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Important Regional (folk) Dances and States in India


Bihu - Assam


* Sattriya - Assam


Ottam Thullal - Kerala


* Kathakali - Kerala


Yakshagana - Karnataka


Bhangra - Punjab


Tamasha - Maharashtra


Koli - Maharashtra


Nautanki - Uttar Pradesh


Garba - Gujarat


Chau dance - Orissa ,Bihar


Cheraw (Bamboo Dance) - Mizoram

 


Kummi - Tamil Nadu

 

Bharatanatyam  -  Tamil Nadu
  

Lahoo Dance - Meghalaya


Kalbelia - Rajasthan ( UNESCO heritage list)




*Koodiyattam-kerala( UNESCO heritage list)
 
Kuchipudi - Andhra pradesh


Kottam -
Andhra pradesh


  
Important GK Questions about Dance


1. Which place did bharatanatyam originate?
Answer: Tamil Nadu


2. Which dance is associated with the personality Rukmini Devi Arundale ?
Answer: Bharatanatyam


3. Which dance is known as the "Ballet of East" ?
Answer: Manipuri


4. Which dance is based on Geethagovindam wrote by Jayadevan ?
Answer: Odissi dance


5. Which place did Kuchipudi dance originate?
Answer: kuchipudi village in Andhra Pradesh


6. Which dance is associated with the personality Siddhendra Yogi ?
Answer: Kuchipudi dance


7. Where did  the dance Kathak originate?
Answer: Uttar Pradesh


* 8. What is the total number of classical dances in India ?
Answer: 8


* 9. Which state has most number of classical dances ?
Answer: Kerala (Kathakali,Mohiniyattam)


* 10. Which dance form was originated in majuli island ?
Answer: Sattriya




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7 comments:

  1. This blog is awesome for gk.thank you.

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  2. Ballot of East is kathakali and not Manipuri

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  3. nice blog



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