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History – Term 3 Unit 1

Society and Culture in Ancient Tamizhagam: The Sangam Age


I. Choose the correct answer:

1. Pattini cult in Tamil Nadu was introduced by
(a) Pandyan Neducheliyan
(b) Cheran Senguttuvan
(c) Ilango Adigal
(d) Mudathirumaran
Answer: (b) Cheran Senguttovanj

2. Which dynasty was not in power during the Sangam Age?
(a) Pandyas
(b) Cholas
(c) Pallavas
(d) Cheras
Answer: (c) Pallavas

3. The rule of Pandyas was followed by
(a) Satavahanas
(b) Cholas
(c) Kalabhras
(d) Pallavas
Answer: (c) Kalabhras

4. The lowest unit of administration during the Sangam Age was ……………..
(a) Mandalam
(b) Nadu
(c) Ur
(d) Pattinam
Answer: (c) Ur

5. What was the occupation of the inhabitants of the Kurinji region?
(a) Plundering
(b) Cattle rearing
(c) Hunting and gathering
(d) Agriculture
Answer: (c) Hunting and gathering

II. Read the Statement and tick the appropriate answer :

1. Assertion (A) :The assembly of the poets was known as Sangam.
Reason (R) :Tamil was the language of Sangam literature,
a. Both A and R are true. R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and R are true. R is not the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
Both A and R is not true.
Answer: (b) Both A and R are true. R is not the correct explanation of A.

2. Which of the following statements are not true?
(b) The Pathitrupathu provides information about Chera Kings.
(c) The earliest literature of the Sangam age was written mostly in the form of prose,
(a) 1 only
(b) 1 and 3 only
(c) 2 only
Answer: (b) 1 and 3 only

3. The ascending order of the administrative division in the ancient Tamizhagam was
a. Ur < Nadu < Kurram < Mandalam
b. Ur < Kurram < Nadu < Mandalam
c. Ur < Mandalam < Kurram < Nadu
d. Nadu < Kurram < Mandalam < Ur
Answer: b Ur < Kurram < Nadu < Mandalam

4. Match the following dynasties with the Royal Insignia
Chera – 1. Fish
Chola – 2. Tiger
Pandya – 3. Bow and arrow
A. 3 2 1
B. 1 2 3
C. 3 1 2
D. 2 1 3
Answer: A. 3 2 1

III. Fill in the blanks :

  1. The battle of Venni was won by ___________
  2. The earliest Tamil grammar work of the Sangam period was ___________
  3. ___________ built Kallanai across the river Kaveri.
  4. The chief of the army was known as ___________
  5. Land revenue was called ___________


  1. Karikalana
  2. Tholkappriya
  3. Karikalana
  4. Thanithalaivan
  5. Irai

IV. True or False :

  1. The singing bards of the Sangam age were called Irular.
  2. Caste system developed during the Sangam period.
  3. Kizhar was the village chief.
  4. Puhar was the general term for city.
  5. Coastal region was called Marudham


  1. False
  2. False
  3. True
  4. False
  5. False

V. Match the following:

  1. Thennar – i Cheras
  2. Vanavar – ii Cholas
  3. Senni – iii Velir
  4. Adiyaman – iv Pandyas


  1. – iv
  2. – i
  3. – ii
  4. – iii

VI. Answer in one or two sentences:

1. Name any two literacy sources to reconstruct the history of ancient Tamizhagam.
Tholkappiyam, Ettuthogai and Patthupattu are some of the literary sources to reconstruct the history of ancient Tamizhagam.

2. What was Natukkal or Virakkal?
Answer: In anciant Tamizhagam, the stones erected to commemorate the heroes who died in the battle field are called Natukal (Veerakkal)

3. Name five thinais mentioned in the Sangam literature.
The five thinais mentioned in the Sangam literature are

  1. Kurinji.
  2. Mullai.
  3. Marutham.
  4. Neithal.
  5. Palai.

4. Name any two archaeological sites related to the Sangam period.

  1. Adichanallur
  2. Arikamedu

5. Name the seven patrons (KadaiyeluVallalgal).
The seven patrons were

  1. Pari
  2. Kari
  3. Ori
  4. Pegan
  5. Ay
  6. Adiyaman
  7. Nalli

6. Name any three Tamil poetic works of Kalabhra period.

  1. Tamil Navalar Charithai
  2. Yaperunkalam
  3. Periapuranam

VII. Answer the following :

1. Discuss the status of women in the Sangam Society.

  1. There was no restriction for women in social life.
  2. There were learned and wise women.
  3. Forty women poets had lived and left behind their valuable works.
  4. Marriage was a matter of self-choice.
  5. However, Chastity (Karpu) was considered the highest virtue of women.
  6. Sons and daughters had equal shares in their parent’s property.
  7. Women poets of Sangam Age were Arraiyar, Velliveethiyar, Kakkaipadiniyar, AathiManthiyar, Ponmudiyar.