UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following statements.
    1. The last Mauryan ruler, Brihadratba was assassinated by his commander-in-chief, Pushyamite Sunga.
    2. The last Sunga king, Devabhuti was assassinated by his Brahmana Minister Vasudeva Kanva who annened the throne.
    3. The last ruler of the Kanva dynasty was deposed by the Andhras.
    Which of the statements] given above is/are correct?

    A)  1 and 2            

    B)  Only 2            

    C)  Only 3             

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Pushyamitra founded the Sunga dynasty by killing the last Mauryan ruler Brihadratha and the last Sunga ruler Devabhuti was killed by his Minister Vasudeva Kanva who sunded Kanva dynasty and last ruler of Kanva dynasty Susharma was killed by Andhra Simuka who established Satavahana dynasty.

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