(c) Arlhasastra
(d) Brihadevata
Which one of the following forms of marriage was the most widely prevalent
type among the lower varnas of ancient period?
(a) Gandharvavivaha
(b) Asuravivaha
(c) Rakshasavivaha
(d) Arsavivaha
What led to the evolution of the theory of varnasamkara?
(a) concern with occupational specialisation
(b) concern with ritual status
(c) distinction between the victorious and the vanquished
(d) distribution of resources and produce
The identity of which one of the following varnas is generally clear in the
Brahmanical smriti literature?
(a) Kshatriyas
(b) Vaishyas
(c) Sudras
(d) Panchamavarna
Which one of the following approved marriage forms was considered inferior
for containing elements of ‘bride-price’?
(a) Arsa
(b) Brahma
(c) Daiva
(d) Prajapatya
Which one ot the following women philosophers challenged the invincible
Yajnavalkya in debate in the age of the Upanishads?
(a) Gargi
(b) Ghosa
(c) Maitreyi
(d) Viswavara
Consider List I and List II:
         List I                       List II
      (i) Vedic period             Enslavement in lieu of uncleared debt