MCQs on Indian Dances - 13

1. The body attitude of a dancer/actor should indicate

(A) Psychological perspective
(B) Sociological perspective
(C) Aesthetic perspective
(D) All of the above

2. The many fold use of dance can be

(A) Choreography
(B) Therapy
(C) Teaching
(D) All of above

3. Identify the ascending order of Hasta

(A) Kapot, Kartari, Swastika, Varah, Dola
(B) Varah, Kapot, Dala Hasta, Kartari Swastika
(C) Dala Hast, Kartari, Swastika, Kapot, Varah
(D) Kapot, Dola Hasta, Kartari Swastika, Varah

4. Pick the odd one out:

(A) Shruti Bandopadhyay
(B) Parul Shah
(C) Saroja Vaidyanathan
(D) Ranjana Shrivastav

5. Pick the odd one out:

(A) Saskia Kersenboom– Tiruttani Dancers
(B) Hari Krishna– Text and Devadasi repertoire
(C) King Tulaja – Sangit Saramrita
(D) Anne-Marie Gaston– Dance and Hindu women

6. Which Indian folk dance is the most performed in the world?

(A) Lavni
(B) Garba
(C) Bhangada
(D) Kummi

7. Researches on Dance requires

(A) Yogic concentration
(B) Excellence in performance
(C) Dedication to the Guru
(D) None of the above

8. The most popular, Bollywood dance number “Lungi Dance” was choreographed by

(A) Prabhudeva
(B) Saroj Khan
(C) Chinni Prakash
(D) Vaibhavi Merchant

9. Match the following:

List – I
List – II

a. Alaripu
i. Abhinaya
b. Ufali
ii. Singing
c. Thumari
iii. Feet movement
d. Purapaad
iv. Anjali Hasta

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

10. Phillip Zarilli researched on

(A) Kuchipudi
(B) Chhaw
(C) Dasiattam
(D) Kalaripayatu



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