Scheduled Tribes and Their Activities (Madhya Pradesh)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. What was the actual name of Tantya Bhil?

(a) Tantia
(b) Ganapat
(c) Bijania
(d) Tandra

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020] 


2. Which of the following tribes is found in M.P.?

(a) Jarava
(b) Ho
(c) Bhil
(d) Santhal

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre), 2004]


3. Which one of the following tribes of M.P. is the largest in population?

(a) Saharia
(b) Bhil
(c) Cole
(d) Bharia

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4. Which is the most common tribe in Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Gond
(b) Korku
(c) Bheel
(d) Kol

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5. Which of the following tribes are found in M.P.?

(a) Munda, Oraon, Santhal, ho
(b) Baiga, Saharia, Gond, Kol
(c) Maria, Bhil, Gond, Santhal
(d) Kharia, Maria, Gond, Oraon

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6. The tribe having the maximum population in Madhya Pradesh is –

(a) Gond
(b) Bhil
(c) Korba
(d) Oraon

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7. Match the following Scheduled tribes with the districts:

(A) Mandla (1) Korku
(B) Jhabua (2) Mariya
(C) Bastar (3) Bhil
(D) Betul (4) Baiga


(a) (4) (3) (2) (1)
(b) (1) (4) (3) (2)
(c) (2) (1) (4) (3)
(d) (3) (2) (1) (4)

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1995]


8. Which of the following Scheduled Tribes is found in Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Santhal
(b) Lushai
(c) Madiya (Mariya)
(d) Angami

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1993]


9. The tribal community Korku is mainly found in Madhya Pradesh in –

(a) Southern districts
(b) Northwestern districts
(c) Eastern districts
(d) North-eastern districts

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1996]


10. Match it –

(A) Ghotul 1. Bhil tribe
(B) Bhagoria Haat 2. Muriya tribe of Bastar
(C) Bevar 3. Traditional farming is being carried out by baigas in Baiga land.
(D) Karma 4. Dance and folk songs are prevalent in the tribe of Madhya Pradesh.

Code :

(a) 1 2 4 3
(b) 2 1 3 4
(c) 3 4 1 2
(d) 4 3 2 1

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11. Which is associated with Bhagoria Haat?

(a) Abujmad
(b) Dindori Tehsil
(c) Raigarh
(d) Jhabua

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12. What is the Ghotul tradition?

(a) Combined residence in which girls and boys live together.
(b) Ritual related to Birth
(c) Public dance
(d) None of the above

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13. Gaur dance is associated with which tribe?

(a) Baiga
(b) Muria
(c) Dandami
(d) Korku

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1994, M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]


14. Which tribe worships ‘Lohasur’ as their deity?

(a) Gond
(b) Bheel
(c) Korku
(d) Agariya

[M.P. P.C.S (Pre) 2016]


15. Of which tribe in Madhya Pradesh is ‘Budhadeo’ the principal deity?

(a) Kol
(b) Bhilala
(c) Bhil
(d) Baiga

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16. Which district of Madhya Pradesh has the highest percentage of tribal population?

(a) Jhabua
(b) Barwani
(c) Alirajpur
(d) Dindori

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2018]