UPSC History Delhi Sultnat (Gulam, Khilji, Tughlak, Sayyed, Lodhi) Question Bank Medieval History

  • question_answer Consider the following statements regarding the architecture of the Vijayanagara Empire:
    1. The chief characteristics of the vijayanagara architecture were the construction of tall raya gopurams or gateways and the kalyanamandapam with carved pillars in the temple premises.
    2. The elephant was the most common animal found in the pillars.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?             

    A)  1 only             

    B)  2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2                

    D)  Neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

     The horse was the most common animal found in the temple pillars of Vijayanagara architecture.

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