Himachal GK MCQs (Folk Songs, Folk Dances and Folk Theatre or Drama) – 1

By | July 6, 2017

1.“Bhent” and “Bihagada” (भेंट और बिहगडा ) folk songs belong to which category?

  • Religious songs
  • Shepherd songs
  • Marriage songs
  • Milkmaid songs

2. Kamala Rani and Roshani Devi has earned name in which field?

  • Chamba Rumal
  • Painting
  • Folk Songs
  • Carpet making

3. In which district of Himachal Pradesh did the first music studio of the state known by the name “Sound of Mountains” was setup in 1986 A.D.?

  • Mandi
  • Kangra
  • Shimla
  • Hamirpur

4. What is the subject of Kinnauri folk song “Tipsi Banthani” ( टिप्सी बणठणी )?

  • Beauty of Kinnauri girl
  • Curse given by jealous goddess “Usha Devi” to beautiful Kinnauri girl
  • Welcome of newlywed couple
  • Coming of the spring season

5. The love song of “Raja-Gaddan” depicts wooing of Nokhu Gaddan by which Raja?

  • Man Singh of Jaswan
  • Shri Singh of Chamba
  • Bir Singh of Nurpur
  • Sansar Chand of Kangra

6. “Sih” folk dance is related to which area of Himachal Pradesh?

  • Kullu-Manali
  • Pangi-Bharmour
  • Nurpur-Kangra
  • Rohru-Jubbal

7. “Jhanjhar” (झांझर) is the famous dance of which district?

  • Chamba
  • Mandi
  • Kullu
  • Kangra

8. “Ujagjama” (उजगजामा )is the traditional folk dance of which district?

  • Kinnaur
  • Sirmaur
  • Kullu
  • Lahaul and Spiti

9. The “Thoda dance” of Shimla and Sirmaur hills is a:

  • Religious dance
  • Dance celebrating arrival of Monsoon
  • War dance
  • Dance paying respect to the local gods for good harvest

10. The famous “Chhohaara dance” (छोहारा  नृत्य ) of Himachal Pradesh is related to which area?

  • Bilaspur
  • Kangra
  • Una
  • Mahasu

11. The love birds “KunjooChanchalo” belonged to which district?

  • Kangra
  • Lahaul
  • Shimla
  • Chamba

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