Test: Tribals Dikus And The Vision Of Golden Age - 2


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QUESTION: 1

In what way did the movement by Birsa Munda prove to be a significant one?

Solution:
The Birsa Movement was significant in 2 ways:
1. It forced the colonial govt. to introduce laws so that the land of the tribals could not be easily taken over by the dikus.
2. It showed once again that the tribals had the capacity to protest against injustice and express their anger against the colonial rule.
QUESTION: 2

Which one from the following options is closest in meaning to Guerilla warfare?

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Guerrilla warfare is a form of irregular warfare in which small groups of combatants, such as paramilitary personnel, armed civilians, or irregulars, use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility, to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military.

QUESTION: 3

A sequence of events that happened in the revolt led by Birsa Munda is given below. Arrange them in the correct order.
(i) Several members of the Munda tribe gave petitions to reclaim their old ancestral right for free fuel , grazing and hunting which was rejected by the British.
(ii) Birsa Munda adopted guerrilla warfare and launched surprise attacks killing many police officials 
(iii) The revolt or ulgulan was finally suppressed and Birsa Munda arrested.
(iv) Since adivasis refused to cultivate the crops demanded by the British, outsiders were brought in to cultivate the land 
(v) The Munda chiefs lost their authority and a few of them were treated as farm labourers

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QUESTION: 4

What is Jhum or Jhoom Cultivation?

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QUESTION: 5

Which among the following options best describe broadcasting or scattering

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QUESTION: 6

Some important features of the Jhum cultivation are given below. Pick out the one that is not related to the Jhum cultivation.

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QUESTION: 7

What is the literal meaning of the word fallow?

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QUESTION: 8

Lists of statements with respect to the tribal life are given below. Choose the one that does not pertain to the tribal life.

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QUESTION: 9

From the seeds of which tree did the tribals extract oil to cook?

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QUESTION: 10

From the seeds of Sal and Mahua, the tribal extract oil to cook. What exactly is Mahua ?

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QUESTION: 11

Why were the Baigas of Central India reluctant to do work for others?

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QUESTION: 12

Why were the Baigas of Central India reluctant to do work for others?

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QUESTION: 13

Why did the local weavers and leather workers turn to the Khonds for help ?

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QUESTION: 14

According to the list given below, who were the Van Gujjars of the Punjab hills?

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QUESTION: 15

From the given number of options, choose the one that can be best tells us about the Gaddis of Kulu.

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Agriculture, animal husbandry and trade are the main occupations of these tribes. Generally, Gaddi people used to go to the tough areas with their sheep and goats, called Dhan.

QUESTION: 16

What did the Bakarwals of Kashmir rear?

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QUESTION: 17

Which one of the following best describes the Labadis of Andhra Pradesh?

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QUESTION: 18

What did the Tribal groups do when they wanted to buy goods not produced in their locality?

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Tribal groups needed to buy and sell in the village markets to get the goods that were not produced within their localities, and this led to an unhealthy dependence on traders and moneylenders. 
Traders often bought forest produce from the tribals at cheap prices, but sold their goods to the tribals at very high prices. As a result, tribals often ended up taking high-interest loans from moneylenders.
So as far as the tribals were concerned, markets and commerce often meant exploitation, debt, and poverty.
QUESTION: 19

What does the word dikus refer to in the Chhota Nagpur region?

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QUESTION: 20

Why did the tribals saw the moneylenders and traders as evil outsiders and the cause for their misery?

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Tribals took loans from the moneylenders to meet their cash requirements. But these moneylenders charged high interest rate on these loans leading to debt and poverty of the tribal. Thus, the tribals considered the moneylenders as the cause of their misery.