Indian Culture General Studies MCQs

Q.  Which of the following statements is/are correct about the Odissi dance form?
1: Odissi dance includes both Tandava and Lasya elements.
2: It symbolises the element of air
Select the correct option from codes given below:


a. 1 Only
b. 2 Only
c. Both 1 & 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2


ANSWER: See Answer
 
First statement is correct. Odissi dance which is the typical classical form of Orissa has its origin in the temples of Orissa. The rhythm and mudras used in Odissi dance have a peculiar blending Odissi dance that includes both Tandava and Lasya elements. Second statement is incorrect because Odissi dance style symbolises the element of water and not air.
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