MCQs on Performing Arts - 13

1. Which couple is from epic literature?

(A) Malavika and Agnimitra
(B) Shakuntala and Dushyanta
(C) Malati and Madhava
(D) Vasantasena and Charudatta

2. Match the following:

List – I
List – II

a. Akhyan
i. Telugu
b. Krittivas
ii. Gujarati
c. MadhavKandali
iii. Bengali
d. Ranganath 
iv. Assamese

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

3. The distinctive style of English, Comedy of Humours was popularized by

(A) William Congreve
(B) John Dryden
(C) Ben Johnson
(D) John Arden

4. Assertion (A): There is no difference between Nātak and Prakarana
Reason (R): Both are considered to be Rupaka by Bharata.


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

5. Select the correct sequence of the following items of Purvaranga:

(A) Avatarana, Ārambha, Āshrāvanā, Pratyāhāra
(B) Ārambha, Avatarana , Pratyāhāra Āshrāvanā,
(C) Pratyāhāra, Avatarana, Ārambha, Āshrāvanā
(D) Āshrāvanā, Ārambha, Avatarana, Pratyāhāra

6. One kind of Rupaka which is a monologue in one act

(A) Ihāmrga
(B) Vyāyoga
(C) Bhāna
(D) Vithi

7. Select the correct sequence of appearance of the following characters:

(A) Jatayu, Marich, Shravan, Shurpanakha
(B) Shravan, Marich, Jatayu, Shurpanakha
(C) Marich, Shravan, Shurpanakha, Jatayu
(D) Shravan, Shurpanakha, Marich, Jatayu

8. Put in the correct sequence of appearance:

(A) Dasharatha, Kaikeyi, Valmiki, Manthara
(B) Valmiki, Dasharatha, Manthara, Kaikeyi
(C) Valmiki, Dasharatha, Kaikeyi, Manthara
(D) Valmiki, Kaikeyi, Dashratha, Manthara

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

List – I
List – II

(a) Broadway
(i) Mumbai
(b) NCPA
(ii) New Delhi
(c) Opera
(iii) New York
(d) Siri Fort Theatre
(iv) Paris


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

10. Who is identified as intangible cultural heritage by UNESCO?

(A) Chandralekha
(B) Yakshagana
(C) Mani Madhav Chakiyar
(D) Pt. Birju Maharaj

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