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Morning Star solutions for Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE chapter 5 - The Sangam Age [Latest edition]

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Chapter 5: The Sangam Age

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Short Answer Questions

Morning Star solutions for Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE Chapter 5 The Sangam Age Short Answer Questions

Short Answer Questions | Q 1

What is meant by the term ‘the Sangam Age’?

Short Answer Questions | Q 2

Name the three kingdoms mentioned in the Sangam texts.

Short Answer Questions | Q 3

Name the author of Tirukkural.

Short Answer Questions | Q 4

Name the three sections into which the chapters of Tirukkhural are categorized.

Short Answer Questions | Q 5

Name the four castes mentioned in the Tolkappiyam.

Short Answer Questions | Q 6

Name the five physiographic divisions of tinais mentioned in the Sangam literature.

Short Answer Questions | Q 7

Who were the Vellalas during the Sangam Age?

Short Answer Questions | Q 8

Name the chief crops grown during the Sangam Period.

Short Answer Questions | Q 9.1

Name one center of cotton trade mentioned in the Sangam literature.

Short Answer Questions | Q 9.2

Name the products exported to foreign lands during the Sangam Age.

Short Answer Questions | Q 10

Name any two ports of the Sangam Age.

Short Answer Questions | Q 11

Name the author of Tolkappiyam.

Short Answer Questions | Q 12

Name any three Epics mentioned in the Sangam literature.

Short Answer Questions | Q 13

What was the theme of the Aham type of literature?

Short Answer Questions | Q 14

In whose honor were the hero stones erected during the Sangam Age?

Short Answer Questions | Q 15

Name one center of cotton trade mentioned in the Sangam literature.

Short Answer Questions | Q 16

Mention the two views held by scholars regarding the origin of the Dravidians.

Short Answer Questions | Q 17

Name the oldest language of South India. OR Name the oldest Dravidian language.

Short Answer Questions | Q 18

What is known as Sangam literature?

Short Answer Questions | Q 19

Name any two literary sources to reconstruct the history of the Sangam age.

Short Answer Questions | Q 20

Who wrote ‘Kural’?

Short Answer Questions | Q 21

Name any two famous epics of Tamil literature.

Short Answer Questions | Q 22

Mention any two archaeological sources to reconstruct the history of the Sangam age.

Short Answer Questions | Q 23

Why are the graves of people in the megalithic phase in South India’s history called ‘Megalithis’?

Short Answer Questions | Q 24

How do Megaliths suggest that people of Southern India in those times had become familiar with iron?

Short Answer Questions | Q 25

How does the inscription of Kharvela, the ruler of Kalinga, enable us to reconstruct the history of the Sangam age?

Short Answer Questions | Q 26

Hero-stone reminds us of an important event. What is the event?

Short Answer Questions | Q 27

Mention any two Chera rulers whose names figure in the Sangam literature.

Short Answer Questions | Q 28

Who was the greatest among the earliest Chola kings?

Short Answer Questions | Q 29

Why did Arundhati, a character in Sanskrit literature, become a model for South Indian Women in the Sangam age?

Short Answer Questions | Q 30

Name the two deities worshiped by people in the Sangam age.

Short Answer Questions | Q 31

What did the Chera region produce in large quantities in the Sangam age?

Short Answer Questions | Q 32

Name the two items of trade referred to in the Tamil literature of the Sangam age.

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Structured Questions

Morning Star solutions for Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE Chapter 5 The Sangam Age Structured Questions

Structured Questions | Q 1.1

With reference to the sources of information, give the significance of the following:

Tirukurral

Structured Questions | Q 1.2

With reference to the sources of information about the Sangam Age, explain the significance of the following;

Megaliths 

Structured Questions | Q 1.3

With reference to the sources of information about the Sangam Age, explain the significance of the following;

Hero stones

Structured Questions | Q 2.1

With reference to the Sangam Age, answer the following question:

Explain why the Sangam Age is so called?

Structured Questions | Q 2.2

With reference to the Sangam Age, answer the following question:

Name the three kingdoms that existed during the Sangam Age.

Structured Questions | Q 2.3

With reference to the Sangam Age, answer the following question:

Describe the achievements of Chera ruler, Senguttuvan; and Chola ruler, Karikalan.

Structured Questions | Q 3.1

With reference to the society that existed during the Sangam Age, answer the following question:

Explain briefly the functions of the four castes mentioned in the Tolkappiyam.

Structured Questions | Q 3.2

With reference to the society that existed during the Sangam Age, answer the following question:

Name the physiographic divisions of the Tamil land and the occupations associated with each one of them.

Structured Questions | Q 3.3

With reference to the society that existed during the Sangam Age, answer the following question:

Explain the position of women.

Structured Questions | Q 4.1

With reference to the economy during the Sangam Age, answer the following question:

What was the main occupation of the people and the activities associated with it? What were the other occupations of the people?

Structured Questions | Q 4.2

With reference to the economy during the Sangam Age, answer the following question:

Explain the organisation of internal trade.

Structured Questions | Q 4.3

With reference to the economy during the Sangam Age, answer the following question:

Explain the extent and significance of external trade.

Structured Questions | Q 5.1

There are many literary sources to reconstruct the history of the Sangam age. In this context explain the literary importance of Tirukurral.

Structured Questions | Q 5.2

There are many literary sources to reconstruct the history of the Sangam age. In this context explain the literary importance of Tolkappiyam.

Structured Questions | Q 5.3

There are many literary sources to reconstruct the history of the Sangam age. In this context explain the literary importance of famous epics of Tamil literature.

Structured Questions | Q 6.1

How can the Megaliths help us to reconstruct events of the Sangam age?

Structured Questions | Q 6.2

How can the Inscriptions found in Caves in the Madurai region helps us to reconstruct events of the Sangam age?

Structured Questions | Q 7.1

Describe the social conditions that Sangam literature depicts with reference to:

The Castes

Structured Questions | Q 7.2

Describe the social conditions that Sangam literature depicts with reference to:

The Ruling Class and the Class of Warriors

Structured Questions | Q 8.1

Describe the social conditions that Sangam literature suggests with reference to:

Institution of Marriage

Structured Questions | Q 8.2

Describe the social conditions that Sangam literature suggests with reference to:

Religion and Religious rituals

Structured Questions | Q 9.1

The Sangam literature gives a complete and true picture of the economic conditions of the age. Describe the economic life of the people with reference to:

Agriculture

Structured Questions | Q 9.2

The Sangam literature gives a complete and true picture of the economic conditions of the age. Describe the economic life of the people with reference to:

Trade

Structured Questions | Q 9.3

The Sangam literature gives a complete and true picture of economic conditions of the age. Describe the economic life of the people with reference to:

Occupational Guilds

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Chapter 5: The Sangam Age

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Morning Star solutions for Total History and Civics Class 9 ICSE chapter 5 - The Sangam Age

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