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General knowledge questions and answers on Dances of India

Gk quiz on Dances of India

1. With which musical instrument was Ustad Mustaq Ali Khan associated?
A. Sitar B. Clapsticks
C. Sarod D. Dholak
2. Chakirar Koothu is one of the most impressive dance forms of?
A. Andhra Pradesh B. Kerala
C. Madhya Pradesh D. Rajasthan
3. The Sangeet Natak Akademi fosters the development of dance, drama and music in the country. When was it established?
A. 1956 B. 1943
C. 1953 D. 1941
4. Hari Prasad Chaurasia is a renowned Player of?
A. Flute B. Shehnai
C. Tabla D. Violin
5. The Lalit Kala Akademi was established by the Government of India to promote understanding of Indian Art. When was it established?
A. 1932 B. 1951
C. 1963 D. 1954
6. Chakri, Hikat, Rauf, Damali, Dandinach, Kuddances are folk dances in which state?
A. Goa B. Jammu kashmir
C. Bihar D. Asom
7. Panna Lal Ghosh plays which of the following musical instruments?
A. Shehnai B. Flute
C. Tabla D. None
8. Vilayat Khan was associated with?
A. Sitara B. Violin
C. Santoor D. Flute
9. Samantha Fox is associated with?
A. Pop Music B. Sports
C. Social Service D. Politics
10. Nandalal Bose is known mostly for his?
A. Music B. Painting
C. Dance D. None of these
11. 'Madhubani', a style of folk paintings, is popular in which states in India?
A. Goa B. Rajasthan
C. Andhra Pradesh D. Bihar
12. Thillana is a format of?
A. Bhartanatyam B. kathakali
C. Manipuri D. Odissi
13. Most ancient musical instrument among the following is?
A. Veena B. Sitar
C. Violin D. Sarod
14. People from which state celebrate their harvest festival around Makar Sankranti?
A. Gujarath B. Tamil Nadu
C. Kerala D. Karnataka
15. Which of the following musical instruments is also referred to as 'earth body'?
A. Sitara B. Mridangam
C. Dholak D. None
16. Which of the following states is Nautanki, a folk dance?
A. Madhya Pradesh B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Goa D. Arunachal Pradesh
17. Kathak is a classical dance of?
A. North India B. Rajasthan
C. West Bengal D. None of these
18. Shanta Rao, Bharati Shivaji, Vaijaintimala, Kanak Rele were the famous dancers in the field of?
A. Kathak B. Odissi
C. Mohiniattam D. Kuchipudi
19. 'Dandia' is a popular dance of?
A. Gujarat B. Kerala
C. punjab D. Tamil Nadu
20. Rajasthani and Pahari schools were famous for?
A. Sports B. Painting
C. Dancing D. None of these