29 -Gupta Empire – Art, Architecture

1. The University of Nalanda was set up by which Gupta ruler?
[A] Kumargupta I
[B] Chandragupta II
[C] Samudragupta
[D] Kumargupta II

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2. Which among the following is known as the earliest example of Panchayatana style of temple?
[A] Dashavatara temple at Deogarh
[B] Temple at Pathari
[C] Shatrughneshwara temple at Bhubaneshwar
[D] Lakshmana temple at Sirpur

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3. The caves and rock-cut temples at Ellora are __:
[A] Buddhist
[B] Buddhist and Jain
[C] Hindu and Jain
[D] Hindu, Buddhist and Jain

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4. The Nalanda University was founded by which Gupta ruler?
[A] Samudragupta
[B] Kumargupta I
[C] Skandgupta
[D] Chandragupta I

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5. Which of the following inscriptions mentions Chandragupta Vikramaditya’s authority over North-Western India?
[A] Mehrauli iron pillar inscription
[B] Beirut inscription
[C] Junagarh inscription
[D] Allahbad pillar inscription

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6. Which of the following are the famous temples of Gupta empire?
[A] Mukund Darra Temple, Kota
[B] Dasavtar Temple, Jhansi
[C] Vishnu Temple, Tigawa
[D] All of the above

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7. In context of Gupta empire during whose time period was the Iron Pillar in Delhi erected?
[A] Samudragupta
[B] Chandragupta II
[C] Kumargupta I
[D] Skandgupta

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8. The construction of the Delhi Iron Pillar, now located at the Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque in New Delhi was constructed in which period?
[A] Maurya
[B] Satavahana
[C] Gupta
[D] Kushana

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9. Nalanda University was founded by which of the following ?
[A] Kumaragupta
[B] Skandagupta
[C] Samudragupta
[D] None of the above

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10. Bagh caves near Gwalior represent the paintings of which of the following era?
[A] Maurya Era
[B] Gupta Era
[C] Kushana Era
[D] Rajput Era

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