Who was the First King of India

(A) Ashoka
(B) Queen Victoria
(C) Chandragupta Maurya
(D) Chanakya

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Correct Answer : Chandragupta Maurya
Explanation : The great ruler Chandragupta Maurya was the first king of India. He founded Maurya Dynasty. Chandragupta Maurya was born around 340BC in Patliputra in Magadh. Magadh region which is currently known as Bihar. Chandragupta Maurya was only 20 years old when he started Maurya Dynasty in Magadh with the help of great economist, scholar, philosopher and a learned Brahmin Chanakya. Chanakya was searching of a young warrior who could eliminate Nanda Empire because the King Dhana Nand had once insulted Chanakya badly due to his ugly looks. So Chanakya who discovered Chandragupta Maurya in Vinjha Forest. Chanakya wanted to take revenge from Dhana Nand, the King of the then ruling Nanda Dynasty of Magadh.
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