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Quiz club ppt quiz questions


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Quiz club ppt quiz questions

  1. 1. Quiz and facts Famous landmarks in India
  2. 2. When did the construction of Taj Mahal begin
  3. 3. Facts about the Taj Mahal  The Taj Mahal at Agra was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the loving memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The magnificent palace on the banks of the rive Yamuna is counted among the Seven Wonders of the World.  Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1632. The principal mausoleum was completed in 1648 and the surrounding buildings and garden were finished five years later.
  4. 4. What type of material was used to design Qutb Minar
  5. 5.  Built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak, this is the earliest specimen of Islamic structures in the country. It is located in Delhi.  The material used was Arabesque Facts about Qutb Minar
  6. 6.  This is the Jama Masjid. In which year was this built
  7. 7. Facts about Jama Masjid  It is among the largest mosques in India. This was another piece of magnificence built by Shah Jahan in Delhi in 1656.  The foundation of the historic Jama Masjid was laid on a hillock in Shahjahanabad by the fifth Mughal Emperor of India, Shahjahan, on Friday, October 19,1650 AD.
  8. 8. What is the other name of Rashtrapati Bhavan
  9. 9. Facts about Rashtrapati Bhavan  The President’s official residence in the vicinity of the Parliament House of New Delhi was built during the British rule in India.  The British architect Edwin Landseer Lutyens, a major member of the city- planning process, was given the primary architectural responsibility.  The main palace building was formerly known as Viceroy's House.
  10. 10. What is the name of the shrine with eternal flame under the arch of India Gate
  11. 11. Facts about India Gate  This structure was built in the memory of the soldiers who perished in the First World War.  An eternal flame is placed underneath it in their tribute.  Burning as a shrine under the arch of India Gate since January 26, 1971 is the "Amar Jawan Jyoti" (the flame of the immortal warrior), which marks the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, an Indian soldier killed during the First World War.
  12. 12. For which type of faith was the Lotus temple was initially built
  13. 13. Facts about Lotus temple  One of the magnificent pieces of modern architecture, the Lotus Temple, built in 1986, was made for the Bahai faith and is situated in the southern part of Delhi.  Like all other Bahai Houses of Worship, the Lotus Temple is open to all regardless of religion, or any other distinction, as emphasized in Bahai texts.
  14. 14. This is the red fort. What is its original name
  15. 15. Facts about Red Fort  It is a grand fort built by Shah Jahan after he shifted his capital from Agra to Delhi.  The fort has two gates and two halls, viz. Diwan-e-am and Diwan-e-khas.  As the residence of the imperial family, the fort was originally known as the "Blessed Fort" (Quila-i-Mubarak)
  16. 16. During the time of which Sikh was the Golden temple built
  17. 17. Facts about Golden temple  The Golden Temple of Amritsar was built during the time of the 5th guru of the Sikhs, Guru Arjun Singh.  It is considered to be the holiest place for the Sikh religion.  It also houses the seat of the supreme head of the Sikhs.
  18. 18. What is the other name given by European sailors to Sun temple in Konark
  19. 19. Facts about Sun temple in Konark  The Sun Temple of Konark, Orissa, was built in dedication of the Sun god.  The name Konark derives from the combination of the Sanskrit words, Kona (corner) and Arka (sun) .  The monument was also called the Black Pagoda by European sailors.
  20. 20. The Ajanta caves are generally agreed to have been made in two distinct periods, separated by several centuries . Name the two periods.
  21. 21. Facts about Ajanta caves  The Ajanta Caves of Maharashtra were discovered in the 19th century by officers of the British Raj.  The caves narrate the life in the kingdoms during the period of 200 BC to 650 AD.  The caves are generally agreed to have been made in two distinct periods, separated by several centuries. They are: Caves of the first (Satavahana) period Caves of the later, or Vakataka, period
  22. 22. Identify this palace.
  23. 23. Facts about Kohlapur Palace  New Palace is located in Kolhapur. Built in 1884, it is also known as the Maharaja's New Place.  Major Mant designed the palace.  The architecture of the palace is a combination of Jain and Hindu influences from Gujarat and Rajasthan, and local Rajwada style.
  24. 24. Identify this backwater tourist destination in Kerala.
  25. 25. Facts about Kumarakom  Kumarakom is a popular tourism destination located near the city of Kottayam (16 kilometres) in Kerala, India, famous for its backwater tourism.  It is set in the backdrop of the Vembanad Lake which is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Kerala.[2]
  26. 26. What is the other name of Mysore Palace
  27. 27. Facts about Mysore Palace  The Palace of Mysore (also known as the Amba Vilas Palace) is a palace situated in the city of Mysore in southern India.  The Maharaja of Mysore His Highness Rajarshi Sri Sir. Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV commissioned the British architect- Lord Henry Irwin-to build a new palace in the place of the old one after it turned into ashes owing to a fire accident.  Construction of the current palace was commissioned in 1897, completed in 1912.
  28. 28. Name the seven hills of Tirumala near Tirupati where Lord Venkateshwara’s temple is situated
  29. 29. Facts about the Lord Venkateshwara’s temple in Tirumala  Tirumala Venkateswara Temple is a famous Vedic temple in the hill town of Tirumala, near Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.  The seven hills, also called Saptagiri (Template:Lang- Te), represent the Saptarishi (seven sages).They are:  Vrushabhadri  Anjanadri  Neeladri  Garudadri  Seshadri  Narayanadri  Venkatadri
  30. 30. Charminar was built at the center of the city, to commemorate___________ .
  31. 31. Facts about Charminar  The Charminar, built in 1591 CE, is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.  Charminar was built at the center of the city, to commemorate the eradication of plague.  Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah laid the Charminar, the structure was intended to serve as a Mosque and Madraasa.
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