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Arts of Kerala Quiz


Arts of Kerala Quiz

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#1. Who is regarded as the father of Yakshagana?

#2. The name of which art form literally means "orchestra of five instruments"?

Panchavadyam literally meaning an orchestra of five instruments, is basically a temple art form that has evolved in Kerala. Of the five instruments, four — timila, maddalam, ilathalam and idakka — belong to the percussion category, while the fifth, kombu, is a wind instrument.

#3. Ammannur Madhava Chakyar is related to

#4. Which place is known as the birth place of Ottan Thullal?

#5. Who designed the current form of dressing in Mohiniyattam?

#6. Oppana is a dance form performed by the women of ____________ community.

#7. The district in Kerala where "Yakshagana" is popular

#8. Which district in Kerala is known as "Land of Theyyams"?

Theyyam is a popular ritual form of dance worship in Kerala and Karnataka. It is performed predominantly in the Kolathunadu area (consisting of present-day Kasargod, Kannur Districts, Mananthavady Taluk of Wayanad and Vadakara and Koyilandy Taluks of Kozhikode) and in Karnataka in South Canara and Kodagu.

#9. Which district is known as "The Cultural Capital of Kerala"?

#10. Which among the following dance forms is a primitive form of Kathakali?

#11. An ancient Indian round dance of the St.Thomas Christians community based in Kerala state.

#12. The birth place of Chavittu Natakam is

#13. Which of the following is a dance form evolved in Kerala under the patronage of the Christian Church?

Chavittu Natakam, a popular Christian art form in Kerala, originated during 17th century. Chavittu Natakam is a blend of music, dance, acting, dialogue delivery, and rhythm and its pet themes are Christ, saints and the history of kings. []

#14. Who is the exponent of "Ottan Thullal"?

#15. The term "vichithi" is associated with which art form of Kerala?

The costume of mohiniyattam is called “vichithi”.


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