Art and Culture GK – GK Questions and Answers

Topic-wise Questions – Art and Culture gk. Today I am providing Art and Culture Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams. Multiple Choice Questions – Art, Culture, Theatre, Painting, etc.

01. The famous painter Vincent van Gogh belonged to which country?

  1. Spain
  2. The Netherlands
  3. Italy
  4. France

2. The Netherlands

02. ‘Madhubani’ a style of folk paintings, is popular in which of the following states in India?

  1. Bihar
  2. Madhya Pradesh
  3. West Bengal
  4. Rajasthan

1. Bihar

03. Pablo Picasso belonged to which country?

  1. France
  2. Germany
  3. Spain
  4. Italy

3. Spain

04. Nand Lal Bose, Manjit Bawa, Tyeb Mehta are

  1. Classical Singers
  2. English Poets
  3. Photographers
  4. Painters

4. Painters

05. Warli painting is indigenous to which State?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Odisha
  4. Maharashtra

4. Maharashtra

06. Raja Harishchandra, an early Indian film was produced by

  1. Dada Saheb Phalke
  2. Ashok Kumar
  3. Ardeshir Irani
  4. Gurudatt

1. Dada Saheb Phalke

07. Yavanika or curtain was introduced in Indian theatre by which of the following?

  1. Shakas
  2. Greeks
  3. Huns
  4. Persians

2. Greeks

08. Who among the following is a distinguished actor as well as recipient of Jnanpith Award (the highest literary award in India)?

  1. Vijay Tendulkar
  2. Kaifi Azmi
  3. Javed Akhtar
  4. Girish Karnad

4. Girish Karnad

09. Homi Vyarawalla is acclaimed as India’s first –

  1. Lady Painter
  2. Lady Photojournalist
  3. Lady Kathak Dancer
  4. Lady Playback singer

2. Lady Photojournalist

10. Ikebana is Japanese art of :

  1. paper craft
  2. dress designing
  3. miniature tree farming
  4. flower arrangement

4. flower arrangement

11. Who is the voice behind the audio book “Wings of Fire” written by former President APJ Abdul Kalam?

  1. Om Puri
  2. Amitabh Bachchan
  3. Girish Karnad
  4. Harish Bhimani

3. Girish Karnad

12. The technique of mural painting executed upon freshly laid lime plaster is known as –

  1. Fresco
  2. Gouache
  3. Tempera
  4. Cubism

1. Fresco

13. Ramkinker Baij was a well known

  1. dancer
  2. theatre personality
  3. violinist
  4. sculptor

4. sculptor

14. Which place is famous for embroidered handkerchief?

  1. Salem
  2. Gadwal
  3. Tangaliya
  4. Chamba

4. Chamba

15. Jorasanko Thakur Bari is the ancestral home of which Indian personality?

  1. Rabindranath Tagore
  2. Pranab Mukherjee
  3. Ram Mohan Roy
  4. Swami Vivekananda

1. Rabindranath Tagore

16. The song Ekla Chalo Re (Walk alone) was written by –

  1. Subhash Chandra Bose
  2. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
  3. Rabindra Nath Tagore
  4. Aurobindo Ghosh

3. Rabindra Nath Tagore

17. Indian Council for Cultural Relations was founded by –

  1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  2. Rajagopalachari
  3. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
  4. Indira Gandhi

3. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

18. Who of the following is/was not a painter?

  1. Tyeb Mehta
  2. Ramkinkar Baiz
  3. Syed Haider Raza
  4. Jamini Roy

2. Ramkinkar Baiz

19. In which field of Art did Jamini Roy make his name?

  1. Sculpture
  2. Music
  3. Painting
  4. Drama

3. Painting

20. With which form of performing art is Teejan Bai associated?

  1. Burra Katha
  2. Pandavani
  3. Lavani
  4. Nautanki

2. Pandavani

21. Who amidst the following great music composers was the ruler of a state?

  1. Tyagaraja
  2. Shyama Shastri
  3. Muthuswami Dikshitar
  4. Swathi Tirunal Rama Varma

4. Swathi Tirunal Rama Varma

22. Who wrote the lyrics of the song Aye Mere Watan Ke Logo?

  1. Manoj Kumar
  2. Pradeep
  3. Shailendra
  4. Raghupati Sahay ‘Firaq’

2. Pradeep

23. Raghu Rai is a well-known –

  1. Painter
  2. Film Director
  3. Photographer
  4. Sportsperson

3. Photographer

24. The National Anthem of Bangladesh was written by –

  1. Mujib-ur-rahman
  2. Mohd Iqbal
  3. Rabindranath Tagore
  4. Bhupen Hazarika

3. Rabindranath Tagore

25. Who of the following painted the famous painting Guernica?

  1. Vincent van Gogh
  2. Rembrandt
  3. Raphael
  4. Pablo Picasso

4. Pablo Picasso

26. Raja Ravi Varma was a famous –

  1. Painter
  2. Musician
  3. Singer
  4. Physician

1. Painter

27. Japanese art of paper folding is known as –

  1. Haiku
  2. Ikebana
  3. Origami
  4. Karaoke

3. Origami

28. In which city is the Film and Television Institute of India located?

  1. Pune
  2. New Delhi
  3. Mumbai
  4. Ahmedabad

1. Pune

29. Who founded the Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi in 1921?

  1. Bhagwan Das
  2. MM Malviya
  3. Rabindranath Tagore
  4. Mahatma Gandhi

1. Bhagwan Das

30. The city famous for its Chikankari work of embroidery is –

  1. Ludhiana
  2. Chamba
  3. Barmer
  4. Lucknow

4. Lucknow

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