Q. The term “urn” is related to which of the following?

[A] Nature worship

[B] Burial system

[C] Water transportation

[D] Weights & Measures

Answer: B


The burial system followed by the people of Neolithic period continued into the Megalithic period.

  • A circular tomb using big stone slabs built upon the place of burial is known as a megalith. Such megaliths have been found in many parts of Tamilnadu.
  • The urn burial system was another type of practice and is evidenced in Adichanallur (present Thoothukudi district).

Source: Tamil Nadu NCERT