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The Taj Mahal Quiz tests how familiar you are with one of the Eight Wonders of the World, the Taj Mahal of India.The Taj Mahal Quiz also challenges your knowledge regarding the important people surrounding the creation of the Taj Mahal.
1. Who was considered to be the principal designer of Taj Mahal?
a.Ismail Afandi
b.Muhammad Hanif
c.Isa Muhammad Effendi
d.Ustad Ahmad Lahauri
2. Who was the chief calligrapher of the florid thuluth scripts that are found in Taj Mahal?
a.Amanat Khan
c.Qazim Khan
d.Muhammad Hanif
3. Taj Mahal was built on the south of the walled city of Agra which was originally owned by:
a.Ibrahim Shah Lodi
b.Shah Jahan
c.Bahadur Shah I
d.Sher Shah Suri
4. The exterior decorations of Taj Mahal are among the finest to be found in Mughal architecture.  Which of the statements below is not true about its decoration?
a.Decorative elements were created by applying paint or stucco
b.The decorative elements can be group into either calligraphy, abstract forms or vegetative motifs.
c.Passages from the Qur'an are used as decorative elements throughout the complex.
d.Vegetative motifs are found at the upper walls of the tomb.
5. Taj Mahalís interior chamberís decoration goes beyond the traditional decorative elements.  How is the interior work inlaid?
a.Inlay work of Taj Mahl is of Pietra dura, a technique using small, cut-and-fitted, highly-polished colored stones.
b.Taj mahal is interiorly decorated with lapidary of precious and semiprecious gemstones.
c.Graves of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan are elaborately decorated with precious and semiprecious gems.
d.The inner chamber is hexagonally designed, allowing entry from each face.
6. When was Taj Mahal designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
7. How many years did it take to build the Taj Mahal?
8. From where were the materials taken to built Taj Mahal
b.England and India
c.India and Asia
d.all of the above
9. How many years did it take to build the Taj Mahal?
10. what was shah jahans first name
a.prince shah
b.prince khurram
c.prince arjumand
d.prince jahan
11. How many people built the Taj Mahal ?
12. For whom built the taj mahal?
c.indhira ganthi
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What others think about Taj Mahal
By: abbey on Mar 31, 2013
  taj mahal is cool.
By: rihaba on Jun 17, 2011
  taj mahal is one of 7 wonders of the world
By: SOHAIL on Jun 16, 2011
By: milletzky on Sep 29, 2010
  Although I'm not an Indian, I always hold the Taj Mahal in awe. It's so amazingly beautiful and it holds some kind of mystic...
By: gayatri duhan 21 sept 2010 on Sep 21, 2010
  it is an immortal love story
By: abhishek naaz on Sep 19, 2010
  it has been made by shah jahan
By: gauthamsnambissan on Aug 22, 2009
  very good choice
By: Trufflez on Mar 31, 2009
  Surprisingly, Shah Jahan, the Mughal Emperor of India, had not actually built the Taj Mahal. As mentioned before it was built by 3 gentlemen, and also designed by people from other countries. Although, it was the Emperor’s idea to build this masterpiece. He was also the one that brought people
By: Norma Schollar on Jan 24, 2009
  It is the most marvellous monument I have ever seen

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