Delhi's Historical Landmarks Quiz

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Which dynasty built the Qutub Minar in Delhi?

Mamluk dynasty

Who commissioned the construction of Humayun's Tomb in Delhi?

Haji Begum

What is the historical significance of the Red Fort in Delhi?

It served as the main residence of the Mughal emperors

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Delhi Monuments

  • The Qutub Minar was built by the Delhi Sultanate dynasty, specifically by Qutb-ud-din Aibak, the founder of the Delhi Sultanate.
  • Humayun's Tomb was commissioned by Haji Begum, the senior wife of Mughal Emperor Humayun, in 1565.
  • The Red Fort, also known as Lal Qila, is historically significant as it was the residence of the Mughal Emperors for nearly 200 years, from 1648 to 1857, and its architecture and design reflect the peak of Mughal grandeur and cultural achievement.

Test your knowledge of Delhi's historical landmarks with this quiz! Learn about the historical significance of the Red Fort, the dynasty behind the Qutub Minar, and the commissioning of Humayun's Tomb. See how much you know about Delhi's rich history and architectural heritage.

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