Dear Readers,We are providing you a History Quiz for SSC CGL 2016 and Railways, SSC CPO ,SSC CHSL (The Sangam Ages).
1.’Sangam’ in the Sangam Age denotes
(a) meeting of rivers
(b) assembly of religious leaders
(c) assembly of pacts.
(d) royal court.
2.Sangam Age roughly corresponds to the
(a) Gupta period
(b) Maurya period
(c) Post-Vedic or Pre-Maurya period
(d) Post-Maurya or Pre-Gupta period
3.How many Sangams were held and where?
(a) Three at Madurai
(b) Four at Tiruchirapalli
(c) Two at Tanjore
(d) Five at Kanchipuram
4.Language of the Sangam literature was
5.Name the Chera King, known as the “Red Chera”, who built a temple to Kannagi
(d) Nedenjeral Adan
6.Meenakshi, the fish-eyed goddess of the Pandyas of Madurai, is identified with
7.Which of the following is known as the “Bible of Tamil Land”?
8.The first information about the development of fine arts in the Sangam Age comes through
(d) Sivaga Sindamani
9.Information about the South Indian Kingdoms first comes from
(a) Narada Smriti
(b) Panini’s Ashtadhyayi
(c) Kautilya’s Arthashastra
(d) Megasthenese’s Indica
10.Name the Roman emperor who received an embassy sent by a Pandyan King in about 20 BC.