i. Tribal societies had rich oral traditions. _______
ii. There were no tribal communities in the northwestern part of the subcontinent. _______
iii. Barhots were made up of 12 villages each. _______
iv. The chaurasi in Gond states contained several cities. _______
v. In the western Himalaya lived the shepherd tribe of Gaddis. _______
vi. The Bhils lived in the north-eastern part of the subcontinent. _______
vii. Ahoms also introduced new methods of rice cultivation. ________
viii. According to Akbar Nama, the Gond kingdom of Garha Katanga had 70,000 villages. ______
Q2. Fill in the blanks
i. The new castes emerging within varnas were called________.
ii. The Gonds practised __________cultivation.
iii. ___________were historical works written by the Ahoms.
iv. The _____________mentions that Garha Katanga had 70,000 villages.
v. As tribal states became bigger and stronger, they gave land grants to ________and _____________.
vi. ______________, the Gond raja of Garha Katanga, assumed the title of Sangram Shah.
vii. The Gonds lived in a vast forested region called_______________.
viii. The Gonds kingdom was divided into ___________.
ix. Ahom society was divided into ___________or _________.
Q3. Who controlled garh?
Q4. Who were specialised artisans?
Q5. Who was Chandra Shah?
Q6. What is the meaning of 'bhuiyans'?
Q7. Where does the Kutiya Kond tribe live?
Q8. What do you understand by tanda?
Q9. Name the shepherd tribe of the Western Himalayas.
Q10. What was buranjis?
Q11. Who was the chief of Gakkhar tribe?
Q12. Which tribe was powerful in north-west?
Q13. Who were the most important trader nomads?
Q14. When did the Mughals forces attack Garha Katanga?
Q15. Why did Mughals attack Ahom kingdom?
Q16. Who was made a noble (mansabdar) by Emperor Akbar?
Q17. What made the brahmanas more influential in the Gond society?
Q18. Name the tribes which lived in extreme south.
Q19. Who subjugated the Cheros?