Samacheer Kalvi 9th Early Tamil Society &Culture Questions - 1

Question: 1

Pathupattu includes _____ love songs.

(A) Five

(B) Eight

(C) Twelve

(D) Ten

Ans: D


Question: 2

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

Ans: A


Question: 3

Aivananel was a type of

(A) Iron

(B) Rice

(C) Wheat

(D) Cotton

Ans: B


Question: 4

The Cheras controlled the region of present day

(A) Andhra Pradesh

(B) Tamil Nadu

(C) Kerala

(D) Karnataka

Ans: C


Question: 5

Erythrean sea refers to the waters around the

(A) Black sea

(B) Caspian sea

(C) Red sea

(D) Mediterranean sea

Ans: C

Red sea

Question: 6

Arthasastra was written by

(A) Chanakya

(B) Kalidasa

(C) Krishna

(D) Visakadatta

Ans: A


Question: 7

Inscription that mentions the Cheras

(A) Madurai

(B) Pulimankombai

(C) Girnar

(D) Pugalur

Ans: D


Question: 8

(i) Kodumanal is located near Erode in Tamil Nadu
(ii) Rural centres have a larger population involved in non agrarian, commercial and political occupation.
(iii) Sangam age people were ignorant shell bangles and glass beads.

(A) (i) is correct

(B) (i) and (iii) is correct

(C) (i), (ii) and (iii) is correct

(D) (ii) and (iii) is correct

Ans: A

(i) is correct

Question: 9

The Sangam Age port Arikkamedu is near

(A) Madurai

(B) Karaikal

(C) Puducherry

(D) Velachery

Ans: C


Question: 10

The book Natural History was written in

(A) English

(B) Greek

(C) Spanish

(D) Latin

Ans: D