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Art and Culture MCQs : This section focuses on the "Art and Culture". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Art and Culture skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.

Question 1

Alberuni came to India with

A. Mahmud of Ghazni
B. Alexander
C. Babur
D. Tamur

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Question 2

Which of the following is in the World Heritage List?

A. Khajuraho
B. Nalanda ruins
C. Hampi
D. All of the above

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Question 3

Who built the Khajuraho temples?

A. Holkars
B. Sindias
C. Bundela Rajputs
D. Chandela Rajtuts

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Question 4

Where was saint kabir born?

A. Delhi
B. Varanasi
C. Mathura
D. Hyderabad

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Question 5

Which Sufi's dargah is at Ajmer?

A. Baba Farid
B. Qutb-din Bakhtiyar k
C. Moinuddin Chisti
D. Khwaja Bahuddin

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Question 6

Colson Whitehead won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Name the book/novel for which he was chosen for the award.

A. Zone One
B. The Underground Railroad
C. The Intuitionist
D. The Noble Hustle: Poker, Beef Jerky, and Death

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Question 7

Festival of India being organised in ______ from 31 August to 9 September 2017.

A. Italy
B. London
C. Brazil
D. New York

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Question 8

For which book, Francis Spufford has been awarded the 2017 Desmond Elliott Prize?

A. Red Plenty
B. Golden Hill
C. Claerwen James, 10 May-3 June 2006
D. Blackroom Boys

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Question 9

Hero - A biography of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar was written by ___________.

A. David Conn
B. Devendra Prabhudesai
C. David Walsh
D. Darren Rovell

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Question 10

How many 'Must See Monuments' have been identified by Archaeological Survey of India?

A. 128
B. 138
C. 148
D. 168

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Question 11

How many sites have been identified by Ministry of Tourism in the country for development as Iconic Tourist Sites?

A. 13
B. 17
C. 18
D. 20

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Question 12

I Do What I Do: On Reform, Rhetoric & Resolve was the book of __________.

A. Dalai Lama
B. Taslima Nasreen
C. Raghuram Rajan
D. Dr. Shashi Tharoor

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Question 13

Indian Farm Forestry Development Co-operative has partnered with which organization to conduct the training programs for artisans?

A. Society for Rural Urban and Tribal Initiative
B. Tribal Sports Association India
C. Tribal Co-operative Marketing Federation of India (TRIFED)
D. Centre for Tribal Policy Research

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Question 14

India's first maritime museum is to be established at which of the following sites?

A. Navinal
B. Amri
C. Lothal
D. Bet Dwarka

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Question 15

Name the author of the book Gandhi in Champaran.

A. Anand Neelakanthan
B. Vidya Krishnamurthi
C. DG Tendulkar
D. Nitin A Gokhale

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Question 16

Name the author of the book titled 'The Ocean at the End of the Lane' who was recently appointed as UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador.

A. Salman Rushdie
B. Douglas Adams
C. Julian Barnes
D. Neil Gaiman

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Question 17

Narendra Modi released ____ volumes of Basavanna's Vachana on social reformer's birth anniversary.

A. 21
B. 20
C. 23
D. 25

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Question 18

November 7 is observed as National Cancer Awareness Day in India. On this day, a Book which explains about Mouth Cancer and prevention of the disease is released. It was named as;

A. The Cancer Journals
B. Memoir
C. Cancer Ward
D. Arivu

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Question 19

President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee recently received the first copies of this book at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

A. Charaiveti, Charaiveti
B. Mann Ki Baat
C. Lalan Shah Fakir Ke Geet
D. Jnan, A-Janan And Bijnan:

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Question 20

President Pranab Mukherjee A Statesman was relaesed by _____________.

A. Shri Suresh Prabhu
B. Shri Arun Jaitley
C. Shri Naveen Patnaik
D. Shri Narendra Modi

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Question 21

Sandro Botticelli was a famous painter from which country?

A. Italy
B. Germany
C. Greece
D. Japan

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Question 22

Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated an exhibition of artworks at Academy of Fine Arts in _____________.

A. Chennai
B. Bangalore
C. Kolkata
D. Mumbai

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Question 23

Sonepur Mela is being inaugurated in which state/UT?

A. Bihar
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. New Delhi
D. Ladakh

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Question 24

Swachh Bharat Kranti is a Hindi version of which of the follwing book?

A. Swachh Survekshan
B. Clean India Mission
C. Swachh Bharat Revolution
D. Swachh Bharat Urban

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Question 25

Telugu actor Prabhas was named as the Most Influential Young Indians 2017 by this magazine.

