Ancient India Mcq Question

  1. The Saka era commencing from A.D. 78, was founded by
  1. Kanishka
  2. Asoka
  3. Chandragupta
  4. Vikramaditya
Correct Option : A

The date of Kanishka’s accession is disputed, ranging from 78 to 248. The generally accepted date of 78 is also the basis for an era presumably started by the Shakas and used in addition to the Gregorian calendar by the present-day Indian government.

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