WBCS(Main)-2007 Anthropology Paper-II Question Paper

                                                WEST   BENGAL   CIVIL  SERVICE 

                                                           EXAMINATION - 2007

                                                           Anthropology  Paper-II


Time Allowed-3 Hours                                                                                        Full Marks-100 

                                                     All questions carry equal marks                                                             

                                                                     Group - A 

                                                         Answer any three questions 


1.  Write a brief account of Neolithic culture in India.


2.  Discuss salient features of Varna and Jati in Indian casl system with suitable examples.


3.  Give an acount of the economic characteristics of schedule tribes in India.


4.  Discuss Risley’s racial classification of Indian population


5.  Write short notes on any two of the following :

     (a)  Birbahanpur

     (b)  Laterite

     (c)  O B C

     (d)  A B O Blood group


                                                                    Group - B

                                                         Answer any two questions.


6.  State briefly the constitutional safeguards for tribal population in India.


7.  Describe briefly the social structure of a matrilinear trih best known to you.


8.  Discuss the salient features of the Soan and Madrasian cu tures.