Rajasthan Gk Questions [General Knowledge] RPSC Quiz

Rajasthan Gk Questions and Answers

  1. In which year was Rajasthan formed?
  • Answer:1956
  1. How many divisions are there in Rajasthan?
  • Answer:7
  1. What is the state flower of Rajasthan?
  • Answer:Rohida
  1. Which is the largest district by area in Rajasthan?
  • Answer:Jaisalmer
  1. Where is the Dilwara Temples located?
  • Answer:Mount Abu
  1. What is the state animal of Rajasthan?
  • Answer:Chinkara
  1. Which dance form involves dancing with fire on one’s head?
  • Answer:Fire dance of Jasnathis
  1. In which district is the Keoladeo National Park located?
  • Answer:Bharatpur
  1. Which fort in Rajasthan is named after a hill which used to have 30 ancient temples?
  • Answer:Chittorgarh fort
  1. Which Rajasthan ruler shifted the capital from Chittorgarh to Udaipur ?
  • Answer:Maharana Udai Singh
  1. What are the havelis in Rajasthan traditionally painted with?
  • Answer:Lime wash
  1. Which Rajasthani king defeated Muhammad Ghori in the First Battle of Tarain?
  • Answer:Prithviraj Chauhan
  1. In which city is the world’s largest cannon on wheels located?
  • Answer:Jaipur
  1. What are the turbans worn by Rajasthani men known as?
  • Answer:Pagri
  1. Which Rajasthani sweet is made from milk and has threads of saffron?
  • Answer:Mawa kachori
  1. Which pass connects Rajasthan with Punjab?
  • Answer:Ganda Singh Wala pass
  1. What is safa tied in Rajasthani traditional attire known as?
  • Answer:Pag / Paggar
  1. Who built the Jantar Mantar observatory in Jaipur?
  • Answer:Sawai Jai Singh II
  1. Which Rajasthani folk dance involves dancing while balancing brass pitchers on one’s head?
  • Answer:Ghoomar
  1. Which lake located in Pushkar has great religious significance for Hindus?
  • Answer:Pushkar Lake
  1. Which Rajasthani fort is believed to be constructed by a Bhil ruler?
  • Answer:Kumbhalgarh fort
  1. Which Rajasthani town is famous for its block printing industry?
  • Answer:Sanganer
  1. In which district of Rajasthan would you find Osian village famous for its temples?
  • Answer:Jodhpur
  1. Near which modern town was the ancient city of Indraprastha located which features in the Mahabharata?
  • Answer:Bairat
  1. Which folk instrument used in Rajasthan consists of two pipes, one used for melody and the other as a drone?
  • Answer:Algoza
  1. Which Rajasthani city served as the capital of the Mewar kingdom?
  • Answer:Chittorgarh
  1. Which Rajasthani sweet is famous during Makar Sankranti festival?
  • Answer:Ghevar
  1. Which Rajasthani city’s name means “The Hill Fortress of Bappa Rawal”?
  • Answer:Chittorgarh
  1. Which minerals are mined in Dariba region of Rajasthan?
  • Answer:Zinc and lead
  1. Which Rajasthani fort is built over Aravali and Vindhyan ranges?
  • Answer:Kumbhalgarh Fort
  1. Which Rajasthani king had taken a vow of celibacy and became known as Bala Bhadra?
  • Answer:Bhim Singh
  1. Which district of Rajasthan is known for producing Sangri beans?
  • Answer:Jaisalmer
  1. Which city of Rajasthan hosts the annual Pushkar Mela?
  • Answer:Pushkar
  1. Which Rajasthani musician is known for playing the Seni or Sindhi Sarangi?
  • Answer:Sakar Khan
  1. Which Rajasthani ecosystem is designated as a UNESCO world heritage site?
  • Answer:Keoladeo National Park
  1. Which pass connects Rajasthan with Pakistan?
  • Answer:Munabao
  1. Which pilgrimage site in Rajasthan has natural spring said to cure skin diseases?
  • Answer:Sonana Khetlaji
  1. Where would you find ruins of the medieval city of Bayana?
  • Answer:Bharatpur district
  1. Which lake in Udaipur was built by Maharana Udai Singh II?
  • Answer:Lake Pichola
  1. Which Rajasthan ruler had defeated Ahmed Shah Abdali?
  • Answer:Maharaja Surajmal
  1. Which Rajasthani singer belongs to Manganiyar community?
  • Answer:Lakha Khan
