INTACH India Heritage Quiz 2015 New Delhi Preliminary Round Answers

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Here are the answers of the New Delhi preliminary round that was conducted on 31st August, 2015.

What is the state bird of Delhi?

House Sparrow/Passer domesticus/English Sparrow/Indian Sparrow

The Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa houses the mortal remains of which Saint?

St. Francis Xavier

Dholpur House, near India Gate, is the headquarters of which important Government of India agency?

Union Public Service Commission

Which place, famous for housing the four big cats (snow leopards, clouded leopards, common leopards and tigers) is the most easterly national park in India?

Namdapha

How do we better know the Mithila style of painting, practiced in the Mithila region of Bihar and the adjoining parts of Terai in Nepal? The paintings are characterized by eye-catching geometrical patterns.

Madhubani

Alarippu, Jatiswaram, Sabdam, Varnam and Tillana together comprise which Indian classical dance?

Bharatnatyam

According to Hindu tradition who was the first man to die?

Yama

Which auspicious musical instrument, sometimes considered to be the loudest non-brass acoustic instrument, contains three parts- the kuzhal, thimiru and anasu? Nadaswaram
Which village in Ludhiana district is known for a unique sports festival that is fondly known by the nickname ‘Rural Olympics’?

Kila Raipur

Which capital city is famous for a market called Ima Keithel, where all the stalls are run by women?

Imphal

Inside which famous building complex would you find structures like Sheesh Mahal, MusammanBurj, Nagina Masjid, Mina Masjid, Khas Mahal, Anguri Bagh and Diwan-i-Khas?

Agra Fort/Red Fort

Which famous Tibetan Buddhist monastery, known for an annual festival honouring Padmasambhava, is the biggest monastery in Ladakh?

Hemis

In which town, near Lucknow, did Ram Prasad Bismil and Ashfaqullah Khan loot the Punjab Mail on 9th August, 1925?

Kakori

Which town in Rajasthan, famous for its Brahma temple, becomes the centre of one of the largest camel and livestock fairs during the month of Kartik every year?

Pushkar

Which temple complex, rediscovered by the British engineer T. S. Burt in the 19th century, is named for the golden date palms that adorned its entrance in ancient times?

Khajuraho

Which tie and dye technique, practiced extensively in Gujarat and Rajasthan, takes its name from the Sanskrit for “to tie”?

Bandhani

Pt Gaya Prasad Shiv Charan established the oldest shop in which well-known lane in Delhi?

Paranthewali Gali

Which ruler was called Allitrochades or Amitrochates by the Greeks and is mentioned as Simhasena in Jain works?

Bindusara

At which monument did the last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar surrender to the British?

Humayun’s Tomb

One of the most important Shakti Peethas, which temple marks the spot where Sati’s womb fell to Earth during Shiva’s tandava and journey across the universe?

Kamakhya Temple

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