MCQs on Performing Arts - 16

1. The episode which does not belong to Krishnanattam

(A) Avatāram
(B) Bāl lila
(C) Kaliyamardanam
(D) Rasakrida

2. Pick the odd one out

(A) Bharat Ranga Mahotsav- Theatre
(B) The other festival – Contemporary Dance
(C) Savai Gandharva festival – Music
(D) Uday Shankar Festival – Dance

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

List – I
List – II

a. Dhrupad
i. Thangta
b. Mask
ii. Pakhawaja
c. Puppet
iii. Chhau
d. Sword-shield
iv. Andhra Pradesh


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

4. The Puppet Theatre of SEA is known as

(A) Bunaraku
(B) Wayang
(C) Dalang
(D) Kabuki

5. Identify the correct sequence:

(A) Natya Shastra, Greek Theatre, Ballet, Modern dance
(B) Greek Theatre, Natya Shastra, Ballet, Modern dance
(C) Natya Shastra, Ballet, Greek Theatre, Modern dance
(D) Natya Shastra, Greek Theatre, Modern dance, Ballet

6. Silappadikaram explains the

(A) 10 Rupakas
(B) 9 Rasas
(C) 8 Nayikas
(D) 11 Kuttus

7. The spirit dance of Burma is called

(A) Nat Pue
(B) Yokthe Pue
(C) Wayang Kulit
(D) Lakon

8. Assertion (A): Ballet is similar to present day dance-drama.
Reason (R): Both have dance technique, a story line, musical score and stage performance.

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

9. Match the following:

List – I
List – II

(a) Faithful nayaka 
(i) Dharma-vira
(b) Righteous nayaka
(ii) Dhiroddhata
(c) Arrogantnayaka
(iii) Shatha
(d) Shameless nayaka
(iv) Anukula

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

10. Which pair is not properly matched?

(A) Sutra – Mana
(B) Shalabhanjika – Vrikshikha
(C) Surasundari – Gandharva
(D) Lokeswara – Buddha

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