History-Culture, Science and Literature (NTSE Stage-1 (State-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 11 - 14 of 20

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Question number: 11

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Which of the following is known as the pioneer of modern Hindi literature in India?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Bharatendu Harishchandra

b.

Devaki Nandan Khatri

c.

Prem Chand

d.

None of the above

Question number: 12

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The Mathura School of Art was influenced by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Bodh Gaya School of Art

b.

Amravati School of Art

c.

Roman School of Art

d.

Gandhara School of Art

Question number: 13

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Consider the following statements

I. The James Mill was a severe critic of the Orientalists.

II. The 1854 despatch on education was in favour of English being introduced as a medium of higher education in India.

III. Mahatma Gandhi thought that promotion of literacy was the most important aim of education.

IV. Rabindranath Tagore felt that children ought to be subjected to strict discipline.

Which of the above statement is/are correct?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

II and III

b.

I and II

c.

I, II and III

d.

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Question number: 14

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Consider the following statements

I. The style of painting developed around in Bengal, pilgrimage center of the temple of Kalighat.

II. The mythological themes and images of gods and goddesses were the central theme of this style.

III. After the 19th century, Kalighat painters began to use shading to give them a rounded form, to make the images look three dimensional.

Which of the above statements is/are true about Kalighat paintings?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

I and III

b.

Only I

c.

Only II

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

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