Pakistan Arts, music, and dance MCQs

Question: Which classical dance form is native to Pakistan?
a) Kathak
b) Bharatanatyam
c) Odissi
d) Kathakali
Answer: a) Kathak

Question: What is the traditional percussion instrument commonly used in Pakistani music?
a) Tabla
b) Sitar
c) Harmonium
d) Sarangi
Answer: a) Tabla

Question: Which traditional Pakistani musical instrument is similar to a small guitar?
a) Sitar
b) Sarangi
c) Rubab
d) Harmonium
Answer: c) Rubab

Question: Which famous Pakistani musician is known for his qawwali performances?
a) Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
b) Atif Aslam
c) Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
d) Ali Zafar
Answer: a) Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Question: What is the traditional art of fabric printing called in Pakistan?
a) Batik
b) Madhubani
c) Phulkari
d) Rangoli
Answer: a) Batik

Question: Which Pakistani musical instrument is a type of flute made from bamboo?
a) Sitar
b) Shehnai
c) Been
d) Bansuri
Answer: d) Bansuri

Question: What is the traditional percussion instrument commonly used in Pakistani folk music?
a) Tabla
b) Dhol
c) Harmonium
d) Sarangi
Answer: b) Dhol

Question: Which traditional Pakistani musical genre features call-and-response singing?
a) Qawwali
b) Ghazal
c) Sufi music
d) Classical music
Answer: a) Qawwali

Question: Which Pakistani musical instrument is similar to a mandolin?
a) Sarangi
b) Sitar
c) Rubab
d) Harmonium
Answer: c) Rubab

Question: Which traditional Pakistani dance form involves fast-paced movements and is performed by men?
a) Kathak
b) Bharatanatyam
c) Bhangra
d) Odissi
Answer: c) Bhangra

Question: What is the traditional headgear worn by men in rural areas of Pakistan?
a) Turban
b) Topi
c) Pagri
d) Fez
Answer: b) Topi

Question: Which famous Pakistani singer is known for his Sufi music renditions?
a) Atif Aslam
b) Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
c) Ali Zafar
d) Abida Parveen
Answer: b) Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Question: Which traditional Pakistani dance form is associated with the Balochi culture?
a) Kathak
b) Bhangra
c) Attan
d) Garba
Answer: c) Attan

Question: What is the traditional headscarf worn by women in Pakistan?
a) Hijab
b) Dupatta
c) Shawl
d) Chunri
Answer: b) Dupatta

Question: Which famous Pakistani singer is known as the “King of Ghazal”?
a) Mehdi Hassan
b) Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
c) Ghulam Ali
d) Abida Parveen
Answer: a) Mehdi Hassan

Question: Which traditional Pakistani dance form involves balancing pots on the head and hands?
a) Kathak
b) Bharatanatyam
c) Kalbelia
d) Sammi
Answer: d) Sammi

Question: What is the traditional Pakistani percussion instrument used in Sufi music?
a) Tabla
b) Dhol
c) Harmonium
d) Daf
Answer: d) Daf

Question: Which Pakistani city is known for its centuries-old bazaars and narrow streets?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Multan
Answer: c) Lahore

Question: What is the traditional musical instrument played by snake charmers in Pakistan?
a) Sitar
b) Shehnai
c) Been
d) Flute
Answer: c) Been

Question: Which traditional Pakistani dance form is performed by women in colorful attire?
a) Kathak
b) Bhangra
c) Kathakali
d) Odissi
Answer: a) Kathak

Question: Which traditional Pakistani musical instrument is often associated with classical music?
a) Rubab
b) Sitar
c) Harmonium
d) Sarangi
Answer: a) Rubab

Question: What is the traditional percussion instrument commonly used in Pakistani folk music?
a) Tabla
b) Dholak
c) Harmonium
d) Sarangi
Answer: b) Dholak

Question: Which Pakistani city is known for its vibrant truck art?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Multan
Answer: c) Lahore

Question: What is the traditional art of hand-painted truck decoration called in Pakistan?
a) Truck Art
b) Rangoli
c) Madhubani
d) Phulkari
Answer: a) Truck Art

Question: Which traditional Pakistani dance form involves intricate hand movements and footwork?
a) Kathak
b) Bhangra
c) Odissi
d) Kathakali
Answer: a) Kathak

