1. The mask of one of the ancient Indian scholars is very revered in Thailand. Which one is it?

(A) Panini
(B) Valmiki
(C) Ved Vyas
(D) Bharat

2. Match the following:

List – I
List – II

(a) Abhinava Bharati
(i) Panini
(b) Abhinava Darpana
(ii) Krisaaswaand Silaali
(c) Ashtaadhyayi
(iii) Abhinavagupta
(d) Natya Sutra
(iv) Nandi Keswara


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

3. The blissful state created by the experience of RASA is called as

(A) Ananda
(B) Paramananda
(C) Brahmananda
(D) Akhandananda

4. ‘Dharmi’ point of view, one of the ‘Rupaka-s’ given here is different from others. Pick it.

(A) Prahasana
(B) Veedhi
(C) Samavakara
(D) Nataka

5. ‘Mukha raga’ means

(A) Size of the body
(B) Size of eyes
(C) Colour of the face
(D) Photogenic

6. The prime element that plays a vital role in Girish Karnārd’s Nāg Mandal is

(A) The Diction
(B) The Design
(C) Contradiction of Day and Night
(D) Realistic Approach

7. Here, we have the ‘Kaaryavasthas’. Put in order as mentioned in Natya Sastra

(A) Prayatna, Praaptisambhava, Phalayoga, Niyatapti, Prarambha
(B) Niyatapti, Prarambha, Phalayoga, Praaptisambhava, Prayatna
(C) Praaptisambhava, Prayatna, Prarambha, Niyatapti, Phalayoga
(D)Prarambha, Prayatana, Praapatisambhava, Phalyoga, Niyatapti

8. Pick up the ‘Rupaka’ which has predominance of ‘Lok Dharmi’

(A) Echamriga
(B) Vyayoga
(C) Natika
(D) Prakarana

9. Match the colours mentioned in List – I with the Rasa-s mentioned in List – II

List – I
List – II

a. Green
i. Bhayanaka
b. White
ii. Beebhatsa
c. Black
iii. Haasya
d. Blue
iv. Srinagara

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

10. Assertion (A): The sages asked Bharat “how is it that an actor is able to present the pleasures and pains of a character in a natural way without himself having experienced the exact emotions of the character?”
Reason (R): Bharata replied that it is possible on account of Sattva or innate emotional response.


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

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