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5 Matching questions

  1. Ashoka
  2. brahmins
  3. reincarnation
  4. Chandragupta Maurya
  5. vishnu
  1. a A Hindu god considered the Preserver of the world
  2. b Chandragupta's grandson; gained control of all but India's southern tip; He converted to Buddhism and broadcast his precepts on inscribed stones and pillars
  3. c in Hinduism, the belief that soul is reborn in various forms
  4. d Priests and scholars in the Indian caste system
  5. e the founder of the Maurya Empire, brought together most of the Indian subcontinent. Considered the first unifier of India and the first genuine emperor of India.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a state of perfect wisdom in which one understands basic truths about the universe
  2. Ancient Sanskrit writings that are the earliest sacred texts of Hinduism.
  3. In Hinduism, the single supreme force or reality of the universe
  4. A name, meaning the "enlightened one", used for Siddhartha Gautama.
  5. one of the most sacred animals for the Hindus

5 True/False questions

  1. stupaa dome-shaped structure that serves as a Buddhist shrine


  2. Mohenjo-DaroA strong wind that brings heavy rain to southern Asia in the summer


  3. untouchablesalso called pariahs, lowest level of the Indian society; not considered a part of the caste system; did degrading jobs


  4. subcontinenta large and distinctive landmass that is a distinct part of some continent


  5. Bodhi TreeThe tree under which Sidartha Gautama achieved enlightenment.


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