Multiple-Choice Questions on Indian Culture and Heritage [PDF Included]

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MCQ Questions on Indian Culture and Heritage

  • The most famous monument in India is the Taj Mahal. It is a:
  1. Material Heritage
  2. Non-material Heritage
  3. None of these

Ans: (1)

  • The Taj Mahal is located in
  1. Benaras
  2. Madurai
  3. Agra
  4. None of the above

Ans: (3)

  • The Taj Mahal was built during the rule of:
  1. Akbar
  2. Babar
  3. Humayun
  4. Shah Jahan

Ans: (4)

  • India Gate in Delhi is a
  1. Non-Material Heritage
  2. Material Heritage
  3. None of the above

Ans: (2)

  • India Gate was designed by
  1. Edwin Lutyens
  2. John Smith
  3. Shah Jahan
  4. None of the above

Ans: (1)

  • The name of flame that burns day and night is known as
  1. Ellora
  2. Ajanta
  3. Amar Jawan Jyoti
  4. None of the above

Ans: (3)

  • Which monument has a shrine?
  1. The Taj Mahal
  2. Sun Temple of Konark
  3. Meenakshi Temple
  4. India Gate

Ans: (4)

  • Ajanta and Ellora are:
  1. Caves
  2. Monuments
  3. Gates
  4. None of these

Ans: (1)

  • Ajanta and Ellora caves are located in
  1. Odisha
  2. Maharastra
  3. Delhi
  4. Uttar Pradesh

Ans: (2)

  • Ajanta and Ellora caves were discovered by
  1. Edwin Lutyens
  2. John Smith
  3. Shah Jahan
  4. None of the above

Ans: (2)

  • The paintings and sculptures of Ajanta and Ellora Caves give us the teachings of
  1. Guru Nanak
  2. Jesus Christ
  3. Lord Buddha
  4. Swami Vivekananda

Ans: (3)

  • Who constructed the Sanchi Stupa?
  1. Edwin Lutyens
  2. John Smith
  3. Shah Jahan
  4. Ashok

Ans: (4)

  • Ajanta and Ellora caves were discovered in the year of
  1. 1719
  2. 1917
  3. 1819
  4. 1918

Ans: (3)

  • How many Gateways the Sanchi Stupa has?
  1. 4
  2. 3
  3. 2
  4. 1

Ans: (1)

  • The Sanchi Stupa contains

The Sun temple is located at __ in __.

  1. Konark in Odisha
  2. Benaras in U.P.
  3. Kolkata in West Bengal
  4. None of the above

Ans: (1)

  • The Sun temple was built during the rule of:
  1. Ashoka
  2. Shah Jahan
  3. Narasimhadeva I
  4. None of these

Ans: (3)

  • How many Gateways the Meenakshi temple has?
  1. 8
  2. 10
  3. 12
  4. 14

Ans: (3)

  • The Meenakshi temple has more than __ sculptures of various Gods and animals.
  1. 5000
  2. 10000
  3. 15000
  4. 30000

Ans: (4)

  • What is an epic?
  1. Material Heritage
  2. Non-Material Heritage
  3. None of the above

Ans: (2)

  • State true or false: An epic is a poem or a write-up or a book that tells us the mythological stories of the actions and adventures.  
  1. True
  2. False

Ans: True

  • The Ramayana was written by:
  1. Ashoka
  2. Valmiki
  3. Ved Vyas
  4. Shah Jahan

Ans: (2)

  • The Mahabharat was written by:
  1. Ashoka
  2. Valmiki
  3. Ved Vyas
  4. Shah Jahan

Ans: (3)

  • Ramayan and Mahabharat are the
  1. Material Heritage of India
  2. Non Material Heritage of India
  3. Non Material Heritage of Britain
  4. Material Heritage of Britain

Ans: (2)

  • The Ramayan is the story of
  1. Sita
  2. Pandavas and Kauravas
  3. Animals
  4. None of these

Ans: (1)

  • The Mahabharat is the story of
  1. Sita
  2. Pandavas and Kauravas
  3. Animals
  4. None of these

Ans: (2)

  • The Panchatantra and Jataka tales are the stories of
  1. Sita
  2. Pandavas and Kauravas
  3. Animals
  4. None of these

Ans: (3)

  • Find the odd one:
  1. Ramayan
  2. Mahabharat
  3. Folk tales
  4. Monuments

Ans: (4). All are Non-Material Heritage of India, but Monuments are Material Heritage of India.

  • The Panchatantra and Jataka tales were written by:
  1. Ashoka
  2. Valmiki
  3. Ved Vyas
  4. Vishnu Sharma

Ans: (4)

  • The Ramayan and Mahabharat were originally written in
  1. English
  2. Hindi
  3. Sanskrit
  4. Bengali

Ans: (3)

  • Which of the following city is famous for Terracotta temples?
  1. Bishnupur
  2. Puri
  3. Vizag
  4. Jamsedpur

Ans: (1)

Quiz Questions on Indian Culture and Heritage with Answers Pdf

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Pongal, a harvesting festival is celebrated in

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In which place The Pancha mahal is situated?

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Which of the following story was written by The Pandit Vishnu Sharma?

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Which of the following temple was built to honor the Sun God?

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Which of the following monuments/temple was built in the form of a Chariot?

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Which is the main attraction of the Meenakshi Temple?

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Which of the following epic is written by Valmiki?

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In which year Ajanta and Ellora caves were discovered?

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Which Monument was built in memory of Mumtaz Mahal?

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Which one of the following is an example of a material heritage?

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Conclusion

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