Indian Culture GK Questions with Answers

Indian Culture GKCulture is the concept of a single society and communication between its members. Therefore, protecting and preserving it is an important task. It represents the past, present, and future in the form of paintings, drawings, sculptures, manuscripts, photographs, documents, etc. It is important because it helps people connect with others from similar backgrounds and provides a sense of unity and belonging.

This article provides some selective questions for candidates preparing for various competitive exams. Apart from this, new questions will also be added over time to keep candidates updated with the latest trends.

Indian Culture GK Quiz 2024

Every state in India is different from the other which gives you a lot to learn. India is known for its pride in its rich cultural heritage that is not found in any other country. Today, we are here to provide a huge collection of general knowledge questions and answers based on Indian culture and heritage. We all know that basic general knowledge plays a major and prominent role in any type of competitive exam. Candidates who have any queries or suggestions regarding this post can share them through the comment section below.

Indian culture gk one-liner quiz:

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Q. Which classical dance form is famous in Tamil Nadu?

Answer: Bharatanatyam

Q. The famous ‘Hornbill festival’ is celebrated in which of the following States of India?

Answer: Nagaland 

Q. Buddhist site Tabo Monastery is located in which of the following states of India?

Answer: Himachal Pradesh

Q. Who put up the stiffest resistance against the British in India?

Answer: The Marathas

Q. Which of the following folk dance forms is associated with Gujarat?

Answer: Garba

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Q. Manganiyars is a well-known community famous for:

Answer: North-West Indian musical tradition

Q. Which of the following is not a folk dance of Uttar Pradesh?

Answer: Chhau

Q. In which of the following cities is the Elephant Festival celebrated annually?

Answer: Jaipur 

Q. Who composed Brahmavadini the hymns of Vedas?

Answer: Ghosha

Q. The cultural history of India ‘Panchayatan’ is

Answer: Temple construction style

Q. Which Indian Academy is promoting dance, drama, and music?

Answer: Sangeet Academy

Q. Which state Government confers the Basavashree award?

Answer: Karnataka

Q. During which period were bronze icons of the Nataraja deity who had four hands cast?

Answer: Chola period

Q. Boat race is part of which of the following festivals?

Answer: Onam

Q. A Fire temple is a place of worship for _?

Answer: Zoroastrians 

Q. Which of the following materials was used in Mathura School of Art?

Answer: Red Sandstone

Q. Which of the following Raga is sung early in the morning?

Answer: Todi

Q. Aripana, an art form of Rangoli is practiced in which state?

Answer: Bihar

Q. As per Indian Mythology, Dhumravarna is an incarnation or avatar of _?

Answer: Ganesha

Q. In which of the following states of India, Yakshagana, a dance drama is popular

Answer: Karnataka 

Q. Which form of Hindustani Classical music Pandit Bhimsen Joshi is famous for?

Answer: Khayal

Q. Which of the following is not a Char Dham?

Answer: Mansarovar

Cultural Heritage of India – Indian Culture Facts – Importance of Indian Culture

STATEDANCE FORMFOODLANGUAGESFESTIVALS
Andhra PradeshKuchipudiKodi KuraTeluguBrahmotsavam
Kottam
AssamOjapaliMasor TengaAssameseBohag Bihu
Bihu
Ankia Nat
Arunachal PradeshLion and Peacock dance  Apong Bengali  Losar Festival 
Chalo
Popir
Bardo Chham
Aji Lamu
BiharJata Jatin  Khubi ka Lai Hindi  Chhath Puja 
Faguna or Fag
Purbi
Bidesia
ChhatisgarhPanthi  Red Ant Chutney Hindi  Bastar Dussehra 
Raut Nacha
Delhi   Makhani Chicken Hindi 
GujaratDandiya Ras  Rice panki Gujarati  Janmashtami, Diwali 
Garba Lasya Nritya
Bhavai
Garba
Rasila
Trippan
GoaFugdi  Bibinca Konkani  Carnival 
Dekhnni
Tarangamel
Dhalo
HaryanaSwang  Kadhi Pakoda (Snack) Hindi  Baisakhi 
Khoria
Gugga dance
Loor
Sang
Dhama
Himachal PradeshLuddi Dance  Sidu Hindi  Mahashivaratri 
Munzra
Kanayala
Giddha Parhaun
Hikat
Jammu and KashmirRouf  Tabak Maaz Kashmiri  Eid-ul-Fitr and Eid-ul-Azha 
Chakri
JharkhandKarma  Marua (Raagi Flour) Roti Hindi   Holi  
KarnatakaYakshagana  Chiroti Kannada  Ugadi 
Bayalata
Simha Nutrya
Dollu Kunitha
Veeragase
KeralaChakiarkoothu  Aviyal Malyalam  Onam 
Kathakali
Mohiniattam
Ottam Thullal
Chavittu Natakam
Kaikotti Kalai
Koodiyattam
Krishnavattam
Mudiyettu
Tappatri Kai
Theyyam
LakshadweepLava   
Madhya PradeshMacha  Bhutte (corn) Kheer Hindi  Diwali 
Lota
Pandvan
Tertali
Charkula
Jawara
Matki dance
Phulpatti dance
Grida dance
Maanch
Gaur maria dance
MizoramChiraw (Bamboo Dance)  Zu Tea Bengali  ChapcharKut Festival 
ManipurThang ta  Yongchak Iromba Manipuri  Yaoshang 
Dhol cholom
Manipuri
Meghalaya Tungtap (Fish Chutney) &Jadoh (Flavored Rice)  BengaliNongkrem Dance Festival  
MaharashtraTamasha  Thalipeeth Marathi  Ganesh Chaturthi 
Dahi Kala
Lavani
NagalandLezim  Momos Bengali  Hornbill Festival 

List of Mountain Ranges (Highest Peak) in India

OdishaOdissiChena Poda (Cheese Cake from Odisha)  OriyaRaja Parba  
Savari
Ghumara
Paika
Chhau
Gotipua
Sambalpur
PuducherryGaradi Tamil 
PunjabBhangraMakki ki Roti, Sarson ka Saag  PunjabiLohri  
Giddha
Daff
Dhaman
Malwai
Jhumar,
Karthi
Kikli
Sammi
Dandass
Ludi
Jindua
RajasthanGhumar  Ker- Sangri Hindi  Gangaur Festival 
Chakri
Gangaur
Jhulan
Leela
Jhuma
Suisini
Ghapal
Kalbelia
SikkimSinghi chham  Phagshapa Nepali  Saga Dawa 
Yak Chaam
Maruni
Rechungma
Tamil NaduBharatnatyam  Kadungu Yerra Tamil  Pongal 
Kumi
Kolattam
Kavadi
Karagattam
Theru koothu
Bommal attam
Puliyaattam
Oyilattam
TelanganaPerini Thandavam  Kodi Kura Telugu  Bonalu 
Dappu
Lambadi
TripuraHojagiri  Berma Bengali  Kharchi Puja 
Goria
Lebang Boomani
UttarakhandChholiya  Kaapa Hindi  Ganga Dusshera 
Jagars
Thali-Jadda
Jhainta
Barada Nat
Uttar PradeshNautanki  Shami Kebab Hindi  Navaratri 
Raslila
Kajri
Jhora
Chhapeli
Jaita
West BengalJatra  Bhapa Ilish Bengali  Durga Puja 
Chau
Kathi

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