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UPSC CSE: Indian History- Art and Culture Test 1

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Question 1

There are a number of puppet traditions in different regions of the country. Select the correct pair from the following given below:

1) Chamadyacha Bahulya : Maharashtra

2) Tholu Bommalata : Kerala

3) Ravanchhaya: Odisha

4) Tolpava Kuthu: Tamil Nadu

Question 2

Consider the following pairs:

1) Mithila painting – Andhra Pradesh

2) Kalamkari painting – Bihar

3) Warli painting – Maharashtra

4) Kalighat painting - Kolkata

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Question 3

Consider the following statements about dance forms of North eastern India :

1) Manipuri dance forms is only dance form from NorthEast to be recognised as the classical dance forms of the country.

2) The sattriya dance is primarily preserved and propagated by shaivaite monastery located in majuli the largest inhabited River Island of the world .

3) Manipuri dance had developed in the 15th century over the ancient dance traditions of Manipur which has a large repertoire, the most popular forms being Raas, Sankirtan and thang-ta.

Which of the statements given above are incorrect ?

Question 4

Consider the following statements with reference to the pre-historic paintings found at Bhimbetka caves:

1) The paintings here represent upper palaeolithic, neolithic and chalcolithic periods.

2) There are 20 layers of paintings, on top of one another.

3) The themes of the paintings were mainly religious.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Question 5

Consider the following statements with reference to the Pallava art and architecture:

1. Mandagapattu Inscription mentions Narasimhavarman I as Vichitrachitta.

2. Paintings at the Kanchipuram temple were patronised by Rajsimha.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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