(a) I and ii
(b) i and iii
(c) ii and iv
(d) iii and iv
Which of the following statement is incorrect about agriculture in Gupta
(a) Brahmins possessed many plots of land.
(b) Law books legitimised the cultivation of land by Brahmins.
(c) Lands were not cultivated by the Brahmins in any instance.
(d) Temporary peasants used to till the land for the Brahmins.
Which of the following helped Brahmins to become very powerful?
(i) Their control over spiritual and ideological mechanism.
(ii) Acquisition of fiscal and economic rights.
(iii) Possession of administrative rights.
(iv) Erosion of the rights of peasantry to the land.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i and ii
(b) i, ii and iv
(c) i, iii and iv
(d) All the above
Which of the following statements is incorrect about Gupta age?
(a) There is evidence of rise of local units of production.
(b) The law books of Gupta times lay down detailed rules regarding
partnership in business and functioning of guilds.
(c) Corporate bodies did not perform any judicial and executive functions.
(d) Guilds maintained their own militia, called srenibala.
The king normally has no right to confiscate land once granted by him or by
his predecessors, but he reserves the right to confiscate under certain special
circumstances, such as, if:
(i) the grantees are thieves.
(ii) they are adulterers.
(iii) they do wrong to other villagers.
(iv) they wage war against king.
(v) they are imprisoned for some    reason.