1. A dance presentation is

(A) Descriptive
(B) Narrative
(C) Narrative and Interpretative
(D) Interpretative

2. Match items in List – I with List – II:

List – I
List – II

a. Khajuraho
i. Marble Sculptures
b. Konark
ii. Shore temple
c. Mahabalipuram
iii. Sun Temple
d. Delwara
iv. Dance Festival


       a b c d
(A) iv ii i iii
(B) iv iii ii i
(C) iii iv i ii
(D) iv iii i ii

3. Assertion (A): Mohiniattam, Shatriya, Chhau are Neo-classical dance styles.

Reason (R): They have come to limelight recently.


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

4. From where did the dancers come to the court of Maharaja of Baroda as Dowry?

(A) Pudhucherry
(B) Selam
(C) Pandanallur
(D) Thanjavur

5. Sehanai is similar to

(A) Tur
(B) Nadaswaram
(C) Pavo
(D) Clarinet

6. Identify the correct order

(A) Alidha, Prenkhana, Prerita, Pratyalidha,
(B) Alidha, Pratyalidha, Prenkhana, Prerita
(C) Alidha, Pratyalidha, Prerita, Prenkhana
(D) Pratyalidha, Alidha, Prenkhana, Prerita

7. Assertion (A): All theatrical cultures have sought to dramatise the facial features by accentuating, deforming on enlarging them.

Reason (R): Kathakali artist practice a special exercise designed to strengthen the eyeball muscles.


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

8. “Konnakol” is the art of

(A) Playing rhythms on Mridangam
(B) Recitation of Shullas
(C) Make-up
(D) Playing of Veena

9. Match items in List – I with List – II.

List – I
List – II

(a) Prayoga
(i) Classical
(b) Paramapara
(ii) Practice
(c) Shastra
(iii) Treatise
(d) Margi
(iv) Tradition

        (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
(B) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
(C) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
(D) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)

10. The Act of banning the temple dancing was first passed in?

(A) 1927
(B) 1947
(C) 1950
(D) 1934