NTSE - Scholastic Aptitude Test - Social Science - History - Modern World: Pastoralist, Peasants, and Farmers

Question - 1

Nomadic Pastoralists are People Who:

  • A Live in one place
  • B Move from one area to another
  • C Move from one place to another with their herds to earn a living
  • D Gonds, Dhurwas and Bhatros are some nomadic pastoralists of India

Question - 2

Pastoral Nomads of Jammu and Kashmir:

  • A Bhotiyas
  • B Gujjar Bakarwals
  • C Sherpas
  • D Gaddis

Question - 3

Significant feature of nomadic pastoralists:

  • A cycle of seasonal movement
  • B shifting cultivation
  • C live on the edges of forests
  • D continuously on the move

Question - 4

Bhabar are:

  • A Thick forests
  • B Semi-arid region
  • C Dry forested area
  • D Vast meadows

Question - 5

The cyclical movement of mountain pastoralists is defined by

  • A cold and snow
  • B dry season
  • C onset of monsoons
  • D prospects of trade

Question - 6

Bugyals are:

  • A dry forested area below the foothills of Garhwal and Kumaun
  • B vast meadows in high mountains
  • C semi-arid region in the Central Plateau of Maharashtra
  • D swampy wet coastal tracts

Question - 7

Dhangars are pastoralists of:

  • A Jammu and Kashmir
  • B Garhwal
  • C U.P. hills
  • D Maharashtra

Question - 8

Which of the following was not a reason for Konkani peasants welcoming the herders?

  • A Dhangar flocks fed on the stubble of the rabi crop
  • B They helped in kharif harvest
  • C Shepherds received supplies of rice
  • D They returned to the plateau with the onset of monsoons

Question - 9

The alternation of monsoon and dry season defined the rhythm of:

  • A Gaddis
  • B Gujjar Bakarwals
  • C Berbers
  • D Gollas

Question - 10

Pastoralists sustain by:

  • A herding
  • B cultivation
  • C trade
  • D all of these
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