QUIZOPHILE : Week 1
Topic - Radio in India
Q1. Akashbani Guwahati broadcasted several dramas under the contributions of several noted persons like Arun Sharma, Phani Talukdar, Dr. Bhabendranath Saikia, Satyaprasad Barua and many more. The first drama to be broadcasted from the centre was
Jonaki, Maya Aru Moni
Dhoraloi Jetiya Namibo Sorog
Santo Sisto Hristo Pusto Mahadusto
Q2. A bimonthly program named ‘Aideur Buloni’ was planned for the women audience by AIR Guwahati which became very popular among the audience. The name "Aideur Buloni" was termed by whom
Dr. Bhupen Hazarika
Q3. "While millions are familiar with the tune, few are aware that it was created by the most improbable source – a Czech Jewish refugee fleeing the Nazis in Europe!" The tune being talked about is the signature tune of AIR. Who is the creator?
Philip V Bohlman
Q4. National Symposium of Poets ( Sarva Bhasha Kavi Sammelan)introduced in 1956, is an endeavour by AIR to provide a creative platform to national integration and linguistic harmony through mutual interaction and coordinated presentation of the best in contemporary poetry of all Indian languages. Its uniqueness is underlined by the fact that it is the only programme of its kind, wherein eminent poets of Indian languages now come together on one stage to offer their creative best. How many poets participate in this programme
Q5. This musical instrument was banned on All India Radio’s Networks between 1940 and 1971 which was deemed incapable of handling the complex notes of Indian Classical music and was also dubbed un-Indian
Q6. In 1935, M. V. Gopala swami started India's first private radio station (later to be known as the Mysore station of AIR) in his residence, "Vittal Vihar" and single-handedly ran it with his own pocket money for six long years. Apart from this contribution, which famous term did he credit in context of radio which is still in use?
Q7. Which service was started by AIR from 3rd October 1957 to compete with Radio Ceylon? (hint: the name roughly translates as “Diverse Indian”)
Q8.All India Radio (AIR) Guwahati launched AIR FM Mahabahu with the tagline " Akashbani FM Mahabahu Mahamilanar Setu."The FM channel will broadcast in 101.6 Mega Hertz and is said to be the new future and saviour for its technical advantages over the past versions. Who composed the signature tune for FM Mahabahu.
Q9. From 4th July 2020, All India Radio (AIR) FM news channel has started broadcasting its news programme for the first time in which language for 20 minutes:
Q10. To commemorate the first and last visit of the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947, what is celebrated on 12th November in India every year:
Public Service Broadcasting Day
National Radio Day
National Jansamparka Day
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