|Column I||Column II|
|(i) Sultan||(a) Hasht bihisht|
|(ii) King's reservoir||(b) Shadow of God|
|(iii) Eight paradises||Hauz-i-Sultani|
Answer: i - b, ii - c, iii – a
The first floor of Qutb Minar was constructed by ____ around 1199.
The elephant stables in Vijayanagara were influenced by the architectural styles of ___
The Taj Mahal is the grandest architectural accomplishment of the reign of ____
The surface of the minar is
Name the Mughal emperors who were personally interested in art, literature and architecture.
Answer: Babur, Humayun, Akbar, Jahangir and especially Shah Jahan.
Which places had tanks and reservoirs as their part?
Answer: Temples, mosques and gurudwaras.
Name the locations where some of the most beautiful chahar baghs were constructed by Jahangir and Shah Jahan?
Answer: Kashmir, Agra and Delhi.
Answer: The part of a building above the ground floor.
Why were temples destroyed by some rulers?
Answer: Since temples were the indicators of the kings’ devotion to God and their power and wealth, it was obvious to target temples while attacking kingdoms.
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