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World Music Day Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

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World music day that also known as Fete de la Music in French, is a music festival, which began in France in 1982. French Minister of Culture Jack Lang proposed the idea in 1981. Some theories say that American musician Joel Cohen in France, in 1976, and since then the entire world celebrates World Music Day on June 21. Now it has become a worldwide phenomenon celebrated on the same day in more than 700 cities in 120 across the world. The day is celebrated to promote peace and spread goodwill through music, this day peoples perform for free outside their house, neighborhood, in parks, museums, train stations, castles, etc. This helps in making all sorts of music accessible to the public. It gives an opportunity to commune and shares a special bond through music. The goal of Make Music Day is to provide thousands of free concerts throughout the day. Public areas are brimming with live music and participatory music-making opportunities.

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1. The first country in which the first world music day was held?

93346 Germany
93347 France
93348 Paris
93349 Italy

2. Which year is known as the European Year of the Music?

93350 1981
93351 1985
93352 1987
93353 1972

3. European Party of Music charter was signed in which country?

93354 Russia
93355 Ecuador
93356 Mexico
93357 Budapest

4. Sandeep Das is associated with which instrument?

93358 Tabla
93359 Sitar
93360 Guitar
93361 Violin

5. Girija Devi is associated with which genre of classical music?

93362 Tappa
93363 Thumri
93364 Khayal
93365 Dhrupad

6. Which of the following is a wind instrument?

93366 Mridangam
93367 Pakhawaj
93368 Shehnai
93369 Sitar

7. What kind of instrument is named after Padma Bhushan Vishwa Mohan Bhatt?

93370 Sitar
93371 Veena
93372 Flute
93373 Mrudanga

8. World-famous raga Miya ki Malhar is created by ...

93374 Bhimsen Joshi
93375 Meera Bai
93376 Tansen
93377 Amir Khusro

9. Which of them is the oldest form of composition of Hindustani vocal music?

93378 Dhrupad
93379 Thumri
93380 Ghazal
93381 Qawwali

10. Hariprasad Chaurasia is associated with which musical instrument?

93382 Santoor
93383 Shehnai
93384 Flute
93385 Tabla

11. Which of the following is the lowest range of music notes?

93386 Bass
93387 Treable
93388 Soprano
93389 Alto

12. Which of the following is known as the parrot of India?

93390 Mirza Ghalib
93391 Tansen
93392 Sarojini Naidu
93393 Amir Khusro
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