Exercise 1

Question 21 :

Who composed the famous song 'Sare Jahan SeAchha'?

A). Jaidev
B). Mohammad Iqbal
C). Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay
D). Rabindranath Tagore
Answer : Option B

Question 22 :

In which of the following festivals are boat races a special feature?

A). Onam
B). Rongali Bihu
C). Navratri
D). Pongal
Answer : Option A

Question 23 :

Kalchakra ceremony is associated with which of the following ceremonies?

A). Hinduism
B). Buddhism
C). Jainism
D). Islam
Answer : Option B

Question 24 :

Which of the following places is famous for Chikankari work, which is a traditional art of embroidery?

A). Lucknow
B). Hyderabad
C). Jaipur
D). Mysore
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

Lucknow, in Uttar Pradesh (India), is the centre of chikankari , a skill of more than 200 years old. It literally means 'embroidery'. It was originally done with a white thread on a white cloth, hence the name 'white embroidery'. Now, it is done on a variety of fabrics and in a spectrum of colours.