Modern India

1. The paintings of Abanindranath Tagore have classified as
Question Asked : IAS (Pre) 1999

(A) Realistic
(B) Socialistic
(C) Revivalistic
(D) Impressionistic

2. Raghu Rai is well known for which areas?
Question Asked : IAS (Pre) 2007

(A) Research in Mathematics
(B) Photography
(C) Water harvesting
(D) Pollution control

3. Vidushaka a common character in Sanskrit drama is invariably
Question Asked : IAS (Pre) 1994

(A) Brahmana
(B) Kshatriya
(C) Vaisya
(D) Shudra

4. Who was the producer of the serial ‘Mahabharat’?
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 2000

(A) Shyam Benegal
(B) B.R. Chopra
(C) Ramanand Sagar
(D) Maniratnam

5. Whom did the famous Indian actress Devika Rani marry?
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 1993

(A) Painter Svetoslav Roerich
(B) Writer Solzhenitsyn
(C) Piano player and author Rubinstein
(D) None of the above

6. The first feature film (talkie) to be produced in India was
Question Asked : IAS (Pre) 1999

(A) Hatimtai
(B) Alam Ara
(C) Pundalik
(D) Raja Harishchandra

7. Who played the role of Gandhi in the movie ‘Gandhi’?
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 1998

(A) Ben Kingsley
(B) Richard Attenborough
(C) Naseeruddin Shah
(D) Roshan Seth

8. The film ‘The Making of the Mahatma’ has been directed by
Question Asked : IAS (Pre) 1997

(A) Peter Ustinov
(B) Richard Attenborough
(C) Shyam Benegai
(D) Mira Nair

9. Who was the producer of the famous T.V. serial ‘Ramayan’?
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 1998

(A) B.R. Chopra
(B) Ramanand Sagar
(C) Shyam Benegal
(D) Mira Nair

10. The lead character in the film ‘The Bandit Queen’ has been played by
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 1997, IAS (Pre) 1995

(A) Seema Biswas
(B) Shabana Azmi
(C) Neeta Gupta
(D) Pallavi Joshi