Who Built the Taj Mahal and in which Year?

(A) Jahangir in 1648
(B) Aurangzeb in 1635
(C) Shah Jahan in 1631
(D) Akbar in 1632

Correct Answer : Shah Jahan in 1631
Explanation : Taj Mahal Shahjahan built in Agra between 1631 and 1648. Named after Mumtaz Mahal, the favorite wife of Emperor Shah Jahan, this most beautiful of mausoleums was begun upon her death in 1631 and took 20,000 workmen 22 years to complete. Incorporating many elements of Islamic design including arches, minarets, an onion-shaped dome, and black calligraphy inlaid around the entrance, the Taj Mahal is largely constructed of white marble decorated with delicate inlaid floral patterns and precious and semi-precious stones such as jade, lapis lazuli, diamonds, and mother of pearl.
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