Q. “Erragudi” major rock edict often seen in news is located at?

[A] Andhra Pradesh

[B] Karnataka

[C] Tamil Nadu

[D] Kerala

Answer: A

Explanation: Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has geared up for protecting the Ashoka rock edict site near Erragudi on Gooty-Pathikonda road in Kurnool district.

  • The inscriptions were one of the important treasures of Mouryan king Ashoka (269-231 BCE) falling under major and minor rock inscriptions.
  • From the archaeological point of view, Yerraguidi site is the most important location in the entire South India.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT