MCQs on Indian Architecture & Sculpture -3

1. Cost expenditure account for various architectural activities is given in which inscription?
(A) Junagarh inscription of Rudradaman I
(B) Hathigumpha inscription of Kharavela
(C) Nasik inscription of Gautamibalsri
(D) Helodorus pillar inscription Vidisa



2. ‘Parikha’ is the architectural part of:
(A) Stupa architecture
(B) Cave architecture
(C) Fort architecture
(D) Temple architecture



3. Gathasaptasati sculptural panel is displayed in the museum of:
(A) Bhopal
(B) Jabalpur
(C) Gwalior
(D) Indore



4. Match the List I and List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists.
List – I (Place of Edicts of Ashok)      List – II (Modern State)
a. Kalsi                                             1. Maharastra
b. Girnar                                           2. Odisha
c. Sopara                                           3. Gujarat
d. Dhauli                                           4. Uttarakhand
Codes:
            a          b          c          d
(A)       4          3          1         2
(B)       3         1          2          4
(C)       1          2          4          3
(D)       4          1          3          4


5. Where was Lomas rishi cave carved?
(A) Udaigiri
(B) Khandgiri
(C) Barbar hills
(D) Junagarh hills



6. The Madrassa of Muhammad Gawan was built at:
(A) Gulbarga
(B) Daulatabad
(C) Bijapur
(D) Bidar



7. Who laid the foundation of a new city at Delhi styled ‘Din Pannah’?
(A) Sikandar Lodi
(B) Humayun
(C) Sher Shah Suri
(D) Shahjahan



8. Guldasta in Islamic architecture of India is:
(A) An ornamental turret
(B) Floral decoration
(C) Perforated lattice in stone
(D) Decoration with fanciful interwoven elements


9. Ellora Kailash temple is famous for Siva images of which form?
(A) Tripurantakmurti
(B) Vishnuanugrahmurti
(C) Ravananugrahmurti
(D) Arjunanugrahmurti



10. ‘Kalayana Sundara’ image is found carved in the cave of
(A) Udaigiri cave
(B) Ajanta cave
(C) Elephanta cave
(D) Khandgiri cave



11. In which Khajuraho temple image of Rama and Sita is depicted?
(A) Khandariya Mahadeo temple
(B) Lakshman temple
(C) Adinath temple
(D) Parshwanath temple



12. Bhairava image described by Abul Fazl was found at
(A) Khajuraho
(B) Kalanjara
(C) Mahoba
(D) Deogarh



13. The famous Salabhanjikamurti from Gyaraspur is displayed in the museum of
(A) Bhopal
(B) Ujjain
(C) Vidisa
(D) Gwalior



14. ‘Makaratorana’ is found in the temples of
(A) Kalachuris
(B) Pratiharas
(C) Chandellas
(D) Paramaras



15. Which rockent temple is known as dream in the rock?
(A) Elephanta
(B) Ellora
(C) Mamallapuram
(D) Udaigiri

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