India

Kalighat Painting This month’s quiz is based on the Kalighat Painting art form, a popular form of  art involving hand painted designs using natural colors, which originated near the city of Kolkata. 1.Name the state in India where Kalighat paintings …

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Tanjore Painting This month’s quiz is based on the Thanjavur (or Tanjore) Painting art form, a popular form of textile art involving hand painted designs using natural powders mixed with gum arabic, which originated in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu.  1.  What …

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This month’s quiz is based on Pattachitra Art, a popular and ancient form of tribal art that originated in the eastern part of India.            1. Name the state in India where Pattachitra painting originated. a. …

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Warli Art This month’s quiz is based on Warli painting, a popular and ancient form of tribal art that originated in the Western Ghat region. 1. Name the state in India where Warli painting originated. a. Rajasthan b. Maharashtra c. …

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This month’s quiz is based on the Kalamkari art form, a popular form of textile art involving hand or block painted designs using natural dyes, which originated in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.    What fabric is Kalamkari art done on? …

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Madhubani Art From this month, we embark on a new quiz series on Indian folk art forms. This month’s quiz is based on Madhubani art form, a popular form of art practiced in Mithila region, Bihar in the Indian subcontinent. …

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This month’s quiz is based on the Airavatesvara Temple located in Darasuram, near Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, the last of the Great Living Chola Temples. 1.Name the great Chola King who built the Airavatesvara Temple in Darasuram. a.Raja Raja Chola …

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Quiz Time Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites Around India This month’s quiz is based on important Cultural as well as Natural Heritage sites all around India. 1. Name the world’s oldest university which was once a center for thriving education, …

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This month’s quiz is based on Mahabalipuram , a world heritage site which is very famous for ancient monuments and temples located near Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India.               1. On which coast is …

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This month’s quiz is based on the Somnath temple, known for its magnificent architecture, intricate carvings, and spectacular doors and mandapam. 1. Name the state in India where the Somnath temple is located: a. Madhya Pradesh b. Rajasthan c. Gujarat …

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