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Castes of Himachal Pradesh – 1
- September 14, 2022
- Posted by: Maya
- Category: Daily GK Dose
Q.1 What is the main occupation of the Turi Caste people?
(b) Basket making
(d) Singing and dancing
Q.2 Which of the following subcastes perform the rituals of the dead and accept donations in their name?
Q.3 There are two main cultivating castes in Kangra, one of them being “Girth”. Which is the second.
Q.4 What is the occupation of Sippi caste?
(b) Leather work
(c) Metal Craft
(d) Bamboo Work
Q.5 On what basis are the surnames kalta, Tegta, Gangta and Jharta etc. placed in some parts of Shimla district?
(a) After the village
(b) In the name of the descendant
(c) In the name of family profession
(d) In the name of the month or day of birth
Q.6 What is Turi?
(b) Wage stone breakers
(c) Rope and Basket Makers
(d) Ways that earn their livelihood in music and dance.
Q.7 Who is the Girth of Kangra region?
Q.8 Which of the following caste has been declared backward?
(d) All of the above
Q.9 ‘Lawana’ is a commercial sub-caste of which region?
Q.10 ‘Chomang’, ‘Domang’ caste is concentrated in which district?
(a) Lahaul – Spiti