|Column I||Column II|
|(i) Punjab||(a) Gaddis|
|(ii) Western Himalaya||(b) Khokhar|
|(iii) Maharashtra||(c) Chhattisgarh|
|(iv) Gonds||(d) Berads|
Answer: (i) b, (ii) a, (iii) d, (iv) c
Fill in the blanks
- The Gonds practiced __________ cultivation.
- Gradually, _____ became the basis of organizing society.
- ____ were the most important trader-nomads.
- ______ attacked and defeated the Cheros in 1591.
- Garha Katanga was attacked by the Mughals forces under ____.
Answer: (1) Shifting, (2) Jatis, (3) Banjaras, (4) Raja Man Singh, (5) Asaf Khan
Multiple Choice Questions
Question 1: The north-eastern part of the subcontinent was dominated by the
- Both a and b
Answer: (d) Both a and b
Question 2: Contemporary travelers and historians give ____ information about tribes
- Very scanty
Answer: (a) Very scanty
Question 3: The Mundas and Santhals lived in ____
- Present day Bihar and Jharkhand
- All of the above
Answer: (d) All of the above
Question 4: The hierarchy between social classes grew further under the
- Delhi Sultans
- Both a and b
- None of the above
Answer: (c) Both a and b
Question 5: By the ____ century Chero chiefdoms had emerged in the regions of present-day Bihar and Jharkhand?
Answer: (b) 12th
Very Short Answer Type Questions
Question 1: How did the Garha Katanga gain its wealth?
Answer: By trapping and exporting wild elephants to other kingdoms.
Question 2: Why and when did the Ahoms use firearms?
Answer: Firearms were used for building a large state. It was used by the Ahoms in the 1530s.
Question 3: Name the different lineages of the Rajput clans.
Answer: Hunas, Chandelas, Chalukyas, etc.
Question 4: Name the specialized artisans who got the status of jatis.
Answer: Smiths, carpenters and masons.