Rajasthan Art and History Questions and Answers

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Rajasthan Art and History

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Rajasthan Art and History Questions and Answers

Q :  

Which civilization of Rajasthan was spread over the banks and the valleys of Banas, Berach, Vagan, Gambhiri and Kothari rivers?

(A) Kalibangan

(B) Ahar

(C) Ganeshwar

(D) Bairath

Correct Answer : B
Explanation :

The correct answer is Ahar Civilization. The Ahar Civilization, also known as the Banas culture is a Chalcolithic archaeological culture on the banks of Ahar River of southeastern Rajasthan, lasting from c.

Q :  

Nathdwara School of paintings is famous for

(A) Sculpture

(B) Wall painting

(C) Phad

(D) Pichwai

Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

Nathdwara is the most important center of Pushtimarg of vallabhacharya and hence it is also called Vallabh style. The painters of Nathdwara began painting Krishna in the world as the inclination of God. Paintings of Pichwai, that is, painting on cloth, is a distinctive feature of the paintings done in Nathdwara.

Q :  

Where is the Trinetra Ganesh temple located?

(A) Ranthambore fort

(B) Kumbhalgarh fort

(C) Achalgarh fort

(D) Jaigarh fort

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Trinetra Ganesh Temple is located in the Ranthambore fort within the Ranthambore National Park at a height of 1579 feet, near the city of Sawai Madhopur in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan, India. People from different parts of eastern Rajasthan and all over the world come for darshan, to pray.

Q :  

Who was the ruler of Mewar in 1948 at the time of the integration of Rajasthan?

(A) Umed Singh

(B) Gaj Singh

(C) Sardul Singh

(D) Bhupal Singh

Correct Answer : D
Explanation :

On 18 April 1948, in the third phase of unification of Rajasthan, the princely state of Udaipur merged with the Rajasthan Union and its new name was 'United Rajasthan Union'. In its cabinet formed under the leadership of Manikya Lal Verma, Maharana Bhupal Singh of Udaipur was made the Rajpramukh, Maharao Bhim Singh of Kota was made the senior Deputy Chief.

Q :  

Which civilization of Rajasthan is also known as "Tamrasanchayi"?

(A) Ganeshwar

(B) Bagor

(C) Ahar

(D) Gilund

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

1. Ganeshwar Civilization -

- Location - Ganeshwar (Sikar) Police Station "Neem Police Station"

- River - Kantli River: It is an internal flowing river. That's why Kantli says. Because it causes more erosion.

2. Ganeshwar Civilization Nickname-

- Also called copper-accumulating civilization.

The oldest civilization among the Copper Age civilizations is the Ganeshwar Civilization.

- India, the mother of all Copper Age civilizations, is also called "Ganeshwar Civilization". Copper is found in maximum quantity here.

Q :  

______ is a palace in Jaipur, built by Sawai Pratap Singh.

(A) Lallgarh Palace

(B) Umaid Bhavan

(C) Hawa Mahal

(D) Sajjangarh Palace

Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

1. Hawa Mahal of Jaipur was built by Sawai Pratap Singh.

2. Hawa Mahal is a five-storey palace, made of red and pink sandstone.

3. The famous 'Palace of the Winds', or Hawa Mahal, is one of the major tourist attractions in the city of Jaipur.

4. Apart from this, due to the "Venturi effect", cool air always keeps coming inside the palace through these intricately structured lattice windows, due to which the palace always remains air-conditioned even in the scorching heat.

Q :  

In which districts is the National Desert Park spread?

(A) Jaisalmer and Barmer

(B) Jaisalmer and Bikaner

(C) Jodhpur and Jaisalmer

(D) Jodhpur and Barmer

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :
The Desert National Park (DNP) covers an area of 3162 km² of which 1900 km² is in Jaisalmer district and remaining 1262 km² is in Barmer district of Rajasthan State.

Q :  

The mosque of Malik Shah is situated in -

(A) Jhalawar

(B) Baran

(C) Jalore

(D) Rajsamand

Correct Answer : C
Explanation :

The tomb of Ismaili saint Malik Shah In the fort of Jalore, the tomb of Ismail saint Malik Shah is located. The Islamic Mosques of Jalore fort. The Kila Masjid (Fort Mosque) within the fort is also noteworthy as they demonstrate the widespread influence of the architectural decorations associated with the Gujarati styles of the period (i.e. late 16th century). This is because it was built by destroying the existing Hindu temple. Another shrine in the fort is that of Saint Rehmat Ali Baba. Near the main gate.

Q :  

Who is called the Folk deity (Lok Devta) with four hands?

(A) Kalla ji

(B) Mallinathji

(C) Fatta ji

(D) Jhunjhar ji

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Kalla ji. Kalla ji was born in Vikram Samvat 1601, Merta in the Nagaur district of Rajasthan. Kalla ji is famous as “Lok Devta with four hands”. Temples are located at Bhauraigarh, Mahiyadham Varda, Salumbar, Samalia, Gatroad.

Q :  

Which one of the following musical instrument is different from the other three? 

(A) Flute

(B) Mashak

(C) Shehnai

(D) Algoza

Correct Answer : A
Explanation :

Hence, the correct answer is "Flute". The guitar is of Western origin, has 6 strings, is plucked or strummed, and is not used in Indian music.

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