Himachal GK MCQs (Art & Architecture) – 1

By | July 6, 2017

1.Pabuchi,Pandvani and Bhatakshri (पाबूची, पंडवाणी और भटाक्षरीrepresents?

  • Type of Scripts
  • Mural Paintings
  • Local wines
  • Woolen cloths

2. Kangra School of painting basically originated from which place?

  • Basholi
  • Sujanpur
  • Nurpur
  • Guler

3. Which of the following was given the “Kalidas award” in 2011 for exceptional work in “Pahari miniature painting”?

  • Sardar Sobha Singh
  • Chandu Lal Raina
  • Vijay Sharma
  • Ram Singh

4. “Kangra’s bride”and “Gaddan” are the artworks (paintings) of which of the following?

  • Amrita Shergill
  • Amrita Pritam
  • Nicholas Roerich
  • Sardar Sobha Singh

5. What was the main theme of Kangra School of Painting?

  • Battlefield
  • Proceedings of Royal Court
  • Natural Scenery
  • Lord Krishna and Radha

6. The ancient art and architectural style of Himachal Pradesh is known by the name “Khasa”. Its basic construction material is?

  • Soil
  • Wood
  • Stone
  • Slates

See also: Pahari Style of Paintings

7. The great painter “Nicholas Roerich”originally belonged to which country?

  • Russia
  • Israel
  • USA
  • France

8. Which of the following statement is incorrect regarding Sardar Sobha Singh?

  • He formerly worked as a draughtsman in British Indian Army
  • His painting collection consists of large number of paintings of Sikh Gurus
  • “Sohni-Mahiwal” and “Hir-Ranjha” are his exceptional artworks
  • He took his last breath in a place known as “Andretta”

9. “Gambhari Devi” of Himachal Pradesh was related to which field of art?

  • Folk singing
  • Pahari Paintings
  • Tankri writings
  • Making of Chamba Rumal

10. “Pandit Seu” a famous painter of seventeenth century belonged to which Hill State?

  • Mandi
  • Guler
  • Chamba
  • Bilaspur

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