(d) wage-earners
Kara-sasana of the post-Gupta period was
(a) one type of land charter
(b) an extra tax collected from the peasants
(c) the special service rendered by the villagers to the king
(d) a royal order demanding military service from the feudatories
The first land grant made by the Kushanas in the second century AD in
Allahabad region was in favour of the
(a) Brahmins
(b) Buddhists
(c) Jainas
(d) Ajivikas
Which one of the following terms does not denote a canal or drain?
(a) Bardhya
(b) Kulyavapa
(c) Khaya
(d) Jalanirgamah
How much percentage of royal revenues was ear-marked for the endowment
of great public servants during the reign of Harsha?
(a) Fifty
(b) Forty
(c) Twenty five
(d) Twenty
Serfdom began
(i) with the independent peasants and then came to embrace the share-
croppers
(ii) in the heart of the country and then gradually spread to the peripheral
areas
(iii) in the mountainous or backward regions and later spread to developed
areas
(iv) with the plots of land and then came to include whole villages
Of these
(a) All are true
(b) i, ii and iii are true