An Architectural Trail Objective Type Questions & Answers

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An Architectural Trail Objective Type Questions & Answers

Question 1: Choose the appropriate option.

(a) The tomb of _____________ at Agra was built by Nur Jahan.

i. Itimad-ud-daulah
ii. Siraj-ud-daulah
iii. Shuja-ud-daulah
iv. Jahangir

(b) _____________ memoirs reveal that 680 stone cutters worked daily on his buildings.

i. Sher Shah’s
ii. Rana Kumbha’s
iii. Babur’s
iv. Aurangzeb’s

(c) The ________________, at Hyderabad is the striking example of Deccan architecture.

i. Qutb Minar
ii. Chand Minar
iii. Jama Masjid
iv. Char Minar

(d) ________________ is traditional canon of the numerous architectural texts.

i. Arthashastra
ii. Shilpashastra
iii. Samajshasta
iv. Dharmashasta

Question 2: Fill in the blanks.

(a) Ahmad Shah I of Gujarat erected several edifices in his new capital at Ahmedabad.
(b) The use of lime as a mortar was a major element.
(c) The Vijayanagara rulers constructed several beautiful structures at Hampi.
(d) The tomb of Safdar Jung at Delhi was the effort to recall the grandeur of Mughal style.
(e) Muhammad bin Tughlaq built the city of Jahanpanah.

Question 3: Match the column.

Column AColumn B
i.   Bengala. Hindola Mahal
ii.  Jaunpurb. Virupaksha Temple
iii. Deccanc. Char Minar
iv. Vijayanagarad. Atala Masjid
v.  Malwae. Adina Masjid
Answer: i-e, ii-d, iii-c, iv-b, v-a

Question 4: Name the following:

(a) Monument built by Alauddin Khalji next to Qutub Minar.

Answer: Alai Darwaza

(b) The finest architectural structure at Bijapur in Karnataka.

Answer: Gol Gumbaz.

(c) The finest example of Bengal style of architecture built by Sikandar Shah.

Answer: Adina Masjid

(d) Combination of calligraphic verses from Quran and floral motifs.

Answer: Arabesque

(e) The hybrid style of temple architecture.

Answer: Vesara style

(f) The distinctive feature of the Islamic architecture.

Answer: True dome and true arch.

(g) The innermost chamber of temple.

Answer: Garbhagriha

(h) Gardens at Taj Mahal.

Answer: Char bagh

(i) Monument constructed in Gujarat by Ahmad Shah.

Answer: Jami Masjid

(j) Splendid example of architectural beauty and peace.

Answer: Taj Mahal

(k) Multi-storied tower built above the garbhagriha.

Answer: Vimana

(l) Triumphal archway at Hyderabad.

Answer: Char Minar

(m) Garden in Haryana.

Answer: Pinjore

So, these were An Architectural Trail Objective Type Questions & Answers.