Do You Know Jarawas?

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Do You Know Jarawas? - Quiz

The Jarawas are indigenes of Andaman Islands in India. The Jarawas lives alone and does not interact with outsiders hence their tradition, culture and society are not properly understood.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The population of the Jarawas is estimated to be within 
    • A. 

      250-400

    • B. 

      200-300

    • C. 

      230-450

    • D. 

      370-600

  • 2. 
    The Jarawas live in the South Andaman Islands and 
    • A. 

      North Andaman Islands

    • B. 

      Middle Andaman Islands

    • C. 

      East Andaman Islands

    • D. 

      West Andaman Islands

  • 3. 
    The Jarawas are believed to have been living on the islands for about
    • A. 

      300 years

    • B. 

      400 years

    • C. 

      Thousands of years

    • D. 

      Hundreds of years

  • 4. 
    The Jarawas' homelands were in the southern, South Andaman Islands before
    • A. 

      19th century

    • B. 

      18th century

    • C. 

      17th century

    • D. 

      16th century

  • 5. 
    The primary threat of the Jarawas is 
    • A. 

      Civilization

    • B. 

      Burmese travellers

    • C. 

      Andaman Trunk Road

    • D. 

      Budhist neighbours

  • 6. 
    The Jarawa bow is called 
    • A. 

      Patho

    • B. 

      Aao

    • C. 

      Elliptica

    • D. 

      Kekad

  • 7. 
    The Jarawa arrow is called 
    • A. 

      Aao

    • B. 

      Elliptica

    • C. 

      Patho

    • D. 

      Kekad

  • 8. 
    The iron head arrow is called 
    • A. 

      Aetaho

    • B. 

      Areca 

    • C. 

      Bobmo

    • D. 

      Patho

  • 9. 
    The Jarawas hunt the following except 
    • A. 

      Wild pigs 

    • B. 

      Monitor lizards

    • C. 

      Fish

    • D. 

      Wild goats

  • 10. 
    The Jarawa women catch fishes using 
    • A. 

      Fishing nets

    • B. 

      Hook and line

    • C. 

      Baskets

    • D. 

      Fishing traps