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141.

Which among the following was the royal emblem of Chera Kingdom?
[A]Tiger
[B]Bow
[C]Fish
[D]Carp

Bow
Bow was the royal emblem of Chera Kingdom.

142.

Which among the following was the royal emblem of Chola Kingdom?
[A]Bow
[B]Tiger
[C]Carp
[D]Fish

Tiger
The Chola kingdom was known as Cholamandulam, it was situated to the north-east of Pandya kingdom between Pennar and Vellar rivers. Tiger was the royal emblem of Chola Kingdom.

143.

In context of Sangam Age, which among the following was the ruling class in society?
[A]Arasar
[B]Kadaisiyar
[C]Enadi
[D]Pandyas

Arasar
In Sangam period, Arasar was the ruling class in society.

144.

Which among the following was the capital of Pandyas Kingdom?
[A]Tondi
[B]Musiri
[C]Madurai
[D]Kaveripattnam

Madurai
Madurai was the capital of Pandya Kingdom.

145.

Which among the following was the capital of Chera Kingdom?
[A]Tondi
[B]Musiri
[C]Vanji
[D]Uraiyaur

Vanji
The capital of Chera Kingdom was Vanji. Tondi and Musiri were the important sea ports of Cheras.

146.

The Pattini cult was established by which Sangam ruler?
[A]Nedunjeral Adan, the Chera ruler
[B]Senguttuvan, the Chera ruler
[C]Karikala, the Chola ruler
[D]Nedujeliyan, the Pandyan ruler

Senguttuvan, the Chera ruler
The Pattini cult i.e. the worship of Kannagi as an ideal wife, was started by Senguttuvan, the ruler of Chera.

147.

Which of the following was the capital of Chola dynasty?
[A]Madurai
[B]Karur
[C]Uraiyaur
[D]Kaveripattnam

Uraiyaur
The capital of Chola Kingdom was Uraiyaur that was famous for cotton trade and Purhar.

148.

Who built a temple of Augustus at Muzris?
[A]Romans
[B]Cholas
[C]Pandyas
[D]Cheras

Romans
Romans built a temple of Augustus at Muzris.

149.

Which of the following book is considered as the ‘Odyssus of Tamil poetry’?
[A]Tirukkural
[B]Manimekalai
[C]Silappadikarma
[D]Jivaka Chintamani

Manimekalai
Manimekalai is a sequel of an epic ‘Silappatikaram’ written by Seethalai Saathanaar and is considered as the ‘Odyssus of Tamil poetry’.

150.

Who was the author of the book ‘Tirukkural’?
[A]Seethalai Saathanaar
[B]Tiruttakrdeva
[C]Ilango Adigal
[D]Thiruvalluvar

Thiruvalluvar
Thiruvalluvar was the author of the book ‘Tirukkural (also known as the Kural). It is a classic Tamil sangam literature consisting of 1330 couplets or Kurals. The book is also called as the fifth Veda or ‘Bible of the Tamil Land’.

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