Society and Culture in Ancient Tamizhagam: The Sangam Age Book Back Questions

6th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:40:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 25
    3 x 1 = 3
  1. Pattini cult in Tamil Nadu was introduced by _______ 

    (a)

    PandyanNeduncheliyan

    (b)

    CheranSenguttuvan 

    (c)

    IlangoAdigal

    (d)

    Mudathirumaran

  2. Which dynasty was not in power during the Sangam Age?

    (a)

    Pandyas

    (b)

    Cholas

    (c)

    Pallavas

    (d)

    Cheras

  3. The ascending order of the administrative division in the ancient Tamizhagam was

    (a)

    Ur˂ Nadu ˂ Kurram ˂ Mandalam

    (b)

    Ur ˂ Kurram ˂ Nadu ˂Mandalam

    (c)

    Ur ˂Mandalam ˂ Kurram ˂ Nadu

    (d)

    Nadu ˂ Kurram ˂ Mandalam ˂Ur

  4. 2 x 1 = 2
  5. The battle of Venni was won by ____________________.

    ()

    Karikalavallavan

  6. _______________built Kallanai across the river Kaveri.

    ()

    Karikala cholan

  7. 3 x 1 = 3
  8. Caste system developed during the Sangam period.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  9. Kizhar was the village chief.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  10. Coastal region was called Marudham.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  11. 4 x 1 = 4
  12. Thennar

  13. (1)

    Pandyas

  14. Vanavar

  15. (2)

    Cheras

  16. Senni

  17. (3)

    Velir

  18. Adiyaman

  19. (4)

    Cholas

    3 x 2 = 6
  20. Name any two literary sources to reconstruct the history of ancient Tamizhagam.

  21. Name five thinais mentioned in the Sangam literature.

  22. Name the seven patrons (KadaiyeluVallalgal).

  23. 1 x 2 = 2
  24. Mention two epics of the Sangam period. Name the two groups of officials who assisted the king. Name any two women poets of the Sangam period.
    Name any three major ports of Sangam age. What constituted Muthamizh? Silapathikaram was written by ___________
    Talayalanganam is related to which is related to which Pandya king? Which eco-region was called menpulam? The light houses in the ports are called _________
  25. 1 x 5 = 5
  26. Discuss the status of women in the Sangam Society.

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