  1. Which hill station located in Rajasthan served as summer resort for the rulers of Jaipur?
  • Answer:Mount Abu
  1. In which city was Maharana Pratap born?
  • Answer:Kumbhalgarh
  1. Which dynasty ruled the Kota state?
  • Answer:Hada Rajputs
  1. Which Rajasthani handicraft involves handpainting textiles using natural colors?
  • Answer:Phad Painting
  1. Which Rajasthani kingdom was formed in 14th century by Hammir Singh?
  • Answer:Mewar kingdom
  1. Which Rajasthani music instrument is a wind instrument played using circular breathing technique?
  • Answer:Algoza
  1. Which Mughal Emperor attacked Chittorgarh fort in 1567 at the age of 13?
  • Answer:Akbar
  1. Who wrote the famous Rajasthani novel “Chandrama”?
  • Answer:Kanhaiyalal Sethia
  1. Which Rajasthani fort has temples dedicated to Jain tirthankaras?
  • Answer:Ranakpur
  1. Who founded Bikaner state in 1488 CE?
  • Answer:Rao Bika
  1. Which hill station located near Udaipur served as the capital of Mewar kingdom?
  • Answer:Chittorgarh
  1. Which Rajasthani musician was awarded Padma Vibhushan award in 2012?
  • Answer:Ghulam Mohammad
  1. Which Rajasthani landmark served as shooting location for films like Rang De Basanti?
  • Answer:Nahargarh Fort
  1. Which Rajasthani king had patronized the poetess Meera Bai?
  • Answer:Rana Sangram Singh
  1. Which Rajasthani fort remained unconquered till Sultanate period?
  • Answer:Ranthambore Fort
  1. Which Rajasthani wildlife sanctuary is home to tiger, nilgai and chinkara?
  • Answer:Sariska Tiger Reserve
  1. Which Rajasthani king had defeated Muhammad Ghori for the first time?
  • Answer:Prithvi Raj Chauhan
  1. Which Rajasthani folk songs are traditionally sung by camel drivers?
  • Answer:Maand
  1. Which Mewar warrior wounded Akbar in a battle in his early life?
  • Answer:Maharana Pratap
  1. Which Rajasthani musician belongs to the Manganiyar community?
  • Answer:Kutle Khan
  1. Who was the Rajasthani ruler at the time of India’s independence?
  • Answer:Sir Bhopal Singh
  1. Who built the Tripolia gate at the City Palace in Jaipur?
  • Answer:Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II
  1. Which district of Rajasthan has villages with forts called Garh and Raibargarh?
  • Answer:Jhunjhunu
  1. Which Rajasthani ruler had opposed child marriage and polygamy?
  • Answer:Maharana Pratap
  1. Which Rajasthani region is suitable for wool production due to availability of pastures?
  • Answer:Godwar region
  1. Where is the Parshuram Circle built by Jodha ruler Rao Maldeo located?
  • Answer:Jaisalmer
  1. Which Rajasthani temple is dedicated to a local deity called Ramdev Pir?
  • Answer:Ramdevra
  1. Which Rajasthani instrument accompanies Kathputli puppet dance shows?
  • Answer:Chang
  1. Which Rajasthani national park is home to caracal, hyena and desert fox?
  • Answer:Desert National Park
  1. Which Rajasthani fort served as shooting location for Ashutosh Gowariker’s Jodha Akbar?
  • Answer:Amer Fort
  1. Which Rajasthani temple has Mandapams decorated with intricate carvings?
  • Answer:Dilwara Temples
  1. Which Rajasthani wildlife sanctuary is home to desert fox and great Indian bustard?
  • Answer:Desert National Park
  1. Which deity is worshipped as the guardian of Chittorgarh fort?
  • Answer:Goddess Chamunda
  1. Which Rajasthani forest reserve served as a hunting ground for Kota rulers?
  • Answer:Darrah National Park
  1. Which Rajasthani temple has erotic sculptures similar to Khajuraho temples?
  • Answer:Kandariya temple, Chittorgarh
  1. Which dance form in Rajasthan involves balancing a pyramid of earthen pots on the head?
  • Answer:Glu Glu dance
  1. What is the Chittorgarh victory tower known as which was built by Rana Kumbha?
  • Answer:Kirti Stambh
  1. Which Rajasthani national park gets its name from a crocodile-like rock formation?
  • Answer:Crocodile national park (Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary)
