UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-1

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    Which of the following pairs is incorrectly matched?
    Traditional Puppets     Region

     Tholu Bommalata   Andhra Pradesh

     Putui Naeh         Bengal

     Togalu Gombeyatta Kerala

     Yampuri           Bihar

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [a] Tholu Bommalata is Andhra Pradesh's shadow puppet. These are large size jointed waist, shoulder, elbow and knees. The puppet plays are drawn from Ramayana, Mahabharata and Puranas. PutuI Nach is a rod puppet form of West Bengal. The puppets are dressed like the Jatra characters (a theatre form of Bengals). The technique of manipulation are highly theatrical and music has close similarly with Jatra theatre. Togalu Gombeyatta is the shadow puppet of Karnataka. These puppets are mostly small in size, however different characters are assigned different size, large size for kings and Gods and small size fore servants and common people. Yampuri is the traditional rod puppet of Bihar. These puppets are made up of wood, these puppets are in one piece and have no joints.

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