Q. During which reign, the Alexander invaded North – West India?

[A] Bimbisara

[B] Ajathasathru

[C] Kala Asoka

[D] Dana Nanda

Answer: D

Explanation: During Dana Nanda’s reign, Alexander invaded north-west India (327–325 BCE). In many ways, the invasion by Alexander is a watershed in Indian history.

  • It marked the beginning of the interaction between India and the West, which spanned many centuries to follow.
  • Greek historians began to write about India, and Greek governors and kings ruled in the north-western region of India, which introduced new styles of art and governance.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT