|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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