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1. During which of the following Satavahana king’s reign death of Pushyamitra and Kharavela occurred?

[A] Krishna
[B] Simuka
[C] Purnotsanga
[D] Gautamiputra Satakarni

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2. Nagarjuna, the exponent of Madhyamik doctrine of Buddhist philosophy, lived in the court of:

[A] Gautamiputra Satakarni
[B] Simuka
[C] Satakarni-I
[D] Yajnasri Satakarni

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3. Which of the following metals was not used by Satavahanas to issue coins?

[A] Lead
[B] Tin
[C] Copper
[D] All three metals were used by Satavahanas

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4. Which of the following is not correct regarding inscriptions issued by Satavahanas?

[A] All inscriptions written in Prakrit language and Brahmi script
[B] Naneghat inscription was issued by Naganikia
[C] Nasik Inscription was issued Gautami Balasri
[D] All are correct

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5. Which among the following was the earliest capital of Satavahanas?

[A] Paithan or Pratisthan
[B] Amaravati
[C] Kotilingala
[D] Masilia

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6. Who among the following  is credited with the extension of Satavahana dominions by defeating Nahapana, the Shaka ruler of Western India?

[A] Simukha
[B] Satakarni-I
[C] Gautamiputra Satakarni
[D] Yajnasri Satakarni

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7. During which among the following Satavahana ruler reign that  Pataliputra came under the control of Satavahanas?

[A] Satakarni-I
[B] Satakarni-II
[C] Gautamiptra Satakarni
[D] Yajnasri Satakarni

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8. Who among the following was the founder of Ikshavakus dynasty in Andhra?

[A] Ehuvula Shantamula
[B] Virapurushadatta
[C] Vasisthiputra Sri Chamtamula
[D] Rudrapurusha datta

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9. Jain temple Nadumba Vasati at Bezawada was built by:

[A] Pulakesi-II
[B] Kubja Vishunuvardhana
[C] Ayyana Mahadevi
[D] Jayasimha Vallabha

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10. Eastern Chalukyan ruler Vijayditya-III was popularly known as:

[A] Gunaga Vijayditya
[B] Indhrabhattarka
[C] Narendra Mrigaraja
[D] Bhima Saluki

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