Q1. The Painting named “Ruins on the banks of the Ganges at Gazipur” was painted by-
(A) Thomas Daniell
(B) William Daniell
(C) Johann Zoffany
(D) George Willson
Q2. Read the following Statements Carefully-
(1) In Imperial Arts Indians were shown as submissive.
(2) British were shown as superior & Imperious.
(3) They were shown as flaunt in their clothes, stand regally or sit arrogantly & live a life of luxury
(4) Sometimes Indians were also drawn at the centre of such paintings-
Which of the above Statements is/are not true-
(A) 1,4 (B) 2,3 (C) Only 1 (D) Only 4
Q3. Which of the following statement is/are not true in regarding the painting made by Johann zoffany-
(A) “The Aurial and Dashwood families of Calcutta” was painted by Zoffany.
(B) This was made in 1784 , Thomas Dashwood & his wife were painted with their friends & relatives
(C) Indians were presented as serving tea to their British masters.
(D) Indian maid was also presented as serving Lousia Aurial(Wife of Thomas Dashwood)
Q4. Which of the following statement is/are not true in regarding the painting made by Francis Hayman-
(A) In this painting Lord Clive’s meeting with Mir Jafar is shown.
(B) Lord Clive & his troops are shown to be welcomed by Mir Jafar after the battle of Plassey.
(C) A British is also shown hoisting the Union Jack.
(D) The dead body of Nawab Sirajuddaulah is also shown in the painting.
Q5. Which of the following statement is/are true in regarding the painting which shows the victory of the battle of Seringapatam-
(A) This painting was made by Rober Kerr Porter in 1800
(B) The British troops are shown storming the fort from all the sides & cutting Tipu’s soldiers to pieces.
(C) A British soldier is also shown raising the British flag aloft on the ramparts of Tipu’s fort.
(D) All of These
Q6. Read the following Statements carefully-
(1) Portrait is a picture of a person in which the face and its expression is prominent & another tradition of Imperial art
(2) The Rich and the powerful, both British and Indians wanted to see themselves on Canvas.
(3) Unlike the existing Indian tradition of painting portraits in miniature, Colonial portraits were life-size images that looked lifelike and real.
(4) This new style also served as an ideal means of displaying the lavish life-style.
Which of the above statements are true-
(A) 1,2,3 (B) 2,3,4 (C) 2,3 (D) All of These
Q7. Which of the following statements is not related to the portrait of Nawab of Arcot-
(A) The portrait was painted by George Willison & Tilly Kettle.
(B) He gifted the paintings to the King of England and the Directors of the East India Company.
(C) He commissioned two visiting artists George Willison & Tilly Kettle to make his paintings.
(D) The nawab was presented as the central figure of portrait with sceptre in his hand.
Q8. Mural is a-
(A) Wall painting
(B) Scroll painting
(C) Portrait painting
(D) None of These
Q9. Which of the following Statements is not Correct regarding the “Clive Street Of Calcutta”
(A) It was made by Thomas and William Daniell.
(B) In this Painting the making of new calcutta is shown.
(C) Majestic European style buildings and new mode of transport are presented to show the development.
(D) In this painting the image of traditional India is also presented.
Assertion- The paintings of local plants,animals,historical buildings and monuments, festivals and processions are known as company paintings.
Reason- These pictures are eagerly collected by the East India Company officials as they wanted to collect the paintings by which they could understand India.
(A) Both (A) & (R) are right & (R) is the right explanation of (A)
(B) Both (A) & (R) are right & (R) is not the right explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is Right but (R) is wrong
(D) (A) is wrong But (R) is Right.
Q11. Read the following Statements carefully-
(1) Painting on a long roll of paper that could be rolled up is known as scroll Painting.
(2) Scroll Painters were known as “Patuas” in eastern India & “Kumhars” in North India
(3) Before the 19th century the Scroll painters had worked on mythological themes.
(4) In late 19th century Kalighat painters bagan to use Shading to give painting a rounded form, to make the images look three dimensional.
Which of the above statements are not true-
(A) 1,2,3 (B) 2,3 (C) 1,3,4 (D) None Of These
Q12. Which of the following statements is incorrect regarding “Kali” painting-
(A) “Kali” was produced by “Bengal Art Studio” in 1885.
(B) This was an advertisement of an indian brand of cigarette that was banned by British in 1905.
(C) The heads of British soldiers can be seen amongest the demons killed by the goddess.
(D) This image was used to express the nationalist ideas & inspire people against British Rule.
Match the Following-
(A ) a (iv) b (i) c (ii) d (iii)
(B) a (ii) b (iv) c (i) d (iii)
(C) a (i) b (ii) c (iii) d (iv)
(D) a (iii) b (ii) c (i) d (iv)
Q14. Read the following statements carefully.Which of the following statements is not correct-
(A) “Sati Chaura Ghat” was painted by ‘Samuel Bourne’
(B) Samuel Morne established Photographic Studio in Calcutta named as “Bourne & Shepherd.”
(C) “A Nationalist demonstration in a Bombay Street” was painted by ‘Abindranath Tagore.’
(D) “The Ideals of The East” was published by ‘Okakura Kakuzo’ in 1904.
Assertion- In the end of Nineteenth century People began to reject the art of Raja Ravi Verma.
Reason- People thought it imitative and westernised & declared that such a style was unsuitable for depicting the nation’s ancient myths and legends.
(A) Both (A) & (R) are correct & (R) is the right explanation of (A).
(B) Both (A) & (R) are correct & (R) is not the right explanation of (A).
(C) (A) is right but (R) is incorrect.
(D) (A) is wrong but (R) is Right.
Q16. The person associated with the painting ‘Damyanti’ was
(A) Rabindra Nath Tagore.
(B) Raja Ram Mohan Roy.
(C) Raja Ravi Verma
(D) Raj Verma
Q17. The theme of William Daniel’s painting was the
(A) modernization of India
(B) contrast of Indian and European life style
(C) activities on road
(D) mode of transport.
Q18. Calcutta Art Studio printed the scene of Nala and Damyanti in the
(A) 1876 – 77
(B) 1877 – 78
(C) 1878 – 80
(D) 1880 – 82
Q19. Gothic is-
(A) The pointed arches in the buildings and the elongated structure in buildings.
(B) The imperial art which was introduced in 18th century.
(C) The art which was used by “Raja Ravi Verma”
(D) The Art Which was used by “Abindra Nath Tagore”
Q20.Johann Zofany was born in
Q.1. (A) Q.2. (D) Q.3. (D) Q.4. (D) Q.5. (D)
Q.6. (D) Q.7. (C) Q.8. (A) Q.9. (D) Q.10. (A)
Q.11. (D) Q.12. (A) Q.13. (A) Q.14. (C) Q.15. (A)
Q.16. (C) Q.17. (A) Q.18. (C) Q.19. (A) Q.20. (C)