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GK Questions: Indian Geography – Set 12

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  1. Brihadeshwara Temple located in ………………
    1.Tamil Nadu
    3.Andhra Pradesh
    5.None of these
    Answer -1.Tamil Nadu
    Explanation :
    Brihadeshwara Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is also known as Periya Kovil, RajaRajeswara Temple and Rajarajeswaram.

  2. The Pattadakal Temples located in which state ?
    3.West Bengal
    4.Uttara Pradesh
    5.None of these
    Answer -2.Karnataka
    Explanation :
    Papanatha Temple is the only temple that has been designed on both north and south Indian styles of architecture. Containing a Nagara styled Vimanam, the temple dates back to 680 AD. It was located in Karnataka

  3. …………..…………… was located in Maharashtra
    1.Ajanta Caves
    2.Ellora Cave
    3.Hampi Temple
    4.Jantar Mantar
    5.Both 1 and 2
    Answer – 5.Both 1 and 2
    Explanation :
    The Ajanta Caves in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state of India are about 30 rock-cut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 or 650 CE
    Ellora is an archaeological site 29 km north-west of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra, built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty and Yadav.

  4. The Humayun’s Tomb located in ………………
    5.None of these
    Answer –1.Delhi
    Located in Delhi Humayun’s Tomb was built by wife of mughal emperor Hamida Banu Begam. Humayun Tomb is major tourist attraction.

  5. Which was located in Jaipur ?
    1.Sanchi Stupa
    2.Airavatesvara Temple
    3.Victoria Terminus
    4.Jantar Mantar
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Jantar Mantar
    Explanation :
    The Jantar Mantar monument of Jaipur, Rajasthan is a collection of nineteen architectural astronomical instruments, built by the Rajput king Sawai Jai Singh, and completed in 1738 CE

  6. The Valley of flowers located in which state ?
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Uttarakhand
    Explanation :
    Valley of Flowers National Park is an Indian national park, located in West Himalaya, in the state of Uttarakhand and is known for its meadows of endemic alpine flowers and the variety of flora. This Reserve is in the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves since 2004.

  7. …………………….. was located in Bihar
    1.Mahabodhi temple
    2.Khajurao temple
    3.Mahabalipuram temple
    4.Sun Temple
    5.None of these
    Answer –1.Mahabodhi temple
    Explanation :
    The Mahabodhi Vihar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a Buddhist temple in Bodh Gaya, marking the location where the Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment. Bodh Gaya is located about 96 km from Patna, Bihar state, India

  8. The Hampi Temples located in ………………..
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Karnataka
    Explanation :
    Hampi (Hampe) is a village in northern Karnataka, India. It was one of the richest and largest cities in the world during its prime. The ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed as the Group of Monuments at Hampi.

  9. Which one of the following located in Uttar Pradesh?
    1.Hill forts
    2.Red Fort
    3.Rock Shelters of Bhimbetaka
    4.Fatehpur Sikri
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Fatehpur Sikri
    Explanation :
    Fatehpur Sikri is a city in the Agra District of Uttar Pradesh, India. Previously the city’s name was Vijaypur Sikari, of the Sikarwar Rajput clan; the later city was founded in 1569

  10. The Sun Temple located in ……………….
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Konak
    Explanation :
    Konark Sun Templeis a 13th-century Sun Temple at Konark in Odisha, India. The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site[4] and has also featured on various list of Seven Wonders of India.