MCQs on Performing Arts - 4

1. Chavittu Natakam is a form of theatre which is centred around

(A) Muslim subject matter
(B) Christian subject matter
(C) Jain subject matter
(D) Hindu subject matter

2. Match the following:

List – I
List – II

a. Mallika Sarabhai
i. Chhau
b. Gopal Dubey
ii. Peter Brook
c. Yamunabai Waikar
iii. Odissi
d. Minati Mishra
iv. Lavni

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

3. Assertion (A): Pratyahar is one part of Purvaranga.
Reason (R): Instruments are put in a proper place in Pratyahar.


(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.

4. The Dance and Drama Institution which has been proved a turning point in the history of performing arts in modern period


5. Select the correct sequence from the following as per Natyashastra

(A) Rasa, Tandava Lakshana, Nandi, Nayaka Bheda
(B) Tandav Lakshana, Rasa, Nandi, Nayaka Bheda
(C) Nandi, Tandav Lakshana, Rasa, Nayaka Bheda
(D) Nandi, Rasa, Nayaka Bheda, Tandava Lakshana

6. The “Nandi” of Natyashastra can be called

(A) “Avanu” of Bhavai
(B) Preliminary of a Play
(C) Purvaranga of Dance
(D) All of above

7. Put in the correct sequence of time

(A) Madhavi, Vasavadutta, Malavika, Vasantasena
(B) Vasavadutta, Madhavi, Vasantasena, Malavika,
(C) Vasantasena, Vasavadutta, Madhavi, Malavika
(D) Vasavadutta, Madhavi, Malavika, Vasantasena

8. Identify the correct sequence:

(A) Bhatta Lolata, Shankuka, Abhinavagupta, Bhatta Nayaka
(B) Bhatta Lolata, Bhatta Nayaka, Shankuka, Abhinavagupta
(C) Bhatta Lolata, Shankuka, Bhatta Nayaka, Abhinavagupta
(D) Abhinavagupta, Bhatta Nayaka, Bhatta Lolata, Shankuka

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

List – I
List – II

(a) Bidesia
(i) Punjab
(b) Maach
(ii) Bihar
(c) Nakal
(iii) Goa/Konkana
(d) Dashāvatar
(iv) Madhya Pradesh


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

10. The ‘Bharatlila’ of Orissa stresses episodes concerning

(A) Rama and Bharata
(B) Arjuna and Subhadra
(C) Bharata and Kaikeyi
(D) Dashrath and Kaushalya

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