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Art & Culture Previous Year QuestionsDaily GS Foundation MCQs - SthaapnaIAS Previous Year QuestionsStaapana - April 2019Sthaapana – April 2019 – Week 4

IAS Previous Year Art & Culture Questions | Lecture 06 | Indian Music

 

Q.1) The Raga which is sung early in the morning is 

(a)Todi

(b)Darbari

(c)Bhopali

(d)Bhimpalasi

Q.2) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: 

 

(a)A-4 B-1 C-3 D-2

(b)A-4 B-1 C-2 D-3

(c)A-1 B-4 C-3 D-2

(d)A-1 B-4 C-2 D-3

Q.3) Who among the following is a Hindustani classical singer? 

(a)Geeta Chandran

(b)Leela Samson

(c)Gangubhai Hangal

(d)Swapnasundari

Q.4) The brothers Umakant and Ramakant Gundecha are: 

(a)Dhrupad vocalists

(b)Kathak dancers

(c)Sarod Maestros

(d)Tabla players

Q.5) With reference to Dhrupad, one of the major traditions of India that has been kept alive for centuries , which of the following statements are correct? 

1.Dhrupad originated and developed in the Rajput kingdoms during a Mughal period

2.Dhrupad is primarily a devotional and spiritual music

3.Dhrupad Alap uses Sanskrit syllables from Mantras

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

(a)1 and 2 only

(b)2 and 3 only

(c)1, 2 and 3

(d)None of the above is correct

Q.6) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: 

    A B C D

(a)5 1 2 3

(b)4 3 1 5

(c)3 1 5 2

(d)5 4 1 3

Q.7) Who among the following is well known as an exponent of flute?  

(a)Debu Choudhary

(b)Madhup Mudgal

(c)Ronu Mazumdar

(d)Sahafaat Ahmad

Q.8) With reference to Manipuri Sankirtana, consider the following statements:  

1.It is a song and dance performance

2.Cymbals are the only musical instruments used in the performance

3.It is performed to narrate the Life and deeds of Lord Krishna

Which if the statements given above is/are correct?

(a)1, 2 and 3

(b)1 and 3 only

(c)2 and 3 only

(d)1 only

Q.9) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: 

A B C D

(a)4 2 1 3

(b)3 1 2 4

(c)4 1 2 3

(d)3 2 1 4

Q.10) A community of people called Manganiyars is well known for their   

(a) Martial arts in North- East India

(b) Musical tradition in North- West India

(c) Classical vocal music in South India

(d) Pietra dura tradition in Central India

Q.11) With reference to cultural history of India, consider the following statements:  

1.Most of the Tyagaraja Kritis are devotional songs in praise of Lord Krishna

2.Tyagaraja created several new ragas

3.Annamacharya and Tyagaraja are contemporaries

4.Annamacharya kirtanas are devotional songs in praise of Lord Venkateshwara

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a)1 and 3 only

(b)2 and 4 only

(c)1,2 and 3

(d)2, 3 and 4

Q.12) Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?  

(a)Naqqual     :    Bihar

(b)Tamasha    :    Orissa

(c)Ankia Nat  :    Assam

(d)Baha         :    Punjab

Answer: Mistake by UPSC

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