MCQs on Performing Arts - 2

1. The world celebrates Theatre Day as announce by UNESCO on

(A) 14th November
(B) 27th March
(C) 23rd March
(D) 31st October

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

List – I
List – II

a. Martial art
i. Lavani
b. Theatre Building
ii. Bhungal
c. Style of Song
iii. Kalarippaya u
d. Copper Wind Instrument
iv. Kuttampalam


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

3. International Theatre Institute (ITI) is set up by

(A) U.S.A.
(B) U.S.S.R.

4. The acting manual of Kutiyattam is known as

(A) Hastalakshan Kosha
(B) Kramadepika
(C) Gosthi
(D) Hasta-Deepika

5. Give the correct sequence on the basis of their play wrights:

(A) Shakuntalam, Urubhangam, Mrichhakatikam, Uttar Rāmcharitam.
(B) Mrichhakatikam, Uttar Rāmcharitam, Urubhangam, Shakuntalam.
(C) Urubhangam, Shakuntalam, Mrichhakatikam, Uttar Rāmcharitam.
(D) Uttar Rāmcharitam, Mrichhakatikam, Shakuntalam, Urubhangam.

6. Identify the correct sequence as per their Geographical origin:

(A) Chakyar Koothu, Krishnanattam, Ramanattam, Kathakali
(B) Ramanattam, Krishnanattam, Chakyar Koothu, Kathakali
(C) Chakyar Koothu, Ramanattam, Krishnanattam, Kathakali
(D) Chakyar Koothu, Kathakali, Krishnanattam, Ramanattam

7. Pick the odd one out in respect of the colours used in Krishnanattam.

(A) Pazhuppu
(B) Kazhuppu
(C) Minukku
(D) Paccha

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

List – I
List – II

(a) Avimaraka
(i) Rajshekhar
(b) Bāl Rāmāya 
(ii) Murāri
(c) Mahaveer Charit   
(iii) Bhāsa
(d) Anargh Raghav
(iv) Bhavbhuti

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

9. ‘Ascharya Chudamani’ – a famous Ramayana play in Sanskrit is written by

(A) Jaydev
(B) Kulsekhar
(C) Murari
(D) Shaktibhadra

10. Assertion (A): Most of India’s rural theatre forms were created by Hindus for Hindus.
Reason (R): Bhand Jashna the rural theatre form of Kashmir is an exception to it.


(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.

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