MCQ Questions for Class 8 Civics: Ch 8 Confronting Marginalisation

MCQ Questions for Class 8 Civics: Ch 8 Confronting Marginalisation

1. Which is the Article of Constitution that states that untouchability has been abolished?
(a) Article 16
(b) Article 18
(c) Article 28
(d) Article 17
► (d) Article 17

2. People believing that adivasis are
(a) cunning, primitive and forward
(b) exotic, primitive and backward
(c) extrovert, primitive and forward
(d) exotic, modern and backward
► (b) exotic, primitive and backward

3. During the ___ century, substantial numbers of Adivasis converted to Christianity, which has
(a) 18th
(b) 20th
(c) 17th
(d) 19th
► (d) 19th

4. What term means to exclude or banish an individual or a group?
(a) Dalit
(b) S.C.
(c) Ostracise
(d) None of these
► (c) Ostracise

5. Who was Kabir by caste?
(a) Weaver
(b) Kumhar
(c) Barbar
(d) Mason
► (a) Weaver

6. Shakti and Tantric traditions in
(a) Orissa and Assam
(b) Bengal and Kerala
(c) Bengal and Assam
(d) Kerala and Orissa
► (c) Bengal and Assam

7. A person or a group that can express themselves and their views strongly are
(a) assertive
(b) representative
(c) forceful person
(d) none of these
► (a) assertive

8. What do you understand by manual scavenging?
(a) Work of scavenging by machine
(b) Work of scavenging by hand
(c) Work of scavenging by power
(d) None of these
► (b) Work of scavenging by hand

9. Today whose poetry is sung and appreciated by Dalits, marginalised groups and those critical of social hierarchies in U.P., Rajasthan, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Bengal, Bihar and Gujarat.
(a) Tulsidas
(b) Surdas
(c) Kabir's
(d) Rahim's
► (c) Kabir's

10. Adivasis have always been influenced by different surrounding religions like
(a) Shakta, Sikhs, Polish and Christianity
(b) Shakta, Sikhs, Muslims, Polish and Christianity
(c) Shakta, Buddhist, Vaishnav, Bhakti and Christianity
(d) None of these
► (c) Shakta, Buddhist, Vaishnav, Bhakti and Christianity

11. The forest or tribal people living in their aboriginal state the lifestyle are known as
(a) Invoke
(b) Dalits
(c) Adivasis
(d) None of these
► (c) Adivasis

12. Who needs to constantly work to bring equality and dignity for all?
(a) Government
(b) People
(c) None of them
(d) Both of them
► (d) Both of them

13. Which type of poems Kabir wrote?
(a) Bhakti tradition
(b) Veer Ras
(c) Revolutionary
(d) None of these
► (a) Bhakti tradition

14. How does government ensure to end the inequity in the country?
(a) Through laws
(b) Through reservations
(c) Both a and b
(d) None of them
► (c) Both a and b

15. Who out of the following are facing inequalities due to marginalisation?
(a) Dalits
(b) Women
(c) Adivasis
(d) All of them
► (d) All of them

16. The well known Bhakti poet Chokhamela was from
(a) sixteenth century
(b) seventeenth century
(c) fifteenth century
(d) fourteenth century
► (d) fourteenth century
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