Very Short Type Questions: Mark: 1

Choose the correct answer:

Arthasastra was written by —-

(a) Kalidas

(b) Madhbacharya

(c) Kautilya

(d) Rajtarangini

Ans:- (c) Kautilya

The Universal message “Satyameba Jayate” was taken from —-

(a) Mundak Upanishad

(b) Mahabharata

(c) Ramayana

(d) Mohopanishad

Ans:- (a) Mundak Upanishad

The Universal message “Ahimsa param Dherama” was taken from—-

(a) Mundak Upanishad

(b) Mahabharata

(c) Ramayana

(d) Mohopanishad

Ans:- (b) Mahabharata

The Universal message “Janani Janma bhumischa Swargadasi Gariyashi”  was taken from—-

(a) Mundak Upanishad

(b) Mahabharata

(c) Ramayana

(d) Mohopanishad

Ans:- (c) Ramayana

The Universal message “Basudhaiba Kutumbakam” was taken from —-

(a) Mundak Upanishad

(b) Mahabharata

(c) Ramayana

(d) Mohopanishad

Ans:- (d) Mohopanishad

The classical dance”Kathakali” belongs to —-

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Andhara Pradesh

(c)Kerala

(d) Odisha

Ans:- (c)Kerala

The classical dance “Bharatnatyam” was taken from —–

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Andhara Pradesh

(c) Kerala

(d) Odisha

Ans:- (a) Tamil Nadu

The classical dance “Kuchipudi was taken from —-

(a) Tamil Nadu

(b) Andhra Pradesh

(c) Kerala

(d) Odisha

Ans:- (b) Andhara Pradesh

The United Nations has declared ——– as the International Yoga Day.

(a)21 May

(b)21 June

(c) 28 June

(d) 21 July

Ans:- (a)21 May

The Natya Shastra was written by —–

(a) Kalidasa

(b) Kautilya

(c) Madhbacharya

(d) Bharat Muni

Ans:- (d) Bharat Muni

Who launched a movement named Heraka?

(a) Doney Polo

(b)Tikendrajit

(c) Gamhbir Singh

(d) Rani Gaidalu

Ans:- (d) Rani Gaidalu

 

Chapchar Kuti is the traditional festival of —-

(a) Nagaland

(b) Arunachal Pradesh

(c) Manipur

(d) Mizoram

Ans:- (d) Mizoram

——– translated Ramayana into Assamese

(a) Hem Saraswathi

(b) Madhav Kandali

(c) Rudra Kandali

(d) Haribar Bipra

Ans:- (b) Madhav Kandali

Padya Geeta was written by —–

(a) Govinda Mishra

(b) Madhav Kandali

(c) Rudra Kandali

(d) Haribar Bipra

Ans:- (a) Govinda Mishra

The book Hastibidyarava was written by —-

(a) Govinda Mishra

(b) Sukumar Borkaith

(c) Rudra Kandali

(d) Haribar Bipra

Ans:- (b) Sukumar Borkaith

Madhab Kandali wrote Ramayana in Assamese under the Patronage of —

(a) Bhaskar Barman

(b) a. Manimanikya

(c) Naranarayan

(d) Durlav Narayan

Ans:-

The Ahom king—— frist organized Bihu in public place by organizing the festival in the courtyard of Rangghar.

(a) Shiva Sinhga

(b) Pramatta Singha

(c) Gadadhar Singha

(d) Rudra Singha.

Ans:- (d) Rudra Singha.

Bordbulia, Deodhani are the folksongs of —

(a) Darrang

(b) Barpeta

(c) Nagaon

(d) Dibrugarh

Ans:- (a) Darrang

When was the origin of the Indus Valley Civilization?

Ans:-

Where was the Indus Valley Civilization formed?

Ans:- Sindhu valley.

Who were the main architects of the Sindhu Civilization?

Ans:- Dravidas.

Name the oldest written religious book.

Ans:-The Rig Veda.

Which period is considered to be the prevedic era?

Ans:-The period between 1500 years B.C. to 1000 years B.C. is considered to be the prevedic era.

Which period is considered to be the Vedic era?

Ans:- The period between 1000 years B.C. to 600 years B.C. is considered to be the prevedic era.

When was the Arya culture extended to entire India?

Ans:- The Arya culture extended to entire India By 400 years B.C.

What was the eastern border of the Indus Valley civilization extended up to Ganga valley?

Ans:-Meerut.

When was the town culture develop during the Indus Valley civilization?

Ans:-Around 4000 B.C.

What was the presumed time of writing of the Rig Veda?

Ans:-Between 1500 B.C. and 1000 B.C.

Who used the term “Unity in diversity” in his book “Discovery of India”?

Ans:-Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru

What literature may be regarded as the soul of Indian culture and civilization?

Ans:-The old Sanskrit literature.

The term Satyameva Jayate in the National symbol was taken from which book?

Ans:-Mundak Upanishad.

Which book establish the term “Ahimsa Param Dharma”?

Ans:-Mahabharata.

Which book establish the term “Janani Janma bhaumischa Swaragadasi Gariyasi”?

Ans:-Ramayan.

Which book establish the term “Basudhaiba Kutumbakam”.

Ans:-Mohapanishad.

Is TajMahal a World Heritage site?

