(c) Social conduct
Match List I with List II and choose the answer from the codes given below:
List I List II
(Official of) (Superintendent terms)
(i) Akaradhyaksha (A) Digging
(ii) Khanyadhyaksha (B) Mines
(iii) Pautavadhyaksha (C)Agriculture
(iv) Sitadhyaksha (D) Weaving
(v) Sutradhyaksha (E) Weights and Measures
(a) i-B, ii-A, iii-E, iv-C, v-D
(b) i-B, ii-E, iii-A, iv-C, v-D
(c) i-C, ii-D, iii-E, iv-B, v-A
(d) i-A, ii-B, iii-D, iv-C, v-E
Which of the following facts reveal the pre- dominant role of the Brahmins in
the Gupta period?
(a) A large number of land grants made to Brahmins in their capacity as both
officials and priests.
(b) Their increasing role in revenue administration.
(c) Increasing rituals and ceremonies.
(d) The mythology of Manu attributing divinity to Brahmins.
Which was the first work to recognise the payment of officers by grants of
(a) Kautilya’s Arthasastra
(b) Indica of Megasthenes
(c) Manu Smriti
(d) Harshacharita of Bana
Under the Guptas in eastern India there was probably an intermediate level of
administration between vishayas (districts) and villages. Identify it: