Art & Culture MCQs Current Affairs 2020

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Art & Culture MCQs Current Affairs 2020

1. Dhanu Jatra is currently celebrated in which state?

[A] Odisha
[B] Telangana
[C] Jharkhand
[D] Madhya Pradesh

Answer: A [Odisha]

2. The Ransthamb that was recently in the news is in which state?

[A] Bihar
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Meghalaya
[D] Uttar Pradesh

Answer: B [Maharashtra]

3. Who received the famous ‘Sangita Kalanithi’ award of the Music Academy, recently?

[A] S. Soumya
[B] Sudha Raghunathan
[C] Bombay Jayashree
[D] Aruna Sairam

Answer: A [S. Sowmya]

4. The birth anniversary of which social reformer was celebrated on January 3?

[A] Narayana Guru
[B] Vinoba Bhave
[C] Pandita Ramabhai
[D] Savitribai Phule

Answer: D [Savitribai Phule]

5. The ancient festival of ‘Lai Haraoba’ is recently celebrated in which state?

[A] Assam
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Meghalaya
[D] Tripura

Answer: D [Tripura]

6. Ratna Ojha, who recently passed away, was a theatre artist and activist of which state?

[A] Odisha
[B] Meghalaya
[C] Assam
[D] West Bengal

Answer: C [Assam]

7. Nankana Sahib Gurdwara, recently seen in news is situated in which country?

[A] India
[B] Pakistan
[C] Nepal
[D] Bhutan

Answer: B [Pakistan]

8. Which state Government is to organise the tribal cultural festival called ‘Zo Kutpui’?

[A] Assam
[B] Sikkim
[C] Meghalaya
[D] Mizoram

Answer: D [Mizoram]

9. Akbar Padamsee, who passed away recently, belonged to which profession?

[A] Politician
[B] Artist
[C] Writer
[D] Sportsperson

Answer: B [Artist]

10. Madhavpur Mela is a famous attraction of which state of India?

[A] Rajasthan
[B] Gujarat
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Haryana

Answer: B [Gujarat]

11. Which of these festivals of other parts of India does not coincide with Makar Sankranti celebrated in North India in January?

[A] Pedda Padanga
[B] Magh Bihu
[C] Thai Pongal
[D] Vishu

Answer: D [Vishu]

12.Which Indian monument has found place in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s ‘8 Wonders of SCO’ list?

[A] Taj Mahal
[B] Statue of Unity
[C] Konark Sun Temple
[D] Ajanta Caves

Answer: B [Statue of Unity]

13.The Vice President of India is to inaugurate the Centre of Excellence for studies of which Indian language, in Nellore?

[A] Kannada
[B] Telugu
[C] Tamil
[D] Malayalam

Answer: B [Telugu]

14.The Indian Prime Minister recently participated in the 50th anniversary of the ‘Thuglak’ magazine of which language?

[A] Telugu
[B] Kannada
[C] Tamil
[D] Malayalam

Answer: C [Tamil]

15.Which Indian city plays host to the ‘International Children’s Film Festival’?

[A] Mumbai
[B] Kolkata
[C] Gurugram
[D] Hyderabad

Answer: B [Kolkata]

16.When is the ‘National Girl Child Day’ celebrated annually in India?

[A] January 23
[B] January 24
[C] January 25
[D] January 26

Answer: B [January 24]

17.Russia has been selected as the focal theme country of which International Book fair of India, recently?

[A] Delhi Book Fair
[B] Kolkata Book Fair
[C] Jaipur Book Fair
[D] Mumbai Book Fair

Answer: B [Kolkata Book Fair]

18.When is the national Tourism day celebrated across the country?

[A] January 23
[B] January 24
[C] January 25
[D] January 26

Answer: C [January 25]

19.Which city plays host to the annual event ‘Bharat Parv, 2020’ which celebrates the spirit of India?

[A] Mumbai
[B] New Delhi
[C] Ahmedabad
[D] Jaipur

Answer: B [New Delhi]

20.Which web-series recently made a Guinness World Record in ‘the largest Indian Cinematic Music Band’ category?

[A] No Margin for Error
[B] Strike back
[C] The Forgotten Army
[D] Medal of Honour

Answer: C [The Forgotten Army]

21.Which state recently hosted the ‘Innovation Festival’ in collaboration with the National Innovation Foundation?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Telangana
[C] Arunachal Pradesh
[D] Madhya Pradesh

Answer: C [Arunachal Pradesh]

22.Which Hindi word is chosen as the ‘Oxford Hindi Word of 2019’ by the Oxford University Press?

