UPHESC Assistant Professor Exam 2021 General studies Test 5 English

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1. The Nuakhai festival is predominantly observed in which state?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Odisha
[C] Karnataka
[D] Sikkim

2. The Bhimbetka rock shelters are an archaeological site of the Palaeolithic period. It is located in which state?

[A] Gujarat
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Jharkhand

3. Kambala Sport is held in which state?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Gujarat
[C] Tamilnadu
[D] Kerala

4. Thumri Singer Girija Devi belongs to which among the following Gharanas?

[A] Banaras Gharana
[B] Agra Gharana
[C] Kirana Gharana
[D] Lucknow Gharana

5. Where is the Tagore Centre for the Study of Culture and Civilization?

[A] Shimla
[B] Kolkata
[C] Chennai
[D] Dehradun

6. Adya Dhara niradhara, niralamba Saraswati, thus lamented a poet at the demise of which among the following Kings?

[A] Chahmana Visaladeva
[B] Chandela Kirtivarma
[C] Mihira Bhoja
[D] Bhoja Paramara

7. In which century, the Rajatarangini of Kalhana was composed?

[A] 10th
[B] 11th
[C] 12th
[D] 13th

8. The Pagodas at Mahabalipuram had been constructed by ___?

[A] Cholas
[B] Chalukyas of Kalyani
[C] Pallavas
[D] Pandyas

9. Which among the following is the most famous Bronze Image of Chola Period?

[A] Murugan
[B] Nataraja
[C] Venkateshwar
[D] Vishunu

10.Which among the following was the work of Sultan Feroz Shah Tughlaq?

[A] Fautuhat-i-Ferozshahi
[B] Fatawa-i-Jahandari
[C] Tarikh-i-Ferozshahi
[D] Tughlaqnama

11.The terms Udara, Mudara and Tara are related to which among the following as per the ancient Indian texts?

[A] Medicines
[B] Gods
[C] Music
[D] Millitary science

12.Hazi Ibrahim Sarhindi is known to be a Persian Writer during the reign of Akbar was translated the following Sanskrit work in Persian?

[A] Ramayana
[B] Mahabharata
[C] Atharva Veda
[D] Rigveda

13.Partha was the name of which of the following character in Mahabharta?

[A] Arjuna
[B] Bhima
[C] Krishna
[D] Yudhisthara

14.Which among the following is incorrectly matched?

[A] Thyagaraja Festival – Andhra Pradesh & Tamilnadu
[B] Mahamastakabhisheka- Karnataka & Andhra Pradesh
[C] Pooram – Kerala
[D] Teej- Rajasthan & Madhya Pradesh

15.Which among the following are the earliest examples of Rock Cut architecture in Ancient India?

[A] Barbara Caves
[B] Elephanta caves
[C] Kanheri Caves
[D] Ajanta Caves

16.To which of the following parvas of Mahabharata, Bhagvatgita Belongs?

[A] Vana parva
[B] Bhishma parva
[C] Drone Parva
[D] Shanti parva

17.Hymns composed by which among the following rulers have been incorporated in Guru Grantha sahib of Sikhs?

[A] Jaydev
[B] Swami Haridas
[C] Namdev
[D] Dhyaneshwar

18.Consider the following art forms of India:
1. Ramman
2. Mudiyettu
3. Kalbelia
Which among the above are included in the UNESCO’s Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity?

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 2 & 3
[C] Only 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3

19.Identify a tribe of India with the following information:

  1. It is among the largest tribes in Central India spread in Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Odisha
  2. A style of painting is associated with its name as the people of this tribe paint their walls with vibrant depictions of local flora, fauna and gods
  3. The “Must Art Gallery” in New Delhi is dedicated to the painting art by this tribe

Select the correct option from the following codes:

[A] Bheel
[B] Gond
[C] Garasia
[D] Baiga

20. With reference to Sarnath, which among the following statements is / are correct?
1. Lord Buddha gave his first sermon here
2. A Jain Tirthankara was born here
3. It is one of the four main Buddhist pilgrimage sites
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

21.In which of the following states in India 838 temples of a particular religion located on one mountain?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Gujarat
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Bihar

22.Vedantham Satyanarayan is known to be a greatest guru of which of the following dance forms?

[A] Odissi
[B] kathak
[C] Bharatnatyam
[D] Kuchipudi

23.Sattriya dance, which is one of the eight principal classical Indian dance traditions is from which of the following states?

[A] West Bengal
[B] Manipur
[C] Mizoram
[D] Assam

24.Bageshwari Qamar is India’s first and only (possibly) woman player of which of the following music instruments?

[A] Ghatam
[B] Shehnai
[C] Pakhawaj
[D] Santoor

25.The best known of the compilations of the compositions of Kabir are known as ?

