Tuesday, 21 June 2022

Music Quiz - A Quiz on Music and Musicians


Music Quiz

A Quiz on music, musicians and musical instruments


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

2. Which one of the following is 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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Monday, 6 June 2022

Literature Quiz 40: The Bad Guys Quiz

Literature Quiz 40: The Bad Guys Quiz


The Bad Guys graphic novel series centers around a gang of anthropomorphic animals known as the Bad Guys who attempt to perform good deeds to change society's perception of them as criminals, despite their efforts usually going wrong. 
Are you a Bad Guys fan? Then try this quiz.

1. Who is the author of "The Bad Guys"?
Jeff Kinney
Aaron Blabey
Adeline Foo
Dav Pilkey

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