1. Pick the odd one out

(A) Moscow Art Theatre – Russia
(B) Poor Theatre – Poland
(C) Royal court Theatre – Germany
(D) International Theatre Institute – Paris

2. Give the correct sequence of the performances of the plays by Habib Tanveer :

(A) Agra Bazzar, Charandas Chor, Ponga Pandit, Basantrutuka Sapna, Hirma Ki Amar Kahani.
(B) Charandas Chor, Agra Bazzar, Hirma Ki Amar Kahani, Basantrutu KaS apna, Ponga Pandit.
(C) Basantrutuka Sapna, Hirma Ki Amar Kahani, Ponga Pandit, Charandas Chor, Agra Bazzar.
(D) Ponga Pandit, Agra Bazzar, Charandas Chor, Hirma Ki Amar Kahani, Basantrutuka Sapna.

3. Match the List – I with List – II:

List – I
List – II

a. Charandas Chor
i. Ratan Thiyam
b. Nana Fadnavis
ii. Indira Parthasarathy
c. King of Dark Chamber
iii. Mohan Agashe
d. Aurangzeb
iv. Deepak Tiwari


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

4. Pick the odd one out :

(A) King Oedipus
(B) Antigone
(C) Electra
(D) Trojan Women

5. Write in correct order:

(A) Perspective Drawing, Elevation Plan, Ground Plan, Model
(B) Elevation Plan, Perspective Drawing, Ground Plan, Model
(C) Ground Plan, Elevation Plan, Perspective Drawing, Model
(D) Model, Ground Plan, Perspective Drawing, Elevation Plan

6. Which one of the pairs is not correctly matched?

(A) Anton Artaud – Theatre of cruelty
(B) Gordon Craig – Symbolism
(C) Adolph Appia – Acting method
(D) Bertolt Brecht – Alienation

7. The right angle of the stage lighting for proper viewing should be

(A) 30° – 40°
(B) 70° – 80°
(C) 90° – 100°
(D) 45° – 60°

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

List – I
List – II

(a) Yuan Dynasty
(i) Japan
(b) Bugaku
(ii) India
(c) Revolving stage
(iii) China
(d) Ranga Shirsa
(iv) Kabuki


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

9. Assertion (A): There is an alternative tradition of Modern Indian Theatre inspired by western concepts and practices.
Reason (R): We have two dominant directorial styles: The Theatre of E. Alkazi which is predominantly western and modernist and that of B. V. Karanth a kind of Neo-Folk Theatre.


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

10. She is the only director who writes and directs OPERAS in Punjabi and Urdu.

(A) Amal Allana
(B) Sheela Bhatia
(C) Neelam Mansingh Chowdhury
(D) Anuradha Kapoor

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