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Tamil-Kannada languages: Quiz


Question 1: The separation of Tamil-Kannada occurred with the separation of ________ and before the separation of Kodagu branch from South-Proto-Dravidian language, somewhere around 2000-1500 BC.
Tulu languageTamil languageTelugu languageMalayalam

Question 2: Kannada and Tamil are recognized among the official languages of India and are spoken mainly in ________.
YakshaganaKarnatakaTulu NaduSouth India

Question 3: Tamil and Telugu, shows the conversion of velar plosives ('k-') in to palatal plosives at the beginning of the words (refer to ________ for details).
Proto-Indo-European languageComparative methodSanskritEnglish language

Question 4: Tamil-Kannada is a hypothetical inner branch (Zvelebil 1990:56) of the South Dravidian I (SDr I) subfamily of the ________ that include Tamil and Kannada.
Uralic languagesBurushaskiSino-Tibetan languagesDravidian languages


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