Ancient Indian History Quiz Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

Q.  Which of the following was referred to as superintendent of agriculture during the Mauryan period?

a. Ardhasitikas
b. Sitadhyaksha
c. Svaviryopajivins
d. Akaradhyaksha


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During the Mauryan period people from overpopulated areas, slaves, and prisoners of war were brought to these new settlements to work on the fields. These villages belonged specifically to the king and were looked after by government officials appointed for the purpose called Sitadhyaksha, i.e., Superintendent of agriculture.
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