SSC History Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    What was the duty of an officer called Antapala as mentioned in Arthasastra?

    A)  Maintenance of village records

    B)  Control of the royal stables

    C)  Disbursement of salary to the personal guards of the king

    D)  Collects road and ferry tolls

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] According to Arthasastra the Antapala examined the quality of the incoming cargo and stamped delivery batches with his distinctive seal. He also collected road and ferry tolls on merchants heading to the main city with their bonded goods.

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