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IAS Previous Art & Culture Questions | Lecture 11 | Miscellaneous


Q.1) Consider the following statements:  

1.The Islamic Calendar is twelve days shorter than the Gregorian Calendar

2.The Islamic Calendar began in AD 632

3.The Gregorian Calendar is a solar calendar

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a)1 only

(b)1 and 2

(c)1 and 3

(d)3 only

Q.2) Chaitra 1 of the National calendar based on the Saka Era corresponds to which one of the following dates of the Gregorian calendar in a normal year of 365 days?  

(a)22nd March (or 21st March)

(b)15th May (or 16th May)

(c)31st March (or 30th March)

(d)21st April (or 20th April)

Q.3) The Archaeological survey of India is an attached office of the Department/Ministry of  



(c)Science & Technology

(d)Human Resource Development

Q.4) Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched? 

(a)Guru Amar Das    :   Miri and Piri

(b)Guru Arjan Dev    :   Adi Granth

(c)Guru Ram Das     :  Dal Khalsa

(d)Guru Gobind Singh   :  Manji

Q.5) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: 

    A B C D

(a)2 4 3 1

(b)2 3 4 1

(c)1 4 3 2

(d)1 3 4 2

Q.6) Consider the following statements regarding the Chakiarkoothu form of dance:  

1.It is performed by Chakiar caste

2.It cannot be traditionally witnessed by the higher caste Hindus

3.Mizhavu is the accompanying instrument

4.Its theatre form is called koothambalam

Which of these statements are correct?

(a)1, 3 and 4

(b)1, 2 and 3

(c)2, 3 and 4

(d)1, 2 and 4

Q.7) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: 



(a)2 1 4 3

(b)2 4 1 3

(c)3 1 4 2

(d)3 4 1 2

Q.8) Consider the following pairs:

1.Gatka, a traditional Martial Art   : Kerela

2.Mudhubani, a Traditional Painting  : Bihar

3.Singhey Khabas Sindhu Darshan Festival  : J&K

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

(a)1 and 2 only

(b)3 only

(c)2 and 3 only

(d)1, 2 and 3

Q.9) With reference to Indian history, who among the following is a future Buddha, yet to come to save the world?  






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