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5 Matching questions

  1. reincarnation
  2. Vedas
  3. Ashoka
  4. meditation
  5. sudras
  1. a practice of quiet reflection to clear the mind and find inner peace
  2. b caste that made up most of the Indian population; most were peasants and manual laborers; they had limited rights in society
  3. c 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
  4. d in Hinduism, the belief that soul is reborn in various forms
  5. e Ancient Sanskrit writings that are the earliest sacred texts of Hinduism.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A Hindu god considered the Preserver of the world
  2. A name, meaning the "enlightened one", used for Siddhartha Gautama.
  3. the moral law combined with spiritual discipline that guides one's life; the order of the universe
  4. Indus Valley city laid out in a grid pattern. Had a complex irrigation and sewer system.
  5. an Indo-European people who, about 1500 B.C., began to migrate into the Indian subcontinent

5 True/False questions

  1. Gupta Empire (The Golden Age)astronomy, mathematics, literature, art, poetry, architecture, medicine and more were advanced


  2. Chandragupta Mauryathe 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.


  3. brahminsIn Hinduism, the single supreme force or reality of the universe


  4. Wanting or DesireOne of the most holy natural features of the Indian landscape for Hindus.


  5. Sanskritthe Hindu cycle of death and rebirth


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