Saturday, 8 October 2016


Music Quiz

A Quiz on music, musicians and musical instruments


1.Who is considered as father of Carnatic music?
Shyama Shastry
Muthuswami Dikshitar
Tyagaraja
Purandara Dasa

2.Which one of the following are called the "Trinities of Carnatic Music"
Tyagaraja, Shyama Shastry and Muthuswami Dikshitar
Tyagaraja, Purandara Dasa and Muthuswami Dikshitar
Shyama Shastry, Purandara Dasa and Muthuswami Dikshitar
Shyama Shastry, Purandara Dasa and Tyagaraja

3.Name the creator of the ragas "Gauri Manjari" and "Lajwanti"
Vishnu Digambar Paluskar
Barkat Ali Khan
Prabha Atre
Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

4.Which one of the following musical instruments is NOT of Indian Origin
Flute
Sarod
Veena
Guitar

5.Who is considered to be responsible for the revival of "rudra veena"?
Zia Mohiuddin Dagar
Ustad Ali Akbar Khan
Abdul Karim Khan
Mian Ghulam Nabi Shori

6.Who is the first Indian musician to receive the Ramon Magsaysay award
Bhimsen Joshi
M. S. Subbulakshmi
Latha Mangeshkar
Ustad Bismilla Khan

7.Which one of the following is NOT a recipient of Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award?
M.s Subbalakshmi
Ravi Shankar
Lata Mangeshkar
Ustad Ali Akbar Khan

8.Name the musical instrument that is associated with Lord Shiva
Dhad
Dholak
Damaru
Mizhavu

9.Name the Wind Instrument originated in the state of Tamil Nadu & quite similar to the north Indian Shehnai
Sundari
Nadaswaram
Bansuri
Surbahar

10.With which one of the following will you associate Ustad Bismilla Khan?
Sarod
Bansuri
Shehnai
Flute





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