Question 1. Gangubai Hangal, who died a few months ago, was a ___________.
(A) Sitar Player
(D) Classical Singer
Question 2. ‘Tera Tali’ is the folk dance of __________.
(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Madhya Pradesh
Question 3. ‘Karagam’ a religious folk dance is associated with __________.
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Tamil Nadu
Question 4. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
(A) Amjad Ali Khan – Pakhawaj
(B) Hari Prasad – Flute Chaurasia
(C) Alla Rakha – Tabla
(D) Vilayat Khan – Sitar
Question 5. Sri V.G. Jog is famous for which of the following instrumental music?
Question 6. Who among the following is an excellent dancer of Kathak?
(A) Raja Reddy
(B) Birju Maharaj
(C) M.S. Reddy
(D) Alla Rakha
Question 7. Identify one from the following who is not associated with the Kathak dance.
(A) Dhruvtara Joshi
(B) Lachhu Maharaj
(C) Shambhu Maharaj
Question 8. Who amongst the following is not a Kathak artist?
(A) Sitara Devi
(B) Lachhu Maharaj
(C) Kishan Maharaj
(D) Birju Maharaj
Question 9. To which State does the folk art form of Madhubani belong?
(C) West Bengal
Question 10. With reference to India’s culture and tradition, what is ‘Kalaripayattu’?
(A) It is an ancient martial art and a living tradition in some parts of South India
(B) It is an ancient form of dance drama and a living tradition in the Northern part of Malabar
(C) It is an ancient style bronze and brasswork still found in Southern part of Coromandel area
(D) It is an ancient Bhakti cult of Shaivism still prevalent in some parts of South India
Question 11. Which one of the signifies the folk culture?
(A) Cultural practices of people of modern society
(B) Cultural practices of common people
(C) Cultural practices of urban people
(D) Cultural practices of more civilized people
Question 12. Kalamkari painting refers to__________.
(A) A hand-painted decorative silk cloth in North-Western India
(B) A block-painted woollen cloth in Western Himalayan region of India
(C) A handmade drawing on bamboo handicrafts in NorthEast India
(D) A hand-painted cotton textile in South India
Question 13. Folk songs has paramount importance __________.
(A) for livelihood
(B) for preserving traditions
(C) for the development of music
(D) for entertainment
Question 14. The dance which is not classical _________.
Question 15. Which one of the following is correct?
(A) Zakir Hussain – Veena
(B) Alla Rakha Khan – Sarod
(C) Bismillah Khan – Tabla
(D) Hari Prasad Chaurasia – Flute
Question 16. Which one of the following pairs is wrong?
(A) M.S. Subbalakshmi – Flute
(B) Debu Chaudhari – Sitar
(C) Alla Rakha Khan – Tabla
(D) Bhimsen Joshi – Classical Vocal Music
Question 17. Which of the following Academy is responsible for fostering the development of dance, drama and music in India?
(A) National School of Drama
(B) Sahitya Academy
(C) Lalit Kala Academy
(D) Sangeet Academy
Question 18. Who among the following is a flute player?
(A) Shafat Ahmad
(B) Ronu Majumdar
(C) Madhup Mudgal
(D) Debu Chaudhari
Question 19. Ustad Amjad Ali Khan is a famous player of which musical instrument?
Question 20. Which of the following is not correctly matched?
(A) Amzad Ali Khan – Sarod
(B) Zakir Hussain – Harmonium
(C) Bismillah Khan – Shahnai
(D) Birju Maharaj – Kathak
Question 21. Which one of the following is the most ancient musical instrument?
Question 22. Musical instrument sitar is the combination of__________.
(A) Veena and Piano
(B) Veena and Tambura
(C) Bansuri and Sarangi
(D) Bansuri and Veena
Question 23. Which one of the following pairs of folk dance forms and States is not correctly matched?
(A) Mukna – Manipur
(B) Thali – Himachal Pradesh
(C) Jhumar – Haryana
(D) Korku – Maharashtra
Question 24. Kuchipudi dance started in__________.
(A) Tamil Nadu
(D) Andhra Pradesh
Question 25. ‘Kuchipudi’ dance is related to___________.
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Tamil Nadu