5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a practice of quiet reflection to clear the mind and find inner peace
- b caste that made up most of the Indian population; most were peasants and manual laborers; they had limited rights in society
- 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
- d in Hinduism, the belief that soul is reborn in various forms
- e Ancient Sanskrit writings that are the earliest sacred texts of Hinduism.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A Hindu god considered the Preserver of the world
- A name, meaning the "enlightened one", used for Siddhartha Gautama.
- the moral law combined with spiritual discipline that guides one's life; the order of the universe
- Indus Valley city laid out in a grid pattern. Had a complex irrigation and sewer system.
- an Indo-European people who, about 1500 B.C., began to migrate into the Indian subcontinent
5 True/False questions
Gupta Empire (The Golden Age) → astronomy, mathematics, literature, art, poetry, architecture, medicine and more were advanced
Chandragupta Maurya → 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.
brahmins → In Hinduism, the single supreme force or reality of the universe
Wanting or Desire → One of the most holy natural features of the Indian landscape for Hindus.
Sanskrit → the Hindu cycle of death and rebirth