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Thursday History and Culture Quiz #4

Good Morning everyone, We believe that you have preparing well for your prelims examination and you have regularly assessing yourself by attempting our quiz on daily basis. So, here comes the 10 questions on History and Culture. Write the answers in comment section, lets see who comes up with all the correct answers.

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Q.1) Which of the following characterize/s the people of Indus Valley Civilization?
1. They had no belief in life after death.
2. They worshiped both male and female deities.
3. They carried out trade with Mesopotamia.

Select the correct statement/s using the codes given below.
a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1, 2 and 3
d) None of the above.

Q.2) With respect to the early struggle by Moderates in freedom struggle, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. They failed to widen their political bases to the masses.
2. They exposed the exploitative British Rule in India.
3. They promoted progressive thinking and modern ideas.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3

Q.3) Consider the following statement regarding the Poona Pact.
1. Election to seats was by joint electorate.
2. It allotted less number of seats than Communal Award.
3. It was an agreement between Mahatma Gandhi and the British.

Select the correct statement using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) 1, 2, and 3

Q.4) Which among the following events are associated with the tenure of Lord Ripon?
1. Appointment of Hunter Commission
2. Illbert Bill controversy
3. Factory Act, 1881
4. Local Self Government

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
a) 1, 2, 3 and 4
b) 1, 2 and 3 only
c) 2, 3 and 4 only
d) 1, 2 and 4 only

Q.5) Consider the following statements regarding revolt of naval ratings.
1. It started against the biased treatment of non-commission India Navy officers.
2. The mutiny was led by B.C. Dutt.

Select the Incorrect answer using the codes given below:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) None of the above

Q.6) Which of the following movements did not erupt in Bengal?
a) Faraizi revolt
b) Sanyasi rebellion
c) Fakir uprising
d) Moplah rebellion

Q.7)  With reference to religious reform movements of 19th and 20th century, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It enhanced cultural consciousness.
2. It generated violence in rural areas due to religion.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) None of the above

 

Q.8) Consider the following features of Dance form.
1. The main musical instrument is Pung.
2. The principal performers are maibas and maibis who re-enact the theme of the creation of the world.

Which of the following dance form has above mentioned features?
a) Manipuri
b) Oddisi
c) Sattriya
d) Kuchipudi

Q.9) Consider the following statements regarding the Mathura school of Art?
1. It emerged from Yaksha tradition.
2. Buddha’s statues were in the sitting position in the Mathura school.

Select the correct statement using the codes given below.
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) None of the above

 

Q.10) Consider the following set of Pairs.
1. Jizya                         : Tax on non-muslims
2. Kharaj                     : Land Tax, equal to 1/10 of the produce of the land
3. Zakat                       : 2% tax on Property
4. Khams                    : 1/5 of the booty captured during war.

Which of the pairs given above are correctly matched?
a) 1 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 1, 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

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