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Sports Quiz 25




1. France is believed to be the place of origin of this sports. Can you name it?
Badminton
Volleyball
Football
Tennis

2. Which country won ICC Women's Cricket World Cup in 2017?
India
Australia
West Indies
England

3. Who won the 2017 US Open Men's Singles?
Kevin Anderson
Novak Djokovic
Roger Federer
Rafael Nadal

4. Who is the female to have won the most Grand Slams?
Steffi Graph
Venus Williams
Serena Williams
Martina Navratilova

5. Who defeated Indian badminton player P V Sindhu in the final fo 2016 Rio Olympics?
Li Xuerui
Kirsty Gilmour
Evgeniya Kosetskaya
Carolina Marin

6. Which is the national sport of Sri Lanka?
Football
Badminton
Volleyball
Tennis

7. Who among the following is known as Baroda Express?
Javagal Srinath
Kapil Dev
Amar Singh
Zaheer Khan

8. Where was Chess originated?
China
Saudi Arabia
India
USA

9. Who invented the game of basketball?
James Naismith
Jack Britton
Abner Doubleday
William G. Morgan

10. Batter, hitter and catcher are associated with which sports?
Basketball
Rugby
Baseball
Volleyball





Indian Culture Quiz 10

Indian Culture Quiz 10



1. With which one of the following Indian states will you associate Kuchipudi dance?
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh
Odisha

2. Sangita-Ratnakara, one of the most important musicological texts from India, was written by
Sarangadeva
Bharata muni
Tansen
Nandikeshwara

3. Who wrote Abhinaya Darpana ("The Mirror of Gesture")?
Banabhatta
Kalidasa
Nandikeshwara
Bhasa

4. Who among the following was originally named Srikantha Nilakantha?
Kalidasa
Banabhatta
Bhasa
Bhavabhuti

5. The Dhammapada is a collection of sayings of
Lord Budha
Mahavira
Guru Nanak
Vedavyasa

6. Of the 108 Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the works of the Alvars (Saints), how many are situated in India?
105
55
100
12

7. The Sangai festival is an annual cultural festival organised by the Department of Tourism of which one of the following states?
Mizoram
Nagaland
Sikkim
Manipur

8. Gundecha Brothers who received Padmashri in 2012 are the exponents of which style of Hindustani classical music?
Dhamar
Dhrupad
Khyal
Tarana

9. Me-dam-me-phi is the festival of which one of the Northi-East Indian communities?
Hmar
Khasi
Ahom
Hajong

10. Who among the following rejected the prestigious Basava Puraskara in 2010, an award given by Karnataka Governement?
Medha Patkar
U R Ananthamurthy
Javare Gowda
APJ Abdul Kalam

Indian Culture Quiz 9

India Culture Quiz 9



1. In which state is Adalaj Vav (Adalaj Stepwell) situated?
Rajsthan
Maharashtra
Gujrat
Madhya Pradesh

2. Modhera Sun Temple is known for the annual three-day dance festival 'Uttarardha Mahotsav'. In which state the temple is located?
Gujrat
Madhya Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Uthar Pradesh

3. Which Indian city is known for Bara Imambara, a shrine built by Shia Muslims?
New Delhi
Agra
Lucknow
Ajmer

4. What is the folk dance of Tripura?
Khasi
Loho
Hajgiri
Bihu

5. Baul music is the folk tradition of which Indian state?
Bihar
West Bengal
Uthra Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh

6. Sattriya dance was originated in which one of the following states?
Assam
Meghalaya
Orissa
Tamil Nadu

7. Who is the Grammy Award winning Indian instrumentalist, known as the creator of Mohan Veena?
Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
Pandit Ravishankar
Barun Kumar Pal
Debashish Bhattacharya

8. With which of the following fields will you associate Akkineni Nageswara Rao?
Sports
Politics
Motion Pictures
Painting

9. Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra was a proponent of
Bharatanatyam
Odissi
Kathak
Kathakali

10. Bansuri Guru is a 2013 Indian documentary film. Which classical instrumentalist of India is depicted in the film?
Hari Prasad Chaurasia
Ustad Bismillah Khan
Pandit Ravi Shankar
Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

Indian Culture Quiz 8

Indian Culture Quiz 8



1. Phool Walon Ki Sair meaning "procession of the florists" is an annual celebration by the flowers sellers of which city?
Delhi
Bangalore
Chennai
Kolkatta

2. Name the temple at Mehrauli which is believed to be built by the Pandavas
Jhandewalan Mandir
Shri Jagannath Mandir
Chhatarpur Mandir
Yogmaya Temple

3. Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves are partly natural and partly artificial caves of archaeological, historical and religious importance. IIn which state you can find them?
Tamil Nadu
Odisha
Maharashtra
Madhya Pradesh

4. Which Indo-Aryan language has five scripts?
Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu
Konkani

5. Which is the first capital of Chalukyas that is known as the "one of the cradles of Indian temple architecture"?
Aihole
Kalayani
Badami
Mount Abu

6. The inscription found at Meguti Temple, Aihole is popularly known as Aihole inscriptions was written by which one of the followings poets?
Banabhatta
Amara Sinha
Rajasekhara
Ravikirti

7. The original name of the work which is a commentary on the Bhagavad Gita, is Bhavarth Deepika. But it is popularly known in another name after its creator. Identify the work
Amarakosha
Ashtavakra Gita
Civaka Cintamani
Dnyaneshwari

8. Panihari and Ghumar are the dance forms of which Indian state?
Madhya Pradesh
Rajasthan
Bihar
Uthar Pradesh

9. With which one of the following will you associate Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman?
Mridangam
Tabla
Violin
Sitar

