(a) Eight
(b) Ten
(c) Twelve
(d) Fourteen
In the Buddhist Pali texts there is evidently frequent tension between the
(a) bahamanna and sudda
(b) bahamanna and khattiya
(c) khattiya and vessa
(d) vessa and sudda
Varna system is characterised by
(i) status by birth
(ii) a hierarchical ordering of social units
(iii) rules of exogamy
(iv) rules of endogamy
(v) ritual purity
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) All of them
(b) i, ii, iii and iv
(c) ii, iii, jv and v
(d) i, ii, iv and v
Which one of the following works attests to the existence of the Rajanya
(a) Kautilya’s Arthasastra
(b) Panini’s Ashtadhyayi
(c) Manu’s Dharmasastra
(d) Bana’s Harshacharita
Which of the following texts provide us with the first major example of
validation of Kshatriya status?
(a) ltihasas
(b) Smritis
(c) Puranas
(d) Jatakas
Women and property were bracketed together particularly from
(a) Maurya period