[A] Shatapadi
[B] Dohavali
[C] Bijak
[D] Kavitavali

26.The word Chenrezig in the Tibetan Buddhism refers to which among the following Bodhisatvas ?

[A] Avalokiteshwara
[B] Maitreya
[C] Mahasthamaprapta
[D] Akasagarbha

27.Today’s Gurmukhi, Dogri and Sindhi scripts have developed from which among the following scripts?

[A] Brahmi Script
[B] Śāradā script
[C] Tankari Script
[D] Kushana Script

28.The famous ‘Hornbill festival’ is celebrated in which of the following States of India?

[A] Nagaland
[B] Mizoram
[C] Assam
[D] Meghalaya

29.Consider the following matches:

  1. Anurag Sagar – Kabir
  2. Sahitya-Lahiri – Surdas
  3. Vinaya Patrika – Raskhan

Which among the above is / are correct?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

30.Which of the following is / are examples of Indian martial arts?

  1. Thang-Ta
  2. Kalaripayattu
  3. Silambam
  4. Mudiyettu

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1, 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

31.Consider the following caves:

  1. Kanheri caves
  2. Karla caves
  3. Junnar caves
  4. Bhaja caves

Which of the above are known for Buddhist inscriptions?

[A] 1 & 4 Only
[B] 2 & 3 Only
[C] 1, 2 & 4 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

32.Consider the following matches:

  1. Brocade – Uttar Pradesh
  2. Jamdani – Punjab
  3. Maheshwari – Madhya Pradesh
  4. Ikat – Karnataka
  5. Pochampalli – Andhra Pradesh

Which among the above handloom products are correctly matched with their states?

[A] 1, 2, 3 & 4
[B] 1, 3 & 5
[C] 1, 3, 4 & 5
[D] 3, 4 & 5

33.Which one of the following painting styles of India originated in the 19th century?

[A] Pahari
[B] Kangra
[C] Rajput
[D] Kalighat

34.Mohiniattam:
1. is based on the legend of the Hindu mythological seductress Mohini, who tempted Shiva.
2. is patterned on bharatanatyam with elements of kathakali
3. uses Malayalam songs with Carnatak music
Select the correct statements from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

35.With respect to Karam Puja festival consider the following statements:
1. Karam Puja is the important festival of tea tribe communities of Assam
2. It is celebrated on the night of Bhado Ekadasi generally in the mid of August
3. It is basically an agriculture related festival
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

36.Consider the following vocal forms of music:

  1. Thumri
  2. Tarana
  3. Melakarta
  4. Khyal
  5. Ghazal

Which of the above is/are style(s) of Hindustani Classical Music?

[A] 1, 2 and 4 Only
[B] 1, 3, 4 and 5 Only
[C] 1, 2, 4 and 5 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

37.Which of the following is/are recognised as UNESCO World cultural and Natural heritage sites from India?
1.Agra fort
2.Rani ki vav
3.Eastern ghats
4.Western ghats
5.Humayun Tomb
Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1, 2, 3 and 4 Only
[B] 1, 4 and 5 Only
[C] 1, 2, 4 and 5 Only
[D] 4 and 5 Only

38. Consider the following statements about Vesara style of temple architecture:

  1. This style was mainly adopted by the Chalukyas of Badami
  2. Brihadeshwarar Temple is an excellent example of Vesara temple architecture

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] neither 1 nor 2

39. Dhodro Banam:

[A] is a distinctive folk dance of Rajputs of Rajasthan
[B] is a single-string musical instrument used by Santal tribes of Odisha
[C] is the oldest form of martial art in India
[D] is the only surviving specimen of the ancient Sanskrit theatre

40.Chapchar Kut, Mim Kut and Pawl Kut are festivals celebrated in which state?

[A] Mizoram
[B] Kerala
[C] Goa
[D] Himachal Pradesh

41.  Consider the following statements about Project Mausam:

  1. It is an initiative of Ministry of Culture
  2. It aims to study the international maritime routes through international scientific seminars

   Which of the above is/are correct statements?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

42.Dhodro Banam:

[A] is a distinctive folk dance of Rajputs of Rajasthan
[B] is a single-string musical instrument used by Santal tribes of Odisha
[C] is the oldest form of martial art in India
[D] is the only surviving specimen of the ancient Sanskrit theatre

43.The famous Kolayat Fair is celebrated in which state of India?

