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  1. Dharma
  2. Aryans
  3. Hinduism
  4. Vaisya
  5. Jainism
  1. a The main religion in India, it emphasizes reincarnation, based on the results of the previous life, and the desirability of escaping this cycle. Its various forms feature both asceticism and the pleasures of ordinary life, and in encompasses a multitude of gods as different manifestations of one ultimate reality
  2. b A religion that branched off from Hinduism and was founded by Mahavira; its belief is that everything has a soul, and its purpose was to cleanse the soul. Some were extreme aesthetics.
  3. c Duty
  4. d The third highest caste that was made up of merchants and commoners, twice born
  5. e Indo-European speaking nomads who entered India from the Central Asian steppes between 1500 and 1000 BCE and greatly affected Indian society

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An important Hindu deity who in the trinity of gods was the Destroyer
  2. In Hinduism, the seventh incarnation of the god Vishnu
  3. A river in Pakistan that flows into the Arabian Sea
  4. 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
  5. A book in which the rules for social behavior were written down; Manu is the mythical founder of India

5 True/False questions

  1. Siddhartha GautamaOne of the two Sanskrit epics of Ancient India. It is the longest epic poem in the world. It is translated as "Great India" and is primarily about wars.

          

  2. VishnuA Hindu god who, in the trinity of gods, is the Preserver

          

  3. MonsoonIn Hinduism, it is seen as the liberation of the soul from the body

          

  4. GangesA river in Pakistan that flows into the Arabian Sea

          

  5. ArjunaIndo-European speaking nomads who entered India from the Central Asian steppes between 1500 and 1000 BCE and greatly affected Indian society