|Consider the following statements related to social life in ancient India (The Satavahana phase).|
|1. Merchants took pride in naming themselves after the towns to which they belonged.|
|2. The gandhikas or perfumers were generous donor to Budhhist cause.|
|3. The modern title Gandhi is derived from this ancient term.|
|Select the correct answer using the codes given below.|
A) Only 2
B) 1 and 2
C) All of these
D) None of these
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] Increasing craft and commerce during Satavahana phase brought many merchants and artisans to the fore. They took pride in naming themselves after town to which they belonged and made generous donations to the Buddhist cause. The gandhikas or perfumers were donors too and the term became so general as to connote all kinds of shopkeepers. The modern title Gandhi is derived from this ancient term. SO, all of the statements are correct.
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