With reference to the evolution of scripts in Indian languages, consider the following:
1. Brahmi script
2. Siddha-matrika script
3. Devanagari script
Which among the following is the correct chronological order in which they evolved?

Answer: [A] 1 2 3

First came in 300 BC was Brahmi script which was used by Mauryas, particularly Asoka in his inscriptions. Siddha-matrika script emerged in around 300 AD while Modern Devnagari emerged in around 1100 AD.

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