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Question 1: Pudukkottai became a princely state of ________ under the political authority of Madras Presidency.
Bengal PresidencyPresidencies and provinces of British IndiaBritish RajBritish Empire

Question 2: The defeat weakened the Vijayanagara Empire, and regional governors, called Nayaks, became de facto local rulers in much of ________.
Tulu NaduKarnatakaSouth IndiaYakshagana

Question 3: In later centuries, the Thondaiman rulers, while nominally feudatories of the Ramnad state, often pursued an independent foreign policy, a trend common in all parts of ________ at that time.
Lok SabhaIndia and the Non-Aligned MovementResearch and Analysis WingIndia

Question 4: The last Thondaiman raja of Pudukkottai acceded to newly-independent India in 1948, and the state became a division of Tiruchirappalli District of ________.
Madras StateM. BhaktavatsalamC. RajagopalachariKerala

Question 5: Pudukkottai was ruled by the ________ from the mid-16th century to the mid-17th century.
Chola DynastyTamil NaduHistory of Tamil NaduMadurai Nayak Dynasty

Question 6: The district became a part of the ________ in the 14th century.
Western Ganga DynastyHoysala EmpireWestern Chalukya EmpireVijayanagara Empire

Question 7: On 14 January 1974, the present ________ was formed from parts of Tiruchirappalli and Thanjavur districts.
Pudukkottai districtKrishnagiri districtTamil NaduDharmapuri district

Question 8: Tipu Sultan had sought to leverage the power of the French against his British adversaries, and Pudukkotai, in common with its neighbours such as ________ and Travancore, found it expedient to ally with the British.

Question 9: This was arguably unavoidable, since the Thondaimans were much menaced in that period by a resurgent Mysore ruled by ________ and Tipu Sultan.
KarnatakaHyder AliMadras PresidencySecond Anglo-Mysore War

Question 10: The present-day district of Pudukkottai was part of the ________ kingdom.
Pandyan DynastyChola DynastyMaurya EmpireChera Dynasty


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