Art and Culture Quizzes - Current Affair MCQs


In which Indian state is the Kaila Devi Shaktipeeth Lakhi fair being organized?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Maharashtra

c) Rajasthan

d) Uttar Pradesh

Ans: C - Rajasthan

  • Lakkhi fair is being organized at Kaila Devi Shaktipeeth in Karauli district of Rajasthan.
  • Starting from the 12th day of Chaitra Badi, this fair lasts for fifteen days.

  • It also showcases craftsmanship, handicrafts, metal products, tribal headgear, silver jewellery, glass work, hand weaving and embroidered garments etc.

Where is the 14th edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav being organized?

a) New Delhi

b) Jaipur

c) Bikaner

d) Bengaluru

Ans: C – Bikaner

  • The 14th edition of National Culture Festival is being organized by the Union Ministry of Culture from 25 February to 5 March.
  • It is being organized at Dr. Karni Singh Stadium in Bikaner.
  • Artists from different states of the country are participating in this festival.

  • It is being organized for the first time in Bikaner.

Where is the 'Barisu Kannada Dimava' cultural festival being organized?

a) Bangalore

b) New Delhi

c) Jaipur

d) Vijaynagar

Ans: B – New Delhi

  • To celebrate the culture, traditions and history of Karnataka, the 'Barisu Kannada Dimava' cultural festival is being organized at Talkatora Stadium in Delhi.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated it on 25 February 2023.

  • This is in line with the Prime Minister's vision of 'Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat'.

Where has the Aadi Mahotsav been inaugurated?

a) New Delhi

b) Mumbai

c) Jaipur

d) Chennai

Ans: A – New Delhi

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the mega National Tribal Festival - 'Aadi Mahotsav' at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on 16 February.
  • One thousand tribal artists from 28 states and union territories are participating in the Adi Mahotsav.

  • In this Aadi Mahotsav, tribal handicrafts, handloom, painting, jewellery, bamboo, pottery, food and natural products and exhibition of tribal food and goods are also being sold.

Recently Jaffna Cultural Center has been inaugurated in which country?

a) Indonesia

b) India

c) Maldives

d) Sri Lanka

Ans: D – Sri Lanka

  • In Sri Lanka, the Jaffna Cultural Center built with the financial assistance of the Government of India was inaugurated yesterday.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the foundation stone of the Jaffna Cultural Center in the year 2015.

  • Sri Lankan President Wickremesinghe has thanked the Jaffna Cultural Center for a gift from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Government of India.

Where is the Kala Ghoda Art Festival 2023 being organized?

a) New Delhi

b) Mumbai

c) Pune

d) Jaipur

Ans: B - Mumbai

  • Kala Ghoda Arts Festival 2023 is being organized in Mumbai from 4 to 12 February.
  • Kala Ghoda Festival celebrated in Mumbai is a very special festival for the lovers of dance, art and music.
  • It starts on the first Saturday of February every year and ends on the second Sunday.
  • It is an art festival which was started in 1999 by Kalaghoda Sanstha.

Which edition of International Surajkund Fair is being organized in Haryana?

a) 36th

b) 38th

c) 35th

d) 33rd

Ans: A - 36th

  • The 36th edition of International Surajkund Fair is being organized in Haryana.
  • The fair of Surajkund is held every year from February 1 to February 16 during spring in Faridabad, Haryana.
  • It was organized for the first time in 1987.

  • Its main objective is to maintain the tradition and customs of India and to make aware of this tradition to the visitors coming to the fair.

Where has the Khadi Utsav 2023 been inaugurated?

a) Mumbai

b) New Delhi

c) Ahmedabad

d) Surat

Ans: A - Mumbai

  • Khadi Utsav 2023 was inaugurated by Mr. Manoj Kumar, Chairman, Khadi and Village Industries Commission at the headquarters of Khadi and Village Industries Commission in Mumbai.
  • Khadi Utsav will run from January 27 to February 24, 2023.

  • In this Khadi festival, PMEGP units from different parts of the country affiliated to Khadi and Village Industries Institute and Khadi and Village Industries Commission are displaying their products for display and sale.