1) Who gave R.D. Burman the nickname ‘Pancham’?
(a) Ashok Kumar (b) Kishore Kumar (c) S.D. Burman (d) Anop Kumar
2) Which school connects Pancham, Satyajit Ray and director Ajoy Biswas?
(a) Tollygaunge Government School (b) Garia Government School (c) Ballygaunge Government School (d) Alipore Government School
3) At what age he composed his first song Aye meri topi palat ke aa in the film Funtoosh (1956)?
(a) six (b) seven (c) eight (d) nine
4) Who was the R.D.’S sarod guru?
(a) Ustad Ali Akbar Khan (b) Samta Prasad (c) Ustad Liyaqat Ali (d) Salil Chowdhury
5) R.D. often used to accompany his father on various instruments. Which instrument did he play during the recording of his father’s ‘Ghum bhulechi nijhum’ the original Bengali version of Hum bekhudi mein tumko pukare chale gaye?
(a) Tabla (b) Sarod (c) Guitar (d) Harmonium
6) Which RD Burman’s first released film as an independent music director in 1961?
(a) Solva Saal (b) Raaz (c) Chhote Nawab (d) Teesri Manzil
7) In which film he did appear as a cameo along with comedian Mehmood (apart from composing the music) in 1965?
(a) Bhoot Bangla (b) Chhote Nawab (c) Pyar Ka Mausam (d) Jewel Thief
8) For which movie he received his first Filmfare Best Music Director Award in 1981?
(a) Hum Kisise Kum Naheen (b) Sanam Teri Kasam (c) Khubsoorat (d) Gol Maal
9) For which documentary did R.D. compose the music?
(a) Dharti Ki Pukaar (b) Asman se (c) Maa Ki Pukaar (d) Kaal Ki Pukaar
10) The tune of which S.D. Burman composition did R.D. use for the opening bars for ‘Kuch na kaho’ a song from his last acclaimed film 1942’ A Love Story?
(a) Aan milo aan milo shyam sanware-Devdas (b) Aa Gup Chup Pyaar Kare-Sazaa (c) Aa Palako Me Aa Sapane Saja-Madbhare Nain (d) Abb Key Sajan Sawan Me-Chupke Chupke
1-a, 2-c, 3-d, 4-a, 5-b, 6-c, 7-a, 8-b, 9-c, 10-a