Q. The “Carnatic state” of 18th century consists of which of the following?
1.Tamil Nadu
3.Southern Andhra Pradesh
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Explanation: The name Carnatic originally refered to the region occupied by the Kannada speaking people.

In the eighteenth century it included the region lying between the Eastern Ghats and the Western Ghats, in the modern Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and southern Andhra Pradesh. The Nawab of Arcot controlled this region.

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT