History-Culture, Science and Literature (NTSE Stage-1 (State-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 15 - 17 of 20

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Question number: 15

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Consider the following statements

I. These paintings celebrated the British, their power, their victories and their supremacy.

II. Historical paintings sought to create a public memory of imperial triumphs.

III. These paintings show British invincible and all powerful.

Which of the above is/are the features of history paintings?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Only II

b.

I and III

c.

Only I

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 16

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Which of the following artists broke away from the convention of oil painting and the realistic style and turned for inspiration to medieval Indian traditions of miniature painting and the ancient art of Mural Painting in the Ajanta Caves.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Amrita Shergil

b.

Rabindranath Tagore

c.

Raja Ravi Verma

d.

All of the above

Question number: 17

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Consider the following statements.

I. French society in the 18th century was divided into three estates and only the members of the third estate paid taxes.

II. The members of the first two estates, that is, the clergy and the nobility, enjoyed certain privileges by birth.

III. The nobles, enjoyed feudal privileges, which included feudal dues, which they extracted from the peasants.

IV. The church too extracted its share of taxes called tithes from the peasants.

Which of the above statements is/are true about 18th century society of France?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

I and IV

b.

I, II and III

c.

II and III

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

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