  1. Whose domed cenotaph served as an inspiration for Taj Mahal’s design?
  • Answer:Maharana Pratap, Chittorgarh
  1. Which Rajasthani temple has musical pillars made of crystal that emanate musical notes when struck?
  • Answer:Manastambha temple, Chittorgarh
  1. Which Rajasthani temple has yellow sandstone elephant statues guarding its entrance?
  • Answer:Hinglaj Mata temple, Chittorgarh
  1. Which Rajasthani fort is located atop a steep inaccessible hill called Vindhyachal?
  • Answer:Ranthambore fort
  1. Which iconic hill fort served as backdrop in climax scene of Bollywood film Padmaavat?
  • Answer:Chittorgarh Fort
  1. Which Rajasthani folk theatre involves dance and songs performed by tribes?
  • Answer:Kathputli
  1. Which museum in Jaipur has largest collection of Rajasthani miniature paintings?
  • Answer:City Palace Museum
  1. Which Rajasthani temple is dedicated to a sage called Pabhu Nath?
  • Answer:Pabhu Nath Temple near Sariska Tiger Reserve
  1. In which district would you find ruins of the medieval Pushkarana city?
  • Answer:Ajmer
  1. Which Rajasthani village would you visit to see stone houses in shape of elephants and camels?
  • Answer:Salawas village
  1. Which Mughal empress had attacked the Chittorgarh fort and is credited with world’s first recorded instance of Jauhar?
  • Answer:Alauddin Khilji’s general Malik Kafur
  1. Which Rajasthani folk musical instruments are made from dried gourds?
  • Answer:Morchang
  1. Which Rajasthani village has havelis with whale wall decorations called ukhli shilp?
  • Answer:Pali
  1. Who built the stunning Lotus temple in Jaipur?
  • Answer:Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II
  1. Which Rajasthani fort has Ranisar lake and Jal temple within its premises?
  • Answer:Jaisalmer fort
  1. Who wrote the famous historical novel Veer Durgadas about Rajasthani warrior Durgadas Rathore?
  • Answer:Kanhaiyalal Maniklal Munshi
  1. In which Rajasthan district would you find Tal Chhapar sanctuary famous for blackbucks?
  • Answer:Churu
  1. Which Rajasthani musician sang in the Bollywood film Laawaris?
  • Answer:Mohammad Siddique
  1. Which Rajasthan ruler signed agreement with the East India Company circa 1818?
  • Answer:Maharaja Jagat Singh II of Jaipur
  1. Who wrote the Rajasthani historical novel Prithviraj Chauhan depicting Prithviraj Raso?
  • Answer:Niranjan Aradhya
  1. Which Rajasthani lake served as a water catchment area for local population?
  • Answer:Balsamand lake
  1. In which Rajasthani tiger reserve was the royal hunting lodge built by Kota rulers located?
  • Answer:Sariska Tiger Reserve
  1. Which pass divides Aravali range into two parallel ranges?
  • Answer:Desuri
  1. Which Rajasthani village has different architectural decoration styles on each haveli?
  • Answer:Kuldhara
  1. Which Rajasthani shrine has its entrance flanked by statues of Maharana Pratap and his favorite horse Chetak?
  • Answer:Charbhuja temple
  1. Who founded the Bishnoi Hindu religious sect in Rajasthan?
  • Answer:Guru Jambheshwar Ji
  1. Where is the Maharani Palace located which has now been converted to heritage hotel?
  • Answer:Bundi
  1. Which Rajasthani temple has intricate filigree work called Jali on its walls?
  • Answer:Patwaon ki haveli, Jaisalmer
  1. Which Rajasthan ruler had given refuge to Mughal prince Dara Shikoh?
  • Answer:Raja Jaswant Singh of Jodhpur
  1. Which Rajasthani monument has whimsical cascading gardens built inspired by Mughal style?
  • Answer:Sukh Niwas, Bikaner
  1. Which Rajasthani temple is built on the spot where 8th century sage Dadhichi is said to have meditated?
  • Answer:Dadhikar Temple, Jodhpur
  1. Which Rajasthani village served as shooting location for film Bajirao Mastani?
  • Answer:Salawas
  1. Which Rajasthani temple is also known as Aab-e-Hayat ki jharna?
  • Answer:Toor Ji Ka Jhalara temple, Jodhpur
  1. Who was the first Chief Minister of Rajasthan?
  • Answer:Shri Hira Lal Devra
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ancient stepwell called baolis which served as water reservoirs?
  • Answer:Chand Baoli, Abhaneri
  1. Who built the iconic Hawa Mahal palace in Jaipur?
  • Answer:Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh
  1. Which Rajasthani museum has largest cannon called Jai Ban on display?
  • Answer:Jaigarh fort museum
  1. Who was the Rajasthani ruler in 1576 during Battle of Haldighati?
  • Answer:Rana Pratap Singh of Mewar
  1. Which Rajasthani fort is built on Trikuta hill and is western India’s only hill fort?
  • Answer:Mehrangarh fort
  1. Which Rajasthani fort remained seat of power from 7th century till 1949 when merged with India?
  • Answer:Junagarh fort
  1. In which city is the Kesargarh fort located which was capital of Bundi state?
  • Answer:Bundi
  1. Who built the stunning white Jain Dilwara temples at Mount Abu?
  • Answer:Vimal Shah
  1. Which Rajasthani temple has erotic sculptures similar to Khajuraho temples?
  • Answer:Jagdish temple, Udaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani temple served as inspiration for Hawa Mahal’s architecture?
