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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Social Science Term 1 - Class 6th Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 1 - Ancient Cities of Tamilagam [Latest edition]

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Chapter 1: Ancient Cities of Tamilagam

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Exercise [Pages 155 - 157]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Social Science Term 1 - Class 6th Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 1 Ancient Cities of Tamilagam Exercise [Pages 155 - 157]

Choose the correct answer

Exercise | Q I. 1 | Page 155

Which of the following region has a city more than 6500 years old?

  • Iraq

  • Indus Valley

  • Tamilagam

  • Thondaimandalam

Exercise | Q I. 2 | Page 155

Which one of the following is a Tamil city?

  • Iraq

  • Harappa

  • Mohenjo-Daro

  • Kancheepuram

Exercise | Q I. 3 | Page 155

Which city is not related to the Bay of Bengal?

  • Poompuhar

  • Thondi

  • Korkai

  • Kancheepuram

Exercise | Q I. 4 | Page 155

Water management system of Tamils are known from.

  1. Kallanai
  2. Tanks in Kancheepuram
  3. Prakirama Pandyan Tank
  4. River Cauvery
  • a. is correct

  • b. is correct

  • c. is correct

  • a and b are correct

Exercise | Q I. 5 | Page 155

Which is not the oldest city among the following ones?

  • Madurai

  • Kancheepuram

  • Poompuhar

  • Chennai

Exercise | Q I. 6 | Page 155

Which city is related to Keezhadi excavation?

  • Madurai

  • Kancheepuram

  • Poompuhar

  • Harappa

Choose the appropriate answer. Match the Statement with the Reason

Exercise | Q II. 1 | Page 155

Statement: Goods were imported and exported from the city Poompuhar.

Reason: Bay of Bengal was suitable for trading with neighbouring countries

  • Statement is correct, but reason is wrong.

  • Statement and its reason are correct.

  • Statement is wrong, but reason is correct

  • Both are wrong.

Exercise | Q II. 2 | Page 155
  1. Thirunavukkarasar said “kalviyil karaiillatha”. This statement refers to the city Kancheepuram.
  2. Hieun Tsang said, “Kancheepuram is one among the seven sacred places of India”.
  3. Kalidasa said, “Kancheepuram is the best city among the cities”.
  • only a is correct

  • only b is correct

  • only c is correct

  • All are correct

Exercise | Q II. 3 | Page 155

Find out the correct statement.

  • Naalangadi - Night shop

  • Allangdi - Day-time shop

  • Ancient Roman coin factory was found at Poompuhar.

  • Pearls were exported from Uvari near Korkai.

Exercise | Q II. 4 | Page 156

Find out the wrong statement.

  • Megasthanese has mentioned Madurai in his account

  • Hien Tsang came to the Tamil city of Kancheepuram.

  • Kovalan and Kannagi lived in Kancheepuram.

  • Iraq is mentioned in Pattinapalai.

Exercise | Q II. 5 | Page 156

Find out the correct pair.

  • Koodal Nagar - Poompuhar

  • Thoonga Nagaram - Harappa

  • City of Education - Madurai

  • City of Temples -Kancheepuram

Exercise | Q II. 6 | Page 156

Find out the wrong pair.

  • Vadamalai - Gold

  • Western Ghats - Sandal

  • Southern Sea - Pearls

  • Eastern Sea - Ahil

Fill in the blanks

Exercise | Q III. 1 | Page 156

Kanchi Kailasanathar temple was built by ______.

Exercise | Q III. 2 | Page 156

______ is known as the city of temples.

Exercise | Q III. 3 | Page 156

Masathuvan means ______.

State True or False

Exercise | Q IV. 1 | Page 156

Cultural relationship with the outside world developed in Poompuhar because of its trade relationship with it.

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q IV. 2 | Page 156

Women also purchased from Allangadi of Madurai without fear.

  • True 

  • False

Exercise | Q IV. 3 | Page 156

Many rock-cut temples were made during the Pallava period- 

  • True

  • False

Exercise | Q IV. 4 | Page 156

Bodhi Dharmar belonged to Kancheepuram.

