Phulmani's India | Short Question

Phulmani's India

Short Question on Phulmani's India | Class Five | .......................................................................

1. Who is Phulmani?

Ans.> Phulmani is a Santhal girl.

2. Where is Phulmani's house located?

Ans.> Her house is in a village.

3. Phulmani is a girl belonging to which community?

Ans.> Santhal.

4. Where is Phulmani's house located?

Ans.> In a village.

5. What is depicted on the walls both inside and outside Phulmani's house?

Ans.> Beautiful pictures.

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6. What does Phulmani love to do on the mud walls?

Ans.> Paint.

7. What age are the rock paintings of Bhimbetka estimated to be?

Ans.> More than twenty thousand years old.

8. Which type of painting is found in the Ajanta caves?

Ans.> Fresco.

9. Approximately how long ago did Indian artists paint the caves of Ajanta and Ellora?

Ans.> Almost two thousand years ago.

10. What is a popular art form among various communities of India according to Phulmani's teacher?

Ans.> Folk dance.

11. What dance form is popular among Punjabis?

Ans.> Bhangra dance.

12. What is the folk theatre called in Bengal?

Ans.> Jatra.

13. What classical dance form is from North India?

Ans.> Kathak.

14. Name one classical dance form from South India.

Ans.> Bharatnatyam, Mohiniattyam, Kuchipuri, or Kathakali.

15. What kind of music did Emperor Akbar enjoy listening to?

Ans.> Songs of Tansen.

16. Name one of the classical music styles mentioned in the text.

Ans.> Hindustani or Carnatic.

17. What is one of the seven wonders of the world mentioned in the story?

Ans.> The Taj Mahal.

18. What types of paintings are found in Bhimbetka?

Ans.> Rock paintings.

19. What are the three religions depicted together in the sculptures of Ellora?

Ans.> Hinduism, Buddhism, and Jainism.

20. Which dance form involves performers wearing masks and jumping in the air?

Ans.> Chhau dance.

21. What is the folk theatre called in Maharashtra?

Ans.> Tamasha.

22. Name one of the classical dance forms from Eastern India.

Ans.> Manipuri or Odissi.

23. What type of music did Emperor Akbar patronize in his court?

Ans.> Classical music.

24. What is the monument built by Emperor Akbar that Phulmani wishes to see?

Ans.> Buland Darwaza.

25. What kind of instruments does Phulmani believe she can sing in harmony with?

Ans.> Sitar, tabla, sarengi, drum, etc.

26. What does Phulmani hope to do someday regarding her travel?

Ans.> Travel all over India and see all the fascinating monuments.

27. Which dance form involves dramatics as an essential part of its tradition?

Ans.> Indian classical dance.

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