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Art & Culture Previous Year QuestionsDaily GS Foundation MCQs - SthaapnaIAS Previous Year QuestionsStaapana - April 2019Sthaapana – April 2019 – Week 4

IAS Previous Year Art & Culture Questions | Lecture 04 | Paintings & Crafts

Q.1) Kalamkari painting refers to 

(a)a hand-painted cotton textile in South India

(b)a handmade drawing on bamboo handicrafts in North-East India

(c)a block-printed woolen cloth in Western Himalayan region of India

(d)a hand-painted decorative silk cloth in North-Western India

Q.2) The well-known painting “Bani thani” belongs to the 

(a)Bundi School

(b)Jaipur School

(c)Kangra School

(d)Kishangarh School

Q.3) There are only two known examples of cave paintings of the Gupta period in ancient India. One of these is paintings of Ajanta caves. Where is the other surviving examples of Gupta paintings? 

(a)Bagh caves

(b)Ellora caves

(c)Lomas Rishi cave

(d)Nasik caves

Q.4) The painting of Bodhisattva Padmapani is one of the most famous and oft-illustrated paintings at 

(a)Ajanta

(b)Badami

(c)Bagh

(d)Ellora

Q.5) Consider the following famous name: 

1.Amrita Sher-Gil

2.Bikash Bhattacharjee

3.N.S Bendre

4.Subodh Gupta

Who of the above is/are well known as artists?

(a)1 only

(b)1 and 4 only

(c)2,3 and 4 only

(d)1, 2, 3 and 4

Q.6) Consider the following towns of India:

1.Bhadrachalam

2.Chanderi

3.Kancheepuram

4.Karnal

Which of the above are famous for the production of traditional sarees/fabric?

(a)1 and 2 only

(b)2 and 3 only

(c)1, 2 and 3

(d)1, 3 and 4

Q.7) Consider the following pairs:

Which of the pairs given above is/are correct?

(a)1 only

(b)1 and 2

(c)3 only

(d)2 and 3

 

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