Q1. Why did Gandhara art flourished in Kushana empire where Buddha himself never visited the region? Also examine how Buddha is depicted in Gandhara art.
Q2. Mughal painting was essentially a court art; it developed under the patronage of the ruling Mughal emperors and began to decline when the rulers lost interest. How did Mughal painting evolve from Humayun and Shah Jahan? Examine.
Q3.What was the role of Gupta dynasty in countering barbarian tribes like Huns with specific contribution of Skandgupta?
Q4. Write a short note on Battle of Rajasthan.
Q5. Examine why the majority of the known Harappan settlements are located in the semi-arid areas where irrigation was probably required for agriculture.