Thursday, 2 May 2019

Quiz - Odisha Geographical Indications #OdishaGI

Here are five quiz questions to test your knowledge about the Geographical Indications of Odisha.
How many answers do you know?

1. You can see colourful lampshades and bags in this image. Identify this applique work of Odisha.
Ans1- Click here for the Answer


2. The bark of which tree is used to prepare the natural dyes that are used for this handloom fabric?
Ans2- Click here for the Answer



3. Identify this double Ikat saree/dress material that has traditional motifs like conch-shell, wheel, fish etc.
Ans3- Click here for the Answer


4. Identify this ancient art of Odisha that is on the walls of the Shree Jagannath Temple, Puri and also on the chariots of the Ratha Jatra.
Ans4- Click here for the Answer


5. Which great poet had offered fabrics with the lyrics of Gita Govinda woven in Ikat technique to the deities at the Jagannath Temple, Puri? 
(Even today this fabric with calligraphy is handwoven and Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Subhadra are dressed in this.)
Image result for ikat gita govinda

Ans5Click here for the Answer

How many answers did you get correct? Do share in the comments below.

Odisha has many unique arts and crafts. 
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I am blogging related to Odisha, India for the #AtoZChallenge this year.
Do check out my other #A2Z posts here.

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