MCQ : archaeological survey of India

Which of the following statement is/are correct about archaeological survey of India?

ASI is responsible for the maintenance, restoration and discovery of ancient monument, archeological site, horticulture site and museums.
Archeological and historical pursuits in India started with the effort of Charles Wilkins.
ASI is also responsible for epigraphical and numismatic study.
It is also responsible for archeological expedition outside India.

Select the appropriate code:

a       1 and 2 only
b       1, 2 and 3 only
c       1, 3 and 4 only
d       Al of the above
Explanation:

Solution (c)

Archaeological and historical pursuits in India started with the efforts of Sir William Jones, who put together a group of antiquarians to form the Asiatic Society on 15th January 1784 in Calcutta.

Rest all statements are correct with regard to ASI’s functions.

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