MCQs on Hindustani Sangeeth -4

1. Concept of ‘Rag-ragini’ classification according to ‘Hanumat Mat’ is
(A) 6 Ragas – 36 Raginies
(B) 6 Ragas – 25 Raginies
(C) 6 Ragas – 30 Raginies
(D) 5 Ragas – 36 Raginies

2. How many ‘thats’ are given for ‘Rag-vargikaran’, according to Pt. Vyankatmakhi?
(A) 105
(B) 72
(C) 32
(D) 12

3. ‘Adhvadarshakswara’ ‘madhyam’ is important because it indicates
(A) ‘Rasabhav of Raga’
(B) ‘Swar-Samvad of Raga’
(C) ‘Samay Vibhajan of Raga’
(D) Classification of Raga

4. Which of the Karnatak music composers are known as Trinity?
(A) Vyankatmakhi, Lochan, Shriniwas
(B) Tyagraja, MuttuswamiDikshitar, Shyamashastri
(C) Tyagraja, Shyamashastri, Vyankatmakhi
(D) Shriniwas, Tyagraj, Ramamatya

5. ‘Udgata’ is the main singer of which of the following musical form?
(A) Sadra
(B) Salagsuda
(C) Samveda
(D) Seena-ba-seena

6. What is the meaning of Tenak in “Prabandha”?
(A) Mangal Dhwani
(B) Garud Dhwani
(C) Hansa Dhwani
(D) Nirmal Dhwani

7. Where is the birthplace of Amir Khushro?
(A) Delhi
(B) Lucknow
(C) Patiala
(D) Lahore

8. Name the artist who plays North Indian &South Indian music with the same ease.
(A) Pt. Gajananrao Joshi
(B) Puttur Devdas Joshi
(C) T.N. Krishnan
(D) M.S. Gopalkrishnan

9. Raga sung in the evening time is
(A) Ahir Bhairav
(B) Marubihag
(C) Shudda Sarang
(D) None of these

10. Sitar string of ‘Chikari’ is tuned in which note?
(A) Tar Sa
(B) Madhya Sa
(C) Mandra Sa
(D) None of these

11. Number of frets in the sitar of Mushtaque Ali Khan.
(A) 24
(B) 23
(C) 17
(D) 21

12. Which does not belong to Maihar Gharana?
(A) Ustad Sujat Khan
(B) Ustad Aliakbar Khan
(C) Pt. Ravi Sankar
(D) Pt. Nikhil Bannerjee

13. ‘Sangeet Darpan’ book is written in which year?
(A) 1625
(B) 1626
(C) 1627
(D) 1628

14. Author of ‘Sangeet-Raga Kalpdrum’ is
(A) Mohammad Raja
(B) Savai Pratapsingh
(C) Krishnan and Vyas
(D) None of these

15. Who created Raga Parmeshwari?
(A) Pt. Ravishankar
(B) Pt. Nikhil Bannerjee
(C) Pt. Balram Pathak
(D) Vidushi Sharan Rani Mathur



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