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07 May 2022
Question : Among the following with which religion Philosophy of Ratnatraya is associated:

Zorastrianism
Jainism
Buddhism
Judaism

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ART & CULTURE    
04 May 2022
Question :
Consider the following statements:
  1. The Bawangaja Temple has the world's second largest megalithic statue of Jain Tirthankara Lord Rishabhadeva 
  2. The temple complex at Khajuraho was built by the Chandella rulers
  3. Airavatesvara Temple is a Hindu temple of Dravidian architecture built by Chola emperor Rajaraja II
  4. Ekambareswarar Temple is the largest temple in the town of Kanchipuram dedicated to Hindu god Shiva
Which of the statements given above are correct?

1, 2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 4 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2, 3 and 4

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ART & CULTURE     
01 May 2022
Question : Consider the following statement about the festivals celebrated in North-East India:
  1. Behdienkhlam, the most important dance festival of the Jaintia tribes, is celebrated annually in July after the sowing period
  2. Wangala Festival is a most popular festival among the Garos
  3. Shad Suk Mynsiem is the Khasi way of offering their thanks to the creator for all the blessings and bountiful harvests
Which of the above statement/s is/are correct?

1 only
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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ART & CULTURE     
07 Apr 2022
Question :
Match the pairs of Key Terms used in Mughal Architecture:
  Term   Description
1. Finial a. A large stately tomb or a building housing such a tomb or several tombs
2. Pietra dura b. Any decorative fitting at the peak of a gable or on the top of a flagpole, fence post, or staircase newel post
3. Mausoleum c. A flat panel constructed with widely spaced crossed thin strips of wood or other material, commonly used as a garden trellis
4. Lattice d. Hard and fine stones in general, as used for inlay and distinguished from the softer stones used in building

1-b, 2-d, 3-a, 4-c
​1-b, 2-a, 3-d, 4-c
​1-c, 2-d, 3-a, 4-b
​1-d, 2-b, 3-a, 4-c

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INDIAN HISTORY    
30 Mar 2022
Question : Consider the following pairs:
  Stupa Location
1. Dhamek Stupa Champaran, Bihar
2. Kesaria Stupa Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh
3. Animeshlochan Stupa Bodh Gaya, Bihar
4. Do-drul Chorten Stupa Gangtok, Sikkim
Which of these pair/s are NOT correctly matched?
1 and 2 only
2 only
2, 3 and 4
1, 3 and 4

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INDIAN HISTORY     
16 Feb 2022
Question : Consider the following statements regarding Medaram Jatara - celebrated by - the Koya tribe, the second-largest Tribal Community of Telangana:
  1. The Medaram Jathara festival is celebrated annually and organized by the Koyas in collaboration with the Tribal Welfare Department, Government of Telangana
  2. The second-largest fair of India, after the Kumbh Mela, Medaram Jathara is conducted in honour of the Goddesses Sammakka and Saralamma. 
  3. It is celebrated in the month of “Magha” (February) on the full moon day. 
Which of the statement/s given above is/are correct?
1 only
1 and 2 only
2 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3

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ART & CULTURE      
08 Dec 2021
Question :
Consider the following statements regarding the Hornbill Festival:
  1. Hornbill Festival is also known as the “festival of festivals” that brings all the 17 tribes of the Nagaland on a platform and facilitates the promotion of their culture to the rest of the world.
  2. This festival is named after the Indian hornbill, the large and colourful forest bird which is displayed in the folklore of most of the state’s tribes
  3. Hornbill Festival is organized by Department of Tourism, Art and culture, Government of India
Which of the following statements are correct :

1 Only
1 and 2 Only
1 and 3 Only
1, 2, and 3

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PRELIMS GS PAPER 1 - GENERAL STUDIES    
18 Nov 2021
Question :
Consider the following statements with respect to the The Pochampally Village in Telangana State: 
  1. It has been selected as one of the best Tourism Villages by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)
  2. Pochampally is known as the Silk City of India for the exquisite sarees that are woven through a unique style called Ikat.
  3. Ikat is a Rajasthani word that means “Tie and Dye”, a method of dyeing by hand in which coloured patterns are produced in the fabric
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1 Only
1 and 2 Only
1 and 3 Only
1, 2 and 3

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PRELIMS GS PAPER 1 - GENERAL STUDIES   
22 Oct 2021
Question : Consider the following statements w.r.t. the Buddhist circuit around Kushinagar, Sravasti, and Kapilvastu that is being developed as a part of the SWADESH Darshan scheme
  1. The Indian Buddhist Heritage is of great interest to the followers of Buddhism the world over and Kushinagar is one of the major pilgrimage centers for Buddhism followers.
  2. Lord Buddha attained Mahaparinirvana in Kushinagar which one of the most important archaeological sites in India.
  3. The prime tourist attractions in Kushinagar include the ancient Mahaparinirvana Temple- one of the most sacred shrines for Buddhists, Rambhar Stupa, Kushinagar Museum, Sun Temple, Nirvana Stupa, Matha Kuar Shrine, Watt Thai Temple, Chinese Temple, Japanese Temple etc.
Which of the above statements are correct?
1 only
2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 2 and 3
ART & CULTURE       

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