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Thursday History and Culture Quiz #16

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These are 7 questions on History and Culture. We hope that you are able to answer most of them and they serve as a sort of revision for you right before prelims. Answers will be uploaded at 5 :00 pm

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Q.1 Consider the following statements regarding the Indian Councils Act, 1892:

1. It increased the number of non-officials in the Imperial Legislative councils

2. It allowed voting upon the budget

3. Supplementaries could not be asked

Which of the statements given above is/are true?

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Q.2 Consider the following statements regarding the Mauryan Empire:

1. Panadhyaksha was the supervisor of markets

2. Samshadhyaksha was the supervisor of commerce

3. State did not have any control over mining

Which of the statements given above is/are true?

a) 1 and 3 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 3 only

d) None of these

 

Q.3 Consider the following statements regarding Manipuri dance:

1. Sankirtana accompanies the dance

2. The main musical instrument associated with the dance is dhol

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None of the above

 

Q.4 Consider the following statements:

1. Congress rejected the communal award as soon as they were announced in 1932

2. Poona Pact was accepted by the British Government

Which of the statements given above is/are true?

a) 1 only

b) 2 only

c) Both 1 and 2

d) None of the above

 

Q.5 Which of the following represents the miniature form of painting?

a) Ajanta paintings

b) Bagh Paintings

c) Apabhramsa Paintings

d) Lepakshi Paintings

 

Q.6 Land grants to the officers was started by which of the following rulers?

a) Harsha

b) Satavahanas

c) Kushans

d) Pandyas

 

Q.7 Consider the following Bhakti saints:

1. Kabir

2. Guru Nanak

3. Mirabai

Who among the above was/were propounders of Nirguna form of Bhakti?

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 3 only

c) 1 and 2 only

d) 1, 2 and 3

 

 

 

 

 

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