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With reference to the Indian history of art and culture, consider the following pairs:

Famous work of sculpture Site
1. A grand image of Buddha's Mahaparinirvana with numerous : Ajanta
celestial musicians above and the sorrowful figures of his followers below
2. A huge image of Varaha Avatar (boar incarnation) of Vishnu, as he : Mount Abu
rescues Goddess Earth from the deep and chaotic waters, sculpted on rock
3.'Arjuna's Penance' /'Descent of Ganga' sculpted on the surface : Mamallapuram
of huge boulders

Which of the pairs given above is/ are correctly matched?
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 3 only,
(c) 1 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3



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Pair 1: A grand image of Buddha's Mahaparinirvana at Ajanta is correctly matched.

Pair 2: The location for the huge image of Varaha Avatar is not Mount Abu; it is Udayagiri and Khandagiri Caves in Odisha.

Pair 3: 'Arjuna's Penance'/'Descent of Ganga' at Mamallapuram is correctly matched.


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