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Question 1: From the period of Adikavi Pampa, who proclaimed his wish to be reborn as a little bee in the land of Kannada, Kannada poetry has come a long way to Kuvempu and ________.
V. K. GokakKarnatakaD. R. BendreU. R. Ananthamurthy

Question 2: Kumaravyasa's epic retelling of the ________ is recited in homes even today.
MahabharataBhagavad GitaKurukshetra WarKrishna

Question 3: This indeed was the ________ of Kannada poetry which was dormant for quite a few centuries in the face of British occupation of India.

Question 4: The first well known Kannada poet was Adikavi Pampa who wrote in an archaic style of kannada called ________ (literally "Old Kannada").
Kannada languageKarnatakaHalegannadaKannada literature

Question 5: The earliest extant poetry in tripadi meter are the ________ records of 700 C.E.
Kannada languageKannada literatureKappe ArabhattaChalukya dynasty

Question 6: Karnataka is the land that gave birth to seven Jnanapeeth award winners, the highest honour bestowed for ________.
MagadhaIndian mathematicsIndian literatureIndian nationalism

Question 7: The ________ or saints, around 15th century, sang the glory of God through poems.
Indo-Aryan migrationDasaRigvedaHinduism

Question 8: Kannada poets have the unique distinction of sowing the seeds of one of the richest forms of classical music: South Indian ________.
Carnatic musicDheerasankarabharanamBhupalamDhenuka

Question 9: This form of poetry was highly amenable to ________ and exposition.
Musical compositionMusic theoryClassical musicMusic industry

Question 10: Kannada poetry is poetry written in the ________ spoken in Karnataka.
Kannada languageTamil languageTelugu languageMalayalam


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