Assam Art & Culture MCQ Set-8

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 Who among the following has written the poetry anthology “Alakananda“?

A. Nalini Bala Devi

B. Nilamani Phukan

C. Hiren Bhattacharyya

D. Golaldev

Answer: A. Nalini Bala Devi

Note: Nalini Bala Devi was awarded with Sahitya Akademi Award for her poetry anthology Alakananda in 1968.

Q.2 Which of the following community of Assam celebrate “Karam Puja” an agricultural festival?

A. Deori

B. Tiwa-Lalung

C. Tea Tribes

D. Mising

Answer: C. Tea Tribes

Q.3 Which among the following is NOT a form of Ojapali dance?

A. Nityaanni

B. Sukananni

C. Ramayani

D. Bigoya

Answer: A. Nityaanni

Note: Ojapali dance of Assam has three forms and practiced on different occasions. The three forms of Ojapali dance are Byah or Bigoya, Sukananni or maroi goa ojapali and Ramayani.

Q.4 Pratima Barua Pandey is best known for which of the following?

A. Borgeet

B. Goalpariya Lokgeet

C. Rabha Sangeet

D. None of these

Answer: B. Goalpariya Lokgeet

Q.5 Who among the following figure of Assam is known as “Kalaguru”?

A. Jyoti Prasad Agarwalla

B. Bishnu Prasad Rabha

C. Phani Sarma

D. Bhupen Hazarika

Answer: B. Bishnu Prasad Rabha

Q.6 Which among the following incarnation of Lord Vishnu is worshiped at the Hayagriva Madhava Temple, Hajo?

A. Krishna

B. Rama

C. Narasimha

D. Parashurama

Answer: C. Narasimha

Q.7 Which among the the following place is a pilgrimage center for three religions: Hindus, Buddhists, and Islam?

A. Hajo

B. Barpeta

C. Nagaon

D. Majuli

Answer: A. Hajo

Q.8 Which among is INCORRECT about the illustrated manuscript “Hastividyarnava” of Ahom Kingdom?

I. It was written by Sukumar Barkaith

II. It deals with the management and care of elephants in the royal stables

III. It was commissioned under the patronage of king Rajeswar Singha

A. Only I

B. Only II

C. Only III

D. Both I & III

Answer: C. Only III

Answer: The illustrated manuscript “Hastividyarnava” of Ahom Kingdom was commissioned under the patronage of Ahom king Shiva Singha.

Q.9 Which among the following personality of Assam is known as “Natasurya”?

A. Benudhar Rajkhowa

B. Phani Sarma

C. Bishnu Prasad Rabha

D. None of these

Answer: B. Phani Sarma

Q.10 Which among the following is INCORRECT about the “Dhoop Khel” of Assam?

I. It is a traditional wrestling game

II. Dhoop khel is a test of speed, stamina, and acrobatic skill

III. The game is played on a 125 m × 80 m field bounded by four flags

A. Only I

B. Only II

C. Only III

D. Both I & III

Answer: A. Only I

Note: Dhoop Khel is a traditional ball game of Assam that tests speed, stamina and acrobatic skills of players.

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