Indian Culture Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Indian Culture Solved MCQs Set30

Questions
1 Who prepared in 1937, the Report on vocational education as advocated by Mahatma Gandhi ?
1 Pandit Motilal Nehru
2 Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
3 Acharya Vinoba Bhave
4 Dr. Zakir, Hussain

Answer: Dr. Zakir, Hussain
2 Who wrote : “Truth without humility is an arrogant caricature. There is no remedy against hypocrisy but the world cannot be fooled all the time.”
1 Mahadev Govind Ranade
2 Rabindranath Tagore
3 Gopal Krishna Gokhale
4 M. K. Gandhi

Answer:M. K. Gandhi
3 Who founded the ‘Oriental School of Arts’ in Bengal, which recalled the ancient past and stressed national individuality in self-expression ?
1 Abanindranath Tagore
2 E.B. Havell
3 Nandlal Bose
4 Gaganendranath Tagore

Answer:Abanindranath Tagore
4 In Neolithic cultures, the pit-dwelling is the salient feature of :
1 Himachal Pradesh
2 Arunachal Pradesh
3 Jammu and Kashmir
4 Assam

Answer:Jammu and Kashmir
5 In the ancient Mesopotamian records the word Maluha stands for :
1 The region of Makran
2 The region of Iran
3 The region of Bactria
4 The Indus region

Answer:The Indus region
6 In which of the following Harappan sites, the evidence of fire altar is found ?
1 Sanghol
2 Dholavira
3 Rakhigarhi
4 Surkotada

Answer:Rakhigarhi
7 The Battle of Ten Kings was fought on the banks of which river ?
1 Beas
2 Jhelum
3 Satluj
4 Ravi

Answer: Ravi
8 Ayagpatta is associated with :
1 Buddhism
2 Jainism
3 Shaivism
4 Vaishnavism

Answer:Jainism
9 The Mahaparinirvana - sutra is a part of which Nikaya ?
1 The Majjhima - Nikaya
2 The Anguttara - Nikaya
3 The Digha - Nikaya
4 The Khuddaka - Nikaya

Answer: The Digha - Nikaya
10 Which of the following works says that the physician Atreya taught at Takshashila ?
1 The Jatakas
2 The Ashtadhyayi
3 The Indica
4 The si-yu-ki

Answer:The Jatakas
11 The Buddhavamsha is a part of :
1 The Digha - Nikaya
2 The Majjhima - Nikaya
3 The Samyutta - Nikaya
4 The Khuddaka - Nikaya

Answer:The Khuddaka - Nikaya
12 Which one of the following is not correct about Jainism ?
1 The Agamas of undivided Svetambara and Digambara canon are not available
2 The Ajiva elements did not include space and time
3 Jainism shows a close affinity with the samkhya system of logic
4 There is no God or creator of the Universe

Answer: The Ajiva elements did not include space and time
13 The Meru Cosmology is related with :
1 The Nyaya system
2 The Samkhya system
3 Jainism
4 The Vedanta

Answer:Jainism
14 The cross between which castes originated the Nishadas in theory ?
1 A Brahmana male and a Kshatriya female
2 A Kshatriya male and a Shudra female
3 A Brahman male and a Shudra female
4 A Kshatriya male and a Vaishya female

Answer: A Brahman male and a Shudra female
15 Who says that the boldness of speech of Sandrocottus (Chandragupta Maurya) offended Alexander to the extent that he ordered for his execution, but he escaped ?
1 Strabo
2 Plutarch
3 Pliny
4 Justin

Answer:Justin

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