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

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

uvAcha Quiz – 8

Which among the following is a folk dance of India

Mohiniattam

  1. Garba
  2. Manipuri
  3. Kuchipudi

 

Which folk dance of Northern India is based on the scenes from the life of Krishna

  1. Kuchipudi
  2. Rasleela
  3. Chhau
  4. Bihu

 

Dandia is a popular dance of

  1. Punjab
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Gujarat
  4. Karnataka

 

In which dance form are the themes called from the Ramayana and Mahabharata

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

 

Which of the following folk dance is popular during the harvest season in Punjab

  1. Bhangra
  2. Kathak
  3. Odissi
  4. Garba

 

Answers for uvAcha quiz – 7

(a)    Jatakas  (b)  Paintings  (c)  Buddha  (d)  Handmade paper  (e)  Oil colours

uvAcha Quiz – 7

Ajanta paintings depict scenes from the

  1. Mahabharata
  2. Upanishads
  3. Jatakas
  4. Ramayana

Which art did Jahangir mainly patronize?

  1. Architecture
  2. Music
  3. Paintings
  4. Sculpture

An overwhelming majority of the images at Ajanta are those of

  1. Vishnu
  2. Durga
  3. Buddha
  4. Siva

Miniature painting is made on

  1. Cloth
  2. Wall
  3. Paper
  4. Handmade paper

Which colours are used in the Rajasthani miniature paintings

  1. Tempura colours
  2. Water colours
  3. Oil colours
  4. Pastel colours

Answers for uvAcha quiz – 6

(a)    26th January  (b)  Republic day  (c)  Param Vir Chakra  (d)  Padma Awards  (e)  The most conspicuous bravery or self-sacrifice on land, air or sea, but not in the presence of enemy

uvAcha Quiz – 6

National Bravery Awards are given to children for their indispensable courage on

  1. 26th January
  2. 15th August
  3. 14th November
  4. 2nd October

India shows its military might on which day?

  1. Republic day
  2. Independence day
  3. Army Day
  4. Martyr day

Which is the highest Gallantry Award in India?

  1. Param Vishishtat Seva Mandal
  2. Param Vir Chakra
  3. Kirti Chakra
  4. Vir Chakra

The following awards are given for exceptional and distinguished service of high order in any field.

  1. Bharat Ratna Awards
  2. Padma Awards
  3. Ashok Chakra
  4. Arjuna Awards

Ashok Chakra is awarded for

  1. Acts of gallantry in the presence of army
  2. Gallantry by children
  3. Outstanding contribution to literature
  4. The most conspicuous bravery or self-sacrifice on land, air or sea, but not in the presence of enemy

Answers for uvAcha quiz – 4

(a)    Bhimsen Joshi  (b)  Tansen  (c)  M.S.Subbulakshmi  (d)  Lata Mangeshkar  (e)  A.R.Rahman

uvAcha quiz – 5

a.    He is known as the “flying musician of India”

  1. Bhupen Hazarika
  2. Pandit Ravi Shankar
  3. Bhimsen Joshi
  4. Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan

b.   He is praised as one of the ‘9 gems’ of Akbar’s court

  1. Tansen
  2. Zakir Hussain
  3. Ustad Amir Khan
  4. Pandit Hariprasad Chourasia

c.   This singer performed at the UN assembly

  1. D.K.Pattammal
  2. M.S.Subbulakshmi
  3. M.L.Vasanthakumari
  4. Sudha Raghunathan

d.  This singer is known as the Nightingale of India

  1. Lata Mangeshkar
  2. Asha Bhonsle
  3. Kavitha Krishnamurti
  4. Alisha Chinoy

e.   The singer of “vande matram” remix

  1. Rabindranath Tagore
  2. Chaterjee
  3. A.R.Rrahman
  4. G. Venugopal

Answers for uvAcha quiz – 4

(a)  22nd December   (b)  Vikram Sarabhai  (c)  1975  (d)  Tarapur, Maharashtra  (e)  Prafulla Chandra Roy

uvAcha Quiz – 4

Which day is celebrated as National Mathematics Day in India as a respect to S.Ramanujan?

  1. 17th January
  2. 13th March
  3. 30th August
  4. 22nd December

Who is known as the Father of Indian Space Program?

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

India’s first satellite Aryabhatta was launched by India in the year

  1. 1972
  2. 1980
  3. 1978
  4. 1975

First nuclear plant in India

  1. Tarapur, Maharashtra
  2. Rawatbhata, Rajasthan
  3. Narora, UP
  4. Kakrapar, Gujarat

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

  1. Shivaram Bhoje
  2. Aravind Bhatnagar
  3. Sri Kumar Banerjee
  4. Prafulla Chandra Roy

Answers for uvAcha Quiz – 3

(a)  Krishna  (b)  Raksha Bandhan  (c)  Pongal  (d)  Kerala  (e)  Gujarat

uvAcha Quiz – 3

a.   Janmasthami is a popular festival to celebrate the birth of …

  1. Rama
  2. Krishna
  3. Surya
  4. Buddha

b.  This festival is a celebration of the relationship between brother and sister.

  1. Diwali
  2. Raksha Bandhan
  3. Holi
  4. Onam

c.  This festival is a harvest festival

  1. Holi
  2. Pongal
  3. Dushera
  4. Diwali

d.  Onam is an important festival of which state?

  1. Andhra Pradesh
  2. Tamilnadu
  3. Kerala
  4. Karnataka

e.  Kite Festival is celebrated in

  1. Chennai
  2. Assam
  3. Gujarat
  4. Kashmir

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