Early Tamil Society and Culture English Medium Free Online Test 1 Mark Questions with Answer Key 2020 - 2021

9th Standard

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Social Science

Time : 00:10:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 10

    Part A

    10 x 1 = 10
  1. The Sri Lankan chronicle composed in the Pali language mentioning about merchants and horse traders from Tamil Nadu

    (a)

    Deepa vamsa

    (b)

    Arthasastra

    (c)

    Mahavamsa

    (d)

    Indica

  2. Inscription that mentions the Cheras

    (a)

    Pugalur

    (b)

    Girnar

    (c)

    Pulimankombai

    (d)

    Madurai

  3. The earliest written work on Tamil Grammar is_____________________  

    (a)

    Thirukural

    (b)

    Tholkappiam

    (c)

    Pathinen Melkanakku

    (d)

    Pathirien Kilkanakku

  4. This is an Epic_______________

    (a)

    Silappathikaaram

    (b)

    Pattinapallai

    (c)

    Mullai pathu

    (d)

    Madurai Kanchi

  5. During the Sangam Age _______________ landscape followed the pastoral way of life.

    (a)

    Marutham

    (b)

    Neithal

    (c)

    Mullai

    (d)

    Palai

  6. _________________is an ornament made in precious stone where images are carved on the surface.  

    (a)

    Cameo

    (b)

    Intagliol

    (c)

    Chronicle

    (d)

    Papyrus

  7. The roots of the Sangam Age is in ________________

    (a)

    Bronze Age

    (b)

     Mesolithic Age

    (c)

    Iron Age

    (d)

    None of the above

  8. (i) Bullion means precious metal available in the form of ingots. (correct)
    (ii) Punch-marked coins are the earliest coins used in India. (correct).
    (iii) Non-Tamil literary sources also offer information on early Tamil society. (correct)
    (iv) Millets were cultivated in the wet lands (incorrect)

    (a)

    (i) is correct

    (b)

    (i) & (ii) are correct

    (c)

    (i), (ii) & (iii) are correct

    (d)

    (iv) is correct

  9. (i) Barter was the primary mode of exchange.
    (ii) Spices including pepper and precious stones were exported.
    (iii) The Sangam Age saw the first urbanization in Tamilagam.
    (iv) People in the Sangam Age had no faith in religion.  

    (a)

    (i) is correct

    (b)

    (i) is correct (ii) incorrect

    (c)

    (i) is correct (iv) incorrect

    (d)

    (i), (ii), (iii) correct (iv) incorrect

  10. (i) Coins as a medium of exchange were introduced for the first time in the Sangam Age.
    (ii) Prakrit was the language used by the common people in Northern India during the Mauryan period.
    (iii) Vienna Papyrus, a Roman document, mentions trade related to Muziri.
    (iv) The concept of Thinai is presented in the Tamil grammar work of Pathupaattu.

    (a)

    (i) is correct

    (b)

    (ii) is correct

    (c)

    (iii) is correct

    (d)

    (iv) incorrect

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