CMAT 2024 Top-50 Culture Static GK Questions PDF

by Naveen Neredimalli Mon 29 Apr 2024 05:41 PM 799
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Top-50 Culture Static GK Questions - This PDF contains a curated selection of 50 important static GK questions pertaining to culture that frequently appear in CMAT exams. By studying and practicing these questions, you will enhance your knowledge base and gain confidence in tackling this section effectively. Each question is accompanied by a clear explanation to ensure comprehensive understanding of the topic. Whether you are a CMAT aspirant or someone looking to strengthen your GK, this resource will prove valuable in your exam preparation journey.

Question 1

'Jatra' is the popular folk theater of which Indian state?

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Question 2

Sinhalese, the official language of Sri Lanka is generally considered to be belonging to the same family of languages as ….

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Question 3

Match the Music festivals to their states:


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Question 4

Bihu is the traditional dance of which of the following states?

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Question 5

The given painting “The Potato Eaters” is an oil painting by ___________

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Question 6

Leshalaptu' is a folk dance of which Indian state?

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Question 7

In which of the following temples is the Ambubasi Fair celebrated every year?

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Question 8

The third Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Distinguished Indologist Award for the year 2017 was awarded to Japanese professor ......

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Question 9

Which Buddhist scripture describes about 16 Mahajanapadas?

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Question 10

Which of the following Sufi order was the most orthodox?

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Question 11

Who was the first Tirthankara of Jainism?

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Question 12

In which of the following month festival of forests is celebrated in India?

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Question 13

Which of the following is a famous Classical Indian dancer?

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Question 14

Which God despite being the creator god among the Trimurti, is rarely worshiped today?

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Question 15

One of the earliest Bhakti movements were led by the Alvars, literally, those who were immersed in devotion to ___________.

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Question 16

One of the most important descriptions of the city of __________________ in the fifteenth century comes from Abdur Razzaq Samarqandi.

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Question 17

The Lotus Temple is located in Delhi, India. It is composed of how many free-standing marble-clad "petals"?

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Question 18

Onam is a traditional Hindu festival celebrated in ________.

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Question 19

In which state the Feast of St. Francis Xavier festival is celebrated?

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Question 20

Which of the following is the son of Shiva and Mohini and was also called as Shastha?

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Question 21

Which of the following is a famous Indian singer?

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Question 22

In parts of South India, Lord Vishnu is also known as Lord _____ .

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Question 23

All of the following are the principal deities of the Vedic pantheon, except _______.

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Question 24

Which of the following was an eminent Indian painter, sometimes known as India's Frida Kahlo?

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Question 25

Who among the following was a classical Indian violin player?

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Question 26

Which festival is celebrated on the full moon of the Phalgun month?

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Question 27

Which of the following is a famous Classical Indian dancer?

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Question 28

Who among the following was a classical Indian flute player?

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Question 29

Which festival is celebrated on the first day of Uttarayana?

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Question 30

Which of the following is the morning ‘Ragg’ in music ?

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Question 31

The finely painted cotton fabric made in Golkanda was called

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Question 32

The $$24^{th}$$ Thirthankara of Jainism

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Question 33

Pt. Shiv Kumar Sharma is an exponent of

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Question 34

Which of the following was not known to the Rigvedic period ?

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Question 35

A Persian form of singing a poem is called

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Question 36

Name the dome shaped monumentused-to keep Buddhist relics.

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Question 37

Which amongthe following is not a classical Indian dance ?

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Question 38

Consider the following statements about Hindustani music compositions.
1. Dhrupad is a serious and sober composition which demands effort from the vocal cords and lungs.
2. `Khayar is a word derived from Persian and implies 'idea' or 'imagination'.
3. The Thumari is a light form based on the romantic religious literature inspired by the Bhakti Movement.
4. The Ghazal is yet another product of the Indonesian influence on Hindustani music.
Which of the statements given above are true?

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Question 39

Which of the following temples is located at Kanchipuram?

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Question 40

Who out of the following is a maestro of Santoor?

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Question 41

Consider the following statements regarding Karnataka music compositions.
1. The vocal form `rangam-tanam-pallavii is generally the main item in Karnataka music concerts.
2. The Kriti is perhaps the most popular form in Karnataka music.
3. The Tillana is the south Indian musical counterpart of the north Indian tarana - rhythmic and fast in tempo.
4. In Karnataka music, there was no influence of bhakti in its development.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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Question 42

Kud dance is one of the most popular folk dances of ________________.

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Question 43

Which instrument is predominantly used in both, Hindustani and Carnatic music? It does not play melody but supports the singer or another instrument.

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Question 44

Phulaich is a colourful festival of the State of ______.

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Question 45

Consider the following statements regarding Kuchipudi.
1. Kuchipudi is one of the classical styles of Indian dance.
2. Kuchipudi is a name of a village in Karnataka.
3. It is a dance drama which was known under the generic name `Yakshagana'.
4. Usually, Jatiswaram is performed as the nritta number.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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Question 46

The Hereileu song is known as the war song of which of the following states?

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Question 47

Consider the following statements regarding to the Sattriya dance and choose the correct answer from the options given below :
(A) Sattriya is a fusion of dance, drama and music.
(B) It follows the old living tradition of Vaishnavites of Assam.
(C) It is based on various Ragas and Talas of devotional songs of Tulsidas, Kabir and Mirabai.

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Question 48

Which of the following musical instruments is Anuradha Pal associated with?

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Question 49

A. Kajri is a folk dance of Uttar Pradesh.
B. Kuchipudi is a folk dance of Kerala.
C. Kathakali is a folk dance of Kerala.
D. Chakari is a folk dance of Uttar Pradesh.
E. Ghapal is a folk dance of Rajasthan

Choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:

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Question 50

A. Gangaur Festival is widely celebrated in Rajasthan.

B. Saga Dawa festival is widely celebrated in Kerala

C.Majuli festival is widely celebrated in Assam

D.Solung festival is widely celebrated in Maharashtra

E.Bonalu is widely celebrated in Telangana

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