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April 3 topic and previous year’s questions

April 3

Indian Culture – Salient aspects of Architecture

Main 2013

Chola architecture represents a high watermark in the evolution of temple architecture. Discuss.

Main 2014 

  1. To what extent has the urban planning and culture of the Indus Valley Civilization provided inputs to the present day urbanization? Discuss.
  2. Gandhara sculpture owed as much to the Romans as to the Greeks. Explain

Main 2015 

Mesolithic rock cut architecture of India not only reflects the cultural life of the times but also a fine aesthetic sense comparable to modern painting. Critically evaluate this comment

Main 2016

Early Buddhist Stupa-art, while depicting folk motifs and narratives successfully expounds Buddhist ideals. Elucidate.