Himachal GK MCQs (Lifestyle, Food habits and Traditions) - 3

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1. In which community the tradition of breaking a dry piece of wood on the head of the wife by the husband exists, for receiving the community approval of the divorce?
A. Pangwal Brahmin
B. Pangwal Rajput
C. Swangla
D. Gujjar

2. In which region of Himachal the “Jhind Phunk” (झींद फूंक ) type of marriage tradition exists?
A. Kinnaur and Lahaul
B. Shimla and Sirmaur
C. Kangra and Chamba
D. Mandi and Kullu

3. Mavi, which is a traditional part of Kanet community, is known especially for “Dhing”. What is Dhing?
A. Dance style
B. Martial art
C. Archery
D. Wrestling

4. “Janji” or “Jani” marriage in Pangwal tribe is which type of marriage?
A. Inferior form of marriage
B. Love marriage
C. Marriage by kidnapping the girl forcefully
D. Superior form of marriage

5. “Topi Lani” marriage in Pangwal tribe is which type of marriage?
A. Superior form of marriage
B. Inferior form of marriage
C. Love marriage
D. Marriage by deception

6. Prevalent in Kinnaur “Janetang” (जानीतांग) is which type of marriage?
A. Marriage by Kidnapping
B. Love marriage
C. Prohibited marriage
D. Widow Remarriage

7. “Damchalshish” (दमचलशीश or “Venangash” (वेनांगाश ) marriage types which are prevalent in Kinnaur are what type of marriages?
A. Love marriage
B. Prohibited marriage
C. Experimental marriage
D. Widow Remarriage

8. The Tibetan people who have settled in Himachal Pradesh are known by the name of “Bhot” in which place?
A. Kinnaur
B. Lahaul
C. Pangi
D. Kangra

Answers: 1-a, 2-c, 3-b, 4-d, 5-b, 6-c, 7-a, 8-c.

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