Test: Agrarian Structure In The Post Gupta Period - 3


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QUESTION: 1

Which of the following was not one of the reasons for groups of peasants sometimes emigrating into the jungle to cut new settlements?

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QUESTION: 2

In which one of the following regions of India were the village councils most active?

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QUESTION: 3

Which one of the following statements about the tenure of the land grants, made by the Pratiharas, is not true?

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QUESTION: 4

The Sidyadoni inscription of the Pratihara period contains information about the categories of merchants. Which one of the following categories of merchants appears to be the most important according to this inscription?

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QUESTION: 5

Who of the following were exempted from taxation, according to the sacred law?

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QUESTION: 6

Which statements on the agrarian system in the post-Gupta period is not correct?

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QUESTION: 7

Which one of the following was the most important consequence of the ancient Indian feudal system?

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QUESTION: 8

Which features of ancient Indian feudalism weakened the central authority most?

(A) Transfer of all sources of revenue to donee or the grantee.
(B) Grantees receiving rights to punish all offences against family, property, persons etc.
(C) Abandonment of administrative rights by the donors.
(D) Tax-free land grants to the Brahamanas.

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QUESTION: 9

In which century did the donor not only transfer all sources of revenues to the grantee but also the rights to govern and punish the inhabitants of the villages?

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QUESTION: 10

That the land grants were made to officers for their military and administrative services is directly evident from the epigraphic records of the

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QUESTION: 11

Which work recognises first the payment of fiscal officers by grant of land?

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QUESTION: 12

Harsha was the author of

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QUESTION: 13

Bana wrote:

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QUESTION: 14

Where did Harsha held two great assemblies?

I. Kannauj
II. Ujjain
III. Varanasi
IV. Prayag

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QUESTION: 15

Who was Bani?

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QUESTION: 16

Hiuen-Tsang visited the Chalukya kingdom during the reign of

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QUESTION: 17

Which Chalukya ruler is credited with repelling the Arab invasion of south Gujarat?

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QUESTION: 18

Vesara style of architecture was developed by the

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QUESTION: 19

‘Vikramanka Charita’, an important literary source for the history of Chalukyas of Badami, was written by

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QUESTION: 20

During whose reign did Hiuen-Tsang visit Kanchipuram, the capital of the Pallavas?

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