  • Answer:Sisodia Rani ka Bagh, Jaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani temple has intricate marble trelliswork called Jali work?
  • Answer:Ranakpur Jain temple
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ruins showcasing excellent masonry work called ashlar?
  • Answer:Kiradu
  1. In which fort would you find the handprint of saint Meerabai who was an ardent Krishna devotee?
  • Answer:Chittorgarh fort
  1. Which Rajasthani village would you visit to see perfectly preserved 1500-year old stepwell called baolis?
  • Answer:Chand Baori, Abhaneri
  1. Which Rajasthani town hosts the famous Kaliteej fair dedicated to folk goddess Kali Siddhi?
  • Answer:Kaparda
  1. Which Rajasthani fort has a stone umbrella built atop Garden palace which served as meeting place?
  • Answer:Junagarh fort, Bikaner
  1. Who built the Shrinathji temple at Nathdwara which is second richest temple after Tirupati temple?
  • Answer:Maharana Raj Singh of Mewar
  1. Which Rajasthani EDM (Electronic Dance Music) artist is famous internationally?
  • Answer:Nucleya
  1. Which Rajasthani fort is built in a valley between two Aravali hills called Bala Qila and Mer ka Qila?
  • Answer:Amber fort
  1. Which Rajasthani ruler had given patronage to legendary poetess Meera Bai?
  • Answer:Rana Uday Singh of Mewar
  1. Which Rajasthani village would you visit to see 700-year old stepwell called Mataji ki Baori?
  • Answer:Mataji ki Baori
  1. Who wrote historical novel called Krishnavatara based on story of Krishna Maharaj?
  • Answer:Kanhaiyalal Maniklal Munshi
  1. Which Rajasthani ruler moved his capital from fort at Sringarh to newly built city of Jaipur?
  • Answer:Sawai Jai Singh II
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ruins of ancient Dashavatar temple with exquisite carvings?
  • Answer:Bateshwar
  1. Which district of Rajasthan is biggest producer of zinc and lead?
  • Answer:Rajsamand
  1. Which Rajasthani sweet has popularity gone beyond India including countries like Australia?
  • Answer:Ghevar
  1. Where would you find ruins of medieval era Pavta fort built in 9th century?
  • Answer:Nagaur district
  1. Which Rajasthani lake situated near Udaipur has islands on which luxury hotels are built?
  • Answer:Lake Pichola
  1. Which Rajasthani wildlife sanctuary is home to sloth bear, striped hyena and golden jackal?
  • Answer:Sitamata Wildlife Sanctuary
  1. In which district is the Rani Sati temple located which commemorates act of sati by a Queen?
  • Answer:Jhunjhunu
  1. Which Rajasthani hill station served as summer retreat for Jaipur kings due to its dense forests and panoramic views?
  • Answer:Alwar
  1. Which Rajasthani musician is known for his renditions of Sufi music?
  • Answer:Lakha Khan
  1. Which Rajasthani city is famous for textile printing and tie-and-dye textiles?
  • Answer:Sanganer
  1. Which Rajasthani village has been derived its name from ruins of ancient Dashavatar temple depicting 10 avatars of Lord Vishnu?
  • Answer:Bateshwar
  1. Which Rajasthani folk songs are traditionally sung by shepherds known as Rebari?
  • Answer:Rabari Folk Songs
  1. Which Rajasthani temple complex has around 20 intricately carved Jain temples built in marble stone?
  • Answer:Ranakpur
  1. Which Rajasthani village is inhabited by skilled potters known for clay idol making using terracotta clay?
  • Answer:Shankar Ji Ka Sthan
  1. Which Rajasthani monument served as shooting location for movies such as Bajirao Mastani?
  • Answer:Amer Fort Palace
  1. Which Rajasthani temple is famous for its architectural style called Solanki style?
  • Answer:Dilwara Jain Temples
  1. Which Rajasthani village is known for Sev and Papad production?
  • Answer:Chhitorgarh
  1. Which city of Rajasthan would you visit to see the residence of Maharani Jai Devi called Rani Mahal?
  • Answer:Bundi
  1. Which Rajasthani folk dance is performed by both men and women depict episodes of Lord Krishna’s life?
  • Answer:Raslila folk dance
  1. Which district of Rajasthan has century old paper making industry using traditional methods?
  • Answer:Sanganer, Jaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani village is known for excellence in sculpture art using white makrana marbles?
