Tribes of India One Liner Questions & Answers


Question Answer
1 They are people of yellow complexion, oblique eyes, high cheekbones, sparse hair and medium height.” The reference here is to – Mongoloids
2 The only anthropoid ape to be found in India is the – White-browed gibbon of Assam
3 The Dravidian races are mainly confirmed at which of the following parts of India? South India
4 “Tharu Tribe” is residing in which of the following states of India? Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh
5 In Uttar Pradesh, which tribe celebrates Diwali as a sorrow? Tharu
6 Diwali is a festival of mourning among the – Tharus
7 Inhabitation of Tharu People is in – Uttar Pradesh & Bihar
8 Which is an important tribe of the Dhauladhar Range – Gaddi
9 Gaddis are inhabitants of – Himachal Pradesh
10 Santhals are inhabitant of – Eastern India
11 The commonest form of marriage among Santhal is – Bupla
12 Transhumance is practiced by the – Bhotias
13 Bodos are inhabitants of – Garo hills
14 Garo Tribes are of –
The 2011 Census showed that the Garo tribe lived in Meghalaya, Assam, and Mizoram.
15 ‘Khasi and Garo’ Language speaking population is found in – Meghalaya, Assam, and Mizoram
16 The largest tribal group of India is – Gonds
17 Which is the largest tribe of India? Gond
18 Which region is the original habitat of the ‘Toda Tribe’? Nilgiri Hills
19 Which tribe practice polyandry? Toda
20 The largest Scheduled Tribe of Uttaranchal is – Tharu
21 In which primitive tribal groups have the largest population in Chhattisgarh? Baiga
22 In Mizoram the settlement pattern is mostly of linear type along the ridges because – The valleys are cooler than the ridges
23 A social institution called Ghumkaria belongs to which tribe? Oraon
24 Where is Bhil Tribe founded? Maharashtra
25 What is the basis of the determination of Tribes in India? Cultural specification and different habitation
26 In which tribe traditionally their livelihood is based on ‘Bamboo’? Kamar
27 Which tribe worships ‘Lohasur’ as their deity? Agaria
28 In which places is the Shompen tribe found? Nicobar Islands
29 In which Union Territories do the people of the Onge tribe live? Andaman and Nicobar Islands
30 ‘Jarawa Tribe’ is found in – Nicobar Islands
31 “Gahira Guru” belonged to which tribe? Kanwar
32 The most primitive tribe of India is – Jarawas
33 Community of people called Manganiyars is well-known for their – Musical tradition in North-West India
34 Jhooming is practiced by – The Khasis
35 ‘Andi’ and ‘portion’ forms of marriage are related to which tribe? Ho
36 In which tribe the kitchen called “Lal Bangala” is found? Bhunjia
37 Which is the scheduled tribe, who makes “Catechu”? Khairwar
38 Kaathi is a – Folk Dance
39 Where does the Toda tribe mainly live? Tamil Nadu
40 Bharmour tribal region is located in – Himachal Pradesh