A. The Chap
B. Hustler
C. Gentlemen's Quarterly
D. Popeye

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Question 26

The book - Master on Masters - was written by

A. Sachin Tendulkar
B. Ustad Amjad Ali Khan
C. Ustad Zakir Hussain
D. M S Dhoni

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Question 27

The book 'Home of the Brave' traces the history of

A. Border Security Force
B. Rashtriya Rifles
C. National Security Guards
D. Central Industrial Security Force

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Question 28

The book launched by the Amit Shah, Mohan Bhagwat is

A. The book - Making of A Legend
B. The Birds of Banni Grassland"
C. Home of Brave
D. The Golden House

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Question 29

The book 'The Hit Girl' is the autobiography of

A. Rekha
B. Asha Parekh
C. Hema Malini
D. None of them

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Question 30

The Bru/Rheang Tribe which was in the news, not found in which state from the following?

A. Mizoram
B. Assam
C. Manipur
D. Nagaland

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Question 31

The Flaming Tresses of Draupadi was written by

A. Chetan Bhagat
B. Veerappa Moily
C. Kapil Sibal
D. Aakash Jain

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Question 32

The IFFI 2021 will celebrate the work of which legendary director?

A. Rakesh Roshan
B. Yash Chopra
C. Sanjay Leela Bhansali
D. Satyajit Ray

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Question 33

The International Jazz Day is celebrated every year on which day?

A. Last Friday of April
B. 28-Apr
C. 30-Apr
D. 29-Apr

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Question 34

What is the name of the book President of India received first copy?

A. President's Lady Pranaber Preyosi
B. Indradhanush Volume-II
C. Rashtrapati Bhavan: From Raj to Swaraj
D. Life at Rashtrapati Bhavan

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Question 35

What is the theme of International Dance Day 2021?

A. Dance is Art
B. Art of Dance
C. Purpose of Dance
D. Dance with World

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Question 36

Which city organized the Bandana Sen Library Awards for the first time?

A. Lucknow
B. Kolkata
C. New Delhi
D. Bhopal

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Question 37

Which famous massage has been recently added to prestigious heritage list of UNESCO?

A. Ruad
B. Tuad
C. Suad
D. Nuad

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Question 38

Which Indian art form has been a part of the virtual kick-off ceremony of Biden-Harris's inauguration?

A. Warli
B. Kolam
C. Madhubani
D. Kalamkari

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Question 39

Which museum has entered the Asia Book of Records for becoming the most visited museum in India?

A. Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum
B. Salar Jung Museum
C. Cowasji Jehangir Hall
D. Virasat-e-Khalsa museum

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Question 40

Which of the following NGO along with Indian Embassy is to rebuild 11 heritage sites damaged in Nepal earthquake of 2015?

A. Smile Foundation

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Question 41

Which organization has developed the book on "Weather Information Portal for Indian Power System"?

A. Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)
B. Power System Operation Corporation limited (POSOCO)
C. National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
D. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)

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Question 42

Which picture was created using DNA origami recently?

A. Cleopatra
B. Monalisa
C. Princess Elsa
D. Tajmahal

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Question 43

Which state signs MOU with Centre for implementation of PMJAY, recently?

A. Punjab
B. Odisha
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Uttarkhand

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Question 44

Which team won the Women's World Twenty20 title?

A. West Indies
B. Australia
C. England
D. New Zealand

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Question 45

Who authored the book The Rise of Sivagami: Book 1 of Baahubali - Before the Beginning?

A. Ram Kamal Mukherjee
B. Anand Neelakanthan
C. Yasser Usman
D. K Vijay Kumar

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Question 46

Who is the author of the book "Aurangzeb: The Man and the Myth"?

A. Audrey Truschke
B. Sampath Kumar
C. Andrej Plenkovic
D. Bhim Chandra Nag

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Question 47

Who is the author of the book "Autoplay:Not-so Stories"?

A. G Sampath
B. Anita Desai
C. Khushwant Singh
D. Ruskin Bond

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Question 48

Who is the author of the book "Every Time It Rains"?

A. Vikram Seth
B. Nikitha Singh
C. Mahi Jadon
D. Amitav Ghosh

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Question 49

Who is the author of the book "Feroze: the Forgotten Gandhi"?

A. John Nicolsen
B. Bertil Falk
C. Shashi Tharoor
D. William Dalrymple

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Question 50

Who is the author of the book "From Inside the Steel Frame: The Memoirs of an Administrator"?

A. Sujata Sanghamitra
B. R Sivapriya
C. Ashok Pandey
D. Vikas Swarup

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Question 51

Who is the author of the book "Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl"?

A. Pooja Gautam
B. Ram Kamal Mukherjee
C. Rakesh Anand Bakshi
D. Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri

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Question 52

Who is the author of the book "Jobless Clueless Reckless"?

A. Suzanne Sangi
B. Munal Pawar
C. Himanjali Sankar
D. Revathi Suresh

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Question 53

Who is the author of the book "Kohinoor: The Story of the World's Most Infamous Diamond"?

A. Ashish Chatterjee
B. Shashi Tharoor
C. Anita Anand
D. William Dalrymple

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Question 54

Who is the author of the book "Lincoln in the Bardo"?

A. Junot Diaz
B. George Saunders
C. Marie Claire
D. Zadie Smith

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Question 55

Who is the author of the book "Mr and Mrs Jinnah: The Marriage that Shook India"?

