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Music Questions and Answers for Competitive Exams | Indian Music Quiz Set 25

Questions
1 The title ‘Tanraj’ was conferred upon :
1 Sadarang
2 Masit Khan
3 Jadubhatta
4 Ahmed Khan

Answer: Jadubhatta
2 Which forms are consisting of meaningless words ?

(a) Tarana

(b) Tillana

(c) Ela

(d) Besara

1 (a) & (b)
2 (b) & (c)
3 (a) & (d)
4 (b) & (d)

Answer: (a) & (b)
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3 Which is the name of Vedic chanda ?
1 Tivra
2 Chitra
3 Tristup
4 Dhira

Answer: Tristup
4 Choose the correct code :

Assertion (A) : Embellishments enhance aesthetic appeal in a musical form.

Reason (R): All types of embellishments can be used in every musical forms.

Codes :
1 (A) and (R) both are correct.
2 (A) and (R) both are wrong.
3 (A) is correct but (R) is wrong.
4 (A) is wrong but (R) is correct.

Answer: (A) is correct but (R) is wrong.
5 Who first used the term ‘Swayambhu Swara’ in his text ?
1 Somnath
2 Ramamatya
3 Ahobal
4 Kashyap

Answer: Ramamatya
6 The instrument which is played solo without accompaning vocal or dance is called :
1 Shushka Vadya
2 Anugata Vadya
3 Ogha Vadya
4 Gitanuga Vadya

Answer: Shushka Vadya
7 Who propagated ‘Dandamatrik’ notation system ?
1 Krishnadhan Bandopadhya
2 Kshetramohan Goswami
3 Paluskar
4 Jyotirindranath Thakur

Answer: Kshetramohan Goswami
8 The Shruti on which a swara is placed is known as
1 Anhar-Shruti
2 Swara-Shruti
3 Adhar-Shruti
4 Shruti-Jati

Answer: Adhar-Shruti
9 ‘Silsila’ is an Arabic word which meant –
1 Succession
2 Mixture of Rasa
3 Expression
4 Emphasis

Answer: Succession
10 Which of the following song deals with ‘Viyog-Shringar’ ‘rasa’ ?
1 Jhula
2 Barahmasa
3 Nagpanchmi
4 Peepli

Answer: Barahmasa
11 Choose the correct code :

LAssertion (A) : Maand is the folk tune of Rajasthan.

Reason (R): Many Ragas in classical music have originated from folk music.

Codes :
1 (A) and (R) both are correct
2 (A) and (R) both are wrong
3 (A) is correct but (R) is wrong
4 (A) is wrong but (R) is correct

Answer: (A) and (R) both are correct
12 ‘Raga Darpan’ written by Faqirullah is a translation of
1 Nagmate Asfi
2 Mankutuhal
3 Ma-ari-Funna Gamat
4 Sahasras

Answer: Mankutuhal
13 Murakka-e-Delhi written by
1 Mohammad Iqbal
2 Mohammad Karam Imam
3 Dargah-Kuli Khan
4 Khwaza Hasan Nizami

Answer: Dargah-Kuli Khan
14 Great Dancer Bindadin Maharaj was also famous for
1 Dhrupad
2 Khayal
3 Thumri
4 Tappa

Answer: Thumri
15 Pandit Dilip Chandra Vedi was a disciple of
1 Bhaskar Bua Bakhle, Faiaz Khan and Alladiya Khan
2 Rajab Ali Khan, Bade Gulam Ali Khan and Enayat Hussain Khan
3 Kalhan Khan, Aman Ali Khan and Kale Khan
4 Haidar Khan, Khadim Hussain Khan & Rahamat Khan

Answer: Bhaskar Bua Bakhle, Faiaz Khan and Alladiya Khan

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