Ans:-Yes

Greek-Roman techniques were used in which style of sculptures of India?

Ans:-Gandhara style.

What is ‘Udgata’?

Ans:-Udgata are the slokas of Sam Veda that was read like songs for the appeasement of deities by the priests.

what tradition in classical music is still prevalent in India as a strong tradition?

Ans:-The Mentor-Disciple (Guru-Sishya) tradition.

Name a classical dance form recognized by Government of India?

Ans:-

Which day has the United Nations declared as the International Yoga Day?

Ans:- June 21.

Who wrote Natyashastra?

Ans:- Bharat Muni.

From when was Christianity started expanding in the North East?

Ans:- During the British days, the rulers started expending Christianity in the North East .

Who worships Doney Polo?

Ans:- Some tribes of Arunachal Pradesh worship Doney Polo

Where is the festival Hornbill celebrated?

Ans:- Nagaland

What is the name of the famous book on political science written in ancient India?

Ans:- Kautilya’s Arthasastra.

When was the Natyasastra by Bharat Muni was written?

Ans:- Between 200 years BC to the second century.

How many slokas are there in the Natyasastra?

Ans:- 600 slokas.

What is the Heraka movement?

Ans:- Freedom fighter Rani Gaidalu launched the Heraka movement for the revival and preservation of the traditional religious beliefs and cultural heritage of the tribes of Nagaland.

Hornbill festival of Nagaland is based on which name of an organism?

Ans:- Hornbill festival of Nagaland is based on the name of bird Hornbill.

The traditional festival Chapchar Kut belong to which state?

Ans:- Mizoram

What is the meaning of the word Mizo?

Ans:- Inhabitants of the Hills.

Which state of the North East has a matriarchal society?

Ans:- Meghalaya

What is the main theme of Manipuri dance?

Ans:- the main theme of Manipuri dance is the childhood of the saint Chaitanya,Lord Krishna etc.

How was Assam connected to China?

Ans:- Assam was connected to China through the great Silk Route.

How was Assam connected to the Roman Empire?

Ans:-

What is the ancient name of Assam?

Ans:- Pragjyotishpur and Kamrup.

From which Bodo word the name Assam is considered to be derived?

Ans:- ha-chom.

What is Charyapada?

Ans:- Charyapada is the Assamese songs which written during the period from 10th to 14th century.

When was the Charyapada written?

Ans:- During the period from 10th to 14th century.

Under whose patronage Madhab Kandali translated the Saptakanda Ramayana?

Ans:- Barahi King Manimanikya.

Who translated Ramayana into Assamese?

Ans:-

Who wrote Saptakanda Ramayana?

Ans:- Madhab Kandali.

Who wrote ‘ankiya naats’?

Ans:-

Name any ankiya naat by Sankardeva?

Ans:-

What is Brindabani Bastra?

Ans:- Brindabani Bastra is a famous textile design of Sankardeva.

Who was the first to introduce prose literature in Assamese?

Ans:- Bhattadeva.

Who wrote the “Padya Geeta?

Ans:-

Name the first Assamese magazine.

Ans:-

Who published the first Assamese magazine?

Ans:-

When was the first Assamese magazine published?

Ans:-

Which religion enjoys its majority in Assam?

Ans:-

Who did compose Zikir and Zari?

Ans:- Ajan Peer(Sah Milan).

Who is Ajan Peer?

Ans:- Sah Milan was popularly known as Ajan Peer. He had composed the Zikir and Zari.

When did Ajan Peer come to Assam?

Ans:- In the 13th century.

What is Chitra Bhagawat?

Ans:-

Who wrote Hastibidyarnava?

Ans:- Sukumar Borkaith.

Who drew the pictures in the book Hastibidyarnava?

Ans:-

When was the stone gate of Da-Parbatia made?

Ans:- In the 6th century.

During whose reign the construction of the multi-storied Talatal Ghar was started?

Ans:- Ahom King Rudra Singha.

How was the roof of the Rong Ghar made?

Ans:- In the style of play-boat (Khel-Nao).

What was the duty of the Changrung Phukan?

Ans:- Changrung Phukan was an officer of Ahom period, he supervises the construction and measurement of the roads, places, temples, houses etc.

When is the Bohag Bihu celebrated?

Ans:-

When is the Kati Bihu observed?

Ans:-

When is the Mahag Bihu celebrated?

Ans:-

Which artist got Padmashree award for the contribution in a folk song?

Ans:- Pratima Pande Baruah.

Which tribe of North East is a part of the Austric ethnic group?

Ans:- The Khasis of Meghalaya belongs to the Austric ethnic group.

Who wrote the book Arthashastra?

Ans:- Kautilya

Who wrote the book Kirtan?

Ans:- Sankardeva

Who wrote the book Naamghosa?

Ans:- Madhabdeva

Who wrote the book Chordhora are Pimpara Goshowa?

Ans:- Madhabdeva

Who wrote the book, Kaliya Daman?

Ans:- Sankardeva

Who wrote the book Ramvijoy?

Ans:- Sankardeva

Who wrote the book, Katha Geeta?

Ans:-Bhattadeva

Who wrote the book Rajtarangini?

Ans:-Kalhan

Who wrote the book Bharat Sambhed?

Ans:-Jawahar Lal Nehru.

 

 

 

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