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  1. Atman
  2. Siddhartha Gautama
  3. Brahman
  4. Buddhism
  5. Maharaja
  1. a Founder of Buddhism who achieved enlightenment of the meaning of life while sitting under a tree and later preached his conclusions that came to be known as Buddhism
  2. b The individual soul
  3. c An Indian King or prince that was ranked higher than a raja
  4. d A religion that was started by Siddhartha Gautama, whose purpose was to stop suffering
  5. e In Hinduism he was the Universal Soul, and in the trinity of gods in Hinduism he was the Creator

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An important Hindu deity who in the trinity of gods was the Destroyer
  2. The title given in India to a king or prince
  3. Political advisor to the Mauryans
  4. A ritual that required a woman to throw herself on her late husband's funeral pyre or burn herself. This was done gladly and if a woman didn't comply with this she would be disgraced.
  5. Mixed source belief (religions that are a blend of two or more)

5 True/False questions

  1. PariahsThe name of the group of people outside the caste system; they were the contained the outcasts of society and untouchables, were not considered a part of Indian society or the caste system


  2. UpanishadsCommentaries on the Vedas that are considered sacred texts in the Hindu religion


  3. SamsaraAn Indo-European language that was the language of the Vedas


  4. VishnuIn Hinduism, the seventh incarnation of the god Vishnu


  5. KshatriyaPolitical advisor to the Mauryans


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