(d) Mayon Vizha
Arrange the following Western scholars or sources chronologically:
1. Megasthenes
2. Pliny
3. Ptolemy
4. Periplus
Choose the answer from the codes below:
(a) 1,2,3,4
(b) 1,4,3,2
(c) 3,4,1,2
(d) 1,3,4,2
The-leading lady of Silappadigaram belonged to the
(a) community of dancing girls at Kaveripattinam
(b) pastoral group of tribals in the Chera country
(c) merchant community of the Chola country
(d) royal family of the Pandyas of Madurai
On which of the following imports from India did the Roman Senate lay an
embargo as it was a menace to the city’s morals?
(a) Saffron
(b) Wine
(c) Pepper
(d) Muslin
Which of the following kings made a grand anicut (anaikattu) on the Kaveri,
the water of which is nowadays drawn off through a new channel called
(a) Karikala
(b) Peruvaludi
(b) Senguttuvan
(d) Nedunjeliyan
Which one of the following Sangam towns was famous for its pearls and
muslins, the latter being as thin as the slough of the snake?
(a) Uraiyur
(b) Muziris
(c) Arikamedu