  • Answer:Chitrotpatti
  1. Which Rajasthani sweet dish is made using Mawa or Khoya?
  • Answer:Mawa Kachori
  1. Which Rajasthani temple is dedicated to Shmashan Bhairav who is an incarnation of Lord Shiva?
  • Answer:Galtaji temple
  1. Which Rajasthani district has largest production today of edible Salt in India apart from Gujarat coast?
  • Answer:Sambhar Lake, Jaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani village is inhabited by skilled potters specializing in blue pottery?
  • Answer:Neota, Jaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani village has houses painted with spellbinding frescoes called Shekhawati paintings?
  • Answer:Mandawa
  1. Which Rajasthani village is inhabited by skilled sculptors specializing in marble stone work?
  • Answer:Chitrotpatti
  1. Which Rajasthani folk music traces origin to communities like Langa and Manganiar?
  • Answer:Maand
  1. Under which Rajasthan ruler did the miniature school of painting flourish called Babur school?
  • Answer:Sawai Jai Singh II
  1. Which Rajasthani village has cenotaphs and chhatris built in memory of past Khetri rulers?
  • Answer:Khetri
  1. Which Rajasthani lake built in 5th century still retains its glory and is a famous tourist attraction?
  • Answer:Pushkar lake
  1. Which Rajasthani temple built in red sandstone is dedicated to Bihari Ji who is form of Lord Krishna?
  • Answer:Bihari Ji Temple, Vrindavan
  1. Which musical composition is traditionally sung through night till sunrise during Holi festivities?
  • Answer:Hori
  1. Which Rajasthani khata print textile got its GI (Geographical Indication) tag in 2013?
  • Answer:Bagru khata print
  1. Which Rajasthani painting school uses natural colors and a lot of religious motifs in its paintings?
  • Answer:Phad painting
  1. Which Rajasthani temple lies abandoned today after retaining its architectural splendor over centuries?
  • Answer:Menal temple complex
  1. Which Rajasthani fort has temples dedicated to Mirabai and Tulsidas within its complex?
  • Answer:Chittorgarh fort
  1. Which Rajasthani temple complex was built by King Parimal and designed by architect Vishwakarma?
  • Answer:Eklingji temple complex
  1. Which Rajasthani painting school is influenced by Bundi, Kota and Mewar styles?
  • Answer:Jaipur painting school
  1. Which Rajasthani stepwells called baoris served as rainwater storage systems?
  • Answer:Chand Baori, Abhaneri
  1. Which hill station located in Rajasthan served as summer resort for Jaipur kings?
  • Answer:Alwar
  1. Which Rajasthani princely state acceded to the Dominion of India after 1947 independence?
  • Answer:Banswara
  1. Which Rajasthani ruler is said to have a miraculous escape riding his horse across river Kali Sindh?
  • Answer:Maharana Pratap
  1. Which Rajasthani city is famous for textile printing and tie-and-dye textiles?
  • Answer:Sanganer
  1. Who is the Rajasthani novelist who penned historical novels on Prithviraj Chauhan and Akbar?
  • Answer:Dr. Bhagwati Lal Vyas
  1. Which Rajasthani kingdom has its royal insignia showing Sun symbol with the word ‘Beejkot’ written?
  • Answer:Bikaner
  1. Which Rajasthani village is inhabited by skilled sculptors specializing in marble stone work?
  • Answer:Chitrotpatti
  1. Which Rajasthani museum has world’s largest spittoon weighing 42 kgs on display?
  • Answer:Junagarh Fort Museum
  1. Which Rajasthani village would you visit to see ruined houses which mysteriously got abandoned overnight?
  • Answer:Kuldhara
  1. Which Rajasthani village is known for the world’s largest cannon on wheels called Jai Ban?
  • Answer:Jaigarh
  1. Which Rajasthani village is known for excellence in patter painting called Mandana?
  • Answer:Nathdwara
  1. Which Rajasthani fort is built on Lake Pichola and holds sentimental value for Mewar rulers?
  • Answer:Jag Mandir
  1. Which Rajasthani city is known for its glass bangles and lac bangles industries?
  • Answer:Jaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani pichwai painting depicts legends associated with Shrinathji temple?
  • Answer:Pichwai paintings
  1. Which Rajasthani sweet is made using flour, sugar and loads of ghee?
  • Answer:Ghevar
  1. Which Rajasthani palace is built atop a hill and gives a stunning view of Pichola Lake?
  • Answer:City Palace of Udaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani kingdom has Garh palace with several carved panels representing Raga mala?
  • Answer:Bundi
  1. Which Rajasthani delicacy is stuffed balls made of gramflour and filled with tangy lentils?
  • Answer:Gatte ki sabzi
  1. Which Rajasthani museum has turban gallery displaying colorful Rajasthani turbans?
  • Answer:Victoria Hall Museum, Udaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani delicacy is made using fire-roasted lentils known as Sangri?
