43 -Sangam Age

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1).
Consider the following statements:
1. Andal was a woman Alvar whose compositions were widely sung.
2. Karaikkal Ammaiyar was a devotee of Shiva who adopted the path of extreme asceticim in order to attain her goal
Which of the above statements is / are correct?
2).
Who was the author of the Jivaka Chintamani?
3).
Which of the following ancient Tamil Kingdoms came to be known from Sangam Literature?
4).
Who was the author of the book ‘Manimekalai’?
5).
Who was the author of the book ‘Silappadikarma’?
6).
Which of the following book is the sequel of an epic ‘Silappadikarma’?
7).
In Sangam age, the book ‘Bharatam’ was written by__?
8).
Where was the first Tamil Sangam held__?
9).
Tolkāppiyam belongs to which tamil Sangam?
10).
Who was the author of the book ‘Tirukkural’?
11).
Which of the following book is considered as the ‘Odyssus of Tamil poetry’?
12).
The Pattini cult was established by which Sangam ruler?
13).
Which among the following was the capital of Chera Kingdom?
14).
In context of Sangam Age, which among the following was the ruling class in society?
15).
Which among the following was the royal emblem of Chera Kingdom?
16).
In the Sangam age, ‘Karai’ the revenue term is related with__?
17).
Variyar, the Revenue term was used for which action?
18).
The word ‘Sangam’ of Sangam Age was closely associated with which of the following?
19).
Who is known as the Father of Tamil literature?
20).
Who was the chairman of Third Tamil Sangam?
21).
The greatest Chera King remembered for building a temple of ‘Kannagi’ the Goddess of Chastity?
22).
What was Arikamedu during ancient India?
23).
Which among the following sites near Pondicherry gives best support to the view on an ancient trade between Rome and the ancient Tamil country of India?
24).
Which among the following is the most important work of Tamil Literature of Sangam Period (sometimes also referred as Bible of the Tamil land)?
25).
The three sangams were organized under the chairmanship of which of the following?
26).
Which among the following Chera King is famous for the legends surrounding Kannagi ( he built a temple dedicated to Kannagi) and is also known as ” Red Cherra” ?
27).
What is Ettuthokai?
1. Consider the following statements:
1. Andal was a woman Alvar whose compositions were widely sung.
2. Karaikkal Ammaiyar was a devotee of Shiva who adopted the path of extreme asceticim in order to attain her goal
Which of the above statements is / are correct?
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2
2. Who was the author of the Jivaka Chintamani?
[A] Perudevanar
[B] Seethalai Saathanaar
[C] Tiruttakrdeva
[D] Ilango Adigal
3. Which of the following ancient Tamil Kingdoms came to be known from Sangam Literature?
[A] Chola
[B] Chera
[C] Pandya
[D] All of the above
4. Who was the author of the book ‘Manimekalai’?
[A] Ilango Adigal
[B] Seethalai Saathanaar
[C] Perudevanar
[D] Tiruttakrdeva
5. Who was the author of the book ‘Silappadikarma’?
[A] Ilango Adigal
[B] Seethalai Saathanaar
[C] Perudevanar
[D] Tiruttakrdeva
6. Which of the following book is the sequel of an epic ‘Silappadikarma’?
[A] Jivaka Chintamani
[B] Manimekalai
[C] Bharatman
[D] Kunal
7. In Sangam age, the book ‘Bharatam’ was written by__?
[A] Perudevanar
[B] Manimekalai
[C] Seethalai Saathanaar
[D] Tiruttakrdeva
8. Where was the first Tamil Sangam held__?
[A] Madurai
[B] Kapatpuram
[C] Kaveripattnam
[D] Kural
9. Tolkāppiyam belongs to which tamil Sangam?
[A] first
[B] second
[C] third
[D] fourth
10. Who was the author of the book ‘Tirukkural’?
[A] Seethalai Saathanaar
[B] ]Tiruttakrdeva
[C] Ilango Adigal
[D] Thiruvalluvar
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