Q. What does Verrier Elwin have to say to the hill people of Assam? (3marks) (2015/2017)
-> Verrier Elwin says that the hill people of Assam are very warm and friendly. They are cultivated with rich values of life. They have less complications and artificialities. Elwin says that he saw such hospitality in very few places or people in the world.
Q. Why did the author Verrier Elwin say that he was an unconventional visitor? (2marks) (2017/2018)
-> The author Varrier Elwin says that he was an unconventional visitor of Assam because he found the tribal and hilly people of Assam very friendly and warm. They have a rich and colourful culture to which Elwin was attracted greatly.
Q. What is the difference between the Game Sanctuaries of Africa and India? (3marks) (2019)
-> In the Game sanctuaries of East Africa the wild animals are safe because people cooperate to make a sanctuary a success. A lot of money is spent on them and no one would dream of poaching there.
According to the writer, the wild animals are not altogether safe in the Game Sanctuaries in Assam because the public are not ready to cooperate for their safety.
Q. “You have a great treasure there”. What treasure is Verrier Elwin referring to and what is his suggestion about the treasure? (3marks) (2019)
-> According to Verrier Elwin Assam’s village has a rich tradition and culture along with natural beauty. These are the things to which the author is referring to by the term “treasure”. He suggests studying them with love and sympathy and not to neglect them.