  • Answer:Ker Sangri sabzi
  1. Which Rajasthani museum has world’s largest spittoon weighing 42 kgs on display created in brass?
  • Answer:Junagarh Fort Museum
  1. Which Rajasthani ruler shifted his capital from Chittor to more secure Aravali hill range location of Udaipur?
  • Answer:Maharana Udai Singh II
  1. Which Rajasthani village has havelis built around large courtyards painted with beautiful frescoes?
  • Answer:Shekhawati region
  1. Which Rajasthani folk dance involves veiled women dancing gracefully in circles to haunting melody?
  • Answer:Kalbeliya
  1. Which Rajasthani town hosts the Pushkar Cattle Fair which is among the biggest cattle fairs in India?
  • Answer:Pushkar
  1. In which city would you visit the Monsoon Palace and 100-foot high tower called Sajjangarh fort?
  • Answer:Udaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani fort situated on 400-meter high hill served as capital of Bundi rulers?
  • Answer:Taragarh fort
  1. Which Rajasthani festival is dedicated to worship of Shakambhari Devi resulting in colorful celebrations?
  • Answer:Navratri festival
  1. Which Rajasthani temple complex has intricately carved shrines built in sandstones and marbles both?
  • Answer:Eklingji Temple
  1. Which Rajasthani palace is built on an island in Lake Pichola offering stunning views from balconies?
  • Answer:Jagmandir Palace
  1. Which Rajasthani palace served as shooting location in climax scene of Bollywood film Mughal-e-Azam?
  • Answer:Amer Palace
  1. Which Rajasthani village would you visit to see exquisite stepwell called Rani ki Vav built in 11th century?
  • Answer:Chand Baori, Abhaneri
  1. Which Rajasthani village has enclosures dating back to 8th century and dedicated to Varaha incarnation of Lord Vishnu?
  • Answer:Bateshwar
  1. Which Rajasthani village built in 18th century houses various temples surrounded by sandstone steps?
  • Answer:Osian
  1. Which Rajasthani fort has temples dedicated to Jain tirthankaras and is located atop Aravali hills?
  • Answer:Ranakpur fort
  1. Which Rajasthani temple has shrines built in concentric enclosures surrounded by forests?
  • Answer:Karni Mata Temple
  1. Which Rajasthani village would you visit to see ruined houses which mysteriously got abandoned overnight?
  • Answer:Kuldhara
  1. Which Rajasthani village is inhabited by skilled potters specializing in blue pottery using cobalt oxide?
  • Answer:Neota, Jaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani temple complex has intricately carved Toran arches adorning its entrance?
  • Answer:Osian temple complex
  1. Which Rajasthani city has houses built with wood carvings and marble inlay work called tarkashi?
  • Answer:Shekhawati region
  1. Which Rajasthani fort is approachable only by traversing a cobweb of walls which is 65-feet high and 13km long?
  • Answer:Kumbhalgarh fort
  1. Which Rajasthani village has buildings adorned with hand-painted artwork called Phool Mahal?
  • Answer:Shekhawati region
  1. Which Rajasthani village is known for the perfectly preserved stepwell called Chand Baori built in 8th century?
  • Answer:Abhaneri
  1. Which Rajasthani city has domed cenotaphs belonging to past rulers called Dewan ji ki chhatriyan?
  • Answer:Bikaner
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ruined red sandstone Vishnu temples dating back to 6th century?
  • Answer:Bijolia
  1. Which Rajasthani lake built by Maharana Udai Singh II has Neemach Mata temple situated nearby?
  • Answer:Fateh Sagar Lake
  1. Which Rajasthani village is inhabited by skilled wood crafters creating beautiful furniture?
  • Answer:Jodhpur
  1. Which Rajasthani village has houses adorned with evocative paintings called Alpana showing social themes?
  • Answer:Maheshwari and Sisodia communities
  1. Which Rajasthani fort is equipped with advanced water harvesting system to collect rainwater in tanks?
  • Answer:Mehrangarh fort
  1. Which Rajasthani painting art was practised at Bundi court showing hunting, festivities etc?
  • Answer:Bundi painting style
  1. Which Rajasthani village built in 14th century is famous for Jain and Vaishnav temples?
  • Answer:Ranakpur
  1. Which Rajasthani village hosts the annual Pushkar fair which is among biggest cattle fairs in India?
  • Answer:Pushkar
  1. Which Rajasthani folk dance performance by Kalbeliya women snake charmers is listed as UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage?
