Q.1: Qutbuddin Aibak had constructed Qutb Minar around ________.
Q.2: The Kandariya Mahadeva temple is dedicated to _________.
a) Lord Vishnu
b) Goddess Durga
c) Lord Shiva
Q.3: The main hall of the temple is known as ___________.
Q.4: __________ was the place for ritual worship where only the king, his immediate family members and priests gathered.
Q.5: The image of the main deity is kept at the ____________.
Q.6: The Rajarajeshvara temple is located at ________.
Q.7: Which village is known as the village of incline?
Q.8: The Kandariya Temple was constructed by _________.
a) King Rajendra
b) King Gopala
c) King Dhangadeva
Q.9: _______________ temple had the tallest shikhara amongst temples of its time.
a) Kandariya Mahadeva
Q.10: Limestone when mixed with stone chips hardened into _________.
Q.11: The architectural form in which the weight of the superstructure above the door and windows was sometimes carried by arches is known as __________.
Q.12: The part of a building above the ground is known as ______________.
Q.13: Between the eighth and thirteenth centuries the __________ style was used in construction of temples, mosques, tombs and in buildings attached to baolis.
Q.14: The kings used to to take god’s name because they wanted to appear like _____.
Q.15: The ___________ was the miniature model of the world ruled by the king and his allies.
Q.16: Sultan Illtumish built ___________.
a) Qutb Minar
b) Chahar Bagh
Q.17: ____________ is a place of worship and congregation for Sikhs.
Q.18: King Dhangadeva belonged to __________ dynasty.
Q.19: Persian court chroniclers describes __________ as the “Shadow of God”.
Q.20: In ancient times, it was widely believed that the rule of a just king would be an age of plenty when the heavens would not withhold ___________.
Q.21: Sena II invaded ____________, the capital of Pandyas.
Q.22: Under the _________, architecture became more complex.
Q.23: ________________ attacked and looted Somnath temple.
c) Mahmud of Ghazni
Q.24: _______________ was an important aspect of Mughal architecture and was first visible in Humayun’s tomb.
Q.25: The pedestal of ______________’s throne was often described as qibla.
c) Shah Jahan
Q.26: _________________’s reign witnessed a huge amount of construction activities especially in Agra and Delhi.
c) Shah Jahan
Q.27: Tomb of Humayun was constructed between ___________ and _________.
a) 1550 and 1554
b) 1572 and 1580
c) 1562 and 1571
Q.28: _________________ was a variation of chahar bagh garden.
b) hasht bihisht
c) river front garden
Q.29: _____________ was the grandest architectural accomplishment of Shah Jahan’s reign.
a) Qutb Minar
b) Red Fort
c) Taj Mahal
Q.30: ___________ was the eldest son of Shah Jahan.
c) Dara Shukoh
Q.31: Architecture style from _____________ was used in Fatehpur Sikri.
a) north west Iraq
b) south west Israel
c) north west Iran
Q.32: Behind Shah Jahan’s throne were a series of pietra dura inlays that depicted the legendary Greek god _________ playing the lute.
Q.33: In Bangle dome, the roof was designed to resemble a _____________.
c) thatched hut
Q.34: Shah Jahan’s audience halls were constructed to resemble a _________.
Q.35: The forty pillared halls were also known as ____________.
b) Hasht bihisht
c) Chihil sutun