[A] Rajasthan
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Jharkhand
[D] Bihar

44.  Consider the following statements about festival Onam:

  1. It is a rice harvest celebration in Kerala
  2. Lord Vishnu is revered on this day

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

45.  Consider the following festivals:

  1. Saga Dawa
  2. Losar
  3. Vesak

Which of the above is/are associated to Buddha?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

46. International Day of Yoga is celebrated on _?

[A] 23 March
[B] 21 June
[C] 22 September
[D] 21 December

47.  Khajuraho Group of Monuments:

  1. are one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India
  2. are famous for their Nagara-style architectural symbolism
  3. were mainly constructed by Chandela dynasty

  Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

48.Consider the following statements about Natya Shastra:

  1. It is known for its aesthetic Rasa theory
  2. It is an exhaustive text of Indian poetics and dramaturgy

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

49.  Which of the following statements is/are correct about Amaravati School of Arts?

  1. Use of white marbles is very common in Amaravati School of Arts
  2. Most of the themes were based on Buddha’s life and Jataka tales
  3. This School of arts was first patronized by the Satavahanas and later by the Ikshvakus 

Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

50.Consider the following statements about Dharmasutras:

  1. Dharmasutras are sanskrit text
  2. The sutra phase coincides with buddhist phase
  3. The sutras deal with the social usages and customs of everyday life

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

51. Consider the following differences between Vaisheshika and Nyaya philosophy:

  1. While Nyaya philosophy accepts four independent sources of knowledge, but Vaisheshika accepts only two  
  2. Nyaya recognizes sixteen categories of reality, Vaisheshika recognizes only seven categories of reality

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

52.  Consider the following differences between Mysore and Thanjore Paintings:

  1. More emphasis is paid to design and other decorative elements in Mysore painting in comparison to Thanjore painting
  2. Mysore paintings are lighter than Thanjore paintings

 Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

53.  Consider the following pairs of GI Indicated products with states where they are found:

  1. Tezpur Litchi – Bihar
  2. Coorg orange – Maharashtra
  3. Shaphee Lanphee – Manipur

 Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

54.The Rig-Veda is a source of ___:
1. Gayatri Mantra
2. Nadistuti sukta
3. Purusha sukta
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2
[D] 1, 2 & 3

55.Which among the following statements conform to the teachings of Buddhism?

  1. All conditioned things are in constant state of flux
  2. In humans, there is no permanent, underlying substance that can be called the soul
  3. Nothing in the physical world can bring lasting deep satisfaction of desires

Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

56.Who among the following professed Suddhadvaita philosophy?

[A] Swami Krishnananda
[B] Ramanada
[C] Sri Vallabhacharya
[D] Guru Jambheshwar

57.Consider the following pairs of fairs / festivals and their respective states:

  1. Moatsu Mong Festival – Nagaland
  2. Minjar Festival – Chhattisgarh
  3. Vautha Fair – Karnataka

Which of the above is / are correct pairs?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] Only 1

58.Which of the following saints of Bhakti Movement initially adopted Saguna / vaishnavism but later preached Nirguni beliefs of life?

[A] Raidas
[B] Gusainji
[C] Bhagat Pipa
[D] Vallabhacharya

59. Consider the following dance forms:

  1. Sattriya
  2. Odissi
  3. Manipuri

Which of the above is/are classical dance form(s) of India?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

60.  Consider the following pairs:

  1. Natya – It contains dialogue, interpretation of moods and mime
  2. Nritta – It consists of pure dance movements 
  3. Nritya – It is a combination of both rasa or sentiment and bhava or mood

 Which of the above is/are correct?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

61.Which of the following contains the Dhrupada raga?

[A] Rig Veda
[B] Atharva Veda
[C] Sama Veda
[D] Yajur Veda

62.Gopatha Brahmana is related to which of the following?

[A] Rig Veda
[B] Yajur Veda
[C] Atharva Veda
[D] Sama Veda

63.Kalpasutra is divided into how many parts?

[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 6

64.Which of the following was the main source of income in the Mauryan administration?

[A] State taxes
[B] Trade
[C] Donations
[D] Land revenue

65.Which of the following statements are correct with respect to Mauryan society?
1. There was no improvement in the social status of Vaishyas or trading communities and Shudras.
2. This period saw an increase in the number of untouchables.
3. There is mention of Varna or Sati in the Ashokan edicts.
 Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

66.Which of the following Mauryan King not only redistributed the Buddha’s relics to every important town, but also ordered construction of stupas over them?

[A] Chandragupta
[B] Bindusara
[C] Ashoka
[D] Dashratha

67.Which of the following refers to the name of the villages exempted from paying tax during Maurya era?

[A] Pariharaka
[B] Ayudhiya
[C] Kupya
[D] Nagar

68.Which of the following refers to the name of the villages that supplied soldiers?

