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Quiz: Can You Guess What All These Nepali Folk Instruments Are Called?

By: Saisha Dixit  | | 3 mins Jul 5, 2021

Nepali has a wide variety of traditional musical instruments yet not many of them are well known. This is because apart from festivals and a few pages in middle school social studies textbooks, they are rarely even mentioned. As the years go by, it gets increasingly more important to keep our cultures and traditional values alive, and that includes Nepali folk music and instruments.

 

So let’s see how much do you know about Nepali folk music with this quiz. Can you name all 10 of these traditional folk instruments?

1. Let's start off easy with this one

Binayo
Narshinga
Bansuri
Sanai

2. You might know this one as well

Madal
Dafali
Damaru
Dhimey

3. You should have seen this if you've been to jaatras

Tyamko
Kangling
Damphu
Jhyali

4. This one might be tricky

Madal
Tabala
Dhimay
Khaijadi

5. Here's a hint for this one: This is a mouth organ

Murchunga
Sankha
Tungna
Daha

6. You might know this if you're familiar with the Panche Baja

Nagara
Sanai
Narsingha
Tyamko

7. What is this?

Dhyangro
Jhyamta
Binayo
Arbajo

8. What might this stringed instrument be called?

Sarangi
Ek Tare
Sitar
Tungna

9. This one shouldn't be very hard

Damaha
Tyamko
Madal
Tabala

10. Finally, you might as well turn in your citizenship you cant guess this one

Ek Tare
Yalamber Baja
Tungna
Sarangi

Result

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