Monday, April 02, 2012

Review quiz on the Taj Mahal

Bollywood Night, LSUS by trudeau
Bollywood Night, LSUS, a photo by trudeau on Flickr.

The Taj Mahal was built about the year __ by the __ Jahan, Mughal emperor of Northern India.
5. It was built of white __ (stone) for Mumtaz Mahal, his principal __.
6. A building that is a tomb is called a __.
7. The designers of the Taj were from the nation of __ .
8. There are three items of the Taj Mahal complex that identify the Shah's culture as islamic: the mosque, the towers called __ and the decorative designs on the walls, called __.
9. Aside from the decorated caskets of the emperor and his wife, the interior of the Taj Mahal is empty. T / F
10. In the final chapter of his life the Shah's son, Aurangzeb, made sure his father was __.