MCQs on Performing Arts - 15

1. Pick the odd one out:

The voice training is important to both theatre and dance practitioners as

(A) They can impress the audience
(B) It allows certain theatricality.
(C) Both need to speak or sing.
(D) It is one of the four modes of expression



2. Match the List – I with List – II

List – I
List – II

a. Kathakali 
i. Folk Dance
b. Garba
ii. Dance Drama
c. Rabindra Sangit 
iii. Folk Theatre
d. Jatra
iv. Musical form
                                   
Codes:

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



3. Indian Foundation for Arts is

(A) A performance theatre
(B) Multi-cultural centre
(C) Branch of ford foundation
(D) Granting body



4. Assertion (A): The Natyashastra has an entire section on Music.
Reason (R): The music was used according to the requirement of the theatre production.

Codes:

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



5. Assertion (A): King Kulasekhara Varman Cheraman Perumal wrote two plays viz. Subhadraharana and Tapatisamvarana
Reason (R): King of Tamil chera dynasty Kulasekhara varman reformed Koodiyattam.

Codes:

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



6. Identify the correct sequence of their appearance in Mahabharata:

(A) Rukmani, Pradyuman, Pratip, Ghatotkatcha
(B) Pratip, Pradyuman, Rukmani, Ghatotkatcha
(C) Pratip, Rukmani, Pradyuman, Ghatotkatcha
(D) Pradyuman, Ghatotkatcha, Pratip, Rukmani



7. It is a famous commentary on Nātyashastra

(A) Natya Lakshan Ratanakosh
(B) Natya Manjari Suarabh
(C) Abhinav Bharati
(D) Astadhyayi



8. Identify the correct sequence of the chapters of Natyashastra

(A) Puja to the Gods of stage, Origin of Drama, Description of Karan, Description of Play House
(B) Origin of Drama, Description of Play House, Puja to the Gods of Stage, Description of Karan
(C) Origin of Drama, Puja to the Gods of Stage, Description of Play House, Description of Karan
(D) Puja to the Gods of stage, Origin of Drama, Description of Play House, Description of Karan


9. Match List – I with List – II

List – I
List – II

(a) Ravana Chaaya
(i) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Wayang Kulit
(ii) Kerala
(c) Tholpava Kuthu
(iii) Odisha
(d) Burra Katha
(iv) Indonesia
         
Codes:

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


10. Pick the odd one but. The leading characteristics of post-modern dance and theatre are

(A) Form dominates over content
(B) There is break down in stage audience communication
(C) Heavy use of visual images, stylized movements and groupings.
(D) The actors or dancers are not important.



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