Pakistan Culture and Heritage MCQs

Question: Which traditional Pakistani musical instrument is often associated with Sufi music?
a) Sitar
b) Tabla
c) Sarangi
d) Sitar
Answer: c) Sarangi

Question: What is the traditional dress worn by men in Pakistan?
a) Sherwani
b) Sari
c) Shalwar Kameez
d) Kurta
Answer: d) Kurta

Question: Which of the following is a traditional Pakistani dance?
a) Kathak
b) Bharatanatyam
c) Bhangra
d) Odissi
Answer: c) Bhangra

Question: The ancient city of Mohenjo-Daro is located in which modern-day Pakistani province?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: b) Sindh

Question: What is the national flower of Pakistan?
a) Jasmine
b) Rose
c) Sunflower
d) Lotus
Answer: a) Jasmine

Question: Which famous poet from Pakistan is known as the “Poet of the East”?
a) Allama Iqbal
b) Faiz Ahmed Faiz
c) Mirza Ghalib
d) Parveen Shakir
Answer: a) Allama Iqbal

Question: What is the traditional headgear worn by men in rural areas of Pakistan?
a) Turban
b) Topi
c) Pagri
d) Fez
Answer: b) Topi

Question: Which of the following is a famous Pakistani folk dance?
a) Ghoomar
b) Dandiya Raas
c) Attan
d) Garba
Answer: c) Attan

Question: Which UNESCO World Heritage Site in Pakistan is known for its ancient Buddhist stupas and monasteries?
a) Taxila
b) Rohtas Fort
c) Makli Necropolis
d) Lahore Fort
Answer: a) Taxila

Question: Which Pakistani city is known as the “City of Gardens”?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Peshawar
Answer: c) Lahore

Question: What is the traditional art of fabric printing called in Pakistan?
a) Rangoli
b) Batik
c) Tie and dye
d) Embroidery
Answer: b) Batik

Question: The traditional form of storytelling in Pakistan, often accompanied by music, is known as:
a) Kathak
b) Ghazal
c) Dastaangoi
d) Qawwali
Answer: c) Dastaangoi

Question: Which of the following is a traditional Pakistani sweet made from condensed milk and sugar?
a) Jalebi
b) Gulab Jamun
c) Barfi
d) Rasgulla
Answer: c) Barfi

Question: What is the traditional art of hand-painted truck decoration called in Pakistan?
a) Truck Art
b) Rangoli
c) Madhubani
d) Phulkari
Answer: a) Truck Art

Question: Which famous Pakistani poet wrote the national anthem of Pakistan?
a) Allama Iqbal
b) Faiz Ahmed Faiz
c) Hafeez Jalandhari
d) Parveen Shakir
Answer: c) Hafeez Jalandhari

Question: What is the traditional Pakistani sport played with a stick and a ball?
a) Cricket
b) Polo
c) Kabaddi
d) Hockey
Answer: b) Polo

Question: Which of the following is a traditional Pakistani bread?
a) Naan
b) Paratha
c) Roti
d) Chapati
Answer: c) Roti

Question: The famous Badshahi Mosque is located in which Pakistani city?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Peshawar
Answer: c) Lahore

Question: Which of the following is a traditional Pakistani festival celebrated to mark the end of Ramadan?
a) Eid-ul-Fitr
b) Eid-ul-Adha
c) Basant
d) Diwali
Answer: a) Eid-ul-Fitr

Question: The traditional Pakistani art of pottery-making is known as:
a) Kalamkari
b) Blue Pottery
c) Terracotta
d) Kumhar
Answer: d) Kumhar

Question: Which Pakistani city is famous for its centuries-old bazaars and narrow streets?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Multan
Answer: c) Lahore

Question: What is the traditional musical instrument played by snake charmers in Pakistan?
a) Sitar
b) Shehnai
c) Been
d) Flute
Answer: c) Been

Question: The Lahore Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the historical city of Lahore, in which Pakistani province?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: a) Punjab

Question: Which Pakistani city is famous for its traditional handicrafts such as pottery and textiles?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Multan
Answer: d) Multan

Question: Which traditional Pakistani musical instrument is similar to a small accordion?
a) Harmonium
b) Tabla
c) Sitar
d) Sarangi
Answer: a) Harmonium

Question: The Shah Jahan Mosque, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in which Pakistani city?
a) Karachi
b) Lahore
c) Thatta
d) Islamabad
Answer: c) Thatta

Question: What is the traditional headscarf worn by women in Pakistan?
a) Hijab
b) Dupatta
c) Shawl
d) Chunri
Answer: b) Dupatta

Question: Which Pakistani province is known for its traditional embroidery called “Phulkari”?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: a) Punjab

Question: Which of the following is a traditional Pakistani dish made with rice and meat, often served on special occasions?
a) Biryani
b) Nihari
c) Haleem
d) Pulao
Answer: a) Biryani

Question: The Wazir Khan Mosque, known for its intricate tile work, is located in which Pakistani city?
a) Lahore
b) Karachi
c) Multan
d) Peshawar
Answer: a) Lahore

Question: Which traditional Pakistani dance form involves balancing pots on the head and hands?
a) Kathak
b) Bharatanatyam
c) Kalbelia
d) Sammi
Answer: d) Sammi

Question: What is the traditional wedding attire worn by brides in Pakistan?
a) Lehenga
b) Sari
c) Shalwar Kameez
d) Gharara
Answer: d) Gharara

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