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20. Which of the following statements are true regarding position of women in the Gupta age?

i. Arsa and Asura forms of marriage became popular.

ii.  Widow remarriage was encouraged

iii. Women had no right to real property.



A

(a) i and ii only

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B

(b) i and iii only

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C

(c) ii and iii only

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D
(d) i ii and iii
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Solution

The correct option is D

(b) i and iii only


Ans20. B
Explanation:The deterioration in the position of women is evident in the Gupta age. The Svayamvara and Gandharva forms of marriage fell into disuse and the Arsa and Asura forms in which the bride had to be given with a price became popular.  Widow Remarriage was banned Women had no right to real property.


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