1. Which dynasty gave India its famous temples of Khajuraho?
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2. The temples of Khajuraho are related with
(B) Hindu religion
(C) Hindu and Jain
(D) Jain religion
Answer(C) Hindu and Jain
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3. The associates of Khajuraho Temple Architecture were
(B) Gurjara – Pratihara
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4. The Temple of Kandariya Mahadev at Khajuraho was built by
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5. Matangesvara Temple at Khajuraho is dedicated to
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6. Which of the following temples is not located at Khajuraho?
(B) Chausath Yogini
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7. Which of the following is not a world heritage sites?
(B) Bhimbetka rock shelters
(C) Sanchi stupa
(D) Mandu fort
Answer(D) Mandu fort
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8. The pinnacle of which of the following is built in Dravida style?
(B) Teli Temple of Gwalior
(C) Kandaria Mahadev Temple
(D) Oriya Temple
Answer(B) Teli Temple of Gwalior
9. Which centre consists more than 100 Buddha caves?
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10. In which of the following rock cut caves eleven headed Bodhisattava image is depicted?
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11. Jain temple of Abu is made of
(B) Lime stone
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12. Palitana temple is located near
(B) Mount Abu
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13. The Elephanta caves were mainly sculptured for which of the following devotees?
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14. Famous cave temples of Elephanta are ascribed to
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15. Which of the following caves is famous for ‘Trimurti’?
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16. There are only two known examples of cave paintings of the Gupta period in ancient India. One of these is paintings of Ajanta caves. Where is the other surviving examples of Gupta paintings?
(B) Elora caves
(C) Lomas Rishi caves
(D) Nasik caves
Answer(A) Bagh caves
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17. The caves and rock-cut temples at Ellora represent only
(B) Buddhists and Jains
(C) Hindus and Jains
(D) Hindus, Buddhists and Jains
Answer(D) Hindus, Buddhists and Jains
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18. Buddhist, Hindu and Jain rock-cut caves coexist at
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19. Which of the following temples is an example of rock-cut architecture?
Shore Temple, Mamallapuram
(B) Rajarajeshwara Temple, Thanjavur
(C) Kailasa Temple, Ellora
(D) Jagannatha Temple, Puri
Answer(C) Kailasa Temple, Ellora
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20. The rock-cut caves in Western India are located in
Nasik, Ellora and Ajanta
(B) Junar, Kalyan and Pitalkhora
(C) Ajanta, Bhaja and Kondane
(D) Bhaja, Pitalkhora and Kondane
Answer(A) Nasik, Ellora and Ajanta
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