uvAcha Quiz – 12

Vikramshila University, an ancient university of India whose ruins are situated in present day Bihar was founded by which Pala ruler

  1. Dharmapala
  2. Devapala
  3. Mahipala
  4. Govindpala

Shilbadra was the head of which university of ancient India

  1. Vallabhi
  2. Nalanda
  3. Vikramshila
  4. Takshashila

In ancient India, Nalanda University was a great centre for the study of –

  1. Hinayana Buddhism
  2. Mahayana Buddhism
  3. Jainism
  4. Hinduism

This university campus was spread across three adjoining hills – Lalitgiri, Ratnagiri and Udayagiri

  1. Odantapuri
  2. Somapura
  3. Pushpagiri
  4. Vallabhi

This university was well-known for its specialized training on the subject of Tantrism

  1. Vallabhi
  2. Odantapuri
  3. Takshashila
  4. Vikramshila

 

Answers for uvAcha quiz – 11

(a)  Kathakali (b)  Kuchipudi  (c)  Manipuri  (d)  Bharatnatyam   (e ) Mohiniattam

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uvAcha Quiz – 12

Which classical Indian dance is traditionally performed by men

  1. Kathak
  2. Kathakali
  3. Odissi
  4. Kuchipudi

 

Which of the following classical Indian dance is from the state of Andhra Pradesh

  1. Manipuri
  2. Odissi
  3. Kuchipudi
  4. Kathak

 

This dance form doesn’t involve anklets as a part of the dancer’s attire.

  1. Manipuri
  2. Odissi
  3. Mohiniattam
  4. Kuchipudi

 

This classical dance originated in Tamil Nadu

  1. Kathak
  2. Kuchipudi
  3. Bharatanatyam
  4. Kathakali

 

Which one of the following is essentially a solo dance?

  1. Odissi
  2. Manipuri
  3. Bharatanatyam
  4. Mohiniattam

 

Answers for uvAcha quiz – 11

(a)  Vishnu Sharma (b)  The Rigveda  (c)  Sage Vyasa  (d)  Katha Upanishad (e) Tamil

uvAcha Quiz – 11

The original ‘Panchatantra’ was written by

  1. Samudra Gupta
  2. Vishnu Sharma
  3. Kalidasa
  4. Tulsidasa

 

Which of the following is generally considered as the oldest literary work in the history of the world

  1. The Rigveda
  2. The Yajurveda
  3. Mahabharata
  4. The Bible

 

Which sage was credited for organizing voluminous vedic literature into four distinct vedas

  1. Sage Jaimini
  2. Sage Vyasa
  3. Sage Vasishta
  4. Sage Yajnavalkya

 

Which of the following Upanishads contain the teaching of ‘Lord of Death’ (Yama Dharmaraja) to the little boy Nachiketas

  1. Kena Upanishad
  2. Brihadaranyaka Upanishad
  3. Isavashya Upanishad
  4. Katha Upanishad

 

Tolkappiyam is a treatise on which grammar

  1. Malayalam
  2. Telugu
  3. Tamil
  4. Kannada

 

Answers for uvAcha quiz – 10

(a)  Vikram Sarabhai (b)  Prafulla Chandra Ray  (c)  Homi J Bhabha  (d)  1930  (e)  Jamshedji Tata

uvAcha Quiz – 10

He is known as the Father of Indian Space Program

  1. V.Raman
  2. Vikram Sarabhai
  3. APJ Abdul Kalam
  4. Satish Dhawan

 

He is known as the founder of India’s first pharmaceutical company ‘Bengal Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals

  1. Shivram Bhoje
  2. Arvind Bhatnagar
  3. Srikumar Banerjee
  4. Prafulla Chandra Ray

 

He is the He is known as the father of Indian Nuclear Programme

  1. APJ Abdul Kalam
  2. Homi J Bhabha
  3. Vikram Sarabhai
  4. Meghnad Saha

 

The National Academy of Sciences, India was founded in the year

  1. 1920
  2. 1930
  3. 1945
  4. 1956

 

He is the founder of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

  1. Sir A.G.Bourne
  2. V.Raman
  3. Vikram Sarabhai
  4. Jamshedji Tata

 

Answers for uvAcha quiz – 9

(a)  Raidas   (b)  Guru Nanak  (c)  Basavaraja  (d)  Ramanuja  (e)  Chaitanya

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