1. Which is the most prominent archival private dance collection in India?

(A) IGNCA Dance Collection
(B) Marg Dance Collection
(C) Mohan Khokar Dance Collection
(D) Anand Kumar Swami Collection

2. Assertion (A): The performer’s life is based on an alteration of balance.

Reason (R): The performer is never immobile when appears so.


(A) (A) is false (R) is false.
(B) (A) is false (R) is true.
(C) (A) is true (R) is true.
(D) (A) is true (R) is false.

3. The most prestigious institution for music and dance in Chennai is

(A) Krishna Gana Sabha
(B) Music Academy
(C) Narad Gana Sabha

4. Assertion (A): Dance is a visual representation and an elaboration of music.

Reason (R): Traditionally, performing musicians and dancers usually stay apart.


(A) (A) is true (R) false.
(B) Both (A) and (R) false.
(C) Both (A) and (R) true.
(D) (A) is false (R) true.

5. A Romantic Ballet is

(A) The Sleeping Beauty
(B) The Nutcracker
(C) The Swan Lake
(D) Gisselle

6. The senior most living legend of Kathak dancer today is

(A) Pt. Biraju Maharaj
(B) Smt. Kumudini Lakhia
(C) Smt. Sitara Devi
(D) Sushri Uma Sharma

7. Assertion (A): Gatbhava of Kathak Dance is a Pantomime act.

Reason (R): Bhava in all dance forms are based on lyrics.


(A) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(B) (A) is false, but (R) is true.
(C) Both (A) and (R) are true.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are false.

8. The most prominent writer scholar of dance and its philosophy is

(A) Dr. V. Raghavan
(B) Dr. P.S.R. Appa Rao
(C) Dr. Arudra
(D) Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan

9. Assertion (A): The modern creative dancers in India must learn Chhau and Kalaripayattu.

Reason (R): Both the styles are very physical.


(A) Both (A) and (R) are true.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are false.
(C) (A) is true, (R) is false.
(D) (A) is false, (R) is true.

10. Arrange the sequence according to seniority:

(A) Sundar Prasadji, Narayan Prasadji, Charan Girdhar, Rajendra Gangani
(B) Narayan Prasadji, Sundar Prasadji, Rajendra Gangani, Charan Girdhar
(C) Sundar Prasadji, Rajendra Gangani, Charan Girdhar, Narayan Prasadji
(D) Charan Girdhar, Narayan Prasadji, Sundar Prasadji, Rajendra Gangani