CULTURE FOR UPSC PRELIMS 2020 , TEST-04

Q 1 . Colonial rule introduced several new art forms, styles, materials in painting. Which of the following are the new styles developed under Company School of painting?
1. Focus on Objective Reality.
2. Picturesque landscape painting.
3. History painting.
4. Focus on Mythological and social themes.
Codes:
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1, 3 and 4
(d) All

Q 2 . Which of the following pairs with respect to
the different forms of paintings is/are correctly matched?
1. Mughal School of Painting: Calligraphic text descriptions.
2. Mysore paintings: Depicts the Hindu Gods and Goddess.
3. Rajasthani School of painting: Depict Portraits of rulers.
4. Kangra School of painting: Depict verdant greenery.
Codes:
(a) 1 and 3
(b) Only 1
(c) 2, 3 and 4
(d) All

Q 3 . Which of the following are the major features
of pre-historic rock paintings found in India?
1. These paintings can be divided into three
categories: man, animal and geometric patterns.
2. A long-snouted animal, a fox and a multiple legged lizard were the main animal motifs.
3. No superimposition of paintings over the pre-historic rock paintings is found in India.
Codes:
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) All

Q 4 . Which of the following are traditional styles
of paintings in India:
1. Pattachitra
2. Chanderi
3. Kalamkari
4. Ikat
5. Madhubani
Select the correct codes:
(a) Only 1, 2 & 5
(b) Only 1, 3 & 5
(c) Only 3 & 5
(d) Only 1, 3, 4 & 5

Q 5 . Which of the following schools of miniature paintings are known for their symbolic use of colour?
(a) Orissa school
(b) Pala school
(c) Jain school
(d) Rajasthani school

Q 6 . With reference to Rajput painting of ‘Bani Thani’ which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. It belongs to Bikaner school of Rajput painting.
2. It has been labelled as ‘Mona Lisa of India.’
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q 7 .  With reference to Tanjore paintings, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. The embellishments using semi-precious stones is their unique feature.
2. They are scroll paintings done on silk cloth with the theme of gods and goddesses.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q 8 .  Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding the Mughal school of paintings?
1. Hamza-nama is more refined as compared to Tuti-nama
2. Tuti-nama is considered as the first work of the Mughal school
3. The use of decorated margins around the paintings was introduce by Shah Jahan
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
(a) 1 and 3 only
(b) 1 and 2 only
(c) 2 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q 9 . Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the Mural paintings of Kerala?
1. The Mural paintings of Kerala are exclusively based on the themes of live performing art like Kathakali, Koodiyattom etc.
2. Natural and artificial both types of colours are used in these paintings.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q 10 . With reference to the Kangra school of paintings, consider the following statements:
1. It is a pre-Mughal school of painting.
2. It is a Pahari style of painting.
3. Shringar is considered as the focal theme of Kangra paintings.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3