Tamil Nadu GK Questions for TNPSC Examinations

1. 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

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2. Where was the first Tamil Sangam held__?

[A] Madurai
[B] Kapatpuram
[C] Kaveripattnam
[D] Kural

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3. Which of the following book is considered as the ‘Odyssus of Tamil poetry’?

[A] Tirukkural
[B] Manimekalai
[C] Silappadikarma
[D] Jivaka Chintamani

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4. Which of the following was the capital of Chola dynasty?

[A] Madurai
[B] Karur
[C] Uraiyaur
[D] Kaveripattnam

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5. 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

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6. Which among the following is a Tamil grammatical treatise ?

[A] Pattupattu
[B] Ettutogai
[C] Silappadikaram
[D] Tolkappiam

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7. “Kuyil Pattu” is a famous work ascribed to which among the following Tamil Poets?

[A] Bharathidasan
[B] Avvaiyar
[C] Anandabharati Aiyangar
[D] Subramanya Bharathi

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8. Which among the following National Parks / Wild Life sanctuaries of Tamil Nadu is called as Top Slip?

[A] Aanamalai National Park
[B] Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary
[C] Guindy National Park
[D] Palani Hills National Park

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9. Jayamkondam in Tamil Nadu is famous for which among the following minerals?

[A] Bauxite
[B] Lignite
[C] Calcite
[D] Magnesite

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10. 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?

[A] Villianur
[B] Suttukeni
[C] Arikamedu
[D] Andiarpalayam

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