SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-6

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    With reference to Mathura School of art, consider the following statements:
    1. It was influenced by the Greek arts.
    2. Red sandstone was primarily used.
    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: B

    Solution :

    [b] Mathura School of art was primarily indigenous. It was the Gandhara School of art that was influenced from the Greeks. The sculptures of Mathura deserve recognition for creating the earliest, exclusively Indian representations of the Lord Buddha. Mathura school of art draws inspiration from the ancient Indian arts of Bharhut and Sanchi. The artists of Mathura used spotted red sandstone as the material for making images and statues.

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