  • True

  • False

Answer in one word

Exercise | Q V. 1 | Page 156

What do you know about the term ‘export’?

Exercise | Q V. 2 | Page 156

Mention the epic poem you read in this lesson.

Exercise | Q V. 2 | Page 156

Mention the Sangam poem you read in this lesson.

Exercise | Q V. 3 | Page 156

Which is the oldest city in Thondai Nadu?

Exercise | Q V. 4 | Page 156

Point out anyone difference between a village and a city.

Exercise | Q V. 5 | Page 156

Which civilisation is associated with the city Lothal?

Exercise | Q V. 6 | Page 156

Name the oldest civilization of the world.

Answer the following

Exercise | Q VI. 1 | Page 156

Write a brief note on ancient cities of India

Exercise | Q VI. 2 | Page 156

Mention the ancient cities of Tamil Nadu.

Exercise | Q VI. 3 | Page 156

Discuss the sources available to know about Tamil cities.

Exercise | Q VI. 4 | Page 156

Write about the kings who ruled Madurai.

Exercise | Q VI. 5 | Page 156

Mention the other names of Madurai.

Exercise | Q VI. 6 | Page 156

What is the difference between Naalangadi and Allangadi?

Exercise | Q VI. 7 | Page 156

Name the scholars who were born at Kancheepuram.

Exercise | Q VI. 8 | Page 156

Which is known as the city of lakes? Why?

HOTS

Exercise | Q VII. 1 | Page 156

Write a short note on Iraq.

Exercise | Q VII. 2 | Page 156

Write a paragraph about the city of Poompuhar with special reference to trade.

Exercise | Q VII. 3 | Page 156

Write about the accounts given by scholars about Kanchi.

Exercise | Q VII. 4 | Page 156

City of temples. Give a short note.

Exercise | Q VII. 5 | Page 156

Kancheepuram was famous for education. Prove this statement.

Student Activity

Exercise | Q VIII. 1 | Page 157

Make an album aboutKeezh adi excavations.

Exercise | Q VIII. 2 | Page 157

Poompuhar was famous for trading activities. Discuss.

Exercise | Q VIII. 3 | Page 157

Collect the pictures of Pallava temple architecture.

Exercise | Q VIII. 4 | Page 157

Prepare a booklet describing the famous lakes of Tamil Nadu.

Exercise | Q VIII. 5 | Page 157

Make a booklet about the famous cities of Tamil Nadu.

Exercise | Q VIII. 6 | Page 157

Go to library and find out the places of importance in your district.

Exercise | Q IX. 1 | Page 157

Which district is known as the district of lakes?

Exercise | Q IX. 2 | Page 157

Name the ancient city which had Tamil Sangam.

Exercise | Q IX. 3 | Page 157

Name a Sangam literary work.

Exercise | Q IX. 4 | Page 157

Which Greek historian gave accounts about the Pandya kingdom?

Exercise | Q IX. 5 | Page 157

To which Tamil kingdom did the southern districts of Tamil Nadu belong to during the Sangam Age?

Exercise | Q IX. 6 | Page 157

Name the Chinese traveller who stayed and studied in Nalanda University.

Exercise | Q IX. 7 | Page 157

Thirunavukarasar mentioned Kanchi as.

Exercise | Q IX. 8 | Page 157

What is the name of evening market during the Sangam Age?

Exercise | Q IX. 9 | Page 157

Name the temple built by Pallava king Rajasimha at Kanchi.

Answer Grid

Exercise | Q IX. 10 | Page 157

Poompuhar was located on which river bank?

Exercise | Q IX. 11 | Page 157

What is trade?

Exercise | Q IX. 12 | Page 157

Name a port located on the shore of Bay of Bengal.

Map Work

Exercise | Q XI. | Page 157

Mark the following places in a South India map.

  1. Chennai
  2. Madurai
  3. Kancheepuram
  4. Poompuhar
  5. Arabian Sea
  6. Bay of Bengal
  7. Indian Ocean
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Chapter 1: Ancient Cities of Tamilagam

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