Early Tamil Society and Culture - Important Question Paper

9th Standard

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Social Science

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

    Part A

    10 x 1 = 10
  1. The name of the script used in the Sangam Age

    (a)

    English

    (b)

    Devanagari

    (c)

    Tamil-Brahmi

    (d)

    Granta

  2. 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

  3. The notable Chola king credited with bringing forest lands under the plough and developing irrigational facilities

    (a)

    Karikalan

    (b)

    Rajarajan I

    (c)

    Kulothungan

    (d)

    Rajendran I

  4. Inscription that mentions the Cheras

    (a)

    Pugalur

    (b)

    Girnar

    (c)

    Pulimankombai

    (d)

    Madurai

  5. The famous Venetian traveller who described Kayal as a great and noble city

    (a)

    Vasco da gama

    (b)

    Alberuni

    (c)

    Marco Polo

    (d)

    Megasthenes

  6. The earliest written work on Tamil Grammar is_____________________  

    (a)

    Thirukural

    (b)

    Tholkappiam

    (c)

    Pathinen Melkanakku

    (d)

    Pathirien Kilkanakku

  7. This is an Epic_______________

    (a)

    Silappathikaaram

    (b)

    Pattinapallai

    (c)

    Mullai pathu

    (d)

    Madurai Kanchi

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

    (a)

    Marutham

    (b)

    Neithal

    (c)

    Mullai

    (d)

    Palai

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

    (a)

    Cameo

    (b)

    Intagliol

    (c)

    Chronicle

    (d)

    Papyrus

  10. The roots of the Sangam Age is in ________________

    (a)

    Bronze Age

    (b)

     Mesolithic Age

    (c)

    Iron Age

    (d)

    None of the above

  11. Part B

    5 x 2 = 10
  12. What does the development of Script mark?

  13. What do you know about the Hero stones of the Post-Sangam Age?

  14. What does Erytbrean sea refer to?

  15. What is Ptolemy's Geography?

  16. What do you know about Muvendbar?

  17. Part C

    5 x 3 = 15
  18. Archaeological sites provide evidence of past history - Discuss.

  19. How important are coins as a source of evidence for the study of Sangam Age?

  20. The Tamil rulers were independent of Mauryan authority. What explanation would you offer.

  21. Agriculture was one of the main sources of subsistence in Sangam Age. Give reasons

  22. Overseas interactions brought glory to ancient Tamilagam. Give examples in support.

  23. Part D

    3 x 5 = 15
  24. To what extent do you think the political powers of Tamilagam influenced Sangam Age polity?

  25. Explain the "Archaeological sites".

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