Which of the following statements are true about Ettutogal?
(i) It was composed at the second sangam at Madurai.
(ii) It consists of a large body of prose literature.
(iii) It is said to be the work of more than 2000 authors.
(iv) It is said to be best part of the Sangam literature.
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i and ii
(b) ii and iii
(c) iii and iv
(d) All of them
Which of the following statements about the society of the Sangam age are
not true?
(i) Brahmins emerged as a regular varna.
(ii) They abstained from eating meat and drinking wine.
(iii) There were regular varnas of Kshatriyas and Vaishyas.
(iv) The ruling class could come from only the Kshatriyas.
Select the answer from the codes given below:
(a) All of them
(b) i and ii
(c) ii and iii
(d) ii, iii and iv
Which of the following foreign writers corroborate some of the contents of
Sangam literature about the Sangam age?
(i) Ptolemy
(ii) Pliny, the Elder
(iii) Strabo
(iv) Anonymous author of the Periplus
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
(a) All of them
(b) i, ii and iii
(c) ii, iii and iv
(d) Only ii
Which of the following were the major exports from south India during the
Sangam age?