1. The device of play within a play in Sanskrit Drama is known as

(A) Anka
(B) Garbhānka
(C) Utsrustikanka
(D) Ankāvatāra

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

List – I
List – II

a. Rig Veda
i. Abhinaya
b. Swama Veda
ii. Rasa
c. Yajur Veda
iii. Speech
d. Atharva Veda
iv. Music

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

3. Assertion (A): Brahma created twenty four ‘Apsara-s’ on the entreaty of Bharata for the performances according to Natya Sastra.
Reason (R): Bharata thought that Apsara-s can portray their characters very well and moreover they are dancers.


(A) (A) is correct but (R) is wrong.
(B) Both (A) and (R) are wrong.
(C) (R) is right and (A) is wrong.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are correct.

4. Arrange the correct sequence:

(A) Learning, Perfection, Practice, Perform.
(B) Practice, Learning, Perfection, Perform.
(C) Perfection, Perform, Practice, Learning.
(D) Learning, Practice, Perfection, Perform.

5. Assertion (A): Yoga is in the complete oneness of soul and body.
Reason (R): This oneness can be attaining through dance.


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

6. Select the choreography which Uday Shankar did for Anna Pavlova:

(A) Labour and Machine
(B) Radha Krishna
(C) Panchtantra
(D) Indra

7. Assertion (A): The traditional system of Guru Shishyaparampara of teaching requires a very long period apprenticeship.
Reason (R): All institution has considered introducing specialised training in the many professional areas.


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

8. In which play a competition is held to prove the ability of dance teacher?

(A) Abhigyanshakuntalam
(B) Karpoormanjiri
(C) Malvikagnimitram
(D) Ramcharitam

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

List – I
List – II

(a) Banaras
(i) Name of Dance
(b) Uppu
(ii) Name of Gharana
(c) Pandanalloor
(iii) Name of Instrument
(d) Gidda
(iv) Name of Bani

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

10. ‘Baithakibhava’ is a speciality of

(A) Kathakali
(B) Saraikela
(C) Kathak
(D) Sattariya

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