Post Maurya period also saw the period of Kanishka who was an emperor of the Kushan Empire, and famous for his military, political, and spiritual achievements. His main capital was at Purushpura (Peshawar in present day northwestern Pakistan) with regional capitals at the location of the modern city of Begram in Afghanistan and Mathura in India.
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1. Question1 points
Which of these statements is /are correct ?
1.Satavahana rulers persecuted the Buddhists.
2. Pushyamitra Sunga patronized the Buddhists.
3. Shashanka cut off the Bodhi tree at Bodha Gaya.CorrectIncorrect
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Which of the following are not correct about the Satavahanas ?
1. The Satavahana dynasty was the major power that rose in the Deccanregion around the first century B. C.
2. The Satavahana minted only gold coins
3. The Satavahanas had a complex administration system
4.Expansion of overland and maritime trade networks was significant feature of the Satavahana periodCorrectIncorrect
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The destruction of the Maurya Empire was followed by a series of invasions, and the first to invade India were the :CorrectIncorrect
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Kanishka had two capitals. One was Purushapura. Which was the other?CorrectIncorrect
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Kanishka was a great patron of art and literature which of the following personalities adorned his court ?CorrectIncorrect
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Which one of the following kings controlled the famous silk-route of Central Asia?CorrectIncorrect
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The only ruler of India who ruled over territories in Central Asia beyond the Pamirs was:CorrectIncorrect
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Who was the founder of Saka era?CorrectIncorrect
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Saka era started from :CorrectIncorrect
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Vikrama era started from:CorrectIncorrect