Ancient Cities of Tamilagam Important Questions

6th Standard

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Social Science

Answer all the questions 

Time : 01:40:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 50

    Part A

    9 x 1 = 9
  1. Which city is related to Keezhadi excavation?

    (a)

    Madurai

    (b)

    Kancheepuram

    (c)

    Poompuhar

    (d)

    Harappa

  2. (a) Thirunavukkarasar said "kalviyil karaiillatha". This statement refers to the city Kancheepuram.
    (b) Hieun Tsang, said, "Kancheepuram is one among the seven-sacred places of India".
    (c) Kalidasa said, "Kancheepuram is the best city among the cities"
    i) only a is correct
    ii) only b is correct
    iii) only c is correct
    iv) All are correct

    (a)

    only a is correct

    (b)

    only b is correct

    (c)

    only c is correct

    (d)

    All are correct

  3. Which of the following cities, is in Iraq?

    (a)

    Harappa

    (b)

    Mohernjo-Daro

    (c)

    Mesopotamia

    (d)

    Sanchi

  4. Name the place related to the export of Sandal.

    (a)

    Western Ghats

    (b)

    Southern Sea

    (c)

    Eastern Sea

    (d)

    Elam

  5. In Poompuhar the foreign traders began to interact with the local people because.

    (a)

    Loading and unloading of ships took some-months.

    (b)

    Foreigners liked the local people

    (c)

    Foreigners wanted to learn Tamil.

    (d)

    Foreigners wanted to stay in Poompuhar

  6. We read Puhar kandam in

    (a)

    Manimegalai

    (b)

    Pattinappalai

    (c)

    Arthashastra

    (d)

    Silappathikaram

  7. Pearls were found in abundance in

    (a)

    Chozha Nadu

    (b)

    Pandya Nadu

    (c)

    Thondai Nadu

    (d)

    Chera Nadu

  8. statement: Kanchi was an educational centre.
    Reason: Hieun Tsang pursued his further studies at Kadigai.

    (a)

    Statement and Reason are wrong.

    (b)

    Statement correct but Reason is wrong

    (c)

    Both statements and Reason are correct

    (d)

    Statement is wrong but Reason is correct.

  9. I) Madural was a prominent town of Tamizhagan.
    ll) n archaeological excavation has been done In Keezhadi near .dural.
    Ill) Wom n purchased thin s from Allangadl without any fear

    (a)

    i) is correct

    (b)

    ii) is correct

    (c)

    iii) is correct

    (d)

    i), ii), iii) all are correct

  10. Part B

    5 x 1 = 5
  11. Kanchi Kailasanathar temple was built by ___________________ .

    ()

        Pallava King Raja Simha

  12. Masathuvan means ____________ .

    ()

    A big trader

  13. The early Chola kingdom had___________as its capital.

    ()

    Poompuhar

  14. Kadiyalur Uruttirangannanar wrote the book___________.

    ()

    Patdnappaalai

  15. Sangam Valartha Nagaram referred to___________.

    ()

    Madurai

  16. Part C

    7 x 1 = 7
  17. Cultural relationship with the outside world developed in Poompuhar because of its trade relationship with it.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  18. Bodhi Dharmar belonged to Kancheepuram.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  19. Three sangams were held in Kanchi.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  20. Magasthanese was a historian from Rome.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  21. Chozha Nadu had plenty of elephants.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  22. Hundred of lakes were built in Poompuhar.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  23. Chandra Gupta wrote the book arthashastra.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  24. Part D

    7 x 2 = 14
  25. Mention the ancient cities of Tamil Nadu.

  26. Discuss the sources available to know about Tamil cities.

  27. What is the difference between Naalangadi and Allangadi.

  28. Write a paragraph about the city Poompuhar with special reference to trade.

  29. Kancheepuram was famous for education. Prove this statement.

  30. Part E

    1 x 5 = 5
  31. Poompuhar was located on which river bank? Name the ancient city which had Tamil Sangam Name a Sangam literary work
    Which Greek historian gave accounts about the Pandya kingdom? To which Tamil kingdom did the southern districts of Tamil Nadu belong to during the Sangam Age? Name the Chinese traveler who stayed and studied in Nalanda University.
    Thirunavukarasar mentioned Kanchi as What is the name of evening market during the Sangam Age? Name the temple built by Pallava king Rajasimha at Kanchi.
    Which district is known as the district of lakes? What is trade? Name a port located on the shore of Bay of Bengal.
  32. Part F

    1 x 10 = 10
  33. Mark the following places in a South India map.
    a.Chennai
    b.Madurai
    c.Kancheepuram
    d.Poompuhar
    e.Arabian Sea
    f.Bay of Bengal
    g.Indian Ocean

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