• 1.  The Maru Raikas herded

  • camels
  • goats
  • sheep
  • all the three
  • 2.  Banjaras were not found in

  • Punjab
  • Rajasthan
  • Delhi
  • Maharashtra
  • 3.  The Massais are located in the

  • east Africa
  • west africa
  • north Africa
  • South Africa
  • 4.  The warriors consisted of

  • elder people
  • younger people
  • children
  • healthy people
  • 5.  Why were some forests classified as “protected”?

  • In these the customary grazing rights of pastorals were granted but their movements were severely restricted.
  • The colonial officials believed that grazing destroyed the saplings and young shoots of trees that germinated on the forest floor.
  • Both (a) and (b)
  • None of the above
  • 6.  Which of these are the pastoral communities of the mountains?

  • Gujjars
  • Gaddis
  • Bhotiyas and Sherpas
  • All the above
  • 7.  Dhangars were an important pastoral community of

  • Gujarat
  • Maharashtra
  • U.P.
  • Assam
  • 8.  Where were the Banjaras found?

  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Punjab, Rajasthan
  • Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra
  • All the above
  • 9.  According to the ‘Wasteland Rules’

  • uncultivated lands were taken over and given to select individuals
  • these individuals were granted various concessions and encouraged to settle these lands
  • some of them were made headmen of villages in the newly cleared areas
  • all the above
  • 10.  Which of the following statements best explains pastoralist nomads?

  • The villagers who move from one place to another
  • The people who do not have a permanent place to live in
  • The herdsmen who move from one place to another looking for pasture for their herd
  • The people who visit many places for enjoyment
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