Cinema Music Arts 1

1Amjad Ali Khan is associated with which of the following musical instruments?
(A) Tabla
(B) Sarod
(C) Violin
(D) Sitar
2The first feature film (talkie) produced in India was?
A) Hatimtai
B) Alamm Ara
C) Pundalik
D) Raja Harishchandra
3Which poet has the distinction of penning the national anthems of two countries?
A) Kazi Nazrul Islam
B) Rabinder Nath Tagore
C) Dr. Mohd. Iqbal
D) Mohd. Ali Jinnah
4On whose novel has Satyajit Ray's classic "Pather Panchali" been based?
A) Bimal Mitra
B) Tarashankar Bandhopadhyay
C) Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay
D) Ravindranath Tagore
5Akhlaq Khan Shahryar, who won the Jnanpith Award for 2008, wrote poetry in which Language?
A) Urdu
B) Telugu
C)  Kashmiri
D) Marathi
6Director of Famouns Indian Movie "Lagaan" which has got oscar nomination?
A) Anil Sharma
B) J P Dutta
C) Ashutosh Gowariker
D) Madhur Bhandarkar
7Who was the Music Director of Apu triliogy; Directed by Satyajit Ray?
A) Ustad Bismillah Khan
B) Pandit Ravi Shankar
C) S D Burman
D) Allauddin Khan
8Who is known as the Father of English poetry?
A) William Wordsworth
B) William Blake
C) Geoffrey Chaucer
D) John Milton
9Which was the first fully indigenous silent feature film by Budhiraj Govind Phalke which hit the screens on May 3, 1913.
A) Satyavan Savitri
B) Raja Harishchandra
C) Pundalik
D) Nala-Damayanti
10Which one of the following is the most ancient musical instrument?
A) Sitar
B) Tabla
C) Sarod
D) Veena
11Who among the following music composers was deaf?
A) Beethovan LV
B) Bach JS
C) Richard Strauss
D) Johannes Brahms
12Who is considered the father of Sahatara (Sitar)?
A) MianTansen
B) Baiju Bawara
C) Amir Khusro
D) Bade Ghulam AH Khan
13Who composed the famous song -SARE JAHAN SE ACHHA, HINDUSTAN HAMARA-?
A) Mirza Ghalib
B) Mohd. Iqbal
C) Naqsh Layalpuri
D) Shakeel Badayuni
14Which Satyajit Ray film has been included in the list of 50 greatest film of all time based on the voting conducted by the British Film Institute?
A) Agantuk
B) Sakha Prashakha
C) Gupi Gayen Bagha Bayen
D) Pather Panchali
15India-s Kerala based poet Jeet Thayil has been shortlisted for the 2012 Man Booker Prize in Fiction category for which novel?
A) Bring up the Bodies
B) Swimming Home
C) Narcopolis
D) The Garden of Evening Mists
16Which Movie has been shortlisted as India-s official entry to the Oscars for 2012?
A) Paan Singh Tomar
B) Barfi!
C) Kahaani
D) None of These
17Which Legendary Bollywood actor was awarded with Bollywood-s highest honour in Indian Cinema Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2012 in April 2013?
A) Sammi Kapoor
B) Rajesh Khanna
C) Amitabh Bachchan
D) Pran Krishan Sikand
18Who was selected for the prestigious Jnanpith award in April 2013?
A) Pratibha Ray
B) Ravuri Bharadwaja
C) Ravuri Bharadhwaja
D) Sri Lal Sukla
19Who won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction announced in April 2013?
A) Adam Johnson
B) Nathan Englander
C) Eowyn Ivey
D) None of These
20Who was awarded Dada Saheb Phalke Ratna Award in April 2008
A)  Devanand
B)  Amitabh Bachhan
C)  Ramanand Sagar
D)  B.R. Chopra

Check below for Answers.........
1Ans) Sarod
2Ans) Alamm Ara
3Ans) Rabinder Nath Tagore
4Ans) Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay
5Ans) Urdu
6Ans) Ashutosh Gowariker
7Ans) Pandit Ravi Shankar
8Ans) Geoffrey Chaucer
9Ans) Raja Harishchandra
10Ans) Veena
11Ans) Beethovan LV
12Ans) Amir Khusro
13Ans) Mohd. Iqbal
14Ans) Pather Panchali
15Ans) Narcopolis
16Ans) Barfi!
17Ans) Pran Krishan Sikand
18Ans) Ravuri Bharadwaja
19Ans) Adam Johnson
20Ans) B.R. Chopra