. Assertion (A): Kushanas issued the dinara type of gold coins on account of
their contacts with Rome.
Reason (R): Silver and gold coins played an important role in day-to-day
transactions.
. Assertion (A): Manu ordains that one who destroys the embankment of a
tank shall be either drowned or put to death by beheading.
Reason (R): Tanks, ponds and other embanked water reservoirs had great
utility for the welfare of the community.
. Assertion (A): Majority of artisans joined guilds.
Reason (R): It was difficult for artisans to compete as individuals against the
guilds and in addition guilds offered social status and some general security.
. Assertion (A): The guild refrained from intervening in the private lives of its
members.
Reason (R): If a married woman wished to join the Buddhist order as a nun,
she had to obtain not only permission from her husband but also from the
guild to which he belonged.
. Assertion (A): Conversion of a single individual to Hinduism would create
the problem of providing him with an appropriate caste, and caste depended
on birth.
Reason (R): Conversion to Hinduism was technically difficult because of the
interconnection of caste and religion.
. Assertion (A): The Satavahana society was matriarchal in nature.
Reason (R): It was customary for the Satavahana kings to be named after
their mothers such as Gautamiputra, Vasishtiputra, and so on.
                                 ANSWERS-II
      1. (c)     2. (b)      3. (a)        4. (d)         5. (c)  6. (b)  7. (a)
      8. (d)     9. (c)     10. (d)      11. (b)         12. (a) 13. (b) 14. (d)
    15. (d)     16. (b)     17. (a)      18. (c)         19. (d) 20. (b) 21. (b)
    22. (a)     23. (d)     24. (c)      25. (d)         26. (b) 27. (a) 28. (d)
    29. (a)     30. (c)     31. (d)      32. (b)         33. (a) 34. (c) 35. (c)