MCQs on Music -10

1. Name the author of “Universal History of Music”
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Raja Sorindramohan Tagore
(C) Sir William Jones
(D) Narayan Menon

2. The bandishes which contain the title name of “Mohamedsa Rangeele” are written by
(A) Adarang
(B) Manrang
(C) Sadarang
(D) Subrang

3. In Bharat era the orchestra was known as
(A) Karan
(B) Kutap
(C) Pushkar
(D) Kukubha

4. Assertion (A): Tihai is very important in the field of Tabla playing.
Reason (R): Because most of the compositions end with Tihaies.
(A) (A) is correct (R) is wrong.
(B) (A) is wrong (R) is correct.
(C) (A) is correct (R) is correct.
(D) (A) is wrong (R) is wrong.

5. Group Kriti ‘Navaretna Malika’ is composed by
(A) Thyagaraja
(B) Muthuswami Dikshitar
(C) Syamasastri
(D) Vinakuppier

6. Name of the 61st Mela in the scheme of 72 Melakart as
(A) Nitimati
(B) Chitrambari
(C) Kantamani
(D) Dhavalambari

7. Which treatise is known as the fifth Veda?
(A) Brihaddesi
(B) Sangita Retnakara
(C) Chaturdendiprakasika
(D) Natyasastra

8. The Sruti name ‘Kumudvati’ is in the Sruti nomenclature of
(A) Narada
(B) Sarangadeva
(C) Bhavabhatta
(D) Somnath

9. Author of ‘Radha Govind Sangeet Saar
(A) Sawai Madhav Rao
(B) Sawai Pratap Singh
(C) Raja Tuljaji
(D) Raja Mansingh

10. Who is not a singer from the following?
(A) Ustad Ameer Khan
(B) Ustad Alladia Khan
(C) Haddu Khan
(D) Ustad Habibuddin Khan

11. Match the following:
(a) Sawagun                (i) 11/4
(b) Paungun                 (ii) 5/4
(c) Sawadogun            (iii) 9/4
(d) Paune teen gun      (iv) 3/4

        (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (ii) (iv) (iii) (i)
(B) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii)
(C) (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
(D) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)

12. Name the Gharana which Pt. Bhimsen Joshi represented
(A) Patiyala
(B) Agra
(C) Jaipur
(D) Kirana

13. Who has categorized the classification of Raga as ‘Mitra, Soochak and Dooti’ under RaagVargikaran?
(A) SangeetMakrand by Narad
(B) RaagSagar by Narad
(C) RaagNirupanam by Narad
(D) NaradiyaShiksha by Narad

14. The Shwetambar Jain Music author of Indian music, who had received the honour of ‘Vachanacharya’?
(A) Someshwar
(B) Sharangdeva
(C) Sudhakalash
(D) Parshwadeva

15. Who has explained the section of Ragas as ‘Deshya, Shuddha Salag and Chhaila’?
(A) Sangeet Darpan
(B) Sangeet Makrand
(C) Sangeet Sudha
(D) Sangeet opanishatsaroddhar



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