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24-06-2021 Rise of Magadha

Q. The Ajivikas were

A. Sect contemporary to the Buddha
B. Breakaway branch of the Buddhists
C. Sect founded by Charvaka
D. Sect founded by Shankaracharya

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Commented on 2021-06-24 14:17:01 (IST)
Answer : A

Explanation :  The Ajivika were the Indian sect of naked wandering ascetics who were heterodox Hindus. They belonged to Mahajanpadas period. They became prominent during reign of Mauryan emperor Bindusara.