02 November 2012

General Knowledge Question Paper for BFA CET / NATA

    General Knowledge Question Paper

BFA CET  / NATA


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Time  : 40 minutes                  Marks    : 40

                                                
Name     ……………………………………………………………………………       


Date       ………………………… 


Q.    1.    Nandalal Bose was a famous         
              a) sculptor    b) painter     c) scientist    d) architect


Q.    2.    In which state of India the famous Sun temple of Modhera is situated?
              a)  Maharashtra    b) Gujarat    c) Uttar Pradesh    d) Madhya Pradesh


Q.    3.   In which year the Sir J.J. School of Art, Mumbai was established?   
             a) 1857    b) 1935    c) 1960    d) 1980


Q.    4.   Who was a famous artist from the following?
             a) N.S. Bendre    b) Salman Rushdee    c) I. K. Gujral    d) Sarojini Naidu


Q.    5.   One MB of computer memory is equal to          
             a) 1000 KB     b) 1024 KB    c) 100 KB      d) 512 KB


Q.    6.  Which is the hardest stone from the following?          
            a) Marble    b) Granite    c) Limestone    d) Basalt


Q.    7.  Stonehenge structure is an example of       
            a) Dome architecture    b) Post and Lintel   c) Arch    d) Concrete


Q.    8.  How old are the famous ruins of Indus valley civilization at Mohen jo daro?             
            a) around 500 years    b) around 1000 years    c) around 5000 years    d) around   20000 years


Q.    9.  Manneken piss is a            
            a) Sculpture of a young boy    b) Painting of a lady   c) Monument    d) Tomb


Q. 10.  Mesopotamia is the ancient name of today’s              
           a)  Afghanistan   b) America    c) Egypt   d) Iraq


Q. 11.  The famous painting ‘The starry night’ was painted by
             a) Vincent Vangogh     b) Pablo Picasso    c) Leonardo da Vinci    d) None of these.


Q. 12.  The Petronas towers are situated in           
           a) U.S.A.    b) China    c) France    d) Malaysia


Q.13.   The famous monument ‘Bird’s Nest’ is a 
           a) Temple    b) Olympic Stadium    c) Tower    d) Hospital


Q. 14.  The letters ‘J.J.’ of Sir J.J. schoo of art mean 
            a)  Sir Jahangir Jamshetjee    B) Sir Jeejibhoy Jamshetjee     c) Sir Jamshetjee Jeejeebhoy    d) none of these.


Q.15.  ‘Mickey Mouse’ was created  by        
           a) Walt Disney   b) Warner brothers    c) Charlie Chaplin    d) Cartoon network


Q. 16.  Orange is a            
           a) cool colour.    b) warm colour.    c) complementary colour.    d) primary colour.


Q.17.   Laurie Baker was a famous
           a) architect    b) painter    c) sculptor    d) musician


Q.18.   Warli art is a type of       
           a) tribal art    b) modern art    c) child art    d) simplified art


Q.19.   Edward Munch is famous for        
           a)  ‘The scream’     b) chocolates    c) his music    d) none of these


Q.20.   The name Michel Angelo is  famous for       
           a) Art    b) dance    c) politics   d) medicines


Q.21. ‘Pieta’ is the name of a famous               
          a) City     b) country     c) Painter    d) sculpture


Q.22. ‘Pakhwaz’ is a       
          a) musical instrument      b) monument    c) fort    d) painting


Q.23.   Music created by Ravindranath Tagore  is known as
           a) Bengal music.    b) Rabindra sangeet.    c) Tagore sangeet.    d) Indian music.


Q.24.   Ravindranath Tagore was awarded Nobel prize in the year     
           a) 1900    b) 1913    c) 1930    d) 1941


Q.25.   The Sistine Chapel is situated in           
           a) London    b) Vatican city    c) France    d) U.S.A.


