Quiz: Kanakadasa Trivia

1. The birth-name of Kanaka Dasa

A. Gopala Dasaru
B. Thimmappa Nayaka
C. Biregowda

 

2. Name Kanaka Dasa’s Guru
A. Vyasaraja
B. Gopaladasa
C. Madhva Pathi vittala Daasa

 

3. Kanakadasa composed how many compositions?
A. Three-hundred
B. Three-hundred and twenty
C. Two-hundred and forty

 

4. In which temple can we find Kanaka’s window?
A. Puri Jagannath
B. Guruvayurappan
C. Udupi Krishna

 

5. Where did Kanaka Dasa spend his last few days?
A. Brindavan
B. Tirupathi
C. Varanasi

 

6. What does the term ‘Kanaka’ refer to?
A. Gold
B. Silver
C. Bronze

 

7. Kanaka Dasa was born in which state in India?
A. Tamil Nadu
B. Karnataka
C. Kerala

8. In which month is the birth anniversary of Kanaka Dasa celebrated?

A. November
B. December
C. January

 

9. Kanaka Dasa by profession was a
A. Musician
B. Farmer
C. Warrior

 

 

 

Compiled by
Ramya Srinivasan, San Jose, CA

 

Answers:
1-B, 2-A, 3-B, 4-C, 5-B, 6-A, 7-B, 8-B,9-C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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