Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Q.  Which of the following area was not surrendered to Chandragupta Maurya by Seleucus Nicator?

a. Kabul
b. Herat
c. Gandhara
d. Northern Afghanistan


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Chandragupta defeated Seleucus Nicator around 301 BCE. Seleucus was compelled to surrender Arachosia (Qandahar area of south-east Afghanistan), Gedrosia (south Baluchistan), and Parapomisadai (the area between Afghanistan and the Indian sub-continent, such as Kabul, Herat, Gandhara) to him in return for 500 elephants.
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