GK Quiz on Regional Dances of India

India is famous for various festivals and almost every day there is a celebration. To make celebration more joy full we perform dance. Each state has its own dance form and costumes. This article deals with regional dances of India in the form of Questions and Answers.
Created On: Dec 12, 2018 09:59 IST
Modified On: Dec 12, 2018 17:51 IST
GK Quiz on Regional Dances of India
GK Quiz on Regional Dances of India

India has diversity in Unity. It is a land of various traditions and cultures. Indian folk and tribal dances are the product of social and economic set up. India is also famous for festivals and celebrations which almost took place every day and dances are the mark of celebrations which enhances its culture and joy. As we all know folk dance, regional dance are performed for every occasions and each and every state has its own dance form. Indian folk dances are full of energy and vitality. Some regional dances are performed by both men and women while in some men or women perform dance separately. Also, they have specific costume. In this article we are discussing various regional dances of India in the form of MCQs.

1. Name the popular folk song of Uttar Pradesh?

A. Maang

B. Kajri

C. Baul

D. Boli

Ans. B

2. Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?

A. Kuchipudi – Madhya Pradesh

B. Kathakali – Kerala

C. Bharatnatyam – Andhra Pradesh

D. Kathak – Tamil Nadu

Ans. B

3. In which State of India Luddi dance is performed?

A. Haryana

B. Rajasthan

C. West-Bengal

D. Madhya Pradesh

Ans. A

4. Name the dance which was revived by Vallathol?

A. Odissi

B. Kathakali

C. Manipuri

D. Bharatnatyam

Ans. B

5. Ankia Nat is a dance form of:

A. Andhra Pradesh

B. Bihar

C. Assam

D. Jammu and Kashmir

Ans. C

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6. Name a folk dance with social themes. It has two main traditions – Hathras tradition and Kanpur tradition?

A. Jatra

B. Nautanki

C. Faguna

D. Bihu

Ans. B

7. Which among the following is not like others?

A. Kathakali

B. Odissi

C. Karnataki

D. Bharatanatyam

Ans. C

8. Which among the following is a folk dance of India?

A. Manipuri

B. Bihu

C. Kathakali

D. Bharatanatyam

Ans. B

9. Who had popularized the Indian classical dance abroad?

A. Kelucharan Mohapatra

B. Rukmani Devi

C. Gopi Krishna

D. Uday Shankar

Ans. D

10. Rouf is a dance of which State of India?

A. Gujarat

B. Jammu and Kashmir

C. Maharashtra

D. Tamil Nadu

Ans. B

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