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  1. Rigveda
  2. Sati
  3. Chandragupta Maurya
  4. Moksha
  5. Samsara
  1. a A Veda, which was a sacred writing of Hinduism that contained a collection of Hindu poems and hymns that were used for religious reasons
  2. b 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.
  3. c King, founder of the Mauryan Empire
  4. d In Hinduism, it is seen as the liberation of the soul from the body
  5. e The Hindu cycle of death and rebirth; in Buddhism means rebirth

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. A room or building carved out of the side of a cliff. They were used for religious ceremonies and houses to monks and wandering ascetics
  2. An incarnation of a god
  3. The second lowest of the five castes in the Indian social system and were not twice born; consisted of peasants and artisans which was most of the Indian population
  4. An Indian King or prince that was ranked higher than a raja
  5. A warrior who felt discouraged when going into battle and took advice from his chariot driver without knowing that he was Krishna, an incarnation of the Indian deity Vishnu

5 True/False Questions

  1. Mohenjo-DaroA city in the Harappan civilization that is located on the Indus River

          

  2. HarappanIn Hinduism he was the Universal Soul, and in the trinity of gods in Hinduism he was the Creator

          

  3. Siddhartha GautamaFounder 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

          

  4. CasteA 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. DravidianA language; people who speak it mainly live in Southern India and were probably pushed there by the Aryan invasions

          

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