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The surface of the Qutab Minar is
The surface of the Qutub Minar is curved and angular.
Which is the largest monastery in India?
Ikebana is Japanese art of
Ikebana is Japanese art of flower arrangement.
It is the most significant reference point of ancient Greek culture, as well as the symbol of the city Athens as it represents the apogee of artistic development in the 5th century BC. Identify the monument.
The Acropolis of Athens is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the Parthenon. It represents the apogee of artistic development in the 5th Century BC.
These art forms are generally drawn on walls, ceilings and floors of village houses. This is a tribal art form developed by Gond tribes of Central India.
Gond paintings are a form of painting from folk and tribal art that is practiced by one of the largest tribes in India with whom it shares its name. Gond comes from the Dravidian expression, Kond which means 'the green mountain'.
Red fort was the main residence of the emperors in Mughal dynasty for nearly 200 years. It was constructed by which Mughal Emperor?
Red fort is the historic fort in the city of Delhi in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal dynasty for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It was constructed in 1639 by the fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.
The first floor of Qutb Minar was constructed by ____ around 1199.
The first floor was constructed by Qutubuddin Aibak and the rest by lltutmish around 1229. Over the years it was damaged by lightning and earthquakes and repaired by Alauddin Khalji, Muhammad Tughluq, Firoz Shah Tughluq, and Ibrahim Lodi.
It is a type of beautiful metal embroidery once used to emblish the attire of the kings and the royals of India. Its work involves making elaborate design using gold and silver thread. Initially it was done with pure silver wires and real gold leaves. Which type of embroidery is this?
The big temples of Thanjavur and GangaikondaCholapuram, built by Rajaraja and Rajendra, are architectural and sculptural marvels of rule of ___________.
The construction of Qutub Minar was completed during the reign of _______.
‘Madhubani’, a style of folk paintings, is popular in which of the following states in India?
Madhubani, a style of folk painting, is popular in the state of Bihar. Madhubani is named after one of the districts of Bihar. Painting is done with fingers, twigs, brushes, nib-pens, and matchsticks, using natural dyes and pigments, and is characterized by eye-catching geometrical patterns.
Akbar created _______.
Agra Fort: Built by Mughal emperor Akbar in 1565 AD, Agra Fort is a majestic sandstone built as an ode to the magnificence of the Mughal empire. Encompassing within its 2.5-km-long enclosure walls a stunning imperial city, the fortress is shaped like a crescent, its eastern wall flanked by River Yamuna.
Sun Temple also known as the Black Pagoda at Konark, in Odisha, India was supposedly built by king
Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Sun Temple (also known as the Black Pagoda), at Konark, in Odisha. It was supposedly built by king Narasimhadeva I of Eastern Ganga Dynasty around 1250.
During whose reign Mathura School of Art reached its peak?
Mathura School of Art: This art reached its peak during the Gupta period in the 6th or 7th century. The Mathura school images include those of Buddha, Bodhisattvas, Vishnu, Shiva, Yakshas, Yakshinis, Jinas, etc.
Buland Darwaja is situated in
It is 7.2 m high and weighs 3 tonnes. It is 1500 years old and is made of rich iron and has still not rusted. It was made in the age of Guptas. Name the monument.
The Iron Pillar at Mehrauli, Delhi was built by Chandragupta Vikramaditya. This pillar is made of iron, 7.2 m high, and weighs over 3 tonnes. This was made about 1500 years ago and still, it has not rusted in all these years.
The temples and mosques were beautifully constructed because
Between the 8th and the 18th Century, the temples and mosques were beautifully constructed because they were places of worship. They were also meant to demonstrate the power, wealth and devotion of the patron. The largest temples were all constructed by kings. The other, lesser deities in the temple were gods and goddesses of the allies and subordinates of the ruler. The temple was a miniature model of the world ruled by the king and his allies. As they worshipped their deities together in the royal temples, it seemed as if they brought the just rule of the gods on earth.
It is one of the most beautiful basilicas in Goa. It houses the well-preserved body of St. Francis Xavier, a Catholic saint. Identify the basilica.
Located in Old Goa, 10 kilometres east of Panaji, the Bom Jesus Basilica is a World Heritage Monument. The church is called "Bom Jesus" meaning 'good Jesus' or 'infant Jesus' to whom it is dedicated. This magnificent edifice stands as a superb example of Baroque architecture in Goa.
Some of the famous places are given in the grid. These places are associated with some fascinating architectural marvels around the world. The place of which of the following monuments is not given in the grid?
The world famous monument located in the city of Dubai, at nearly 830 metres, it is the tallest structure in the world. It was built in six years. Name the monument.
At over 828 metres (2,716.5 feet) and more than 160 stories, Burj Khalifa holds the following records: Tallest building in the world. Tallest free-standing structure in the world.