History-Culture, Science and Literature (NTSE Stage-1 (State-Level) Scholastic-Aptitude & Language Comprehension): Questions 18 - 20 of 20

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Question number: 18

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Consider the following statements about Raja Ravi Varma.

I. He belonged to the family of the Maharajas of Travancore in Kerala.

II. He tried to create a style that was both modern and national.

III. He mastered the Western Art of oil painting and realistic life study. Painted themes from Indian Mythology.

IV. He set-up a picture production team and printing press on the outskirts of Mumbai.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

II and IV

b.

I and III

c.

I, III and IV

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 19

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Consider the following statement

I. The Indian novelists wrote to develop a modern literature of the country that could produce a sense of national belonging and cultural equality

II. Translation of novels into different languages helped to spread the popularity of the novel

III. Novels helped in establishing a relationship with the past

IV. All of the above

Which of the above statement (s) is/are true about the development of novel in India?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Only II

b.

Only I

c.

I and II

d.

IV

Question number: 20

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Consider the following statements

I. The term Kathak is derived from Katha, a word used in Sanskrit and other languages for story.

II. The legends of Radha-Krishna were the main theme of the Kathak.

III. It developed in two traditions or Gharanas. One in the court of Rajasthan (Jaipur) and other in Lucknow.

IV. Under the Patronage of Wajid Ali Shah it grew into a major art form. Which of the above statements is/are true about Kathak?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

I and II

b.

I, II and III

c.

III and IV

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

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