NCERT Solutions for Class 8 Social Science Our Pasts 3rd - Part 1 Chapter 4

Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age Class 8

Chapter 4 Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age Exercise Solutions

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Let's recall : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 49

Q1 :  

Fill in the blanks:

(a) The British described the tribal people as __________.

(b) The method of sowing seeds in jhum cultivation is known as ___________.

(c) The tribal chiefs got _________ titles in central India under the British land settlements.

(d) Tribals went to work in the ___________ of Assam and the __________ in Bihar.


Answer :

(a) The British described the tribal people as wild and savage.

(b) The method of sowing seeds in jhum cultivation is known as broadcasting or scattering.

(c) The tribal chiefs got land titles in central India under the British land settlements.

(d)Tribals went to work in the tea plantations of Assam and the coal mines in Bihar.

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Let's discusslet's recall : Solutions of Questions on Page Number : 50

Q1 :  

State whether true or false:

(a) Jhumcultivators 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.


Answer :

(a) Jhum cultivators plough the land and sow seeds.

False

(b) Cocoons were bought from the Santhals and sold by the traders at five times the purchase price.

True

(c) Birsa urged his followers to purify themselves, give up drinking liquor and stop believing in witchcraft and sorcery.

True

(d) The British wanted to preserve the tribal way of life.

False

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Q2 :  

What problems did shifting cultivators face under British rule?


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Q3 :  

How did the powers of tribal chiefs change under colonial rule?


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Q4 :  

What accounts for the anger of the tribals against the dikus?


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Q5 :  

What was Birsa's vision of a golden age? Why do you think such a vision appealed to the people of the region?


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