  • Answer:Kalbeliya folk dance
  1. Which Rajasthani village is inhabited by skilled potters known for clay idol making using terracotta clay?
  • Answer:Shankar ji ka Sthan
  1. Which Rajasthani kingdom has Goddess Nikumbala Devi as presiding deity of rulers?
  • Answer:Kota
  1. Which Rajasthani temple complex built in 15th century has 21 carved shrines made of marble stone?
  • Answer:Ranakpur
  1. Which Rajasthani kingdom has insignia showing Sun symbol with 21 wavy red lines and a crescent moon?
  • Answer:Kota
  1. Which Rajasthani fort museum has old guns, cannonballs, miniature paintings, sculptures and armory on display?
  • Answer:Bikaner Museum at Junagarh fort
  1. Which Rajasthani wildlife sanctuary is famous for the Barasingha swamp deer conservation breeding project?
  • Answer:Jawahar Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary
  1. Which Rajasthani village is inhabited by skilled sculptors specializing in white marble stone work?
  • Answer:Chitrotpatti
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ruined 18th century havelis with paintings showing legends of Lord Krishna?
  • Answer:Shekhawati region
  1. Which Rajasthani monument is situated on eastern banks of Fateh Sagar lake built in red sandstone?
  • Answer:Sahelion ki Bari
  1. Who is the musician from Manganiyar nomadic tribe from Rajasthan famous for Sufi folk music?
  • Answer:Lakha Khan
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ruined houses displaying excellent masonry architecture built using Lakhauri bricks?
  • Answer:Kiradu
  1. Which Rajasthani city is famous for miniature paintings which evolved during reign of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II?
  • Answer:Jaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ruined shrines strewn around depicting childhood escapades of Lord Krishna?
  • Answer:Bateshwar
  1. Which Rajasthani temple built in 1002 CE has intricate filigree ornamental work called Jali on walls?
  • Answer:Patwon ki haveli, Jaisalmer
  1. Which Rajasthani nomadic performers are famous for entertaining during fairs and festivals?
  • Answer:Bhopas
  1. Which Rajasthani village built atop a steep hillock has exquisite havelis belonging to rich Jain merchants?
  • Answer:Pali
  1. Which Rajasthani fort built around 1458 CE is set atop a steep hill called Trikuta hill?
  • Answer:Mehrangarh fort
  1. Which Rajasthani village would you visit to see ruined 18th century township called Navlakha Kothi?
  • Answer:Shekhawati region
  1. Which Rajasthani wildlife sanctuary plays an important role in protecting the Great Indian Bustard?
  • Answer:Desert National Park
  1. Which Rajasthani kingdom has Umaid Bhawan Palace famous as world’s largest private residence?
  • Answer:Jodhpur
  1. Which musical composition is traditionally sung through night till sunrise during Holi festivities?
  • Answer:Holi
  1. Which Rajasthani village has perfectly preserved 1500-year old stepwell called Chand Baori which served as water reservoir?
  • Answer:Abhaneri
  1. Which Rajasthani music has been influenced by Hindustani classical music resulting in sweet and full-throated music?
  • Answer:Marwari Music
  1. Which Rajasthani village would you visit to see ruined 18th century township called Nagpattan Jodhaiyon ki Kothi?
  • Answer:Piramal Haveli in Bagar
  1. Which Rajasthani monument served as shooting location for climax scene of Bollywood film Mughal-e-Azam?
  • Answer:Amber Palace
  1. Who is credited with building the new planned city of Jaipur as capital of his kingdom?
  • Answer:Sawai Jai Singh II in 1728 CE
  1. Which Rajasthani kingdom has Umaid palace displaying portraits of past Jodhpur rulers?
  • Answer:Jodhpur
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ruined houses mysteriously abandoned overnight about 400 years ago in 15th century?
  • Answer:Kuldhara
  1. Which Rajasthani village hosts an annual fair attended by almost 1 million pilgrims who take holy dip in Pushkar lake?
  • Answer:Pushkar
  1. Which Rajasthani village would you visit see Nagara style Keshoraipatan Brihad temple built in 613 CE?
  • Answer:Bijolia
  1. Which Rajasthani fort museum displays Armoury section with flintlock guns used in battles?
  • Answer:Junagarh fort museum
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ruined houses displaying excellent masonry architecture built using Lakhauri bricks?
  • Answer:Kiradu
  1. Which Rajasthani fort is approachable only through series of 7 gates making it difficult for enemies to invade?
  • Answer:Chittorgarh fort
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ruined 18th century havelis which belonged to rich Marwari merchants?
