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QUESTION: 1

Quwwatul Islam Masjid is in

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QUESTION: 2

Temples and mosques were beautifully constructed

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QUESTION: 3

Rajarajeshvara temple built by the

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QUESTION: 4

The name of the ruler and the god are very similar. The king took the god's name

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QUESTION: 5

Identify the following figure 

 

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The Masjid e Jahan Numa, commonly known as the Jama Masjid of Delhi, is one of the largest mosques in India. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1650 and 1656 at a cost of one million rupees, and was inaugurated by Imam Syed Abdul Ghafoor Shah Bukhari from Bukhara, present-day Uzbekistan.

QUESTION: 6

Limestone cement used when mixed with stone chips hardened into

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Concrete
Concrete is a three-phase system consisting of the following three phases :
i. Matrix, or Mortar - which forms the major part.
ii. Coarse Aggregate - these mean the stone chips, which are mainly responsible for imparting strength to concrete.
iii. Inter-facial transition zone - the zone of bond between the matrix and the coarse aggregate.
QUESTION: 7

The greatest law giver and architect was ____ himself

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QUESTION: 8

___ are safe, protected and grandiose places of rest in this world and the next

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Between the 8th and the 18th century, kings and their officers built the following kinds of structures:

- Safe, protected and grandiose places of rest in this world and in the next world, e.g. forts, palaces, garden residences and tombs.

- Structures meant for public activity, e.g. temples, mosques, tanks, wells, bazaars and caravanserais.

QUESTION: 9

Which style of the construction was used in the construction of temples, mosque, tombs attached to large stepped walls between the 8th and 13th century

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Trabeate' was a style of architecture in which roofs, doors and windows were made by placing a horizontal beam across two vertical columns. Between the eighth and thirteenth centuries the trabeate style was used in the construction of temples/mosques, tombs and in buildings attached to large stepped-wells.

QUESTION: 10

Ab is the Persian word which means

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QUESTION: 11

Sultan Iltutmish won universal respect for constructing a large reservoir just outside

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It was widely believed that the rule of a just king would be an age of plenty when the heavens would not withhold rain. At the same time, making precious water available by constructing tanks and reservoirs was highly praised. Sultan Iltumish won universal respect for constructing a large reservoir just outside Delhi-i-Kuhna. It was called the Hauz-i-Sultani or the ‘King’s Reservoir’. 

QUESTION: 12

Golden Temple is in

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QUESTION: 13

Amritsar is in

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QUESTION: 14

Pandyan king Shrimara Shrivallabha invaded _____ and defeated the ____

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QUESTION: 15

The main Characteristic of the Indus Valley Civilization was

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The most unique aspect of planning during the Indus Valley civilization was the system of underground drainage. The main sewer, 1.5 meters deep and 91 cm across, connected to many north-south and east-west sewers. It was made from bricks smoothened and joined together seamlessly. The expert masonry kept the sewer watertight. Drops at regular intervals acted like an automatic cleaning device.

QUESTION: 16

Identify the following figure- whose paintings is shown below 

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QUESTION: 17

_____ was personally interested in literature, art and architecture.

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QUESTION: 18

Who described his interest in planning and laying out formal gardens, placed within rectangular walled enclosures and divided into four quarters by artificial channels.

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QUESTION: 19

The central towering dome and the tall gateway

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QUESTION: 20

Hasht behesht is a central hall surrounded by

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Humayun's tomb was built in the tradition known as the “eight paradises” or Hasht Bihisht, meaning a central hall surrounded by eight rooms. A central dome and a tall gateway called Pishtaq, a Persian influence became a part of Mughal Architecture.

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