Gupta period?
(i) In some land grants, taxes and powers of administration are explicitly
delegated in a positive manner.
(ii) Some charters specifically transfer peasants and artisans living in a
village and also cultivators occupying a piece of land.
(iii) Some charters give the beneficiary the right to evict the existing peasants
and induce new ones.
(iv) One important element in the land donation records is the list of officers,
either with both proper names and functional designations or only with
Select the answer from the codes below:
(a) i and iii
(b) i, iii and iv
(c) i, ii and iv
(d) All the above
Which of the following statements is not correct about the land charters?
(a) Most land grants bear the name of the writer and the executor.
(b) The name of the literate artisan who incises the grant appears in many a
(c) Land grants are exclusively inscribed or written either on stone or copper
plates only.
(d) According to some charters called kara sasana, the donees are asked to
pay some taxes and in other cases they are asked to shun treason or sedition
against the king.
Match List I with List II and select the answer from the codes given below.
          List I                List II
      (i) Nivartana           (A) A unit of land measurement
      (ii) Araghafta          (B) Persian wheel of irrigation
      (iii) Vapi              (C) A small tank
      (iv) Hatta              (D) Periodical market
(a) i-A, ii-B, iii-C, iv-D
(b) i-A, ii-D, iii-B, iv-C
(c) i-A, ii-C, iii-B, iv-D
(d) i-D, ii-C, iii-B, iv-A