Rajasthan Palaces And Forts Quiz

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  • 1. 

    On the peak of which range is the Jaigarh Fort situated?

    • A.

      Aravalli Range

    • B.

      Dundwa Range

    • C.

      Harishchandra Range

    • D.

      Purvanchal Range

    Correct Answer
    A. Aravalli Range
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Aravalli Range. Jaigarh Fort is situated on the peak of the Aravalli Range. The Aravalli Range is a mountain range in western India, running approximately 692 km in a northeastern direction across the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana, and Delhi. The fort is strategically located on a hilltop, providing a vantage point and offering stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

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  • 2. 

    Jaigarh Fort is also recognized as which among the following?

    • A.

      Victory Fort

    • B.

      Bikaner Fort

    • C.

      Aravalli Fort

    • D.

      Jaipur Fort

    Correct Answer
    A. Victory Fort
    Explanation
    Jaigarh Fort is also recognized as Victory Fort because it is known for its impregnability and has never been conquered in battle. It is located in Jaipur, Rajasthan and was built to protect the Amer Fort and the city of Jaipur. The fort is famous for its massive walls, watchtowers, and the world's largest cannon on wheels. It served as a military stronghold and a treasury for the rulers of Jaipur. The name "Victory Fort" highlights its historical significance and the successful defense of the fort against enemy attacks.

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  • 3. 

    Where is Junagarh Fort located?

    • A.

      Bikaner

    • B.

      Jaipur

    • C.

      Jodhpur

    • D.

      Kota

    Correct Answer
    A. Bikaner
    Explanation
    Junagarh Fort is located in Bikaner.

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  • 4. 

    Where is Hawa Mahal located?

    • A.

      Bikaner

    • B.

      Jaipur

    • C.

      Jodhpur

    • D.

      Kota

    Correct Answer
    B. Jaipur
    Explanation
    Hawa Mahal is located in Jaipur. This famous tourist attraction is known for its unique architecture, which includes a high screen wall made of pink and red sandstone. The name "Hawa Mahal" translates to "Palace of Winds," and it was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The purpose of the palace was to allow the women of the royal household to observe the street festivals and processions while maintaining their privacy. The five-story structure is designed in the form of a honeycomb and has 953 small windows, called jharokhas, which provide ventilation and allow cool breezes to pass through.

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  • 5. 

    The Jai Mahal Palace is the present abode of the regal Maratha family. What is the name of the family? 

    • A.

      Scindia Family

    • B.

      Mirdha Family

    • C.

      Maderna Family

    • D.

      The Pilot Family

    Correct Answer
    A. Scindia Family
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Scindia Family. The Jai Mahal Palace is currently occupied by the regal Maratha family, which is the Scindia Family.

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  • 6. 

    Where is the Umaid Bhawan Palace situated?

    • A.

      Bikaner

    • B.

      Jaipur

    • C.

      Jodhpur

    • D.

      Kota

    Correct Answer
    C. Jodhpur
    Explanation
    The Umaid Bhawan Palace is situated in Jodhpur. Jodhpur is a city in the state of Rajasthan, India. The palace is one of the largest private residences in the world and is currently divided into a museum, a luxury hotel, and the residence of the royal family of Jodhpur. It was built between 1928 and 1943 and is known for its stunning architecture and grandeur.

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  • 7. 

    Jaigarh Fort has a massive cannon. What is the name of the cannon?

    • A.

      Jaivana

    • B.

      Foot Artillery Sword

    • C.

      Light Artillery Saber

    • D.

      Dragoon Saber

    Correct Answer
    A. Jaivana
    Explanation
    Jaivana is the name of the cannon located at Jaigarh Fort.

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  • 8. 

    When was Lal Garh Palace created?

    • A.

      1950

    • B.

      1902

    • C.

      1888

    • D.

      1935

    Correct Answer
    B. 1902
    Explanation
    Lal Garh Palace was created in 1902.

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  • 9. 

    The entrance hall to the amber fort is through which among the following?

    • A.

      Suraj Pol

    • B.

      Hawa Mahal

    • C.

      Bikaner Fort

    • D.

      Jodhpur Palace

    Correct Answer
    A. Suraj Pol
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Suraj Pol. Suraj Pol is the entrance gate to the Amber Fort in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. It is also known as the Sun Gate and is one of the main entrances to the fort. Suraj Pol is a grand and impressive entrance with intricate architecture and design. It leads visitors into the magnificent Amber Fort, which is a popular tourist attraction in Jaipur.

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  • 10. 

    Which among the following is one of the finest attractions of the Junagarh Fort?

    • A.

      Chandra Mahal

    • B.

      Hawa Mahal

    • C.

      Bikaner Fort

    • D.

      Jodhpur Palace

    Correct Answer
    A. Chandra Mahal
    Explanation
    Chandra Mahal is one of the finest attractions of the Junagarh Fort.

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