Q. Who among the following is called as “Kaviraja”?

[A] Chandragupta I

[B] Samudra Gupta

[C] Chandragupta II

[D] Kumara Gupta I

Answer: B

Explanation: Samudragupta patronised scholars and poets like Harisena and thus promoted Sanskrit literature.

  • Though an ardent follower of Vaishnavism, he also patronised the great Buddhist scholar Vasubandhu.
  • As a lover of poetry and music, he was given the title “Kaviraja”. His coins bear the insignia of him playing the vina (lute).

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT