April 23, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1 Vaishnavism central inspiration of the Basholi Paintings.
2. Under the patronage of Raja Kirpal Pal , the Basholi school took its magnificent form.
3. The most popular theme of Basohli painters was Rasamanjari or Bhanu Datta.
Which of the above statements is/are not correct?
  • (A) None of the above
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Consider the following statements:
1. Nainsukh was the court painter of Raja Balwant Singh of Jasrota and is responsible for shaping the Guler School emphatically.
2. Vijay Sharma is a famous Chamba painting artist have been awarded with Padam Shree in 2012.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
  • (A) None of the above
  • (B) 1 only
  • (C) 2 only
  • (D) Both 1 and 2
Guler artist Pandit Seu with his sons _________ and ________ are attributed with changing the course of painting around 1730–40 to a new style, usually, referred to as the pre–Kangra or Guler–Kangra kalam?
  • (A) Manak and Nainsukh
  • (B) Nikka
  • (C) Khushala and Fattu
  • (D) Gaudhu Udasin
Consider the following statements : The Sanskrit epic, Ramayana, was one of the favourite texts of the hill artists at Basohli, this set derives its name from Shangri. The Basholi School of Paintings share their vibrant palette and elegance with which of the following Chaurpanchashikha. Which of the above statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Consider the following statements:
1 The birth of the Kangra School of Painting took place under the patronage of Raja Govardhan Chand.
2. Under the patronage of Kesavdas Sanskrit love poem, the “Gita Govinda”, were translated into paintings of exquisite beauty Raja Sansar Chand.  
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
In the light of these two statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:
Statement 1: The main centres of Kangra paintings are Guler, Basohli, Nurpur, Bilaspur and Kangra
Statement 2: Later on, this style also reached Mandi, Suket, Kulu, Arki, Nalagarh and Tehri Garhwal (represented by Mola Ram), and now are collectively known as Pahari painting.
  • (A) Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are correct.
  • (B) Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are incorrect.
  • (C) Statement 1 is correct, and Statement 2 is incorrect.
  • (D) Statement 1 is incorrect, and Statement 2 is correct.
Which of the following are the characteristic features of the Kangra style of paintings?
1. Delicacy of line.
2. Brilliance of colour.
3. Minuteness of decorative details.
4. Use of pure colors.
  • (A) 1 and 2.
  • (B) 2, 3 and 4.
  • (C) 1, 3 and 4.
  • (D) All of the above.
In the light of these two statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:
Statement 1: Sringar was main theme of Kangra school of Paintings.
Statement 2: Kangra Painting was registered under Geographical Indication of goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999 on 2nd April 2012.
  • (A) Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are correct.
  • (B) Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are incorrect.
  • (C) Statement 1 is correct, and Statement 2 is incorrect.
  • (D) Statement 1 is incorrect, and Statement 2 is correct.
______is a Technique of Mural painting executed upon wet lime master?
  • (A) Impasto
  • (B) Cresco
  • (C) Fresco
  • (D) None of the above.
Which of the following was not the work of Keshav Das’s paintings?
1 Raskapriya
2. Kavipriya
3. Gita Govinda
4. Bihari’s Sat Sai.
  • (A) 1 and 2.
  • (B) 3 and 4.
  • (C) 1, 3 and 4.
  • (D) All of the above.
In the light of these two statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:
Statement 1: The library at Kardang contains largest collection of ‘Kangyur’ and ‘Tangyur’.
Statement 2: Kardang Gompa was renovated by Lama Norbu Gozzangwa in 1912.
  • (A) Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are correct.
  • (B) Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are incorrect.
  • (C) Statement 1 is correct, and Statement 2 is incorrect.
  • (D) Statement 1 is incorrect, and Statement 2 is correct.
Which of the following statements are correct about Tayul Gompa?
1. This was built in 17th century by Lama Sarjan Rinchain.
2. This Gompa has 5 mtrs tall statue of Padma Sambhava.
3. The library here houses 101 volumes of Kangyur and Tankhas depicting the life of lord buddha.
  • (A) 1 and 2.
  • (B) 1 and 3.
  • (C) 2 and 3.
  • (D) All of the above.
Consider the following statements:
1. Raja Sansar Chand was a devotee of Lord Krishna.
2. Ramayana was the Bible of the Family of Raja Sansar Chand of Kangra.
Which of the above statements is/are not correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
In the light of these two statements, choose the most appropriate answer from the options given below:
Statement 1: The Arki School of Painting was found by Raja Sabha Chand.
Statement 2: The painting in Arki School are mainly related to Krishna Shiv-Parvati and Nayak-Nayika theme of Rakspriya of Keshavdas.
  • (A) Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are correct.
  • (B) Both Statement 1 and Statement 2 are incorrect.
  • (C) Statement 1 is correct, and Statement 2 is incorrect.
  • (D) Statement 1 is incorrect, and Statement 2 is correct.
Consider the following statements:
1. Raja Sansar Sen of Mandi was depicted in earliest Mandi Style of Painting.
2. During the reign of Keshav Sen, an artiest named Guler Baksh was sent from Mandi to Guler for training in Paintings.  
Which of the above statements is/are not correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above

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