|The Bahmani architecture in the Deccan is marked by its distinct originally and independent style. Which of the following statements about Bahmani architecture are correct?|
|1. It derived its elements from the architectural styles of the Delhi Sultanate and that of distant Persia.|
|2. The forts built by the Bahmanis were undoubtedly the greatest monuments far exceeding any of the same period in Europe.|
|3. Bahmani architecture did reflect harmonious blend of both Hindi and Islamic styles. Select the correct answer using the codes given below|
A) 1, 2 and 3
B) 2 and 3
C) 1 and 3
D) 1 and 2
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] Bahmanis encouraged a distinct style by inviting architects from Persia, Turkey, Arabia and blending them with local styles. The resulting culture was a blend of both northern and southern styles and had its own distinct elements. Gumbaz (the largest dome in the world) and Charminar located at Hyderabad are world-famous examples of Bahamani architecture.
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