In the Deccan, maduveya-sunka was a tax levied on
(a) intoxicants
(b) war booty
(c) marriages
(d) prostitutes
Careful planning and campaigns by Sultan Mahmud led to the arrival of the
Afghan armies in India during the
(a) winter
(b) summer
(c) harvest
(d) spring
Which of the following was not a condition on which women were allowed to
remarry during the early medieval period?
(a) When the husband was impotent.
(b) When the husband had deserted her.
(c) When the husband died.
(d) When the husband suffered from a contagious and incurable disease.
The term nakharas in the Deccan referred to
(a) dancing schools
(b) tax on crafts
(c) merchant guilds
(d) markets
Which of the following statements on the Chola trading activities is
incorrect?
(a) Trade existed between the Chola empire and China and ambassadors were
exchanged.
(b) Cholas exported textiles, spices, drugs, jewels, ivory and ebony, both to
China and the West.
(c) Chola rulers closely supervised the activities of merchant guilds.
(d) Spices were brought from South-East Asia and the Arabs in turn took
them to the West.
Which of the following statements is not correct about local administration
under the Cholas?
(a) The sabha or the mahasabha    was an assembly of the Brahmin village.