SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    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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