[A] Kupya
[B] Pariharaka
[C] Nagara
[D] Ayudhiya

69.Which of the following are the works of Kalidasa?
1) Meghaduta
2) Abhijyanashakuntalam
3) Mrichchhkatikam
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2, & 3

70.At which of the following places the famous relief scene of Vishnu rescuing the earth from the waters in the form of Nri-Varaha can be found?

[A] Sarnath
[B] Udaigiri
[C] Mathura
[D] Khairigarh

71.Which of the following places developed as a great center of education for Mahayana Buddhism during the Gupta period?
1) Taxila
2) Nalanda
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

72.Works of which of the following poets were also translated in many European languages?

[A] Kalidasa
[B] Surdasa
[C] Shudraka
[D] Bharavi

73.Which of the following wrote Aryasiddhanta?

[A] Balabhadra
[B] Aryabhata II
[C] Prithusvami
[D] Bhattotpala

74.Tattavakaumudi, Tattvasaradi, Nyayavarttikatatparyatika, Nyayasuchini-bandha, Nyayasutroddhara, Nyayakanika and Tattvabindu are works of which of the following writers?

[A] Bhoja
[B] Vachaspatimisra
[C] Udayana
[D] Jayanta

75.Which of the following statements are correct regarding the period between the eighth and the twelfth century CE?
1. There was the absence of any effective central authority in India.
2. It is also referred to as the pre-Sultanate age.
3. It witnessed a mushrooming of innumerable kingdoms which appeared and disappeared from the scene.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

76.Which of the following was the author of Prithviraj Raso?

[A] Chand Bardoi
[B] Jagnayak
[C] Amir Khusrau
[D] Baba Gorakhnath

77.Which of the following temple is also known as Pampapati?

[A] Vittalaswami temple
[B] Virupaksha temple
[C] Hazara Ramaswamy temple
[D] None of the above

78.In Sufi philosophy, the term Wali’ refers to which of the following?

[A] Teacher
[B] Beloved
[C] Friend
[D] Servant

79.Which of the following constructed a mausoleum over the grave of Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti?

[A] Khwaja Hussain Nagauri
[B] Hamiduddin Nagauri
[C] Sultan Muhammad Tughlaq
[D] Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar

80.‘Zikr’ involved which of the following?

[A] Repeated recitation of a devotional formula in praise of Allah.
[B] Gathering where musical instruments were played.
[C] Ecstatic dancing.
[D] None of the above

81.Which of the following give information regarding to the ancestry of Muinuddin Chishti?

[A] Fawaid-al-Fuad
[B] Siyar-al-Arijin
[C] Khair-al-Majalis
[D] None of the above

82.Which of the following was the centre of activities of the various Sufi orders?

[A] Khanqah
[B] Dargah
[C] Silsilahs
[D] None of the above

83.Which of the following statements are correct about Sufi literature?
1. Sufi literature has contributed substantially in the development of specific language vocabularies of Persian, Turkish,      Urdu, Sindhi, Pashto and Punjabi.
2. The high point of Sufi literature, especially mystical love poetry is represented in the Golden Age of Arabic, Persian,          Turkish and Urdu literature.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

84.Which of the following was the spiritual successor of Shaikh Nizamuddin?

[A] Nasiruddin Mahmud
[B] Rafiuddin Harun
[C] Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki
[D] Nizamuddin Auliya

85.Which of the following statements are correct about the impact of Sufism?
1. Sufism took roots only in urban areas and exercised a deep social, political, and cultural influence on the masses.
2. It rebelled against all forms of religious formalism, orthodoxy, falsehood, and hypocrisy.
3. It endeavoured to create a new world order in which spiritual bliss was the only and the ultimate goal.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 2 & 3
[C] Only 1 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

86.Which of the following taught yoga to his disciple Sulaiman Mandavi?

[A] Miranji Shams al Ushshaq
[B] Abdul Quddus Gangohi
[C] Shaikh Piyara
[D] Sayyid Yadullah

87.Before joining the Suhrawardi order which of the following lived in the company of Gorakhnath?

[A] Makhdum Hamzah
[B] Saba Dawud Khaki Suhrawardi
[C] Shihabuddin Suhrawardi
[D] Shaikh Hasan

88.Which of the following was the successor of Shaikh Ibrahim Multani?

[A] Sayyid Muhammad Halabi Uchhi
[B] Ibrahim Makhdumji
[C] Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani
[D] Mir Muhammad Miyan Mir

89.The Punjab branch of the Qadiris was founded by which of the following saint?

[A] Ibrahim Makhdumji
[B] Sayyid Muhammad Halabi Uchhi
[C] Shaikh Abdul Qadir Jilani
[D] Mir Muhammad Miyan

90.Which of the following was the most important early production centre of the Company art?

[A] Agra
[B] Benaras
[C] Calcutta
[D] Madras

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