Free GK Ebook – Dance Forms of India

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The list of all the major Dance Forms of India is given in this Free E-book on Dance Forms of India.

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Dance State Description
Bharatnatyam Tamil Nadu It is a delightful combination of four elements i.e. expression, music, beats, and dance. The accompanying music in Bharatnatyam is classical Carnatic. The costumes are similar to Indian sarees with vibrant colours and made of Kanchipuram silk and Banaras silk.
Kathak Uttar Pradesh The word Kathak is originated from the word Katha which means storytelling. Traditionally this dance was more religious in nature, typically narrating the stories of Radha and Krishna. The dancers dance to the rhythm of table or pakhawaj
Kathakali Kerala Kathakali means story play; hence the stories of Ramayana and Mahabharata act as a source for a lot of performances. This form of dance is known for its heavy, intense makeup and costumes.


Sample Questions –

Q1. Mohiniattam is the Classical Dance form associated with?

(a) Karnataka

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Telangana

(d) Kerala

Answer: Option D – Kerala


Q2. ‘Baul’ is a folk dance associated with the State of –

(a) West Bengal

(b) Mizoram

(c) Meghalaya

(d) Assam

Answer: Option A – West Bengal

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