July 16, 2024
Consider the following statements:
1. In Kinnaur, the custom of getting together at the house of the dead at night is known as ‘Lam Kunyal’.
2. In Kinnaur, the dead body is bathed in a large vessel called ‘Drum Rating’.
3. In sham funeral, a life size effigy is made on a wooden frame.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
In which of the following valleys, the Jhanvar (witch doctor) is called to find out whether the body should be burnt, buried or cut into pieces?
  • (A) Lahaul valley
  • (B) Spiti valley
  • (C) Kinnaur
  • (D) Sangla valley
Match List 1 and List 2 and choose the correct answer
LIST 1 (FUNERAL)
A. Dubant
B. Bhakhant
C. Phukant
LIST 2 (TYPE)
1. Throwing the dead body in open fields
2. Burning the dead
3. Drowning the dead body
Code:
  • (A) A-2 , B-3 , C-1
  • (B) A-1 , B-2 , C-3
  • (C) A-3 , B-1 , C-2
  • (D) A-2 , B-1 , C-3
Consider the following statements:
1. At the end of seven weeks period, the Lama and priest read the text together and are then fed.
2. On the third day, after death, the ‘Chholya ceremony’ and on the thirteenth day, ‘Fulayach’ ceremony is performed.
3. ‘Damkochang’ ceremony is performed after one year of the death.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
Which of the following birth ceremonies is related to the birth of a male child only?
  • (A) Goontar
  • (B) Shukud
  • (C) Badhai
  • (D) Annaparashan

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