MCQs on Indian Dances - 9

1. Identify the correct sequence:

(A) Talaisaman, Mattal, Addigai, Ghoonghru
(B) Talaisaman, Addigai, Mattal, Ghoonghru
(C) Ghungharu, Talaisaman, Mattal, Addigai
(D) Mattal, Addigai, Talaisaman, Ghoonghru

2. Mach items in List-I with List-II:

List – I
List – II

(a) Saing
(i) Thailand
(b) Khon
(ii) Indonesia
(c) Wayang Kulit
(iii) Laos
(d) Lao Phene
(iv) Burma

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

3. Mandakranta Bose is widely known for her

(A) Odissi dance
(B) Scholarly work
(C) Creative choreography
(D) Dance school

4. The often used Hasta-s in Bharatanatyam Nritya is

(A) Mayura
(B) Shikhara
(C) Kartarimukha
(D) None of above

5. Which is not correctly matched?

(A) Teermanam – Tihai
(B) Bol – Shollu
(C) Odissi – Jagoi
(D) Guru – Ashan

6. The Sanskrit treatise, which establishes the inter-relationship of arts is

(A) Sangita Ratnakar
(B) Vishnudharmottara Purana
(C) Natya Darpana
(D) Sangita Saramruta

7. Pick the odd pair out:

(A) Ratan Thaiyam – Manipuri
(B) Leela Sampson – Administration
(C) Astad Daboo – Modern Dance
(D) Pasha Saiyad – Ability Unlimited

8. Assertion (A): The Indian Classical Dances are living Dance traditions.

Reason (R): Practices and perceptions of what is correct in the style are in a constant flux.


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

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

List – I
List – II

(a) Jakkadi
(i) Tribal
(b) Mallari
(ii) Folk
(c) Patua
(iii) Bharatanatyam
(d) Powada
(iv) Odissi

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

10. Yakshagana is practiced by

(A) Jakkula
(B) Nangiar
(C) Alwars
(D) Bauls



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