Ravi Shankar Trivia Quiz: An Indian Composer

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Ravi Shankar Trivia Quiz: An Indian Composer

Ravi Shankar was born in 1920 in British India. He was a sitarist and composer from India. A master of the sitar, he influenced many artists in India and around the world and rose to become the most well-known performer of North Indian classical music in the mid-20th century. Shankar received the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian accolade, in 1999. In 1938, he left up dancing to pursue sitar lessons with royal musician Allauddin Khan. So, Lets play the quiz based on Ravi Shankar.

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Where was Ravi Shankar born?

  • Kolkata

  • Chennai

  • Benares

  • Gangtok

Where was the Concert for Bangladesh held in 1971 featuring Ravi Shankar and other musicians?

  • Times Square, New York

  • Carnegie Hall, New York

  • Madison Square Garden, New York

  • Apollo Theater, New York

When did Ravi Shankar die?

  • December 8, 2009

  • December 9, 2010

  • December 10, 2011

  • December 11, 2012

Who is the Profession of Ravi Shankar?

  • Musician

  • Author

  • Writer

  • Author

How many children does Ivana Ravi Shankar?

  • Two

  • Three

  • One

  • Four

What is the name of the film for which Ravi Shankar was nominated for an Academy Award for 'Best Music Score'?

  • Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

  • Gandhi

  • Tootsie

  • ET: the Extra-Terrestrial

The tabla player who accompanied Pandit Ravi Shankar most often was?

  • AllaRakha

  • Zakir Hussain

  • Chatur Lal

  • Bickram Ghosh

What is the height of Ravi Shankar ?

  • 5 Feet , 11 Inches (Approx)

  • 4 Feet, 8 Inches (Approx)

  • 5 Feet, 4 Inches (Approx)

  • 6 Feet ,9 Inches (Approx)

When did Ravi Shankar meet violinist Yehudi Menuhin?

  • In 1952

  • In 1958

  • In 1969

  • In 1967

Ravi Shankar was famous for what kind of music?

  • Jazz

  • Pop

  • Classical

  • Rock

Under which independent record label does the Ravi Shankar Foundation release the iconic sitar maestro's work?

  • East Meets West Music

  • Outcaste Records

  • Blue Note Records

  • Navras Records Limited

What is the cause of death of Ravi Shankar?

  • Natural causes

  • Heart Failure

  • Accident

  • Stroke

In 1946, what Hindi film won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival for which Ravi Shankar composed the music?

  • DhartiKe Lal

  • Neech Nagar

  • Andaz

  • Aurat

When was Ravi Shankar born?

  • April 7, 1920

  • April 8, 1920

  • April 9, 1920

  • April 10, 1920

What is the religion of Ravi Shankar ?

  • Catholic

  • Christianity

  • Hinduism

  • Jewish

What is the name of Ravi Shankar 's father?

  • Shakti Prasad

  • Manjunath Rao

  • Krishna Kumar Singh

  • Shyam Shankar Chowdary

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