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Indian History - General Knowledge Questions
Who was the founder of Pataliputra?
A)
Kanishka
B)
Ajatashatru
C)
Bimbisar
D)
Udayin

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Udayin

Udayin was a king of Magadha in ancient India. According to the Buddhist and Jain accounts, he was the son and successor of the Haryanka king Ajatashatru. Udayin laid the foundation of the city of Pataliputra at the confluence of two rivers, the Son and the Ganges.

Published On : June 23, 2021