(c) The last and eight chapter gives us information about various religious
sects living in the forests of the Vindhyas.
(d) The book gives us a good idea about the flourishing urban economy of
Harsha’s period.
The term kshauma refers to
(a) a type of cloth
(b) a kind of punishment
(c) a religious tax
(d) an administrative post
Which of the following are correct about the social customs as observed by
Hiuen Tsang?
(i) There was no custom of widow remarriage.
(ii) There seems to have been purdah system among the higher classes.
(iii) The system of sati was known.
(iv) Inter-caste marriages were not permitted by the lawmakers of the time.
Choose the answer from the codes below:
(a) i and ii
(b) i, iii and iv
(c) i, ii and iii
(d) All of them
Which of the following idols was not installed by Harsha in the mahamoksha
parishad held at Prayaga?
(a) Buddha
(b) Mahavishnu
(c) Adityadeva
(d) Isvaradeva
Which of the following helped Harsha to check feudal tyranny and
(a) Harsha made extensive land grants to all the officials.
(b) He maintained military garrisons.
(c) He toured the country extensively and established personal contacts with
(d) He maintained cordial relations with the feudal chiefs.