ARTS & CULTURE
1 .
Shaphee Lanphee, a traditional textile fabric, is a GI product from which of the following states?
A)
Assam
B)
Jammu & Kashmir
C)
Andhra Pradesh
D)
Manipur

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Manipur

Note : Shaphee Lanphee, a traditional textile fabric, is a GI product from which of the following states? Notes: Shaphee Lanphee is a traditional textile fabric woven and embroidered by Meitei women of Manipur.

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2 .
The Nuakhai festival is predominantly observed in which state?
A)
Uttar Pradesh
B)
Odisha
C)
Karnataka
D)
Sikkim

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Odisha

Note : It is the most important festival of western Odisha and it takes place in the bright half of the month of Bhadrab on an auspicious day fixed by the astrologers. Though the festival is intended for eating new rice of the year, it is observed as a general festival. On this occasion the new rice is cooked with milk and sugar (Kshiri) and then offered as Bhog to Goddess Laxmi.

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3 .
Lal Ded (Lalla Yogeshwari) was a practitioner of which of the following traditions?
A)
Tibetan Buddhism
B)
Kashmir Shaivism
C)
Sri Sampradaya
D)
Smartism

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Kashmir Shaivism

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4 .
Who is known as the Artist of the world-famous painting 'Mona Lisa'
A)
Filippo Brunelleschi
B)
Michelangelo
C)
Vincent van Gogh
D)
Leonardo da Vinci

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Leonardo da Vinci

Note : Leonardo da Vinci began painting the Mona Lisa about 1503, and it was in his studio when he died in 1519.

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