A. Teesta Setalvad
B. Bertil Falk
C. Sheela Redddy
D. Audrey Truschke

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Question 56

Who is the author of the book "Numbers Do Lie: 61 Hidden Cricket Stories"?

A. Greg Chappell
B. Suresh Menon
C. Pankaj Mishra
D. Akash Chopra

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Question 57

Who is the author of the book "So You Want to Know About the Environment"?

A. Bijal Vachharajani
B. Roopa Pai
C. Rachel Ignotofsky
D. Sumana Roy

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Question 58

Who is the author of the book "The Secret Diary of Kasturba"?

A. Neelima Dalmia Adhar
B. Aruna Chakravarti
C. Som Sharma
D. Narendra Verma

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Question 59

Who is the author of the book "The Sleepwalker's Dream: A Novel"?

A. Dhrubajyoti Borah
B. Sheela Redddy
C. Kalyan Karmakar
D. Vikram Seth

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Question 60

Who is the author of the book "'The Travelling Belly: Eating Through India's By-Lanes"?

A. Mandaar Sukhtankar
B. Saransh Goila
C. Anoothi Vishal
D. Kalyan Karmakar

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Question 61

Who is the author of the book "The Wrong Turn: Love and Betrayal in the Time of Netaji"?

A. Aalap Roy
B. Aadishri Roy
C. Sujata Bose
D. Namita Roy Ghose

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Question 62

Who is the author of the book "Welcome to Nowhere"?

A. David Olusoga
B. Malorie Blackman
C. Revathi Suresh
D. Elizabeth Laird

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Question 63

Who is the author of the book "When Breath Becomes Air"?

A. Siddhartha Mukherjee
B. Atul Gawande
C. Paul Kalanithi
D. Nirupam Roy

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Question 64

Who is the author of the book "When Crime Pays - Money and Muscle in Indian Politics"?

A. Milan Vaishnav
B. Pankaj Mishra
C. Parthasarathi Shome
D. Vappala Balachandran

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Question 65

Who is the author of the book "Winning like Virat: Think & Succeed like Kohli"?

A. Shri Uday Mahurkar
B. Abhirup Bhattacharya
C. Shri Rajesh Jain
D. Aravind Adiga

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Question 66

Who is the author of the book One Part Woman that in recent past was chosen for Sahitya Akademi's award for translation in English?

A. Aniruddhan Vasudevan
B. Ashwani Kumar
C. Anand Neelakanthan
D. Yasser Usman

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Question 67

Who is the author of the book titled 'Hema Malini: Beyond the Dream Girl'?

A. Ram Kamal Mukherjee
B. Soumyadipta Banerjee
C. Mark Bennigton
D. None of the above

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Question 68

Who is the author of the book titled Hope in a Challenged Democracy- An Indian Narrative, which released recently?

A. Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
B. Ashwani Kumar
C. Romesh Thapar
D. Shashi Tharoor

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Question 69

Who is to receive the 2019 Munin Barkotoki Literary Award?

A. Monoranjan Bori
B. Abhinandan
C. Suresh Menon
D. K.L. Savalkar

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Question 70

Who launched the book "The Emergency - Indian Democracy's Darkest Hour" on 24th of June 2017?

A. Shri Venkaiah Naidu
B. Shri Arun Jaitley
C. Shri Nitin Gadkari
D. Smt Sushma Swaraj

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Question 71

Who of the following is the author of the book Rekha: The Untold Story?

A. Yasser Usman
B. Ram Kamal Mukherjee
C. K Vijay Kumar
D. Meena Iyer

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Question 72

Who received Asia Society's prestigious Game Changer Award-2019?

A. Poor Society
B. Kung Fu Nuns
C. Brahma Samaj
D. Aalakh India

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Question 73

Who released the book "M.S. Swaminathan: The Quest for a world without hunger"?

A. Mohammad Hamid Ansari
B. Sumitra Mahajan
C. Shri Pranab Mukherjee
D. Narendra Modi

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Question 74

Who will give voice to Elsa in tamil version of Hollywood film 'Frozen 2' ?

A. Tapsee Pannu
B. Anushka Shetty
C. Tamannaah
D. Shruti Hassan

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Question 75

Who will publish the New edition of Tirukkural with commentaries?

A. Sivalayam J.Mohan
B. Vedagiri Mudaliar
C. Ku.Ma.Balasubramaniam
D. Meenakshi Sundaram Pillai

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Question 76

Who won the Man Booker International Prize recently?

A. Amos Klausner
B. Leah Rabin
C. David Grossman
D. Eliyahu M. Goldratt

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Question 77

Who wrote a book "Moving On, Moving Forward - A Year in Office" which is released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?

A. Hamid Ansari
B. Venkaiah Naidu
C. Sushma Swaraj
D. L. K. Advani

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Question 78

World's oldest known cave painting was found recently in which country?

A. India
B. China
C. Indonesia
D. Japan

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