  • Answer:Bolli Sisodia ka Kothi in Shekhawati
  1. Which Rajasthani region inhabited by Rabari tribes is suitable for wool production?
  • Answer:Godwar region
  1. Which Rajasthani village would you visit to see medieval Surya temple that has stepwell also?
  • Answer:Galteeshwar Mahadev Temple
  1. Which Rajasthani cathedral built by Sawai Jai Singh II outside City Palace has stunning Tuscan pillars?
  • Answer:Govind Dev Ji temple
  1. Which Rajasthani village is known for clusters of intricately carved Jain shrines built during 15th century?
  • Answer:Ranakpur
  1. Which Rajasthani textile print uses natural dyes like pomegranate skins, iron, indigo, hematite etc?
  • Answer:Bagru hand block printing
  1. Which Rajasthani kingdom has bangles market called Johri Bazaar famous for amazing glass bangles?
  • Answer:Jaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani village is inhabited by skilled blue pottery artisans specializing in cobalt decorations?
  • Answer:Neota village
  1. Which Rajasthani painting style was practised by artists at small principalities like Kota, Bundi, Jodhpur?
  • Answer:Rajput painting style
  1. Which Rajasthani museum is housed within sprawling palace complex built on raised platform?
  • Answer:City Palace Museum, Jaipur
  1. Which Rajasthani village is known for the colorful Phad paintings depicting folk deities and chivalric legends?
  • Answer:Bhilwara
  1. Which Rajasthani kingdom established by Rao Shekha in 1465 CE developed beautiful Shekhawati paintings later on?
  • Answer:Shekhawati
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ruined houses displaying excellent tracery work and latticed friezes on façade?
  • Answer:Morena Village
  1. Which Rajasthani monument has extensive handpump network built underground supplying perennial source of sweet water?
  • Answer:Chittorgarh fort complex
  1. Which Rajasthani painting originated among nomadic tribes and depicts deities of Vishnu, Shiva and Devi?
  • Answer:Pichwai Painting
  1. Which Rajasthani kingdom developed miniature paintings showing Hindu deities, portraits, wildlife etc?
  • Answer:Kota paintings
  1. Which Rajasthani monument served as shooting location in historical movies like Bajirao Mastani?
  • Answer:Amber Palace
  1. Which Rajasthani fort built atop Aravali mountain range has ruins showing excellent water harvesting systems?
  • Answer:Taragarh Fort, Ajmer
  1. Which Rajasthani town hosts the famous Pushkar Camel Fair which draws tourists from across globe?
  • Answer:Pushkar
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ruined red sandstone temple dedicated to Sun God called Surya Mandir?
  • Answer:Galteeshwar
  1. Which Rajasthani folk musical composition is traditionally sung through night during Holi festival?
  • Answer:Hori music
  1. Which Rajasthani city is enclosed by high crenellated walls punctuated by 7 different gates?
  • Answer:Jaipur city
  1. Which Rajasthani village is known for amazing stone carvings built without using any cementing?
  • Answer:Abhaneri
  1. Which Rajasthani painting school originated among nomadic tribes like Jogis showing folk deities in vibrant colors?
  • Answer:Pichwai paintings
  1. Which Rajasthani temple marks spot where Great Indian Bustard locally called Godawan was rescued by a sage?
  • Answer:Pabhu Nath temple near Sariska reserve
  1. Which Rajasthani village is known for the perfectly preserved stepwell called Rani ki Vav built in 11th century?
  • Answer:Chand Baori in Abhaneri
  1. Which Rajasthani museum situated within medieval fort displays exhibits related to culture and history?
  • Answer:Junagarh Fort Museum
  1. Which Rajasthani village has cenotaphs belonging to rich marwari traders called Diwan ji ki Chhatriyan?
  • Answer:Bikaner
  1. Which musical instruments belonging to Manganiyar nomadic tribes are made from kettles and metals?
  • Answer:Morchang, Khartal
  1. Which Rajasthani lake would you visit to see Neemach Mata temple which holds religious importance?
  • Answer:Fateh Sagar Lake
  1. Which Rajasthani village is inhabited solely by Meghwal and Kumhar families skilled in blue pottery?
  • Answer:Neota
  1. Which Rajasthani painting school originated among nomadic tribes like Jogis showing folk deities in vibrant colors?
  • Answer:Pichwai paintings
  1. Which Rajasthani village has houses painted with spellbinding frescoes called Shekhawati paintings showing themes like Radha-Krishan?
  • Answer:Mandawa
  1. Which Rajasthani village has ruined double-storeyed houses displaying excellent jharokha style windows?
  • Answer:Morena
  1. Which Rajasthani village has houses painted with complex geometric patterns called Mandana?
  • Answer:Nathdwara
  1. Which Rajasthani palace complex built on raised platform has gateway flanked by stone elephants?
  • Answer:Hawa Mahal Palace
  1. Which Rajasthani dance involves balancing brass pitchers on head while swaying to beat of music?
  • Answer:Ghoomar dance
  1. Which Rajasthani temple complex has intricate marble filigree work called Jali work?
  • Answer:Ranakpur Jain Temples

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