CMAT 2024 Top-50 Static GK Questions on Historical Monuments PDF

by Naveen Neredimalli Fri 03 May 2024 06:14 PM 105
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Historical monuments not only symbolize the rich heritage of a country but also reflect the artistic, religious, and social aspects of a civilization. Questions related to these monuments often appear in CMAT exams, testing candidates' awareness of global landmarks and their historical significance. To assist CMAT 2024 aspirants in preparing effectively, we have compiled a set of top 50 static GK questions focusing specifically on historical monuments. This curated list aims to enhance your understanding of iconic structures from around the world, covering diverse eras and civilizations. Each question in this document is designed to challenge and broaden your knowledge base, enabling you to approach monument-related questions with confidence during the exam. Understanding these monuments not only enhances your GK but also enriches your appreciation for global history and heritage.

Question 1

Which monument in India is also called as ‘Amba Vilas’?

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Question 2

Which was the India’s first rural university established by Nanaji Deshmukh?

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Question 3

Which ruler has built the Leh Palace that has been adopted under “Adopt a Heritage” project?

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Question 4

Match the following UNESCO world heritage sites with the place they belong

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Question 5

How many number of sites in India are part of the UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites list?

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Question 6

Shakti Stal is the memorial site of which political leader?

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Question 7

A paragraph is given below. Identify the factual inaccuracy in the paragraph and select the appropriate option:

The Statue of Unity was inaugurated by the Prime Minister on October 31, 2018. The 181-metre tall statue is the tallest statue in the world. The statue was inaugurated on the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, whose role in the unification of India is remarkable. Patel is often remembered for Operation Polo, which led to the annexation of the state of Hyderabad to the Indian union.

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Question 8

Who has designed the Dilwara temples in Rajasthan?

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Question 9

Khajuraho temple is located in?

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Question 10

Bagh caves are located in which state?

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Question 11

Vivekananda Rock Memorial is situated at?

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Question 12

Who built Taj Mahal?

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Question 13

The Jaisalmer Fort is located in?

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Question 14

The tomb of a Sufi Saint is called ______.

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Question 15

Lion tailed Macaque is also called as ______.

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Question 16

'Powa Mecca' in Assam is the tomb of ______.

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Question 17

Gnana Saraswati temple of southern India is located at:

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Question 18

In which state is the archaeological site of Surkotada situated?

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Question 19

Which historical site is located in 'Jaugada' in Odisha?

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Question 20

If Ranchi is called Delhi, Delhi is called Mumbai, Mumbai is called Dehradun, Dehradun is called Nagpur and Nagpur is called Meerut then where is the Gate way of India?

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Question 21

The Gol Gumbad (Gumbaz) of ________ is the mausoleum of Muhammad Adil Shah.

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Question 22

The Biraja Temple, the Rajarani Temple and the Samaleswari Temple are all located in ________.

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Question 23

In which year was the Nahargarh Fort in Jaipur built by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II ?

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Question 24

In which of the following cities is the tomb of Rani of Jhansi situated?

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Question 25

In which state The Jaugada Rock Edict of Asoka is located?

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Question 26

Where is the Dharmraja Ratha monument located?

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Question 27

Which of the following monasteries is located in Sikkim?

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Question 28

Alai-Darwaza, the southern gateway of the Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque in Delhi, was constructed by .....

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Question 29

Which of the following historical monument has been chosen as a "Swachh
Bharat Icon" by the Union Government on November 21, 2017.

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Question 30

Buland Darwaza built by Akbar is in which city?

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Question 31

At 73 metres, which of the following is the world's tallest rubble masonry minaret?

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Question 32

"Lake Palace" built by Maharana Jagat Singh II is in which city?

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Question 33

The Victoria Memorial in Kolkata is constructed with which of the following materials?

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Question 34

Which temple complex is in the shape of a gigantic chariot, having elaborately carved stone wheels, pillars and walls?

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Question 35

Which one of the following is not included in the list of the new seven wonders of the world announced in Lisbon, the capital of Purtegal, on July 7, 2007 ?

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Question 36

Which one of the following India’s World Heritage Sites included in UNESCO's list has not been matched correctly with its location ?

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Question 37

Where is the tomb of Sher Shah Suri located?

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Question 38

How many windows are there on the outside walls of Hawa Mahal of Jaipur?

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Question 39

Consider the following statements regarding Hoysala art.
1. The Hoysala style (1050 -1300 AD) developed in the southern region of Karnataka.
2. Hoysala art may be said to have its starting point in the temples of the early Chalukyas at Aihole, Badami and Pattadkal.
3. An important monument employing this art is the Kesava temple at Belur.
4. Apart from the architectural plan, the Hoysala style attained a few more distinguishing characteristics. For instance, chloritic schist was given up in favour of more tractable sandstone.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

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Question 40

Which of the following statements is true about the inauguration of the Statue of Unity?

(1) On Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s 100th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the Statue of Unity.
(2 Designed by Padma Bhushan recipient sculptor Ram V Sutar.

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Question 41

How many monasteries and temples are there in Ellora caves?

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Question 42

Phodong Monastery is located in ______.

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Question 43

In which of the following neighbouring countries of India is the famous Katas Raj Temples complex, with shrines of multiple faiths, located?

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Question 44

Which monument was built in 1924 to welcome King George V and Queen Mary?

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Question 45

The place of Gautama Buddha’s birth was a grove known as ______.

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Question 46

Fort Saint Louis was a ______ fort that stood in Pondicherry on the eastern coast of India.

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Question 47

______ is a palace in Jaipur, built by Sawai Pratap Singh.

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Question 48

Where is Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) situated?

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Question 49

Which of the following is a fair held at the shrine of Mastan Shah Vali?

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Question 50

Which of the following forts was built by the Kakatiya dynasty?

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