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Dacoity: Quiz


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  • the comic series Bahadur focused on rehabilitation of dacoits at a time when dacoity was prevalent in many parts of rural India?

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Question 1: In recent times, Veerappan of ________ state became one of the most notorious dacoits of Indian history, evading authorities for decades up until his shooting death in 2004.
Madras PresidencyChennaiTamil NaduVellore

Question 2: Dacoity (Hindi: डकैती ḍakaitī, Urdu: ڈکیتی ḍakaitī, ________: ডাকাতি ḍakati) means "armed robbery".
SanskritPunjabi languageBengali languageGujarati language

Question 3: In ________ State, women belonging to a village defense group have been issued gun permits to fend off Dacoity.
MaharashtraJabalpurUttar PradeshMadhya Pradesh

Question 4: The term was also applied, according to ________, to "pirates who formerly infested the Ganges between Calcutta and Burhampore".
James Murray (lexicographer)DictionaryOxford English DictionaryUnited Kingdom

Question 5: Dacoit (Hindi: डकैत ṭakait, Urdu: ڈکیت ṭakait, ________: ডাকাত ḍakat) means "a bandit".
Bengali languagePunjabi languageSanskritGujarati language

Question 6: The most infamous member of the Dacoit "profession" was probably India's ________[1].
Phoolan DeviKolkataMadhya PradeshUttar Pradesh


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