(c) ii, iii and iv
(d) All the above
Which of the following statements is not correct about agrarian structure in
Gupta and post-Gupta periods?
(a) The feudal tendencies made their appearance towards the closing years of
the Gupta rule.
(b) References to land grants to officers, Brahmins and temples are available
in the reign of Harsha.
(c) We find numerous revenue terms in inscriptions some of which were paid
to the -vassals or officers and others to the state or the overlord.
(d) The tax collection rights of the kings and their subordinate chiefs were
mutually exclusive and the peasants did not need to pay taxes to both.
Which one of the following is the potent cause for the increase in burden of
tax on peasant?
(a) Land granted to Brahmins
(b) Land granted to feudal chiefs
(c) Land granted to the officials
(d) Several grades of rulership and subinfeudation
Which of the following reduced the status of free peasants to the status of
(i) Transfer of peasants to the grantees along with land
(ii) Extension of forced labour
(iii) Restrictions on the movement of peasants
(iv) Delegation of Fiscal and criminal administration to the religious
Choose the answer from the codes below:
(a) i and iii
(b) i, iii and iv
(c) i, ii and iii
(d) All of them
The term bhumichchhidranayaya denotes
(a) ownership of the king over the soil.
(b) ownership of the feudal chief over the soil.
(c) ownership of the person who brought virgin soil under cultivation,