Q. With reference to chola economy, the term “agrahatta” is related to?

[A] Persian wheel

[B] Community farming

[C] Agriculture tax

[D] Tax on artisans

Answer: A

Explanation: There was an expansion in the agrarian economy and various factors attributed to it such as extension of the margin of agriculture through land reclamation, the spread of irrigation techniques, and an expansion in the range of crops.

The use of agrahatta (Persian wheel) also facilitated the already established smooth irrigation networks of tanks, canals, wells and sluices.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT