April 23, 2024

Himachal G.K. Quiz: Day 20

Consider the following statements about castes in Himachal Pradesh:
1. Rathi caste people are mostly found in Kangra and Chamba.
2. Thakur caste comprise more than half of the total high caste population in the state.
3. Rathis are ranked a little higher than the Thakurs.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 2 only
  • (D) All of the above
Consider the following statements: 1. Bhots are found in upper reaches of Kinnaur, Lahaul and whole of Spiti. 2. People in Lahaul and Kinnaur are purely Buddhist by religion. Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 and 2 only
  • (D) None of the above
Which of the following tribes raise stone memorials?
  • (A) Gujjars
  • (B) Gaddis
  • (C) Khasa
  • (D) Kinner
The principal agglomerations of Gaddis are found in which of the following areas?
  • (A) Bharmaur
  • (B) Dharamshala
  • (C) Palampur
  • (D) Pangi
Consider the following:
1 Gaur brahmin avoid agriculture and refuse to handle plough.
2. Sarswat and Kanyakubj brahmins are descended from the original brahmin inhabitants of the state.
3. Agriculturist brahmins are looked down upon by those of the higher classes.
Which of the above is/are correct about brahmins of Himachal Pradesh?
  • (A) 1 and 3 only
  • (B) 1, 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) None of the above
Consider the following statements about Mian title:
1 The title of Mian was conferred to them by a Mughal Emperor.
2. Mian receives the salutation of Jai Dia.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None of the above
Raja Sansar chand fell in love with a girl belonging to which of the following tribes?
  • (A) Bhots
  • (B) Gujjars
  • (C) Gaddis
  • (D) Pangwal
Consider the following statements:
1 The Hindu Gujjars perform agriculture and lead a settled life.
2. Muslim Gujjars lead an unsettled pastoral life.
3. The wealth of gujjars consists of sheep and goats.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 1 and 3 only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) All of the above
Which of the following is known as widow or widower remarriage among Chanal community?
  • (A) Jhanjhara
  • (B) Topi lana
  • (C) Gadhoj
  • (D) None of the above
Which of the following is known as widow remarriage with unmarried brother of the deceased husband in Sippi community?
  • (A) Balu-Jhanjhara
  • (B) Khewat
  • (C) Gadhoj
  • (D) Quadani
What is the main occupation of the Turi Caste people?
  • (A) Agriculture
  • (B) Basket making
  • (C) Singing and dancing
  • (D) Knitting
Which of the following subcastes perform the rituals of the dead and accept donations in their name?
  • (A) Bhat
  • (B) Acharaj
  • (C) Turi
  • (D) Khatik
Consider the following statements:
1. Traditionally the Bhats were genealogists and narrated family history and heroic deeds of the rulers.
2. Bhats are distributed in the trans-Giri and cis-Giri region of district Shimla.
3. Soni and Kapila are synonyms for the Bhat community.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 2 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3 only
Which of the following came to the kangra from Jammu during an earthquake that rocked the area in 1905?
  • (A) Battahra community
  • (B) Khatik community
  • (C) Julaha community
  • (D) Bhat community
Consider the following statements:
1. Koer are weavers and are also known as Kabirvanshi.
2. Julaha community is known for performing a comedy play called swang.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 only
  • (D) None of the above
In which area of Himachal Pradesh are the "Girth” found?
  • (A) Kullu Valley
  • (B) Baspa Valley
  • (C) Kangra Valley
  • (D) Ravi Valley
The sood caste is in majority in which of the following district?
  • (A) Shimla
  • (B) Mandi
  • (C) Kangra
  • (D) Chamba
Consider the following statements:
1 Rathis were Bhatti Rajput, converted in the reign of Qutub-ud-din and Allaudin Khilji.
2. Rangar are believed to have fled from Rajputana during the time of Aurangzeb.
3. The three main castes of Mahajan community are Baniya, Kayastha and Khatri.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) None of the above
Who are known as Bhojkis?
  • (A) Family priests of Katoch dynasty
  • (B) Priests of Jwala ji and Naina Devi temples
  • (C) Reciters of poetry during marriage ceremony
  • (D) Brahmins who got land grants from Thakurs

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