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1. Which one of the following is not a Harappan site?

Chanhudaro
Kot Diji
Sohgaura
Desalpur

2. Building “Kalyana Mandapas” was a notable feature in the temple construction in the kingdom of__________

Chalukya
Chandela
Rashtrakuta
Vijayanagara

3. Who among the following Mughal Emperors shifted emphasis from illustrated manuscripts to album and individual portrait?

Humayun
Akbar
Jahangir
Shahjahan

4. Which Architecture form prevailed in modern India?

Neo-Roman Style
Mughal art
Gupta Age Art
Mauryan Art

5. Which Architecture form prevailed in Medieval India?

Harappan Art
Mughal Art
Gupta Age Art
Post Mauryan Art

6. What was the other name of Harappan Civilisation?

Indian Valley Civilization
Mohen-jo-daro civilisation
Damodar Valley Civilization
Indus Valley Civilization

7. The towns of Harappan Civilisation were laid out in a ____________ grid pattern.

square
oval
rectangular
circular

8. The _______ is the world’s oldest bronze sculpture.

Standing Girl
Sleeping Girl
Dancing Girl
Working Girl

9. __________ was the capital of Mauryan Empire.

Hastinapur
Pataliputra
Magadh
None of these

10. _________ were used at the time of Ashoka to commemorate battle victories.

Chakras
Pillars
Seals
Statues

11. __________ in Madhya Pradesh is the most famous of the Ashokan stupas.

Sanchi Stupa
Kanchi Stupas
Sarnath Stupa
Maya Stupa

12. Mauryan empire declined in_____

2nd century BC
1st century BC
3rd century BC
4th century BC

13. __________ dynasty introduced the idea of torans as beautifully decorated gateways to the stupas.

The Pandawas
The Kushanas
The Mauryans
The Shunga

14. The emergence of the _________ is often hailed as the “Golden Age of India”.

Ashoka Empire
Shunga Empire
Gupta Empire
Kushana Empire

15. Ajanta is a series of _______ caves in the Sahyadri ranges on Waghora River near Aurangabad in Maharashtra.

stone-cut
rock-cut
Hill-cut
stone-carved

16. Ajanta is a series of ______ caves.

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25
26
36

17. The Gupta Empire emerged in_____.

3rd century AD
1st century AD
4th century AD
2nd century AD

18. __________ reached its climax during the period of Gupta Empire.

Fort architecture
Temple architecture
Stupa architecture
Cave architecture

19. Ellora caves is a group of ____ caves

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32
33
34

20. The Hindu and Buddhist Caves were predominantly constructed by________dynasty.

Rashtrakuta
Kushana
Gupta
Maurya

21. The Mehrauli Iron Pillar is located in the ________complex.

Qutub Minar
Chaar Minar
Sanchi Stupa
Sarnath

22. The presence of a water tank inside the temple enclosure was a unique feature of the_________ style.

Pallava
Dravidian
Mauryan
Kushana

23. The sculpture of Natraja is an important piece of ________ sculpture.

Pallava
Dravidian
Chola
Kushana

24. Which of the following was a famous scholar of Nalanda?

Nguyen
Chanakya
Narasimha
Aryabhatta

25. Takshila is located in modern day_____

Nepal
India
Pakistan
Afghanistan