[A] Samriddhi
[B] Samvidhaan
[C] Sampriti
[D] Sammaan

Answer: B [Samvidhaan]

23.Which country recently set a Guinness World Record for the highest altitude fashion show event ever held?

[A] China
[B] Nepal
[C] India
[D] Brazil

Answer: B [Nepal]

24.Nagoba Jatara, a tribal festival is celebrated in which Indian state/ UT?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Assam
[C] Telangana
[D] Meghalaya

Answer: C [Telangana]

25.The famous arts festival called ‘Kala Ghoda Arts Festival’ is celebrated annually in which Indian city?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Kolkata
[D] Bengaluru

Answer: B [Mumbai]

26.National Horticultural Fair, the country’s biggest horticultural fair, is set to be conducted in which city?

[A] Kanpur
[B] Bengaluru
[C] Shillong
[D] Guwahati

Answer: B [Bengaluru]

27.Udyanotsav is a famous Indian occasion, that makes which place open for general public for nearly a month?

[A] Rashtrapati Bhavan
[B] Parliament House
[C] Secretariat Building
[D] Coronation Park

Answer: A [Rashtrapati Bhavan]

28.Which Indian city was recently certified formally as a World Heritage site by UNESCO?

[A] Varanasi
[B] Ahmedabad
[C] Jaipur
[D] Nagpur

Answer: C [Jaipur]

29.Which state is set to host the Hornbill Festival this month, which was originally celebrated in Nagaland?

[A] Assam
[B] Tripura
[C] Mizoram
[D] Meghalaya

Answer: B [Tripura]

30.Seer Goverdhanpur in Uttar Pradesh is the birth place of which Bhakti saint?

[A] Kabir
[B] Dadu
[C] Ravidas
[D] Ramanand

Answer: C [Ravidas]

31.On February 8, 2020, Thaipoosam festival was celebrated by the Tamil community around the world. This festival marks birth day of which deity?

[A] Thirumal
[B] Murugan
[C] Nataraja
[D] Pavadairayan

Answer: B [Murugan]

32.Which city recently organized the Nutan International Theatre Festival (NITF)?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Chandigarh
[C] Jammu
[D] Dehradun

Answer: C [Jammu]

33.The Belum Caves festival was recently organized in which state?

[A] Maharashtra
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Karnataka
[D] Tamil Nadu

Answer: B [Andhra Pradesh]

34.Which film recently won the Oscar for best picture, which is also the first non- English film to win the award?

[A] Les Misérables
[B] Irishman
[C] Parasite
[D] Border

Answer: C [Parasite]

35.Which city plays host to the first cultural festival called ‘Jerusalem-Mumbai Festival‘?

[A] Jerusalem
[B] Mumbai
[C] New Delhi
[D] Tel Aviv-Yafo

Answer: B [Mumbai]

36.Which Indian state/UT is to create French Fusion music by collaborating with the French Province Center-Val de Loire?

[A] Kerala
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] Puducherry
[D] Telangana

Answer: B [Tamil Nadu]

37.The National Maritime Heritage Complex (NMHC) is to be set up in which Indian state?

[A] Maharashtra
[B] Gujarat
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Kerala

Answer: B [Gujarat]

38.‘Kambala’, which was in news recently, is a traditional sport of which state?

[A] Karnataka
[B] Andhra Pradesh
[C] Kerala
[D] Tamil Nadu

Answer: A [Karnataka]

39.As of 2020, how many languages in India are given the status of ‘Classical language’?

[A] 4
[B] 6
[C] 8
[D] 10

Answer: B [6]

40.‘Attukal Pongala’ is a famous annual women-festival of which state?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] Karnataka
[D] Telangana

Answer: B [Kerala]

41.The traditional festival called ‘Fagli’ is celebrated in which Indian state?

[A] Mizoram
[B] Nagaland
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Madhya Pradesh

Answer: C [Himachal Pradesh]

42.‘Hola Mohalla’ is a festival celebrated in which Indian state/UT?

[A] Andaman & Nicobar Islands
[B] Punjab
[C] Gujarat
[D] Maharashtra

Answer: B [Punjab]

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