Q. Which of the following pair/s is/are NOT correctly matched?
1.Nitisara                                          :       Vishakadutta
2.Mehrauli Iron Pillar inscription       :       Chandragupta I
3.Allahabad Pillar inscription            :       Samudragupta
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A

Explanation: Kamandaka’s Nitisara, a work on polity addressed to the king (400 CE).

  • Mehrauli Iron Pillar inscription – achievements of Chandragupta I.
  • Allahabad Pillar inscription – describing Samudragupta’s personality and achievements in 33 lines composed by Harisena and engraved in Sanskrit in Nagari script.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT