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Q1

Which of the following is common among the sculptures at Bharhut, Bodhgaya, Sanchi Stupa-2, and Jagayyapetta?

Q2

Consider the following pairs:

1. Dhauli: Orissa

2. Vidisha: Madhya Pradesh

3. Bhaja:   Gujarat

4. Didarganj: Bihar

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

Q3

With reference to the early tradition of the construction of Stupa, consider the following statements:

1. The pradakshinapatha is the main entrance of the structure.

2. The toranas are the boundary walls of a stupa that have depictions of various events from the life of the Buddha and the Jatakas.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q4

Consider the following statements:

1. The stupas were generally constructed over the relics of the Buddha.

2. The construction of stupas was restricted to the Gangetic valley only.

3. The great stupa at Sanchi was initially built with bricks during the time of Ashoka.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

Q5

The dream of queen Maya is an excellent example of the narrative scenes in relief depicted at

Q6

Consider the following statements:

1. The stupas were generally constructed over the relics of the Buddha.

2. The construction of stupas was restricted to the Gangetic valley only. 

3. The great stupa at Sanchi was initially built with bricks during the time of Ashoka.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q7

The dream of queen Maya is an excellent example of the narrative scenes in relief depicted at 

 

Q8

With reference to the nagara style of temple construction, consider the following statements:

1. In this style, the temples does not usually have elaborate boundary walls or gateways.

2. Unlike the Dravida style of temple construction, these temples had only one tower.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

Q9

 The Valabhi type of temple construction is sub-style of

Q10

Which of the following statements is/are correct about the post-Mauryan trends in Indian art and architecture?

1. There was a rise of the construction of stupas.

2. The use of knotted headgear in male images.

3. The narration of Jataka stories.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 

Q11

Consider the following statements about the Nashik Caves

  1. It is a group of Buddhist and Jain caves.
  2. They belonged to the Mahayana period.
  3. The site also depicts an excellent system of water management.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

 

Q12

Consider the following statements about the Ajanta and Ellora Cave System

  1. Ellora is a series of rock-cut caves in the Sahyadri ranges on Waghora river.
  2. Ellora set of caves were developed during the period between the 5th and 11th centuries A.D.
  3. “Dying princess” painting from Jataka tales is seen in Ajanta caves.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

 

Q13

 Regarding the town  Mahabalipuram, consider the following statements

  1. Mahabalipuram is the 7th century Chola sites.
  2. Group of monuments at Mahabalipuram includes Pandava Rathas, Varaha Rock Caves.
  3. Shore temple complex located at Mahabalipuram predominantly dedicated to the Lord Vishnu.

Which of the statements given above is/are Incorrect?

Q14

Which of the following is the feature of Chola Empire Architecture

  1. Construction of temple based on the Dravida Style.
  2. Adopted typical Vimana style in temple construction.
  3. The entire structure was enclosed in a courtyard surrounded by high walls.
  4. Mandap, a carved pillar hall in front of the sanctum

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q15

Which of the following is the feature of the Nagara Style of Architecture, 

  1. A curved spiral roof over the Garbhagriha.
  2. Temples surrounded by boundary walls.
  3. Absence of assembly halls in front of principle shrine.
  4. The main room was generally in square shape.

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

Q16

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched regarding techniques and representation of paintings?

    Techniques                                           Representation

1. Lepyacitras                                          Folklore

2. Lekhacitras                                        Textiles

3. Dhulicitras                                              Floor

Select the correct answer from the following codes

 

Q17

In Ajanta paintings, themes are from

  1. Life of Buddha
  2. Jatakas
  3. Avadanas

Select the correct answer from the following codes

 

Q1.

Which of the following is common among the sculptures at Bharhut, Bodhgaya, Sanchi Stupa-2, and Jagayyapetta?

a) Absence of the panels depicting narratives.
b) Depiction of the 'Descent of Ganges' story.
c) Very naturalistic representation of human and animal bodies.
d) Narration of the Queen Mayadevi’s dream.
Q2.

Consider the following pairs:

1. Dhauli: Orissa

2. Vidisha: Madhya Pradesh

3. Bhaja:   Gujarat

4. Didarganj: Bihar

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

a) 2 and 3 only
b) 1, 2 and 4 only
c) 1, 2 and 3 only
d) 3 and 4 only
Q3.

