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MCQs on Music -16

1. Whose work is “Meeting by the River”?
(A) Pt. Ravi Shankar
(B) Ustad Bismillah Khan
(C) Pt. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt
(D) Ustad Amjad Ali Khan



2. ‘Ektantri’ Veena was called by which name?
(A) Ghoshak
(B) Vitantri
(C) Ghraasaktaa
(D) Alaabu Veena


3. Who has composed ‘Raagkadamb’ musical composition?
(A) Taansen
(B) Gopal Nayak
(C) Baiju
(D) Gangaram


4. Which ‘Gharana’ influenced Rabindranath the most to compose Raga based songs?
(A) Lucknow Gharana
(B) Delhi Gharana
(C) Banaras Gharana
(D) Vishnupur Gharana


5. Aamad is a technical terminology of which of the following art?
(A) Vocal
(B) Tabla
(C) Pakhawaj
(D) Dance



6. ‘Pramaan Shruti’ is placed on which Shruti?
(A) 14th
(B) 15th
(C) 16th
(D) 17th



7. Sitar has evolved from which of the following instruments?
(A) Kachchhapi Veena
(B) Ghoshwati Veena
(C) Ek Tantri Veena
(D) Tri Tantri Veena



8. Which one is the instrument without Sarika?
(A) Surbahar
(B) Sitar
(C) Vichitra Veena
(D) Sur Singaar



9. Name the percussion instrument attached to the ‘Nathdwara’ tradition
(A) Tabla
(B) Sitar
(C) Pakhawaj
(D) Dholak


10. The famous Nawagrahakritis have been composed by
(A) Swati Thirunal
(B) Tyagaraja
(C) Dikshitar
(D) M.S. Subhalaxmi



11. The 72 melakarta scheme has chakras
(A) 10
(B) 12
(C) 8
(D) 14


12. Assertion (A): Sahitya is of secondary importance in Absolute music.
Reason (R): Sacred music belongs to the sphere of Absolute music.

Codes:
(A) (A) is true (R) is false.
(B) Both (A) & (R) are true.
(C) (R) is true (A) is false.
(D) Both (A) and (R) are false.


13. Buta Sankhya is found in
(A) Shadangas
(B) 35 Tala schemes
(C) Shodashangas
(D) 72 Melakarta schemes



14. A raga in Hindustani Music similar to Karnatic Raga Subha Pantuvarali
(A) Bhairav
(B) Todi
(C) Bhairavi
(D) Khamaj


15. According to Tagore, which instrument is not appropriate for accompaniment with Rabindra Sangeet?
(A) Violin
(B) Tabla
(C) Esraj
(D) Harmonium

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