1. Name the metropolis which is famous for a clock tower, which has 24 statues of men wearing
traditional costumes of western India to represent 24 hours of the day.
The Rajabai Clock Tower of Mumbai
The Jantar Mantar in Delhi
The Victoria Memorial, Calcutta
University Building, Pune
2. In olden days, certain sari weavers of Madhya Pradesh grew long nails and made slits in them so that
they could spin fine threads to make saris. What are these saris called?
3. Before the salwar kameez became popular in Tamil Nadu, young Tamilian girls wore the traditional
three piece attire. What was this called?
4. The thunchen is a musical instrument made of copper and silver. It is so long and heavy that it needs
to be supported at one end by a person or on a special wooden stand. Who plays this instrument?
The Lamas of Ladakh, Bhutan and Tibet
The folk singers of Bengal
The wandering minstrels of Nepal
The baisakhi dancers from Punjab
5. Who introduced cashewnuts into India?
6. Who laid out the first Mughal garden in India? What was it called?
Jahangir Shalimar Bagh (Srinagar)
Akbar Nishat Bagh (Lahore)
Babur Ram Bagh ( Agra)
Shah Jahan Mumtaz Bagh (Agra)
7. Which Indian President participated in the Irish Freedom Struggle and even served a jail term for it?
Dr S Radhakrishnan
V V Giri
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
8. The 90 feet tall granary, called Golghar, was built in Patna, after a terrible famine. Who ordered its
Marquis of Dalhousie
9. Where is the monastery known as Hempis Gompa?
10. Which Indian river is also known as Tsangpo or Dihang?
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