Assam Art & Culture MCQ Set-10

Practice Assam Art & Culture MCQ for competitive examinations such as APSC CCE, UPSC, Other APSC Recruitment examination, Assam Police Recruitment, Junior Assistant recruitment by Government of Assam or any other government job recruitment examination in Assam and rest of the India.

Q.1 Poa Mecca, a place of pilgrimage for Islam located in Hajo Assam was built by:

A. Muhammad bin Bakhtiyar Khilji

B. Ajan Fakir

C. Ghiyasuddin Auliya

D. None of these

Answer: C. Ghiyasuddin Auliya

Note: Ghiyasuddin Auliya was a Iraqi prince turned preacher.

Q.2 Ita fort(brick fort) of Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh was built by which of the following kingdom of Ancient Assam?

A. Ahom Kingdom

B. Chutia Kingdom

C. Varman Dynasty

D. Koch Dynasty

Answer: B. Chutia Kingdom

Q.3 Who among the following introduced the short story form in Assamese literature?

A. Laxminath Bezbaroa

B. Nabakanta Barua

C. Raghunath Choudhary

D. Padmanath Gohain Barua

Answer: A. Laxminath Bezbaroa

Note: Laxminath Bezbaroa introduced the short story form in the Assamese literature and it was published for the first time in the “Jonaki” magazine.

Q.4 The “Oxomiya Bhaxa Unnati Xadhini Xobha” was established in which of the following year?

A. 1888

B. 1900

C. 1856

D. 1956

Answer: A. 1888

Note: Oxomiya Bhaxa Unnati Xadhini Xobha is the precursor of the Asom Sahitya Sabha. It was established in 1888 and Shivaram Sarma Bordoloi was the first secretary of the society.

Q.5 Which among the following is NOT a contribution of American Baptist missionary to the Assamese language?

I. They published the first novel in Assamese

II. The Missionaries established the first printing press in Sibsagar in 1836 and started printing in Assamese dialect 

III. They published the first Assamese-English Dictionary compiled by M. Bronson in 1867

IV. The missionaries helped in the reintroduction of Assamese as the official language in Assam

A. Only I

B. Only II

C. Only III

D. Only IV

Answer: A. Only I

Q.6 Who among the following published the first book on Assamese Grammar?

A. Hemchandra Barua

B. Chandra Kumar Agarwala

C. Nathan Brown

D. Nabakanta Barua

Answer: C. Nathan Brown

Q.7 Which among the following “Purana” was written in ancient Assam?

A. Kalika Purana

B. Shiva Purana

C. Linga Purana

D. Vishnu Purana

Answer: A. Kalika Purana

Q.8 Who among the following was the first president of Assam Sahitya Sabha?

A. Sarat Chandra Goswami

B. Padmanath Gohain Barua

C. Chandra Kumar Agarwala

D. None of these

Answer: B. Padmanath Gohain Barua

Q.9 The first conference of Assam Sahitya Sabha was held in:

A. Jorhat

B. Guwahati

C. Sivsagar

D. Nalbari

Answer: C. Sivsagar

Note: The first conference of the Assam Sahitya Sabha was held in Sivsagar in 1917 under the presidentship of Padmanath Gohain Barua

Q.10 Who among the following Assamese author was awarded Padmashree for the literary work “Rongmilir Hanhi”?

A. Nabakanta Barua

B. Bhabendra Nath Saikia

C. Rongbong Terang

D. Nalini Bala Devi

Answer: C. Rongbong Terang

Note: Rongbong Terang was awarded Padmashree in the year 1989 for his literary work Rongmilir Hanhi.


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