(Topic-Wise Mains Papers) Paper-VI: Social Aspect of Chhattisgarh (छत्तीसगढ़ का सामाजिक परिदृश्य)

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Paper- VI (General Studies- IV: Philosophy and Sociology) (200 Marks)

Part 03: Social Aspect of Chhattisgarh (75 Marks)

Syllabus>>> Tribal social organization: Marriage, Family, Clan, youth dormitories.

2018

1.       Write functions of Ghotul. (2 marks)

2.       Describe different marriage types which prevail in tribes of Chhattisgarh. (15 marks)

2015

1.       Define ‘Clan’. (2 marks)

2.       With which tribe ‘Dhumkuriya’ is associated? Write a short note. (4 marks)

3.       Discuss the forms of preferential marriage in tribes. (10 marks)

2013

1.       Give an account of tribal ‘Youth Dormitories’ of Chhattisgarh. (40/3 marks)

Syllabus>>> Tribes of Chhattisgarh:

  • Special primitive tribes of Chhattisgarh, other tribes, schedule caste and other backward class of Chhattisgarh.
  • Main ornaments popular in tribes of Chhattisgarh,
  • Special traditions.

2018

1.       Define Tribe. (2 marks)

2.       Which are the main tribal language families found in Chhattisgarh? (2 marks)

3.       What is ‘Jaitkham’? (2 marks)

4.       Write brief note on Sarhul. (2 marks)

5.       Differentiate between Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe. (4 marks)

6.       Which tribe of Chhattisgarh is famous for its basketry work? Describe it. (8 marks)

7.       What is the significance of artistic memorial pillars of Gond Tribe of Bastar? (8 marks)

8.       Throw light on cultural heritage- traditional folk-lore and traditional dances of Dewars. (8 marks)

2017

1.       Give the introduction of Ramnami Community of Chhattisgarh. (2 marks)

2.       Write four tribes who make bamboo handicrafts. (2 marks)

3.       What is ‘Rakhia’? Give its use. (2 marks)

4.       Which work related with ‘Khotana’? (2 marks)

5.       Write about Kaksar Dance. (2 marks)

6.       Write a short note on the tribal festival ‘Chaitrai’. (4 marks)

7.       Write four names of Goddess and four names of Gods of tribal rural area. (4 marks)

8.       Write an article on Bali Parab (Jagaar). (8 marks)

9.       Describe the Salfi drink. (8 marks)

10.   Write a short note on Mariya Tribe. (10 marks)

2016

1.       What is the importance of Godna (tattoo) in tribal society? (2 marks)

2.       What is customary law? (2 marks)

3.       Write the names of major books of tribes of Middle India written by Verrier Elvin (at least names of three books). (2 marks)

4.       ‘Totemism’ is a religious or social phenomenon. Comment. (4 marks)

5.       What do you understand by Pola (Pora)? (4 marks)

6.       Write a note on the relationship of tribal languages of Chhattisgarh with different language families. (8 marks)

7.       What is folk dance? Write note on the three folk dance forms the Kaksar, Gaur and Gendi of Bastar region. (5×4=20 marks)

2015

1.       In which place ‘Lingojatra’ was celebrated last year? Write a short introduction of it. (2 marks)

2.       Write the names of 10 musical instruments played by Muria tribe. (2 marks)

3.       Discuss the festivals related to agriculture among Hill Korwas. (2 marks)

4.       Write a note on shifting cultivation. (4 marks)

5.       Write an essay on any one primitive tribal group of Chhattisgarh. (10 marks)

2014

1.       Write the names of tribal groups of Chhattisgarh who are practicing primitive form of cultivation along with hunting and food gathering. (2 marks)

2.       Write the names of hunter and food gatherer tribes of Chhattisgarh and discuss their gathering tradition. (2 marks)

3.       What is the significance of Sainik Dance among Dhurwa tribes? (4 mark)

4.       Explain ‘Totemism’. (8 marks)

2013

1.       What is ‘sororate’? (2 marks)

2.       What is primitive tribe? Which are the primitive tribes of Chhattisgarh? (2 marks)

3.       What is the traditional profession of Agaria tribe? (2 marks)

4.       Discuss about the head ornaments of Muria Tribe. (4 marks)

5.       What is ‘Penda’ cultivation? (4 marks)

Syllabus>>> Tribal Development: History, programmes and policies, The constitutional system

2018

1.       Describe Constitutional Provisions and Govt Schemes for education for tribal development. (15 marks)

2017

1.       What is the importance of Article 340 of Indian Constitution? (2 marks)

2016

1.       What provisions are made in Article 275 of Indian Constitution for the development of tribes? (2 marks)

2.       What is ‘Scheduled Area’? (4 marks)

3.       What do you mean by Scheduled Caste? (2 marks)

2014

1.       What suggestions had been given by the Shilu Ao Committee with reference to tribal development? (4 marks)

2.       Examine the provisions provided in the Indian Constitution for the educational protection and promotion of the interests of the scheduled tribes. (10 marks)

3.       Explain fifth and sixth schedules. (10 marks)

2013

1.       Mention the names of special primitive tribal agencies in Chhattisgarh. (2 marks)

2.       Explain ‘Panchsheel Principles’ of tribal development. (8 marks)

Syllabus>>> Tribal Problems: Isolation Migration and acculturation.

