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  • 1. 
    There are four traditional types of theatre in Japan: bunraku, noh, kyogen and kabuki. Which one of the theatre  forms involves puppets as its main feature?
    • A. 

      Noh

    • B. 

      Bunraku

    • C. 

      Kyogen

    • D. 

      Kabuki

  • 2. 
    When this great artist was once criticized for creating unrealistic art, he asked his accuser "Can you show me some realistic art?" The man showed him a photograph of his wife. The artist observed: "So your wife is two inches tall, two-dimensional, with no arms and no legs, and no colour but only shades of gray?"
Who is this artist who went through a 'Blue Period' and a 'Rose Period'?
    • A. 

      Pablo Picasso

    • B. 

      Vincent Van Gogh

    • C. 

      Claude Monet

    • D. 

      Leonardo da Vinci

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Swan Lake

    • B. 

      La Bayadere

    • C. 

      Cinderella

    • D. 

      The Sleeping Beauty

  • 4. 
    Wayang in Java/Indonesia and Karagiozis in Greece/Turkey Swan Dance belong to a form of puppetry art.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The main feature of Chinese artist Liu Bolin's work is 
camouflage. His most popular works are from his 'Hiding in the City' series where he stands in front of various places and tries to 'blend in' by painting his own body.


    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Indian classical dance has been popularized abroad by:
    • A. 

      Malaika Arora

    • B. 

      Gopi Krishna

    • C. 

      Uday Shankar

    • D. 

      Yamini Krishnamurti

  • 7. 
    Les Misérables is a sung-through musical based on the novel Les Misérables by _________ poet and novelist Victor Hugo.
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      German

    • C. 

      Greek

    • D. 

      French

  • 8. 
    Lucy in the Field with Flowers, Sunday on the Pot with George and Juggling Dog in Hula Skirt are the noted works in MOBA (The Museum of Bad Art), a Massachusetts museum. To be included in MOBA's collection, works must be original and have serious intent, but they must also have significant flaws without being boring; curators are not interested in displaying deliberate kitsch.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Where did the following musical instrument originate?
    • A. 

      Vietnam

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Cambodia

  • 10. 
    _____________is a Singaporean performance artist on social identity themes, and best known for his Yellow Man performances. Painting his own body with bright yellow poster paint, he expresses an exaggerated symbol of his ethnic identity as a citizen of Singapore. ​​​​​
    • A. 

      Lee Wen

    • B. 

      Chua Ek Kay

    • C. 

      Cheong Soo Pieng

    • D. 

      Georgette Chen