Q. 26.  The Mount Mary church is in          
           a) Mumbai    b) Delhi   c) Kolkata   d) Chennai


Q. 27.   Harappa is Known for       
            a) sports.    b) temple.    c) Indus valley civilization.    d) paintings.


Q. 28.  Red fort at Delhi was built by Mughal emperor    
           a) Akbar    b) Jahangir    c) Shahjahan    d) none of these


Q. 29. Salim Chisti was a      
          a) Scientist     b) Sufi Saint    c) Musician    d) artist  


Q. 30.  The sculptures of Henry Moore are    
          a) abstract    b) realistic    c) relief    d) grotesque


Q. 31.  ‘Kuchipudi’ is a type of    
           a) painting    b) singing    c) dance    d) martial arts   


Q.32.  Pandit D.V. Paluskar is known for his contribution in           
           a) painting    b) dance    c) music    d) sports


Q.33.  Who is a famous cartoonist from the following?
          a) K. R. Narayanan    b) Mario Miranda     c) Balasubramaniam    d) M.F. Hussain


Q.34. Which of the Indian former prime ministers was an artist? 
             a) Indira Gandhi     b) Charan Singh    c) Rajiv Gandhi    d) V.P. Singh


Q.35.  Dilip Chabria is a well-known       
          a) painter    b) sculptor    c) car designer    d) architect 


Q.36.   Which of the following is a rock cut temple?
            a) Lingaraj Mandir    b) Birla Mandir    c) Kailas Mandir    d) Konark Sun Temple     


Q. 37. Sitara Devi is  the master of
            a) Instrumental music    b) Singing    c) Kathak    d) Bharatnatyam


Q.38. The famous Rock Garden is situated at   
         a) Chandigarh.    b) Delhi.    c) Kolkata.    d) Hyderabad.


Q. 39. ‘Lust for Life’ is a biography of       
             a) M.F. Hussein    b) Vincent Van Gogh    c) Pablo Picasso    d) Ravindranath Tagore


Q.40. The name Pandit Ravi Shankar is associated with    
         a) music.    b) sports.    c) spiritualism.    d) Literature.

Q.41. The name V. Shantaram is associated with    
         a) painting    b) architecture    c) film making    d) sculpture


Q.42. Mahatma Gandhi was born in the year     
         a) 1849    b) 1869    c) 1889    d) 1899


Q.43. Which of the following is the opaque medium of colouring?
         a) water colours    b) oil pastels    c) crayons    d) pencils


Q.44. Charminar at Hyderabad is a     
         a) victory memorial    b) tomb    c) fort   d) mosque


Q.45. B.F.A. means     
         a) Bachelor of Fine Art.     b) Bachelor of Folk Art.    c) Bachelor of Fashion Art.     d)    none of these. 


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Dear students,
Also try a quiz to test your general knowledge in art and architecture. 
This quiz is presented by Victoria and Albert Architectural style. 
The direct link to go to the quiz is
http://www.vam.ac.uk/vastatic/microsites/architecture/style_quiz.php 

3 comments:

  1. MY DAUGHTER HAS PASSED INTERMEDIATE DRAWING EXAM.WITH A-GRADE.NOW SHE IS STD.XII-COMMERCE.
    1.SHE IS INTERESTED IN ARTS RELATED COURSES. SHE WANT TO DO BFA AFTER STD.XII.MAY YOU INFORM US WHAT IS THE SCOPE AFTER BFA.
    2.WHETHER SHE CAN GO FOR ARCHITECTURE AFTER STD.XII-COMMERCE.
    MY EMAIL ID
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  2. i want to do BFA APPLIED ART after 12th. may you inform me what is the scope after applied art.and how should i practice for entrance exam.
    my email id-
    bittu121994@gmail.com

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  3. hello sir, my self Ram kurude, i'm giving this time this entrance. . . Sir plz tell me what's the skope after applied art and how should i practice for entrance exam. My email id- rkurude93@gmail.com

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