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Thursday, 30 August 2018

IAS Prelim 2019 some important MCQ on Art and Culture

INDIAN CULTURE

IAS Prelim 2019 some important MCQ on Art and Culture

Q1. Consider the following Statements regarding aranyakas:
1. Aranyakas or the treatises of the jungle have origin in the philosophical discussions of the Brahmanas.
2. Present the transitional phase between the ritualistic symbolism of
the Brahmana.
Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None



Q2. Consider the following Statements regarding Upanishads:
1.written in form of prose.
2. In the literal term, it means that knowledge which is imparted to the
student who is sitting around teacher.
3. The Upanishads are the end of the Vedas.
4. They are expressions of philosophical concepts.
Identify the correct statements:
a) 1, 2 & 3 only
b) 2, 3 & 4 only
c) All are correct
d) 2 & 4 only.



Q3. Consider the following Statements regarding Puranas:
1. The Puranas were written to illustrate and expound the truth of the Vedas.
2. The fundamental philosophical and religious truths are expounded through popular legends or mythological stories.
Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None


Q4. Consider the following Statements regarding Kalidasa’s contributions to classical
sansktrit literature:
1. Kalidasa wrote two great epics, Kumarasambhava (the birth of Kumar),
and Raghuvamsa (the dynasty of the Raghus).
2. Kalidasa is the most distinguished dramatist and his treatment of the rasa
of love in all its possible manifestations in the three plays
Malavikagnimitra (Malavika and Agnimitra), Vikramorvasiya (Vikram and
Urvasi) and Abhigyana Shakuntala (the recognition of Shakuntala) is
unparalleled.
3. In Kalidasa’s narrative lyric poem, Meghaduta (the cloud messenger),
Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 & 2 only
b) 2 & 3 only
c) All are correct
d) 2 only



Q5.which statements are true regarding classical indian literature:
1. Panchtantra was written by Narayan Pandit..
2. Hitopadesha was written by Vishnu Sharma.
Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

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