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Thursday History and Culture Quiz #17

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Q.1 Consider the following statements
1. Immediate release of all political prisoners
2. Remission of all fines not yet collected
3. Right to make salt in coastal villages for commercial purpose
Which of the statements given above were a part of Gandhi-Irwin Pact?
a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q.2 Which among the following was not a recommendation of Indian Universities Act, 1904
a) The number of fellows of a university and their period in office was to be increased
b) Conditions were to be made stricter for affiliation of colleges
c) Universities were to give more attention to study and research
d) Government was to have power to veto university senate regulations
Q.3 The feature given below correspond to which style of music?
1. It was sung by camel drivers of North West
2. It comprises of a very short taan.
3. The main exponent of this style was Mian Sodi
Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
a) Dhamar
b) Tappa
c) Tarana
d) Dhrupad
Q.4 Which among the following are the literary works of Harshavardhana?
1. Ratnavali
2. Priyadarsika
3. Nagananda
4. Linganusasanam
 
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1, 2 and 3 only
b) 2, 3 and 4 only
c) 1, 2 and 4 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Q.5 Consider the following forms of puppetry:
1. Kundhei
2. Bomalattam
3. Ravanchhaya
Which of the above belong to the group of string puppetry?
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q.6 Consider the following statements regarding Vardhamana Mahavira:
1. He did not recognize the existence of god.
2. He condemned the varna system
Which of the statements given above is/are true?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) None of these
Q.7 Consider the following statements regarding the Mauryan Empire:
1. It had a well-developed Espionage system.
2. Royal order superseded all authority even the Dharma.
3. The advice of the parishad was binding on the king.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

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