State: (Pre18 Set-D)
  1. Chapchar Kut festival: Mizoram
  2. Khongjom Parba ballad: Manipur
  3. Thang-Ta dance: Sikkim
Find correct statements?
  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 2
  3. 3 only
  4. 2 and 3
Q. The well-known painting “Bani Thani” belongs to the (Pre18 Set-D)
  1. Bundi school
  2. Jaipur school
  3. Kangra school
  4. Kishangarh school
With reference to cultural history of India, consider the following statements : (Pre18 Set-D)
  1. Almost all the Tyagaraja Kritis are devotional songs in praise of Lord Krishna.
  2. Tyagaraja created several new ragas.
  3. Annamacharya and Tyagaraja are contemporaries.
  4. Annamacharya kirtanas are devotional songs in praise of Lord Venkateshwara.
Which of the statements given above are correct?
  1. 1 and 3 only
  2. 2 and 4 only
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. 2, 3 and 4


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