1. The Kathakali Vesha “Kalyan Saugandhikam” is the story of

(A) Nakul
(B) Vali
(C) Bhima
(D) Angad

2. According to Natyasastra, when music and dance predominate in ‘Natya’ it is called as

(A) Rupa
(B) Uparoopaka
(C) Rupaka
(D) DrisyaRoopaka

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

List – I
List – II

a. Aarbhati
i. Emotional expression
b. Swatvati 
ii. Vocal expression
c. Bharati
iii. Physical expression
d. Koisiki
iv. Delicate expression

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

4. Arrange the correct sequence:

(A) Mishra, Khand, Tisra, Sankirn
(B) Tisra, Khand, Mishra,Sankirn
(C) Khand, Tisra, Mishra, Sankirn
(D) Khand, Mishra, Tisra, Sankirn

5. Mānch is a folk popular tradition which is prevalent in

(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Punjab
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Madhya Pradesh

6. ‘Narasimha-Prahlad’, a traditional theatre form popular in

(A) Odisha
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Goa
(D) Tamilnadu

7. ‘AMPHI’ Theatre located in

(A) Saanchi
(B) Amarnath
(C) Nagarjuna Konda
(D) Amaravathi

8. Which is the instrument used in “Yakshagana”?

(A) Maddale
(B) Piano
(C) Flute
(D) Dilruba

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

List – I
List – II

(a) Kakshya
(i) Voice Modulation in delivery of speeches.
(b) Kāku
(ii) Graceful mode of dramatic presentation
(c) Kaishiki
(iii) Zonal division of stage
(d) Karyavastha 
(iv) Stages of Plot Development


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

10. The word ‘Pusta’ is described in the context of

(A) Angika Abhinaya
(B) Vachika Abhinaya
(C) Āharya Abhinaya
(D) Sattvika Abhinaya

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