The Chieftain in this quiz was the last ruler of his kingdom. Plenty of hints inlaid into the picture quiz. Have fun guessing.

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Question 1
The Statue depicts which King?
A
Tipu Sultan
Hint:
The King was the last of his dynasty!
B
Madakari Nayaka
Hint:
The King was the last of his dynasty!
C
Chhatrapati Shivaji
Hint:
The King was the last of his dynasty!
D
Sri Krishna Deva Raya
Hint:
The King was the last of his dynasty!
Question 1 Explanation: 
Madakari Nayaka was the last ruler of Chitradurga, India. Nayaka lost Chitradurga in a siege of Mysore by Hyder Ali, and was slain by Ali's son Tipu Sultan.
Question 2

The statue is located in which city?

A
Hampi
Hint:
It's famously called as the Fort town!
B
Mysore
Hint:
It's famously called as the Fort town!
C
Pune
Hint:
It's famously called as the Fort town!
D
Chitradurga
Hint:
It's famously called as the Fort town!
Question 2 Explanation: 
Chitradurga features bold rock hills and picturesque valleys, huge towering boulders in numerous shapes. It is famously known as the city of "stone fortress" (Kallina Kote).
Question 3
What does the position of Horse's hooves depict about the King?
A
Killed in Battle
B
Wounded in Battle
C
Died of old age
D
Victorious in Battle
Question 3 Explanation: 
The theory behind a statue of a solider on horseback: if the horse is depicted with one hoof off the ground - the soldier was wounded in battle (and may have died later from the wounds); Two raised hooves indicate that the soldier died in battle. If the statue shows all four hooves on the ground, the rider survived all battles unharmed and died of old age. However, this rule is not absolute, and many modern statues tend to go for the artistic rather than the symbolic.
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Anoop Hullenahalli

An Electronics Engineer working on wireless embedded systems for a living. Traveling, photographing and sharing my experiences here at ANUBIMB helps me unwind and break the monotony of life.

4 Comments

Sarah · 7 Apr ’11 at 2:40 pm

I like this format! Reminds me of the CETs 🙂 For the other one the suspense was killing me 😛

    Anoop · 7 Apr ’11 at 3:59 pm

    hehe yeah. CET format of questioning was the inspiration!
    btw, how many did you get right?

Manjunath Mc · 8 Apr ’11 at 11:26 am

Cool got all three right.. Nice way of organizing quiz.. Keep it up bro…

    Anoop · 8 Apr ’11 at 11:45 am

    good to know that you enjoyed taking the quiz. and congrats on getting all
    of them right, it was not an easy quiz!

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