Question 1: The fort was further strengthened by the Marathas under the leadership of Shivaji in 1677 AD, who
recaptured it from the ________
who had originally taken control of the fort from the Marathas.
Question 2: It had an eight-storeyed Kalyana Mahal
(marriage hall), granaries,
prison cells, a military gymnasium
and a temple dedicated to its presiding ________ called
Question 3: Gingee today, with its ruined
forts, ________ and granaries, presents a different
picture from the glorious splendor of its bygone days.
Question 4: The nearest town with a railway station is Tindivanam and the nearest airport is
Chennai ( ________)-150 kilometres
Question 5: It was
built at a height of 800 feet (240 m), and protected by a
80 feet (24 m) wide ________.
Question 6: Shrine of Venugopalaswami, where the sculpture of ________ playing on his flute
is accompanied by two female figures.
Question 7: The ________, on
their capture of the fort in 1698 A.D.
Question 8: It is interesting to note that the place where the
Singavaram rock cut exists seems to have been originally a centre
Question 9: Several small and large ________ rock cuts
and monoliths are found around the temple.
Question 10: This way Gingee
came into the hands of various ruling dynasties of South India, starting
from the ________.