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A Rajasthani woman paints on a Ganesha idol. Photo: K. Ramesh Babu   | Photo Credit: K_RAMESH BABU

1. Identify the odd composition out:

a. Hastivadanaya

b. Gananayakam

c. Gam Ganapate

d. Shri Gananatam

2. If >Saraswati is called Benzai- ten in Japan, what is Ganesha called?

3. Identify the odd composer out:

a. Muttuswami Dikshitar

b. Mutatiah Bhagavatar

c. Shyama Shastri

d. Papanasam Sivan

4. Which composer is considered to be the inventor of the Raga Hamsadhwani?

a. Ramaswami Dikshitar

b. Muttaiah Bhagavatar

c. >Muttuswami Dikshitar

d. > Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi Answers

1. c- is by Muttaiah Bhagavatar; all others are by Muttuswami Dikshitar.

2. Kangi-ten

3. c; all others have penned compositions in Raga Hamsadhwani on Ganesha

4. a

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