Do You Know Iron Pillar Of Delhi?

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Do You Know Iron Pillar Of Delhi?

The iron pillar of Delhi is currently standing in India and it is a kirti stambha. Do you know the facts about this topic? Find out in this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How tall is Iron pillar of Delhi?
    • A. 

      7 m

    • B. 

      8 m

    • C. 

      6 m

    • D. 

      5 m

  • 2. 
    When was Iron pillar of Delhi made?
    • A. 

      5th to 6th century CE

    • B. 

      3rd to 4th century CE

    • C. 

      7th century CE

    • D. 

      7th to 8 century CE

  • 3. 
    How much do the pillars weigh?
    • A. 

      Over 5 t

    • B. 

      Over 6 t

    • C. 

      Over 7 t

    • D. 

      Over 8 t

  • 4. 
    Pillar is made from 98% of which material?
    • A. 

      Bronze

    • B. 

      Aluminum

    • C. 

      Silver alloy

    • D. 

      Wrought iron

  • 5. 
    Who made the oldest inscription on the pillar?
    • A. 

      King Chandragupta II

    • B. 

      Bhagwan Lal Indraji

    • C. 

      Bhau Daji Lad

    • D. 

      Govardhan Rai Sharma

  • 6. 
    Why is the pillar resistant to corrosion?
    • A. 

      Due to a passive protective film

    • B. 

      Due to high amounts of phosphorus in the metal

    • C. 

      Do to the alternate wetting and drying under atmospheric conditions

    • D. 

      All above

  • 7. 
    By whom was done the first systematic research of Iron pillar?
    • A. 

      James Prinsep

    • B. 

      Herbert Garland

    • C. 

      Sir Robert Hodfield

    • D. 

      Ian MacGregor

  • 8. 
    When was a fence erected around the pillar in response to damage caused by visitors?
    • A. 

      1962.

    • B. 

      2000.

    • C. 

      1984.

    • D. 

      1997.

  • 9. 
    Which is the pillar's lower diameter?
    • A. 

      380 mm

    • B. 

      420 mm

    • C. 

      460 mm

    • D. 

      500 mm

  • 10. 
    Where was originally the pillar erected?
    • A. 

      Delhi

    • B. 

      In what is now Udayagiri

    • C. 

      Bangalore

    • D. 

      Jaipur