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World over there are several communities with different cultural practises.Some are famous, some are known for their strange socio cultural norms. At times they are in news also for one reason or the other. You must strive to learn more and more about differnet ethnic groups around the world. In the past years questions have been asked related to Rohingas, Nagara, Dravida, Vasara, Ajivika, racial groups of Andaman and Nicobar islands, Mire, Konyak, Apatani, Toramana, Falun gong etc..
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1. Bahutu triesmen are the inhabitants of

a. Chile
b. Burundi
c. Denmark
d. Cyprus

2. Maoris belong to which country

a. Australia
b. Rwanda
c. New Zealand
d. Portugal

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3. Which of the following tribes in India practise fraternal polyandry in which several brothers share one wife

1. Khasa 2. Santhals 3. Nagas 4. Toda 5. Gond

a. 1 and 4
b. 1 and 5
c. 2 and 3
d. 1, 2 and 5

4. Youth dormitories have been an important institution of Indian tribes. One such youth dormitory named "Dhum Kuria" belongs to which tribe

a. Nagas
b. Ho
c. Todas
d. Oraon

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5. Which of the following tribes are by and large involved in criminal activities

1. Bawari 2. Ho 3. Tagu 4. Beria 5. Kanjar 6. Santhals 7. Mahtan

a. 1, 3, 4, 6 and 7
b. 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7
c. 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7
d. All of the above

6. Which of the following is primarily a food gathering tribe

a. Bhils
b. Todas
c. chenchu
d. Oraons

7. "Teikirzi" and "On" are the deities of which tribe

a. Todas
b. Oraon
c. Santhals
d. Nagas

8. Match the following:

A- Bhotias 1. Madhya Pradesh
B- Kotas 2. Uttaranchal
C- Podu 3. Nilgiri Hills
D- Gond 4. Andhra Pradesh

a A-4, B-2, C-3, D-1
b A-2, B-3, C-4, D-1
c A-4, B-1, C-2, D-3
d A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3

9. Which of the following tribes practises matriarchi

a. Todas
b. Bawarias
c. Ho
d. Khasis

10. Match the following:

A- Hottentots 1. South Africa
B- Moors 2. South West Africa
C- Zulus 3. North America
D- Red Indians 4. North Africa

a A-4, B-2, C-3, D-1
b A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3
c A-4, B-1, C-2, D-3
d A-2, B-4, C-1, D-3

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