1. The status and facilities given to Dancers and Actors is given in

(A) Arthashastra
(B) Kamasutra
(C) ShukranitiSar
(D) Natya Lakshan Ratna Kosha

2. Match the following:

List – I
List – II

a. Attendance
i. Dance dress
b. Natarani
ii. Journal
c. Natyakala
iii. Theatre
d. Dawani
iv. Conference

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

3. The most important Theatrical light device is

(A) Spot light
(B) Fresnel
(C) Flood light
(D) Strobe light

4. Assertion (A): Arts and Meida – it seems they are old adversaries with a long past of a love-hate relationship.
Reason (R): They have often been considered to be in opposition to each other or as mutually exclusive.


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

5. The most extensively used dance notation system of the 20th Cent is by

(A) Jean Georges Noverre
(B) Rudolf Laban
(C) Alexander
(D) Elia Kazan

6. Identify the correct sequence:

(A) Leelavati, Angika, Draupadi, Stree
(B) Angika, Leelavati, Draupadi, Stree
(C) Leelavati, Angika, Stree, Draupadi
(D) Leelavati, Draupadi, Angika, Stree

7. The famous post-Natyasastric text which does not believe that each and every Rasa gives blissful experience.

(A) Sahitya Darpan.a
(B) Natya Darpan.a
(C) Bhav Prakasan
(D) Sangit Ratnakar

8. Match the List – I with List – II:

List – I
List – II

a. Arbhatti
i. Stylization
b. Natyadharmi
ii. Roopaka
c. Rangabhumi
iii. Vritti
d. Prakarana
iv. Empty space


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

9. Which one is not correctly matched?

(A) Dummy Horse – Tamil Nadu
(B) Naga Dance – Manipur
(C) Chakkiyar Koothu – Andhra Pradesh
(D) Mohiniyattam – Kalyanikutti Amma

10. The body attitude of a dancer/actor should indicate

(A) Psychological perspective
(B) Sociological perspective
(C) Aesthetic perspective
(D) All of the above

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