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5 Matching questions

  1. Centralized Government
  2. Matriarchal
  3. Gupta Empire
  4. Theravada
  5. Mauryan Empire
  1. a A government in which a central authority controls the running of a state.
  2. b People who held to the Buddha's stricter, original teachings
  3. c Golden Age of India; ruled through central government but allowed village power; restored Hinduism
  4. d The first state to unify most of the Indian subcontinent. It was founded by Chandragupta Maurya in 324 B.C.E. and survived until 184 B.C.E. From its capital at Pataliputra in the Ganges Valley it grew wealthy from taxes. (184)
  5. e Relating to a social system in which the mother is head of the family

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. People who accepted the new doctrines that the Buddhists had
  2. A Hindu god considered the preserver of the world
  3. Relating to a society in which men hold the greatest legal and moral authority
  4. The Dravidian language spoken since prehistoric times by the Tamil people in southern India and Sri Lanka
  5. Government workers; 18 ranks of jobs

5 True/False questions

  1. Religious TolerationAcceptance of religious differences


  2. Han Dynastyone of India's greatest writers. Might have been court poet for Chandra Gupta II. Famous play - Shakuntala - girl who falls in love w/ and marries a King.


  3. MonopolyExclusive control or possession of something


  4. KalidasaPeople who accepted the new doctrines that the Buddhists had


  5. AsokaGrandson of Chandragupta; most honored emperor for his commitment to spreading peace and prosperity to all; was Buddhist but accepted other religions; decline came after his death


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