Tansen MCQ

Tansen MCQ/Objective Questions Chapter 5 A Pact With The Sun

Tansen was great:

  • a. Magician
  • b. Poet
  • c. Pianist
  • d. Musician
Answer

Who was the father of Tansen?

  • a. Akbar
  • b. Birbal
  • c. Mukandan Mishra
  • d. Swami Haridas
Answer
  • c. Mukandan Mishra

Where did he took birth?

  • a. Delhi
  • b. Agra
  • c. Behat, Gwalior
  • d. Vikramshila
Answer
  • c. Behat village, Gwalior ( it is a village around 50km from Gwalior)

Who was Swami Haridas?

  • a. Famous poet
  • b. Renowned singer
  • c. Actor
  • d. Musician
Answer
  • b. Renowned singer

Why Swami Haridas told Tansen’s father that Tansen is a naughty boy, but he is talented?

  • a. Tansen played guitar well
  • b. He Mimicked the roar of tiger perfectly
  • c. He sung well
  • d. He helped Ravidas finding the way out of the jungle
Answer
  • b. He Mimicked the roar of tiger perfectly

How many years did Tansen live with Sawmi Hardidas?

  • a. 3 yesrs
  • b. 5 Years
  • c. 8 years
  • d. 11 yers
Answer
  • d. 11 yers
Explanation
Tansen lived 11 years with Swami Haridas, learned music and became an expert in singing

What was the last wish of Tansen’s father from Tansen?

  • a. Tansen should go to Emperor Akabr
  • b. Meet Mohammad Gous
  • c. Visit the court of Rani Mrignaini
  • d. Talk with Birbal
Answer
  • b. Meet Mohammad Gous
Explanation
Mohammad Gous was a holy man of Gwalior. Mukandan Mishra was devoted to him. His dying wish was that¬† Tansen goes to Mohammed Gous. While living in Gwalior with Gous, he visited court of Rani Mrignaini and married one of their court singer ‘Hussaini’

What was the name of his wife?

  • a. Hussaini
  • b. Mrignaini
  • c. Sitara
  • d. Chanda
Answer
  • a. Hussaini
Explanation
While living in Gwalior with Gous, he visited court of Rani Mrignaini and married one of their court singer ‘Hussaini’

When Tansen joined EMperor Akbar’s court?

  • a. 2020
  • b. 1556
  • c. 1857
  • d. 1948
Answer
  • b. 1556
Explanation
Tansen sang for Akbar sometimes. Akbar was very impressed by Tansen. He invited Tansen to join his court. It happened in 1556

Which raga jealous courtiers requested from Tansen to sing?

  • a. Bhairvi
  • b. Megh
  • c. Deepak
  • d. Darbari
Answer
  • c. Deepak
Explanation
Other courtiers was jeoulous of Tansen. They kne that Raag Deepak creates a high temperature and turn the singer into ashes.

Who went to Akbar to ask Akbar test Tansen’s music?

  • a. Birbal
  • b. Tansen’s daughter Saraswat
  • c. Shaukat Miyan
  • d. Rupvati
Answer
  • c. Shaukat Miyan

Who gave the idea to sing Megh raag along with Deepak?

  • a. Tansen’s wife
  • b. Tansen’s daughter Saraswati
  • c. Tansen’s daughter’s fried Rupwati
  • d. Tansen himself
Answer
  • d. Tansen himself

What happened when Tansen started singing Raag Deepak?

  • a. River water started boiling
  • b. Bird became like lifeless
  • c. Leaves on the trees dried
  • d. All of the above
Answer
  • d. All of the above
Tansen MCQ/Objective Questions Chapter 5 A Pact With The Sun

When Saraswati started singing Raag Megh along with her friend Rupawati?

  • a. When river water started boiling
  • b. When birds became like lifeless
  • c. When leaves on the trees dried
  • d. When lamp started glowing
Answer
  • d. When lamp started glowing

Tansen remained the court singer till:

  • a. 1557
  • b. 1857
  • c. 1585
  • d. 1948
Answer
  • c. 1585
Explanation
Tansen remained Akbar’s court singer til he died. He died in 1585.

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