Consider the following statements about Ajanta caves:

  1. The earliest caves were excavated during the Satavahana dynasty
  2. Ajanta caves were the first archaeological site in India to be inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage list

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

First statement is correct because the earliest caves were excavated during the Satavahana-period caves. Second statement is also correct because Agra Fort and the Ajanta Caves were India's first two sites to be inscribed in UNESCO World Heritage list in 1983.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module