Q.1: The portrait of Governor-General Warren Hastings with his wife in their Belvedere estate was painted by __________________.
a) Thomas Daniell
b) William Daniell
c) Johann Zoffany
Q.2: After a war with the British in the 1770s, _______________ became a dependent pensioner of the East India Company.
a) Nawab Muhammad Ali Khan
b) Mir Jafar
Q.3: Tipu Sultan was defeated in the battle of _____________ in 1799.
Q.4: Which paintings made British appear invincible and powerful ?
Q.5: Tipu Sultan and Haider Ali defeated the English troops in the famous battle of _____________ in 1780.
Q.6: The miniature artists of Murshidabad used ___________ to create a sense of distance between objects that are near and those at a distance.
Q.7: The pictures and paintings collected by the officials of East India Company came to be known as ____________________.
a) Company paintings
b) Mural paintings
c) Scroll paintings
Q.8: The local village scroll painters of Bengal were known as _____________.
Q.9: What did the late nineteenth century Kalighat paintings depict ?
a) The victories of British
b) The social life under British rule
c) The life of Mughals
Q.10: The Englishmen considered ___________ as a sport to demonstrate their courage and manliness.
Q.11: One of the most famous photographic studios of Calcutta, ____________________ was set up by Samuel Borne in the early 1860s.
a) Bourne and Shephard
b) Calcutta Art Studio
Q.12: The new buildings, that came up in Bombay in the mid-nineteenth century, were mostly in ____________ style.
Q.13: ____________ belonged to the family of Maharajas of Travancore in Kerala.
b) Ravi Varma
Q.14: Which of the following stylistic elements do you find often in the Japanese water colour landscape paintings ?
a) Soft colours
b) Absence of hard lines
Q.15: Why did the group of nationalist artists rejected the art of Ravi Varma ?
a) They thought it was too costly.
b) They considered it as imitative and westernized.