MCQs on Indian Dances - 8

1. How many Matras are for Sankirna Jati Dhruva Tala?

(A) 29
(B) 14
(C) 10
(D) 27



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

List – I
List – II

a. Minakku 
i. Hanuman
b. Paccha 
ii. Ravana
c. Katti
iii. Rama
d. Tadi
iv. Sage

Codes:

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



3. Kshetrigya Padam is sung in the speed

(A) Very slow
(B) Slow
(C) Medium
(D) Dhrut



4. ‘The Traditions of Indian Folk Theatre’ is written by

(A) Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan
(B) Dr. G. Venu
(C) Jivan Pani
(D) Keshav Kothari



5. Which one is not correctly matched?

(A) ICCR –                 Dr. Suresh Goyal
(B) SNA –                   R. N. Mirdha
(C) Kalakshetra –        Leela Sampson
(D) Kathak Kendra – Rajendra Gangani



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

List – I
List – II

(a) Chenda
(i) Kathak
(b) Pakhavaj
(ii) Kathakali
(c) Maddalam
(iii) Manipuri
(d) Sitar
(iv) Mohiniattam
             
                      
Codes:

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



7. Identify the correct orde:

(A) Bihu, Lambadi, Jatra, Kolattam
(B) Bihu, Jatra, Lambadi, Kolattam
(C) Jatra, Bihu, Lambadi, Kolattam
(D) Jatra, Bihu, Kolattam, Lambadi



8. The book “Bharatanatyam: A reader” is written by

(A) Ananya Chetarji
(B) Devesh Soneji
(C) Ketu Katral
(D) Amrit Shrinivasan



9. Assertion (A): If one watches a Balinese dancer, a Noh actor, a Kabuki actor, an Indian classical dancer or Thai Khon dancer, it is noticed that the movements do not proceed in a straight projectory but in sinuous lines.

Reason (R): They all begin an action with its opposite.

Codes:

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



10. Which Indian modern dancer works with deaf and dumb?

(A) Chandralekha
(B) Astad Debu
(C) Asha Coorlawala
(D) Anita Ratnam



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