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Question 1: It was the first radio countdown show of Indian film songs,[1] and has been quoted as being the most popular radio program in ________ during its run.
IndiaIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementResearch and Analysis WingLok Sabha

Question 2: The popularity was gauged on the basis of record sales, record store owners verdicts and that "shrota-sanghs"(________ for listeners clubs).
Hindustani languageSanskritHindiPunjabi language

Question 3: It greatly increased the popularity of Radio Ceylon, making it the primary source of popular film music on radio for the ________.
AsiaAfricaIndian subcontinentSouth Asia

Question 4: [2] It was the most popular radio program before ________ took over in India.
Satellite televisionShaw DirectCable televisionViasat

Question 5: Binaca Geetmala was a hugely popular weekly radio countdown show of top filmi songs from Indian cinema listened to by millions of Hindi music lovers, that was broadcast on ________ from 1952 to 1994.
Radio CeylonVernon CoreaSri LankaSri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation

Question 6: The list was compiled initially on the basis of a combination of sales of records in India and listener votes to ________.
Radio CeylonSri Lanka Broadcasting CorporationSri LankaBollywood

Question 7: The show was hosted during its entire run by Ameen Sayani, and was very popular in ________, with estimated listenership ranging from 900,000 to 2,000,000.
Research and Analysis WingIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementLok SabhaIndia

Question 8: Later, the program started ranking the most popular ________ film songs.
SanskritPunjabi languageHindustani languageHindi

Question 9: The following is a detailed annual listing of the year-end chart toppers of the ________ radio show Binaca Geetmala:
Radio CeylonBollywoodSri Lanka Broadcasting CorporationSri Lanka


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