Modern India

1. Musical instrument sitar is the combination of
Question Asked : UPPCS (Pre) 2000

(A) Basuri and Veena
(B) Bansuri and Sarangi
(C) Veena and Tambura
(D) Veena and Piano

2. Which one is the most ancient musical instrument
Question Asked : UPUDA/LDA (Pre) 2002

(A) Sitar
(B) Veena
(C) Sarod
(D) Tabla

3. Ustad Amjad Ali Khan is a famous player of which musical instrument?
Question Asked : MPPCS (Pre) 1998

(A) Sitar
(B) Tabla
(C) Flute
(D) Sarod

4. Who among is a flute player?
Question Asked : Chhattisgarh PSC (Pre) 2005

(A) Debu Chaudhuri
(B) Madhup Mudgal
(C) Ronu Majumdar
(D) Shafat Ahmad

5. Which Academy is responsible for fostering the development of dance drama and music in India?
Question Asked : UPUDA/LDA (Pre) 2002

(A) Sangeet Academy
(B) Lalit Kala Academy
(C) Sahitya Academy
(D) National School of Drama

6. The dance which is not classical
Question Asked : RAS/RTS (Pre) 1992

(A) Kathak
(B) Kuchipudi
(C) Odissi
(D) Garba

7. Folk songs has paramount importance
Question Asked : RAS/RTS (Pre) 1992

(A) for entertainment
(B) for the development of music
(C) for preserving traditions
(D) for livelihood

8. Kalamkari painting refers to
Question Asked : IAS (Pre) 2015

(A) A hand-painted cotton textile in South India
(B) A handmade drawing on bamboo handicrafts in North-East India
(C) A block-painted woollen cloth in- Western Himalayan region of India
(D) Ahand-painted decorative silk cloth in North-Western India

9. Which one of the signifies the folk culture?
Question Asked : UPRO/ARO (Pre) 2016

(A) Cultural practices of more civilized people
(B) Cultural practices of urban people.
(C) Cultural practices of common people
(D) Cultural practices of people of modern society.

10. With reference to India’s culture and tradition, what is ‘Kalaripayattu?
Question Asked : IAS (Pre) 2014

(A) It is an ancient Bhakti cult of Shaivism still prevalent in some parts of South India
(B) It is an ancient style bronze and brasswork still found in southern part of Coromandel area
(C) It is an ancient form of dance-drama and a living tradition in the northern part of Malabar
(D) It is an ancient martial art and a living tradition in some parts of South India