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Indo-Greek Rule in Rajasthan MCQs | Ancient History of Rajasthan: Sakas (1st AD)- The Indo-Scythians are a branch of the Sakas who migrated from southern Siberia into Bactria, Sogdia, Arachosia, Gandhara, Kashmir, Punjab, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Rajasthan, from the middle of the 2nd century BCE to the 4th century CE.

The first Saka king in India was Maues or Moga who established Saka power in Gandhara and gradually extended supremacy over north-western India. The Western Satraps (35-405 CE) were Saka rulers of modern Gujarat, southern Sindh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh states. They were successors to the Indo-Scythians and were contemporaneous with the Kushan Empire, which ruled the northern part of the Indian subcontinent.

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1) Who were the Indo-Scythians?

(A) A group from the Kushan Empire

(B) A branch of the Sakas who migrated from southern Siberia

(C) A dynasty from Gandhara

(D) A tribe from Bactria

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2) Where did the Indo-Scythians migrate to?

(A) Kushan Empire

(B) Bactria, Sogdia, Arachosia, Gandhara, Kashmir, Punjab, Gujarat, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan

(C) Central Asia

(D) Tibet and China

3) Who was the first Saka king in India?

(A) Gupta Emperor Chandragupta

(B) Kushan Emperor Kanishka

(C) Maues or Moga

(D) Western Satraps ruler

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4) Where did Maues establish Saka power?

(A) Gandhara

(B) Kashmir

(C) Punjab

(D) Gujarat

5) Who were the successors of the Indo-Scythians?

(A) The Western Satraps

(B) The Kushan Empire

(C) The Maurya Dynasty

(D) The Eastern Satraps

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6) Which regions were ruled by the Western Satraps?

(A) Bactria and Sogdia

(B) Northwestern India

(C) Arachosia and Gandhara

(D) Gujarat, southern Sindh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh

7) Who were the contemporaries of the Western Satraps?

(A) The Maurya Dynasty

(B) The Kushan Empire

(C) The Indo-Scythians

(D) The Gupta Empire

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8) During which period did the Western Satraps rule?

(A) 2nd century BCE

(B) Pre-Mauryan

(C) 35-405 CE

(D) 4th century CE

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