1 : 2 small imitations of Taj Mahal can be seen at
Options:
  1. Indore
  2. Delhi
  3. Agra
  4. Lucknow

Answer: Option 4

Explanation:

Chota Imambara , also known as Imambara Hussainabad Mubarak is an imposing monument located in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. Built as an imambara or a congregation hall for Shia Muslims, by Muhammad Ali Shah, the third Nawab of Awadh in 1838, it was to serve as his own mausoleum and his mother, who is buried beside him Discuss this in Forums

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2 : "Tempera" type of paintings are found in
Options:
  1. Ajanta Caves
  2. Taj Mahal
  3. Gol Gumbaz
  4. Rashtrapati Bhawan

Answer: Option 1

Explanation:

Tempera ,also known as egg tempera, is a permanent, fast-drying painting medium consisting of colored pigments mixed with a water-soluble binder medium. The frescoes on the ceilings and walls of the Ajanta Caves were painted between c. 200 BC and 600 and are the oldest known frescoes in India Discuss this in Forums

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3 : The Mosque in India which is said to be modelled on that of Mecca but still has some Hindu designs is
Options:
  1. Moti Masjid, New Delhi
  2. Jama Masjid, Fatehpur Sikri
  3. Babri Masjid , Ayodhya
  4. Tipu Sultan Mosque, Kolkata

Answer: Option 2

Explanation:

The Jama Masjid (Friday Mosque), AKA Jami Masjid, is a 17th Century mosque in the World Heritage Site of Fatehpur Sikri in India. The mosque was built in 1648 by Emperor Shah Jahan and dedicated to his loving daughter, Jahanara Begum. It is said to be modelled on that of Mecca but still has some Hindu designs Discuss this in Forums

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4 : Tower of Silence is located at
Options:
  1. Indore
  2. Mumbai
  3. Jaipur
  4. Ranchi

Answer: Option 2

Explanation:

The tower was built keeping in mind the beliefs of the Parsis, the followers of Zoroaster.The Tower of Silence or 'Parsee Bawdi' is located on the top of Malabar Hills and is spread over an area of 55 acres. Thus, in Mumbai, the Tower of Silence serves the purpose of offering the last rites to the dead. Discuss this in Forums

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5 : The 'Suez Canal' was officially opened in which of the following years?
Options:
  1. 1789 AD
  2. 1811 AD
  3. 1869 AD
  4. 1901 AD

Answer: Option 3

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6 : Another name of Nani Daman Fort is
Options:
  1. Fort of St. Jerome
  2. Fort of St. Twenge
  3. Fort of St. Norwich
  4. Fort of St. Fulk

Answer: Option 1

Explanation:

The most attractive and enthralling part of this fort is the gigantic gateway that faces the river with a huge statue of St. Jerome and 2 magnanimous human figures. It is therefore also called Fort of St. Jerome. Discuss this in Forums

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7 : Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur marks the Mausoleum of
Options:
  1. Sikandar Adil Shah
  2. Shahar Banu Begum
  3. Mohammad Adil Shah
  4. Ali Adil Shah II

Answer: Option 3

Explanation:

Mohammed Adil Shah was the ruler of Bijapur, ascending the throne in 1627 at the comparatively young age of sixteen years. Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah. Discuss this in Forums

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8 : Ardha Mandapa is the name of entrance porch of which famous monument?
Options:
  1. Akbar's Tomb
  2. Taj Mahal
  3. Sun Temple
  4. Khajuraho Temples

Answer: Option 4

Explanation:

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9 : Name the Indian building having one of the largest vaulted gallery in the World.
Options:
  1. Gaganmahal
  2. Mughal Arcade and Spring
  3. Stone memorial of U.Mawthaw
  4. Bara Imambara

Answer: Option 4

Explanation:

Bara Imambara is an imambara complex in Lucknow, India, built by Asaf-ud-Daula, Nawab of Awadh, in 1784. It is also called the Asafi Imambara. Bara means big, and an imambara is a shrine built by Shia Muslims for the purpose of Azadari. Discuss this in Forums

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10 : Stupa is a religious monument of
Options:
  1. Jains
  2. Buddhists
  3. Jews
  4. Parsis

Answer: Option 2

Explanation:

A Stupa is a mound-like or hemispherical structure containing relics of Buddhists and used as a place of meditation. Discuss this in Forums

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