|Consider the following statements about the characteristics of ragas.|
|1. There must be nodes of the raga called tappa. Each raga must have atleast three nodes.|
|2. There must be a modal structure (sequence of nodes) of the raga called as that in Hindustani music and mela in Carnatic music.|
|3. There must be Jaatis. Jaati means caste or collection and in the context of raga, it refers to the number of|
|Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?|
A) Only 1
B) Only 2
C) 2 and 3
D) 1 and 3
Correct Answer: D
Solution :[d] In Carnatic music, ragas are classified as Janaka ragas and Janya ragas. Janaka ragas are the ragas from which the Janya ragas are created. Janaka ragas are grouped together using a scheme called 'Katapayadi sutra' and are organised as Melakarta ragas.
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