With reference to the early tradition of the construction of Stupa, consider the following statements:

1. The pradakshinapatha is the main entrance of the structure.

2. The toranas are the boundary walls of a stupa that have depictions of various events from the life of the Buddha and the Jatakas.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q4.

Consider the following statements:

1. The stupas were generally constructed over the relics of the Buddha.

2. The construction of stupas was restricted to the Gangetic valley only.

3. The great stupa at Sanchi was initially built with bricks during the time of Ashoka.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q5.

The dream of queen Maya is an excellent example of the narrative scenes in relief depicted at

a) Mathura
b) Jaggayyapeta
c) Bharhut
d) Khandagiri-Udaigiri
Q6.

Consider the following statements:

1. The stupas were generally constructed over the relics of the Buddha.

2. The construction of stupas was restricted to the Gangetic valley only. 

3. The great stupa at Sanchi was initially built with bricks during the time of Ashoka.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q7.

The dream of queen Maya is an excellent example of the narrative scenes in relief depicted at 

 

a) Mathura
b) Jaggayyapeta
c) Bharhut
d) Khandagiri-Udaigiri
Q8.

With reference to the nagara style of temple construction, consider the following statements:

1. In this style, the temples does not usually have elaborate boundary walls or gateways.

2. Unlike the Dravida style of temple construction, these temples had only one tower.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) Both 1 and 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2
Q9.

 The Valabhi type of temple construction is sub-style of

a) Dravida style
b) Vesara style
c) Nagara style
d) None of the above
Q10.

Which of the following statements is/are correct about the post-Mauryan trends in Indian art and architecture?

1. There was a rise of the construction of stupas.

2. The use of knotted headgear in male images.

3. The narration of Jataka stories.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

 

a) 3 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 1, 2 and 3
Q11.

Consider the following statements about the Nashik Caves

  1. It is a group of Buddhist and Jain caves.
  2. They belonged to the Mahayana period.
  3. The site also depicts an excellent system of water management.

Which of the statement given above is/are correct?

 

a) 3 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1 and 3 only
Q12.

Consider the following statements about the Ajanta and Ellora Cave System

  1. Ellora is a series of rock-cut caves in the Sahyadri ranges on Waghora river.
  2. Ellora set of caves were developed during the period between the 5th and 11th centuries A.D.
  3. “Dying princess” painting from Jataka tales is seen in Ajanta caves.

Which of the statement given above is/are Incorrect?

 

a) 1 only
b) 2 only
c) 1 and 2 only
d) 2 and 3 only
Q13.

 Regarding the town  Mahabalipuram, consider the following statements

  1. Mahabalipuram is the 7th century Chola sites.
  2. Group of monuments at Mahabalipuram includes Pandava Rathas, Varaha Rock Caves.
  3. Shore temple complex located at Mahabalipuram predominantly dedicated to the Lord Vishnu.

Which of the statements given above is/are Incorrect?

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 2 and 3 only
c) 1 and 3 only
d) All of the above
Q14.

Which of the following is the feature of Chola Empire Architecture

  1. Construction of temple based on the Dravida Style.
  2. Adopted typical Vimana style in temple construction.
  3. The entire structure was enclosed in a courtyard surrounded by high walls.
  4. Mandap, a carved pillar hall in front of the sanctum

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 1 and 2 only
b) 1 and 3 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) All of the above
Q15.

Which of the following is the feature of the Nagara Style of Architecture, 

  1. A curved spiral roof over the Garbhagriha.
  2. Temples surrounded by boundary walls.
  3. Absence of assembly halls in front of principle shrine.
  4. The main room was generally in square shape.

Select the correct code using the option given below

 

a) 1, 2 and 3
b) 2, 3 and 4
c) 1, 3 and 4
d) 1, 2 and 4
Q16.

Which of the following pairs are correctly matched regarding techniques and representation of paintings?

    Techniques                                           Representation

1. Lepyacitras                                          Folklore

2. Lekhacitras                                        Textiles

3. Dhulicitras                                              Floor

Select the correct answer from the following codes

 

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1,2 and 3
Q17.

In Ajanta paintings, themes are from

  1. Life of Buddha
  2. Jatakas
  3. Avadanas

Select the correct answer from the following codes

 

a) 1 only
b) 1 and 2 only
c) 2 and 3 only
d) 1,2 and 3