MCQs on Performing Arts - 9

1. Kundhei-nach is a tradition of glove puppets prevalent in

(A) Bengal
(B) Manipur
(C) Orissa
(D) Rajasthan

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

List – I
List – II

a. Ranga Pith
i. Zonal Division
b. Mattawarini
ii. Up stage
c. Kaksyavibhag
iii. Four pillared construction
d. Rang Shirsh
iv. Down stage

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

3. Identify the correct sequence:

(A) Bhaya, Adbhuta, Hasya, Bibhatsa.
(B) Bibhatsa, Hasya, Adbhuta, Bhaya.
(C) Hasya, Adbhuta, Bibhatsa, Bhaya.
(D) Hasya, Bhaya, Bibhatsa, Adbhuta.

4. The Chitrasabha of Nataraja is in

(A) Tiruvalangadu
(B) Kuttralam
(C) Chidambaram
(D) Madurai

5. Masked play of Thailand is

(A) Wayang
(B) Khon
(C) Anyein Pwe
(D) Penchak

6. Which is not an ornament of the ankle?

(A) Nupura
(B) Angada
(C) Kinkini
(D) Kataka

7. Pindibandhas are

(A) Circular formations
(B) Linear formations
(C) Choreographic patterns
(D) Duet dancing

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

List – I
List – II

(a) Cambodia
(i) Gaisha
(b) Japan
(ii) Bharata Guru
(c) Bali
(iii) Angakorvat
(d) Thailand
(iv) Wooden masks


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

9. Which pair is not properly matched?

(A) Manipuri – Sankeertan
(B) Kummatikali – Mask
(C) Vilasini Natyam– Swapnasundari
(D) Kathak – Chaali

10. Assertion (A): Raslila of Manipur has some common aspects with Raslila of Braj.
Reason (R): Both are understood as acts of devotion and not mere entertainment.


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

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