The aboriginal tribes found in Andaman and Nicobar Islands are either negroid or mongoloid. Consider the following with this reference:
1. Jarawa
2. Shompen
3. Onge
4. Nicobarese
Which of the above is / are mongoloid?

Answer: [B] 2 & 4

There are 6 aboriginal tribes in Andaman & Nicobar islands. Great Andamanese, Onge, Jarawa and Sentinelese are negrito while Nicobarese and Shompen are mongoloid. Shompens and Nicobarese seem to be descendents of primitive Malayans.

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