MCQs on Indian Architecture & Sculpture -2

1. Which of the following Orissan temples has a khakhara type of Sikhara?
(A) Jagannath Temple
(B) Lingaraja Temple
(C) Rajarani Temple
(D) Vaitala deul Temple



2. The seeds of Borobudur temple of ancient Java can be traced in which of the following stupas?
(A) Amaravati
(B) Ghantasala
(C) Nagarjunakonda
(D) Nalanda



3. Identify the temple which served as a centre of higher education:
(A) Dashavatar temple at Devgarh
(B) Sasbahu temple at Gwalior
(C) Shore temple at Mamallapuram
(D) Trayipurush temple at Salotgi



4. Where was a Chaitya griha constructed specially for the Buddhist monks of Sri Lanka during the Ikshvaku period?
(A) Ajanta
(B) Amaravati
(C) Karle
(D) Nagarjunakonda



5. Which of the Pallava rathas has a hut like roof?
(A) Arjuna
(B) Bhima
(C) Dharmaraja
(D) Draupadi



6. Where had the Sailendra king Balaputradeva constructed a Buddhist Vihar in India?
(A) Nalanda
(B) Nagipatanam
(C) Sarnath
(D) Vikramasila


7. The elevan headed Bodhisattva image is represented in a Chaitya hall of
(A) Ajanta
(B) Ellora
(C) Kanheri
(D) Karle



8. Which among the following was a Bhiksuni-vihara?
(A) Jivakarama of Rajagriha
(B) Rajakarama of Sravasti
(C) Kukkutarama of Pataliputra
(D) Kakanadavota of Sanchi



9. Sawai Jai Singh built his last observatory at
(A) Delhi
(B) Ujjain
(C) Mathura
(D) Banaras



10. Which of the following was not constructed at Fatehpur Sikri?
(A) Panch Mahal
(B) Jodha Bai’s Palace
(C) Jahangiri Mahal
(D) Khwab Gah



11. Jahaz Mahal was constructed at:
(A) Jaunpur
(B) Mandu
(C) Pandua
(D) Ahmedabad


12. Krishnalila scences are depicted in the temple of
(A) Deogarh
(B) Nachna Kuthara
(C) Khoh
(D) Sanchi


13. Arrange the following temples in Chronological order:
i. Shore temple at Mahabalipuram
ii. Kailasanatha temple at Kanchipuram
iii. Brihadesvara temple at Tanjavur
iv. Minakshi temple at Madurai

Select your answer from the codes given below:
(A) i ii iii iv
(B) ii iii iv i
(C) iii iv i ii
(D) iv iii ii i


14. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists:
List – I (Sun Temples)                                    List – II (States)
a. Modhera Sun temple                            1. Orissa
b. Konark Sun Temple                              2. Madhya Pradesh
c. Martand Sun Temple                             3. Gujarat
d. Chitragupta temple Khajuraho             4. Kashmir

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


15. Famous colossal Varaha image was cerved at:
(A) Deogarh
(B) Mathura
(C) Eran
(D) Udaigiri

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