SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    With reference to Emperor Asoka, consider the following statements:
    1. Asoka's full name, as recorded in the Puranas, is Asoka Vardhana, but in his inscriptions he never used his personal name.
    2. The only epigraphic document in India containing the name of Asoka is the inscription of the Western Satrap Rudradaman.
    Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

    A)  1 only 

    B)  2 only

    C)  Both 1 and 2    

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] In his inscriptions, he is known as Devnampiyadassi and only in Maski and Gurjara the name Ashoka is mentioned.

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