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The topic “Person Associated with Musical Instrument” is an important topic under Static GK and Arts & Culture. So here we prove the list of musical instruments and people associated with important MCQs.

List of Person Associated with Musical Instrument

Sl. NoPersonMusical Instrument
1.Annapurna DeviSurbahar
2.Ustad Alla Rakha KhanTabla and Pakhawaj
3.Raghunath PrasannaFlute and Shehnai
4.Imrat KhanSitar and Surbahar
5.U SrinivasMandolin
6.Pandit Jnan Prakash GhoshTabla and Harmonium
7.Ustad Enayat KhanSurbahar and Sitar
8.Brij Bhushan KabraGuitar
9.• Ustad Bismillah Khan
• Ali Ahmad Hussein
• Krishna Ram Chaudhary
Shehnai
10.• Hari Prasad Chaurasia
• Pannalal Ghosh
• T.R. Mahalingam
Flute
11.• Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma
• Pandit Ulhas Bapat [Mumbai, Maharashtra]
• Pandit Tarun Bhattacharya
• Bhajan Sopori
• Abhay Sopori
• Rahul Sharma
Santoor
12.• Zakir Hussein
• Pandit Anokhelal Mishra
• Pandit Kishan Maharaj
• Ahmed Jan Thirakwa
• Ustad Sabir Khan
• Sandeep Das
Tabla
13.• Allauddin Khan
• Amjad Ali Khan
• Ali Akbar Khan
• Buddhadev Das Gupta
• Wajahat Khan
Sarod
14.• Pandit Ravi Shankar
• Vilayat Khan
• Budhaditya Mukherjee
• Shahid Parvez Khan
• Anushka Shankar
Sitar
15.• Zia Mohiuddin Dagar
• Bahauddin Dagar
• Asad Ali Khan
• Asit Kumar Banerjee
Rudra Veena
16.• Sundaram Balachander
• Venkatesha Doraiswamy Iyengar
Veena
17.Pt. Gopal KrishanVichitra Veena
18.Pandit Vishwa Mohan BhatMohan Veena
19.• Lalgudi Jayaraman
• V.G Jog
• T.N Krishnan
• M.S. Gopalakrishnan
• L Subramaniam
• R.P Shastri
• Smt. N Rajam
Violin
20.• Thetakudi Hariharan Vinayakram
• E.M. Subramaniam
• Suresh Vaidyanathan
Ghatam
21.• Palghat Mani Iyer
• Pudukkottai Dakshinamurthy Pillai
• Umayalpuram K. Sivaraman
Mridangam
22.• Ustad Shakoor Khan
• Ustad Sultan Khan
• Ustad Sabri Khan
• Pandit Ram Narayan
• Ramesh Mishra
Sarangi

Types of Musical Instruments

Percussion InstrumentsString InstrumentsWind Instruments
DrumGuitarTrumpet
MridungamViolinPiano
TablaSitarShehnai
DholakBanjoHarp
CymbalMandolinBagpipe
BellsSaarangiHarmonica
GhatamVeenaFlute
PakhawajSurbahaarClarinet
XylophoneSarodSaxophone

Multiple Choice Questions on Person Associated with Musical Instruments

1. Which of the following is a wind instrument?
A. Sitar
B. Pakhawaj
C. Saxophone
D. Mandolin

Notes :- Saxophone is a wind instrument. Whereas Sitar and mandolin both are String Instrument and Pakhawaj is a Percussion Instrument.

2. Alla Rakha Khan is famous for which Musical Instrument?
A. Flute
B. Sarod
C. Sitar
D. Tabla

Key Points
◘ Ustad Allarakha Qureshi popularly known as Alla Rakha.
◘ He was an Indian tabla player.

◘ Born on: 29 April 1919 [Ghagwal, Jammu and Kashmir, British India]
◘ Died on: 3 February 2000 (aged 80) [Mumbai, Maharashtra]

3. Which stringed instrument has 6 strings?
A. Guitar
B. Sitar
C. Violin
D. Sarod

Note :-
Violin — 4 String
Guitar – 6 String
Sarod – 17 to 25-string
• A Sitar – 18, 19, 20, or 21 strings.

4. With which musical instrument is Zakir Hussein associated?
A. Violin
B. Sitar
C. Santoor
D. Tabla

5. Arvind Parikh is associated with which musical instrument?
A. Pakhawaj
B. Sitar
C. Violin
D. Tabla

6. Hariprasad Chaurasia is associated with which musical
instrument?
A. Tabla
B. Flute
C. Shehnai
D. Santoor

7. Ali Akbar Khan is famous for which Musical Instrument?
A. Flute
B. Veena
C. Sitar
D. Sarod

8. Amir Khusraw associated with the invention of which musical
instrument?
A. Pakhawaj
B. Sitar
C. Violin
D. Tabla

9. Which of the following musical instruments is of Indian
origin?
A. Guitar
B. Drums
C. Piano
D. Flute

10. Amjad Ali Khan is famous for which Musical Instrument?
A. Violin
B. Tabla
C. Flute
D. Sarod

11. M.S. Gopalakrishnan is associated with which Musical Instrument?
A. Sarod
B. Tabla
C. Sarangi
D. Violin

12 .Bismillah Khan is famous for which Musical Instrument?
A. Veena
B. Flute
C. Sitar
D. Shehnai

Key Points
• Original name of Bismillah Khan: Qamruddin Khan.
• Birth place: Dumraon, Bihar and Orissa province, British India
• Died on : August 21, 2006 [Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh]

• Major awards received by Bismillah Khan: Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan

13. Pandit Ravi Shankar is associated with which Musical Instrument?
A. Sitar
B. Guitar
C. Shehnai
D. Flute

Key Points
◘ Pandit ravi shankar bith name : Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury
◘ Born : 7 April 1920 [Benares, Benares State, British Raj]
◘ Died: 11 December 2012 (aged 92) [San Diego, California, US]
◘ Instruments: Sitar

◘ Major awards received by Pandit ravi shankar:
• Bharat Ratna (1999)
• Padma Vibhushan (1981)
• Padma Bhushan (1967)
• Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (1962)
• Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship (1975)
• Ramon Magsaysay Award (1992)
• Commander of the Legion of Honour of France (2000)

14. Hari Prasad Chaurasia is well known for which Musical Instrument?
A. Flute
B. Sarod
C. Tabla
D. Santoor

15. Pudukkottai Dakshinamurthy Pillai associated with which musical instruments?
A. Violin
B. Guitar
C. Mridangam
D. Santoor

Key Points
◘ Dhakshinamoorthy Pillai (1875–1936), was a leading mridangam and kanjira artist.
◘ He associated with Carnatic music.


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