UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-9

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    Which of the following was not a characteristic feature of the buildings of the Delhi Sultanate during the 13th century?

    A)  These buildings were based on a distinct tradition of architecture called 'saracenic?

    B)  They made use of arches vaults and domes

    C)  The buildings are characterised by plastic exuberance rather than simple severity.

    D)  Lime cement was used to construct these buildings

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Love for light and space and simple severity is an important feature of these buildings Mohammed Gori, was the 1st Sultan of Delhi and his dynasty conquered large areas of Northern India. Delhi Sultanate is also noted for being one of the few states to repel an attack from the Mongols.

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