MCQs on Music -7

1. Which of the following instrument is used by ‘Bhopas’ of Rajasthan while reciting ‘Lok Katha’ of ‘Pabuji’?
(A) Rabab
(B) Tasha
(C) Khanjri
(D) Ravan hatta

2. ‘Langas’ and ‘Manganiars’ are the folk singer of which of the following states?
(A) Jammu & Kashmir
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Tamilnadu

3. The number of Srutijaties mentioned in Sangita Ratnakara
(A) 5
(B) 7
(C) 15
(D) 10

4. The Sapta talas give rise to 35 talas on account of
(A) Jati bhedam
(B) Graha bhedam
(C) Gati bhedam
(D) Sruti bhedam

5. Who wrote Grantha ‘Kalanidhi’?
(A) Abhinav Gupt
(B) Kallinath
(C) Vidyaranya
(D) Sri Kanth

6. Who is the author of “Music of India”?
(A) S.M. Tagore
(B) Captain Williard
(C) William Jones
(D) D.R. Widdes

7. Which one of the following statement is correct?
(A) Music has the quality of nonverbal communication.
(B) The society disagrees with the psychotherapeutic value of Music.
(C) Creative self-expression cannot be expressed through music.
(D) Music is the main cause of the ailments related to nervous system.

8. Which one of the following statement is correct?
(A) Choirs are composed only for the purpose of Marching Songs.
(B) ‘Rasa Nishpatti’ is not expected from choir singing.
(C) Choir singing generates the feeling of responsibility, cooperation, self-control and attentiveness.
(D) Participants of choir, gradually deteriorate their voice quality.

9. Which of the following ‘rasa’ is derived from ‘Sandhiprakash ragas’ having ‘Re Dha Komal’ according to Pt. Bhatkhande?
(A) Hasya Rasa
(B) Raudra Rasa
(C) Vibhatsa Rasa
(D) Shanta and Karuna Rasa

10. The folk song of Rajasthan – “Kesariya Balam Aao Ni Padharo Mhare Desh”, is sung by which of the following artist?
(A) Allah Jilai Bai
(B) Manjari Kelkar
(C) Bhasker Bua
(D) M.S. Laxmi

11. Which Sarangi Player was awarded by Padmbhushan?
(A) Pt. Ramnarain
(B) Mehboob Khan
(C) Ustad Sultan Khan
(D) None of these

12. Which of the following term is used as a synonym of ‘swara’ in Samveda?
(A) Niyam
(B) Aharya
(C) Sam
(D) Yam

13. Seven notes of ‘Sam swara saptak’ were known as
(A) Pratham, Dvitiya, Tritiya, Chaturtha, Mandra, Tar, Swarita
(B) Krushta, Pratham, Dvitiya, Tritiya, Chaturtha, Mandra, Atiswarya
(C) Krushta, Pratham, Dvitiya, Tritiya, Chaturtha, Mandra, Atitar
(D) Pratham, Dvitiya, Tritiya, Chaturtha, Pancham, Dhaiwat, Nishad

14. How many ‘Kakus’ are mentioned in the ‘Prakirnadhyaya’ of Sangeet Ratnakar?
(A) 10
(B) 8
(C) 6
(D) 4

15. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:
List-I                           List-II
(a) Tatta vadya            (1) Shehnai
(b) Avnadya vadya     (2) Manjeera
(c) Sushir vadya          (3) Sarod
(d) Ghan vadya           (4) Mridangam

       (a) (b) (c) (d)
(A) (1) (3) (4) (2)
(B) (2) (1) (3) (4)
(C) (1) (3) (2) (4)
(D) (3) (4) (1) (2)



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