Konark Sun Temple
  • 1. Konark Sun Temple is a 13th-century Hindu temple dedicated to the sun god Surya, located in Konark, Odisha, India. It is designed in the shape of a gigantic chariot with finely carved stone wheels, pillars, and walls. The temple is known for its intricate stone carvings, depicting various aspects of life, mythology, and culture. The temple complex is also famous for its erotic sculptures and intricate artwork. The stunning architecture and historical significance of Konark Sun Temple make it a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a popular tourist attraction.

    In which Indian state is Konark Sun Temple located?
A) Rajasthan
B) Maharashtra
C) Kerala
D) Odisha
  • 2. In which century was Konark Sun Temple built?
A) 13th century
B) 17th century
C) 11th century
D) 15th century
  • 3. Who was the ruler responsible for building Konark Sun Temple?
A) Narasimhadeva I
B) Harsha
C) Akbar
D) Ashoka
  • 4. In which architectural style was Konark Sun Temple built?
A) Kalinga style
B) Mughal style
C) Indo-Islamic style
D) Dravidian style
  • 5. What does the Konark Sun Temple represent?
A) Chariot of the Sun God
B) Temple of Shiva
C) Fortress of a Warrior
D) Palace of a King
  • 6. Which river flows near the Konark Sun Temple?
A) Chandrabhaga River
B) Brahmaputra River
C) Ganges River
D) Yamuna River
  • 7. How many wheels are there on the main chariot of the Konark Temple?
A) 24
B) 48
C) 12
D) 36
  • 8. What material was primarily used in the construction of the Konark Sun Temple?
A) Sandstone
B) Marble
C) Brick
D) Granite
  • 9. The Konark Sun Temple was designed in the shape of a ____________.
A) Mountain
B) Pyramid
C) Chariot
D) Lotus
  • 10. What natural disaster caused significant damage to the Konark Sun Temple in the past?
A) Earthquake
B) Tsunami
C) Flood
D) Cyclone
  • 11. What happened to the main sanctum of the Konark Sun Temple?
A) Abandoned
B) Rebuilt
C) Collapsed
D) Renovated
  • 12. How many main structures are there in the Konark Sun Temple complex?
A) 3
B) 7
C) 5
D) 1
  • 13. Which direction does the main entrance of the Konark Sun Temple face?
A) South
B) West
C) North
D) East
  • 14. What is the primary color of the Konark Sun Temple?
A) Yellow
B) Black
C) White
D) Red
  • 15. What is the purpose of the Konark Sun Temple's structure?
A) Residence of deities
B) Solar calendar
C) Library
D) Royal palace
  • 16. What is the name of the dance hall within the Konark Sun Temple complex?
A) Bhakti Mandap
B) Nata Mandir
C) Yagna Kunda
D) Gupta Bhavan
  • 17. Which dynasty ruled the region around the Konark Sun Temple during its construction?
A) Chola Dynasty
B) Pallava Dynasty
C) Maurya Dynasty
D) Eastern Ganga Dynasty
  • 18. What is the name of the traditional dance form showcased in the annual Konark Dance Festival?
A) Kuchipudi
B) Bharatanatyam
C) Odissi
D) Kathak
  • 19. What animal head is depicted on the Konark Sun Temple's main entrance?
A) Elephant
B) Horse
C) Lion
D) Tiger
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