General Knowledge Quiz on Indian Culture and Heritage

Indian history is a rich mosaic of people and traditions. The political history of this land has been an eternal saga of the rise and fall of numerous empires and dynasties.

As a result, the once-mighty empires have inevitably been lost to time. However, the monuments and structures built by the rulers and conquerors still stand as tangible reminders of this past.

Forts, especially, remind us of these empires’ glory, innovation, and might.  It combines various cultures, spans the Indian subcontinent, and has been influenced and shaped by several thousand years old histories.

Throughout the history of India, Indian culture heavily influenced by Dharmic religions. Indian culture is a philosophy and encourages languages, religions, dance music, food, and architecture with varying features.

It is a mixture of many cultural systems and makes a diversified country. Only a real history lover will know every historical figure on this quiz is.

So test your knowledge about Indian culture and its heritage. Whereas others are just a name, most people cannot remember them.

If you are looking to see how good are you at identifying historical things and their standings, be sure to take this quiz!

  • Question of

    What are the precepts of the Vedas as concerned with their hymns called as?

    • Brahmanas
    • Upanishads
    • Aranyakas
    • Itihasas
  • Question of

    How many hymns are there in Rig Veda?

    • 1028 hymns
    • 1500 hymns
    • 1062 hymns
    • 2224 hymns
  • Question of

    Who was the founder of Yoga philosophy?

    • Maharishi Patanjali
    • Jaimini
    • Kapila
    • Akshapada Gautam
  • Question of

    Which of the Brahamana says’wife is half her husband’?

    • The Satapatha Brahamana
    • The Aitareya Brahamana
    • The Gopatha Brahamana
    • Taittiriya Brahmana
  • Question of

    In which of the following states Ghumura is a folk dance?

    • Odisha
    • Madhya Pradesh
    • Maharashtra
    • Bihar
  • Question of

    Which is the folk dance of Odisha?

    • Dalkhai
    • Chappeli
    • Kumayuni
    • Jhumar
  • Question of

    Which is the folk dance of Haryana?

    • Naach
    • Jhumar
    • Bhangra
    • Loor
  • Question of

    Which state dance is Kaikottikali?

    • Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu
    • Karnataka
    • Andhra Pradesh
  • Question of

    Which of the following folk dance is associated with Jammu and Kashmir?

    • Dumhal dance
    • Jhora
    • Veedhi
    • Suisini
  • Question of

    What is the traditional dance of Jammu?

    • Kud Dance
    • Kumayuni
    • Jaita
    • Naqual
  • Question of

    How many folk dances are there in India?

    • 15
    • 10
    • 20
    • 8
  • Question of

    What is the folk dance of West Bengal?

    • The Kirtan Dance
    • Giddha
    • Raslila
    • Gugga
  • Question of

    What is the folk dance of Uttar Pradesh?

    • Kathak
    • Chappeli
    • Bhand
    • Kajri
  • Question of

    What is the folk dance of Goa?

    • Dhalo
    • Nocte
    • Goalini
    • Domkach
  • Question of

    Which state dance is Bharatanatyam?

    • Tamil Nadu
    • Kerala
    • Andhra Pradesh
    • Karnataka
  • Question of

    What is the folk dance of Gujarat?

    • garba
    • Mussoll
    • Ragini
    • Yakshgana
  • Question of

    What is the folk dance of Meghalaya?

    • Laho Dance
    • Yakshgana
    • Dumhal
    • Lahasua
  • Question of

    What is the folk dance of Sikkim?

    • Tamamg Selo
    • Lahasua
    • Jhumar
    • Padayani
  • Question of

    Which state dance is nautanki?

    • Uttar Pradesh
    • Madhya Pradesh
    • Punjab
    • Maharashtra
  • Question of

    Which state dance is Yakshagana?

    • Karnataka
    • Kerala
    • Maharashtra
    • Tamil Nadu
  • Question of

    Which state dance is Cheraw?

    • Mizoram
    • Nagaland
    • Assam
    • Tripura
  • Question of

    What is the folk dance of Telangana?

    • Lambadi
    • Chang Lo
    • Ghumra
    • Theyyam
  • Question of

    What is the folk dance of Maharashtra?

    • Lavani
    • Theyyam
    • Kamsale
    • Deknni
  • Question of

    Which state dance is Jat Jatin?

    • North Bihar
    • Madhya Pradesh
    • Maharashtra
    • Goa
  • Question of

    Which state is Bhavai dance form?

    • Gujarat
    • Goa
    • Maharashtra
    • Bihar
  • Question of

    Who wrote Onappattu?

    • Sahodaran Ayyappan
    • Kamala Das
    • Kanakasabai Subburathinam
    • Maktaba Jamat-e-Islami
  • Question of

    Which game is played during Onam?

