MCQs on Indian Architecture & Sculpture -1

1. In which Indian sculptural art have emerged the scenes from the Ramayana for the first time?
(A) Nachna - Kuthara
(B) Eran
(C) Osian
(D) Khajuraho



2. Which of the following Rock Edict of Ashoka speaks of religious synthesis?
(A) Rock Edict II
(B) Rock Edict X
(C) Rock Edict XII
(D) Rock Edict XIII



3. Who constructed the Brihadeshvara Temple at Tanjore?
(A) Parantaka I
(B) Rajendra I
(C) Rajaraja I
(D) Rajadhiraja



4. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:
List – I                        List – II
(Place)                  (Art Work)
a. Sanchi            1. DashavataraTemple
b. Karle               2. The Stupa
c. Deogarh          3. KandariyaTemple
d. Khajuraho       4. Chaitya Hall

Codes:
       a b c d
(A)  1 2 3 4
(B)  2 4 1 3
(C)  3 2 1 4
(D)  4 2 3 1



5. Match List – I with List – II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:
List – I                                                            List – II
(Inscription)                                                    (Ruler)
a. Rock Edict XIII                                          1. Pulakeshin-II
b. Hathigumpha Inscription                            2. Harsha
c. Aihole Inscription                                       3. Ashoka
d. Madhuban Copper-Plate Inscription          4. Kharavela

Codes:
       a b c d
(A)  3 4 1 2
(B)  4 1 2 3
(C)  1 2 3 4
(D)  2 3 4 1



6. Arrange the following monuments in chronological order:
(i) Lad Khan Temple, Aihole
(ii) Bhitargaon Brick Temple
(iii) Bharhut Stupa
(iv) Parshvanath Temple, Khajuraho
Select your answer from the codes given below:

Codes:
(A) (i), (iii), (ii), (iv)
(B) (ii), (iv), (iii), (i)
(C) (iii), (ii), (i), (iv)
(D) (iv), (i), (ii), (iii)



7. The correct name of the mosque built at Mehrauli is
(A) Qubbat-ul Islam
(B) Quwwat-ul Islam
(C) Nurul-ul Islam
(D) Qamar-ul Islam



8. Five astro labs were constructed in the different five cities by
(A) Mirza Raja Jai Singh
(B) Sawai Jai Singh
(C) Mota Raja Udai Singh
(D) Mirza Raja Man Singh



9. The Parliament building in New Delhi was designed by:
(A) Robert Toll Russell
(B) A.G. Shoesmith
(C) Le Corbusier
(D) Herbert Baker



10. Who was the Architect of Victoria Memorial, Calcutta (Kolkata)?
(A) Vincent J. Esch
(B) Sir William Emerson
(C) William Berges
(D) Hodgeson



11. The city of Shah Jahanabad founded by Emperor Shah Jahan was not consisted of:
(A) Lal Qila
(B) Jama Masjid
(C) Din Panah
(D) Chandni Chowk



12. Which were the temples built by Krishnadevaraya?
(A) Vithalaswami and Hazara Ramaswami temples
(B) Shri Ranganatha and Brihadesvara temples
(C) Hazara Ramaswami and Virupaksha temples
(D) Vithalaswami and Kailasanatha temples



13. Who among the following founded the city of Parihasapura?
(A) Didda
(B) Harsha
(C) Lalitaditya
(D) Yasovarman



14. Sultan Ghari built by Iltutmish in 1231 A.D. is a:
(A) Mosque
(B) Tomb
(C) Madrassa
(D) Kotla



15. Match List I and List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:
List – I (Temples)                                List – II (Builders)
a. Brihadesvara temple, Tanjavur        1. Dhanga
b. Virupaksha temple, Pattadakal        2. Rajaraja
c. Visvanath temple, Khajuraho           3. Lalitaditya
d. Martanda temple, Kashmir              4. Lokamahadevi
Codes:
a          b          c          d
(A)      1          3          2          4
(B)      2          4          1          3
(C)      4          1          3          2
(D)      2          3          4          1

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1 comment:

  1. Quiz was good..minimum span of time out is max. Yet question no 5 is cut out.

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