(iii) The genesis of civil and criminal law can be traced back to the
(iv) The Dharmasutras were uniform throughout the Indian subcontinent.
Select the answer from the codes below:
(a) i, ii and iii
(b) i, ii and iv
(c) ii, iii and iv
(d) i, ii, iii and iv
Which of the following statements are correct about the social conditions in
the pre-Mauryan period?
(i) New subcastes were born as a result of migration, fusion or subdivision.
(ii) Social distinctions became rigid, and intercaste marriages and change of
occupation and caste were forbidden by social customs.
(iii) The two higher varnas inter-married some times.
(iv) We find certain instances of Brahmin and Kshatriya merchants,
craftsmen and farmers doing menial work without losing their caste or social
(v) The Brahmins and Kshatriyas who had taken to productive works were
exempted from taxation.
Choose the answer from the codes below.
(a) ii, iii, iv and v
(b) i, ii, iii and v
(c) i, ii, iii and iv
(d) All of them
Which of the following statements is incorrect about the position of women
during the age of Buddha?
(a) The position of women generally deteriorated.
(b) There were several instances of child marriages.
(c) Polygamy was gradually growing among the ruling classes.
(d) Education was denied to women.
Which of the following statements is not correct about the spoils of war in the
Vedic period?
(a) The main income of a chief or a prince came from the spoils of war.
(b) The invoked god is asked to bestow wealth only on priests, princes and