MCQs on Indian Dances - 5

1. Which is in correct order?

(A) Marg, Ang, Grah, Laya
(B) Ang, Grah, Marg, Laya
(C) Grah, Laya, Marg, Ang
(D) Laya, Grah, Ang, Marg

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

List – I
List – II

a. Bharatanatyam
i. Thumari
b. Kathak
ii. Ata Katha
c. Kathakali
iii. Astapadi
d. Odissi
iv. Pallavi


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


(A) Bhav, Raga, Tala
(B) Name of a country
(C) A group of experts of Dramatic art
(D) All of above

4. Assertion (A): The tribals dance because they are afraid of the forces of nature.

Reason (R): It is human to dance for peace and harmony.


(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.

5. This is performed during Narasimha Jayanti festival.

(A) Kuchipudi
(B) Yakshagana
(C) Kudiyattam
(D) Bhagavata Mela Nataka

6. Pick the odd one out:

Music is used in

(A) Adavu
(B) Gat Bhaav
(C) Alarippu
(D) Tarangam

7. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Goshtalila – Manipuri
(B) Ojapali – Assam
(C) Atabhagavatam – Kuchipudi
(D) Gollakalaapam – Kerala

 8. The dancers hold sticks in their hands

(A) Karagāttam
(B) Athango
(C) Chirmi
(D) Dangi

9. The dance of Telugu temple-court dancers is

(A) Sadir Attam
(B) Vilasini Natyam
(C) Mohini Attam
(D) Kuravanji Natakam

10. Match items in List-I with List-II.

List – I
List – II

(a) Kaksar
(i) Tamil Nadu
(b) Poykkaalkudirai
(ii) Maharashtra
(c) Tipri
(iii) Uttarakhand
(d) Chapeli
(iv) Madhya Pradesh


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

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