Q.1: Match the following:
- garh – chaurasi
- tanda – caravan
- labourer – paik
- clan – khel
- Sib Singh – Ahom state
- Durgawati – Garha Katanga
Q.2: Fill in the blanks:
a) The new castes emerging within varnas were called jatis.
b) Buranjis were historical works written by the Ahoms.
c) The Akbar Nama mentions that Garha Katanga had 70,000 villages.
d) As tribal states became bigger and stronger, they gave land grants to poets and scholars.
Q.3: State whether true or false:
a) Tribal societies had rich oral traditions. True
b) There were no tribal communities in the north-western part of the subcontinent. False
Correct statement: There were many tribal communities in the north-western part of the subcontinent.
c) The chaurasi in Gond states contained several cities. False
Correct statement: The chaurasi in Gond states contained several villages.
d) The Bhils lived in the north-eastern part of the subcontinent. False
Correct statement: The Bhils lived in the western and central India.