Ancient Cities of Tamilagam - Important Question Paper

6th Standard

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Social Science

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

    Part A

    10 x 1 = 10
  1. Which of the following region has a city more than 6500 years old?

    (a)

    Iraq

    (b)

    Indus Valley

    (c)

    Tamilagam

    (d)

    Thondaimandalam

  2. Which one of the following is a Tamil city?

    (a)

    Iraq

    (b)

    Harappa

    (c)

    Mohenjo-Daro

    (d)

    Kancheepuram

  3. Which city is not related to the Bay of Bengal?

    (a)

    Poompuhar

    (b)

    Madurai

    (c)

    Korkai

    (d)

    Kancheepuram

  4. Water management system of Tamils are known from

    (a)

    Kallanai

    (b)

    Tanks in Kancheepuram

    (c)

    Prakirama Pandyan Tank

    (d)

    River Cauvery

  5. Which city is related to Keezhadi excavation?

    (a)

    Madurai

    (b)

    Kancheepuram

    (c)

    Poompuhar

    (d)

    Harappa

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

    (a)

    Harappa

    (b)

    Mohernjo-Daro

    (c)

    Mesopotamia

    (d)

    Sanchi

  7. Which is the oldest city among the following ones?

    (a)

    Chennai

    (b)

    Tiruppur

    (c)

    Poompuhar

    (d)

    Salem

  8. 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

  9. Ahil was a 

    (a)

    Port

    (b)

    Fragrant wood

    (c)

    Educated centre

    (d)

    Ornament

  10. We read Puhar kandam in

    (a)

    Manimegalai

    (b)

    Pattinappalai

    (c)

    Arthashastra

    (d)

    Silappathikaram

  11. Part B

    6 x 1 = 6
  12. Kanchi Kailasanathar temple was built by ___________________ .

    ()

        Pallava King Raja Simha

  13. ______________ is known as the city of temples.

    ()

    Kanchi

  14. Masathuvan means ____________ .

    ()

    A big trader

  15. The early Chola kingdom had___________as its capital.

    ()

    Poompuhar

  16. Kadiyalur Uruttirangannanar wrote the book___________.

    ()

    Patdnappaalai

  17. Sangam Valartha Nagaram referred to___________.

    ()

    Madurai

  18. ``

    9 x 1 = 9
  19. Cultural relationship with the outside world developed in Poompuhar because of its trade relationship with it.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  20. Women also purchased from Allangadi of Madurai without fear.

    (a) True
    (b) False
  21. Many rock cut temples were made during the Pallava period.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    3 x 2 = 6
  29. What do you know about the term 'export’?

  30. Point out anyone difference between a village and a city.

  31. Name the oldest civilization of the world.

  32. Part E

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

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

  35. Write about the kings who ruled Madurai.

  36. What is the difference between Naalangadi and Allangadi.

  37. Name the scholars who were born at Kancheepuram.

  38. Write about the accounts given by scholars about Kanchi.

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

  40. Part F

    1 x 5 = 5
  41. 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.

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