Q. With reference to Betta-Kuruba Community consider the following statements:
1.The tribe lives in the regions of Karnataka and is one of the few indigenous communities of the Nilgiris.
2.They are the followers of Buddhism.
3.They are generally believed to be the descendants of the Pallavas.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Statement 1 and 3 are correct. The tribe lives in the regions of Karnataka and is one of the few indigenous communities of the Nilgiris. They are generally believed to be the descendants of the Pallavas.

Statement 2 is incorrect. They follow Hinduism.

Source: AIR