General Knowledge Based on Indian Culture and Civilisation

1. Who said “Patriotisrn is religion and religion is love for India”

(A) Swami Vivekananda
(B) Raj Narain Bose
(C) Bankim Chandra Chatterji
(D) Bal Gangadhar Tilak


2. Which of the following is not a representative of Buddhist art ?

(A) Stupa                (B) Vihara
(C) Chaitya             (D) Relic towers


3. The masterpieces of Mauryan art were the-

(A) Stupas
(B) Sculptures
(C) Ashoka Pillars
(D) Both (B) and (C)


4. The people of Indus Valley civilization worshipped-

(A) Pashupati
(B) Indra and Varuna
(C) Brahma
(D) Vishnu


5. Wardha Scheme of Basic Education is proposed by-

(A) Jawaharlal Nehru
(B) Liaquat Ali Khan
(C) Mahatrna Gandhi
(D) M. A. Iinnah


6. Compared to Gupta age the caste system was more rigid during-

(A) The Mauryan age
(B) The time of Harshavardhana
(C) The Sakas
(D) The Cholas


7. Which of the following was a Chola king ?

(A) Nedunjheliyan
(B) Karikala
(C) Nedunjeraladan A
(D) Aryappadai Kadanda Nedu-


8. The Shiva temple at Thanjavur was built by Rajaraja the Great who was-

(A) A Chola ruler
(B) A Pallava ruler
(C) A Panclya ruler
(D) None of them


9. The Indus Valley civilization was discovered in the year-

(A) 1922              (B) 1910
(C) 1822              (D) 1824


10. Gangaikonda Cholapuram temple was built by-

(A) Rajaraja I
(B) Vikrama Chola
(C) Rajadhiraja
(D) Rajendran I


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