MCQs on Kurukshetra

Q.1 Consider the following statements regarding the tourism initiatives in India:

1. Swadesh Darshan Scheme was launched in 2014 -15 for the integrated development of theme based tourist circuits in the country.
2. The PRASAD initiative was launched with the objective of holistic development of identified pilgrimage destinations.
3. ‘Adopt a Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan’ Project is to develop tourism amenities at tourist sites for making them tourist friendly.

Which of the statements given above is/are not correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 1 and 2 only
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. None of the above

Q.2 Consider the following statements.

1. National Mission on Cultural Mapping (NMCM) was launched by Ministry of Culture under the umbrella scheme of ‘Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana’.
2. The NMCM aims to collect and present a Nationwide Database of Artists in the Visual, Performing and Literary Arts.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. Neither 1 nor 2
B. Both 1 and 2
C. 1 only
D. 2 only

Q.3 Consider the following initiatives with respect to tourism in India.

1. Indian E-Visa service is provided to more than 150 countries under 5 categories.
2. As of 2021, India was exporting more international tourists than import in pre-Covid era.
3. Dekho Apna Desh Campaign is an initiative to encourage the citizens to travel across the country thus enabling the development of Domestic Tourism in the country.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 3  only
  2. 1 and 2 only
  3. 1, 2 and 3
  4. None of the above


Q.4 Consider the following sites:

1. Churches and Convents of Goa
2. Group of Monuments at Pattadakal
3. Ancient Buddhist Site - Sarnath
4. Champaner - Pavagadh Archaeological Park
5. The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier
6. Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai
7. Archaeological remains of Lothal

Which of the sites mentioned above included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage list?
A. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6
B. 2, 3, 5, 6 and 7
C. 1, 2, 5, 6 and 7
D. 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6

Q.5 Consider the following sites in India:

1. Sunderban
2. Nanda Devi
3. Khangchendzonga
4. Kaziranga

Which of the sites given above is/are included in both the UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites and under UNESCO’s Man And Biosphere Programme (MAB)?

A. 1 only
B. 1 and 2 only
C. 1, 2  and 3 only
D. 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q.6 Which of the following villages was recently recognised as best tourism village by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)?

  1. Kongthong
  2. Pochampally
  3. Ladhpura Khas
  4. Mawlynnong

Q.7 Consider the following statements.

1. SPMRM is a Centrally Sector Scheme (CSS), launched by the MInistry of Rural Development.
2. Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission considers Tourism as one of the desirable components for cluster based development of rural areas.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

A. Neither 1 nor 2
B. Both 1 and 2
C. 1 only
D. 2 only

Q.8 Consider the following pairs.

Tourist site in North-East India Associated State

1. Mawlynnong - Meghalaya

2. Andro - Manipur

3. Ziro Valley - Arunachal Pradesh

4. Khonoma - Mizoram

How many pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

  1. Only one pair
  2. Only two pairs
  3. Only three pairs
  4. All four pairs



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