Q. 114.5( 4 Votes )
Explain in short the different occupations of tribal groups.
Different occupations of tribal groups-
It includes grazing, hunting, fishing, and agriculture and gathering or collecting various types of forest materials like- lac, honey, wood, fruit, and medicinal plant etc.
They also do herding and rearing animals. They kept cattle or sheep according to the seasons. They started settled cultivation in which they had first cleared the land and then they do cultivation.
They also do weaving shifting cultivation and mining.
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State whether true or false:
(a) Jhum cultivators plough the land and sow seeds.
(b) Cocoons were bought from the Santhals and sold by the traders at five times the purchase price.
(c) Birsa urged his followers to purify themselves, give up drinking liquor and stop believing in witchcraft and sorcery.
(d) The British wanted to preserve the tribal way of life.NCERT - History Part-I
Fill in the blanks:
(a) The British described the tribal people as ________
(b) The method of sowing seeds in Jhum cultivation in India is known as _______.
(c) The tribal chiefs got ________ titles in central India under the British land settlement.
(d) Tribals went to work in the _______ of Assam and the _______ in Bihar.NCERT - History Part-I
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