What Do You Know About Indian Architecture?

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What Do You Know About Indian Architecture? - Quiz

The Indian architecture is as old as the history of this country. It comes in various forms, and of course, serves many purposes. For instance, nowadays in the country, you will find architectural remains such as temples, chaityas, viharas, stupas, etc. But do you think you can pass our quiz about India's architecture? If yes, take our quiz and see how well you do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What's a granary?
    • A. 

      It's where people sleep.

    • B. 

      It is a storehouse in a barn for threshed grain or animal feed.

    • C. 

      It's where people keep utensils.

    • D. 

      It's where butter is kept.

  • 2. 
    What's a Stupa? 
    • A. 

      It's structure built next to a river.

    • B. 

      It's a castle built on a mountain.

    • C. 

      It's a house built on a mountain.

    • D. 

      It's a mound like structure containing relics that is used as a place of meditation.

  • 3. 
    What a vihara?
    • A. 

      It's a Buddhist bikkhu monastery

    • B. 

      It's a temple

    • C. 

      It's a palace

    • D. 

      It's a fort

  • 4. 
    What's the other term for guard rail?
    • A. 

      Railings

    • B. 

      Railway

    • C. 

      Driveway

    • D. 

      Fortress

  • 5. 
    Where can one find the Great Stupa?
    • A. 

      In Colombo

    • B. 

      In Bengalore

    • C. 

      At Sanchi

    • D. 

      In Dubai

  • 6. 
    What's the translation for "Kandariya Mahadeva Temple"?
    • A. 

      The Great God of the mountain

    • B. 

      The great God of the cave

    • C. 

      The Great God of the forrest

    • D. 

      The Great God of the lake

  • 7. 
    Where can one find the Khajuraho Group Of Monuments?
    • A. 

      In Bombay

    • B. 

      In Pakistan

    • C. 

      In Madhya Pradesh

    • D. 

      In the Cashmere region

  • 8. 
    What's a Shikhara?
    • A. 

      It's the rising tower in the Muslim temple architecture of North India

    • B. 

      It's the rising tower in the Hindu temple architecture of North India

    • C. 

      It's the lower tower in the Hindu temple architecture of North India

    • D. 

      It's the rising tower in the Hindu temple architecture of South India

  • 9. 
    What's the other name for the Kesava Temple?
    • A. 

      Kassa Temple

    • B. 

      Chennakesava Temple

    • C. 

      Kassava Temple

    • D. 

      Chekessava Temple

  • 10. 
    Where can one find the Red Fort?
    • A. 

      Agra

    • B. 

      New Delhi

    • C. 

      Islamabad

    • D. 

      Mumbai

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