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Question 1: Another type is that designed by ________ and his brother Ayet Ali Khan.
Ravi ShankarHindustani classical musicAli Akbar KhanAllauddin Khan

Question 2: There is also a speculation that the ________ may be the origin of the sarod.
NeyDavulDafOud

Question 3: It was his descendants—notably his grandson Ghulam Ali Khan Bangash who became a court musician in ________ -- who gradually transformed the rabab into the sarod we know today.
IndoreHyderabad, IndiaGwaliorDelhi

Question 4: The strings are plucked with a triangular plectrum (java) made of polished coconut shell, ebony, DelrinTM or other materials such as ________.
Head and neck anatomyHuman skeletonHuman skullBone

Question 5: Lalmani Misra opines in his Bharatiya Sangeet Vadya that the sarod is an amalgamation of the ancient chitra ________, the medieval rebab and modern sursingar.
RamayanaTelugu languageVeenaCarnatic music

Question 6: ________ (1922–2009)
Hindustani classical musicRavi ShankarAashish KhanAli Akbar Khan

Question 7: In the twentieth century, the sarod received some finishing touches from Allauddin Khan, the performer-pedagogue from Maihar best known as Ravi Shankar and ________'s guru.
Ali Akbar KhanAashish KhanThe Concert for BangladeshHindustani classical music

Question 8: The sarod is believed by some to have descended from the Afghan rubab, a similar instrument originating in Central Asia and ________.
NATOAfghanistanNon-Aligned MovementCentral Intelligence Agency

Question 9: These include four main strings, four jod strings (tuned to Ni or Dha, R/r, G/g and Sa respectively), two chikari strings (tuned to Sa of the upper ________) and fifteen tarab strings.
FifteenthInterval (music)OctaveSemitone

Question 10: Both musicians use sarods made of teak wood, with the playing face covered with ________ skin.
MilkCattleDomestic sheepGoat
















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