CULTURE FOR UPSC PRELIMS 2020 , TEST-05

Q 1 . Which of the following statements is/are
incorrect regarding Indian Music?
1. The Hindustani and the Carnatic music has distinct boundary over Indian region states without any overlap.
2. The Rig-veda, the Yajur veda and Natya Shastra of Bharata are important landmark in the history of Indian music.
3. Hindustani and Carnatic music are pure form of Indian music system.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) All

Q 2 . Match the following:
Type of Instrument :       Example
1. String Instrument       I.Dhol
2. Wind Instrument        II. Nadaswaram
3. Mouth Blown               III. Harmonium
Instrument
4. Percussion                  IV. Sarangi Instrument
Codes:
(a) 1-I, 2-II, 3-III, 4-IV
(b) 1-IV, 2-II, 3-III, 4-I
(c) 1-IV, 2-III, 3-II, 4-I
(d) 1-II, 2-III, 3-IV, 4-I

Q 3 . Match the following:
Folk Theatres    State
1. Bhand Pathar I. Maharashtra
2. Nautanki II. Jammu and Kashmir
3. Machh III. Uttar Pradesh
4. Tamasha IV. Madhya Pradesh
Codes:
(a) 1-I, 2-II, 3-III, 4-IV
(b) 1-IV, 2-II, 3-III, 4-I
(c) 1-IV, 2-III, 3-II, 4-I
(d) 1-II, 2-III, 3-IV, 4-I

Q 4 . Which of the following statements correctly
defines the difference between Hindustani and Carnatic Music?
1. Hindustani music does not give that much emphasis to the vocalist as is found in Carnatic music.
2. Hindustani Music uses tabla, sitar and santoor whereas Carnatic music uses veena and mridangam.
3. Hindustani music has foreign influence whereas Carnatic music is completely indigenous.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) Only 1
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 2
(d) All

Q 5 . Which of the following musical instruments
are classified as Awanadhha Wadya?
1. Dhol
2. Pakhawaj
3. Chipli
4. Jal Tarang
Codes:
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 3 and 4
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 2 and 4

Q 6 . Which of the following is/are percussion musical instruments ?
1. Nagara
2. Dhol
3. Sarangi
4. Mridangam
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
(a) 1, 2 and 3 only
(b) 3 and 4 only
(c) 1, 2 and 4 only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Q 7 . How do you distinguish between Hindustani and Carnatic music?
1. Carnatic Music has scope for improvisation whereas Hindustani music cannot be improvised.
2. Carnatic Music has a convention of time and season but Hindustani music has no such convention.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q 8 . Natyashastra which is a technical treatise on music, dance and drama refers to
(a) Gandharvaveda
(b) Dhanurveda
(c) Yajurveda
(d) Shastrashastra

Q 9 . With reference to the Hindustani Classical music consider the following statement
1. The finest form of anibaddha sangeet is the alap
2. Drut and Vilambit are the two varieties of Dhrupad
3. Pallavi, Anupallavi and Charnam form the three most important aspects of Hindustani music.
Which of the statements given above is/are true?
(a) 2 and 3 only
(b) 1 only
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Q 10 . With reference to different musical instruments prevalent in India, consider the following statements:
1. Ghana Vadyas are strings instruments.
2. Taal Vadyas are used for tuning purpose.
3. Bansuri is an example of Sushira Vadya.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 3 only
(c) 1 and 2 only
(d) 2 and 3 only