    • Onathallu
    • Thalappanthu
    • Kutukutu
    • Talappanthukali
  • Question of

    What is the folk dance of Tripura?

    • Hozagiri dance of Reang community
    • Mussoll
    • Phagua
    • Bagurumba
  • Question of

    Where is Koli dance performed?

    • Maharashtra
    • Goa
    • Karnataka
    • Kerala
  • Question of

    How many folk dances are there in Gujarat?

    • 36 types of Ras
    • 40 types of Ras
    • 20 types of Ras
    • 15 types of Ras
  • Question of

    Which year government declared Onam as their state festival?

    • 1960
    • 1972
    • 1968
    • 1984
  • Question of

    This temple is 150 year old temple situated in Kavi Kamboi in Gujarat. It is flanked by the Arabian Sea on one side and the Bay of Cambay on the other. The Shivalinga present here can be seen only during low-tide hours

    • Somnath temple
    • Stambheshwar Mahadev temple
    • Dwarkadhish temple
    • Nageshwar Temple
  • Question of

    What kind of architecture is Saint Basil’s Cathedral?

    • Gothic style
    • The Russian Revival style
    • Brick Gothic
    • Baroque
  • Question of

    Who built the Jama Masjid of Agra?

    • Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan
    • Aurangzeb
    • Humayun
    • Babur
  • Question of

    Who built Jama Masjid in Gulbarga?

    • Ala-ud-din Hasan Bahmani Shah
    • Humayun
    • Akbar
    • Aurangzeb
  • Question of

    Who built Jama Masjid in Ahmedabad?

    • Ahmed Shah
    • Aurangzeb
    • Jahangir
    • Sher Shah Suri
  • Question of

    Who built Jama Masjid in Bijapur?

    • Ali Adil Shah I
    • Sher Shah Suri
    • Alisher Navoi
    • Muhammad Shaybani
  • Question of

    Who built Kalaburagi?

    • Alauddin Hasan Bahman Shah
    • Muhammad Shaybani
    • Kamran Mirza
    • Akbar
  • Question of

    Which is the biggest mosque of India?

    • The Taj-ul-Masajid
    • Mecca Masjid
    • Taj-ul-Masajid
    • Bara Imambara
  • Question of

    What is the old name of belagavi?

    • Venugrama
    • Panjim
    • Quilon
    • Aleppey
  • Question of

    What is the old name of Karnataka?

    • the State of Mysore
    • Madras Patnam
    • Panchavati
    • Khadki
  • Question of

    Who built Gateway of India?

    • George Wittet
    • William Young
    • Robert Mylne
    • James Miller
  • Question of

    How many Jama Masjid are there in India?

    • 11 Jama Masjid
    • 6 Jama Masjid
    • 9 Jama Masjid
    • 14 Jama Masjid
  • Question of

    Who is called Tiger of Karnataka?

    • Tipu Sultan
    • Chandragupta Maurya
    • Ashoka
    • Bindusara
  • Question of

    Which city is called gateway of Northeast?

    • Guwahati
    • Tripura
    • Assam
    • Mizoram
  • Question of

    What is the nickname of Pune?

    • Queen of Deccan
    • Blue city
    • City of Lakes
    • Diamond city
  • Question of

    Who is called Lion of Karnataka?

    • Gangadharrao Balkrishna Deshpande
    • Jagannathrao Joshi
    • Karnad Sadashiva Rao
    • Hardikar Manjappa
  • Question of

    What is the name of Punjab in Rigveda?

    • Sapt Sindhu
    • Pataliputra
    • Magadha
    • Aparanta
  • Question of

    Who designed Indian flag in 1947?

    • Pingali Venkayya
    • Bhikaji Cama
    • Bismillah Khan
    • Vallabhbhai Patel
  • Question of

    How many spokes are there in Tiranga?

    • Twenty-four Spokes
    • Twenty Spokes
    • Eleven Spokes
    • Thirty Five Spokes
  • Question of

    Where did Pingali Venkayya designed national flag?

    • Vijayawada
    • Hyderabad
    • Kanpur
    • Ghaziabad
  • Question of

    Who hoisted first national flag in 1947?

    • Sir Raghunath Paranjpye
    • Jawahar Lal Nehru
    • Mahatma Gandhi
    • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  • Question of

    Who is the First Lady freedom fighter of India?

    • Sucheta Kripalani
    • Rani Laxmi Bai
    • Sarojini Naidu
    • Indira Gandhi
  • Question of

    Who started first freedom fight in India?

    • Mangal Pandey
    • Kunwar Singh
    • Tantia Tope
    • Ashfaqulla Khan
  • Question of

    Which state is known as the Kohinoor of India?

    • Andhra Pradesh
    • Rajasthan
    • Goa
    • Madhya Pradesh

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