Question: Which traditional Pakistani musical instrument is similar to a violin?
a) Sitar
b) Sarangi
c) Rubab
d) Harmonium
Answer: b) Sarangi

Question: What is the traditional art of fabric printing called in Pakistan?
a) Batik
b) Madhubani
c) Phulkari
d) Rangoli
Answer: a) Batik

Question: Which traditional Pakistani dance form involves spinning movements and is performed by men?
a) Kathak
b) Bhangra
c) Attan
d) Odissi
Answer: c) Attan

Question: Which Pakistani city is famous for its traditional handicrafts such as pottery and textiles?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Multan
Answer: d) Multan

Question: What is the traditional headgear worn by men in rural areas of Pakistan?
a) Turban
b) Topi
c) Pagri
d) Fez
Answer: b) Topi
Question: Which traditional Pakistani musical instrument is known for its resonance and is played with a bow?
a) Sitar
b) Sarangi
c) Rubab
d) Harmonium
Answer: b) Sarangi

Question: What is the traditional percussion instrument commonly used in Pakistani Sufi music gatherings?
a) Tabla
b) Dhol
c) Harmonium
d) Daf
Answer: d) Daf

Question: Which famous Pakistani singer is known for his classical music renditions?
a) Atif Aslam
b) Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
c) Ali Zafar
d) Ghulam Ali
Answer: d) Ghulam Ali

Question: What is the traditional dance form performed during weddings and celebrations in Punjab?
a) Kathak
b) Bhangra
c) Attan
d) Garba
Answer: b) Bhangra

Question: Which traditional Pakistani dance form involves storytelling through facial expressions and gestures?
a) Kathak
b) Bharatanatyam
c) Odissi
d) Kathakali
Answer: d) Kathakali

Question: What is the traditional percussion instrument commonly used in Pakistani folk music from Punjab?
a) Tabla
b) Dhol
c) Harmonium
d) Sarangi
Answer: b) Dhol

Question: Which Pakistani city is known for its rich tradition of classical music and poetry?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Multan
Answer: c) Lahore

Question: What is the traditional headscarf worn by women in Pakistan?
a) Hijab
b) Dupatta
c) Shawl
d) Chunri
Answer: b) Dupatta

Question: Which traditional Pakistani dance form is performed by women in a circle formation?
a) Kathak
b) Bhangra
c) Kathakali
d) Odissi
Answer: c) Kathakali

Question: Which famous Pakistani singer is known for her ghazal renditions?
a) Atif Aslam
b) Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
c) Abida Parveen
d) Ali Zafar
Answer: c) Abida Parveen

Question: What is the traditional headgear worn by men in Pakistan?
a) Turban
b) Topi
c) Pagri
d) Fez
Answer: b) Topi

Question: Which traditional Pakistani dance form involves fast-paced movements and is performed by men?
a) Kathak
b) Bharatanatyam
c) Bhangra
d) Odissi
Answer: c) Bhangra

Question: What is the traditional musical instrument played by snake charmers in Pakistan?
a) Sitar
b) Shehnai
c) Been
d) Flute
Answer: c) Been

Question: Which traditional Pakistani dance form is associated with the Balochi culture?
a) Kathak
b) Bhangra
c) Attan
d) Garba
Answer: c) Attan

Question: What is the traditional percussion instrument commonly used in Pakistani folk music?
a) Tabla
b) Dholak
c) Harmonium
d) Sarangi
Answer: b) Dholak

Question: Which Pakistani city is known for its centuries-old bazaars and narrow streets?
a) Islamabad
b) Karachi
c) Lahore
d) Multan
Answer: c) Lahore

Question: What is the traditional musical instrument played during wedding processions in Pakistan?
a) Sitar
b) Sarangi
c) Shehnai
d) Harmonium
Answer: c) Shehnai

Question: Which traditional Pakistani dance form involves balancing pots on the head and hands?
a) Kathak
b) Bharatanatyam
c) Kalbelia
d) Sammi
Answer: d) Sammi

Question: Which famous Pakistani singer is known for his Sufi music renditions?
a) Atif Aslam
b) Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
c) Ali Zafar
d) Abida Parveen
Answer: b) Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Question: What is the traditional musical instrument played by street performers in Pakistan?
a) Sitar
b) Harmonium
c) Dholak
d) Been
Answer: d) Been