1. Identify the odd composition out:

a. Sri Saraswati namostute

b. Saraswati vidhiyuvati

c. Saraswatya Bhagavatya

d. Saraswatimanohari

2. A musical maestro of yore composed a well- known song on Goddess Sarasvati in the Raga Sarasvati. He is associated with the Sangeeta Kalanidhi- elect of this year. Who are we talking about?

3. Identify the odd one out, in the context of Goddess Sarasvati

a. The swan

b. The bull

c. The horse

d. The peacock

Answers:

1. d- is a composition on Goddess Parvati, referred to as 'Saraswatimanohari'; all others are in praise of Goddess Saraswati

2. G.N. Balasubramanian; he composed 'Saraswati namostute'

3. c; all others are vahanas or vehicles of one or the other forms of Goddess Saraswati