2018

1.       Write a note on Tribal Movement of Chhattisgarh. (4 marks)

2017

1.       Discuss the major problems of tribal society. (10 marks)

2016

1.       Discuss the problems of industrialization in tribes of Chhattisgarh. (15 marks)

2.       Describe the problems of migration in tribes of Chhattisgarh. (15 marks)

3.       Write a brief essay on TRIFED. (10 marks)

2015

1.       Describe the major responsible factors for the low level of education among the tribes. (8 marks)

2014

1.       ‘There is a symbiotic relationship the tribals and the forests.’ Examine the statement. (20 marks)

2013

1.       Discuss the potentiality of Minor Forest Produce for the socio-economic development of tribals. (40/3 marks)

2.       Describe the problems of indebtedness and land alienation among the tribes of Chhattisgarh. (40/3 marks)

Syllabus>>> Art of Chhattisgarh

  • Folk arts of Chhattisgarh, folk literature, folk songs, folk legend, folk theater,
  • Prominent folk artists of Chhattisgarh

2018

1.       Describe Chhattisgarh folk theatre ‘Gammat’. (4 marks)

2017

1.       What is ‘Rahas’? (2 marks)

2.       What do you mean by Parrag (Mandari)? (2 marks)

3.       Write a short note on Smt. Phoolbasanbai. (4 marks)

4.       What is Chhattisgarhi Bansgeet? (4 marks)

2016

1.       What do you know about Chhattisgarhi folk ballad ‘Bharthari’? (2 marks)

2.       What is ‘Dindwa Naach’? (2 marks)

3.       Write the importance of Thakur Devta. (2 marks)

4.       What is Daihan? (2 marks)

5.       Write a short note on Jhadu Ram Dewangan. (4 marks)

6.       Discuss the contributions of Pt Mukutdhar Pandey in the field of literature. (4 marks)

7.       What do you understand by ‘Jhara art and craft’? (8 marks)

2015

1.       What is Bell Metal Art of Bastar? (2 marks)

2.       Why late Devdas Banjare was famous? (2 marks)

3.       When and by whom Karma dance is performed? (2 marks)

4.       In folk ballad, whose story is sung in Chandaini? (2 marks)

5.       Write a short note on Chakradhar Samaroh. (4 marks)

6.       Write a note on Chhattisgarhi folk theater ‘Gammat’. (8 marks)

7.       Give detailed account on RAHAS. (10 marks)

8.       Distinguish between ‘Swarna Rahas’ and ‘Satnami Rahas’. (10 marks)

2014

1.       What do you understand by ‘Faag’? (2 marks)

2.       Write any folk song of Chhattisgarh. (2 marks)

3.       Write about ‘Gendi Dance’? (2 marks)

4.       Briefly describe Chhattisgarhi folk song Dadariya. (2 marks)

5.       Discuss the contribution of Dau Ramchandra Deshmukh in Chhattisgarhi folk art. (4 marks)

6.       Describe ‘Baans Geet’ singing tradition in Chhattisgarh. (4 marks)

7.       Write about Panthi dance of Chhattisgarh. (20 marks)

2013

1.       Which are the main folk songs of Chhattisgarh? (2 marks)

2.       Give introduction of story content of Bharthari singing. (2 marks)

3.       Discuss the contribution of Dau Ramchandra Deshmukh in Chhattisgarhi folk art. (4 marks)

4.       Discuss the Chhattisgarhi folk singing style ‘Pandavani’. (4 marks)

5.       Write on the artistic contribution of Govindram Nirmalkar. (8 marks)

Syllabus>>> Idioms and Proverbs, Puzzle/ riddle (जनऊला), Singing (हाना)

2018

1.       Define Proverb. Write two examples of it. (2 marks)

2015

1.       What is proverb? Explain the various forms of Chhattisgarhi proverbs- idioms, puzzle/riddle, and singing (Hana) with 5-5 examples. (40 marks)

2013

1.       Write any Chhattisgarhi idiom and its meaning. (2 marks)

Syllabus>>>

  • Literary, music and art institutions of Chhattisgarh,
  • Chhattisgarh State awards and Regards in these fields.

