100 Years Of Indian Cinema: Quiz On Noted Singers

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100 Years Of Indian Cinema: Quiz On Noted Singers

Take this quiz to find out how much knowledge you have about the Indian music industry and its notable singers. Only a true music fan can crack all the answers correctly. So let's find out if you are a true fan or not. Ready? Let's start then.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    He was a recording singer of India who is well thought-out by many to be one of the supreme playback singers of Hindi film industry. In his life span, he was rewarded the Best National Singer Award, National Film Award and 6 Film fare Awards. In the year 1967, he was endowed with Padma Shri award by the Indian Government. He sang in different Indian languages including Konkani, Assamese, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada, Sindhi, Gujarati, Maghi, Telugu, Urdu and Maithili. He also documented a few songs in Persian, English, Dutch and Spanish. Identify him.
    • A. 

      Mohammad Rafi

    • B. 

      Lucky Ali

    • C. 

      Rashid Ali

    • D. 

      Anupam Amod

  • 2. 
    He is Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s nephew and Ustad Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan’s son. He is Fateh Ali Khan’s grandson. Besides Qawwali, he also sings ghazal and added light music. He is well - liked as a Lollywood and Bollywood playback singer.
    • A. 

      Shabbir Kumar

    • B. 

      Tulsi Kumar

    • C. 

      KK

    • D. 

      Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

  • 3. 
    He is a singer from India best acknowledged for his work as a play back singer in Hindi movies in addition to Bhajans. He is Mukesh’s son. He has explored internationally, including United States in the year 1993 and world tour in the year 2006 with his show Kal Ki Yaadein as a mark of respect to his father. Identify him. 
    • A. 

      Tarsame Singh Saini

    • B. 

      Nitin Mukesh

    • C. 

      Adnan Sami

    • D. 

      Kumar Sanu

  • 4. 
    He is a playback singer from Nepal singing Nepalese and Bollywood Movies in commercial. He has shown his talent by singing in around 32 languages including Bhojpuri, Hindi, Kannada, Nepali, Tamil, Marathi, Malayalam, Telugu, Garhwali, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Assamese, Oriya, Bengali and Maithili language cinema. He has bagged 3 National Film Awards and 5 Filmfare Awards. Identify him.
    • A. 

      Rahat Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

    • B. 

      Shalmali Kholgade

    • C. 

      Anjali Kulkarni

    • D. 

      Udit Narayan Jha

  • 5. 
    He is a singer from India who rose to recognition for singing in the year 1986 in the film Naam, in which his song "Chitthi Aayee Hai" turned out to be an immediate hit. Subsequent to that, he has also acted upon as a playback singer for plentiful films. Identify him.
    • A. 

      Uday Benegal

    • B. 

      Krishna Beura

    • C. 

      Pankaj Udhas

    • D. 

      Vishal Bhardwaj

  • 6. 
    He was a famous Indian composer, singer and musician and popularly known as "The Ghazal King". This singer has composed and sang in numerous languages and is considered to be the most successful ghazal singer and composer of all time. He has made some very remarkable music contributions in films such as Prem Geet, Arth, and Saath Saath, and TV serials Mirza Ghalib and Kahkashan. Identify him. 
    • A. 

      Jagjit Singh

    • B. 

      R.D. Burman

    • C. 

      Kishore Kumar

    • D. 

      Pankaj Udhas

  • 7. 
    This singer is widely regarded as one of the greatest singers in the history of Indian music. He was a very versatile singer and has sung in different genres including soft numbers to peppy tracks to romantic moods. In addition to Hindi, this singer has sung in many Indian languages including Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam, Bhojpuri, and Urdu. He was the brother of famous Bollywood actor Ashok Kumar. Identify him.  
    • A. 

      Udit Narayan 

    • B. 

      Shaan

    • C. 

      Kishore Kumar

    • D. 

      Mohammad Rafi 

  • 8. 
    He is a very popular Indian film composer, record producer, singer and songwriter. He has an in-house studio called the Panchathan Record Inn and has worked predominantly in several Tamil and Hindi films. He gained worldwide fame in 2008 for his music in the movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and earned him Best Original Score and Best Original Song at the 81st Academy Awards. Identify him.
    • A. 

      A. R. Rahman 

    • B. 

      Sonu Nigam

    • C. 

      Javed Akhtar 

    • D. 

      Armaan Malik 

  • 9. 
    He is one of the most loved Indian singer, music director and actor. This singer predominantly sings in Hindi and Kannada language films but has also sung in other languages including Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, and Malayalam. He was given the title of “Modern Rafi” after his idol Mohammad Rafi. Identify him.
    • A. 

      Shaan

    • B. 

      Sonu Nigam

    • C. 

      Arijit Singh

    • D. 

      Amaal Malik

  • 10. 
    This famous Indian playback singer is popularly known as the King of melody in Bollywood. He has sung thousands of Bollywood Hindi songs and holds the record of winning five consecutive Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer. He gained popularity from the 1990 film Aashiqui where he worked with music directors Nadeem-Shravan and sang the entire music album of the movie. Identify him.
    • A. 

      Sonu Nigam

    • B. 

      Kumar Sanu 

    • C. 

      Abhijeet Bhattacharya

    • D. 

      Arijit Singh

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