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  • the Hawa Mahal (pictured) in Jaipur, India, has 953 small windows (jharokhas) which were built with the intention to allow royal ladies to view the street below without being seen?

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Question 1: [5] Jaipur Railway Station is a central main station on the broad gauge line of the ________.
Kolkata MetroIndian RailwaysResearch Design and Standards OrganizationDuronto Express

Question 2: Maharaja Sawai Jai singh, the ruler of Rajasthan of the ________ clan, was the original planner and builder who built the Jaipur city in 1727.
AhirsRajputKachwahaRor

Question 3: The bazaar (the Seredeori Bazaar or market) on the east resembles avenues of ________.
ParisMarseilleVersaillesÉvry, Essonne

Question 4: The ________’s “interminable line of undulating vapour” lies to the east and south.
RajasthanSaharaAntarcticaThar Desert

Question 5: [9] So much so that the Mahal has been stated to be a counterpart of ________.
VersaillesRambouilletSaint-Germain-en-LayeGuyancourt

Question 6: It forms part of the City Palace, and extends to the Zenana or women's chambers, the chambers of the ________.
Sexual slaveryOrientalismHaremOttoman Empire

Question 7: Hawa Mahal (________: हवा महल, translation: "Palace of Winds" or “Palace of the Breeze”), is a palace in Jaipur, India.
Punjabi languageHindustani languageHindiSanskrit

Question 8: It was built in 1799 by Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh, and designed by Lal Chand Usta in the form of the crown of Krishna, the ________ god.
VaishnavismHinduismHinduRama







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