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Question 1: On the doorway, a row of elephants proceed towards ________ emblems, along the curved architrave [11].
Buddhist artBuddhismGreco-BuddhismStupa

Question 2: Also found at the site were several rock-cut Buddhist and ________ sculptures [5].

Question 3: Most caves at Barabar consist of two chambers, carved entirely out of ________, with a highly polished internal surface.
Igneous rockGraniteBasaltFelsic

Question 4: The area was also the setting for the opening of E.M. Forster's book, ________, while the caves themselves are the site of a crucial, though ambiguous, scene at the book's symbolic core.
A Passage to India (film)Satyajit RayKolkataA Passage to India

Question 5: These caves are situated in the twin hills of Barabar and Nagarjuni, dating back to the 3rd century BC, Maurya period[2], of ________ (r.
SarnathAshoka the GreatBuddhismGreco-Buddhism

Question 6: Sumdama cave: This cave was dedicated by Mauryan Emperor, ________ in 261 BC, and consist of a circular vaulted chamber with a rectangular mandapa [12].
Greco-BuddhismSarnathBuddhismAshoka the Great


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