not described in the Sangam poems.
(b) Cultivation of ragi, paddy; turmeric, etc. are mentioned.
(c) Eight forms of marriage were practiced in Tamil region, just like in Aryan
culture.
(d) Sangam people made sugar from sugarcane.
Consider the following statements on the Sangam age:
(i) Land and trade were chief sources of royal revenue.
(ii) The ma and veli were measures of land.
(iii) King’s share of produce was 50 per cent as is stated in Silappadigaram.
(iv) Internal transit duties on merchandise were levied.
(v) Roads were guarded day and night by soldiers to prevent smuggling.
Of these
(a) i, ii, iv and v are true
(b) i, ii, iii and v are true
(c) i, ii, iii and iv are true
(d) All the above are true
The army comprised the traditional four arms—chariots, elephants, cavalry
and infantry—in Sangam age. The chariots were drawn by
(a) horses
(b) camels
(c) oxen
(d) buffaloes
Who among the following tells us that a woman was ruling the Pandyan
kingdom?
(a) Panini
(b) Megasthenes
(c) Kautilya
(d) Asoka
C-onsider the following statements about the megalithic graves of Sangam
age:
(i) Graves were encircled by big pieces of stone.
(ii) Axes were the only iron implements found in the graves.
(iii) Along with skeletons, objects of daily use were found.
(iv) Hero stones were planted on the graves of all males.
Of these