Provincial Dynasty of North India and Deccan Province MCQ Set-2

21. Hoysala monuments are found in

(A) Hampi and Hospet
(B) Halebid and Belur
(C) Mysore and Bangalore
(D) Sringeri and Dharwar

Answer (B) Halebid and Belur

[IAS (Pre) 2001]

22. What is modern name of Hoysaleshvara’s ancient capital of Dwarasamudra?

(A) Sringeri
(B) Belur
(C) Halebid
(D) Somnathpur

Answer (C) Halebid

[UPPCS (Mains) 2003]

23. Which one of the following monuments has a dome which is said to be one of the largest in the world?

(A) Tomb of Sher Shah, Sasaram
(B) Jama Masjid, Delhi
(C) Tomb of Ghiyas-ud-din Tughluq, Delhi
(D) Gol Gumbad, Bijapur

Answer (D) Gol Gumbad, Bijapur

[IAS (Pre) 1995]

24. Who built Gujari Mahal?

(A) Suraj Sen
(B) Man Singh
(C) Tej Karan
(D) Akbar

Answer (B) Man Singh

[MPPCS (Pre) 2010]

25. Consider the following statements. The striking feature of the Jama Masjid in Kashmir completed by Zain-ul-Abidin include(s)

1. Turret
2. Similarity with Buddhist pagodas
3. Persian style

Which of the above statements is/are correct?
(A) Only 1
(B) 1, 2 and 3
(C) 2 and 3
(D) 1 and 3

Answer (B) 1, 2 and 3

[IAS (Pre) 1999]

26. Consider the following pairs.

Medieval – Present Indian State Region
1. Champaka – Central India
2. Durgara – Jammu
3. Kuluta – Malabar

Which of the above pairs is/are correctly matched?
(A) 1 and 2
(B) Only 2
(C) 1 and 3
(D) Only 3

Answer (B) Only 2

[IAS (Pre) 2015]

27. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the code given below.

List-I List-II
(a) Adil Shahi 1. Ahmednagar
(b) Qutub Shahi 2. Bijapur
(c) Nizam Shahi 3. Golconda
(d) Sharqi Shahi 4. Jaunpur

(A) (a) – 1, (b) – 2, (c) – 3, (d) – 4
(B) (a) – 2, (b) – 3, (c) – 4, (d) – 1
(C) (a) – 3, (b) – 4, (c) – 1, (d) – 2
(D) (a) – 2, (b) – 3, (c) – 1, (d) – 4

Answer (D) (a) – 2, (b) – 3, (c) – 1, (d) – 4

[Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2003 UP Lower Sub. (Pre) 2002]

28. Match the following monuments with their concerned ruler and select the correct code given below.

List-I List-II
(a) Double dome 1. Sher Shah
(b) Octagonal tomb 2. Muhammad Adil Shah
(c) True arch tomb 3. Balban
(d) Gol Gumbad 4. Sikandar Lodi

(A) (a) – 4, (b) – 3, (c) – 1, (d) – 2
(B) (a) – 4, (b) – 1, (c) – 3, (d) – 2
(C) (a) – 1, (b) – 3, (c) – 4, (d) – 2
(D) (a) – 2, (b) – 3, (c) – 1, (d) – 4

Answer (B) (a) – 4, (b) – 1, (c) – 3, (d) – 2

[Uttarakhand PCS (Pre) 2012]