MCQs on Music -12

1. Which ‘Tala’ has same no. of matra as ‘Trital’ has?
(A) Naba Pancha
(B) Ektal
(C) Ada Choutal
(D) Madhyaman

2. ‘Naba Tal’ has the divisional structure of which one of the following?
(A) 2 | 2 | 2 | 3
(B) 3 | 2 | 2 | 2
(C) 3 | 3 | 3
(D) 2 | 3 | 2 | 2

3. How many ‘Talas are used to compose the total songs of the ‘Geetanjali’?
(A) 10
(B) 12
(C) 14
(D) 15

4. In which treatise, there are four kinds of ‘Audav-Shadav-Purna-Apurna’?
(A) Sangitopanishatsaroddhar
(B) Dattilam
(C) Raag Tatwa Vibodh
(D) Nagmat-E-Aasafi

5. Which author has classified alankaras under title of seven alankaras for musicians especially?
(A) Damodar
(B) Pt. Ahobal
(C) Bharat
(D) Kohal

6. Who is the founder of ‘Nayak- Nayika-Bhed’ in musial treatises?
(A) Bharat
(B) Dattil
(C) Narad
(D) Lochan

7. Who has classified the Ragas as ‘Uttam-Madhyam-Adham’?
(A) Bharat
(B) Matang
(C) Ramamatya
(D) Narad

8. “Yoyam Dhwanivishashastu Swarvarnvibhushitah RanjakoJanchittanam Sa Raga
Kathito Budhaih” – this is the statement of
(A) Damodar Pandit
(B) Matang
(C) Sharangdev
(D) Bharat

9. Match the following:
(a) Bharat Ratn           (i) Vishwamohan Bhatt
(b) Padmabhushan      (ii) Samta Prasad
(c) Padmavibhushan    (iii) Bheemsen Joshi
(d) Grammy                (iv) Jasraj

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

10. How many ‘Alankaar’ are described in ‘Sangeet-Ratnaakar’?
(A) 63
(B) 64
(C) 62
(D) 66

11. The Sulaadis of Purandara Dasa can be traced to Matangas
(A) Alankaras
(B) Grama Ragas
(C) Jatis
(D) Murchanas

12. The forerunner of Veena is
(A) Ravanastram
(B) Dundubhi
(C) Yazh
(D) Bheri

13. Musical Stone Pillar is found in
(A) Brindavan
(B) Suchindram
(C) Mamallapuram
(D) Tirupati

14. A Hindustani Raga similar to Dasha Saveri
(A) Durga
(B) Vibhas
(C) Bhupali
(D) None of the above

15. Which is not a Pancha Dasha Gamakas?
(A) Sphurita
(B) Vali
(C) Tribhinna
(D) Murchana



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