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Indian Art & Culture :

Ashadhi Bij | Sajibu Cheiraobai | Losoong

Consider the following statements:

  1. Ashadhi Bij festival is associated with the beginning of rains in the Kutch region of Gujarat.
  2. Sajibu Cheiraobai is celebrated by Meiteis (an ethnic group in Manipur) which is observed on the first day of Manipur lunar month Shajibu.
  3. Losoong, also known as Namsoong is the Sikkimese New Year.

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Raja Parba

In which of the following state, Raja Parba or festival is being celebrated?


Konark Sun Temple

Consider the following statements with reference to the Konark Sun Temple:

  1. The temple is attributed to king Narasimhadeva I of the Eastern Ganga Dynasty about 1250 CE.
  2. It is a classic illustration of the Odisha style of Architecture or Kalinga Architecture.
  3. It was declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1986.

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Chithirai Festival

Among which of the following temple, festival Chithirai is being celebrated every year?


Festival Of Bihu

In which of the state the festival of Bihu is being celebrated every year?


Thrissur Pooram

Thrissur Pooram has been cancelled for the first time on account of the COVID-19 outbreak. In which of the following state the festival is being celebrated every year?


Mahavir Swami

Consider the following statements:

  1. Mahavir Swami was the 24th and the last Tirthankara who succeeded the 23rd Tirthankara, Parshvanatha.
  2. He was born into Ikshvaku dynasty as the son of King Siddhartha of Kundagrama and Queen Trishala.
  3. Mahavira taught that observance of the vows of ahimsa (non-violence), satya (truth), asteya (non-stealing), brahmacharya (chastity), and aparigraha (non-attachment) are necessary for spiritual liberation.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

Traditional New Year Festivals

Consider the following statements:

  1. Gudhi Padwa is a spring-time festival that marks the traditional New Year for Marathi and Konkani Hindus.
  2. Cheti Chand is a festival that marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year for Sindhi Hindus.
  3. Navreh is a Hindu Festival, which is celebrated by the Kashmiri Pandits as the New Year's Day.
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Namda

Namda is a type of traditional carpet making art made from sheep wool. In which of the following Indian State/UT does this art belong to?


ChapcharKut Festival

In which of the following state, ChapcharKut Festival is being celebrated annually?


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