(d) All of them
Identify the two most recurring causes of warfare in Sangam age.
(i) Cattle lifting
(ii) Refusal to give princesses in marriage
(iii) Smuggling
(iv) Family feuds
Choose the answer from the codes given below:
(a) i and iii
(b) i and ii
(c) iii and iv
(d) ii and iv
Identify the practice which was not in vogue in disposal of the dead during
the Sangam age:
(a) Cremation
(b) Inhumation with urns
(c) Inhumation without urns
(d) Post-exposure burial
Which of the following is not correct about beliefs and practices of Sangam
(a) There was much faith in omens and astrology.
(b) Children were provided with amulets for warding off evil.
(c) A women with disheveled hair was a bad omen.
(d) Eclipses were believed to be the result of Rahu and Ketu eating up the sun
and the moon.
Read the following statements about Brahmins and identify the one which is
not correct:
(a) The king relied on Brahmins for his daily work.
(b) The highest praise for a monarch was to say that he did nothing which
hurt the Brahmins.
(c) The Brahmins were well versed in the Vedas and performed their rituals
(d) The Brahmins strictly practised vegetarianism and never took intoxicants.
Illango, the reputed author of the Sangam epic Silappadigaram, was the
brother of a Chera king. Who is