1)Why is language important? Or. what is the utility of language? [Annual Exam. = 2017, 2018]
Ans. Language is important because it helps to acquire knowledge and seek inner delight.
2)Which subjects does the language play the role of vehicle according to the Essay ‘The Place of Art in Education?
Ans. Language plays the role of vehicle for Literature, Science and philosophy according to the Essay ‘The Place of Art in Education’?
3)What does the literature provide man?
Ans. The literature provides man inner delight.
4)What things make up the limitation of literature?
Ans. Art, music, dance and the like make up the limitation of literature.
5)How does man apprehend the world?
Ans. Man apprehends the world with his mind and sense.
6)How does education in art help man?
Ans. Education in art heightens man’s knowledge and aesthetic experience and trains him in various modes of expression.
7)What, according to Nandalal Bose, is the objective of our education? [Annual Exam. = 2019]
Ans. According to Nandalal Bose, the objective of our education is total development.
8)What should be the status of the art training in our country?
Ans. Art training should have the same status and importance as reading and writing.
9)What provision do our universities make for the art training.
Ans. The provision that our universities make for the art training is sorely inadequate.
10)What is the general notion about art in our country?
Ans. The general notion about art in our country is that it is exclusively preserved for few professionals and common people have nothing to do with it.
11)Who cannot differentiate between a painting and a photograph? [Annual Exam. 2017, 2020]
Ans. The educated persons cannot differentiate between a painting and a photograph.
12) On grounds of utility what do the educated persons use in place of (elegant) earthen pitchers? [Annual Exam. 2015, 2018]
Ans. On grounds of utility, the educated persons use tin containers in place of (elegant) earthen pitchers.
13)Who are mainly responsible for the lack of taste in art?
Ans. The educated public of our country and the universities are mainly responsible for the lack of taste in art.
14)What is the only redress to increase the aesthetic sensibility in our country?
Ans. Spreading art education amongst the so-called educated public is the only redress to increase the aesthetic sensibility in our country, as they could set the standard for the people at large.
15)How does the absence of a sense of beauty harm a man? [Annual Exam. 2014]
Ans. The absence of a sense of beauty harms a man’s physical and mental well-being.
16)How do men having a lack of sense of beauty contaminate society?
Ans. Men having a lack of sense of beauty litter rubbish in their houses and courtyard, make the surrounding filthy, split betel juice everywhere and thus contaminate the society with diseases.
17)Who thinks that art is the domain for the rich and the pleasure-loving?
Ans. There are some amongst us who thinks that art is the domain for the rich and the pleasure-loving.
18)Why do some people want to banish art from their daily lives?
Ans. Some people want to banish art from their daily lives because they thought that art is the domain for the rich and the pleasure-loving men.
19)Where does the vitality of a work of art lie?
Ans. The vitality of a work of art lies in its sense of beauty and order, not in its monetary value.
20)How does a poor Santhal show his sense of beauty?
Ans. A poor Santhal sweeps and mops his hut, stacks in order his earthen pots and tattered quilts.
21)How does an educated college student show his lack of sense of beauty?
Ans. An educated college student keeps his clothes and things in a disorganised mess in his seemingly palatial hostel room or lodging.
22)How do educated men advertise their devotion to art? [Annual Exam. 2016]
Ans. Educated men advertise their devotion to art by showing framed pin-ups side by side with good paintings.
23) What does the author see in the hostel rooms?
Ans. The author sees shirts hanging from picture frames, tea-cup and combs littering the study table, paper flowers stuck into used cocoa tins in the hostel rooms.
24)What are the two aspects of art education? [Annual Exam. 2016]
Ans. Fine art and functional art are the two aspects of art education.
25)How does fine art help us?
Ans. Fine art liberates our minds from the constraints of sorrows and conflicts of our daily lives into a world of aesthetic delight.
26)How does functional art help us?
Ans. Functional art brings beauty to the object of our daily use and lives and provides us with means of livelihood.
27)What, according to Nandalal Bose, has our country’s economic decline followed closely? [Annual Exam. 20145, 2018]
Ans. According to Nandalal Bose, our country’s economic decline followed closely the decay of its functional art.
28)What is harmful to the economic well-being of the country?
Ans. To exclude art from the sphere of our needs is harmful to the economic well-being of the country.
29) How has the lack of art education estranged us from our past heritage?
Ans. Our eyes are untrained due to lack of art education so we have remained ignorant and insensitive to the glory of our past painting, sculpture and architecture.
30)What is our shame in present-day art?
Ans. It is our shame that even present-day, art does not get any recognition in our country until it finds approval in the foreign market.
31)Where do the roots of art education lie? [Annual Exam. 2014]
Ans. The roots of art education lie in the observation of nature and good works of art with dedicated attention.
32)What suggestion did the author give to the school and the university for art education?
Ans. Each school and university should provide a place for art studies with other studies, making it compulsory.
33) How does training in drawing help the students?
Ans. Training in drawing will develop their power of observation and this, in turn, will give them better insight into literature, philosophy and science.
34)Where should good painting, sculpture and other specimens of fine and functional art be displayed?
Ans. Good painting, sculpture and other specimens of fine and functional art should be displayed in the classroom, library, studies and living rooms of the students.
35)Who, according to Nandalal Bose, should write books on art?
Ans. According to Nandalal Bose, well-qualified people should write books on art.
36)Who should accompany students in museums and picture galleries? [Annual Exam. 2020]
Ans. Qualified teachers should accompany students in museums and picture galleries.
37)Why should the students visit museums and picture galleries?
Ans. The students should visit museums and picture galleries because a direct encounter with an object of art will arouse their power of discernment and gradually awaken their aesthetic sensibilities.
38)How can a student be got into an encounter with nature? Or. How can a student be brought to close contact with nature?
Ans. We should hold seasonal festivals including displaying seasonal fruits and flowers to get a student into an encounter with nature.
39)What is essential for the town-dwellers?
Ans. It is essential for the town dwellers to enjoy by their own eyes the rice fields and lotus ponds in autumn, the carnival of Palash and shimul flowers in spring.
40)Who has provided the source material for all artistic creation?
Ans. Nature has provided the source material for all artistic creation.
41)How should a student participate in the art festival of the school?
Ans. A student should participate in the art festival of the school with something he had made with his own hand.
42) How will the time of ‘Art Festival’ in a school be decided? [Annual Exam. 2019]
Ans. The time of ‘Art Festival’ in a school will be decided according to the location of the school.