(i) The rights over land could be transferred, bought and sold like any other
(ii) The claims of feudal chiefs and donees weakened the claims and rights of
(iii) A number of restrictions were imposed on the claims of the peasant on
(iv) The cultivators had the right to refuse to cultivate the land.
Select the answer from the codes below:
(a) i, ii and iv
(b) i, ii and iii
(c) i, iii and iv
(d) All the above
Which of the following statements are correct about the rights and customs
(a) The practice of letting out land to cultivators on the basis of crop-sharing
helped in the emergence of feudal land system or tenures.
(b) Such tenures developed in only those parts of north India which were
(c) Sometimes the artisans, labourers, etc. were forced into unpaid labour or
(d) Women were free from performing various unpaid jobs for the landlord.
Which of the following statements is not correct?
(a) Economy tended to become increasingly agrarian as trade and commerce
declined in the post-Gupta period.
(b) A fairly large section of peasantry emerged due to transformation of
Sudras into peasants.
(c) The mode of paying interest on mortgaged land in the form of labour
services had become fairly common.
(d) The flourishing agrarian economy raised the living standards of peasants.
Which one of the following is the earliest to accompany the land grants?
(a) Power to punish thieves and criminals
(b) Exemption from payment of taxes
(c) Administrative powers over the donated area