Buddhist Stupas and Architecture Quiz

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Stupas are built using burnt brick in the central chamber.

False

The relics kept inside the stupas could include food and hair.

True

Monasteries were initially constructed only using wood.

True

The Buddhist monasteries were never carved out of natural rock.

False

Monasteries were used only during the rainy season by the Buddhist monks and nuns.

False

At the top of a stupa, there can be either a stone or a wooden umbrella.

True

What material is the central chamber of a stupa typically built of?

Unburnt brick

What can be found at the top of a stupa?

Stone umbrella

What kind of structures are Monasteries typically made of?

Wood

What was kept inside beautifully carved cases near the central chamber of a stupa?

Relics

What are 'Badhon Temples' also known as?

Stopar Nupu

What are the buildings where Buddhist monks and nuns lived during the rainy season called?

Monasteries

Test your knowledge on Buddhist stupas and architecture, including the design, materials used, and the significance of relics within them. Explore the unique features of Badhon Temples, Stopar Nupu, and the intricate carvings found in these structures.

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