MCQs on Percussion Instruments -9

1. Which from these is not a two faced Avanaddha Vadya?
(A) Daff
(B) Dholak
(C) Mridangam
(D) Pakhawaj

2. Western name for ‘Rishabh’ of Indian music
(A) Fa
(B) Me
(C) Do
(D) Re

3. Match the following:
List – I                        List – II
(a) Tishtra Jaati            (i) 9
(b) Chatastra Jaati       (ii) 7
(c) Mishra Jaati            (iii) 4
(d) Sankerna Jaati       (iv) 3

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

4. ‘NA’ of GDIGN’ is produced on

5. d d this symbol of Western time signature depicts the fraction of
(A) 2/2
(B) 2/4
(C) 2/8
(D) None of these
Answer: (A)

6. In Brahmtal on which matra second khali is placed?
(A) 8
(B) 9
(C) 10
(D) 7

7. Where has been organizing Hariballabha Sangeet Samaroh?
(A) New Delhi
(B) Jalandhar
(C) Amritsar
(D) Kolkata

8. Real name of Pt. Gudai Maharaj
(A) Pt. Vikramaditya Mishra
(B) Pt. Samta Prasad Mishra
(C) Pt. Kamta Prasad Mishra
(D) Pt. Sudhai Maharaj

9. How many Talas are described in Sangeet Ratnakar?
(A) 100
(B) 120
(C) 130
(D) 125

10. In which year Padmabhushan has been given to Ustad Zakir Hussain?
(A) 2001
(B) 2002
(C) 2003
(D) 2004

11. How many Matras in Pashto Tal?
(A) 10
(B) 12
(C) 7
(D) 9

12. Which word is best for Tabla?
(A) Vijaysar Tree
(B) Neem Tree
(C) Mango Tree
(D) Jack Tree

13. Dhaunsa is a folk instrument. This is a kind of _________.
(A) Nakkara
(B) Pakhawaj
(C) Nal
(D) Tabla

14. Author of “Bharatiya Sangeet Vadya”?
(A) Pt. Satyanarayan Vashisht
(B) Pt. Lalmani Mishra
(C) Prof. Girish Chandra Srivastava
(D) Prof. Sudhir Kumar Varma

15. Which Tala has different varieties?
(A) Tin tal
(B) Ektal
(C) Jhaptal
(D) Rudra


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