MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Culture & Tourism

MCQs on Indian Year Book 2017 – Culture & Tourism

(UPSC CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATION & OTHER COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS)

Q1. Consider the following Statements regarding Lalit Kala Akademi:

  1. To promote and propagate understanding of Indian art, both within and outside the country, the Government of India established the Lalit Kala Akademi (National Akademi of Arts) at New Delhi on August 5, 1954.
  2. It also publishes journals – Lalit Kala Contemporary , Lalit Kala Ancient and Samkaleen Kala – all in hindi language.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q2. Consider the following Statements regarding Sangeet Natak Akademi:

  1. Sangeet Natak Akademi is India’s national academy of music, dance and drama.
  2. In 1959, the Akademi established the National School of Drama and in 1964, the Kathak Kendra, both being based in Delhi.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q3. Consider the following Statements regarding Sahitya Akademi:

  1. Sahitya Akademi is the Indian National Academy of Letters, to promote Indian literature.
  2. It has three journals, Indian Literature (bi-monthly in English), Samkaleena Bharatiya Sahitya (bi-monthly in Hindi) and Samskrita Pratibha (half-yearly in Sanskrit).

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q4. Consider the following Statements regarding Archaeological Survey of India:

  1. Established in 1861, it functions as an attached office of the Department of Land Resources.
  2. It has an Underwater Archaeology Wing which is concerned with  search, study and preservation of cultural heritage lying submerged in inland or territorial waters.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q5. Consider the following Statements regarding National Archives of India:

  1. The National Archives of India (NAI), New Delhi is the official custodian of all non-current record of permanent value to the Government of India.
  2. It established in Kolkata on March 11, 1891 as Imperial Record Department.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Q6. Consider the following Statements regarding Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat:

  1. It was announced by Hon’ble Prime Minister on 31st October, 2015 on the occasion of the 140th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
  2. It seeks to promote an enhanced level of understanding and bonding between the states, thereby strengthening the unity and integrity of India.

Identify the correct statements:
a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) All are correct
d) None

Solutions:

QuesSolExplanation
1aIt also publishes journals – Lalit Kala Contemporary (English), Lalit Kala Ancient (English) and Samkaleen Kala (Hindi).
2cThe academy’s other projects include Kutiyattam theatre of Kerala, Chhau dance of East India and Sattriya of Assam.
3cThe three fellowships by Sahitya Akademi are Sahitya Akademi Honorary Fellowship, Anand Fellowship and Premchand Fellowship.
The Akademi has recognized 24 languages and publishes its work in these languages.
4bEstablished in 1861, it functions as an attached office of the Department of Culture.
5c

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