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1. The famous painter Vincent van Gogh belonged to which country?

  1. Spain
  2. The Netherlands
  3. Italy
  4. France

Answer (b). 

2. ‘Madhubani’ a style of folk paintings, is popular in which of the following states in India?

  1. Bihar
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. West Bengal
  4. Rajasthan

Answer (a). 

3. Pablo Picasso belonged to which country?

  1. France
  2. Germany
  3. Spain
  4. Italy

Answer (c). 

4. Nand Lal Bose, Manjit Bawa, Tyeb Mehta are

  1. Classical Singers
  2. English Poets
  3. Photographers
  4. Painters

Answer (d). 

5. Warli painting is indigenous to which State?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Odisha
  4. Maharashtra

Answer (d). 

6. Raja Harishchandra, an early Indian film was produced by

  1. Dada Saheb Phalke
  2. Ashok Kumar
  3. Ardeshir Irani
  4. Gurudatt

Answer (a). 

7. Yavanika or curtain was introduced in Indian theatre by which of the following?

  1. Shakas
  2. Greeks
  3. Huns
  4. Persians

Answer (b). 

8. Who among the following is a distinguished actor as well as recipient of Jnanpith Award (the highest literary award in India)?

  1. Vijay Tendulkar
  2. Kaifi Azmi
  3. Javed Akhtar
  4. Girish Karnad

Answer (d). 

9. Homi Vyarawalla is acclaimed as India’s first –

  1. Lady Painter
  2. Lady Photojournalist
  3. Lady Kathak Dancer
  4. Lady Playback singer

Answer (b). 

10. Ikebana is Japanese art of :

  1. paper craft
  2. dress designing
  3. miniature tree farming
  4. flower arrangement

Answer (d). 

11. Who is the voice behind the audio book “Wings of Fire” written by former President APJ Abdul Kalam?

  1. Om Puri
  2. Amitabh Bachchan
  3. Girish Karnad
  4. Harish Bhimani

Answer (c). 

12. The technique of mural painting executed upon freshly laid lime plaster is known as –

  1. Fresco
  2. Gouache
  3. Tempera
  4. Cubism

Answer (a). 

13. Ramkinker Baij was a well known

  1. dancer
  2. theatre personality
  3. violinist
  4. sculptor

Answer (d). 

14. Which place is famous for embroidered handkerchief?

  1. Salem
  2. Gadwal
  3. Tangaliya
  4. Chamba

Answer (d). 

15. Jorasanko Thakur Bari is the ancestral home of which Indian personality?

  1. Rabindranath Tagore
  2. Pranab Mukherjee
  3. Ram Mohan Roy
  4. Swami Vivekananda

Answer (a). 

16. The song Ekla Chalo Re (Walk alone) was written by –

  1. Subhash Chandra Bose
  2. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
  3. Rabindra Nath Tagore
  4. Aurobindo Ghosh

Answer (c). 

17. Indian Council for Cultural Relations was founded by –

  1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  2. Rajagopalachari
  3. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
  4. Indira Gandhi

Answer (c). 

18. Who of the following is/was not a painter?

  1. Tyeb Mehta
  2. Ramkinkar Baiz
  3. Syed Haider Raza
  4. Jamini Roy

Answer (b). 

19. In which field of Art did Jamini Roy make his name?

  1. Sculpture
  2. Music
  3. Painting
  4. Drama

Answer (c). 

20. With which form of performing art is Teejan Bai associated?

  1. Burra Katha
  2. Pandavani
  3. Lavani
  4. Nautanki

Answer (b).

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