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CBSE Class-12 Exam 2020 : Question Paper (Hindustani Music Vocal)

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CBSE Class-12 Exam 2020 : Question Paper (Hindustani Music Vocal)

  • Subject :-Hindustani Music Vocal
  • Class : XII
  • Year : 2020


1. Select the correct answer. 1x6=6

(i) How many chapters are there in Sangeet Ratnakar ? 1
(A) Seven
(B) Five
(C) Four
(D) Nine

(ii) The Raga of Audav-Audav Jati is 1
(A) Bhairav
(B) Shuddha Sarang
(C) Bageshri
(D) Malkauns

(iii) The birth year of Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan is 1
(A) 1902
(B) 1904
(C) 1907
(D) 1910

(iv) ‘Tali’ of Jhaptal falls on beats 1
(A) 1, 5, 13
(B) 1, 3, 8
(C) 1, 6, 11
(D) 4, 6, 9

(v) The Swaras of Raga Malkauns are 1
(A) Sa Ga Ma Dha Ni Sa
(B) Sa Ga Ma Dha Ni Sa
(C) Sa Ga Ma Dha Ni Sa
(D) Sa Ga Ma Dha Ni Sa

(vi) Shruti distribution of Shadja Gram is 1
(A) 4-3-2-4-3-2-4
(B) 4-3-4-2-4-3-2
(C) 4-3-2-4-4-3-2
(D) 2-3-4-2-4-3-2


2. Give a brief description of Dashvidha Raga Vargikaran or Mela Raga Vargikaran. 6
Explain the relevance of Time theory of Ragas in Hindustani Music. Give a short description of it. 6


3. Throw light on the life sketch and the contribution of Ustad Abdul Karim Khan towards Indian music. 6
Write a detailed description of Sangeet Parijat. 6


4. Write a detailed note on Dhamar Tala along with its Theka and Tigun. 6
Throw light on various parts of Tanpura. 6


5. Write a Drut Khyal with notation in any evening Raga prescribed in your syllabus. 6
Recognize the following Raga and elaborate it by writing two Alaps and two Taans : 6

Ga Ma Dha Ni Sa or Re Ma Pa Ni Sa


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