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Quiz: Carnatic ragas Take this quiz of 13 questions below and see how well you know the ragas of Carntic music (70% is passing!). For an early advantage, sign up for our mailing list.

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1. Which raga is played by snake charmers?
naagaswaraavaLi
kurinji
punnaagavaraaLi
shenjuruTTi
none of the above

2. Jonpuri is named after a
city
shoe
king
pants
country

3. Seetaraamaiyyar sang what raga straight for 8 days?
bEgaDa
kalyaaNi
tilang
tODi
amritavarshini

4. Which of these is NOT a rasa?
bhakti
adbhuta
rowdra
shaanta
sookshma

5. What is NOT an evening raga?
hindOLam
tODi
saavEri
shanmugapriyaa
vasantaa

6. The currently used scheme of 72 Melakartas was created by
Tyaagaraaja
Muttuswaami Dikshitar
Govindaacaarya
Venkatamakhi
Saambamoorti

7. Which raga is speculated to be the earliest?
rEvati
kharaharapriyaa
shankaraabharaNam
maayamaaLava gowLa
shyaamaa

8. Who was the first to compose in the raaga cintaamaNi?
Shyaama Saastri
Swaati TirunaaL
AanDaaL
Maha Vaidyanaata Aiyyar
Paapanaasam Shivan

9. BEgaDa was a specialty of which composer?
PaTnam Subramania Aiyyar
VeeNai Kuppaiyyar
Annamaacaarya
Badraacala Raamadaas
Kanakadaasa

10. The closest Western equivalent of the raga is the
scale
mode
key
octave
melody

11. Which of the following melakartas has the most known janya ragas?
kanakaangi
calanaaTTai
shubhapantuvaraaLi
kharaharapriyaa
keeravaaNi

12. Hindustani girijaa is closest to what Carnatic raga?
bEgaDa
gowri
vasantaa
madhuvanti
yamunaa kalyaaNi

13. Which is the raga of the Vedas?
rEvati
keeravaaNi
maayamaaLava gowLa
naaTTai
kharaharapriyaa

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