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Quiz on Mughals of India - 2

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1. The name of which Mughal queen means 'The Chosen one of the palace'?

a. Salima Begum

b. Mumtaz Mahal

c. Jodha Bai

d. Razia Mahal


2. What does the 'Charbagh' style of Mughal architecture contain?

a. Four gardens

b. Four gates

c. Four minars

d. Four stairs


3. Which tomb is referred to as 'the Last Flicker in the Lamp of the Mughal Architecture'?

a. Jama Masjid

b. Bibi Ka Maqbara

c. Chandini Chowk

d. Safdarjung's Tomb


4. The name of which bazaar built by Shahjahan in Delhi, means 'moonlight'?

a. Nila Chowk

b. Connaught Place

c. Chandini Chowk

d. Pondy Bazaar


5. In which monument did Bahadur Shah Zafar, the last Mughal King, take refuge during the Sepoy Mutiny?

a. Taj Mahal

b. Qutb Minar

c. Red Fort

d. Humayum's Tomb


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Answers

1. The name of which Mughal queen means 'The Chosen one of the palace'?

a. Salima Begum

b. Mumtaz Mahal

c. Jodha Bai

d. Razia Mahal

Did You Know? Mumtaz Mahal's original name was Arjumand Banu Begum. She passed away after giving birth to Shah Jahan's 14th child. Read more about it in this link.

2. What does the 'Charbagh' style of Mughal architecture contain?

a. Four gardens

b. Four gates

c. Four minars

d. Four stairs

Did You Know? Charbagh is a Persian-style garden layout in which the main building is at the center of the garden, divided by walkways or flowing waters. Taj Mahal and Humayun's Tomb are the two most famous examples of Charbagh-style construction in India. Read more about it in this link.

3. Which tomb is referred to as 'the Last Flicker in the Lamp of the Mughal Architecture'?

a. Jama Masjid

b. Bibi Ka Maqbara

c. Chandini Chowk

d. Safdarjung's Tomb


Did You Know? The tomb was built in memory of Safdarjung, who was a powerful minister in the Mughal court during the reign of Muhammed Shah. Read more about it in this link.

4. The name of which bazaar built by Shahjahan in Delhi, means 'moonlight'?

a. Nila Chowk

b. Connaught Place

c. Chandini Chowk

d. Pondy Bazaar


Did You Know? Chandini Chowk, located in Delhi, runs through the middle of the walled city.

Read more about it in this link.

5. In which monument did Bahadur Shah Zafar, the last Mughal King, take refuge during the Sepoy Mutiny?

a. Taj Mahal

b. Qutb Minar

c. Red Fort

d. Humayum's Tomb


Did You Know? During the 1857 Sepoy Mutiny, Indians proclaimed Bahadur Shah Zafar as the 'King of India'. With the Mughal empire crumbling, he in the Humayun's Tomb where he was caught by the British. He was later exiled to Yangon, Myanmar with his family, where he passed away.

Read more about it in this link.

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