Test: Confronting Marginalisation - 1


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QUESTION: 1

People believing that adivasis are

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In India, we usually showcase Adivasi communities in particular ways. Adivasis are becoming increasingly marginalized and the people often wrongly believe that Adivasis are exotic, primitive and backward. Often Adivasis are blamed for their lack of advancement as they are believed to be resistant to change or new ideas.

QUESTION: 2

Adivasis ? The term literally means

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Adivasis is the collective name used for the many indigenous peoples of India.

QUESTION: 3

___per cent of India's population is Adivasi

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According to the 2011 population census Adivasis constitute a total population of 104 million. This constitutes 8.6 percent of the Indian population (Census India 2011), making them the world's largest population of Indigenous People.

QUESTION: 4

There are over ___ different Adivasi groups in India.

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There are over 500 different Adivasi groups in India.

QUESTION: 5

A state like ___ is home to more than 60 different tribal groups

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QUESTION: 6

Adivasis have always been influenced by different surrounding religions like

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QUESTION: 7

Shakti and Tantric traditions in

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The most common aspects of Devi found in Shaktism include Durga, Kali, Saraswati, Lakshmi, Parvati and Tripurasundari. The Goddess-focused tradition is very popular in Northeastern India particularly West Bengal and Assam, which it celebrates festivals such as the Durga puja, which is popular in West Bengal.

QUESTION: 8

During the ___ century, substantial numbers of Adivasis converted to Christianity, which has emerged as a very important religion in modern Adivasi history.

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QUESTION: 9

_____ has the largest number of speakers and has a significant body of publications including magazines on the internet or in e-zines

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QUESTION: 10

From the 1830s onwards, Adivasis from Jharkhand and adjoining areas moved in very large numbers to various plantations in India and which other parts of the world ?

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From the 1830s onward, Adivasis from Jharkhand and adjoining areas moved in very large numbers to various plantations in India and the world - Mauritius, the Caribbean and even Australia. India’s tea industry became possible with their labour in Assam.