Kerala PSC General Knowledge Model Questions. Indian History General Knowledge Model Questions and Answers for psc exam preparation.
1. Where was the first Sangam council held?
2. Who was the president of the first Sangam council?
Answer: Agastya Rishi
3. What is known as ‘Ten Idylls’?
4. Which Indian bird or animal was widely exported during the Sangam Age?
5. Where was the central point or meeting point of Indo-Roman trade?
6. During the Sangam Age what were known as small village assemblies?
7. During the Sangam Age what were the spies known as during the Sangam Era?
8. Who was the most favourite God of the Tamils during the Sangam Age?
9. Which Sangam composition is known as ‘The Bible of Tamil Land’?
10. Who wrote Ramayana in Tamil Language?
11. Who were the richest and biggest land owning class during the Sangam Age?
12. Who wrote Shilappdikaram in Sangam Literature?
Answer: Elango Adigal
13. Indra Vihara was the monastery of which religion?
14. What were Etti, Kavidi and Eradi in Sangam Age?
Answer: Titles and Honours
15. How many literary compositions were there in Sangam Literature?
16. What was called Iravu during the Sangam Age?
Answer: Extra demands or forced gift.
17. Udiyageral was a ruler of which dynasty?
Answer: Chera dynasty
18. The students of Sangam Age were called by which name?
19. Which type of village was known as Mudur in Sangam Age?
Answer: Old village
20. Which particular site is believed to represent the meeting point of the three Sangam Kingdoms?
21. What was the state emblem of Pandya rulers?
22. Which was the major post of the Cheral state?
Answer: Bandar (Monkey)
23. Who was the composer of ‘Manimekalai’?
Answer: Sitalai Sattanar
24. Where was the second Sangam Literature held?
Answer: At Kapatapuram or Alaiway
25. In which period was the state administration description found first?
Answer: In Maurya period
26. What were Mauryans called by Jainism and Buddhism?
27. Who was the founder of Maurya Empire?
Answer: Chndragupta Maurya
28. According to Vishnu Puran what was the mother’s name of Chandra Gupta Maurya?
29. What was the early name of Chanakya?