LOYOLA COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS), CHENNAI – 600 034 B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION – HISTORY SECOND SEMESTER – April 2009 QI 06 HT 2501/2500 - TAMIL NADU THROUGH AGES Date & Time: 23/04/2009 / 1:00 - 4:00 Dept. No. Max. : 100 Marks PART – A Answer any TEN of the following in not exceeding FIVE LINES each. (10 x 2 = 20 marks) 1. Kolli hills 2. Sittannavasal 3. Vatapikondan 4. Gangaikondacholapuram 5. Uttiramerur inscriptions 6. Poligar System 7. Tranquebar 8. Dupleix 9. Namakkal Kavignar 10. Subramanya Siva 11. Abolition of Devadasi system 12. C.N. Annadurai PART – B Answer any FOUR of the following in not exceeding ONE PAGE each. (4 x 10 = 40 marks) 13. Examine the impact of geography on the History of Tamil Nadu. 14. Mention the salient features of Pallava art and architecture. 15. Bring out the cultural contributions of the Tanjore Marathas. 16. Analyse the causes and results of the Vellore Mutiny of 1806. 17. Discuss the achievements of the Justice Party rule. 18. Estimate the services of K. Kamaraj to the development of Tamil Nadu. PART – C Answer any TWO of the following in not exceeding FOUR PAGES each. (2 x 20 = 40 marks) 19. Describe the socio-economic condition of Tamil Nadu during the Sangam period. 20. Give an estimate of the achievements of Rajaraja I. 21. Trace the role of Tamil Nadu in the Indian Freedom Struggle. 22. Discuss the origin and spread of Self-Respect Movement in Tamil Nadu.