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Swami Haridas: Quiz


Question 1: Mention is found in his works of stringed instruments such as the kinnari and aghouti, and of drums such as the ________ and daff.
MridangamSouth IndiaIndiaTelugu language

Question 2: Swami Haridas belonged to the tradition of madhura ________ - Adoration expressed in conjugal imagery.
BhaktiBhagavad GitaSamadhiJnana yoga

Question 3: A second school holds that Haridas's father was a Saraswat ________ from Multan and that his mother's name was Ganga Devi.
BrahminUttar PradeshBiharBhumihar

Question 4: Even his prabandhas that do not refer to ________ have come to be known as Vishnupadas, perhaps because of the mystic source of his music but also because they are musically constructed in a manner similar to dhrupads.
VyasaBalaramaKrishnaBhagavad Gita

Question 5: He is accounted a follower of the ________, the major Vaisnava tradition of exclusive devotion to Radha-Krishna.
Nimbarka SampradayaHinduismVaishnavismHindu denominations

Question 6: In Tomar's court were a galaxy of musicians such as Bhanu and Baiju Bawra and he was eulogised by ________.
Swami HaridasHindustani classical musicTansenAkbar the Great

Question 7: He mentions the ________ of Kedar, Gauri (raga), Malhar and Basant.
Carnatic musicKambhojiRagaKalyani (raga)

Question 8: The family migrated to a village called Khairwali Sarak, near ________ in Uttar Pradesh.

Question 9: Haridas was in his element at the court, and composed a large number of songs in Brij Bhasha and ________.
Hindustani languagePunjabi languageHindiSanskrit

Question 10: According to one school of thought he was born in 1480 in Rajpur, near ________.
DwarkaGokulVrindavanMathura, Uttar Pradesh


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