2017

1.       In which field Pt Lakhan Lal Mishra Award is established by Govt of Chhattisgarh? In 2017 who was awarded by this award? (2 marks)

2013

1.       In which field the Govt of Chhattisgarh awarded state level award in the name of Pt Sunderlal Sharma and Raja Chakradhar Singh? (2 marks)

2.       Write an essay on Indira Kala Sangeet Vishwavidyalaya Khairagarh. (20 marks)

 

Syllabus>>> Culture of Chhattisgarh : Folk culture, chief fairs and festivals of Chhattisgarh.

2018

1.       What is the significance of Hartalika festival? (2 marks)

2017

1.       Describe Gaura Festival. (2 marks)

2.       Write four folk festivals of Chhattisgarh. (2 marks)

3.       When is Navratri celebrated? With which it is related? (2 marks)

4.       Write an essay on ‘Dashahara of Bastar’. (8 marks)

5.       Describe the folk culture in ‘Sua Geet’ of Chhattisgarh. (10 marks)

6.       What do you mean by ‘Mitan’ Custom? (15 marks)

7.       Write an essay on Chhattisgarhi festival Pola. (15 marks)

2016

1.       Write short note on the religious importance of the rivers Shankhini-Dankini. (4 marks)

2.       Write a note on Chhattisgarhi folk festival ‘Bhojali’. (8 marks)

2015

1.       What is Jaitkham? (2 marks)

2.       Provide a short description of Gaura Festival. (4 marks)

3.       What is the significance of Hartalika? (4 marks)

4.       Write a note on Bastar Dashahara. (8 marks)

2014

1.       What do you know about Kamarchhath celebrated in Chhattisgarh? (2 marks)

2.       Write about Hareli Festival. (8 marks)

3.       How Teeja festival is celebrated in Chhattisgarh? (4 marks)

2013

1.       Write names of musical instruments used in ‘Gandwa-Baja’. (2 marks)

2.       Describe ‘Cherchera’ festival. (2 marks)

3.       Describe ‘Marai Mela’ of Bastar. (8 marks)

4.       Give a brief account of fairs of Chhattisgarh with detailed not on ‘Rajim Mela’. (20 marks)

Syllabus>>> Protected archaeological monuments, sites and excavated sites in State. Tourism places marked by Chhattisgarh Govt

2018

1.       Why Kutumsar Cave is famous? (4 marks)

2.       What is the significance of Sirpur? (4 marks)

2017

1.       Why the place ‘Girodpuri’ is famous? (4 marks)

2.       Describe the historical and religious importance of Dantewada of Chhattisgarh. (4 marks)

3.       Describe the two caves of Bastar- Kutumbsar and Kailash Caves. (10 marks)

2016

1.       Write the name of oldest theatre (Natyashala) in Chhattisgarh. (2 marks)

2.       Comment on Chhattisgarh Handicrafts Development Board. (2 marks)

3.       For what reason Mainpat is famous? (2 marks)

4.       For what reason Bhoramdev is famous? (2 marks)

5.       Write an essay on the main five tourist places of Chhattisgarh. (8×5=40 marks)

2015

1.       For what reason Turturia is famous? (2 marks)

2.       For what reason Shivrinarayan of Chhattisgarh is famous? (2 marks)

3.       Which place is known as ‘Shimla of Chhattisgarh’? why it is famous? (4 marks)

2014

1.       Why Ramgarh of Chhattisgarh is famous? (2 marks)

2.       What is the significance of Malhar? (2 marks)

3.       Briefly discuss on Purkhauti Muktangan. (2 marks)

4.       Write religious and social importance of Dongargarh. (4 marks)

5.       Discuss about painted rock shelters of Raigarh region. (20 marks)

2013

1.       Why Damakheda is famous? (2 marks)

2.       For what reasons Ratanpur is famous? (4 marks)

Syllabus>>> National Park, Sanctuaries; Waterfalls and caves of Bastar

2018

1.       Write the names of two national parks and sanctuaries of Chhattisgarh. (2 marks)

2017

1.       Describe the two National Parks of Chhattisgarh- Indravati and Kangerghati. (10 marks)

2016

1.       Write short note on the religious importance of the rivers Shankhini-Dankini. (4 marks)

2.       Write a note on Chhattisgarhi folk festival ‘Bhojali’. (8 marks)

2015

1.       Write the names of any two National Parks of Chhattisgarh. (2 marks)

2014

1.       Write a brief essay on Indravati National Park. (4 marks)

2013

1.       Write a note on Achanakmar Sanctuary. (4 marks)

Syllabus>>> Major saints of Chhattisgarh.

2013

1.       Discuss the social contribution of Guru Ghansidas. (2 marks)


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