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Thursday History and Culture Quiz #6

Good Morning Everyone, How is your preparation going on for UPSC IAS Prelims 2016? Here are the Question set of MCQ on History and Culture for Civil Services Examination. Attempt this quiz and write your answers in comment section, to evaluate yourself on next day.

[Questions]

Q.1) Consider the following statements regarding Vijyanagara empire:
1. There were 10 celebrated Telugu poets in the court of Krishnadeva Raya.
2. Krishnadeva Raya was a gifted scholar in Malayalam and Telugu.
3. Krishnadeva Raya Patronised famous Tamil Poet Haridas.

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

Q.2) Which of the following statement is/are true?
1. Congress was organizationally weaker at the time of Civil Disobedience Movement than at Non cooperation movement.
2. Muslim Participation in CDM was nowhere as compared to NCM.

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.3) Consider the following statements:
1. The Objective of CDM was dominion status and not just swaraj.
2. In CDM there was decline in the participation of the intelligentsia.

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

Q.4) Consider the following statements with respect to Indigo rebellion of 1859-61.
1. There was  no unity between Hindu and Muslims.
2. Rebellious ryots maintained a great organisation and discipline.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.5) Consider the following statements:
1. Amir Khusro is regarded as father of Qawwali.
2. Amir Khusro began his career as a poet in the rule of Balban.
3. He was a disciple of Sufi saint Nizamuddin Auliya.

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

Q.6) Consider the following statements:
1. Charvaka is the philosophy of the materialism and scepticism.
2. Samkhya philosophy denies the existence of God.

Which of the statements given above is/are incorrect?
a) 1 only
b) 2 Only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.7) Consider the following statements about Indian music:
1. Jaipur Gharana is associated with the Tappa musical genre of Hindustani classical music.
2. Sushir vadya is same as percussion instruments.

Select the correct statement using the codes given below.
a) 1 Only
b) 2 Only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q.8) Consider the following statements.
1. Mansabdari system was borrowed from central Asia
2. Under Akbar, Mansab system was represented by the dual rank of Zat and Sawar.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
a) 1 Only
b) 2 Only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

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