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Question 1: Narayan received the national awards Padma Shri in 1976, Padma Bhushan in 1991, and ________ in 2005.
Bharat RatnaPadma VibhushanNational Bravery AwardSangeet Natak Akademi Award

Question 2: Narayan was born in ________ and learned to play the sarangi at an early age.

Question 3: All India Radio, ________, hired Narayan as an accompanist for vocalists in 1944.
KarachiPunjab (Pakistan)MultanLahore

Question 4: [69] In 2009, Narayan performed at ________'s The Proms in the Royal Albert Hall, London, with Aruna, and he played at the 2010 Sawai Gandharva Music Festival, Pune, with Harsh.
BBCRaidió Teilifís ÉireannTG4Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

Question 5: He moved to ________ following the partition of India in 1947, but wishing to go beyond accompaniment and frustrated with his supporting role, Narayan moved to Mumbai in 1949 to work in Indian cinema.
Chandni ChowkNew DelhiKashmiri Gate (Delhi)Delhi

Question 6: Ram Narayan was born on 25 December 1927 in ________ in northwestern India.

Question 7: [63][83] She was the first woman to give a solo sarangi concert and later immigrated to ________.
United StatesCanadaBarbadosUnited Kingdom

Question 8: He was awarded India's second highest civilian honor, the ________, in 2005.
Bharat RatnaSangeet Natak Akademi AwardPadma VibhushanNational Bravery Award

Question 9: After sitar player ________ successfully performed in Western countries, Narayan followed his example.
Sardar Vallabhbhai PatelRavi ShankarSatyajit RayLata Mangeshkar

Question 10: Narayan's style is typical of ________, but his choice of solo instrument and his background of learning from teachers outside his community are unusual for the genre.
QawwaliKhyalDhrupadHindustani classical music


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