Himachal GK MCQs (Art & Architecture) – 3

By | July 6, 2017

1.Which village of Himachal Pradesh was chosen by painter Sardar Sobha Singh for setting up his home?

  • Andretta
  • Naggar
  • Naldehra
  • Bhagsunath

2. “Chamba Style” of Pahari School of Painting reached its zenith under whose reign?

  • Raja Bhuri Singh
  • Raja Bhim Singh
  • Raja Umed Singh
  • None of the above

3. Which district of Himachal Pradesh is famous for its “Rumal (Handkerchief) craft”?

  • Kullu
  • Hamirpur
  • Chamba
  • Kinnaur

4. “Maheshi Devi”who was awarded with “Utakrist Shilpi” (Master Craftswoman) National Award in 1965 A.D. is related to which craft?

  • Painting
  • Embroidery
  • Woodcraft
  • Sculptor making

5. The great painter “Manak”of Pahari Miniature Paintings belonged to the royal court of?

  • Sansar Chand (Kangra)
  • Sham Singh (Chamba)
  • Anand Chand (Bilaspur)
  • Gopal Sen (Mandi)

6. Which Style of Pahari School of Painting is world famous?

  • Chamba Art
  • Arki Art
  • Kangra Art
  • Basholi Art

7. Which among the following paintings is not a painting of Sardar Sobha Singh?

  • Laila Majnu
  • Sohni Mahiwal
  • Kangra Bride
  • Gaddan

8. During the reign of Raja Sansar Chand II, in which year the Kangra School of Painting originated?

  • 1770 A.D.
  • 1780 A.D.
  • 1790 A.D.
  • 1800 A.D.

9. “Geet-Govind” composed by Jaidev Kiran has been the source of inspiration for which “Kalam” of Himachal Pradesh?

  • Chamba Kalam
  • Kangra Kalam
  • Mandi Kalam
  • Basholi Kalam

10. The greatest development of “Kangra Kalam” happened during the reign of which Raja?

  • Bhumi Chand
  • Hamir Chand
  • Sansar Chand
  • Kehri Singh

11. “Chamba Kalam” developed during the reign of which Raja of Chamba?

  • Sahil Varman
  • Ram Singh
  • Raj Singh
  • Meru Varman

12. The famous painter of “Chamba Kalam”, who came from Guler to Chamba in 1765 A.D., was?

  • Chajju
  • Harku
  • Bhola Ram
  • Nikka

13. Arki School of Painting developed in which Princely State?

  • Bhagal
  • Bushahar
  • Kehlur
  • Chamba

14. Developed in Himachal Pradesh, which School of Painting is most ancient of the following?

  • Arki Style
  • Kangra Stylef
  • Chamba Style
  • Basholi Style

15. Which of the following place was the main centre of “Kangra School of Painting and Art”?

  • Jawalamukhi
  • Sujanpur Tira
  • Kangra
  • Nurpur

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