Test: Understanding Marginalisation - 1


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QUESTION: 1

1835 onwards, Adivasis from Jharkhand & adjoining areas moved in India & the world like _______

Solution:

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.

QUESTION: 2

Niyamgiri is a scared mountain of ?

Solution:

The Niyamgiri Hills form a mountain range in the Eastern Indian state of Orissa.
They are home to more than 8,000 of the Dongria Kondh people (Adivasis), whose lifestyle and religion have helped nurture the area’s dense forests and unusually rich wildlife.
At the centre of the struggle was the Dongria’s sacred mountain, the ‘mountain of law’. The Dongrias worship the top of the mountain as the seat of their god and protect the forests there.

QUESTION: 3

How many percent 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

Explain the reason why groups may be marginalized.

Solution:

Groups of people or communities may have the experience of being excluded. Their marginalization can be because they speak a different language, follow different customs or belong to a different religious group from the majority community. They may also feel marginalized because they are poor, considered to be of low social status and viewed as being less human than others. The government releases various schemes to gain profit through the influence of these people and groups.

QUESTION: 5

Niyamgiri hill located in Kalahandi district of ?

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QUESTION: 6

Marginalisation means :

Solution:

The definition of marginalization is the process of making a group or class of people less important or relegated to a secondary position. When one class of people is grouped together as second class citizens, this is an example of marginalization.

QUESTION: 7

In social environment, Marginalisation is due to :

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QUESTION: 8

Tribal's are also referred to as

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QUESTION: 9

Adivasis practise a range of tribal religions that involve the following except

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Adivasis practise a range of tribal religions that are different from Islam, Hinduism and Christianity. These often involve the worship of ancestors, village and nature spirits, the last associated with and residing in various sites in the landscape – ‘mountain-spirits’, ‘river-spirits’, ‘animal-spirits’, etc.

QUESTION: 10

____ spirit are often worshipped at specific sacred groves within the village boundary while the ancestral ones are usually worshipped at home

Solution:

The sentence talks about the Adivasi communities. The village spirits are often worshipped at specific sacred groves within the village boundary while the ancestral ones are usually worshipped at home.In addition, Adivasis have always been influenced by different surrounding religions like Shakta, Buddhist, Vaishnav, Bhakti and Christianity.