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CBSE Class 8 History Our Past III Book Chapter 4 “Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age” Multiple Choice Questions ‌(MCQs‌) with Answers

Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 8 History Book Our Past III Chapter 4 – Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age.  Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference



Q1- _______ were followers of Birsa Munda.


A) Orans

B) Bhils

C) Brahmans

D) Vaishyas


Q2- _______ tribe is based in Odisha.


A) Bhotia

B) Santhal

C) Dongria Kandha

D) Orans


Q3- Britishers were referred as _____ by tribals.


A) killers

B) devta

C) Dikus

D) Raja


Q4- Tribals cook food with the help of ____ seeds.


A) palash

B) mahua

C) mango

D) avocado


Q5- To colour their clothes, tribals use the flowers of


A) mango

B) kusum

C) lotus

D) rose


Q6- ______ was one of the prominent tribal leaders during the freedom struggle.


A) Birsa Munda

B) Bhagoji Naik

C) Arjun Munda

D) Ambroz Naik


Q7- ___ are prominent tribes of Maharashtra


A) Banjara

B) Bhils

C) Bhotia

D) Mala Irular


Q8- Oran tribe is based in ______


A) Kerala

B) Jharkhand

C) Tamilnadu

D) Punjab


Q9- ________ are the tribes who never interact with the outside world.


A) Khasi

B) Jarawas

C) Orans

D) Gujjars


Q10- Shifting cultivation is known as _____ in Madhya Pradesh


A) Buwai

B) Bewar

C) Jhuming

D) Ploughing


Q11- ____ is one of the animals reared by tribals


A) Yak

B) Dog

C) cat

D) snake


Q12- _______ is a tribe based in Kashmir


A) Bakarwal

B) Jhum

C) Santhal

D) Jarawas


Q13- _______ based in Himachal Pradesh are shepherd tribes.


A) Santhal

B) Gaddis

C) Khasi

D) Bhil


Q14- _____ were main people in the tribal region before the British conquered them.


A) King

B) minister

C) tribal chief

D) advisors


Q15- British failed in their efforts to settle _____ at one place.


A) tribals

B) Jhum cultivators

C) villagers

D) farmers


Q16- The Santhal revolt took place in 


A) 1855

B) 1857

C) 1860

D) 1862


Q17- Warli revolt took place in _______ in 1940.


A) Gujarat

B) Rajasthan

C) Bihar

D) Tamilnadu


Q18- __________ occured in Central India in 1910.


A) Bastar rebellion

B) Worli revolt

C) Oran revolt

D) Jarawa revolt


Q19- Birsa Munda died in 


A) 1900

B) 1897

C) 1899

D) 1901


Q20- Tribals were often forced to work in ____ mines of Bihar during British rule.


A) coal

B) gold

C) petroleum

D) iron


Answer key for Class 8 History Our Past III Book Chapter 4 – Tribals, Dikus and the Vision of a Golden Age MCQs


Q. No. Answer Q. No. Answer
1 A 11 A
2 C 12 A
3 C 13 B
4 B 14 C
5 B 15 B
6 A 16 A
7 A 17 B
8 B 18 A
9 B 19 A
10 B 20 A


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