(v) It provides us with the earliest epigraphic evidence of subinfeudation.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) All of them
(b) i, ii, iii and iv
(c) ii, iii, iv and v
(d) i, iii, iv and v
When and by whom was serfdom, i.e. the practice of transferring peasants
along with land to the beneficiaries, started?
(a) third century AD—Vakatakas
(b) fourth century AD—Pallavas
(c) fifth century AD—Guptas
(d) sixth century AD—Maukharis
The earliest epigraphic refrence to visti or forced labour is found in the
(a) Nanaghat Inscription of Naganika
(b) Hathigumpha Inscription of Kharavela
(c) Junagarh Inscription of Asoka
(d) Junagarh Inscription of Rudradaman I
Who among the following Chinese pilgrims to India informs us that most
Indian Buddhist monasteries got their lands cultivated by servants and
(a) Itsing
(b) Wang Hiuen Tse
(c) Hiuen Tsang
(d) Fahien
Which work gives us the different types of samantas of the reign of Harsha?
(a) Harsha’s Nagananda
(b) Bana’s Harshacharita
(c) Harsha’s Priyadarshika
(d) Bana’s Kadambari
When did the practice of mortgaging land for taking loan begin?
(a) Maurya period
(b) Pre-Gupta period
(c) Gupta period
(d) Post-Gupta period