Life of Pandit Ravi shankar is full of colours, honours, achievements and glory. Modern day youth may not be knowing about the great achievement a boy who had to bear with the poverty when his father left his mother and proceeded to England. Here are 10 questions which will give every one an idea about life of Pandit Ravi Shankar , there great Sitar player and musician of our time.
Ravi Shankar Life Through 10 Questions !
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1. Question1 points
In which city was Pandit Ravi Shankar Born?Correct
Shankar was born Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury on 7 April 1920 in Varanasi to a Bengali Brahmin family.Incorrect
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Ravi Shankar had given music to many pictures . One of them was of great director , Satyajit Roy. Which movie ?Correct
He was also music director for movies like Godaan and Anuradha.Incorrect
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Pandit Ravi Shankar worked as for a governmental organisation also. Which country ?Correct
He worked as a music director for All India Radio (AIR), New Delhi, from February 1949 to January 1956.Incorrect
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Who organized the charity Concert for Bangladesh in August 1971, in which Pdt. Ravi Shankar participated?Correct
The Concert for Bangladesh (or Bangla Desh, as the country name was spelt originally) was the name for two benefit concerts organised by George Harrison and Ravi Shankar, held at 2.30 and 8 pm on Sunday, 1 August 1971, playing to a total of 40,000 people at Madison Square Garden in New York City[ source wikipedia]Incorrect
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Shankar was awarded Bharat Ratna by India in …………..Correct
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A daughter of Pandit Ravi Shankar won 8 grammy awards in one year? who is she?Correct
Norah Jones became a successful musician in the 2000s, winning eight Grammy Awards in 2003. Anoushka Shankar was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best World Music Album in 2003.Anoushka and her father were nominated for Best World Music Album at the 2013 Grammy Awards for separate albums.[ Credit Wikipedia ]Incorrect
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This great musician taught Ravi Shankar the music which he made famous all over world. Who is he?Correct
Shankar gave up his dancing career in 1938 to go to Maihar and study Indian classical music as Khan’s pupil, living with his family in the traditional gurukul system. Khan was a rigorous teacher and Shankar had training on sitar and surbahar, learned ragas and the musical styles dhrupad, dhamar, and khyal, and was taught the techniques of the instruments rudra veena, rubab, and sursingar[ credit Wikipedia]Incorrect
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Untill 1938, Ravi Shankar was a …………….Correct
At the age of ten, after spending his first decade in Varanasi, Shankar went to Paris with the dance group of his brother, choreographer Uday Shankar. By the age of 13 he had become a member of the group, accompanied its members on tour and learned to dance and play various Indian instruments[ source wikipedia ]Incorrect
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How many Grammy awards have been won by Ravi Shankar ?Correct
The Grammy has announced Pandit Ravi Shankar as a recipient of the lifetime achievement GrammyIncorrect
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Pandit Ravi Shankar was also nominated member of Rajay Sabha of India during……Correct