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Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 1

The Imperial Forest Research Institute was set up in :

Detailed Solution for Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 1

The "imperial forest research institute" was set up in "Dehradun in 1906", based on suggestion from German forest expert "Dietrich Brandis", who later "became the inspector" general of the forest in India. This was developed under the council of forest research and education.

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 2

This river ____________ flows through Bastar.

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 3

Fee paid by people from one village to another

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Tax levied by the colonial government on the Pastoralists was known as grazing tax. The pastoralists had to pay tax on every animal they grazed on the pastures.

People would pay a small fee called devsari, daud or mand in exchange of the wood taken from the forest of another village.

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 4

Sarnas are _____________.

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 5

The Forest Act meant severe hardship for the villagers across the country, because:

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 6

When did the first rebellion take place in Bastar ?

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 7

 The Imperial Forest Research Institute was set up in :

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 8

Why does the story of the forests and people of Bastar not end with the rebellion of 1910 ?

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 9

Which of the following problems were faced by the people of Bastar under the colonial government ?

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 10

What do you mean by deforestation ?

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 11

How much part of India's land mass was under cultivation in 1600 AD ?

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 12

What was the ‘scorched earth’ policy followed by the Dutch in Java during the First and the Second World Wars ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 12

Forests are affected by wars because forest products are used for fulfilling various needs and requirement during war. In the case of India, during the First World War and the Second World War the forest department cut trees freely to meet British war needs.   During the Second World War in Java just before the Japanese occupied the region, the Dutch followed 'a scorched Earth policy', destroying sawmills and burning huge piles of giant teak logs so that they did not fall into Japanese hands.   The Japanese exploited the forests recklessly for their war industries, forcing villagers to cut down forests. Many villagers took this opportunity to expand cultivation in the forests. Thus, wars also led to destruction of forests.

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 13

What was the policy followed by the British in India towards forests during the First and the Second World Wars ?

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 14

Which plantation was the most important during the colonial period ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 14

Darjeeling had been the first location in Colonial Bengal to have been penetrated by the tea plantation on a large scale since the mid of the nineteenth century. In the initial years, the growth was simply phenomenal in the wake of large colonial capital investment.

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 15

Out of three categories, which forests were regarded as the best ?

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 16

The new forest laws changed the lives of forest dwellers in yet another way. What was it ?

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 17

Large areas of natural forests were also cleared to make way for which of these ?

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 18

What were the best forests called ?

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 19

Which of these trade regulations in colonial India had serious effects on pastoralist and nomadic communities ?

Detailed Solution for Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 19

D is the correct option.Nomadic pastoralism is a form of pastoralism when livestock are herded in order to find fresh pastures on which to graze. Due to the trade regulations in the colonial India Many communities became slave labourers in tea and coffee plantations, Some of them were called criminal tribes and Grazing and hunting were restricted and many communities lost their livelihood

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 20

Why did the cultivated area in India rise between 1880 and 1920?

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The correct option is C.
British directly encouraged the production of commercial crops like jute, sugar, wheat, and cotton. The demand for these crops increased in 19th century Europe where food grains were needed to feed the growing urban population and raw materials were required for industrial production.

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 21

The disapperance of forests is referred to as -

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 22

Who was the first Inspector General of forest in India - 

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 23

When was the Indian Forest Service setup ?           

Detailed Solution for Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 23

 Dietrich Brandis, a German expert became the first Inspector General of Forests in India. Brandis set up the Indian Forest Service in 1864.

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 24

Which Kingdom of Java spilt into two kingdoms ?           

Detailed Solution for Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 24

Mataram Kingdom (c. 752–1006), a Hindu-Buddhist kingdom in Java,The historic region of Central Java, used to identify the fertile plain south of Mount Merapi, roughly corresponds to the modern Special Region of Yogyakarta.

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 25

Where was the Imperial Forest Research Institute setup in India ?           

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 26

Where is Bastar located ?           

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 27

When did Surontiko Samin start a movement against state outership of forest ?           

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 28

Where did Bastar Rebellion started ?           

Detailed Solution for Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 28

B is the correct option.The terrible famines in 1899–1900 and again in 1907–1908 made the life of people miserable. They blamed colonial rule for their sorry plight. The initiative of rebellion was taken by the Dhurwas of the “Kanger” forest, where reservation first took place. Gunda Dhur was an important leader of the rebellion.

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 29

Under which forest act, forest was divided into three categories ?           

Test: Forest Society & Colonialism - 2 - Question 30

Gundadhar was an inhabitant of ....... village -           

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