Indian Ancient Architecture Questions
Question 1. The Kailasa temple of Ellora was built by _________.
(A) Chalukyas of Vatapi
(B) Ganga Rulers
(D) None of the above
Question 2. The rock-cut caves in Western India are located in ________.
(A) Bhaja, Pitalkhora and Kondane
(B) Ajanta, Bhaja and Kondane
(C) Junar, Kalyan and Pitalkhora
(D) Nasik, Ellora and Ajanta
Question 3. Which of the following caves is famous for ‘Trimurti’?
Question 4. In which of the following rock cut caves eleven headed Bodhisattva image is depicted?
Question 5. Matangesvara Temple at Khajuraho is dedicated to ________.
Question 6. Which dynasty constructed the Ellora Kailasa Temple?
Question 7. Which of the following temples is an example of rock-cut architecture?
(A) Jagannatha Temple,Puri
(B) Kailasa Temple,Ellora
(C) Rajarajeshwara Temple,Thanjavur
(D) Shore Temple, Mamallapuram
Question 8. Famous cave temples of Elephanta are ascribed to?
Question 9. Which centre consists of more than 100 Buddha caves?
Question 10. The Temple of Kandariya Mahadev at Khajuraho was built by _________.
Question 11. Which of the following temples is considered a wonder of rock-cut architecture?
(A) Kandaria Mahadeva Temple, Khajuraho
(B) Kailasa Temple, Ellora
(C) Lingaraja Temple, Bhubaneshwar
(D) Brihadisvara Temple, Tanjavur
Question 12. Buddhist, Hindu and Jain rock-cut caves coexist at ________.
Question 13. The Elephanta caves were mainly sculptured for which of the following devotees?
Question 14. The pinnacle of which of the following is built-in Dravida style?
(A) Oriya Temple
(B) Kandaria Mahadev Temple
(C) Teli Temple of Gwalior
(D) Bhitargaon Temple
Question 15. The associates of Khajuraho Temple Architecture were?
(C) Gurjara – Pratihara
Question 16. Ellora caves were built by ____________.
Question 17. The caves and rock-cut temples at Ellora represent only?
(A) Hindus, Buddhists and Jains
(B) Hindus and Jains
(C) Buddhists and Jains
Question 18. Palitana temple is located near?
(C) Mount Abu
Question 19. Which of the following is not a world heritage site?
(A) Mandu fort
(B) Sanchi stupa
(C) Bhimbetka rock shelters
(D) Khajuraho temples
Question 20. The temples of Khajuraho are related with _________.
(A) Jain religion
(B) Hindu and Jain
(C) Hindu religion
(D) Buddhist religion
Question 21. Which of the following places is famous for Buddhist Cave Temples?
Question 22. There are only two known examples of cave paintings of the Gupta period in ancient India. One of these is paintings of Ajanta caves. Where is the other surviving examples of Gupta paintings?
(A) Nasik caves
(B) Lomas Rishi caves
(C) Elora caves
(D) Bagh cave
Question 23. Jain temple of Abu is made of _________.
(C) Lime stone
(D) Sand stone
Question 24. Which of the following temples is not located at Khajuraho?
(C) Chausath Yogini
(D) Kandariya Mahadev
Question 25. Which dynasty gave India its famous temples of Khajuraho?