10. Jag Mandir Palace, also called 'Lake Garden Palace' is situated in
Jaipur
Udaipur
New Delhi
Ajmer

Indian Culture Quiz 7

Indian Culture Quiz 7



1. Kokborok is the native language of which one of the following Indian states?
Manipur
Tripura
Nagaland
Meghalaya

2. The 2015 Saraswati Samman was won by Padma Sachdeve who is the first moden woman poet of this Indo-Aryan language. Name the language
Sindhi
Gujrati
Dogri
Marwari

3. The first World Sanskrit Award instituted by Government of India was conferreed to Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn in 2016. Which country she belong to.
Nepal
Myanmar
Thailand
Sri Lanka

4. Darpana Academy of Performing Arts is a school for performing arts in Ahmedabad, Gujarat which was founded in 1949. Name the founder
Mallika Sarabhai
Yamini Krishnamurthy
Padma Subrahmanyam
Mrinalini Sarabhai

5. Who was the first recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award?
Devika Rani
Prithviraj Kapoor
Birendranath Sircar
Pankaj Mullick

6. Who is known as the father of qawwali and inventor of Tabla and Sitar?
Mohammed Rafi
Ustad Bismillah Khan
Amir Khusrow
Jagjit Singh

7. Kalbelia is the dance form of which one of the following states?
Karnataka
Rajasthan
Uthar Pradesh
Bihar

8. Which one of the following is a semi classical Indian dance with martial, tribal and folk origins and originated in the eastern Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal?
Garba
Kutiyattam
Sattriya
Chhau

9. Kalbelia is the dance form of which one of the following states?
Karnataka
Rajasthan
Uthar Pradesh
Bihar

10. Which one of the following is a semi classical Indian dance with martial, tribal and folk origins and originated in the eastern Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal?
Garba
Kutiyattam
Sattriya
Chhau

Indian Culture Quiz 6

Indian Culture Quiz 6



1. Which of these sarees or the technique of weaving practiced in Northern India got its name from the three Parsi brothers who learnt the art from China and introduced it to the Indian weavers in Surat?
Kanjeevaram
Baluchari
Tanchoi
Katan

2. Sarafa Bazaar is a jewellery market and night street food court which is a popular tourist place for its cuisine and night lifestyle. Where is it located?
New Delhi
Mumbai
Indore
Kolkatha

3. Who was the head of he Calendar Reform Committee under the aegis of CSIR, that initiated the adoption of Saka calendar as the official civil calendar in India?
Jawaharlal Nehru
A C Banerjee
Meghnad Saha
Acharya Kripalani

4. Gangasagar Mela is famous world wide and is one of the main fair celebrated in which one of the following Indian states?
Uttar Pradesh
Bihar
West Bengal
Jharkhand

5. Sant Kabir Award is an Indian Government award conferred to outstanding persons, which is presented by the President of India. In which field the award is given?
Poetry
Religion
Weaving
Music

6. Which classical dance form is inspired from the traditional dance form ”Gotipua”?
Garba
Odissi
Bharatanatyam
Kuchipudi

7. Which one of the following has the black bronze sculpture of ”Mother and Child” installed in front of its lawn?
Supreme Court of India
Parliament House
Rashtrapathi Bhavan
National Museum

8. Which one of the following awards was introduced by the Government of India in 1990 to promote communal, caste and ethnic harmony by recognizing acts of Physical/moral courage and humanity exhibited by member(s) of a community, caste or ethnic group in saving the lives and properties of the member(s) of another community, caste or ethnic group?
Vyas Samman
Saraswati Samman
Kalidas Puraskar
Kabir Puraskar

9. Which one of the following is known as ”The Temple of Rats”?
Karni Mata Temple
Lingaraja Temple
Brihadeeswara Temple
Kamakhya Temple

10. Kókborok is the native language of which one of the following Indian states?
Manipur
Tripura
Nagaland
Meghalaya

Indian Culture Quiz 5

Indian Culture Quiz 5



1. Which harvest festival celebrated by the Garo tribe is known as ”Hundred Drums”?
Wangala
Nongkrem
Behdienkhlam
Shad-Suk Mynsiem

2. Yakshagana is the traditional theatre form of this South Indian state.
Tamil Nadu
Kerala
Karnataka
Andhra Pradesh

3. Meenakshi Amman Temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Who built the temple?
Cheras
Pandyas
Cholas
Nayakas

4. Phool Walon Ki Sair (”procession of the florists”) is an annual celebration by the flowers sellers is held in which Indian city?
Ootty
Bangalore
Srinagar
Delhi

5. Built around 2500 BC, this UNESCO World Heritage Site literally means Mound of the Dead Men. Which place are we talking about?
Mohenjo-daro
Ajanta Caves
Lothal
Burzahom

6. India is the largest producer of arecanut and at the same time largest consumer also. Which state in India is the largest producer of arecanut?
Kerala
Karnataka
Assam
Meghalaya

7. Who wrote the book ”The Science of Bharatanatyam”?
Mallika Sarabhai
Yamini Krishnamurty
Padma Subramanyam
Saroja vaidyanathan

8. With which one of the the following tthe famous festival Nabakalebara is associated?
Jagannath Temple
Meenakshi Temple
Sabarimala Temple
Somnath Temple

9. Which traditional embroidery style from Lucknow is believed to have been introduced by Nur Jehan, the wife of Mughal emperor Jahangir?
Chikankari
Banjara
Gota
Kachobi

10. Which one of the following is believed to be the first of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva?
Mahakaleswhar
Omkareshwar
Kedarnath
Somnath Temple

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